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Longinus and English criticism

T. R. Henn

Longinus and English criticism

by T. R. Henn

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Published by The University Press in Cambridge [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Longinus, -- 1st cent,
  • Criticism -- Great Britain -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 161.

    Statementby T. R. Henn ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA4229.L6 H4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p. ., 163, [1] p.
    Number of Pages163
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13524525M
    LC Control Number35017086
    OCLC/WorldCa319182

    Books; Literary Criticism & Theory; Literary Criticism; Ancient & Classical Literary Criticism; Book 3 of 3: Longinus The Vampire | by Alan Kinross | out of 5 stars Kindle English United States. Amazon Music. The author is thought to be an unknown teacher, and not the historical Longinus, whilst the 'sublime' in this instance is not 'the sublime' as we would commonly understand it. On the Sublime is a text which dissects the problems of literary criticism and the aesthetics of Greek : Longinus.

    Until the beginning of the nineteenth century the treatise On sublimity was universally attributed to the third-century critic, rhetorician and philosopher Cassius Longinus. Weiske's edition, first issued in , marked a turning-point in the trend of scholarly opinion, and Longinus' claim to authorship is now generally rejected, often summarily. Longinus in English Literature 80 1. Homilies and Homiletic Treatises 83 2. The Gospel of Nuodemus 87 3. The Cursor Mundi 92 4.

    Longinus Facts Longinus is the name associated with the Latin treatise commonly known as "On the Sublime, " one of the most influential and perceptive works of literary criticism ever written. There has been considerable dispute as to the author of On the Sublime. Literary criticism (or literary studies) is the study, evaluation, and interpretation of literary criticism is often influenced by literary theory, which is the philosophical discussion of literature's goals and methods. Though the two activities are closely related, literary critics are not always, and have not always been, theorists.


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Read this book on Questia. Longinus and English Criticism by T. Henn, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of Longinus and English Criticism (). On the Sublime, Greek Peri hypsous, treatise on literary criticism by Longinus, dating to about the 1st century ce.

The earliest surviving manuscript, from the 10th century, was first printed in On the Sublime is given a 1st-century- ce date because it was a response to a work of that period by Caecilius of Calacte, a Sicilian rhetorician.

It contains 17 chapters on figures of speech, which have occupied. On the Sublime is a Roman-era Greek 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. The treatise highlights examples of good and bad writing from the previous millennium, focusing particularly on what may lead to the sublime. Longinus and English Criticism. by T.

Henn pages. Clipped jacket printed with text only over green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Pages remain mostly clear and bright with minimal tanning Format: Hardcover.

The four stars are for the first section of the book, by Aristotle. This is a very logical treatise on what makes good drama.

The treatise by Horace rambles and the one by pseudo-Longinus has chunks missing, which makes it less than satisfying to read.4/5. INTRODUCTION: Longinus is one of the greatest Greek critics. His position is only next to Aristotle. His 'On the Sublime' is an immortal critical document of great worth and significance.

It deals with the principle of sublimity in the world of writing. Longinus, also called Dionysius Longinus or Pseudo-Longinus, (flourished 1st century ad), name sometimes assigned to the author of On the Sublime (Greek Peri Hypsous), one of the great seminal works of literary criticism.

The earliest surviving manuscript, from the 10th century, first printed inascribes it to Dionysius Longinus. LITERARY CRITICISM: CONSOLIDATED QUESTION BANK MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS Choose the best answer from the choices given: 1.

The doctrine of ideas was propounded by a. Longinus b. Plato c. Aristotle d. Horace 2. The author of On the Sublime is: a.

Horace b. Pope c. Longinus d. Johnson 3. Mimesis means a. Imitation b. Explanation c. Justification. This book, aimed at students, offers a simple overview of more traditional approaches to literary criticism, beginning with definitions of common literary elements like setting, plot, and character.

The rest of the book is devoted to the most influential schools of literary criticism, including psychological and feminist g: Longinus. Four Corners is an excellent 4-skills book with a heavy emphasis on communicative spoken activities.

This makes it one of my favourite ESL conversation books. High School, University or Adults. The students are active, engaged and interested in the topics and the grammar and vocabulary are nicely presented in a way that’s really easy to understand.

4 Corners makes a great choice for your Missing: Longinus. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Henn, T.R.

(Thomas Rice), Longinus and English criticism. Cambridge [Eng.] University. Aristotle was born at Stageira, in the dominion of the kings of Macedonia, in BC.

For twenty years he studied at Athens in the Academy of Plato, on whose death in he left, and, some time later, became tutor of the young Alexander the Great.5/5(1). Book of the day The Penguin Book of Oulipo review – writing, a user's manual Published: 18 Dec The Penguin Book of Oulipo review – writing, a user's manualMissing: Longinus.

ABSTRACT: Dryden as the father of English criticism by Dr. Johnson with an emphasis on the author’s style and the criticism is the most important concern in this paper. John Dryden is rightly considered as “the father of English Criticism”. He was the first to teach the English people to determine the merit of composition upon principles.

Description of the book "Classical Literary Criticism: Plato: Ion; Republic1; Aristotle: Poetics; Horace: The Art of Poetry; Longinus: On the Sublime": The works collected in this volume have profoundly shaped the history of criticism in the Western world: they created much of the terminology still in use today and formulated enduring.

This made “Longinus” a central text in European criticism throughout the eighteenth century. In England, its influence was first advanced by John Dennis’ Advancement and Reformation of Poetry (), and Grounds of Criticism in Poetry ().

No doubt the book’s moral stance was congenial to a thinker who regarded religion and. Longinus as a Critic 1. A Greek critic Longinus wrote the treatise On the Sublime. He was the greatest creative writer of the 3rd century AD.

Longinus was attracted to the logical or ethical side of Plato’s work. He used for his own purpose the platonic account of the enchantments with which poetry can ravish and lift us out of ourselves.

He superimposed the imagination and insight of Plato. Complete LITERARY CRITICISM for NTA Net English by Vineet Pandey (6 NET 2 JRF 15 SET Qualified) - Duration: UGC NTA NET JRF ENGLISH LITERATUREviews SOURCE: "Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Plutarch, Lucian, Longinus," in A History of Criticism and Literary Taste in Europe: From the Earliest Texts to the Present Day, William Blackwood and Sons.

Longinus’ preference for sublimity (even occasional) over pedestrian competence has been much appreciated by generations of critics. Dryden, Pope, and Gibbon acknowledged the worth of Longinus in the Augustan age when Horace was considered the master craftsman.

Longinus was an inspirational writer who influenced many. Also known as Dionysius Longinus, Cassius Longinus, and pseudo-Longinus. Despite its relative anonymity prior to its rediscovery inLonginus' treatise Peri Hypsos [ On the Sublime] strongly.

Subject:English Paper: Literary Criticism and Theory. Complete LITERARY CRITICISM for NTA Net English by Vineet Pandey (6 NET 2 JRF 15 SET Qualified) - Duration: UGC NTA NET JRF ENGLISH.Allan H. Gilbert has stated in Literary Criticism: Plato to Dryden () that “the method of the book [On the Sublime] has entered into all our judicial criticism of the details of literature.

If Aristotle may be said to have determined our view of the structure of a literary work, Longinus has shown us how to approach an individual passage.”.