Shakespearean Neuroplay

Reinvigorating the Study of Dramatic Texts and Performance through Cognitive Science

  • Authors
  • Amy Cook

Part of the Cognitive Studies in Literature and Performance book series (CSLP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Amy Cook
    Pages 1-22
  3. Amy Cook
    Pages 23-41
  4. Amy Cook
    Pages 149-158
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 159-205

About this book


Using Shakespeare's Hamlet as a test subject and cognitive linguistic theory of conceptual blending as a tool, Cook unravels the 'mirror held up to nature' at the center of Shakespeare's play and provides a methodology for applying cognitive science to the study of drama.


drama Hamlet William Shakespeare

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