Poetics

Poetics is the theory of literary forms and literary discourse. It may refer specifically to the theory of poetry, although some speakers use the term so broadly as to denote the concept of `theory` itself. ==History== Scholar T. V. F. Brogan identifies three major movements in Western poetics over the past 3,000 years, beginning with the formal.....
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Poetics

• (n.) The principles and rules of the art of poetry.
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Poetics

(from the article `art criticism`) Aristotle took a somewhat different approach to his theory of art, although he also regarded art as a form of imitation. In his Poetics, perhaps the ... ...term employed by Varro (116–27 ), perhaps the greatest of all the ancient Roman scholars. This distinction was already implicit in Aristotle`s...
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poetics

noun study of poetic works
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Poetics

[Aristotle] Aristotle`s Poetics (Περὶ ποιητικῆς, De Poetica; c. 335 BCE) is the earliest surviving work of dramatic theory and the first extant philosophical treatise to focus on literary theory. In it, Aristotle offers an account of what he calls `poetry` (a term which in Greek literally means `making` and in this context in...
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Poetics

Po·et'ics noun [ Confer French poétique , Latin poëtica , poëtice , Greek ... (sc. ....] The principles and rules of the art of poetry. J. Warton.
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Poetics

Essays describing the art and theory of poetry e.g. Poetics by Aristotle.
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poetics

[n] - study of poetic works
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