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Longinus On the sublime.

Cassius Longinus

Longinus On the sublime.

by Cassius Longinus

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Published by The Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Appendix: I. Specimen passages translated from Greek writers of the Roman empire on literary criticism.--II. The treatise On sublimity and Latin critics.--III. Passages translated from Bishop Lowth"s Oxford lectures on Hebrew poetry.--IV. Additional note on paraphones.

StatementTranslated by A.O. Prickard ... with introduction, appendix, and index.
Series[Oxford library of translations]
ContributionsPrickard, Arthur Octavius, 1843-1939., Lowth, Robert, 1710-1787.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA3617.O9 L6
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, [1], 128 p.
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14141908M
LC Control Number07018121

  Longinus On the sublime, and Genesis 1 Decem “On the Sublime” is a work of literary criticism written in the first century, generally attributed to an author called Pseudo Longinus.   The sublime is a key aesthetic category from the Enlightenment onward. This lecture is on Longinus's On the Sublime, an ancient treatise less influential in .

For me in practical terms, this book has been most important for Aristotles concept of the tragic hero, so notably missing from the dialogues of Plato, and for Longinus relationship, in developing the concept of the sublime, to the much later work of Edmund Burke and Immanuel Kant/5. Longinus On the Sublime The identity of Longinus, the man who wrote this important collection of writings on the sublime, has never been clearly established by scholars. He was one of the earliest thinkers who believed that words, in proper compos.

  This is the book that has started the 19th century obsession with the sublime that continues to this day. Attributed to Longinus, On the Sublime is about years old give or take. The translation is dated, it is from , yet it is still clear enough to gain an understanding of the rhetorical sublime/5(9). The essay On the Sublime, usually attributed to "Longinus" (identity uncertain), was probably composed in the first century CE; its subject is the appreciation of greatness ("the sublime") in writing, with analysis of illustrative passages ranging from Homer and Sappho to Plato.


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This is the book that has started the 19th century obsession with the sublime that continues to this day. Attributed to Longinus, On the Sublime is about years old give or take. The translation is dated, it is fromyet it is still clear enough to gain an understanding of the rhetorical by: On the Sublime is a Roman-era Longinus On the sublime.

book work of literary criticism dated to the 1st century AD. Its author is unknown, but is conventionally referred to as Longinus or Pseudo-Longinus. It is regarded as a classic work on aesthetics and the effects of good writing/5(2).

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Learn moreAuthor: Longinusst Cent. Longinus on the sublime. The Greek text edited after the Paris Manuskript. This book, "Longinus on the sublime," by William Rhys Roberts, is a replication of a book originally published before It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it /5.

TREATISE ON THE SUBLIME. Boileau, in his introduction to his version of the ancient Treatise on the Sublime, says that he is making no valueless present to his age. Not valueless, to a generation which talks much about style and method in literature, should be this new rendering of the noble fragment, long attributed to Longinus, the Greek tutor and political adviser of Zenobia.

On the Sublime by Longinus is a work of literary criticism thought to date back to 1st century Rome. While the author is not definitively known, Longinus or Pseudo-Longinus is typically credited for the work. On the Sublime centers on aesthetics and the benefits of strong writing.

Longinus does this by analyzing both strong and weak writing from works written over the previous thousand years.

rows    On the sublime by Longinus; editions; First published in. Sublime,the term was first used by Longinus in his book 'On the sublime'.He said," Sublimity is the echo of great soul". According to Longinus, author of the treatise On the Sublime (Περὶὕψους) who lived in the 1st or 3rd century AD, there are two different sources of sublimity: inborn sources and acquirable What.

of the minister of Queen Zenobia, who was put to death after the fall of Palmyra in a.d. (Gibbon, ch. xi). Moreover, there are actually some overlaps between On the Sublime and the fragments of Cassius Longinus’ rhetorical treatise (conveniently printed in A.

Prickard’s edition of On the Sublime, Oxfordas in many early editions); and the eleventh-century rhetorician John of. The Sublime, according to Longinus, does not persuade (the effect of logic and reason), but stupefies and astounds to the One has to torture speech with defects of chronology, misplaced emphasis, and other interruptions lest it rolls out too polished from the mouth of the orator and on this account fail to ascend to the heights of the Sublime/5.

First, G.M.A. Grube writes an excellent introduction to "Longinus" and to his On the Sublime and not only places him in his historical and literary context but also shows his profound impact on future writers up through the early 19th by: Buy On The Sublime by Longinus, Russell, D.

(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Author: Longinus,G. Grube; Publisher: Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company ISBN: Category: Literary Criticism Page: 66 View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Celebrated for its own clarity and sublime style, this classic work of literary theory draws on the writings of Demosthenes, Plato, Sappho, Thucydides, Euripides, and Aeschylus, among others, to examine and delineate the.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project by:   Introduction by Andrew Lang. This is the book that has started the 19th century obsession with the sublime that continues to this day. Attributed to. The book attributed to Longinus will not have missed its mark if it reminds us that, in literature at least, for conscience there is yet a place, possibly even a reward, though that is unessential.

By virtue of reasonings like these, and by insisting that nobility of style is, as it were, the bloom on nobility of soul, the Treatise on the. Longinus On the sublime: Longinus, 1st cent: Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming: Internet Archive.

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Try the new Google Books eBook - FREE. Get this book in print Longinus On the Sublime: Author: Longinus: Translated by: Thomas Roscoe Rede Stebbing: Publisher: Shrimpton, Original from: the University of Michigan. On the Sublime is a Roman-era Greek work of literary criticism dated to the 1st century AD.

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Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "Longinus On the sublime" See other formats.READINGS Longinus, On Great Writing (On the Sublime), (Hackett, ) Edmund Burke, A Philosophical Enquiry into Our Ideas of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful (Oxford UP, ) Reading Packet (available at Allegra) Contents of Reading Packet: I.

Neil Hertz, “A Reading of Longinus,” The End of the Line: Essays on Psychoanalysis and the Sublime (Columbia UP, ), 1 File Size: KB.