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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 477–481.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Inbar Shaham Cartmell Deborah , A Companion to Literature, Film, and Adaptation . Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell , 2012 . xiii + 433 pp . © 2015 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2015 New Books at a Glance Deborah Cartmell, A Companion to Literature, Film...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 393–412.
Published: 01 June 2017
... psychosomatic perceptual patterns which are used on all levels of speech reception in cultural and political contexts. This makes rhetorically conspicuous texts efficient as stimulus material for empirical research into neurocognitive modeling of how poetic texts are read. Adaptations as revisitations of prior...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Lieven Ameel Abstract This article examines narrative engagement with strange weather and rising waters in Richard Ford's Let Me Be Frank with You (2014). It applies three terms from climate policy— adaptation , retreat , and mitigation —as heuristic concepts to approach the formal responses...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (3): 499–518.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Marshall Alcorn; Michael O’Neill The concept of adaptive affective cognition is developed to explain the affective impact of Richard Wright’s novel Native Son on the judicial reasoning of the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case of 1954. Although research in neuroscience clearly argues...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 539–571.
Published: 01 December 2016
... powers of the whole species are fitted to the world and therefore how exquisitely the world is fitted to the mind (in Wordsworth's famous phrase). Fletcher sees us as largely adapted (like all temporarily successful organisms) to the demands of reproductive success, but not adapted to the fact...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 515–538.
Published: 01 December 2014
... in The Tempest , which poses obvious difficulties for a hermeneutics of renewal and is often cut from performance. Productions and adaptations frequently extend the spectacular qualities of the masque to The Tempest as a whole and ignore the skepticism about theatrical illusion that is voiced by Prospero...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (2): 305–347.
Published: 01 June 2005
... hypotheses, the author demonstrates how Breccia's drawings allow for a decoding that runs counter to the signification imposed by the Argentina junta of 1976-83. By recontextualizing the transfer to comics and by detaching the images from Poe's source text, the analysis diverges from traditional adaptation...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 751–781.
Published: 01 December 2000
... of their patterning. That is why visual patterning is not admitted in nonmanneristic styles. Cognitive poetics suggests that in the response to poetry, adaptive devices are turned to an aesthetic end. In a universe in which “the center cannot hold,” readers of poetry find pleasure not so much in the emotional...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 573–578.
Published: 01 December 2016
... practical ethics in which literature can function as a dynamic cognitive toolkit for helping us adapt to the ever-changing tides of life. References Darwin Charles 1859 On the Origin of Species by Natural Selection ( London : John Murray ). Flesch William 2008 Comeuppance...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 363–391.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Lakoff 's theory of the multiple levels of framing in discourse, concentrating on the interplay of argument and narrative frames. Studies of emotion and mood in narrative genres are adapted to refine Lakoff's account of narrative, making it more complex, systematic, and sensitive to historical context...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (2): 137–168.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Johannes Mahlknecht Hollywood movie novelizations are novels based on mainstream films and published about the time these films are released in theaters. The present article explores the ambiguous status of this generally little-esteemed and frequently ignored form of adaptation. On the one hand...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (1-2): 33–58.
Published: 01 June 2015
... this, the argument compares three novels that share the generic conventions of romantic fiction: Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice (1813) and Helen Fielding's modern adaptations of Austen, Bridget Jones's Diary (1996) and Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (1999). Each novel depicts potential lovers who are initially...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 357–382.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... This article considers the place of Yiddish sea narratives—adapted from Campe's Reisebeschreibungen and in Hasidic writings—in the early nineteenth century. Both enlightened and Hasidic authors played a role in shaping modern Yiddish and Hebrew prose. © 2015 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (2): 237–295.
Published: 01 June 2003
... representation. After a review of how cognitivism misinterprets this question as a gradually evolved genetic adaptation of the nervous system, I turn to the theory of representation proposed by the neuroscientist and anthropological researcher Terrence Deacon in The Symbolic Species: The Co-Evolution of Language...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 387–432.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., to trifold effect. It consolidates the represented scene, collapses that scene with the situation-of-discourse, and thereby reorients lyric attention to the local,relative, and embodied. Adapting recent arguments in spatial cognition and cognitive grammar, this study first describes the general functions...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 309–334.
Published: 01 June 2022
...,” coined by the antifeminist manosphere. The popularity of ACMs suggests that the interpretive contexts and target texts that narrative scholarship has grown accustomed to are changing, and that scholars of narrative and fiction need to adapt to the new challenges stemming from the ever-expanding digital...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (3): 379–407.
Published: 01 September 2023
.... It explores how Hughes's poems of bereavement adapt the media logics of film, tape, record, and radio not only to understand trauma's complex psychology but also to textually remediate his lost connection with his beloved dead. Rendering Hughes's traumas audible by way of phonotextual analysis, this essay...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 63–89.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Reuven Tsur This article explores issues of versification as an epitome of cultural programs. It is devoted to the question of how cognitive processes shape and constrain cultural and literary forms. It assumes that the generation of culture is governed by adaptation devices exploited for cultural...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (2): 291–326.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Edward J. Milowicki; Robert Rawdon Wilson A vigorous classical tradition was adopted and adapted in the English Renaissance, a way of satirical writing that we call Menippean discourse. This tradition was well known to Shakespeare; indeed, it challenged his deepest creative instincts, and he...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (3): 363–391.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Eugenio Canone; Leen Spruit The Renaissance writers adapted the dialogue form to represent the culture they were creating, using it for numerous subjects: philosophy, ethics, politics, religion, the arts, the study of language, and literature. The dialogue was an appropriate form for works which...