Cognitive Science, Literature and the Arts by Patrick Colm Hogan
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Cognitive Science, Literature and the Arts
By Patrick Colm Hogan

Cognitive Science, Literature and the Arts

A Guide for Humanists

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Cognitive Science, Literature and the Arts by Patrick Colm Hogan

Book Description

The rise cognitive science has been one of the most important intellectual developments of recent years, stimulating new approaches to everything from philosophy to film studies. This is an introduction to what cognitive science has to offer the humanities and particularly the study of literature. Hogan suggests how the human brain works and makes us feel in response to literature. He walks the reader through all of the major theories of cognitive science that are important for the humanities in order to understand the production and reception of literature.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415942454
ISBN-10: 0415942454
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Jul-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Patrick Colm Hogan

Patrick Colm Hogan is Professor of English and Comparative literature at the University of Connecticut.His many books include The Culture of Conformism, Philosophical Approaches to the Study of Literature, Colonialism and Cultural Identity, and The Politics of Interpretation.

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