Cognitive Literary Science
Dialogues between Literature and Cognition
Edited by Michael Burke and Emily T. Troscianko
Edited by Michael Burke, Professor of Rhetoric, University College Roosevelt (Utrecht University), and Edited by Emily T. Troscianko, Research Associate, Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, University of Oxford
Michael Burke is Professor of Rhetoric at University College Roosevelt (Utrecht University). He is the author of Literary Reading Cognition and Emotion: An Exploration of the Oceanic Mind (2011). He has published numerous chapters and articles on the topic of cognitive literary science. His areas of interest also include classical rhetoric, stylistics, and pragmatics.
Emily T. Troscianko is a Research Associate in the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages at the University of Oxford, and in 2014-15 was a Knowledge Exchange Fellow at the Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities, collaborating with Beat, the leading UK eating disorders charity. The book from her doctoral thesis, Kafka's cognitive realism, came out with Routledge in 2014, and she is now working at the intersection of the cognitive and medical humanities, while co-authoring, with Susan Blackmore, the third edition of the psychology textbook Consciousness: An Introduction.