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The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human (Paperback)

by Jonathan Gottschall

Six Possibly True Observations About Renata Adler 8

From the start, Adler’s work has been sophisticated, well-defended, and willfully provocative. The strong tendency of her career has been to resist the received idea — to unpack that idea, disprove it, and remind the reader whose interests the false account serves.

On the Origin of Novels? Encountering Literary Darwinism 26

Accusations of scientism and reductionism may or may not be warranted, but the fact remains: the most fundamental discovery in all of biological science remains more-or-less completely un-talked about in English seminars.

Read Yourself Civilized 0