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Directions in empirical literary studies : in honor of Willie van Peer

Author: Willie van Peer; Sonia Zyngier
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2008.
Series: Linguistic approaches to literature, 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Looks at empirical studies from an intercultural perspective by bringing together scholars from the fields of philosophy, sociology, psychology, linguistics and literature, focusing on how empirical  Read more...


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Genre/Form: [Études diverses]
études diverses
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Willie van Peer; Sonia Zyngier
ISBN: 9789027233370 9027233373
OCLC Number: 354185929
Description: xii, 357 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Part I. Theoretical and philosophical perspectives; 3. Studying literature and being empirical: A multifaceted conjunction (by Margolin, Uri); 4. Empirical research into the processing of free indirect discourse and the imperative of ecological validity (by Hall, Geoff M.); 5. Notes toward a new philology (by Freeman, Donald C.); 6. A theory of expressive reading (by Kuiken, Don); 7. Part II. Psychology, foregrounding and literature; 8. Textual and extra-textual manipulations in the empirical study of literary response (by Dixon, Peter); 9. Foregrounding and feeling in response to narrative (by Miall, David S.); 10. Two levels of foregrounding in literary narratives (by Shen, Yeshayahu); 11. Narrative empathy and inter-group relations (by Laszlo, Janos); 12. Effects of reading on knowledge, social abilities, and selfhood: Theory and empirical studies (by Mar, Raymond); 13. Imagining what could happen: Effects of taking the role of a character on social cognition (by Hakemulder, Frank); 14. Part III. Computers and the humanities; 15. An automated text analysis: Willie Van Peer's academic contributions (by Graesser, Arthur C.); 16. Computationally Discriminating Literary from Non-Literary Texts (by Louwerse, Max M.); 17. Metaphors and software-assisted cognitive stylistics (by Kimmel, Michael); 18. Searching for style in modern American poetry (by Hoover, David L.); 19. The laws governing the history of poetry (by Martindale, Colin); 20. Consolidating empirical method in data-assisted stylistics: Towards a corpus-attested glossary of literary terms. (by Louw, Bill); 21. Part IV. REDES Project: The new generation; 22. Empirical evaluation: Towards an automated index of lexical variety (by Viana, Vander); 23. Language allergy: Myth or reality (by Sergeyeva, Mariya); 24. Proper names in the translation of The Lord of the Rings (by Yepishev, Vladimir); 25. Threat and geographical distance: the case of North Korea (by Prasil, Jan); 26. The Apology of Popular Fiction: Everyday Uses of Literature in Poland (by Maryl, Maciej); 27. Afterword. A Matter of versifying: Tradition, innovation and the sonnet form in English (by Nash, Walter); 28. About the contributors; 29. Index of authors; 30. Index of keywords
Series Title: Linguistic approaches to literature, 5.
Responsibility: edited by Sonia Zyngier [et autres].
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