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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (4): 647–664.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Olivier Morin; Oleg Sobchuk Abstract Monsters and other imaginary animals have been conjured up by a wide range of cultures. Can their popularity be explained, and can their properties be predicted? These were long-standing questions for structuralist or cognitive anthropology, as well as literary...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (2): 237–295.
Published: 01 June 2003
... to assess the skepticism that is routinely directed toward those who use cognitive science to interpret literature. More precisely, I argue that the originary function of the symbolic sign is the deferral of lower-level indexical reference strategies. This originary anthropological function is most clearly...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 161–179.
Published: 01 March 2002
... or more of the current areas of cognitive-scientific study—cognitive psychology, cognitive anthropology, cognitive rhetoric, cognitive linguistics—certain facts about human cogni- . Turner also mentions Koestler in The Literary Mind. . The same might possibly be said of Turner’s claims about...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (4): 687–689.
Published: 01 December 2023
... and articles). Her current research investigates literary issues on emigration and hospitality in novels written by women authors. Olivier Morin is a researcher at the Centre national de la recherche scientifique and PSL University in Paris, studying cognitive anthropology and in particular graphic...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 317–339.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., a productive grotesque, is an archetype. However, with the support of some recent hypotheses in evolutionary anthropology and biology, the article refurbishes the term archetype for reuse, recognizing that it signals a painful cognitive failure. The cognitive perspective allows us to understand how our brains...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (2): 151–159.
Published: 01 June 2003
... While the cognitive in ‘‘cognitive literary criticism’’ does meaningfully relate to the same term as it occurs in disciplinary compounds like ‘‘cognitive psychology ‘‘cognitive anthropology ‘‘cognitive linguistics and ‘‘cogni...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 131–147.
Published: 01 June 2021
... no longer suffice, nor do anthropological studies of reading practices or purely cognitive approaches considered independently of one another. Reading is a concrete and situated phenomenon that evolves in the intersection of media developments, literary trends, and social practices. By bringing together...
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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 (2002) 23 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2002
... on the task of rethinking the natural in terms of its more recent articulations within disciplines ranging from psycholinguistics to cognitive neuroscience, evo- lutionary biology, and cognitive anthropology rather than simply denying its existence. With this issue we wish to address the challenge...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 123–139.
Published: 01 March 2002
... architecture involved in our differentiation between natural kinds and artifacts. © 2002 by the Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2002 Atran, Scott 1990 Cognitive Foundations of Natural History: Toward an Anthropology of Science (Cambridge:Cambridge University Press). Barbauld, Anna...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (3): 549–581.
Published: 01 September 2022
... different from mental models in cognitive psychology (Johnson-Laird 1983 ) or from cultural schemata in cognitive anthropology and linguistics (Lakoff 1987 ; D'Andrade 1990 ; Shore 1996 ). However, it is also possible to conceive modeling systems without relying on the dualistic epistemology...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 223–241.
Published: 01 June 2020
... just the tip of the iceberg. The field of cognitive approaches to comparative literature, sensitive to local ideologies of mind, still awaits its practitioners. Works Cited Astuti, Rita. 2012. Some After Dinner Thoughts on Theory of Mind. Anthropology of This Century, no. 3. aotcpress.com/articles...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (2): 195–220.
Published: 01 June 2002
... each other. A despecification of literature, on the one hand, and an overly general anthropological foundation, on the other, are the Scylla and Charybdis between which cognitive literary criticism has to navigate. 5. Literary ‘‘Science A major contribution of cognitivism and its promise...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 321–324.
Published: 01 June 2021
... and 4E Cognition. Helle Bundgaard Svendsen is associate professor at VIA University College and consultant at the National Reading Center in Denmark. She is an author and editor of articles and books on students with reading and writing difficulties. Her main interest is the use of assistive...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 205–222.
Published: 01 June 2020
... Cognition . New York : Routledge . Stasch Rupert . 2008 . “ Knowing Minds Is a Matter of Authority: Political Dimensions of Opacity Statements in Korowai Moral Psychology .” Anthropological Quarterly 81 , no. 2 : 443 – 53 . Li Su 苏力. 2006 . Falü yu wenxue: Yi Zhongguo chuantong...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 209–211.
Published: 01 February 2017
... lecturer of psychology at Bar-Ilan University (Israel). His research concerns high-level visual perception, social cognition and emotions, and cognitive rehabilitation of brain-injured patients. Marcel Danesi is full professor of semiotics and anthropology at the Uni- versity of Toronto. He has been...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 63–89.
Published: 01 March 2002
...’’ to the Web site Literature and Cognition). An important assumption of cognitive anthropology is that in the process of re- peated social transmission, cultural programs come to take forms which have a good fit to the natural capacities of the human brain. Thus, when similar cultural Poetics Today...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (3): 471–515.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of providing original interpretations of literary works.” For van Oort, this problem arises not out of a misapplication of scientific prin- 474 Poetics Today 30:3 ciples to literary research but rather because cognitive science itself has not adequately addressed the anthropological...
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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 (2018) 39 (3): 429–445.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Jan Alber; Marco Caracciolo; Stefan Iversen; Karin Kukkonen; Henrik Skov Nielsen This special issue presents a “crossover” between two strands of contemporary narrative theory: a second-generation cognitive approach that foregrounds the linkage of stories, mind, and the human body; and an unnatural...