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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (4): 699–720.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Isabelle Wentworth This article looks at Don DeLillo’s novel The Body Artist through the lens of cognitive literary criticism, unpacking the intersection of time, intersubjectivity, and identity. Building on cognitive linguistic principles, the article’s methodology examines diverse linguistic...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (4): 713–733.
Published: 01 December 2008
... (also known as parallel'noe kino —parallel cinema), artistic samizdat, and so forth. This essay considers samizdat in this broader sense, focusing on two examples of cinematic and artistic samizdat that emerged in Leningrad in the early 1980s. Although these cases in point existed unofficially...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 382–384.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Brian McHale Tyrus Miller, Singular Examples: Artistic Politics and the Neo-Avant-Garde . Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press , 2009 . 258 pp . Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2010 New Books at a Glance Rebecca Beasley, Theorists of Modernist Poetry: T. S...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (3): 461–468.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Aaron Rosen; Michael Takeo Magruder Prophetic Visions, Digital Horizons: An Interview with Michael Takeo Magruder Aaron Rosen Wesley Theological Seminary Michael Takeo Magruder Artist Digital technology has become a key part of how many people engage with the Bible today, whether searching...
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Poetics Today (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 (2018) 39 (2): 319–335.
Published: 01 June 2018
...] : 261). I also draw on “Towards a Model of Inter-semiotic Translation”, by Daniella Aguiar and Joao Queiroz, who suggest the concept of “creative sign transmutation” (2009). Second, I discuss the collaborations of the US calligraphic artist and book illuminator Thomas Ingmire. Inviting US and UK poets...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (1): 117–142.
Published: 01 March 2007
.... The artist henceforth ceased to attempt to move an audience with formalist perfection, which, despite its potential for great beauty, might be considered devoid of meaning. Rather, artists and writers set out to draw their audience's attention by the strength of an argument, by a clearly oriented view...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (4): 589–630.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Guy Tal Abstract Studies of early modern images of witchcraft interpret the motif of hybrid creatures as representations of demonic incarnations intended in part to demonstrate the artists’ inventive prowess and capacity for phantasia . This article broadens the scope of analysis by arguing...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 317–339.
Published: 01 June 2017
... not only organize but also re -organize, as the world turns, not only our literary experience but also our ethical and political thinking. Artists and poets return to old stories and reconsider old images not because they are, as Northrop Frye considered them, successfully integrated clusters, but because...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (3): 607–650.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Ruth HaCohen Sympathy , in the sense of the ability to suffer with or for the other, entered English usage toward the end of the sixteenth century. This marks an important moment in Western culture, the birth of a new artistic sensibility nourished by the Aristotelian notion of poetic compassion...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (1): 67–96.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Anna Wexler Katsnelson In the late 1920s, the Russian avant-garde artist Kazimir Malevich embarked on a new direction in art that eighty years later continues to perplex the art historical establishment: the artist formerly known for the radical abstraction of The Black Square returned...
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Poetics Today (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 (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 (2020) 41 (3): 437–460.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Darja Filippova This article discusses the performance events “Do Not Believe Your Eyes” (2000) and “Ally/Foe” (2010) by Russian artist Oleg Mavromatti in the framework of a single durational event that critiques the sacralization of public space in Russia. The public reception of the performances...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (4): 665–675.
Published: 01 December 2023
... characteristics of cultural production in the age of postmodernism. Pastiche is defined as a work of art consisting of motifs borrowed from one or more sources, an incongruous hodgepodge of materials, forms, and images. In this age of pastiche, what are the options open to artists—to endlessly quote, imitate...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (3): 443–472.
Published: 01 September 2016
... queer artistic and political movements and discourses of futurity. This article argues that the conversation changes when feminist writings on the politics of reproduction and the genre of speculative fiction are taken into account, as they have not been so far. Drawing on Katharine Burdekin's dystopia...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 1–52.
Published: 01 June 2013
... are implicitly re-presented within the monologue. This transforms the poem into a complex case of ekphrastic double exposure, at the same time as it reveals Durcan’s surprising but insightful reading, or re-reading, of the juxtaposed artists and artworks, of the medieval and the modern. Reviewing the effects...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 299–318.
Published: 01 June 2018
... techniques have allowed the ekphrastic writer/artist to experiment with the kinetics of text and image, thus developing new ways to problematize and overcome the old dichotomy of stasis and movement within the arts. This article focuses on three examples of computer-mediated ekphrasis that make use...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (3): 521–591.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of the action, audiences in the course of mental and bodily reception of artistically rendered action). Shakespeare’s revision of romance, in challenging inherited regulation of what and how literature can signify, dramatizes relations between somatic, affective experiences and social, ethical life...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 225–301.
Published: 01 September 2014
... developed the new orality by introducing gendered speech and professional argot, creating in turn a Yiddish of the common man, woman, and child and a Yiddish Sublime. In the next phase, two verbal artists, Eliezer Shteynbarg and Itzik Manger, perfected a single, minor speech genre that was performable...