Toward a Sociobiological Hermeneutic : Darwinian Essays on Literature
By: Wainwright, Michael.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012Description: 1 online resource (253 p.).ISBN: 9780230391819.Subject(s): Evolution (Biology) in literature | Evolution (Biology) in literature | Literature and science | Literature and science | Social Darwinism in literature | Social Darwinism in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Toward a Sociobiological Hermeneutic : Darwinian Essays on LiteratureDDC classification: 801 | 809.9336 | 809/.9336 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction: Darwinism after Darwin; 2 Wilde, the Science of Heredity, and The Picture of Dorian Gray; 3 Figuring the Financier in Dreiser, Dos Passos, and Faulkner; 4 Game Theory in a Literary Setting; 5 An Evolutionary Reengagement with Todorov's Decameron; 6 Veering toward an Evolutionary Realignment of Freud's Hamlet; 7 Parasitism in Larsen's Passing; Notes; Works Cited; Index
This book draws on post-Darwinian advances in scientific disciplines to reanalyze canonical works of literature. This wide-ranging analysis includes studies of the works of Oscar Wilde, Sophocles, Shakespeare, Giovanni Boccaccio, Theodore Dreiser, John Roderigo Dos Passos, and William Faulkner.
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