The Literary Mind, Paperback Book


Mark Turner makes the revolutionary claim that the basic issue for cognitive science is the nature of literary thinking.

Using tools of modern linguistics, the recent work of neuroscientists, and literary masterpieces from Shakespeare, Homer, and Dante, Turner explains how story and projection are fundamental to everyday thought.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Philosophy of language
  • ISBN: 9780195126679


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