Modern Fiction Studies Department of English

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Modern Fiction Studies
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Modern Fiction Studies

John N. DuvallEditor

Robert P. MarzecAssociate Editor

Published for the Purdue English Department by the Johns Hopkins University Press

New Issue

61.2 (Summer 2015)

Special Issue: "Neuroscience and Modern Fiction"
Editor: Stephen Burn

  • Stephen J. Burn - Neuroscience and Modern Fiction
  • Wes Chapman - The Cognitive Literary Theory of Richard Powers's Galatea 2.2
  • Alyson Bardsley - Interspecies Limbic Love: Jane Smiley's Horse Heaven
  • Andrew Gaedtke - Neuromodernism: Diagnosis and Disbility in Will Self's Umbrella
  • Anne Stiles - Christian Science versus the Rest Cure in Frances Hodgson Burnett's The Secret Garden
  • N. Katherine Hayles - Brain Imaging and the Epistemology of Vision: Daniel Suarez's Daemon and Freedom
  • Jason Tougaw - Touching Braines
  • Alan Richardson - Once upon a Mind: Literary and Narrative Studies in the Age of Cognitive Science

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