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Literature and Cognition
Language: en
Pages: 180
Authors: Jerry R. Hobbs
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990-09-30 - Publisher: Center for the Study of Language (CSLI)

Cognitive science, with its guiding metaphor of the mind as a computer, has made substantial progress towards an understanding of how people comprehend and produce discourse. The essays in this book apply these insights to problems in the interpretation of literature. The first two chapters present the outline of a
Cognitive Literary Science
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Michael Burke, Emily T. Troscianko
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This book brings together researchers with cognitive-scientific and literary backgrounds to present innovative research in all three variations on the possible interactions between literary studies and cognitive science. The tripartite structure of the volume reflects a more ambitious conception of what cognitive approaches to literature are and could be than
Neurocognitive Interpretations of Australian Literature
Language: en
Pages: 158
Authors: Jean-François Vernay
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-28 - Publisher: Routledge

This unique book on neurocognitive interpretations of Australian literature covers a wide range of analyses by discussing Australian Literary Studies, Aboriginal literary texts, women writers, ethnic writing, bestsellers, neurodivergence fiction, emerging as well as high- profile writers, literary hoaxes and controversies, book culture, and LGBTIQA+ authors, to name a few.
The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Literary Studies
Language: en
Pages: 656
Authors: Lisa Zunshine
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The Oxford handbook of cognitive literary studies' applies developments in cognitive science to a wide range of literary texts that span multiple historical periods and numerous national literary traditions. The volume is divided into five parts: (1) Narrative, History, Imagination; (2) Emotions and Empathy; (3) The New Unconscious; (4) Empirical
Literary Theory and Criticism
Language: en
Pages: 598
Authors: Patricia Waugh
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

This comprehensive guide to literary theory and criticism includes 39 specially commissioned chapters by an international team of academics. It includes key philosophical and aesthetic origins of literary theory, the foundational movements and thinkers in the first half of the 20th century and more.