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Creative Mimesis of Emotion: From Sorrow to Elation, Elegiac Virtuosity in Literature
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Creative Mimesis of Emotion: From Sorrow to Elation, Elegiac Virtuosity in Literature (Hardback)

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Are emotions, feelings, sentiments not the stuff of literature? There it is where they project their inner logic of aesthetic transmutation; there, beyond the instrument of language that they command. This collection explores how the lyrical virtualities of life-experience and the elegiac style in literature share a common core, lifting the human significance of life from abysmal vitality to esoteric heights, from abysmal grief to a serene reconciliation with destiny. The "elegiac sequence" in the play of emotions, feelings and sentiments brings together life and literary creativity in its transformatory power.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary theoryPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPsychologyPsychology: emotionsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesWestern philosophyWestern philosophy, from c 1900 -Phenomenology & Existentialism Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers Publication Date: 01/05/2000 ISBN-13: 9780792360070  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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