Elaine Scarry, Dreaming by the Book. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1999.
ISBN: 0374143986, 9780374143985. Dewey Decimal: 801/.95. Library of Congress Number: 99027256.
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Some physical objects have features that more closely approximate the phenomenology of imaginary objects than do others.
[The] conscious withholding from fictional persons of the conditions of their own invention means that whenever the verbal arts seem to ask us to imagine imagining, to picture the mental process of picture-making, it is only...