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Journal of Literary Semantics

An International Review

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Ed. by Toolan, Michael

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Volume 42, Issue 2


Mind, brain, and literature: A dialogue on what the humanities might offer the cognitive sciences

Michael Burke / Emily T. Troscianko
Published Online: 2013-09-17 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/jls-2013-0006

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Michael Burke

Michael Burke is Professor of Rhetoric in the Humanities Faculty of Utrecht University. He teaches rhetoric, stylistics and creative writing at University College Roosevelt in Middelburg, one of the two liberal arts and sciences honours colleges of Utrecht University. His publications include Literary Reading, Cognition and Emotion: An Exploration of the Oceanic Mind (2011, Routledge). He is a member of the international board of Neuro Humanities Studies in Catania, Italy. He is a linguistics series editor (rhetoric and stylistics) for Routledge, New York.

Emily T. Troscianko

Emily T. Troscianko is Junior Research Fellow in Modern Languages (French and German) at St John's College, University of Oxford. She currently works on ‘cognitive realism’ in French and German ‘Realist’ and ‘Modernist’ prose fiction, aiming to illuminate from a cognitive perspective what it means for a literary text to be realistic. Recent articles include ‘The cognitive realism of memory in Flaubert's Madame Bovary’ (Modern Language Review, 2012) and ‘Cognitive realism and memory in Proust's madeleine episode’ (Memory Studies, 2013). The monograph Kafka's Cognitive Realism is forthcoming (2014) with Routledge.

Published Online: 2013-09-17

Published in Print: 2013-09-17

Citation Information: Journal of Literary Semantics, Volume 42, Issue 2, Pages 141–148, ISSN (Online) 1613-3838, ISSN (Print) 0341-7638, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/jls-2013-0006.

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