Aristotle on Comedy: Towards a Reconstruction of Poetics II

Aristotle on Comedy: Towards a Reconstruction of Poetics II

Richard Janko


In 1839 the "Tractatus Coislinianus", a summarised treatise on comedy, was once released from a tenth-century manuscript. Its discoverer steered that it derived from the misplaced moment e-book of Aristotle's "Poetics", which inaugurated the systematic learn of comedy, however it used to be quickly condemned as an ignorant compilation verging on forgery, and hence concerns stood till the 1st e-book of "Aristotle on Comedy" in 1984. Richard Janko's variation of the textual content is followed through a dealing with translation, interpretive essays, reconstruction and observation. This version incorporates a new preface and extra bibliography.

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