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Narrative, emotion, and insight

Author: Noël Carroll; John Gibson
Publisher: University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2011.
Series: Studies of the Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A collection of essays, written for this volume by leaders in the field, that study the emotional and cognitive significance of narrative and its implications for aesthetics and the philosophy of art"--Provided by publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Noël Carroll; John Gibson
ISBN: 9780271048574 0271048573
OCLC Number: 693207638
Description: vi, 188 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / John Gibson --
Life, fiction, and narrative / Peter Goldie --
Telling stories : narration, emotion, and insight in memento / Berys Gaut --
Philosophical insight, emotion, and popular fiction : the case of Sunset Boulevard / Noël Carroll --
Thick narratives / John Gibson --
Narrative, emotions, and autonomy / Amy Mullin --
Narrative rehearsal, expression, and Goethe's "Wandrers Nachtlied II" / Richard Eldridge --
Rubber ring : why do we listen to sad songs? / Aaron Smuts --
Discovery plots in tragedy / Susan L. Feagin --
Imagination, fiction, and documentary / Derek Matravers.
Series Title: Studies of the Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium.
Responsibility: edited by Noël Carroll and John Gibson.

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A collection of essays, written for this volume by leaders in the field, that study the emotional and cognitive significance of narrative and its implications for aesthetics and the philosophy of art.

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