List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Spiders on Drugs: A Prologue Introduction: Minding Characters 1. Patterns of Cognitive Dissonance 2. Two Child Narrators 3. Madness between Violence and Insight 4. A Strange Mood 5. Tales of Rats and Pigs 6. Obsessive Narrators, Unstable Knowledge Coda: Uses of the Character-Centered Illusion Notes Works Cited Index
Marco Caracciolo is a postdoctoral researcher in the English department of the University of Freiburg in Germany. He is the author of The Experientiality of Narrative: An Enactivist Approach and the coauthor (with psychologist Russell Hurlburt) of A Passion for Specificity: Confronting Inner Experience in Literature and Science.