On the Sublime


Read by Amelia Chesley

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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) (2 hr 55 min)

Chapters

dedication and translator's preface 3:21 Read by Amelia Chesley
Introduction 28:04 Read by Amelia Chesley
chapters I - III 9:28 Read by Amelia Chesley
chapters IV - VIII 10:31 Read by Amelia Chesley
chapter IX 9:49 Read by Amelia Chesley
chapter X - XI 7:01 Read by Amelia Chesley
XII - XIV 8:07 Read by Amelia Chesley
XV 7:40 Read by Amelia Chesley
XVI - XVIII 9:19 Read by Amelia Chesley
XIX - XXIV 10:48 Read by Amelia Chesley
XXV - XXX 9:10 Read by Amelia Chesley
XXXI - XXXII 8:12 Read by Amelia Chesley
XXXIII - XXXIV 7:24 Read by Amelia Chesley
XXXV - XXXVIII 8:36 Read by Amelia Chesley
XXXIX - XLII 8:31 Read by Amelia Chesley
XLIII - XLIV 11:15 Read by Amelia Chesley
Appendix 18:18 Read by Amelia Chesley