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Poetics Today (1 December 2015) 36 (4): 564–567.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Eyal Segal Wolf Werner , Bernhart Walter , and Mahler Andreas , eds., Immersion and Distance: Aesthetic Illusion in Literature and Other Media . Amsterdam : Rodopi , 2013 . vi + 390 pp. © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 New Books at a Glance...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2003) 24 (4): 695–727.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Effect (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press). 147 ‘‘Ocular Proof Archival Revelations and Aesthetic Response 7026 Poetics Today / 24:4 / sheet 57 of James A. Knapp...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2004) 25 (4): 609–625.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Kathrin Stengel An inquiry into Wittgenstein's ethics and aesthetics has to start with the following questions: Can an aesthetics and/or ethics be extracted from his philosophical texts at all? If yes, what kind of aesthetics and/or ethics does Wittgenstein offer beyond his well-known aphoristic...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2005) 26 (4): 637–664.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Caryl Emerson As literary critics and language theorists, Viktor Shklovsky and Mikhail Bakhtin each utilize “aesthetic distance” in an unconventional way—unrelated, it would seem, to the usual aesthetic criteria of beauty, goodness, or truth. For the Formalist Shklovsky, the distancing or...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2016) 37 (4): 641–674.
Published: 01 December 2016
... contradictions resulting from the recent aesthetically and historically detached approaches of narratological and postmodernist analyses. © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 Edgar Allan Poe detective fiction self-reflective irony narratology References Baudrillard...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2017) 38 (2): 393–412.
Published: 01 June 2017
... insight that adaptation is the norm and not the exception in human imagination finds an unexpectedly large field of application. This shift away from the narrow standard paradigm of novels adapted for the screen to a more fundamental aesthetics of adaptation has also helped establish connections between...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2017) 38 (4): 751–761.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Other Science Fictions ( New York : Verso ). Jameson Fredric . 2007 The Modernist Papers ( New York : Verso ). Jameson Fredric . 2013 The Antinomies of Realism ( New York : Verso ). Jameson Fredric . 2015 “ The Aesthetics of Singularity ,” New Left Review 92...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2019) 40 (2): 235–268.
Published: 01 June 2019
... References Antunes Luis Rocha . 2016 . The Multisensory Film Experience: A Cognitive Model of Experiential Film Aesthetics . Chicago : University of Chicago Press . Asher Nicholas Lascarides Alex . 2003 . Logics of Conversation . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2011) 32 (4): 717–752.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Margaret H. Freeman This paper argues that the cognitive sciences need to incorporate aesthetic study of the arts into their methodologies to fully understand the nature of human cognitive processes, because the arts reflect insights into human experience that are unobtainable by the methodologies...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2009) 30 (3): 471–515.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Timothy C. Baker Recent research by V. S. Ramachandran and Semir Zeki has used neuroscientific methods to investigate the nature of aesthetic response. By situating their work in the context of post-Kantian aesthetic discourse, this essay demonstrates that such research provides an opportunity to...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2010) 31 (2): 251–284.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Marco Caracciolo This essay argues against the prevalent view of the aesthetics implicit in Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse . It is an aesthetics of closure, an attempt to make “of the moment something permanent” (Woolf 2000a [1927]: 176), which is usually associated (as are Woolf's own...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2004) 25 (4): 595–608.
Published: 01 December 2004
... remark that ‘‘ethics and aesthetics are one and the same Arguing that ethics, truth, and aesthetics have been implicitly or explicitly part of literary dis- course for many years, despite being constantly disavowed, I suggest that the recent movement called the ‘‘New Aestheticism’’ can contribute much...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2006) 27 (2): 489–495.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Thane Rosenbaum A “post-Holocaust novelist” describes the reason for insisting on this category and explains why he thinks the Holocaust itself should not be directly portrayed. The Audacity of Aesthetics: The Post-Holocaust Novel and the Respect for the Dead Thane Rosenbaum Law, Fordham...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2007) 28 (1): 117–142.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Nadine Kuperty-Tsur This essay considers the aesthetic changes in French poetry and painting as a result of the Saint Bartholomew's Day massacre in August 1572. By the end of the same year, the formal purity and striving for detailed perfection that defined mannerism were no longer relevant goals...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2016) 37 (4): 497–516.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Federico Langer This is an exciting era for experimental (or empirical) aesthetics. For the first time developments in cognitive neuroscience have made it possible to probe the brain for the mechanisms involved in the appreciation and creation of works of art. These are exciting times, too, for the...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2017) 38 (2): 295–315.
Published: 01 June 2017
...John Lutterbie Innovations in neural imaging have given rise to the relatively new field of neuroaesthetics, an interdisciplinary approach to issues of aesthetics located at the intersection of the cognitive sciences, arts, and humanities. Using G. Gabrielle Starr's discussion of Gian Bernini's...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2011) 32 (1): 55–79.
Published: 01 March 2011
... reveal “proto-”aesthetic characteristics that babies prefer to adult-directed speech, suggesting that adult psychology and experience grow from and build upon inborn motives and preferences. Synthesizing contemporary concepts and findings from developmental psychology, ethology, evolutionary psychology...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2018) 39 (2): 265–285.
Published: 01 June 2018
... analyze these writers’ interventions in the field of aesthetics, considering networks of aesthetic exchange as well as identity politics, and argue that the functions of ekphrasis in narratives written by the transcultural writers discussed here are of a cultural-critical and sociopolitical nature...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2011) 32 (2): 349–389.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Romanticism, to the projection of feeling onto inanimate objects theorized by late-nineteenth-century German aesthetics as Einfühlung . Hardy's diction and notes show his knowledge of the related concepts, sympathy and altruism. At the time, sympathy (feeling for someone) was differentiated from empathy...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2000) 21 (4): 751–781.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Reuven Tsur This article explores some cognitive and aesthetic principles about picture poems. It regards language as a hierarchy of signs: the graphemic string signifies a phonological string, which signifies units of meaning, which signify referents in extralinguistic reality. Our linguistic...