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    Emotion in fiction: the state of the art

    Friend, Stacie (2021) Emotion in fiction: the state of the art. British Journal of Aesthetics 62 (1), ISSN 0007-0904. (In Press)

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    In this paper I review developments in discussions of fiction and emotion over the last decade, concerning both the descriptive question of how to classify fiction-directed emotions, and the normative question of how to evaluate those emotions. Although many advances have been made on these topics, a mistaken assumption is still common: that we must hold either that fiction-directed emotions are (empirically or normatively) the same as other emotions, or that they are different. I argue that we should reject this dichotomy.


    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: This is a pre-copyedited, author-produced PDF of an article accepted for publication following peer review. The version of record is available online at the link above.
    School: School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Philosophy
    Depositing User: Stacie Friend
    Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2021 13:48
    Last Modified: 10 Nov 2021 07:43


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