Overview:Philosophy, Dreaming and the Literary Imagination - This book explores the intersections between dreaming and the literary imagination, in light of the findings of recent neurocognitive and empirical research, with the aim to lay a groundwork for an empirically informed aesthetics of dreaming. Drawing on perspectives from literary theory, philosophy of mind and dream research, this study investigates dreaming in relation to creativity and waking states of imagination such as writing and reading stories.Exploring the similarities and differences between the 'language' of dreams and the language of literature, it analyses the strategies employed by writers to create a sense of dream in literary fiction as well as the genres most conducive to this endeavour. The book closes with three case studies focusing on texts by Kazuo Ishiguro, Clare Boylan and John Banville to illustrate the diverse ways in which writers achieve to 'translate' the experience and 'language' of the dream.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603726364-9783319821658. It was written by the following authors: Michaela Schrage-Fruh. Book Philosophy, Dreaming and the Literary Imagination, which can be read online, published by the company: Springer International Publishing AG. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Beliefs, Criticism, Poetry, Spirituality, Drama, Reference, Language. The book was published on 2018-06-23 00:00:00. It has 305 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 4099 g. File for download Philosophy, Dreaming and the Literary Imagination has PDF format and is called philosophy-dreaming-and-the-literary-imagination.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.

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