Shakespeare's brain : reading with cognitive theory (Book, 2001) []
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Shakespeare's brain : reading with cognitive theory

Shakespeare's brain : reading with cognitive theory

Author: Mary Thomas Crane
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. ; Woodstock : Princeton University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Considers the brain as a site where body and culture meet to form the subject and its expression in language. This book takes Shakespeare as a case study, and demonstrates the explanatory power of  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Case studies
Études de cas
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Thomas Crane
ISBN: 0691050872 9780691050874 0691069921 9780691069920
OCLC Number: 59535239
Description: x, 265 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Shakespeare's Brain: Embodying the Author-Function --
Ch. 1. No Space Like Home: The Comedy of Errors --
Ch. 2. Theatrical Practice and the Ideologies of Status in As You Like It --
Ch. 3. Twelfth Night: Suitable Suits and the Cognitive Space Between --
Ch. 4. Cognitive Hamlet and the Name of Action --
Ch. 5. Male Pregnancy and Cognitive Permeability in Measure for Measure --
Ch. 6. Sound and Space in The Tempest.
Responsibility: Mary Thomas Crane.
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"Shakespeare's Brain will inevitably be described as a 'cognitive' analysis because it pays attention to cognitive aspects of meaning, but it is no less 'historical,' 'theoretical,' and Read more...

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