Aristotle's Poetics

Editions – commentaries – translations

  • Aristotle's Treatise on Poetry, transl. with notes by Th. Twining, I-II, London 21812
  • Aristotelis De arte poetica liber, tertiis curis recognovit et adnotatione critica auxit I. Vahlen, Lipsiae 31885
  • Aristotle on the Art of Poetry. A revised Text with Critical Introduction, Translation and Commentary by I. Bywater, Oxford 1909
  • Aristoteles: Περὶ ποιητικῆς, mit Einleitung, Text und adnotatio critica, exegetischem Kommentar [...] von A. Gudeman, Berlin/Leipzig 1934
  • Ἀριστοτέλους Περὶ ποιητικῆς, μετάφρασις ὑπὸ Σ. Μενάρδου, Εἰσαγωγή, κείμενον καὶ ἑρμηνεία ὑπὸ Ἰ. Συκουτρῆ, (Ἀκαδ. Ἀθηνῶν, Ἑλληνική Βιβλιοθήκη 2), Ἀθῆναι 1937
  • Aristotele: Poetica, introduzione, testo e commento di A. Rostagni, Torino 21945
  • Aristotle's Poetics: The Argument, by G. F. Else, Harvard 1957
  • Aristotelis De arte poetica liber, recognovit brevique adnotatione critica instruxit R. Kassel, Oxonii 1965
  • Aristotle: Poetics, Introduction, Commentary and Appendixes by D. W. Lucas, Oxford 1968
  • Aristotle: Poetics, with Tractatus Coislinianus, reconstruction of Poetics II, and the Fragments of the On the Poets, transl. by R. Janko, Indianapolis/Cambridge 1987
  • Aristotle: Poetics, edited and translated by St. Halliwell, (Loeb Classical Library), Harvard 1995
  • Aristote: Poétique, trad. J. Hardy, Gallimard, collection tel, Paris, 1996.
  • Aristotle: Poetics, translated with an introduction and notes by M. Heath, (Penguin) London 1996
  • Aristoteles: Poetik, (Werke in deutscher Übersetzung 5) übers. von A. Schmitt, Darmstadt 2008
  • Aristotle: Poetics, editio maior of the Greek text with historical introductions and philological commentaries by L. Tarán and D. Goutas, (Mnemosyne Supplements 338) Leiden/Boston 2012

Other English translations

  • Thomas Twining, 1789
  • Samuel Henry Butcher, 1902: full text
  • Ingram Bywater, 1909: full text
  • William Hamilton Fyfe, 1926: full text
  • L. J. Potts, 1953
  • G. M. A. Grube, 1958
  • Gerald F. Else, 1967 (University of Michigan Press)
  • Leon Golden and O.B. Hardison, 1968 (Florida State UP)
  • Richard Janko, 1987
  • Stephen Halliwell, 1987
  • Hippocrates G. Apostle, 1990
  • Stephen Halliwell, 1995 (Loeb Classical Library)
  • Malcolm Heath, 1996 (Penguin Classics)
  • Seth Benardete and Michael Davis, 2002 (St. Augustine's Press)
  • Joe Sachs, 2006 (Focus Publishing)
  • Anthony Kenny, 2013 (Oxford World's Classics)
  • Rune Myrland, 2018 (Storyknot)

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