|aUseful fictions :|bevolution, anxiety, and the origins of literature /|cMichael Austin.
|aLincoln :|bUniversity of Nebraska Press,|cc2010.
|axvii, 171 p. :|bill. ;|c23 cm.
|aFrontiers of narrative
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aScheherazade's stories and Pangloss's nose -- Stories for thinking -- The influence of anxiety -- Information anxiety -- The problem of other people -- Sex, lies, and phenotypes -- Deceiving ourselves and others.