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Art and the negative emotions

Matravers, Derek (2013). Art and the negative emotions. In: Levinson, Jerrold ed. Suffering Art Gladly: The Paradox of Negative Emotions in Art. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 207–223.

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Abstract

This paper argues that the role of the negative emotions in the appreciation of art is misunderstood. Usually taken to generate the 'paradox of tragedy', in fact the negative emotions play an essential role in creativity, and hence in art appreciation.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2014 Derek Matravers
ISBN: 0-230-34983-8, 978-0-230-34983-4
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies > Philosophy
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 34684
Depositing User: Derek Matravers
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2015 09:57
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2019 05:14
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/34684
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