Emotion and the Arts by Mette Hjort
English | Sep. 4, 1997 | ISBN: 0195111052, 0195111044 | 311 Pages | PDF | 16 MB
How best to explain emotions produced by works of art? What goes on when we feel emotion for an abstract art such as music? How is it that we can intelligibly feel emotion for persons and situations that we know are fictional?
What is involved in our empathic experience of negative emotion through the art of tragedy?