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Poetics | Suggested Reading


Here are some suggested reading materials and online resources to help you get a better understanding of Aristotle's Poetics. In addition, we've listed some articles and other books that are similar to Poetics that you may enjoy.

Reading Materials

Aristotle. Introduction to Aristotle. Edited by Richard McKeon, Modern Library, 1992.

Aristotle. Politics. Translated by Ernest Barker, Oxford UP, 1995.

Barnes, Jonathan. "Rhetoric and Poetics." The Cambridge Companion to Aristotle, edited by Jonathan Barnes, Cambridge UP, 1995.

McLeish, Kenneth. Aristotle: Aristotle's Poetics. Phoenix, 1998.

Plato. The Republic. Translated by H.D.P. Lee, Penguin, 2008.

Woodfin, Rupert, and Judy Groves. Introducing Aristotle. Icon, 2012.

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