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Cognitive Literary Science: Dialogues between Literature and Cognition

Michael Burke and Emily T. Troscianko


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 is usually encountered, and thus aims both to map out and to advance the field. The first section corresponds to what most people think of as ‘cognitive poetics’ or ‘cognitive literary studies’: the study of literature by literary scholar ... More

Keywords: interdisciplinarity, cognitive approaches to literature, cognitive literary science, cognitive poetics, cognitive literary studies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780190496869
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496869.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael Burke, editor
Professor of Rhetoric, University College Roosevelt (Utrecht University)

Emily T. Troscianko, editor
Research Associate, Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, University of Oxford

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