Aristotle on Sophocles

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


  • "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

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  • Arts and Humanities(all)

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