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Footnote 51 of Aristotle’s Poetics. Nyuck, nyuck, nyuck.

John Belushi

Ever wonder why Aristotle’s Poetics spends 25 sections detailing all that is dramatic, but only two small paragraphs on comedy? It just so happens that I found the very reason, in Footnote 51 of the 1982 Gerald F. Else translation I picked up at the Strand: Continue reading

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