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Author Dames, Nicholas, 1970-

Title The physiology of the novel : reading, neural science, and the form of Victorian fiction / Nicholas Dames
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 277 pages) : illustrations, music
Summary How did the Victorians read novels? The author answers that deceptively simple question by revealing a now-forgotten range of 19th century theories of the novel, based in a study of human physiology during the act of reading
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Books and reading -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Reader-response criticism -- Great Britain.
Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191695759 ebook