After Weinberg. Book review: The reception of Aristotle’s Poetics in the Italian Renaissance and beyond. New directions in criticism / Ed. by Brazeau B.



The book written by an international team of scholars and edited by B. Brazeau explores literary criticism and reception of Aristotle's «Poetics» in early modern Italy. Revisiting the «intellectual history» of Renaissance poetic studies written by Bernard Weinberg in 1960-s, the contributors find its own place whithin the 2000-years long tradition of translations, commentaries and polemic treatises. The authors apply new methods from book history, translation studies, history of emotions and classical reception to early modern Italian texts, placing them in dialogue with 20th-century literary theory, and thus map out avenues for future study.


Aristotle; Poetics; Bernard Weinberg.

DOI: 10.31249/lit/2021.01.02

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