by Cathelein Aaftink, Paul Campbell, Olivia Fialho, Tom Koller, Andrew Loewen, Michelle Lovegrove, Isabella Mundim, Paul Sopcak, Janelle Weed, and David S. Miall

Comparative Literature and English and Film Studies, University of Alberta
inquiries and comments to David.Miall@Ualberta.Ca

created in conjunction with classes on Empirical Studies of Reading, and Literary Reading (2005)


Boyd, 1998 Brian Boyd. "Jane, Meet Charles: Literature, Evolution, and Human Nature." Philosophy and Literature 22:1 (1998) 1-30.
Bourdieu, 1984 Bourdieu, Pierre. "Introduction." Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste. Trans. Richard Nice. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1984. 1-7.
Carroll, 2004 Carroll, Joseph. "'Theory,' Anti-Theory, and Empirical Criticism." Literary Darwinism: Evolution, Human Nature, and Literature. New York: Routledge, 2004. 29-40.
De Certeau, 1984 De Certeau, Michel. "Reading as Poaching." The Practice of Everyday Life. Trans. Steven F. Rendall. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1984. 165-176.
Darnton, 1990 Darnton, Robert. "First Steps Toward a History of Reading." The Kiss of Lamourette: Reflections in Cultural History. New York: W.W. Norton, 1990. 154-187.
Darnton, 2001 Darnton, Robert. "Readers Respond to Rousseau: The Fabrication of Romantic Sensitivity." The Great Cat Massacre and Other Episodes in French Cultural History. London: Penguin Books, 2001. 215-256.
Dissanayake, 1999 Dissanayake, Ellen. "'Making Special': An Undescribed Human Universal and the Core of a Behavior of Art." Biopoetics: Evolutionary Explorations in the Arts. Eds. Brett Cooke and Frederick Turner. Lexington, Kentucky: ICUS, 1999. 27-46.
Dixon & Bortolussi, 2001 Dixon, Peter & Marisa Bortolussi. "Prolegomena for a Science of Psychonarratology". New Perspectives on Narrative Perspective. Willie van Peer and Seymour Chatman (Eds.). Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2001. 275-287.
Fish, 1980 Fish, Stanley. "How to Recognize a Poem When You See One." Is There a Text in this Class? The Authority of Interpretive Communities. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1980. 322-337.
Hakemulder, 2001 Hakemulder, Jemeljan. "How to make alle Menschen Brüder: Literature in multicultural and multiform society." The Psychology and Sociology of Literature: In Honor of Elrud Ibsch. Dick Schram & Gerard Steen (Eds.). Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2001. 225-242.
Hogan, 1997 Hogan, Patrick Colm. "Literary Universals." Poetics Today 18 (1997): 223-249.
Gerrig, 1993 Gerrig, Richard. Experiencing Narrative Worlds: On the Psychological Activities of Reading. New Haven: Yale UP, 1993. 1-25.
Kloek & Kruif, 2001 Kloek, Joost and José Kruif. "Readers and Reading Behavior in the Past. The Question Is: What Is the Question?" The Psychology and Sociology of Literature: In Honor of Elrud Ibsch. Eds. Dick Schram and Gerard Steen. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2001. 315-322.
Kuiken, 1998 Kuiken, Don. "Understanding the Depth Metaphor in Aesthetic Experience: Pressing the Limits of Psychological Inquiry." Toward a Psychology of Persons. Ed. William E. Smythe. New York: Erlbaum, 1998. 101-117.
Livingstone & Mele, 1997 Livingstone, Paisley, and Alfred R. Mele. "Evaluating Emotional Responses to Fiction." Emotion and the Arts. Ed. Mette Hjort and Sue Laver. New York: Oxford UP, 1997. 157-176.
Miall, 2001 David S. Miall, "Literary Discourse." Handbook of Discourse Processes. Eds. Art Graesser, Morton Ann Gernsbacher, and Susan R. Goldman. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2003. 321-355.
Miall, 2001 Miall, David S. "An Evolutionary Framework for Literary reading," The Psychology and Sociology of Literature: In Honour of Elrud Ibsch. Eds. Gerard Steen and Dick Schram. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2001. 407-419.
Miall & Kuiken, 1994 Miall, David S., & Don Kuiken. "Foregrounding, Defamiliarization, and Affect: Response to Literary Stories." Poetics 22 (1994): 389-407.
Miall & Kuiken, 1998 Miall, David S., & Don Kuiken. "The Form of Reading: Empirical Studies of Literariness." Poetics 25 (1998): 327-341.
Miall & Kuiken, 1999 Miall, David S., and Don Kuiken. "What is Literariness? Three Components of Literary Reading." Discourse Processes 28 (1999): 121-138.
Miall & Kuiken, 2002 Miall, David S., and Don Kuiken. "A Feeling for Fiction: Becoming What We Behold." Poetics 30 (2002): 221-241.
Rose, 1992 Rose, Jonathan. "Rereading the English Common Reader: A Preface to the History of Audiences." Journal of the History of Ideas 53 (1992): 47-70.
Seilman and Larsen, 1989 Seilman, Uffe, & Steen Larsen. "Personal Resonance to Literature." Poetics 18 (1989): 165-177.
Smith, 1988 Smith, Barbara Herrnstein. Contingencies of Value: Alternative Perspectives for Critical Theory. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1988.
Van Peer, 1997 Van Peer, Willie. "Toward a Poetics of Emotion." Emotion and the Arts. Ed. Mette Hjort and Sue Laver. New York: Oxford UP, 1997. 215-224.
Wittmann, 1999 Wittmann, Reinhard. "Was there a Reading Revolution at the End of the Eighteenth Century?" A History of Reading in the West. Guglielmo Cavallo and Roger Chartier (Eds.). Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 1999. 284-312.
  Other documents
Native readers Reading: Native Readers. Selected passages and summaries from Macgill (1914), Hillyer (1967), Acorn (1912), Burnham (1969), John Clare (1983), Miller (1854), and Clynes (1937).

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Document created March 4th 2005 / Updated December 1st 2005