The Literary Sign


Literature Teaching Us About Life, and Vice Versa - book review of Arnold Weinstein's A Scream Goes through the House.

Science, Trying to Pick Our Brains about Art - can neuroaesthetics explain what makes King Lear mean more to us than The Importance of Being Earnest?


Carroll, Joseph. Evolution and Literary Theory. Columbia: U of Missouri P, 1994.

___. Literary Darwinism: Evolution, Human Nature, and Literature. New York: Routledge, 2004.

Eco, Umberto. Interpretation and Overinterpretation. Edited by Stefan Collini, with contributions by Jonathan Culler, Richard Rorty, Christine Brooke-Rose. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1992.

Ellis, John M. Against Deconstruction. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1989.

Graham, Joseph F. Onomatopoetics: Theory of Language and Literature. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1992.


Arts & Letters Daily - Selection of essays and articles from all over the world - a must. - Dutton's personal site, almost as interesting and useful as Arts & Letters Daily.