Discorsi poetici

Aristotelian work
Date: 1600

Work ref: 93
Multiple work: No
Type: Prose

Author

SUMMO Faustino
(d. 1611)

Dedicatee

CORNER Federico

Extant versions

Printed editions

Genre

Treatise

Related to Aristotle's

Poetics
Rhetoric

Branch of Philosophy

Rhetoric
Poetics

Description

Faustino Summo's Discorsi poetici is a collection of lectures previously given on specific passages or matters from Aristotle's Poetics. The work is dedicated as a whole to Federico Corner (Cornaro), who is mentioned as patron and founder of an unnamed academy in Padua (i.e. Accademia dei Ricovrati) within which the relevant discussions took place. Each lecture is dedicated to a specific person. The wide range of topics approached includes questions related to tragic and comic genres, as well as mixtures of genres (cf. the Pastor Fido debate, which is explicitly mentioned and approached in the last two lectures).

Printed Editions

City
Padua
Year
1600




Original Record Author
Eugenio Refini
Record Last Updated On
07/03/2013
Record Last Updated By

Citation
Eugenio Refini, ‘Discorsi poetici’, in Vernacular Aristotelianism in Renaissance Italy Database (VARIDB)
  <http://vari.warwick.ac.uk/items/show/4989> [accessed 18 November 2017]