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    • Toward a Cognitive Theory of Narrative Acts

    • Cognitive Approaches to Literature and Culture Series
    • By: Frederick Luis Aldama (editor)
    • Narrated by: Kellie Fitzgerald
    • Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Toward a Cognitive Theory of Narrative Acts brings together in one volume cutting-edge research that turns to recent findings in cognitive and neurobiological sciences, psychology, linguistics, philosophy, and evolutionary biology, among other disciplines, to explore and understand more deeply various cultural phenomena, including art, music, literature, and film. The essays fulfilling this task for the general listener as well as the specialist are written by renowned authors.

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    • By Sparky McGhee on 08-01-12

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Analyzing World Fiction

    • New Horizons in Narrative Theory (Cognitive Approaches to Literature and Culture Series)
    • By: Frederick Luis Aldama
    • Narrated by: Norman Gilligan
    • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Why are many readers drawn to stories that texture ethnic experiences and identities other than their own? How do authors such as Salman Rushdie and Maxine Hong Kingston, or filmmakers in Bollywood or Mexico City produce complex fiction that satisfies audiences worldwide? In Analyzing World Fiction, 15 renowned luminaries use tools of narratology and insights from cognitive science and neurobiology to provide answers to these questions and more.

    Regular price: $24.95