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Cognitive Literary Science: Dialogues between Literature and Cognition

Michael Burke and Emily T. Troscianko (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190496869
eISBN:
9780190496883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496869.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

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 ... More


Empathy and the Novel

Suzanne Keen

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195175769
eISBN:
9780199851232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175769.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book presents an account of the relationships among novel reading, empathy, and altruism. Though readers' and authors' empathy certainly contribute to the emotional resonance of fiction and its ... More


The Situational Logic of Vraisemblance

Karin Kukkonen

in A Prehistory of Cognitive Poetics: Neoclassicism and the Novel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190634766
eISBN:
9780190634780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190634766.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter connects neoclassical criticism with today’s cognitive approaches to literature conceptually by introducing the notion of “situational logic,” derived from Karl Popper. For a literary ... More


The Curse of Realism

Karin Kukkonen

in 4E Cognition and Eighteenth-Century Fiction: How the Novel Found its Feet

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190913045
eISBN:
9780190913076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913045.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter challenges the assumption that throughout history the novel gets progressively better at realism and at matching its language in cognitive processes. It characterises this assumption as ... More


Virtual Manifesto for a Cognitive Approach to Literary Studies

Terence Cave

in Thinking with Literature: Towards a Cognitive Criticism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198749417
eISBN:
9780191817328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749417.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This ‘virtual manifesto’ outlines a programme for future directions in cognitive literary study, defining its objectives and emphasizing the key notion of ‘thinking with literature’: literature as an ... More


Cognitive Approaches to Early Modern Spanish Literature

Isabel Jaen and Julien Jacques Simon (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190256555
eISBN:
9780190256579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190256555.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Cognitive Approaches to Early Modern Spanish Literature is the first anthology exploring human cognition and literature in the context of early modern Spanish culture. It includes the leading voices ... More


A Prehistory of Cognitive Poetics: Neoclassicism and the Novel

Karin Kukkonen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190634766
eISBN:
9780190634780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190634766.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This book argues that the neoclassical critical tradition of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, with its cognitive perspective on the workings of literature, constitutes a key chapter in the ... More


Experiments with Experience: Consilient Multilevel Explanations of Art and Literature

Brian Boyd

in Darwin's Bridge: Uniting the Humanities and Sciences

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190231217
eISBN:
9780190609061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190231217.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Literary creation is already consilient with science, for works of art are experiments: artists’ diverse experiments with new combinations of experience audiences will have as they respond. Literary ... More


Epilogue: Wildean Neuroaesthetics

Benjamin Morgan

in The Outward Mind: Materialist Aesthetics in Victorian Science and Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226442112
eISBN:
9780226457468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226457468.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The book’s epilogue discusses Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray as a novel that forecasts a revitalized contemporary interest in the aesthetic implications of what has recently been called the ... More


Beyond Meaning: Differing Fates of Some Modernist Poets’ Investments of Belief in Sounds

Natalie Gerber

in Critical Rhythm: The Poetics of a Literary Life Form

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282043
eISBN:
9780823285983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282043.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Modernist American poets Robert Frost, Wallace Stevens, and William Carlos Williams insisted on the values of linguistic sound beyond the semantic. Stevens focused on the modulations of the sounds ... More


Introduction: How the Novel Found Its Feet

Karin Kukkonen

in 4E Cognition and Eighteenth-Century Fiction: How the Novel Found its Feet

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190913045
eISBN:
9780190913076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913045.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

The introduction presents an outline of 4E approaches to cognition and sketches how these approaches are brought to bear on developments in the eighteenth-century novel in this book. 4E cognition ... More


4E Cognition and Eighteenth-Century Fiction: How the Novel Found its Feet

Karin Kukkonen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190913045
eISBN:
9780190913076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913045.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

The early novel developed modes of writing that are considered gripping and immersive, because they foreground physical states, meaningful gestures, and emotional excitement. This monograph shows how ... More


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