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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 (2017) 38 (2): 295–315.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Apollo and Daphne in Feeling Beauty: The Neuroscience of Aesthetic Experience (2013), this essay expands on her work by stressing the importance of the phenomenological body and a theory of time to an understanding of the aesthetic experience. © 2017 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2017...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 667–693.
Published: 01 December 2017
... reproduce specific events and their original responses. This article reveals how elisions of memory and story produce pathologies of embodiment in post-Shoah generations. Interrogating construction of physical bodies as archives, memory, and story, the article demonstrates how corporeality, memory...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 217–250.
Published: 01 June 2010
... (London: Oxford University Press). Craig, A. D. 2002 “How Do You Feel? Interoception; The Sense of the Physiological Condition of the Body,” Nature Reviews Neuroscience 3 : 655 –66. 2003 “Interoception: The Sense of the Physiological Condition of the Body,” Current Opinion in Neurobiology...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 359–382.
Published: 01 June 2018
... ( Cambridge, MA : MIT Press ). Hansen Mark B. N. , 2006 Bodies in Code: Interfaces with Digital Media ( New York : Routledge ). Hayles N. Katherine , 2006 “ The Time of Digital Poetry: From Object to Event .” In New Media Poetics: Contexts, Technotexts, and Theories , edited...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 261–279.
Published: 01 June 2020
... phenomenology medicine Copyright © 2020 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2020 Spoken Body: An Infinite Jest of Life, Death, and the Medical Tongue Rita Charon Columbia University Abstract The linguistic, rhetorical, and metaphorical powers of language profoundly influence events of health...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (2): 289–321.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Miranda Burgess This essay explores two approaches to affect in literary theory. The first of these approaches locates affect in discrete bodies and persons. The second views affect as a phenomenon anterior to the distinction of persons: a flow of energy among bodies as well as between bodies...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (1): 9–21.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Peggy Kamuf This article aligns moments from three of Derrida’s seminars and seeks to characterize the signature gesture of his teaching, which may be described as putting his teaching body, or corps enseignant , on an indivisible line supposed to divide mortal bodies from the bodies...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 475–501.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Benjamin Kossak I. A. Richards is often remembered as a father of close reading and New Criticism, but his work was also deeply indebted to experimental psychology. That cross-disciplinary foundation introduces not only a reader but also a reading body. This article traces Richards’s continual...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (1): 17–50.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Joseph Tabbi Electronic literature is not just a “thing” or a “medium” or even a body of “works” in various “genres.” It is not poetry, fiction, hypertext, gaming, codework, or some new admixture of all these practices. E-literature is, arguably, an emerging cultural form, as much a collective...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 399–423.
Published: 01 June 2006
... or conversational speech change shape in the context of testimony? What happens when Charlotte Delbo uses metaphor, simile, or personification to convey her experiences in Auschwitz? What happens to oral testimony when Holocaust survivors bear witness while the camera records parasemantic body language that swerves...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (4): 471–499.
Published: 01 December 2021
... orthodoxy in literary studies today, hardly anything has been thought or said about this body of work in which Foucault, as David Carroll points out, “has the most to say about literature and language.” This lacuna is all the more surprising, since Foucault's early essays offer a rich and fruitful...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 579–603.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of narrative temporality are analyzed, which he defines in terms of the physical coordinates of the location and extension of the event and of its narration on the continuum of time. Indeed, Genette's approach to the definition of narrative phenomena closely resembles Galileo's method of observing bodies...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (3): 443–472.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of a Nazi victory before Britain's entry into World War II. It prefigures many concerns of queer studies in its disturbing depictions of homoerotic love among Nazi soldiers and women reduced to mindlessly reproductive bodies. Focusing on the significance of the women in her narrative, the article argues...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 273–293.
Published: 01 June 2017
...' bodies, rendering abstract concepts physically tangible, thus providing alternative and parallel means of communicating and manipulating knowledge. This knowledge, it is argued, can be integrated into readers' range of experiences in ways that parallel “real-life” encounters, potentially facilitating...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 341–362.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of an engagement with narrative and to recent discussions of the so-called paradox of fiction. To explore in more concrete terms the effect of reading Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship , the article then turns to George Eliot's response in Daniel Deronda (1876). Goethe's novel appeals to the bodies of its...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (2): 277–308.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Merleau-Ponty's phenomenology, with contributions from Oudart's own phenomenological observations, and seeks to return the body (including its politics) to suture and to film narrative. The fundamental image drawn from Merleau-Ponty is the chiasmus, the film version of which is the shot/reverse shot...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (2): 155–205.
Published: 01 June 2009
... are dispersed throughout the body of the poem, while the word itself remains unsaid. Both the retrieval of a word on the tip of one's tongue and the (re)construction of an anagram involve sorting through the phonetic and semantic cues that hint at the absent target word. I suggest that these similarities may...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 251–284.
Published: 01 June 2010
... opposition, this baffling segment revolves in fact around a blank (the absence of any perceiving consciousness internal to the fictional world) and encourages the reader to fill it in by imaginatively moving into the fictional world with a virtual body (as defined by Maurice Merleau-Ponty). Porter...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 475–513.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Loren Kruger; Patricia Watson Shariff This article examines the ways comics contribute to nonformal education in contemporary South Africa, especially the Heart to Heart project,produced by the Storyteller Group, and Body and Soul , by the Soul City project. While Soul City follows the urban bias...