Chapter 6. The Nexus of Narrative and Mind

  1. David Herman

Published Online: 4 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305920.ch6

Basic Elements of Narrative

Basic Elements of Narrative

How to Cite

Herman, D. (2009) The Nexus of Narrative and Mind, in Basic Elements of Narrative, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305920.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 2 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405141536

Online ISBN: 9781444305920



  • the nexus of narrative and mind;
  • consciousness factor;
  • consciousness across narrative genres;
  • experiencing minds: what it's like, qualia, raw feels;
  • ways of characterizing What it's like;
  • qualifying qualia;
  • What it's like in the case studies;
  • resituating raw feels;
  • storied minds - narrative foundations of consciousness


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Consciousness Factor

  • Consciousness across Narrative Genres

  • Experiencing Minds: What It's Like, Qualia, Raw Feels

  • Storied Minds: Narrative Foundations of Consciousness?