New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1951. Reprint. Paperback. Used - Good. Very light annotations in margins. Some wear and creasing to spine. Still a nice copy. Indices. 14 x 20 cm. 421 pp. Item #11585
Translated from the Greek and with critical notes by S.H. Butcher.
This book contains the celebrated Butcher translation of Aristotle's Poetics, faced, page by page, with the complete Greek text. The editor's 300-page exposition and interpretation follows.
A new 35-page introductory essay, 'Aristotelian Literary Criticism' by John Gassner, discusses the validity of Aristotle's ideas today and their application to contemporary literature.