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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (4): 787–790.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Eyal Segal New Books at a Glance Brian Boyd, On the Origin of Stories: Evolution, Cognition, and Fiction. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2009. xiii + 540 pp. In this ambitious and wide-­ranging book, Brian Boyd presents an account of the origins of art and storytelling from...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (4): 693–715.
Published: 01 December 2011
... by recent developments in the study of embodied cognition, now taken as shaped by feelings and by our different senses, including kinesthetic and other bodily processes. Cognition extends to the environment around us in terms of affordances—ways we interact immediately with objects in the environment...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (4): 711–722.
Published: 01 December 2006
...H. Porter Abbott Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2006 Alan Richardson and Ellen Spolsky, eds., The Work of Fiction: Cognition, Culture, and Complexity . Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, 2004. xvi + 191 pp. Abbott, H. Porter 2001 “Scientists, Humanists, and the Cultural...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 225–227.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Eyal Segal Trites Roberta Seelinger , Literary Conceptualizations of Growth: Metaphors and Cognition in Adolescent Literature . Amsterdam : Benjamins , 2014 . viii + 164 pp. © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 New Books at a Glance Walter Bernhart...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 163–188.
Published: 01 February 2017
... argues is “a kind of discordia concors ; a combination of dissimilar images.” Through both a cognitive-literary and an empirical study of the metaphors in Donne's poems “The Bait” and “The Flea,” the authors discuss the grotesque nature of his poetic imagery as constituting “a clash of incompatibles...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 705–707.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Ellen Spolsky Bruhn Mark J. and Wehrs Donald R. , eds., Cognition, Literature, and History . New York : Routledge , 2014 . xii + 271 pp. © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 New Books at a Glance Mark J. Bruhn and Donald R. Wehrs, eds., Cognition...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (2): 185–190.
Published: 01 June 2003
... “Questioning Interdisciplinarity: Cognitive Science, Evolutionary Psychology, and Literary Criticism,” Poetics Today 21 : 319 -47. Sartre, Jean-Paul 1965 [1947] What Is Literature? translated by Bernard Frechtman (New York: Harper& Row). Sontag, Susan 1966 Against Interpretation,and Other...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 213–233.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Ben Morgan The article surveys three major positions in early debates about situated cognition in the 1990s as they are represented, in particular, in the work of Edwin Hutchins, Jean Lave, Etienne Wenger, Tim van Gelder, Andy Clark, Jerome S. Bruner, and John Haugeland. Rather than arbitrate among...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 235–253.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Terence Cave Literary utterances reflect the situatedness of cognition itself both through their historico-cultural specificity and through their deployment of highly particularized language. It follows that the literary archive (in the broadest sense, all forms of storytelling, fiction, poetry...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 341–362.
Published: 01 June 2017
... and opportunities that an insight into the embodied nature of larger historical processes presents. © 2017 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2017 embodied cognition bildungsroman George Eliot Johann Wolfgang von Goethe paradox of fiction References Anderson Amanda 1997...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (3): 473–494.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Karin Kukkonen; Henrik Skov Nielsen Cognitive and unnatural approaches to literature take very different stances on the issue of fictionality. While cognitive approaches consider everyday nonfictional and literary fictional narratives to highlight their similarities, unnatural approaches...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (3): 499–518.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Marshall Alcorn; Michael O’Neill The concept of adaptive affective cognition is developed to explain the affective impact of Richard Wright’s novel Native Son on the judicial reasoning of the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case of 1954. Although research in neuroscience clearly argues...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 171–186.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Lisa Zunshine There is a growing sense among scholars working in cognitive literary studies that their assumptions and methodologies increasingly align them with another paradigmatically interdisciplinary field: comparative literature. This introduction to the special issue on cognitive approaches...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 243–259.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Karin Kukkonen Comparative literature and cognitive literary studies both consider literature as a worldwide phenomenon. The move toward world literature in comparative literature made salient the issue of reading some texts in translation, and world literature turned its attention to whether texts...
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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 (2005) 26 (3): 519–533.
Published: 01 September 2005
... , translated by Caryl Emerson and Michael Holquist (Austin: University of Texas Press). Brooks, Cleanth 1975 The Well Wrought Urn:Studies in the Structure of Poetry (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich). Crane, Mary Thomas 2001 Shakespeare's Brain: Reading with Cognitive Theory (Princeton, NJ...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (3): 387–432.
Published: 01 September 2010
... is to integrate these varied cognitive literary studies into our own response to Richards, specifically through the empirical study of poetic texts within the tradition of the Gestalt school of psychology. In the first section, we discuss the poem as a gestalt, which stands behind Richards's presentation...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (3): 465–505.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Michael Sinding This article argues for a cognitive view of genre. Specifically, a cognitive view of categorization helps clarify how texts can participate in multiple genres—by instantiating several different genres more or less equally well and by mixing several genres. I respond to certain...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (3): 403–460.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Mark J. Bruhn Theory of literature, literary criticism and interpretation, literary and cultural history, semiotics of culture, linguistics, rhetoric and communications, cultural anthropology, cognitive studies, translation theory:... the common denominator of all this diversity is the ambition...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (3): 607–611.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Eyal Segal Brône Geert Vandaele Jeroen , eds., Cognitive Poetics: Goals, Gains, and Gaps . Berlin : Mouton de Gruyter , 2009 . vii + 560 pp . © 2011 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2011 New Books at a Glance Geert Brône and Jeroen Vandaele, eds...