Reading human nature literary Darwinism in theory and practice / Joseph Carroll

Author(s): Carroll, Joseph, 1949-
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Subjects: Evolutionary psychology
Human behavior--Philosophy
Evolution (Biology) in literature
Literature--History and criticism--Theory, etc
Literature and science
Electronic books
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882--Influence
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Albany : State University of New York Press, c2011. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2012)
Series: UPCC book collections on Project MUSE
UPCC book collections on Project MUSE
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 352 p. :) ill. ;
Additional Authors: Project Muse
Notes: Invalid LCCN: 2010031820
ISBN: 9781438435244
ISBN: 143843524X
ISBN: 9781438435237
ISBN: 1438435231
ISBN: 9781438435220
ISBN: 1438435223
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Part one: Adaptationist literary theory -- Part Two: Interpretive practice. Aestheticism, homoeroticism, and Christian guilt in The picture of Dorian Gray; the cuckoo's history: human nature in Wuthering Heights; intentional meaning in Hamlet -- Part three: Empirical literary study: an experiment in web-based research. Agonistic structure in Victorian novels: doing the math; quantifying agonistic structure in The mayor of Casterbridge -- Part four: Evolutionary intellectual history. The power of Darwin's vision; the science wars in a long view; a Darwinian revolution in the humanities
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OCLC Number: muse9781438435244
ISBN/ISSN: 9781438435244