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Mon Sep 14 2009

Books: Ling & Literature: Stockwell

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        1.    Anna Glazier, Texture: Stockwell

Message 1: Texture: Stockwell
Date: 10-Sep-2009
From: Anna Glazier <Anna.Glaziereup.ed.ac.uk>
Subject: Texture: Stockwell
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Title: Texture
Subtitle: A Cognitive Aesthetics of Reading
Published: 2009
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
                http://www.eup.ed.ac.uk/

Book URL: http://www.euppublishing.com/book/9780748625819

Author: Peter Stockwell
Hardback: ISBN: 9780748625819 Pages: 224 Price: U.K. £ 60.00
Abstract:

A study of 'texture', a key feature of literary reading

Texture represents the latest advance in cognitive poetics. This book
builds feeling and embodied experience on to the insights into
meaningfulness which the cognitive approach to literature has achieved in
recent years. Taking key familiar concepts such as characterisation, tone,
empathy, and identification, the book describes the natural experience of
literary reading in a thorough and principled way. Accessibly and
informatively written, Texture draws on stylistics, psycholinguistics,
critical theory and neurology to explore the nature of reading verbal art.
The aim is a new cognitive aesthetics of literature for its academic,
student, professional and natural readers.

This book is available in North America from Columbia University Press.

Linguistic Field(s): Ling & Literature

Written In: English (eng )

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