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A Theory of the Aphorism

From Confucius to Twitter



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An engaging look at the aphorism, the shortest literary form, across time, languages, and cultures Aphorisms-or philosophical short sayings-appear everywhere, from Confucius to Twitter, the Buddha to the Bible, Heraclitus to Nietzsche. Yet despite this ubiquity, the aphorism is the least studied literary form. What are its origins? How did it de

Product code: 9780691188959

ISBN 9780691188959
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H216xW140
No. Of Pages 272
Publisher Princeton University Press
On Sale Date 19/03/2019