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A Companion to Ancient Aesthetics free pdf The first of its kind, A Companion to Ancient Aesthetics presents a synoptic view of the arts, which crosses traditional boundaries and explores the aesthetic experience of the ancients across a range of media oral, aural, visual, and literary. * Investigates the many ways in which the arts were experienced and conceptualized in the ancient world * Explores the aesthetic experience of the ancients across a range of media, treating literary, oral, aural, and visual arts together in a single volume * Presents an integrated perspective on the major themes of ancient aesthetics which challenges traditional demarcations * Raises questions about the similarities and differences between ancient and modern ways of thinking about the place of art in society

About Pierre Destree

Pierre Destree is Associate Researcher at the FNRS andAssociate Professor at the University of Louvain, Belgium, where heteaches ancient philosophy. He is the author of a Frenchtranslation of Aristotle's Poetics (2014) and editor of Plato and the Poets (with F.G. Herrmann, 2011), Plato andMyth: Studies on the Use and Status of Platonic Myths (with C.Collobert and F. Gonzalez, 2012)- The Cambridge Companion toAristotle's Politics (with M. Deslauriers, 2013) and What isUp to Us? Causality and Responsibility in Ancient Philosophy(with R. Salles and M. Zingano, 2014). Penelope Murray was Senior Lecturer and a founding member ofthe Department of Classics at the University of Warwick, UK, beforeretiring in 2008. She continues to work on early Greek poetry andpoetics, on philosophical responses to Athenian song-culture,especially the views of Plato, and on ancient literary criticism.Her publications include Genius: The History of an Idea(Blackwell, 1989)- Plato on Poetry (1996)- ClassicalLiterary Criticism (2000)- Music and The Muses: The Cultureof Mousike in the Classical Athenian City (edited with P.Wilson, 2004).

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Author : Pierre Destree
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley
Data Published : 24 July 2013
ISBN : 1444337645
EAN : 9781444337648
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 552 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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