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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (4): 505–511.
Published: 01 December 2023
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (4): 647–664.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Olivier Morin; Oleg Sobchuk Abstract Monsters and other imaginary animals have been conjured up by a wide range of cultures. Can their popularity be explained, and can their properties be predicted? These were long-standing questions for structuralist or cognitive anthropology, as well as literary...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (4): 513–543.
Published: 01 December 2023
.... This article is the product of years of collaboration by its two authors, which would not have been possible without the generous support of Bernard Comrie and the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig. We would also like to thank Michalle Gal and the Shenkar College of Engineering...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (2): 237–295.
Published: 01 June 2003
.... Questions about the anthropological origin and function of representation tend to be regarded as at best supplemental, and at worst simply irrelevant, to the synchronic question of the causal mechanisms involved in the production of representation in the brain. I argue that this view is fundamentally...
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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 (2017) 38 (2): 317–339.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., a productive grotesque, is an archetype. However, with the support of some recent hypotheses in evolutionary anthropology and biology, the article refurbishes the term archetype for reuse, recognizing that it signals a painful cognitive failure. The cognitive perspective allows us to understand how our brains...
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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 (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 (2000) 21 (3): 479–502.
Published: 01 September 2000
... in theoretical debate. The debate, in this case, concerns the status of visuality in linguistic texts. This is a happy coincidence, since this is a hotly debated issue in today's humanities. After the linguistic and anthropological turns, we are now in the middle of the visual turn. In an attempt to articulate...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (3): 403–460.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Mark J. Bruhn Theory of literature, literary criticism and interpretation, literary and cultural history, semiotics of culture, linguistics, rhetoric and communications, cultural anthropology, cognitive studies, translation theory:... the common denominator of all this diversity is the ambition...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 631.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Dummy 2006 Notes on Contributors Els Andringa teaches literary theory at Utrecht University in the Netherlands. Her current fields of research are the psychology of reading and historical reception research. Yoram S. Carmeli is with the Department of Sociology and Anthropology...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 223–241.
Published: 01 June 2020
... Astuti Rita . 2012 . “ Some After Dinner Thoughts on Theory of Mind .” Anthropology of This Century , no. 3 . aotcpress.com/articles/dinner-thoughts-theory-mind/ . Bakhtin Mikhail . 1982 . “ Discourse in the Novel ”. In The Dialogic Imagination: Four Essays , edited and translated...
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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 (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 (2021) 42 (3): 449–451.
Published: 01 September 2021
... involving symbolic logic, science of exegesis, anthropology, and psychoanalysis, while Gadamer refers to an ethos, a sensibility, a practice, and an experience. Thus, Ricoeur's hermeneutics stands out as a multidisciplinary and paradigmatic methodology, considering the textual interpretation...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (4): 687–689.
Published: 01 December 2023
... and articles). Her current research investigates literary issues on emigration and hospitality in novels written by women authors. Olivier Morin is a researcher at the Centre national de la recherche scientifique and PSL University in Paris, studying cognitive anthropology and in particular graphic...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 205–222.
Published: 01 June 2020
... . The Anthropology of Intentions: Language in a World of Others . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Illouz Eva . 2012 . Why Love Hurts: A Sociological Explanation . Cambridge : Polity Press . Feng Jiang 姜峰. 2006 . Yicixing zhihui, youhuo zhentan yu xiaogui’r bangmang: Baogong...
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Poetics Today (2024) 45 (1): 182–184.
Published: 01 March 2024
...-consciously draws on both an anthropological notion of culture and an archeological sense of time, loss, and temporal layering. Yet while the nascent discipline of anthropology attempts to manage analytic distance from the culture in which the observer is immersed, archeology tries to retrieve or reassemble...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 321–324.
Published: 01 June 2021
... (forthcoming) with Jay David Bolter and Blair MacIntyre, is about augmented and virtual reality media technologies. Anne Line Dalsgård is associate professor of anthropology at Aarhus University. She is author of Matters of Life and Longing: Female Sterilisation in Northeast Brazil (2004). Her recent...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2002
... on the task of rethinking the natural in terms of its more recent articulations within disciplines ranging from psycholinguistics to cognitive neuroscience, evo- lutionary biology, and cognitive anthropology rather than simply denying its existence. With this issue we wish to address the challenge...