Longinus Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism)


Weinberg, Bernard. "Translations and Commentaries of Longinus, On the Sublime, to 1600: A Bibliography." Modern Philology 47, No. 3 (Feb. 1950): 145-51.

Chronological list (through 1600) of Latin commentaries and translations and Greek texts and vernacular translations.


Abrams, M. H. "Longinus and the Longinians." In The Mirror and the Lamp: Romantic Theory and the Critical Tradition, pp. 72-78. New York: Oxford University Press, 1953.

Considers Longinus's On the Sublime as an influential precursor to nineteenth-century romantic theory.


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