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Published: 28 November 2021

320 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780192845504

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Literary Neurophysiology

Memory, Race, Sex, and Representation in U.S. Writing, 1860-1914

Randall Knoper

Oxford Studies in American Literary History

  • A new demonstration of the relations between literature and neurophysiology in the late nineteenth century.
  • A fresh history of the relations between literature and science that reconceives their overlappings and differences.
  • An explanation of how neurophysiology bore upon racial and sexual identity, especially Black and homosexual identity.