Literary Darwinism: Literature and the Human Animal
Book Cover -- Title -- Contents -- Introduction -- Acknowledgments -- The Use of Arnold in a Darwinian World -- Biology and Poststructuralism -- T?heory, ?Anti-Theory, and Empirical Criticism -- . Out of Eden and to the Left: A Review of John Ellis's Literature Lost: Social Agendas and the Corruption of the Humanities -- . Literary Study and Evolutionary Theory: A Review of Books by Alexander Argyros, Walter Koch, Karl Kroeber, Robert Storey, Frederick Turner, and Mark Turner -- Pinker, Dickens, and the Functions of Literature -- . Wilson's Consilience and Literary Study -- Ecocriticism, Cognitive Ethology, and the Environments of Victorian Fiction -- The Deep Structure of Literary Representations -- Universals in Literary Study -- . Human Universals and Literary Meaning: A Sociobiological Critique of Pride and Prejudice, Villette, O Pioneers!, Anna of the Five Towns, and Tess of the d'Urbervilles -- Organism, Environment, and Literature -- . Adaptationist Criteria of Literary Value: Assessing Kurten's Dance of the Tiger, Auel's The Clan of the Cave Bear, and Golding's The Inheritors. Electronic reproduction.Available via World Wide Web.
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: 309 p.
- Edition Info: (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
- Darwin, Charles,1809-1882 -- Influence
- English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism
- Evolution (Biology) in literature
- English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism
- Literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc
- Literature and science -- Great Britain
- Social Darwinism in literature
- Human beings in literature
- Adaptation (Biology)
- Nature in literature
- Electronic books
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