The Literary Mind
By (author) Mark Turner
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Literary Mind by Mark Turner
Book DescriptionMark Turner makes the revolutionary claim that the basic issue for cognitive science is the nature of literary thinking. Using tools of modern linguistics, the recent work of neuroscientists, and literary masterpieces from Shakespeare, Homer, and Dante, Turner explains how story and projection are fundamental to everyday thought.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195126679
(203mm x 135mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 26-Nov-1998
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Mark Turner
Origin of Ideas, Paperback (August 2015)
Humans are unique among all other species in having one cognitive attribute-the ability, almost without conscious effort, to engage in blending. This is the first book that brings the theory of blending to a wide audience and shows how blending is at the heart of the origin of ideas.
Governance, Management and Development, Paperback (July 2015)
This fully revised edition of the same authors' Governance, Administration and Development is the ideal introduction to public management and the policy process in developing countries. With a new chapter on issues of law and order, it also covers current debates on civil society, aid and intervention, and the relationship of states and markets.
Trees & Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest, Paperback / softback (June 2014)
As a part of the Timber Press Field Guide book series, "Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest"is the must-have book for accurate identification of regional flora."
Complete Works of Oscar Wilde, Hardback (August 2013)» View all books by Mark Turner
Volume VI of the Oxford English Texts Complete Works of Oscar Wilde establishes for the first time the extent and prowess of his early career as a journalist. This definitive collection of his reviews, features and editorials displays the unique wit and erudition for which Wilde is famous.
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Author Biography - Mark Turner
Mark Turner is Professor of English and an affiliate of the Center for Neural and Cognitive Sciences at the University of Maryland. He has been a fellow of the Guggenheim Foundation, the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, the National Humanities Center, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. In 1996-97, he is a member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey.
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