Paradoxes of Emotion and Fiction

Paradoxes of Emotion and Fiction

for $ 28.99 , or download a preview

28.99 Paradoxes of Emotion and Fiction https://covers.feedbooks.net/item/2161278.jpg?t=1547487662 http://www.feedbooks.com/item/2161278/paradoxes-of-emotion-and-fiction?utm_medium=uwishlist&utm_source=amazon

How can we experience real emotions when viewing a movie or reading a novel or watching a play when we know the characters whose actions have this effect on us do not exist? This is a conundrum that has puzzled philosophers for a long time, and in this book Robert Yanal both canvasses previously proposed solutions to it and offers one of his own.

First formulated by Samuel Johnson, the paradox received its most famous answer from Samuel Taylor Coleridge, who advised… (more)


Book Details  


Publisher: Penn State University Press (August 31, 1999)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 176 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English


Look for similar items  


>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>