Catharsis in literature

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Indiana University, Folklore Institute, 1985 - Literary Criticism - 151 pages
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Catharsis in Literature investigates the development of the meanings of interpretations of catharsis from the ancient Greeks down to the nineteenth century. An original view of catharsis which considers the roles of emotional involvement and cognition.

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Historical Meanings of Catharsis
12
Catharsis in Psychoanalysis
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