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Telling Stories / Geschichten Erzahlen: Literature and Evolution / Literatur Und Evolution Carsten Gansel

Telling Stories / Geschichten Erzahlen: Literature and Evolution / Literatur Und Evolution

Carsten Gansel

Published February 22nd 2012
ISBN : 9783110268683
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402 pages
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The essays collected in this volume highlight the narrative as a phenomenon inherent in human nature. They examine the likely purpose of artistic and literary expression and its contribution to survival in an early human environment. They alsoMoreThe essays collected in this volume highlight the narrative as a phenomenon inherent in human nature. They examine the likely purpose of artistic and literary expression and its contribution to survival in an early human environment. They also consider the developing interest in shaping experience through the narrative, and investigate the consequent significance of traits acquired throughout the ages for the production and reception of texts. In doing so, the book provides a highly diverse overview of the latest research and debates in this innovative field of research.