Mood and Trope: The Rhetoric and Poetics of Affect


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In Mood and Trope, John Brenkman introduces two provocative propositions to affect theory: that human emotion is intimately connected to persuasion and figurative language; and that literature, especially poetry, lends precision to studying affect because it resides there not in speaking about feelings, but in the way of speaking itself. Engaging a quartet of modern philosophers--Kant, Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Deleuze--Brenkman explores how they all approach the question of affect primarily through literature and art. ...

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