Shakespeare's Brain : Reading with Cognitive Theory.
By: Crane, Mary Thomas.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2001Description: 1 online resource (276 p.).ISBN: 9781400824007 (electronic bk.); 1400824001 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation | Consciousness in literature | Cognition in literature | Brain -- Case studiesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: No titleDDC classification: 822.33 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Shakespeare's Brain: Embodying the Author-Function; Chapter 1 No Space Like Home: The Comedy of Errors; Chapter 2 Theatrical Practice and the Ideologies of Status in As You Like It; Chapter 3 Twelfth Night: Suitable Suits and the Cognitive Space Between; Chapter 4 Cognitive Hamlet and the Name of Action; Chapter 5 Male Pregnancy and Cognitive Permeability in Measure for Measure; Chapter 6 Sound and Space in The Tempest; Notes; Index.
Here Mary Thomas Crane considers the brain as a site where body and culture meet to form the subject and its expression in language. Taking Shakespeare as her case study, she boldly demonstrates the explanatory power of cognitive theory--a theory which argues that language is produced by a reciprocal interaction of body and environment, brain and culture, and which refocuses attention on the role of the author in the making of meaning. Crane reveals in Shakespeare's texts a web of structures and categories through which meaning is created. The approach yields fresh insights into a wide range o.
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