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    Emotion in fiction: state of the art

    Friend, Stacie (2022) Emotion in fiction: state of the art. British Journal of Aesthetics 62 (2), pp. 257-271. ISSN 0007-0904.

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    Abstract

    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.

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    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: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Historical Studies
    Depositing User: Stacie Friend
    Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2021 13:48
    Last Modified: 01 Apr 2024 00:10
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/45947

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