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Author Austin, Michael, 1966-

Title Useful fictions : evolution, anxiety, and the origins of literature / Michael Austin.

Imprint Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  809.3 Au77u 2010    ---  Available
Description xvii, 171 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Frontiers of narrative
Frontiers of narrative.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Scheherazade's stories and Pangloss's nose -- Stories for thinking -- The influence of anxiety -- Information anxiety -- The problem of other people -- Sex, lies, and phenotypes -- Deceiving ourselves and others.
Subject Fiction -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Fiction -- Psychological aspects.
Fiction -- Appreciation.
Evolution in literature.
Literature -- Philosophy.
ISBN 9780803230262 (cloth : alk. paper)
0803230265 (cloth : alk. paper)

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