Toward A Cognitive Theory Of Narrative Acts

Toward A Cognitive Theory Of Narrative Acts

by Frederick Luis Aldama
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0292728883

ISBN-13: 9780292728882

Pub. Date: 05/01/2011

Publisher: University of Texas Press

Noted scholars analyze a variety of creative works-plays by Samuel Beckett, novels by Maxine Hong Kingston, music compositions by Igor Stravinsky, art by Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin, and films by Michael Haneke-to offer a unified knowledge of artistic creativity.

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Noted scholars analyze a variety of creative works-plays by Samuel Beckett, novels by Maxine Hong Kingston, music compositions by Igor Stravinsky, art by Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin, and films by Michael Haneke-to offer a unified knowledge of artistic creativity.

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ISBN-13:
9780292728882
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
05/01/2011
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
338
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction: The Sciences and Humanities Matter as One (Frederick Luis Aldama)
  • Part I: General and Theoretical Considerations
    • Chapter One. Arts in the Brain; or, What Might Neuroscience Tell Us? (Herbert Lindenberger)
    • Chapter Two. Narrative as Nourishment (Ellen Spolsky)
    • Chapter Three. Narrative Empathy (Suzanne Keen)
    • Chapter Four. The Biolinguistic Turn: Toward a New Semiotics of Film (Javier Gutiérrez-Rexach)
    • Chapter Five. Voice and Perception: An Evolutionary Approach to the Basic Function of Narrative (Katja Mellmann)
    • Chapter Six. Dreaming and Narrative Theory (Richard Walsh)
  • Part II: A Selection of New Approaches
    • Chapter Seven. Cross-Cultural Mind-Reading; or, Coming to Terms with the Ethnic Mother in Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior (Klarina Priborkin)
    • Chapter Eight. Theory of Mind and Michael Fried's Absorption and Theatricality: Notes toward Cognitive Historicism (Lisa Zunshine)
    • Chapter Nine. Garden Paths and Ineffable Effects: Abandoning Representation in Literature and Film (H. Porter Abbott)
    • Chapter Ten. Consciousness, Ethics, and Narrative: Reading Literature in an Age of Torture (Patrick Colm Hogan)
    • Chapter Eleven. Prophesying with Accents Terrible: Emotion and Appraisal in Macbeth (Lalita Pandit Hogan)
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Contributors
  • Index

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