Emotion as Meaning: The Literary Case for how We Imagine

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Bucknell University Press, 2002 - Literary Criticism - 301 pages
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Offers a new model of the mind based upon a new understanding of emotion. It resolves the debate between the imagists and the propositionalists by tracing the translation of language into vicarious experience, showing that the mind represents the imagined world by means of not only image and idea, but emotion.

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Keith M. Opdahl has taught American Literature and Writing at the University of Illinois-Urbana, and is the emeritus Jane Cooling Brady Professor of American Literature at DePauw University.

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