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The Function of Mimesis and Its Decline

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ISBN 9780674733879

Publication Date: 01/01/1968

317 pages


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  • Preface
  • I. Form: Three Views and Three Phases
  • II. Form as the Probable: The Cognitive Element
  • III. Form as the Probable: The Structural Element
  • IV. Form as Propriety: The Stylistic Element
  • V. Limits to Form
  • VI. Form and the Formula
  • VII. Form as Process: Samuel Johnson
  • Epilogue
  • Index

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