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Published: 14 September 2017

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780190634681

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Poetic Conventions as Cognitive Fossils

Reuven Tsur

Cognition and Poetics

  • Brings together the extensive and intelligent reading, reflection, and writing of a major scholar towards the end of a distinguished career
  • Integrates the author's most prominent work on Cognitive Poetics to date
  • Challenges established norms, in particular by asserting that the influence-hunting approach merely transfers problems from one place to another, without solving them