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Nervous Aesthetics: Cognitive Science, Literary Criticism and the Modern Novel

Bartlett, Michael James

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Recent movements in literature and the humanities have drawn upon insights gleaned from cognitive science. For some scholars this is viewed as a renaissance while for others it represents a dangerous trend towards reductionism. This project offers to mediate between these two perspectives, showing the promise and the pitfalls of this new interdisciplinary engagement. This thesis argues that the role of perceptual processes in relation to aesthetic engagement...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015-07-20
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/101223

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