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Published: 23 March 2012

224 Pages | 7

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199767632

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The Passionate Muse

Exploring Emotion in Stories

Keith Oatley

  • A hybrid text that alternates an original short story and chapters on the psychology of emotion and literature
  • The author is both a psychologist and a published novelist
  • For cognitive psychologists and general lay readers who are interested in fiction
  • Illuminates the value of emotion and the importance of stories for our psychological well-being

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