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Evolution, literature, and film : a reader

Author: Brian Boyd; Joseph Carroll; Jonathan Gottschall
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2010.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Boyd; Joseph Carroll; Jonathan Gottschall
ISBN: 9780231150187 0231150180 9780231150194 0231150199
OCLC Number: 490811482
Description: ix, 570 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Part I. Evolution and human nature: Evolutionary psychology: the new science of the mind (2008) / David M. Buss --
Recapitulation and conclusion, from On the origin of species (1859) / Charles Darwin --
The digital river (1995) / Richard Dawkins --
General summary and conclusion, from The descent of man (1871) / Charles Darwin --
Man: from sociobiology to sociology (1975) / Edward O. Wilson --
The universal people (1991) / Donald E. Brown --
Sociobiology at century's end (2000) / Edward O. Wilson --
Evolution and explanation (2005) / Steven Pinker --
Evolutionary social constructivism (2005) / David Sloan Wilson --
Part II. The riddle of art: Art and adaptation (1997) / Steven Pinker --
The arts and their interpretation (1998) / Edward O. Wilson --
Art and intimacy: how the arts began (2000) / Ellen Dissanayake --
Arts of seduction (2000) / Geoffrey Miller --
Does beauty build adapted minds? toward an evolutionary theory of aesthetics, fiction, and the arts (2001) / John Tooby and Leda Cosmides --
The uses of fiction (2009) / Denis Dutton --
Part III. Literature, film, and evolution: theory: Getting it all wrong: bioculture critiques cultural critique (2006) / Brian Boyd --
Imagining human nature / Joseph Carroll ... [et al.] --
Two worlds: the ghost and the machine (2008) / Edward Slingerland --
Consilient literary interpretation (2002) / Marcus Nordlund --
Humanism and human nature in the renaissance (2005) / Robin Headlam Wells --
The reality of illusion (1996) / Joseph Anderson --
Darwin and the directors: film, emotion, and the face in the age of evolution (2003) / Murray Smith --
What snakes, eagles, and rhesus macaques can teach us (2008) / David Bordwell --
Part IV. Interpretations: Homeric women: re-imagining the fitness landscape (2008) / Jonathan Gottschall --
New science, old myth: an evolutionary critique of the oedipal paradigm (2001) / Michelle Scalise Sugiyama --
The wheel of fire and the mating game: explaining the origins of tragedy and comedy (2005) / Daniel Nettle --
Jealousy in Othello (2007) / Marcus Nordlund --
Wordsworth, psychoanalysis, and the "discipline of love" (2000) / Nancy Easterlin --
Vindication and vindictiveness: Oliver Twist (2007) / William Flesch --
The cuckoo's history: human nature in Wuthering Heights (2008) / Joseph Carroll --
Human nature, utopia, and dystopia: Zamyatin's We (2002) / Brett Cooke --
Paternal confidence in Zora Neale Hurston's "The gilded six-bits" / Judith P. Saunders --
Character in Citizen Kane (1996) / Joseph Anderson --
Convention, construction, and cinematic vision (1996/2008) / David Bordwell --
Art and evolution: the avant-garde as test case: Spiegelman in The narrative corpse (2008) / Brian Boyd --
Part V. Literature as laboratory: Literature, science, and a new humanities (2008) / Jonathan Gottschall --
Slash fiction and human mating psychology (2004) / Catherine Salmon and Donald Symons --
Cultural variation is part of human nature: literary universals, context-sensitivity, and "Shakespeare in the bush" (2003) / Michelle Scalise Sugiyama --
Paleolithic politics in British novels of the longer nineteenth century / Joseph Carroll ... [et al.].
Responsibility: edited by Brian Boyd, Joseph Carroll, and Jonathan Gottschall.

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