Vervaeck, Bart,

Stories and minds : cognitive approaches to literary narrative / edited by Lars Bernaerts, Dirk De Geest, Luc Herman, and Bart Vervaeck. - Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2013. - 1 online resource. - JSTOR eBooks Frontiers of narrative .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

"How do narratives draw on our memory capacity? How is our attention guided when we are reading a literary narrative? What kind of empathy is triggered by intercultural novels? A cast of international scholars explores these and other questions from an interdisciplinary perspective in "Stories and Minds," a collection of essays that discusses cutting-edge research in the field of cognitive narrative studies. Recent findings in the philosophy of mind and cognitive psychology, among other disciplines, are integrated in fresh theoretical perspectives and illustrated with accompanying analyses of literary fiction. Pursuing such topics as narrative gaps, mental simulation in reading, theory of mind, and folk psychology, these essays address fundamental questions about the role of cognitive processes in literary narratives and in narrative comprehension. Stories and Minds reveals the rich possibilities for research along the nexus of narrative and mind"--

9780803244818 0803244819 9781299405875 1299405878

471837 MIL

Narration (Rhetoric)
Cognitive science--Philosophy.

PN212 / .S763 2013

808 401.41