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Conclusive Remarks: Writing Toward the Core—Poetically Framing a Science of Cultural Psychology

  • Olga V. Lehmann
  • Nandita Chaudhary
  • Emily Abbey
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in Creativity and Culture book series (PASCC)

Abstract

This book has integrated the realms of poetics in diverse ways. For instance, Octavio Paz’s (La Casa de la Presencia. Barcelona: Galaxia-Gutenberg, 1956/1999) masterful differentiation between poetic instants, poems, poets and poetry can serve as a platform for these variations. Some of the chapters deal with the poetic quality of specific events, objects or experiences, and discuss how and why people relate to the ineffable intensity of the aesthetics embedded in poetic instants in their everyday lives (see Chaudhary, Chawla, & Sindhu, Poetry and imagined worlds: Creativity and everyday experience. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018; Dazzani & Marsico, Poetry and imagined worlds: Creativity and everyday experience. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018; Lordelo, Poetry and imagined worlds: Creativity and everyday experience. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018; Murakami, Poetry and imagined worlds: Creativity and everyday experience. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018; Valsiner, Poetry and imagined worlds: Creativity and everyday experience. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018). Other chapters search for the meaningfulness of existence by writing poems or imprinting them into liminal spaces such as musical pieces or the human body (see Abels, Poetry and imagined worlds: Creativity and everyday experience. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018; Argüello Manresa & Glăveanu, Poetry and imagined worlds: Creativity and everyday experience. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018; Leão & Guimarães, Poetry and imagined worlds: Creativity and everyday experience. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018; Lehmann & Klempe, Poetry and imagined worlds: Creativity and everyday experience. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018; Watzlawik, Poetry and imagined worlds: Creativity and everyday experience. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018). In addition, other texts of the book have embraced the quest of bringing in the poet within the scientist, questioning the boundaries between arts and science in itself (Abbey & Bastos, Poetry and imagined worlds: Creativity and everyday experience. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018; Abels, Poetry and imagined worlds: Creativity and everyday experience. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018; Freeman, Poetry and imagined worlds: Creativity and everyday experience. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018). Lastly, three commentaries tried to wrap up the realms of poesis along the diverse themes of the manuscripts in a critical way (see Rabinovich, Poetry and imagined worlds: Creativity and everyday experience. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018; Uriko, Poetry and imagined worlds: Creativity and everyday experience. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018; Zittoun, Poetry and imagined worlds: Creativity and everyday experience. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Olga V. Lehmann
    • 1
  • Nandita Chaudhary
    • 2
  • Emily Abbey
    • 3
  1. 1.NTNU Norwegian University of Science and TechnologyTrondheimNorway
  2. 2.University of DelhiDelhiIndia
  3. 3.Ramapo CollegeMahwahUSA

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