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Brett Cook's profile

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Affiliation: Texas A&M University
Full title: Professor of Russian
Address: College Station - International Studies- Texas - USA
[city - state/province - country]
Tel.: 01-979-693-3704


Main scientific activities

  • Evolutionary criticism, biopoetics

Books and other main pubblications

  • Human Nature in Utopia:Zamyatin's We (Northwestern UP, 2002)
  • Pushkinand the Creative Process (UP of Florida, 1998)

Edited Books

  • Sociobiology and the Arts. (withJan Baptist Bedaux, Rodopi, 1998)
  • The Fantastic Other (withGeorge Slusser & Jaume Marti-Olivella, Rodopi, 1998)
  • Evolutionary Explorations inthe Arts (with Frederick Turner, Paragon House, 1999)

Main recent articles

  • "Autism in We,"Canadian-American Slavic Studies 43 (2011)
  • "Clichés Worth Singing:Narrative Commonplaces in Opera," The Evolutionary Review, 1 (2010):76-81.
  • “DomesticForces in Anna Karenina,” in John V. Knapp, ed., Critical Insights: Family,(Ipswich, MS: Salem Press, forthcoming in 2012).

Other pubblications

  • Edited special issue of Canadian-AmericanSlavic Studies, 43, 3-4 (2011) on “Zamiatin’s We”.
  • Editedspecial issue of Interdisciplinary Literary Studies: A Journal of Criticism andTheory, II (Spring 2001) on "Literary Biopoetics". 


  • Editing special issue of Style on "Evolutionary Criticism."

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