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Published: 01 December 2022
Figure 1 The diegetic map and compass in Firewatch (2016). More
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 March 2022
... in the novel to a catastrophic event, Hurricane Sandy, while also considering the broader implications for the interplay between narrative form and radical climate change. The focus is on narrative forms such as catalogs, gaps in language and in the storyworld, and plotted instances of compassion. By drawing...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (3): 607–650.
Published: 01 September 2001
... of the period, this amounted to the substitution of Echo, the compassionate nymph,for Narcissus, the self-centered deity. This analysis is informed by the fate of these cultural figures as well as by theoretical discussions of sympathy/compassion in antiquity (Plato and Aristotle) and in the seventeenth...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (3): 519–541.
Published: 01 September 2019
... blamelessness for negative life outcomes, behaviors, and character traits—as well as a key fact about themselves: that they are inherently compassionate, as manifested by their compassionate impulses and the gratification they get from helping others in need. social justice moral character cognitive...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 399–423.
Published: 01 June 2006
... more, to cosset and carry. 402 Poetics Today 27:2 But I am interested in the ways that Holocaust testimony, both oral and written, tries to resist this carrying. I want to focus on moments that refute our compassion and constitute zones of experience that may be sympathy- secluded, empathy...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (3): 417–436.
Published: 01 September 2020
.... In his PhD dissertation Wrestling with Angels: Postsecular Contempo- rary American Poetry (2015), Corrigan identifies three streams in which the postsecular dimension of modernity manifests itself within literature: Earth, Compassion, and Wrestling with Angels. The first two of these can...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (1): 81–106.
Published: 01 March 2011
... . Mikulincer Mario Shaver Phillip R. Gillath Omni Nitzberg Rachel A. 2005 `` Attachment, Caregiving, and Altruism: Boosting Attachment Security Increases Compassion and Helping , Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 89 : 817 – 39 . Milne A. A. 2009 [1926] Winnie...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (3): 579–596.
Published: 01 September 2019
... We Should Treat Animals with Compassion and Respect . Boston : Shambala . Bennett Jane . 2010 . Vibrant Matter: A Political Ecology of Things . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Bernaerts Lars Caracciolo Marco Herman Luc Vervaech Bart 2014 . “ The Storied...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (4): 741–759.
Published: 01 December 2018
... by Tedeschi John Tedeschi Anne C. , Critical Inquiry 20 : 10 – 35 . Hager Tamar 2008 “ Compassion and Indifference: The Attitude of the English Legal System toward Ellen Harper and Selina Wadge, Who Killed Their Offspring in the 1870s ,” Journal of Family History: Studies...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (2): 349–389.
Published: 01 June 2011
... with the par- 352 Poetics Today 32:2 ticipants in and victims of the events of The Dynasts is a fruitless task for the Spirit of the Pities, because it cannot act compassionately or altruistically to avert the disasters into which human agents blunder. Yet, for Hardy, this Spirit’s strenuous...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 219–241.
Published: 01 June 2022
... Compassion . London : Penguin . Bortolussi Maria , and Dixon Peter . 2003 . Psychonarratology: Foundations for the Empirical Study of Literary Response . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Boulton Laura . 2014 . “ The Storytelling Secrets Charities Can Learn from Gandalf...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (3): 623–643.
Published: 01 September 2018
... , edited by Alber and Rüdiger Heinze Jan , 41 – 67 ( Berlin : De Gruyter ). Alber Jan 2013 “ Unnatural Narratology: The Systematic Study of Anti-mimeticism ,” Literature Compass 10 , no. 5 : 449 – 60 . Alber Jan 2014 “ Unnatural Narrative ,” in The Living Handbook...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 249–260.
Published: 01 June 2006
... in what happened. The most moving anecdote can become stereotyped, unable to modify compassion fatigue in a society of information. A material or physical fact, as familiar as the Auschwitz tattoo or as rare as the memo- rial objects meticulously described by Marianne Hirsch and Leo Spitzer, has its...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (3): 439–469.
Published: 01 September 2003
... metaphorical conceptualizations of Truth 15 and Falsehood. Likewise, Tolstoy makes a conceptual jump in linking LIES ARE DE- VIATIONS and TRUTH IS INTERNAL with the image of the soul (dusha) or conscience (sovest’) as the ‘‘arrow of a compass’’ (strelka kompasa) that is activated when we...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (2): 255–288.
Published: 01 June 2011
... of empathy. Sympathy is now used in a more limited sense to describe pity or compassion for individuals in states of distress. I use the term empathy to avoid confusion with this modern notion of sympathy; however, when I discuss Elizabeth Gaskell’s use of sympathy in the sec- ond half of this paper...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (1-2): 205–230.
Published: 01 June 2023
... cultures of speed and their concomitant attentional norms. 3 They treat the slowness that can accompany advanced age as a form of life whose pace and phenomenological affordances enable a heightened engagement with the external world as well as ethical behavior premised on compassion ( Tokyo...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (3): 521–591.
Published: 01 September 2011
... ( Lanham, MD : Lexington ). 2006 “ The Shores of Hybridity: Shakespeare and the Mediterranean ”, Literary Compass 3 ( 4 ): 896 – 913 . Carabine Deidre 2000 John Scottus Eriugena ( New York : Oxford University Press ). Carr L. Iacobini M. Dubeau M. C. Mazziotta...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 205–240.
Published: 01 June 2004
...- cept in psychology and combines the factors of social cognition and emo- tional effects into the understanding of and compassion for others while one is aware of the self/other distinction (ibid.: 185). Similarity may also be the basis of empathy, as comparison with one’s own past experience pos...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (3): 547–548.
Published: 01 September 2004
... in understanding experience by creating interpretive scenarios. In everyday life, these scenarios are often no more than micronarratives, though not less powerful for their short dura- tion and small compass. They can be much longer if the experience itself is long and complex. The same imagination develops...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (3): 548–550.
Published: 01 September 2004
... in understanding experience by creating interpretive scenarios. In everyday life, these scenarios are often no more than micronarratives, though not less powerful for their short dura- tion and small compass. They can be much longer if the experience itself is long and complex. The same imagination develops...