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"Poetics" (c. 335 BCE) by Aristotle, the earliest surviving work of literary and dramatic theory. Use with the [aristotle] tag.

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When did Aristotle's Poetics first become available in England?

In a comment on a recent question about T. S. Eliot's essay on Hamlet, Peter Shor wrote, According to Aristotle, in great tragedy the hero must have a fatal flaw that leads to his downfall. What ...