The Poetics of the Mind's Eye
Literature and the Psychology of Imagination
224 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 illus.
Paper 1991 | ISBN 978-0-8122-1360-7 | $27.50s | £18.00 | Add to cart
The heart of this study consists of Collins's application of six "cognitive modes" of reading: perception, retrospection, assertion, introspection, expectation, and judgment. In addition, Collins considers the impact of the movement from oral to print-literate culture.