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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (4): 471–499.
Published: 01 December 2021
... in a hopeful call for openness. Copyright © 2021 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2021 Michel Foucault being of literature analytic of finitude anthropological reflection return to the body What need is there in literary studies today for a return to the writings of Michel...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (2): 327–351.
Published: 01 June 2016
... breed is the French philosopher Quentin Meillassoux, whose book Apre`s la finitude (2006; English translation After Finitude [2008]) has enjoyed a rich critical reception.1 In his book-length introduction to Meillassoux’s thought, Harman (2011: 5) is full of praise for this “young philosopher...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 535–547.
Published: 01 September 2005
... processes, evoking holistic cognitive processes (as opposed to analytical ones), and stimulating emotional effects. (36) One important conclusion Tsur draws from his study is that romantic and symbolist poetry employ similar poetic codes to effect the perception of ecstatic transcendence (32...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (1): 59–126.
Published: 01 March 2012
...,” “comic narrative suspense,” and “comic narrative surprise.” Part II surveys and com- pares other approaches to humor in/and narrative. In the philosophical and psycho- analytic study The Odd One In (2008), Zupančič suggests that comedies involving unhappiness deserve more attention than they have...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (1-2): 261–285.
Published: 01 June 2023
... with ideological considerations, summarized by the questions in the subheadings of the analytical part. The participants applauded the protagonist's independent lifestyle and self-reliance. With regard to the cultural ideologies surrounding aging, they appreciated that the story disrupts clichés such as the notion...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 293–318.
Published: 01 June 2000
... modes of inquiry and discourse, by nonstoried forms of investigation and reportage. Narrative models were so far outside the disciplinary paradigms that they were literally inconceivable, at least as analytic tools. Story may have...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (3): 473–494.
Published: 01 September 2016
... fully understood, as his moments of insight never add up to a picture of the whole. Indeed, Hall’s choice of an “obsessed, alienated, vulnerable, pursued” narrator — which is typical of noir fiction — underlines the insufficiency of the merely ratiocina- tive and analytic approach that was customary...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 207–227.
Published: 01 June 2021
... their passion for reading have to do with time, you may ask? I think so. Inspired by the conception that our desire for meaning and purpose makes us seek out antidotes to the contingency of human existence and its finitude (Bourdieu 2000 : 239), I think we can say that literature reading is one way, among...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (2): 289–321.
Published: 01 June 2011
...-­ cognitive and inaccessible to language, and the analytic “insight” that will identify and name the affect’s causes and narrate them to the patient (ibid.: 89). Some recent psychoanalytic theory has revalued affects as a source of information for the healthy subject and defined them as a challenge...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (1): 29–66.
Published: 01 March 2004
... analytic response is to attend to the ways in which such films produce experiences, and call for responses, at the edge of the knowable. Such an approach begins with abandoning methodological certainty; the spiritual film demands an alignment of perception that cannot be contained by a predetermined goal...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 251–284.
Published: 01 June 2010
.... This is the style of the waves, since they attempt to erase the boundary between objects and people, engulfing the humanized world into an ocean of indistinctness. In contrast, the separative is characterized by the binary logic of traditional analytic philosophy: it is the style of Mrs. Ramsay’s reading...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 387–432.
Published: 01 September 2005
... that the landscape is possessed solely by this mind and no other, that its existence outside the mind can no longer be independently con- firmed. The departure also reinforces the reader’s impression that the self has lost that sense of its finitude and outwardness, not only as a body extended in space...