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Title Such stuff as dreams : the psychology of fiction / Keith Oatley.
Author Oatley, Keith.
Publication Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
Description xiv, 275 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Call # 808.3 O
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Fiction as dream: models, world-building, simulation -- The space-in-between: childhood play as the entrance to fiction -- Creativity: imagined worlds -- Character, action, incident: mental models of people and their doings -- Emotions: scenes in the imagination -- Writing fiction: cues for the reader -- Effects of fiction: is fiction good for you? -- Talking about fiction: interpretation in conversation.
Subject Fiction -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Fiction -- Psychological aspects.
Psychology and literature.
Literature -- Psychology.
ISBN 0470974575 (pbk.) :
9780470974575 (pbk.)

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 Central 1st Fl - Lit Non-Fic  808.3 O    CHECK SHELVES