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Literary Darwinism: Among literary critics, a further example might be Professor Joseph Carroll of the University of Missouri-St Louis.

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The Death of Criticism « The Book Report

The birth of journalistic literary criticism goes back to the early nineteenth century, when a host of new periodicals were spawned whose job it was to “review” all the new material rolling off the era's presses.
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Preserving Literary History: Sinclair Lewis At Twin Farms | The ...

Preserving Literary History: Sinclair Lewis At Twin Farms | The ... | Literature & Psychology | Scoop.it
This is the second in a series about writer Sinclair Lewis and his home at Twin Farms in Barnard, Vermont.
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How do you write crime fiction in the wake of a massacre? - The Guardian

How do you write crime fiction in the wake of a massacre? - The Guardian | Literature & Psychology | Scoop.it
How do you write crime fiction in the wake of a massacre? The Guardian It's as if a generation of Norwegian crime writers took the advice of the nation's two giants of literature a little too literally.
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Marginalia: Genre Fiction, Literature and Endorphin Release

Marginalia: Genre Fiction, Literature and Endorphin Release | Literature & Psychology | Scoop.it
So here is the secret that I couldn't learn in college: Reading for recreation generally works best only as we read well-formed stories – stories where there is an ascending level of stress, of doubt as to the outcome, followed by a conclusion...
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Reading the Other

Reading the Other | Literature & Psychology | Scoop.it
As with any good piece of criticism, Rifelj's treatment of Powell made me recognize aspects of the text I had not noticed before, What Rifelj, following John Russell (the literary critic, not the art critic) calls “dialogue scrolls”—those five to...
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Evolutionary Psychology

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Evolutionary psychology has been applied to the study of many fields, including economics, aggression, law, psychiatry, politics, literature.
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Literally Speaking - Daily Bruin

Literally Speaking - Daily Bruin | Literature & Psychology | Scoop.it

Daily Bruin Literally Speaking  Instructors talk about books that influenced them.

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Launch of Centre for Research into Reading, Information and Linguistics Systems - The FINANCIAL

Launch of Centre for Research into Reading, Information and Linguistics Systems The FINANCIAL For the first time, reading will be actively evaluated as a force for good as literature moves out of its traditional arts domain and into the University's...

“There’s a real possibility for literature not to be seen as just a luxury, but as a critical part of human existence and we need to open that up. People die for want of meaning.”

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Shelfari: Margaret Atwood's "In Other Worlds" : Dystopias, Space ...

Shelfari: Margaret Atwood's "In Other Worlds" : Dystopias, Space ... | Literature & Psychology | Scoop.it
The common thread is almost all of the reviews, of course, is the nature of Atwood's relationship to science fiction, which tends to obscure other possible ways to explore of the book. Will another selection of essays this year be ...
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Sometimes a Movie Is Just a Movie - Wall Street Journal

Sometimes a Movie Is Just a Movie - Wall Street Journal | Literature & Psychology | Scoop.it
Entertainment WeeklySometimes a Movie Is Just a MovieWall Street Journal In David Cronenberg's new film, "A Dangerous Method," two fathers of modern psychology—Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung—become trapped in an intellectual love triangle with a...
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Stephen King's Wang: The Literary History of Word Processing | The New York Public Library

Stephen King's Wang: The Literary History of Word Processing | The New York Public Library | Literature & Psychology | Scoop.it
Matthew Kirschenbaum (Literary Criticism, 2011) discusses the literary history of word processing Dec.
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Engaging Palestinian Literature: A Jewish Journey Into Empathy - Huffington Post

Engaging Palestinian Literature: A Jewish Journey Into Empathy - Huffington Post | Literature & Psychology | Scoop.it
Engaging Palestinian Literature: A Jewish Journey Into Empathy Huffington Post Literature doesn't make explicit arguments; its power comes from stories, from the mood it evokes, the setting it creates, and the actions and relationships of the...
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Roger Sell's LITERATURE AS COMMUNICATION | Vanity Fea

The book argues the need for a theory of literary criticism understood as mediation: a mediation between author and reader, or a mediation between different ages, readings, and cultural contexts. This is a crucial function of literary criticism, ...
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10 works of fiction that might change the way you look at nature - StumbleUpon

10 works of fiction that might change the way you look at nature http://t.co/BsI3s7OL...
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James Sallis interviewed by Len Wanner » The Crime of it All

James Sallis interviewed by Len Wanner » The Crime of it All | Literature & Psychology | Scoop.it
James Sallis interviewed by Len Wanner. (One of my fascinations is the existential nature of crime fiction: life, death, and all the hidden meanings in...)...
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Will Neuroscience Kill the Novel? - Big Think (blog)

Will Neuroscience Kill the Novel? - Big Think (blog) | Literature & Psychology | Scoop.it
Will Neuroscience Kill the Novel? Big Think (blog) And most compelling from Woolf's perspective: how will knowing our own brains so well change literature? All fiction has, at its heart, the enigma of character.
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The Educated Imagination » Blog Archive » Bloom's “The Best ...

Literary critics — all of us, I imagine — make value judgments about literature. We make these judgments when we decide what to teach and what not to teach. Having just returned from a conference on the popular romance ...
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Greatest stories set to music - The Age

Greatest stories set to music - The Age | Literature & Psychology | Scoop.it
The AgeGreatest stories set to music The Age OPERA'S cornerstone is music but literature's vital contribution to the art form is rarely recognised.
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Steampunk powers female characters forward – GeekOut - CNN.com Blogs

Steampunk powers female characters forward – GeekOut - CNN.com Blogs | Literature & Psychology | Scoop.it
Crack open a clockwork tale about a teenage steampunk sweetheart and don’t be surprised if she’s shucking her skirts for pants, piloting air-based contraptions or generally giving all proper Victorian societal conventions a kick in the rear.
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Children's Peace Literature Award « Readers in the Mist

Children's Peace Literature Award « Readers in the Mist | Literature & Psychology | Scoop.it
The Children's Peace Literature Award is given by Psychologists for Peace, to a book which 'encourages the peaceful resolution of conflict' or 'promotes peace at the global, local or interpersonal level'.
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10 Themes Shared By Historical Fiction and Science Fiction - io9

10 Themes Shared By Historical Fiction and Science Fiction - io9 | Literature & Psychology | Scoop.it
10 Themes Shared By Historical Fiction and Science Fiction io9 Bringing a historical period to life, with all its crazy details and lost customs, can actually be more difficult than creating an alternate reality out of whole cloth.
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Neal Stephenson, Digital Publishing, and Why Books Will Survive - Forbes

Neal Stephenson, Digital Publishing, and Why Books Will Survive - Forbes | Literature & Psychology | Scoop.it
ForbesNeal Stephenson, Digital Publishing, and Why Books Will Survive Forbes They thrive instead for a simple reason that tells us a little something about human psychology.
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Everybody can become a better a reader, Swedish research suggests

Everybody can become a better a reader, Swedish research suggests | Literature & Psychology | Scoop.it
Students with cognitive impairments may learn to comprehend written texts much better than commonly thought, according to researchers in Sweden.
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best hair care » The Signifying Monkey: A Theory of African-American Literary Criticism | Literature & Psychology | Scoop.it
The Signifying Monkey: A Theory of African-American Literary Criticism: The Signifying Monkey: A Theory of Afric...
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