biopoetics

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

bio- +‎ poetics

NounEdit

biopoetics ‎(uncountable)

  1. A form of literary criticism that takes into account biopsychological processes.
    • 2007 November 4, D. T. Max, “Swanns Hypothesis”[1], New York Times:
      There is a literary-scientific movement called biopoetics, led by the Harvard professor E. O. Wilson, that wants the humanities, as he wrote in his 1999 book Consilience, rationalized.