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Published: 25 March 2020

228 Pages

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ISBN: 9780190080419


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The Poem as Icon

A Study in Aesthetic Cognition

Margaret H. Freeman

Cognition and Poetics

  • explains in accessible language how a poem as icon provides insights into the workings of human cognition
  • redefines aesthetics as the faculty that underlies all human cognitive achievements
  • develops a new way to evaluate and explain what makes poetry endure
  • develops a new way to evaluate and explain what makes poetry endure
  • uses accessible language and includes a helpful glossary
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