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Cognitive Poetics and Cultural Memory

Russian Literary Mnemonics

Cognitive Poetics and Cultural Memory by Mikhail Gronas
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In this volume, Gronas addresses the full range of psychological, social, and historical issues that bear on the mnemonic existence of modern literary works, particularly Russian literature. He focuses on the mnemonic processes involved in literary creativity, and the question of how our memories of past reading experiences shape the ways in which we react to literary works. The book also examines the concrete mnemonic qualities of poetry, as well as the social uses to which poetry memorization has historically been put to use. This study will appeal to scholars of cognitive poetics, Russian literature, and cultural studies.

Taylor and Francis; October 2010
188 pages; ISBN 9781136905650
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Title: Cognitive Poetics and Cultural Memory
Author: Mikhail Gronas
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