By J. Carroll,J. Gottschall,John A. Johnson,Daniel J. Kruger
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Graphing Jane Austen: The Evolutionary Basis of Literary Meaning (Cognitive Studies in Literature and Performance) by J. Carroll,J. Gottschall,John A. Johnson,Daniel J. Kruger