The Book Colors of the Mind

Colors of the Mind

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  • Autor: Distinguished Professor Emeritus Angus Fletcher
  • Editor: Harvard University Press
  • Relaese Date: 01 October 2013
  • ISBN: 0674334132
  • Format Book: PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT, Audio, MOBI
  • Number of page: 288 pages
  • File Size: 23MB
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Description Colors of the Mind de Distinguished Professor Emeritus Angus Fletcher:

Angus Fletcher is one of our finest theorists of the arts, the heir to I. A. Richards, Erich Auerbach, Northrop Frye. This, his grandest book since the groundbreaking "Allegory" of 1964, aims to open another field of study: how thought--the act, the experience of thinking--is represented in literature. Recognizing that the field of formal philosophy is only one demonstration of the uses of thought, Fletcher looks for the ways other languages (and their framing forms) serve the purpose of certain thinking activities. What kinds of thinking accompany the writing of history? How does the gnomic sentence manage to represent some point of belief? The fresh insights Fletcher achieves at every turn suggest an anatomy of poetic and fictional strategies for representing thought--the hazards, the complications, the sufferings, the romance of thought. Fletcher's resources are large, and his step is sure. The reader samples his piercing vision of Milton's Satan, the original Thinker, leaving the pain of thinking as his legacy for mankind- Marvell's mysteriously haunting "green thought in a green shade"- Old Testament and Herodotus, Vico and Coleridge- Crane, Calvino, Stevens. Fletcher ranges over the heights of literature, poetry, music, and film, never losing sight of his central line of inquiry. He includes comments on the essential role of unclear, vague, and even irrational thinking to suggest that ideas often come alive as thoughts only in a process of considerable distress. In the end he gives us literature--not the content of thought, but its form, its shape, the fugitive colors taken on by the mind as represented in art. Specifics of the article author may not be discovered or maybe may be eradicated for the demand of your article author. Maybe you may very well be considering other books by the Distinguished Professor Emeritus Angus Fletcher. We were in a position to collect the vast majority of nearly all iformatsii for you personally. Intended for copy writers: web site will not extend to consumer gain access to ones publications on the pages solely introduction information regarding the book. If you feel web page is definitely infringing, be sure to write to us regarding it and if you're truly the author of those textbooks, we will quickly remove webpages from the site.

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