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Such Stuff As Dreams : The Psychology of Fiction (MP3-CD) (Keith Oatley)

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Such Stuff as Dreams: The Psychology of Fiction explores how fiction works in the brains and imagination of both readers and writers.

  • Demonstrates how reading fiction can contribute to a greater understanding of, and the ability to change, ourselves
  • Informed by the latest psychological research which focuses on, for example, how identification with fictional characters occurs, and how literature can improve social abilities
  • Explores traditional aspects of fiction, including character, plot, setting, and theme, as well as a number of classic techniques, such as metaphor, metonymy, defamiliarization, and cues
  • Includes extensive end-notes, which ground the work in psychological studies
  • Features excerpts from fiction, which are discussed throughout the text, including works by William Shakespeare, Jane Austen, Kate Chopin, Anton Chekhov, James Baldwin, and others
Genre: Psychology
Format: Mp3_cd
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Author: Keith Oatley
Language: English
Street Date: January 24, 2017
TCIN: 51997940
UPC: 9781536643688
Item Number (DPCI): 248-39-0907
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