• "Introduction to Cognitive Literary Studies"

    Author(s):
    Lisa Zunshine (see profile)
    Date:
    2015
    Group(s):
    CLCS European Regions, LLC East Asian, MS Screen Arts and Culture, TC Cognitive and Affect Studies, TM Literary and Cultural Theory
    Subject(s):
    Cultural studies, Drama, Film studies, History and literature, Literary theory
    Item Type:
    Book chapter
    Tag(s):
    disability studies, emotions and empathy, narrative theory, queer theory, the unconscious
    Permanent URL:
    http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/M6401R
    Abstract:
    This is a short introductory essay for _The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Literary Studies_, published in 2015. The areas covered by _The Handbook_ include cognitive historicism, cognitive narratology, cognitive queer theory, neuroaesthetics, cognitive postcolonial studies, studies in emotions and empathy, decision theory, cognitive disability studies, empirical and qualitative studies, and the new unconscious. The introduction traces the trajectory of the field over the last fifteen years and explains why the goals, methods, and philosophy of scholars working with cognitive approaches to literature are diametrically opposed to those of "literary Darwinists."
    Notes:
    The volume features essays by H. Porter Abbott, Elaine Auyoung, Marisa Bortolussi, Fritz Breithaupt, Mark Bruhn, Noel Carroll, Mary Thomas Crane, Peter Dixon, Nancy Easterlin, William Flesch, Monika Fludernik, Patrick Colm Hogan, Suzanne Keen, Joshua Landy, Laura Otis, Alan Palmer, James Phelan, Natalie M. Phillips, Carl Plantinga, Peter Rabinowitz, Alan Richardson,Ralph James Savarese, Jeff Smith, Ellen Spolsky, G. Gabrielle Starr, Margaret Bruun Vaage, Blakey Vermeule, J. Keith Vincent, and Lisa Zunshine. The table of contents and selected articles can be viewed at: http://www.amazon.com/Handbook-Cognitive-Literary-Studies-Handbooks/dp/0199978069/
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