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Heterocosmica: Fiction and Possible Worlds (Parallax: Re-visions of Culture and Society)

by LubomГ­r Dolezel

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary theory,
  • Prose,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • General,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / European,
  • Criticism,
  • Fiction,
  • History and criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7870344M
    ISBN 10080185749X
    ISBN 109780801857492

    Lubomír Doležel (born October 3, , Lesnice, died Janu , Verona, Italy) was a Czech literary theorist, and one of the founders of the so-called fictional worlds theory.. Life, work, and academic career. Doležel was educated at Charles University in Prague and received his CSc (roughly equivalent to a PhD) in Slavic Philology from the Institute of the Czech Language Authority control: BNE: XX, . Heterocosmica: Fiction and Possible Worlds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Considers the conditions and principles of story invention as fiction making within the paradigm of possible worlds. Google ScholarAuthor: Suzanne Keen.

    Book Reviews in this Article Lubomir Dolezel, Heterocosmica: Fiction and Possible Worlds John London: Reception and Renewal in Modern Spanish Theatre Journal. Orbis Literarum – Wiley. Published: Aug 1, this relation, possible worlds can be more or less close to the actual world. For instance, the worlds of realistic fiction are close, because they respect the laws of the actual world, and the worlds of fantastic tales are remote because they are governed by different laws. But they are still possible, because they respect the laws of Size: KB.

      Buy Heterocosmica by Lubomir Dolezel from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: which he developed in articles beginning in the s, culminated in the book Heterocosmica: Fiction and Possible Worlds () and the volume under review. In Possible Worlds of Fiction and HistoryDoležel follows on consistently from Heterocosmica, applying its concepts and theories to a new problem. Whereas.


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Heterocosmica: Fiction and Possible Worlds (Parallax: Re-visions of Culture and Society) by LubomГ­r Dolezel Download PDF EPUB FB2

Heterocosmica book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The universe of possible worlds is constantly expanding and diversify /5. In Heterocosmica, Lubomír Dolezel offers nothing less than a complete theory of literary fiction based on the idea of possible worlds.

Beginning with a discussion of the extant semantics and pragmatics of fictionality―by Leibniz, Russell, Frege, Searle, Auerbach, and others―he relates them to literature, literary theory, and by:   In Lubomír Doležel published his most influential book Heterocosmica.

Lubomír Doležel was a Czech literary theorist, and one of the founders of the so- called fictional (revised edition in Czech); Occidental Poetics: Tradition and Progress, ; Heterocosmica: Fiction and Possible Worlds. Heterocosmica has 56 ratings and 4 reviews. In Heterocosmica, Lubomír Dolezel offers nothing less than a complete theory of literary fiction based on the idea of possible worlds.

Beginning with a discussion of the extant semantics and pragmatics of fictionality—by Leibniz, Russell, Frege, Searle, Auerbach, and others—he relates them to literature, literary theory, and : $ "The universe of possible worlds is constantly expanding and diversifying thanks to the incessant world-constructing activity of human minds and hands.

Literary fiction is probably the most active experimental laboratory of the world-constructing enterprise." -- from the author's PrefaceThe standard contrast between fiction and reality, notes Lubommr Dolezel, obscures an array of. In Heterocosmica, Lubomir Dolezel offers a complete theory of literary fiction based on the idea of possible worlds.

Beginning with a discussion of the extant semantics and pragmatics of fictionality - by Leibniz, Russell, Frege, Searle, Auerbach, and others - he relates them to literature, literary theory, and narratology.

Fiction and Possible Worlds }. 70s, PW theory was adapted to the fictional worlds of narrative by the philosopher. book Heterocosmica: Fiction and Possible Worlds, Doležel. In Heterocosmica, Lubomir Dolezel offers a complete theory of literary fiction based on the idea of possible worlds.

