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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (2): 245–275.
Published: 01 June 2008
... attempting to enrich a poem's setting in its cultural context, the other attempting to complicate a poem's relation to its literary background. For the former, I attempt to read Donne's “Valediction: Forbidding Mourning” with the combination of attention to nonliterary texts contemporaneous with the poem...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (4): 499–528.
Published: 01 December 2015
... the reader's task by reducing fictional mediation to a minimum. Their norms are (a) conventional in cultural context; (b) explicitly formulated by (c) a speaker who would appear, or has proved, reliable. This transparent communication is favored by popular literature and by didactic or strongly ideological...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (3): 455–478.
Published: 01 September 2022
... narratology rhetorical narrative theory genre theory contextual narratology cultural context historical context In 2017 Sharon Dodua Otoo, a Black British expat, won one of German-language literature's most prestigious awards, the Ingeborg Bachmann Prize. To an extent, introducing her this way runs...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (3): 403–460.
Published: 01 September 2011
... to understand literary and cultural texts both in their own right and in the context of other... systems; to develop advanced theories of literature, communication, and culture, and advanced methods of research; and to integrate the study of literature within the evolving larger field of the human sciences...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 65–90.
Published: 01 March 2003
... order,particularly vis-à-vis the crisis of the premodern Culture/Nature paradigm. A lion act presents the Culture/Nature opposition, that is, human trainer, props, routines versus animals, in the context of circus traveling(fieldwork carried out in 1975-79).The circus display of both animals and humans...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 43–62.
Published: 01 March 2002
... if not a conflict always exists between what can be learned from vision and from, say, words or between words and touch, a cultural historian will have to understand the historical/ideological/cultural context in order to gain insight into the question of why any particular intermodular conflict (itself...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 303–323.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Einspruch’s Der Bris Khadoshe 311 Khadoshe and as Henry on the English title page; Krelenbaum used the same name in both languages. In this cultural context, Krelenbaum may have considered Saul’s Greek name worthy of mention but felt no need to use the name Paul more than once. The Hebrew name, prefaced...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 393–412.
Published: 01 June 2017
... psychosomatic perceptual patterns which are used on all levels of speech reception in cultural and political contexts. This makes rhetorically conspicuous texts efficient as stimulus material for empirical research into neurocognitive modeling of how poetic texts are read. Adaptations as revisitations of prior...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 287–308.
Published: 01 June 2022
... for caution vis-à-vis the use of personal stories as straightforward reflections of experience (e.g. Atkinson 1997 ; Atkinson and Delamont 2006 ; Atkinson 2009 ; Woods 2011 ). Instead, the importance of situating constructions of the narrative self in their social, cultural, and political contexts...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 641–668.
Published: 01 December 2020
... different meanings depending on the context and is a complex physical, linguistic, and cultural phenomenon. The article concludes that Müller both relies on and defamiliarizes the tentative yet motivated association between space and voice. Defamiliarization of Spatial Metaphors for Voice in the Work...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 475–513.
Published: 01 June 2001
... with an opportunity to redefine the popular dimension of education and entertainment, not only at home or in multiple regional and international contexts abroad but also in relation to ongoing debates in anthropology, media studies, and education about how, what, and why different cultural practices are locally...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 235–253.
Published: 01 June 2017
... to the interdisciplinary field of cognitive studies a reservoir of potential insights into the embodied interconnectivity of cognitive process together with a critical language which is enactive, context oriented, sensitive to the conditions of live cultural ecologies. The essay features textual examples drawn from...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (2): 309–351.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Wigfall Green 1931, Harding 1973, Hornsby 1988, Hudson 1996, Milsom 1981. 334 Poetics Today 29:2 to consider further the cultural context offered by the milieu of law clerks. Clerks and lawyers are interlinked in Beryn when Geoffrey ironically sug- gests that both categories of men, hence...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (4): 669–712.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of loss” (although said in different context), can be fairly applied to the history of such archival documents as samizdat. This particular case can serve as an example of how cultural heritage can be endangered primarily as a direct result of political and ideological causes and how the power...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 365–389.
Published: 01 June 2001
...”in the context of the overwhelmingly realist dominant of South African literary culture in English. I suggest that South African literary critics of both liberal and radical orientations have been unwitting partners in a commonly held instrumentalist concept of language. A clear regime of meaning may...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (3): 607–650.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Ruth HaCohen Sympathy , in the sense of the ability to suffer with or for the other, entered English usage toward the end of the sixteenth century. This marks an important moment in Western culture, the birth of a new artistic sensibility nourished by the Aristotelian notion of poetic compassion...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (1): 33–60.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Karen Alkalay-Gut The impersonal and elitist poetry of modernism, with its demand for knowledge of culture in a historical context and its tendencies toward academic exclusivity, is the total antithesis of the democratic, emotional,and affective goals of rock, with its vague, raw hunger...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (4): 713–733.
Published: 01 December 2008
..., in the Soviet Union itself, the term samizdat was used in a broader sense, to mean diverse phenomena of unofficial cultural production—not necessarily of literary origin or dissident politics. In this broader sense, the term may be used to describe music samizdat (also known as magnitizdat ), cinematic samizdat...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 171–186.
Published: 01 June 2020
... and affective science with a study of narrative universals (188). Using examples from Chinese, European, and Indian works, as well as from the current cultural and political discourse (e.g., Leeann Tweeden s accusation that Al Franken had groped her, without her consent, while she was asleep, in the context...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (3): 327–346.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Matthew Wickman Postsecular thought and criticism involves heightened attention to religious feeling as well as to religious practices. Such feeling, often described as spirituality, enjoys broad cultural currency, though it is far less frequently an object of scholarly attention in the humanities...