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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (4): 471–499.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Ryan Devitt Abstract The article argues for the renewed relevance of Foucault's early essays on literature, written throughout the 1960s, given a return to anthropological reflection in so much literary theory today (especially through affect theory and “new” phenomenologies—both of which rely...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 223–241.
Published: 01 June 2020
... Fan . Shanghai : Shanghai Foreign Language Education Press . Duranti Alessandro . 2008 . “ Further Reflections on Reading Other Minds .” Anthropological Quarterly 81 , no. 2 : 483 – 94 . Shengyu Fan . 2018 . “ The Lost Translator’s Copy: David Hawkes’ Construction...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (2): 195–220.
Published: 01 June 2002
... anthropological reflection, anthropology as a modern discipline finally came into being in the last quarter of the eighteenth century. It was based on a highly differen- tiated set of assumptions about the human brain, human psychology, and the position of the human being on this planet as well...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (2): 237–295.
Published: 01 June 2003
... on an internal difficulty that emerges in the course of his own discussion and reflects the larger anthropological issues that I wish to emphasize. Turner, like Lakoff and Johnson, implies that what he calls ‘‘bodily’’ or ‘‘spatial’’ stories...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 207–227.
Published: 01 June 2021
... as an everyday activity. The anthropologist Johannes Fabian ( 1991 : 80) observed: “Nothing human is supposed to escape anthropology's attention. Yet reading, an activity on which many humans spend more time than on eating, having sex, or participating in rituals, has not been among the rubrics of standard...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (3): 449–451.
Published: 01 September 2021
... cultivating a reflective awareness of the effects of discourse and also of our responsibility for these effects. Consequently, Hermeneutics after Ricoeur approaches Ricoeur's hermeneutics from a political and practical standpoint beyond the limits of the academic disciplines. John Arthos declares...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 515–538.
Published: 01 December 2014
... References Adès Thomas 2009 [2004] The Tempest , audio recording ( London : EMI ). Askew Kelly Michelle Wilk Richard R. , eds. 2002 The Anthropology of Media: A Reader ( Oxford : Blackwell ). Astington John H. 2001 “Playhouses, Players, and Playgoers...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 597–614.
Published: 01 September 2006
... 1980 The History of Sexuality. Vol. 1, An Introduction , translated by Robert Hurley (New York: Vintage). Griffth, Alison 2002 Wondrous Difference: Cinema, Anthropology, and Turn-of-the-Century Visual Culture (New York: Columbia University Press). Hobsbawm, Eric J. 1983 “Mass-Producing...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (4): 759–760.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of media, and the dynamics of publicity. Peter Steiner is professor of Slavic literature at the University of Pennsylvania. His last contribution to Poetics Today was “Justice in Prague, Political and Poetic: Some Reflections on the Slánský Trial (with Constant Reference to Franz Kafka and Milan...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 131–147.
Published: 01 June 2021
... as a phenomenon evolves in the intersections among media developments, literary trends, and social practices. By bringing together scholars from literary theory, media studies, aesthetics, anthropology, psychology, and linguistics, the special issue explores different perspectives on how the technological...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (3): 233–303.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Mabel Loomis ( New York : Grosset and Dunlap ). Eleen Luba 1982 The Illustration of the Pauline Epistles in French and English Bibles of the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries ( Oxford : Clarendon ). Fox Robin 1967 Kinship and Marriage: An Anthropological Perspective...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 669–704.
Published: 01 December 2020
... to conveying stories autonomously. Opposing this point of view, this article explains how monochronic pictures can convey timelines by relying on the depiction of traces, as well as an appeal to anthropological and cultural knowledge. It then shows how some monochronic pictures intended as illustrations...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (3): 521–541.
Published: 01 September 2000
... literature as a springboard for reflection about human condition, and because of this, to gauge the mimetic success of fic- tion is far less important than to seek in it the opportunity for raising ques- tions, pondering hypotheses, and debating issues relevant for the kind of beings we are.1 In his...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2002
.... and the oral transmission of poetic forms (Rubin Working from assumptions closely related to those of cogni- tive linguistics, Raymond Gibbs has sought experimental validation for a ‘‘poetics of mind arguing that traditional rhetorical figures like meta- phor, metonymy, and irony reflect the workings...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (4): 561–564.
Published: 01 December 2015
... (in the humanities). Within the study of literature, the “dominant tradition of poetics” tends to reflect “a view of the world that banishes contingency” (50), with structure being “the literary counterpart of providence” (53). But there is a counter- vision, which within literature itself is expressed by what...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (4): 564–567.
Published: 01 December 2015
... (in the sciences) and Mikhail Bakhtin’s idea of dialogism (in the humanities). Within the study of literature, the “dominant tradition of poetics” tends to reflect “a view of the world that banishes contingency” (50), with structure being “the literary counterpart of providence” (53). But there is a counter...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (4): 567–569.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of evolution (in the sciences) and Mikhail Bakhtin’s idea of dialogism (in the humanities). Within the study of literature, the “dominant tradition of poetics” tends to reflect “a view of the world that banishes contingency” (50), with structure being “the literary counterpart of providence” (53...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (4): 570–572.
Published: 01 December 2015
... (in the sciences) and Mikhail Bakhtin’s idea of dialogism (in the humanities). Within the study of literature, the “dominant tradition of poetics” tends to reflect “a view of the world that banishes contingency” (50), with structure being “the literary counterpart of providence” (53). But there is a counter...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (4): 572–575.
Published: 01 December 2015
... (in the humanities). Within the study of literature, the “dominant tradition of poetics” tends to reflect “a view of the world that banishes contingency” (50), with structure being “the literary counterpart of providence” (53). But there is a counter- vision, which within literature itself is expressed by what...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 413–433.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Juliet MacCan- nell Claudia Tate Patricia Elliot Willy Apollon and Andreas Bertholdi Reflecting a provisional consensus regarding the methodological situation, Rose wrote in her capacity as a Shakespeare critic: ‘‘Rather than apply psychoanalysis to lit- erature, as if psychoanalysis were...