What does Longinus discuss in On The Sublime?

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The focus of this work, supposedly written by Longinus , although the majority of critics believe that it would have been another author who penned this work of early criticism, is the characteristics of sublime literature. These, the author lists and explores in turn. This text begins with a discussion about the relationship between "nature" and "art," or natural genius and learnt skills and talents. Having stated that natural genius is...

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