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1 - Surveying the Imagination Landscape

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  26 May 2020

Anna Abraham
University of Georgia
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This introductory chapter provides an overview of the handbook and provides a foundation that makes a case for why this handbook is both timely and essential to advance the study of the imagination. It orients the reader to the unique opportunities afforded by applying a cross-disciplinary approach in order to significantly improve our understanding of the imagination. The chapter introduces different definitions and conceptions of the imagination before outlining the sections of the handbook and the themes that will be covered within the chapters of each section.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2020

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