Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Norman Holland: We Understand Our Perception of Literature

to read an interview with the
University of Florida's
Professor Norman Holland
by Ismail salami, Press TV
'We Understand Our Perception of Literature'
February 10, 2008
"Norman Holland has, over a long career, explored how the human mind relates to literature."
"He is best known for his books concentrating psychoanalytic and cognitive psychology on literary questions: Psychoanalysis and Shakespeare (1966); The Dynamics of Literary Response (1968); Poems in Persons (1973); 5 Readers Reading (1975); Laughing (1982); The I (1985); The Brain of Robert Frost (1988); Holland's Guide to Psychoanalytic Psychology and Literature-and-Psychology (1990); and The Critical I (1992), an interrogation of contemporary literary theory through what we think we know about the way our minds work. "
Professor Holland is also moderator of the online discussion group PSYART

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