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The physiology of the novel : reading, neural science, and the form of Victorian fiction

How did the Victorians read novels? The author answers that deceptively simple question by revealing a now-forgotten range of 19th century theories of the novel, based in a study of human physiology during the act of reading
Print Book, English, 2007
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2007