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The Resource Necessary nonsense : aesthetics, history, neurology, psychology, Irving Massey

Necessary nonsense : aesthetics, history, neurology, psychology, Irving Massey

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Necessary nonsense : aesthetics, history, neurology, psychology
Title
Necessary nonsense
Title remainder
aesthetics, history, neurology, psychology
Statement of responsibility
Irving Massey
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This book explores the cognitive possibilities of nonsense, literary and philosophical--ranging from Immanuel Kant to Lewis Carol, from examinations of Asperger's Syndrome to the waking state--and demonstrates that there is an element of nonsense, or stage of nonsense, in the normal course of thought"--
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Cataloging source
OU/DLC
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Massey, Irving
Dewey number
809/.911
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN605.N65
LC item number
M37 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cognitive approaches to culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nonsense literature
  • Literature
  • Literature
  • Literature
  • Literature
  • Nonsense literature
Label
Necessary nonsense : aesthetics, history, neurology, psychology, Irving Massey
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical referencess (pages 165-178) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Nonsense: usage and uses -- Metaphor and nonsense -- The baroque: nonsense in prospect and retrospect -- Salutary nonsense: Keats, Kant, and Madame de Staël; or inspiration vs. fanaticism -- Neural nonsense: neuroaesthetics, hypnagogia, and the aesthetics of nonsense -- Perceptual nonsense: the "image made by chance," automaticity, and the aesthetic universal -- Assorted nonsense
Control code
1029447267
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 188 pages
Isbn
9780814213797
Lccn
2018026442
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1029447267
Label
Necessary nonsense : aesthetics, history, neurology, psychology, Irving Massey
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical referencess (pages 165-178) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Nonsense: usage and uses -- Metaphor and nonsense -- The baroque: nonsense in prospect and retrospect -- Salutary nonsense: Keats, Kant, and Madame de Staël; or inspiration vs. fanaticism -- Neural nonsense: neuroaesthetics, hypnagogia, and the aesthetics of nonsense -- Perceptual nonsense: the "image made by chance," automaticity, and the aesthetic universal -- Assorted nonsense
Control code
1029447267
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 188 pages
Isbn
9780814213797
Lccn
2018026442
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1029447267

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