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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 569–596.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Gillian Gane Much postcolonial literature depends on unacknowledged processes of translation working like the “radio” in Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children that magically renders all Indian languages intelligible to the children of midnight. It is surprisingly difficult to determine what...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 123–139.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Lisa Zunshine In this article I explore the possibility of a dialogue between cultural studies and cognitive science by proposing a “cognitive” reading of Anna Laetitia Barbauld's 1781 book Hymns in Prose for Children . Literary critics have pointed out that the tacitly catechistic mode...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (1): 81–106.
Published: 01 March 2011
... structure event memory and co-construct the narratives that children use for self and moral identities. The bioemotional landscape formed by experience influences the narratives that shape the life course. Initially, this occurs nonverbally through touch and emotional response; later, it occurs through...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 473–488.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Ernst van Alphen In discussions of second- and third-generation Holocaust literature and testimony, it is an accepted idea that the trauma of Holocaust survivors is often transmitted from the first to the second and later generations. This article analyzes the “problems” of survivors' children...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 177–231.
Published: 01 June 2013
... to the children’s books Where the Wild Things Are and The Gruffalo and the comic “The Baba Yaga” (from the Hellboy series): they all undergo a process of analysis and metacognitive reflection. Validating the tool as an analytic and an educational measure depends on its ability to guide the reader toward...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (1): 67–88.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., I examine different forms of “actual” play among author, censor, and reader, on the one hand, and rhetorical game playing in the narrative, on the other. More specifically, the essay analyzes children's games in the text to suggest that games become an Aesopian mechanism for addressing the Stalinist...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 517–538.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Adam Lively In this article I discuss the importance for narrative theory of the concept, drawn from developmental psychology, of “joint attention.” In the first part, I explain the basic concept and its significance for the emergence of narrative in young children. In the second part, I draw out...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (3): 443–472.
Published: 01 September 2016
... “reproductive futurism” to describe the tendency to define political value in terms of a future “for the children” and insisting that the power of queer critique inheres in its opposition to this narrative and therefore to politics as we know it. This assertion inspired extensive debate on relationships between...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 283–304.
Published: 01 June 2004
..., and Patricia M. Greenfield, 1 -67 (New York: Wiley). Cahill, Susan 1994 Writing Women's Lives:An Anthology of Autobiographical Narratives by Twentieth-Century American Women Writers (New York: Harper Perennial). Cantor, Joanne 1998 ”Mommy, I'm Scared”: How TV and Movies Frighten Children and What...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 321–324.
Published: 01 June 2021
... sound. She is cofounder of the journal SoundEffects. Ayoe Quist Henkel is associate professor in Danish studies at VIA University College and has a PhD from the Centre for Children's Literature and Media, Department of Communication and Culture, Aarhus University. She is an author and editor...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 123–140.
Published: 01 February 2017
... 1985 “Young Children's Comprehension of Metaphoric Language.” Paper presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development , Toronto , April . Chestnut Eleanor K. Markman Ellen M. 2014 “Children's Inferences Based on Figure and Ground Thematic Roles...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 443–447.
Published: 01 June 2000
.... At stake is Wordsworth’s attitude toward Bell’s Madras sys- tem, an educational system that was, Hickey tells us, rst devel- oped at Egmore, near Madras, to educate the ‘half-caste’ male children of the European militaryTheBell system...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 161–169.
Published: 01 June 2004
... on Aggression,” in Handbook of Children and the Media , edited by Dorothy G. Singer and Jerome L. Singer, 223 -54 (Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage). Gerrig, Richard J. 1993 Experiencing Narrative Worlds (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press). Green, Melanie, and Timothy Brock 2000 “The Role...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (4): 703–733.
Published: 01 December 2018
.... Gallagher Natalie M. Fearon Edward W. Balhana Carlos D. Yerys Benjamin E. 2014 “ Abstract Analogical Reasoning in High-Functioning Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder ,” Autism Research 7 : 677 – 86 . Haakonssen Knud Wood Paul , eds. 2012...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 205–240.
Published: 01 June 2004
... and Aesthetic Emotions,” American Psychologist 6 : 1545 -46. Wolf, Shelby A., and Shirley B. Heath 1992 The Braid of Literature: Children's Worlds of Reading (Cambridge: Harvard University Press). Zillmann, Dolf 1991 “Empathy: Affect from Bearing Witness to the Emotions of Others,” in Responding...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (4): 659–661.
Published: 01 December 2021
... of English at the School of Foreign Languages, Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China. His research interests are narrative theory, children's literature, and eighteenth-century English literature. His recent publications are “Currency's Reversed Marginal Role in Children's Literature: Loans...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (3): 369–385.
Published: 01 September 2016
... to articulate the relationship between “children” and “future” without falling into the sorts of banalities according to which children “embody”—even “are”—the future. It is precisely such habitual slippages which the texts I examine here set out to expose and call into question. The child as bearer...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 357–382.
Published: 01 September 2014
... in a Changing Europe, 1750–1850 , edited by Malino Frances Sorkin David , 126 – 47 ( Oxford : Blackwell ). ben Yehoshua Simḥa 1790 Ahavat Tziyon ( Hordona : n.p.) . Blamires David 2009 Telling Tales: The Impact of Germany on English Children's Books 1780–1918...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 331–351.
Published: 01 June 2006
... the late 1990s, children who survived the war in hiding or by passing for non-Jews were considered ‘‘lucky and their suffering was overlooked (Kangisser-Cohen 2005). Therefore, they themselves felt that expression of pain or anger was illegitimate, and many would either keep silent or tell their stories...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 9–20.
Published: 01 March 2002
..., can perform. On the contrary, for the most part blending is a routine, workaday process that escapes detection except on technical analysis. It is not reserved for special 12 Poetics Today 23:1 purposes and is not costly, nor is it reserved for adults. In fact it is a main- stay of children’s...