Ontology and the Art of Tragedy

An Approach to Aristotle's Poetics

Martha Husain
eISBN-13: 9780791489796

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Ontology and the Art of Tragedy is a sustained reflection on the principles and criteria from which to guide one's approach to Aristotle's Poetics. Its scope is twofold: historical and systematic. In its historical aspect it develops an approach to Aristotle's Poetics, which brings his distinctive philosophy of being to bear on the reception of this text. In its systematic aspect it relates Aristotle's theory of art to the perennial desiderata of any theory of art, and particularly to Kandinsky's.

ISBNs 9780791451441, 0791489795, 9780791489796
Language English