Catharsis in Literature
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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The Historical Meanings of Catharsis 12
Catharsis in Psychoanalysis
Psychological Criticism and Catharsis
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