Lisa Zunshine, "Introduction to Cognitive Literary Studies" ; Part I: Narrative, History, Imagination ; Cognitive Historicism ; 1. Mary Thomas Crane, "Cognitive Historicism: Intuition in Early Modern Thought" ; 2. Ellen Spolsky, "The Biology of Failure, the Forms of Rage, and the Equity of Revenge" ; 3. Natalie M. Phillips, "Literary Neuroscience and History of Mind: An Interdisciplinary fMRI Study of Attention and Jane Austen" ; Cognitive Narratology ; 4. Peter Rabinowitz, "Toward a Narratology of Cognitive Flavor" ; 5. H. Porter Abbott, "How Do We Read What Isn't There to Be Read? Shadow Stories and Permanent Gaps" ; 6. James Phelan, "Rhetorical Theory, Cognitive Theory, and Morrison's 'Recitatif': From Parallel Play to Productive Collaboration" ; 7. Alan Palmer, "Listen to the Stories!:" Narrative, Cognition and Country and Western Music" ; 8. Monika Fludernik, "Blending in Cartoons: The Production of Comedy" ; 9. Lisa Zunshine, "From the Social to the Literary: Approaching Cao Xueqin's The Story of the Stone from a Cognitive Perspective" ; Cognitive Queer Theory ; 10. J. Keith Vincent, "Sex on the Mind: Queer Theory Meets Cognitive Theory" ; Neuroaesthetics ; 11. Alan Richardson, "Imagination: Literary and Cognitive Intersections" ; 12. Gabrielle Starr, "Theorizing Imagery, Aesthetics and Doubly-Directed States" ; Part II: Emotions and Empathy ; Emotions in Literature, Film, and Theater ; 13. Patrick Colm Hogan, "What Literature Teaches Us About Emotion: Synthesizing Affective Science and Literary Study" ; 14. Carl Plantinga, "Facing Others: Close-ups of Faces in Narrative Film and in The Silence of the Lambs" ; 15. Noel Carroll, "Theater and the Emotion" ; Cognitive Postcolonial Studies ; 16. Patrick Colm Hogan, "The Psychology of Colonialism and Postcolonialism: Cognitive Approaches to Identity and Empathy" ; 17. Suzanne Keen, "Human Rights Discourse and Universals of Cognition and Emotion: Postcolonial Fiction" ; Decision Theory and Fiction ; 18. William Flesch, "Reading and Bargaining" ; Cognitive Disability Studies ; 19. Ralph James Savarese, "What Some Autistics Can Teach Us About Poetry: A Neurocosmopolitan Approach" ; Moral Emotions ; 20. Margrethe Bruun Vaage, "On the Repulsive Rapist, and the Difference Between Morality in Fiction and Real Life" ; 21. Fritz Alwin Breithaupt, "Empathic Sadism. How Readers Get Implicated" ; Part III: The New Unconscious ; 22. Blakey Vermeule, "The New Unconscious: A Literary Guided Tour" ; 23. Jeff Smith, "Filmmakers as Folk Psychologists: How Filmmakers Exploit Cognitive Biases as an Aspect of Film Narration, Characterization and Spectatorship" ; Part IV: Empirical and Qualitative Studies of Literature ; 24. Laura Otis, "The Value of Qualitative Research for Cognitive Literary Studies" ; 25. Marisa Bortolussi and Peter Dixon, "Revisiting the Metaphor of 'Transportation'" ; 26. Peter Dixon and Marisa Bortolusi, "Fluctuation in Literary Reading: The Neglected Dimension of Time" ; Part V: Cognitive Theory and Literary Experience ; 27. Joshua Landy, "Mental Calisthenics and Self-Reflexive Fiction" ; 28. Elaine Auyoung, "Rethinking the Reality Effect: Detail and the Novel" ; 29. Mark Bruhn, "Time as Space in the Structure of (Literary) Experience: The Prelude" ; 30. Nancy Easterlin, "Thick Context: Novelty in Cognition and Literature"
Lisa Zunshine is Bush-Holbrook Professor of English at the University of Kentucky. She is the author or editor of ten books, including Why We Read Fiction: Theory of Mind and the Novel (Ohio State UP, 2006), Strange Concepts and the Stories They Make Possible: Cognition, Culture, Narrative (Johns Hopkins UP, 2008), Introduction to Cognitive Cultural Studies (Johns Hopkins UP, 2010) and Getting Inside Your Head: What Cognitive Science Can Tell Us About Popular Culture (Johns Hopkins UP, forthcoming in 2012).