Imagined Worlds - Worldmaking in Arts and Literature

The conference Imagined Worlds will focus on the imagined worlds created by artistic and literary works. To think of such works in terms of “worlds” (or the mental representations they create in the minds of their audience) means concentrating on the representational dimensions of art and literature.

The idea of worldmaking opens new perspectives in the study of art forms and their genres. It was formulated in philosophical terms by Nelson Goodman in Ways of Worldmaking ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
The Finnish Doctoral Programme for Literary Studies
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 to Friday, August 23, 2013
Event Location: 
University of Helsinki, Finland
Abstract due date: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Categories: 
American
Comparative
Interdisciplinary
British
Genre & Form
Popular Culture
Literary Theory
World Literatures
African-American
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