• Medientyp: Buch
  • Titel: Emotions through literature : fictional narratives, society and the emotional self
  • Beteiligte: Longo, Mariano [VerfasserIn]
  • Erschienen: London; New York: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, 2020
  • Erschienen in: Classical and contemporary social theory
  • Ausgabe: First edition
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  • Umfang: 203 Seiten
  • Sprache: Englisch
  • ISBN: 9780415793384; 9780367726904; 9781315211114; 1315211114; 0415793386; 0367726904
  • Entstehung:
  • RVK-Notation: EC 5410 : Einzelne Stoffe und Motive
  • Schlagwörter: Gefühl > Literatur > Sozialisation
  • Beschreibung: By way of introduction. a sociology of emotions through literature -- Sociology and emotions. an overview -- Emotions and their history. a sociological perspective -- Emotions and literature -- Action, emotions and emotional control. a reading of Philip Roth's American pastoral -- The emotional crowd -- Envy, social order and social change -- Of love, its semantic and its social function.

    "Engaging with the wide sociological literature on emotions, this book explores the social representation of emotions, their management and their effects by making reference to creative sources. With a specific focus on literary narrative, including the works of figures such as Dante, Austen, Manzoni and Tolstoy and Kundera, the author draws out the capacity of literary works to describe and represent both the external aspects of social relations and the inner motivations of the involved actors. An interdisciplinary study that combines sociology, narratology, philosophy, historical analysis and literary criticism, Emotions through Literature invites us
  • Anmerkungen: Includes bibliographical references and index


  • Status: Ausleihbar