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The contracts of fiction : cognition, culture, community

Author: Ellen Spolsky
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2015] ©2015
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The Contracts of Fiction invites readers to consider the advantages of describing fictions as governed by a set of social contracts, teaching us how to think about the stuff of daily life, animate  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Spolsky
ISBN: 9780190232153 0190232153
OCLC Number: 904248992
Description: 1 online resource (283 pages)
Contents: Embodiment and its entailments --
Lyrics and their frames --
Genre change and narrative recovery (maybe) --
Intelligence on a communal scale: an enriched theory of distributed cognition --
Distributed misunderstanding --
Affording justice through sinderesis: an early modern embodiment theory --
Balance and imbalance --
The skepticism of grotesques: "between the known and the unknown" --
Detach and reuse --
Conclusion and the next questions.
Responsibility: Ellen Spolsky.
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Why do all people everywhere of all ages in all societies over all history and throughout the entire world invest nearly inconceivable resources in imaginative fiction-dreams, daydreams, simulations, Read more...

 
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