HOW TO TELL A STORY, Aristotle, Translated by Philip Freeman

For over two thousand years, Aristotle’s Poetics has been a fundamental but often little-known text on storytelling. In this short but fascinating work Aristotle reveals the timeless secrets of plot, character, timing, and all the other elements needed to make a story work. In this new translation, entitled How to Tell a Story, Philip Freeman makes this ancient text come alive for a modern readers and writers. Freeman is the Fletcher Jones Chairman of Western Culture at Pepperdine University and author of numerous translations of classic works, including HOW TO WIN AN ELECTION, HOW TO GROW OLD and upcoming, HOW TO THINK ABOUT GOD. (Princeton University Press, World rights, Fall 2021)