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Cognitive Cultural Studies: Selected Bibliography

Abbott, Porter. “Narrative and Emergent Behavior.” Poetics Today 29.2 (2008), 227-44
Aldama, Frederick Luis, ed. Toward a Theory of Narrative Acts. University of Texas Press, 2010
Crane, Mary Thomas. Shakespeare's Brain: Reading with Cognitive Theory. Princeton University Press, 2001
-----. “Surface, Depth, and the Spatial Imaginary: A Cognitive Reading of The Political Unconscious.” Representations (Fall 2009): 76–97
Easterlin, Nancy. "Voyages in the Verbal Universe: The Role of Speculation in Darwinian Literary Criticism."  Interdisciplinary Literary Studies 2.2 (2001): 59-73
Esrock, Ellen J.. The Reader’s Eye: Visual Imaging as Reader Response. Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994
Grosz, Elizabeth. Time Travels: Feminism, Nature, Power. Duke University Press, 2005
Hart, F. Elizabeth. “The Epistemology of Cognitive Literary Studies.” Philosophy and Literature 25 (2001): 314-34
Herman, David. Story Logic: Problems and Possibilities of Narrative. University of Nebraska Press, 2002
-----, ed. Narrative Theory and the Cognitive Sciences. Publications of the Center for the Study of the Language and Information (Stanford), 2003
Hogan, Patrick Colm. The Mind and Its Stories: Narrative Universals and Human Emotion. Cambridge University Press, 2003
-----. Understanding Nationalism: On Narrative, Neuroscience, and Identity. Ohio State University Press, 2009.
Keen, Suzanne. Empathy and the Novel. Oxford University Press, 2007
Palmer, Alan. Fictional Minds. University of Nebraska Press, 2004
----. Social Minds in the Novel. Ohio State University Press, 2010
Persson, Per. Understanding Cinema: A Psychological Theory of Moving Imagery. Cambridge University Press, 2003
Richardson, Alan. British Romanticism and the Science of the Mind. Cambridge University Press, 2001
-----. The Neural Sublime: Cognitive Theories and Romantic Texts. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010.
Richardson, Alan and Ellen Spolsky, eds. The Work of Fiction: Cognition, Culture, and Complexity. Ashgate, 2004
Scarry, Elaine. Dreaming by the Book. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1999
Spolsky, Ellen. Gaps in Nature: Literary Interpretation and the Modular Mind. State University of New York Press,1993
-----. Satisfying Skepticism: Embodied Knowledge in the Early Modern World. Ashgate, 2001
-----. Word vs Image: Cognitive Hunger in Shakespeare's England. Palgrave Macmillan, 2007
Starr, Gabrielle. “Poetic Subjects and Grecian Urns: Close Reading and the Tools of Cognitive Science.” Modern Philology 105.1 (2007): 48-61
Vermeule, Blakey. The Party of Humanity: Writing Moral Psychology in Eighteenth-Century Britain. 2001
-----. Why Do We Care About Fictional Characters? Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010
Zunshine, Lisa. Why We Read Fiction: Theory of Mind and the Novel. The Ohio State University Press, 2006
----. Strange Concepts and the Stories They Make Possible: Cognition, Culture, Narrative. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008
----, ed. Introduction to Cognitive Cultural Studies. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010