Literature meets neuroscience

Boston College Professor of English Alan Richardson’s The Neural Sublime: Cognitive Theories and Romantic Texts brings recent work in cognitive neuroscience to bear on some famously vexed issues in British Romantic studies, and demonstrates in unprecedented ways how developments in the neurosciences can transform the study of literary history. His analysis offers fresh perspectives on British Romanticism, pointing scholars to new developments in cognitive literary studies and providing an engaging introduction to this emergent field.
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