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Strange concepts and the stories they make possible

Lisa Zunshine

Strange concepts and the stories they make possible

cognition, culture, narrative

by Lisa Zunshine

  • 307 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fantasy fiction -- History and criticism,
  • Doubles in literature,
  • Mistaken identity in literature,
  • Robots in literature,
  • Cognitive science,
  • Cognitive psychology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLisa Zunshine.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3435 .Z86 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16672967M
    ISBN 100801887062, 0801887070
    ISBN 109780801887062, 9780801887079
    LC Control Number2007047748

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