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Published: 01 March 2021

320 Pages | 85


ISBN: 9780197539576

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Style in Narrative

Aspects of an Affective-Cognitive Stylistics

Patrick Colm Hogan

Cognition and Poetics

  • Advances a new definition of style with precision and clarity to describe and explain stylistic properties in terms of current cognitive and affective psychology
  • Relates style to the narrative, thematic, and emotional functions that it serves in narrative artworks
  • Sets out the stylistic concerns common across literature, film, and graphic fiction, but also isolates their most consequential stylistic differences