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The Resource Metaphors of mind in fiction and psychology, Michael S. Kearns

Metaphors of mind in fiction and psychology, Michael S. Kearns

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Metaphors of mind in fiction and psychology
Title
Metaphors of mind in fiction and psychology
Statement of responsibility
Michael S. Kearns
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Language
eng
Summary
Curiosity about the human mind -- what it is and how it functions -- began long before modern psychology. But because the mind and its processes are so elusive, they could be described only by means of metaphor. Michael Kearns, in this prize-winning study, examines the development of metaphors of the mind in psychological writings from Hobbes through William James and in fiction from Defoe through Henry James. Throughout the eighteenth century and even into the early nineteenth, metaphors of the mind as a relatively simple entity, either mechanical or biological, dominated both those engaged in
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EBLCP
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1947-
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Kearns, Michael S.
Dewey number
820.9353
Index
index present
LC call number
PR868.P75 K44 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • English fiction
  • Psychological fiction, English
  • Mind and body in literature
  • Psychology and literature
  • Mind and body
  • Psychology
  • Metaphor
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • English fiction
  • Metaphor
  • Mind and body
  • Mind and body in literature
  • Psychological fiction, English
  • Psychology
  • Psychology and literature
  • England
Label
Metaphors of mind in fiction and psychology, Michael S. Kearns
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-247) and index
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; I. The Problem of Metaphors of Mind; II. Metaphor Theory and Metaphors of Mind; III. Corpuscular Thoughts, Tangible Minds: Eighteenth-Century Psychology and Fiction; IV. Mind as Entity in Nineteenth-Century Psychology; V Revealing Surfaces, Predictable Depths: Mind as Entity in Brontë and Dickens; VI. Toward the Life of the Mind: James and Eliot Discover Sentience; VII. Afterword: William James' Language of the Mind; Works Cited; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
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900345213
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1 online resource (270 pages)
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online
Isbn
9780813163352
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unknown
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
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22573/ctt129fgn5
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900345213
Label
Metaphors of mind in fiction and psychology, Michael S. Kearns
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-247) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; I. The Problem of Metaphors of Mind; II. Metaphor Theory and Metaphors of Mind; III. Corpuscular Thoughts, Tangible Minds: Eighteenth-Century Psychology and Fiction; IV. Mind as Entity in Nineteenth-Century Psychology; V Revealing Surfaces, Predictable Depths: Mind as Entity in Brontë and Dickens; VI. Toward the Life of the Mind: James and Eliot Discover Sentience; VII. Afterword: William James' Language of the Mind; Works Cited; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Control code
900345213
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (270 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813163352
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129fgn5
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900345213

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