On the Sublime

UNKNOWN ( - ), translated by Herbert Lord HAVELL (1863 - 1913)

This is a classical text on aesthetics and proper style in writing and rhetoric, including commentary on various ancient Greek works such as those of Plato, Homer, and Demosthenes. Authorship of this treatise is disputed/unknown, but the text is traditionally attributed to Longinus or Pseudo-Longinus. Introduction by Andrew Lang. (summary by Amelia Chesley, adapted from Wikipedia)

Genre(s): Classics (Antiquity), Literary Criticism

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 dedication and translator's preface Amelia Chesley
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Play 01 Introduction Amelia Chesley
00:28:04
Play 02 chapters I - III Amelia Chesley
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Play 03 chapters IV - VIII Amelia Chesley
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Play 04 chapter IX Amelia Chesley
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Play 05 chapter X - XI Amelia Chesley
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Play 06 XII - XIV Amelia Chesley
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Play 07 XV Amelia Chesley
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Play 08 XVI - XVIII Amelia Chesley
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Play 09 XIX - XXIV Amelia Chesley
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Play 10 XXV - XXX Amelia Chesley
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Play 11 XXXI - XXXII Amelia Chesley
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Play 12 XXXIII - XXXIV Amelia Chesley
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Play 13 XXXV - XXXVIII Amelia Chesley
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Play 14 XXXIX - XLII Amelia Chesley
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Play 15 XLIII - XLIV Amelia Chesley
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Play 16 Appendix Amelia Chesley
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