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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (2): 269–297.
Published: 01 June 2019
... of the actual world, as both various kinds of reenactments and sometimes radical forms of subjectivity have (yet again) become well-established elements of many documentary films. However, it would seem that summarily treating “hybrid” documentary films, “animated documentaries,” and “documentary games...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 65–90.
Published: 01 March 2003
... order,particularly vis-à-vis the crisis of the premodern Culture/Nature paradigm. A lion act presents the Culture/Nature opposition, that is, human trainer, props, routines versus animals, in the context of circus traveling(fieldwork carried out in 1975-79).The circus display of both animals and humans...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (1): 29–66.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Jeffrey Pence Cinema's power to represent animate life, and produce a profound impression of reality, warrants and supports its other fascinating capacity, namely, to fabricate frank yet appealing illusions. In certain instances, audiences may respond to the fantastic creations as if to a new...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 171–186.
Published: 01 June 2020
... to comparative literature explores points of alignment between the two fields, outlining possible cognitivist interventions into debates that have been animating comparative literature, such as those concerning “universals,” politics of translatability (especially in the context of world literature...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 205–222.
Published: 01 June 2020
.... Elsewhere, both temporally and culturally, theory of mind is certainly present and useful but not always prized in social life and does not animate expressive culture to the same extent. Such societies are structured by kinship sociality that presumes relatively stable identity and valorizes guileless...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 561–593.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Klas Molde In a supposedly enlightened and disenchanted age, why has lyric poetry continued to make claims and perform gestures that are now otherwise inadmissible or even unimaginable? Animation, invocation, and unmotivated praise, apparently artificially imposed (dis)order, and spurious gnomic...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (2): 323–348.
Published: 01 June 2011
... emotion modifies another; and a tendency to animism, the interpretation of objects and events through human emotions, especially in the early phases of response, prior to consciousness. Emotions and the Structuring of Narrative Responses David S. Miall University of Alberta, Eng­lish and Film Studies...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (2): 349–389.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Suzanne Keen Pursuing my earlier theory of strategic narrative empathy, this essay shows Thomas Hardy's bounded strategic empathy for his fictional creations, Wessex countrymen and women; his ambassadorial strategic empathy for animals and select members of despised outgroups; and his broadcast...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (4): 693–715.
Published: 01 December 2011
...David S. Miall In his early poetic writing (around 1797–99), William Wordsworth (1770–1850) often expressed a sense of animism: a sentience to be found not only in living beings but also in the air and in stones. Support for the underlying, psychological meaning of Wordsworth’s account is provided...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (3): 579–596.
Published: 01 September 2019
... . “ The Evolutionary Origins of the Storied Mind: Modeling the Prehistory of Narrative Consciousness and Its Discontents .” Narrative 8 , no. 3 Knowledge, Understanding, Well-Being: Cognitive Literary Studies : 247 – 56 . Armbruster Karla . 2013 . “ What Do We Want from Talking Animals?: Reflections...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 597–614.
Published: 01 September 2006
...- twentieth-century precursors.These artists say that most circuses are dimin- ished entertainments, which have lost their sparkle, their audiences, and with animal-rights activists relentlessly tracking their treatment of perform- ing animals and the panic proliferation of alternative and more novel enter...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 15–33.
Published: 01 February 2017
... and Turner (1989), whereas it is recovered by Janet Soskice (1985), who renames it “interani- mative theory,” implying that the two parts “animate” each other. In none of these models is there any recognition, however, that the met- aphorical process might involve some inherent implication, whereby...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 778–781.
Published: 01 December 2017
...” in “prosthetic articulationality,” this engaging and eclectic work is made up of several episodic sites of deconstruction, in each case of “the integrity of the animal organism by means of its inanimate ‘dependencies’” (27). Uncovering these “dependencies” (or supplements) takes Wills from single-cell...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 61–92.
Published: 01 February 2017
... Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel ( New York : Henry Holt ). Schulz Kathryn 2015 “Writers in the Storm: How Weather Went from Symbol to Science and Back Again,” New Yorker , November 23 , 105 – 10 . Shakespeare William 1954 The Complete Works of William...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 495–513.
Published: 01 December 2014
...: Essays in Honour of Peter Widdowson , edited by Barker Simon Gill Jo , 7 – 17 ( London : Continuum ). Boehrer Bruce 2002 Shakespeare among the Animals: Nature and Society in the Drama of Early Modern England ( Basingstoke, UK : Palgrave ). Cefalu Paul Reynolds...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2021
... of National Humanism (Prolegomena to a Hypothesis) .” Oxford Literary Review 14 , no. 1 - 2 : 3 - 23 . Derrida Jacques . 2008 . The Animal That Therefore I Am , edited by Mallet Marie-Louise , translated by Wills David . New York, NY : Fordham University Press . Derrida...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (4): 787–790.
Published: 01 December 2010
... human adaptation that derives from play, which in itself is a behavior widespread among the more intelligent animals. Boyd suggests that play evolved through the advantages of flexibility, and the amount of play in a species correlates with its flexibility of action, since animals...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (4): 790–793.
Published: 01 December 2010
... human adaptation that derives from play, which in itself is a behavior widespread among the more intelligent animals. Boyd suggests that play evolved through the advantages of flexibility, and the amount of play in a species correlates with its flexibility of action, since animals...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 393–421.
Published: 01 June 2000
... is to suffer. Moreau’s project is the elevation of animals to humanity, but it quickly becomes clear that the pain of surgery, rather than the resulting modifications, is what interests him most. While anes- thesia is already available, Moreau...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (1): 55–79.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Infants Resemble Ritualized Behaviors in Other Animals What mothers convey to preverbal infants are not the lexical meanings of their spoken words about the baby’s looks, actions, and digestion, but rather paralinguistic affinitive messages about their own maternal inten- tions and feelings: You...