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Neurocomics and Neuroimaging

Jason Tougaw

in The Elusive Brain: Literary Experiments in the Age of Neuroscience

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300221176
eISBN:
9780300235609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221176.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines a small number of recent graphic brain narratives that experiment with novel methods of visualizing the brain—including David B.’s Epileptic, Ellen Forney’s Marbles, and Matteo ... More


The Making of the Cosmopolitan Subject

Rei Magosaki

in Tricksters and Cosmopolitans: Cross-Cultural Collaborations in Asian American Literary Production

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271306
eISBN:
9780823271351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271306.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter situates the Pilipino-American writer Jessica Hagedorn’s early writing within the discussion of the larger publishing scene in1970s Bay Area. Through a close examination of “pet food,” ... More


Reading the Image of Race: Neurocriminology, Medical Imaging Technologies and Literary Intervention

Lindsey Andrews and Jonathan M. Metzl

in The Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474400046
eISBN:
9781474422178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400046.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

On 26 April 2013, the Wall Street Journal published an essay by neurocriminologist Adrian Raine promoting his newest book, The Anatomy of Violence: The Biological Roots of Crime. On the newspaper’s ... More


Fathers, friends, and families: Gothic kinship in Stephen King's Pet Sematary

John Sears

in Gothic kinship

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088605
eISBN:
9781781707203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088605.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Chapter 6 is also concerned with the American nuclear family in his discussion of Pet Sematary, Stephen King’s most complex and pessimistic analysis of the American family. This Gothic novel presents ... More


Tiger

Lamed Shapiro

in The Cross and Other Jewish Stories

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110692
eISBN:
9780300134698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110692.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter presents the text of Lamed Shapiro's short fiction titled Tiger. It explains that the story is about a boy's friendship with a pet dog named Tiger. It highlights the negative treatment ... More


Self-Narratives and Nonhuman Selves

David Herman

in Narratology beyond the Human: Storytelling and Animal Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190850401
eISBN:
9780190850432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190850401.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter, like the other chapters in Part I of the book, uses the concept of “self-narrative” to explore a variety of texts featuring nonhuman animals and human-animal relationships. ... More


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