poetics

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From the Poetics of Aristotle

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poetics (plural poetics)

  1. (philosophy, literature) The theory of poetry, or of literature in general
    • 1988 October 21, Jonathan Rosenbaum, “Bird Watching”, Chicago Reader:
      Both significantly build on the poetics of death and dissolution that Black and Tan broached so powerfully [] .

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