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Cognitive Poetics: An Introduction

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Cognitive poetics is a new way of thinking about literature, involving the application of cognitive linguistics and psychology to literary texts. This book is the first introductory text to this growing field.
In Cognitive Poetics: An Introduction, the reader is encouraged to re-evaluate the categories used to understand literary reading and analysis. Covering a wide range
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Paperback, 193 pages
Published June 27th 2002 by Routledge
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Kriangkrai Vathanalaoha
Nov 27, 2010 rated it it was amazing
This book expands my literary vision in terms of reader-oriented perspective, not specifically broad impressionistic of 'reader response' criticism. The book though foregrounds an idealized reader as a distinction of an implied reader and offers how to achieve 'new reading' by cognitive process. How can we reach our interpretive controversies is an intriguing topic nowadays and this book might disclose how reader's 'natural' response is all about.
Chris Lynch
Apr 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Pretty much all you could ask for in an introductory textbook to a relatively new field. Cogent and engaging.
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