The fictive and the imaginary : charting literary anthropology (Book, 1993) [WorldCat.org]
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The fictive and the imaginary : charting literary anthropology

Author: Wolfgang Iser
Publisher: Baltimore : J. Hopkins University Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The pioneer of "literary anthropology," Wolfgang Iser presents a wide-ranging and comprehensive exploration of this new field in an attempt to explain the human need for the "particular form of make-believe" known as literature. Ranging from the Renaissance pastoral to Coleridge to Sartre and Beckett, The Fictive and the Imaginary is a distinguished work of scholarship from one of Europe's most respected and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Iser, Wolfgang.
Fictive and the imaginary.
Baltimore : J. Hopkins University Press, ©1993
(OCoLC)681265838
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wolfgang Iser
ISBN: 0801844983 9780801844980 0801844991 9780801844997
OCLC Number: 26303735
Description: xxi, 347 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Fictionalizing acts --
Renaissance pastoralism as a paradigm of literary fictionality --
Fiction thematized in philosophical discourse --
The imaginary --
Text play --
Epilogue.
Other Titles: Fiktive und das Imaginäre.
Responsibility: Wolfgang Iser.
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Ranging from the Renaissance pastoral to Coleridge to Sartre and Beckett, The Fictive and the Imaginary is a distinguished work of scholarship from one of Europe's most respected and influential  Read more...

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Superb in its analysis of many scholarly sources. -- Carole J. Lambert Southern Humanities Review Iser is an influential figure, and aficionados will welcome the comprehensive exposition he provides Read more...

 
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