Aristotle on Sophocles

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA Companion to Sophocles
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages409-423
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9781405187268
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 29 2013

Keywords

  • "Aristotelian" approach to Attic drama, and the Poetics
  • Aristotle (384-322 BCE), and Sophocles of the fifth century
  • Aristotle on Sophocles, historical interpretations
  • Aristotle's Rhetoric citing Sophocles
  • Aristotle, and Attic drama, "arising...improvisatory beginning"
  • Dionysiac poets, the soloist and chorus
  • Distinctions, conditioning approach to Sophoclean drama
  • Rhetorical invention and style

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)

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Kirby, J. T. (2013). Aristotle on Sophocles. In A Companion to Sophocles (pp. 409-423). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118350508.ch28