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Longinus on sublimity by Cassius Longinus

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Sublime, The.,
  • Rhetoric, Ancient.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. xix.

StatementTranslated by D. A. Russell.
ContributionsRussell, D. A.
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 56 p. ;
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14188677M

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Longinus - On Sublimity On Sublimity. Two things required of a text book- Explains what the subject is.- And how and by what methods can we achieve it.- Longinus is writing on sublimity to his friend. Sublimity: A kind of eminence or excellence of discourse. For the poets-. (iv.) Improper Use of Familiar Words. Anti-climax. Example from Theopompus (c. xliii). VI.—Why this age is so barren of great authors—whether the cause is to be sought in a despotic form of government, or, as Longinus rather thinks, in the prevailing corruption of manners, and in the sordid and paltry views of life which almost universally prevail (c. xliv).   Longinus • 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 focuses on figurative language as a vehicle for such flight, and argues that it is not just the writer who is transported by sublimity, but the reader as well. “On the Sublime” directly influenced poets such as John Dryden and Alexander Pope, and the idea of the sublime played a central role in the work of the Romantic movement of.