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Prosaics and Other Provocations

Empathy, Open Time, and the Novel

Prosaics and Other Provocations( )
Author: Morson, Gary Saul
Series title:Ars Rossika Ser.
ISBN:978-1-61811-183-8
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Academic Studies Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $69.00
Book Description:

This far-ranging study develops Morson's concept of "prosaics," which stresses the importance of ordinary events and the novel's unique ability to portray them. Arguing that time is open and contingency real, Morson develops a "prosaics of process" showing how some masterpieces have found an alternative to structure. His well-known pseudonym Alicia Chudo, the inventor of "misanthropology," explores the disturbing philosophical content of laughter, disgust, and even empathy....
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Pages:300
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / General
Literary Collections / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.14 x 9.21 Inches

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