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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 204–206.
Published: 01 March 2014
...James Dawes Quirks of the Quantum: Postmodernism and Contemporary American Fiction . By Coale Samuel Chase . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2012 . x , 223 pp. Cloth , $55.00 ; paper , $24.50 . Getting inside Your Head: What Cognitive Science Can Tell Us about...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 194–197.
Published: 01 March 2016
... . 2014 . vii , 224 pp. Cloth, $110.00 ; paper, $29.95 ; e-book, $25.99 . Stories and Minds: Cognitive Approaches to Literary Narrative . Ed. Bernaerts Lars , De Geest Dirk , Herman Luc , and Vervaeck Bart . Lincoln : Univ. of Nebraska Press . 2013 . vii , 236 pp. Paper...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 598–600.
Published: 01 September 2013
...José E. Limón Mythohistorical Interventions: The Chicano Movement and Its Legacies . By Bebout Lee . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2011 . 264 pp. Paper , $25.00 . Of Space and Mind: Cognitive Mappings of Contemporary Chicano/a Fiction . By Hamilton Patrick L...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 869–872.
Published: 01 December 2005
...: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2002. xii, 213 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $24.95; Writing Machines . By N. Katherine Hayles. With designer Anne Burdick. Cambridge: MIT Press. 2002. 144 pp. Paper, $17.95; Cognitive Fictions . By Joseph Tabbi. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2002. xxvii, 166 pp...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 437–466.
Published: 01 September 2004
...James Dawes Duke University 2004 James Fictional Feeling: Philosophy, Cognitive Science, Dawes and the American Gothic An interest in the deep structure of aesthetic plea- sure and in the emotions that shake us when reading has in recent years come...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Kendall Johnson Boudreau Kristin . Henry James's Narrative Technique: Consciousness, Perception, and Cognition . New York : Palgrave Macmillan . 2010 . xv, 204 pp. $75.00 . Tucker Amy . The Illustration of the Master: Henry James and the Magazine Revolution . Stanford...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 220–222.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Erin Gentry Lamb © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Uses of Literature. By Rita Felski. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell. 2008. vi, 154 pp. Cloth, $89.95; paper, $31.95. Strange Concepts and the Stories They Make Possible: Cognition, Culture, Narrative. By Lisa Zunshine...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 693–722.
Published: 01 December 2018
... discovers a Puritan theory of grace that sought to come closer to God by escaping idolatrous thinking, on the one hand, and mechanistic cognition, on the other. Reconceiving Hooker’s preparation as a memorial style and placing that ars memoria at the center of transatlantic Puritan controversies about grace...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 251–278.
Published: 01 June 2011
... reading practices, Jerng turns the attention of critical race theory and SF studies toward the problem of how we notice and evaluate race within the social field. Drawing on frameworks from philosophies of imagination and perception, as well as theories of virtuality, the essay highlights the cognitive...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 745–779.
Published: 01 December 2013
... purely cognitive. The game uses its formal blends and its play mechanics to complicate how history is typically thought and to imagine how it might be engaged or processed differently. Ultimately, Braid interrogates the impulses that drive videogames and the historical subjects that they produce...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 224–226.
Published: 01 March 2019
... an assiduous critic, rarely extending his theses about the meganovel’s demand for attentional modulation (and its subsequent impact on readers) beyond scientific consensus on cognition and consciousness. There are exceptions, however, in his discussions of generic excess. In testing against Gaddis’s...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 237–249.
Published: 01 June 2011
... it, frequently by either accepting or rejecting Darko Suvin’s science-­fiction-­friendly, fantasy-­phobic definition of SF as the litera- ture of cognitive estrangement.5 The image that graces the cover of this issue—Frank R. Paul’s illustration for the E. E. “Doc” Smith story “The...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 904–907.
Published: 01 December 2017
... the question of attention through the field of cognitive science, leading her to writers who were engaged with the question of what our ever-evolving picture of the brain does to our sense of the mind. According to her, “This widespread, if ambivalent, acknowledgment of the mind’s basis in concrete...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 894–897.
Published: 01 December 2004
... articulation of race and gender. Creating a ‘‘category crisis’’ for norms rooted in dichotomy (realism vs. naturalism, male vs. female), regionalism also, ‘‘queerly exposed ‘‘normality’s’’ oddness and exhibited a poetics of empathy, challenging readers to emotionally and cognitively occupy ‘‘points of...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 889–891.
Published: 01 December 2011
... visible by positing an idealized norm of physical and mental perfection. This special issue will feature scholarship on American women writers dealing with issues of embodiment, illness, cognitive disability, deafness, blindness, mobility, dependency, and other related issues...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 381–408.
Published: 01 June 2012
... aim to defamiliarize the everyday and activate perception. The negotiation of familiarity and strangeness is 384 American Literature the source of the wondrous experience, and it is also wonder’s reward as it provokes attention to mechanisms of human cognition. The dis- ease at the center of...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 850–853.
Published: 01 December 2015
... ‘cognitive mapping’” [xv]; “what the philosopher Alan Badiou describes as the event” [xvii]; “what [Jameson] calls the ‘four maxims’” [2]; “what Jameson calls ‘late modernism” [4]; “what Jameson earlier called symbolic action” [6]; “what Jameson names the ‘ideology of form’” [8]; “what Mark Bould...
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American Literature (1 December 2002) 74 (4): 705–714.
Published: 01 December 2002
... conceptual changes in the sciences are accompanied by cognitive shifts that they simultaneously precede, accompany, and augment. Fiction both reflects and fosters those changes. All four essays, implicitly or explicitly, advocate an activist role for fiction in shaping responses to a changing environment...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 627–637.
Published: 01 September 2016
... historicizes the transformations in attitudes to observation, cognition, and visualization that were necessary to produce the world in which digital humanities scholarship now finds itself, where data visualization becomes “the benchmark of truth, and . . . a moral and democratic virtue” (148). Bringing...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 185–188.
Published: 01 March 2011