Poetic and Legal Fiction in the Aristotelian Tradition

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When Philip Sidney defends poetry by defending the methods used by poets and lawyers alike, he relies on the traditional association between fiction and legal procedure--an association that begins with Aristotle. In this study Kathy Eden offers a new understanding of this tradition, from its origins in Aristotle's Poetics and De Anima, through its development in the psychological and rhetorical theory of late antiquity and the Middle Ages, to its culmination in the literary theory of the Renaissance. Originally published ...

Poetic and Legal Fiction in the Aristotelian Tradition 2016, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691638461

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Poetic and Legal Fiction in the Aristotelian Tradition 2014, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691610337

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Poetic and Legal Fiction in the Aristotelian Tradition 1986, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691066974

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