Beginning with a discussion of the extant. Heterocosmica appeared in the wake of a number of other books on the application of possible worlds theory to literary semantics (Pavel, Ronen, Maitre, Semino, and myself), but none of these books (with the possible exception of Pavel's) would have been what it is, nor arguably written at all, without the inspiration provided by Dolezel's.

In Heterocosmica, Lubomír Dolezel offers nothing less than a complete theory of literary fiction based on the idea of possible worlds. Beginning with a discussion of the extant semantics and pragmatics of fictionality—by Leibniz, Russell, Frege, Searle, Auerbach, and others—he relates them to literature, literary theory, and narratology.

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In Heterocosmica, Lubomir Dolezel offers nothing less than a complete theory of literary fiction based on the idea of possible worlds. Beginning with a discussion of the extant semantics and pragmatics of fictionality - by Leibniz, Russell, Frege, Searle, Auerbach, and others - he relates them to literature, literary theory, and narratology.

book Heterocosmica: Fiction and Possible Worlds, Doležel proposes a conception of fictional semantics quite different from the view that emerges from Lewis’ analysis of truth in fiction and from its implication, the principle of minimal departure.

While minimal departure assumes that fictional entities possess the same. Possible-worlds semantics reveals that possible worlds of fiction and possible worlds of history differ in their origins, cultural functions, and structural and semantic features.

Doležel’s book is the first systematic application of this idea to the theory and philosophy of by:   In Heterocosmica, Lubomir Dolezel offers nothing less than a complete theory of literary fiction based on the idea of possible worlds.

Beginning with a discussion of the extant semantics and pragmatics of fictionality-by Leibniz, Russell, Frege, Searle, Auerbach, and others-he relates them to literature, literary theory, and narratology/5(66).

Download Citation | Heterocosmica. Fiction and Possible Worlds | "The universe of possible worlds is constantly expanding and diversifying thanks to Author: T. Pavel. Heterocosmica. Fiction and Possible Worlds. By Lubomir Doležel.

Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, xii, by:   Heterocosmica. Fiction and Possible Worlds Heterocosmica. Fiction and Possible Worlds Pavel, Thomas COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / heroes in general. The discussion is often illuminating: for example, the discussion of the divine king (pp.

), or of the marginalization of royal women in Benin (pp. In his book Heterocosmica: Fiction and Possible Worlds, Lubomír Doležel put forth a theory of narrative fiction based on the interdisciplinary framework of possible Possible Worlds of Fiction and History: The Postmodern Stage, Doležel takes his earlier theory further and applies it to historiography as well, with the specific aim of showing how the study of history might be Cited by: 1.

In Heterocosmica, Lubomír Dolezel offers nothing less than a complete theory of literary fiction based on the idea of possible worlds. Beginning with a discussion of the extant semantics and pragmatics of fictionality -- by Leibniz, Russell, Frege, Searle, Auerbach, and others -- he relates them to literature, literary theory, and narratology.5/5(1).

In Heterocosmica, Lubomír Dolezel offers nothing less than a complete theory of literary fiction based on the idea of possible worlds. Beginning with a discussion of the extant semantics and pragmatics of fictionality—by Leibniz, Russell, Frege, Searle, Auerbach, and others—he relates them to literature, literary theory, and narratology.5/5(1).

With Possible Worlds of Fiction and History, Lubomír Doležel reexamines the claim—made first by Roland Barthes and then popularized by Hayden White—that "there is no fundamental distinction between fiction and history.". Doležel rejects this assertion and demonstrates how literary and discourse theory can help the historian to restate the difference between fiction and history.Fiction Theory is a discipline that applies possible world theory to literature.

Fiction theory scholars and critics have articulated various theses rooted in Saul Kripke’s application of modal logic to g on concepts found in possible world theory, theorists of fiction study the relationships between textual worlds and the world outside the text.The concept of possible worlds, originally introduced in philosophical logic, has recently gained interdisciplinary influence; it proves to be a productive tool when borrowed by literary theory to explain the notion of fictional worlds.

In this book Ruth Ronen develops a comparative reading of the use of possible worlds in philosophy and in.