"...illuminates the logic underlying an important interdisciplinary borrowing and constitutes a powerful reassessment of fictional narrativity. It is a splendid performance." Gerald Prince, Language of Design
Possible Worlds in Literary Theoryby Ruth Ronen, Richard Macksey (Editor), Anthony Cascardi (Editor)
The concept of possible worlds, originally introduced in philosophical logic, proves to be a productive tool when borrowed by literary theory to explain the notion of fictional worlds. This text develops a comparative reading of the use of possible worlds in philosophy and in literary theory.
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