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Interlude: Neurodiversity in the Age of the Brain Atlas

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/9780300221176.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this interlude, Tougaw examines two major cultural responses to advances in neuroscience: neurodiversity politics and the U.S.-European race to “map” the brain in the hope of creating a dynamic ... More


Institutional Struggles and World War (1942–1944)

Edward K. Kaplan

in Spiritual Radical: Abraham Joshua Heschel in America, 1940-1972

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115406
eISBN:
9780300137699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115406.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter shows how Heschel was perceived in campus. At times warm, at others distracted, he struck Jacob Marcus as calculating, “frightened and eager to be accepted, wanting to please everyone,” ... More


The Death of Italy and Birth of European Romanticism

Joseph Luzzi

in Romantic Europe and the Ghost of Italy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123555
eISBN:
9780300151787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123555.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter describes how definitions of literature throughout Romantic Europe connected certain crises of modernity with Italian art and history, especially those related to issues of exile, ... More


Introduction

Denise Gigante

in Life: Organic Form and Romanticism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300136852
eISBN:
9780300155587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300136852.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about how Romantic authors wrote about the principle of life. This volume analyzes the poetry of Christopher Smart, William ... More


. Shelley's Vitalist “Witch”

Denise Gigante

in Life: Organic Form and Romanticism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300136852
eISBN:
9780300155587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300136852.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the depiction of the living form in Percy Bysshe Shelley's poem The Witch of Atlas. It shows how Shelley broke free from the narrative allegory implied by the ottava rima verse ... More


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