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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 597–614.
Published: 01 September 2006
... twenty-five years tell me that, with exceptions like the Swiss Circus Knie and the German Circus Roncalli, most European traveling one-ring circuses today (and there are still many of them) are lesser reflections (visu- ally, materially, imaginatively) of their late-nineteenth-century and early...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 65–90.
Published: 01 March 2003
..., and Circus,” Semiotica 85 : 205 -25. Hediger, Heini 1968 The Psychology and Behaviour of Animals in Zoos and Circuses (New York:Dover). Hobbes, Thomas 1981 Leviatan (Harmondsworth: Penguin) Hobsbawm, Eric, and Terence Ranger, eds. 1983 The Invention of Tradition (Cambridge: Cambridge...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 615–623.
Published: 01 September 2006
... (the circus which Little basically seems to have in mind). Examining the significance of death in the circus, I indeed see a differ- ence between the ‘‘modern’’ traveling shows I studied during the mid-1970s (when I observed Sid’s act) and the British circuses I researched twenty-five years later...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 631.
Published: 01 September 2006
... at the University of Haifa, Israel. He has published extensively on circus and coauthored numerous articles on reproductive technologies. His other publications are on the anthropology of consumption and the anthropology of sport. Gillian Gane teaches postcolonial literature and the history of the English...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 149.
Published: 01 March 2003
... 2003 Notes on Contributors 6828 POETICS TODAY / 24:1 / sheet 151 of 151 Yoram S. Carmeli is with the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at the University of Haifa. His main interest is circus...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 325–356.
Published: 01 September 2014
... is in many ways analogous to Uncle Fink in Shabtai’s story “Namer Havarvurot” (“Spotted Tiger who travels across continents with his dream of creating a circus in Tel Aviv. The insistence on the fundamental possibility of redemption is a major characteristic of Birshtein’s and Shabtai’s poetics...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (2): 171–173.
Published: 01 June 2005
... on the discourse of testi- mony—or testimony as discourse—was not announced in the title alone. Before getting in touch with potential participants, the organizing commit- tee (Ruth Amossy, Ziva Ben-Porat, Orly Lubin, and Meir Sternberg) circu- lated a letter that outlined the theoretical focus...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (1-2): 59–110.
Published: 01 June 2015
... by Mendes-Flohr Paul Schäfer Peter , 238 – 56 ( Gütersloh : Gütersloher Verlagshaus ). 2002 The Martin Buber Reader: Essential Writings , edited by Biemann Asher ( New York : Palgrave-Macmillan ). Caplan Marc 2009 “The Hermit at the Circus: Der Nister, Yiddish...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (2): 245–275.
Published: 01 June 2008
... my clue from Bloom’s schema of revisionary ratios, the second of which, tessera, he associates with the psychic defense of turn- ing against the self. If we think of the elephant and lion as Stevens’s own circus animals, borrowed from “Notes,” then “Puella Parvula” can be read as a Stevens’s...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (2): 289–321.
Published: 01 June 2011
.... For now, let me conclude this account of Smith’s detachment of the subject of emotion from the ground of circu- lating affects by briefly highlighting its resemblances to the tendencies of current affect theory, and by making an initial claim for the influence of Smith’s affective contagion...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 207–227.
Published: 01 June 2021
... of abandoned circus trailer in the woods. And she takes care of him. And she just has that little circus trailer where she cooks and collects herbs and writes a diary and makes drawings and . . . and the atmosphere of the life she's living, right? I like to reread that part of the book once in a while, right...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 341–362.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of art, from puppet theater and circus acts to performances of Hamlet and the genre of the novel. If Keen’s approach reminds us of the importance of the developing dis- cursive context of novel reading, the original debates around the bildungs- roman raise a question that Keen’s argument doesn’t...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 9–20.
Published: 01 March 2002
... be elaborated: Aristotle begins to revise his own theories in response to these modern inquiries. The power and complexity of blending in examples like this may make it seem as if blending is a kind of exotic intellectual circus trick that only a trained mind, fully alert and bent on feats of invention...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 551–554.
Published: 01 September 2005
... detailed analyses and in its tragic undertone. The final essay, on William Butler Yeats, juxtaposes two manners of poetic thinking: in images and in assertions. Two poems exemplify the dif- ference: ‘‘Among School Children written when Yeats was sixty-one, and ‘‘The Circus Animals Desertion written...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 554–556.
Published: 01 September 2005
... detailed analyses and in its tragic undertone. The final essay, on William Butler Yeats, juxtaposes two manners of poetic thinking: in images and in assertions. Two poems exemplify the dif- ference: ‘‘Among School Children written when Yeats was sixty-one, and ‘‘The Circus Animals Desertion written...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 557–558.
Published: 01 September 2005
... detailed analyses and in its tragic undertone. The final essay, on William Butler Yeats, juxtaposes two manners of poetic thinking: in images and in assertions. Two poems exemplify the dif- ference: ‘‘Among School Children written when Yeats was sixty-one, and ‘‘The Circus Animals Desertion written...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 558–561.
Published: 01 September 2005
... detailed analyses and in its tragic undertone. The final essay, on William Butler Yeats, juxtaposes two manners of poetic thinking: in images and in assertions. Two poems exemplify the dif- ference: ‘‘Among School Children written when Yeats was sixty-one, and ‘‘The Circus Animals Desertion written...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 561–562.
Published: 01 September 2005
... detailed analyses and in its tragic undertone. The final essay, on William Butler Yeats, juxtaposes two manners of poetic thinking: in images and in assertions. Two poems exemplify the dif- ference: ‘‘Among School Children written when Yeats was sixty-one, and ‘‘The Circus Animals Desertion written...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 549–551.
Published: 01 September 2005
... written when Yeats was sixty-one, and ‘‘The Circus Animals Desertion written shortly before his death. In the earlier poem, the poet investigates ‘‘the worth of his antinomies as a mental principle of order’’ (93); each of the first six stanzas juxtaposes the optimism of youth with the disillusion...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 605–634.
Published: 01 December 2017
... with the array of “counternarratives” circulating in a given setting, in opposition to more dominant storylines. (Herman et al. 2012: 171) Whether confirming or challenging the prevailing cultural narratives, circu- lation in itself is always transformative in that it changes not just what is being...