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Poetics Today (1 September 2008) 29 (3): 595–601.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Various Voices: Prose, Poetry, Politics (New York: Grove). Said, Edward 1983 The World, the Text, and the Critic (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press). The Art of Making It New, Revisited: Beckett and Cliché H. Porter Abbott English, UC Santa Barbara Elizabeth Barry, Beckett...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2002) 23 (1): 9–20.
Published: 01 March 2002
..., sustainable,intelligible, intellectually coherent paradigm for answering basic and recurring questions about the cognitive instruments of art, language, and literature. © 2002 by the Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2002 Brown, Margaret Wise 1942 The Runaway Bunny , pictures by Clement...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2002) 23 (2): 357–359.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Eyal Segal 2002 Beardsley, Monroe 1958 Aesthetics: Problems in the Philosophy of Criticism (New York: Harcourt, Brace &World). Goodman, Nelson 1968 Languages of Art: An Approach to a Theory of Symbols (Indianapolis, IN:Bobbs-Merrill). New Books at a Glance...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2009) 30 (3): 517–560.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Karen Sullivan Representational and nonrepresentational (abstract) artists exhibit different conceptual processes when they describe their work. Data from ekphrastic texts written by artists to accompany their artwork show that, although both kinds of painters refer metaphorically to their art...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2010) 31 (2): 217–250.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Ellen J. Esrock Embodied approaches to art history concerned with empathic projection can be reinforced by introducing empirical research that corroborates experiential observations about a spectator's bodily responses and by a more nuanced repertoire of bodily focused viewing. To reinforce...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2015) 36 (3): 151–174.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Viktor Shklovsky We get used to horrible things and stop fearing them. We get used to beautiful things and stop enjoying them. We get used to people and stop experiencing them as personalities. Art is a means to make things real again. These ideas, expressed by a very young and polemically minded...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2005) 26 (2): 281–303.
Published: 01 June 2005
... Chernye kamni(Black Stones) (Moscow: Knizhnaia palata). 1996 “Uranovaia udochka” (“The Uranium Rod”), Grani 179 : 170 -81. Target Audience, Hurdle Audience, and the General Reader: Varlam Shalamov’s Art of Testimony Leona Toker English, Hebrew University of Jerusalem Abstract...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2005) 26 (3): 459–498.
Published: 01 September 2005
... the Western tradition. And on this scholarly consensus has been constructed a fundamental dichotomy, ramifying into a series of binary oppositions: the metaphorical,figurative, transcendental nature of Western art, as against the metonymic,literal, immanentist nature of Chinese art. Critically...
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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 2013) 34 (1-2): 119–146.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Endings! ,” People , March 10 , 39 . Wilson George 2006 “ Transparency and Twist in Narrative Fiction Film ,” Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 64 ( 1 ): 81 – 95 . Wyatt Justin 1994 High Concept: Movies and Marketing in Hollywood ( Austin : University of Texas...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2017) 38 (3): 485–518.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Historical Poetics and the morphological method have at different points been accused of favoring atomizing analysis over aesthetic appreciation. This putative inability to grasp the work of art as a totality is a taint that literary theory inherited from nineteenth-century philology, whose mission was...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2018) 39 (2): 403–423.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Renate Brosch This article examines the uses of ekphrasis in recent popular novels, situated in a cultural economy in which there is great public interest in art objects and the world of artists, dealers, and collectors. Discussing novels by Siri Hustvedt, Thomas van Essen, Ali Smith, and Donna...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2001) 22 (3): 607–650.
Published: 01 September 2001
.... This article delineates strategic points in the emergence of this sensibility and the forms and contexts of its presence in art during the seventeenth century and the first half of the eighteenth century. The primary thesis is that sympathy thrived where mimetic illusion failed. In the figurative terms...
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Poetics Today (1 February 2017) 38 (1): 61–92.
Published: 01 February 2017
... metaphorical bidirectionality possible, it explains how the arts enable us to iconically connect with the world through our embodied cognition, not as objective observers in the Western classical sense but as participatory sharers of that world. © 2017 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2017...
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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 March 2006) 27 (1): 125–235.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Meir Sternberg Trumpeted as the artistic hallmark, central to Russian Formalism, and persistent ever since, estrangement yet remains an ill-defined term. We have nothing like a comprehensive approach to it, equipped to specify its workings by kind, medium, art form, discourse level, historical...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2000) 21 (4): 681–709.
Published: 01 December 2000
... inter alia to explore interactions between art and reality. Starting with detailed textual analyses of the engraved sentence itself and the scene in which it appears, this article draws ever-widening circles around them,examining characterizations; major features of Chekhov's poetics; literary reference...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2003) 24 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Emma Kafalenos Doubly coded artworks—artworks that are embedded in other artworks— sometimes represent an art form (a medium, a genre) that at the time they are made cannot be represented except through double coding. The phenomenon is rare and occurs only when several conditions are met. First, in...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2006) 27 (1): 3–33.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Tatiana Smoliarova The article investigates some textual coincidences between Denis Diderot's major works on art and theater and the Formalist manifesto “Art as Device” by Victor Shklovsky. Acknowledging the accidental nature of these coincidences, I try to determine the common philosophical...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2006) 27 (1): 35–66.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Cristina Vatulescu Critics have frequently accused Russian Formalism of supporting an apolitical separation of art from life. As a central Formalist term, estrangement (ostranenie) often bore the brunt of this accusation. Taking issue with this critique, this essay focuses on the entangled...