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Inspiration and mimesis in Plato's criticism of poetry

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posted on 2001-01-01, 00:00 authored by Vivien C. Pellis
Examines Plato's treatment - in six of his dialogues - of two poetic elements, inspiration and imitation, and argues that the relationship existing between them is that both can be seen to relate to two important Socratic-Platonic concerns: the care of the soul and the welfare of the state.

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[v], 274 leaves ; 30 cm.

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Thesis (Ph.D.)--Deakin University, Victoria, 2001.

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Ph.D.

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Faculty of Arts and Education

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School of Social Inquiry

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