Scientific Study of Literature

Volume 3, Issue 1 (2013)

2013.  iv, 168 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Editor’s introduction
Willie van Peer
What’s your problem? And how might we deepen it?
Brian Boyd
A rationale for evolutionary studies of literature
Joseph Carroll
Toward consilience, not literary Darwinism
Jonathan Gottschall
Extending Literary Darwinism: Culture and alternatives to adaptation
Jan Verpooten
Reading other minds: Effects of literature on empathy
Maja Djikic, Keith Oatley and Mihnea C. Moldoveanu
Exploring the metanarrative of the traditional literary critical essay
Laurie Grobman and Joanna K. Garner
Transportation into literary fiction reduces prejudice against and increases empathy for Arab-Muslims
Dan Johnson
The fluency of spoilers: Why giving away endings improves stories
Jonathan D. Leavitt and Nicholas J.S. Christenfeld
Using affective appraisal to help readers construct literary interpretations
Sarah Levine and William S. Horton
Action speaks louder than words: Empathy mainly modulates emotions from theory of mind-laden parts of a story
Mikkel Wallentin, Arndis Simonsen and Andreas Højlund Nielsen
Review of Claassen (2012): Author representations in literary reading
Reviewed by Gerhard Lauer
Review of Hogan (2003): The mind and its stories. Narrative universals and human emotion & Hogan (2011): What literature teaches us about emotion & Hogan (2011): Affective narratology. The emotional structure of stories
Reviewed by Willie van Peer
Review of Ramachandran (2011): The tell-tale brain: A neuroscientist’s quest for what makes us human
Reviewed by Willie van Peer
Review of Schreier (2012): Qualitative content analysis in practice
Reviewed by Cathelein Aaftink
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