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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 (2014) 35 (3): 486–489.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Eyal Segal Zunshine Lisa , Getting inside Your Head: What Cognitive Science Can Tell Us about Popular Culture . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press , 2012 . xiii + 217 pp . © 2015 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2015 New Books at a Glance Deborah...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (1): 133–151.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., and the group Synthesis, a more coherent formation that had a longer and more turbulent history. I explore the uniqueness of Bulgarian late Communist culture that, unlike its Soviet bloc counterparts, was never truly dissident in character. I seek to reveal why Bulgarian intelligentsia proved incapable...
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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 (2003) 24 (4): 673–694.
Published: 01 December 2003
... for Poetics and Semiotics 2003 Barroll, Leeds, ed. 2000 “Symposium: Material Culture,” Shakespeare Studies 28 : 123 -264. Birkerts, Sven 1994 The Gutenberg Elegies:The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age (New York: Fawcett Columbine). Bolusset, Philippe 1998 “Pere andMere: Unequals...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (3): 418–421.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Eyal Segal Morson Gary Saul ., The Words of Others: From Quotations to Culture . New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2011 . xi + 340 pp. © 2013 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2013 New Books at a Glance Frederick Aldama, ed., Analyzing World Fiction...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 213–233.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of which we find records in the cultural archive. The eight case studies collected in this special issue can be read as explorations of the historical variety of these lived negotiations. © 2017 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2017 situated cognition cognition in the wild extended...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 605–634.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Luc Herman; Bart Vervaeck This essay aims to clarify how literary and nonliterary narratives function in society and culture. To reach this broad goal, it first presents a general framework inspired by the French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu and the American New Historicist Stephen Greenblatt...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 149–172.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Dorothee Birke Abstract While the internet is often seen as having destroyed book culture, this article is interested in those areas in our contemporary media environment where book and internet culture actually converge. Focusing on the example of BookTube, the author examines how book culture...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 597–614.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., this act plays on a formative underlying nature/culture structural opposition that is then subverted by circus culture only to be shown, in the end, to be part of the very bourgeois order it was supposed to challenge. I sketch out Carmeli's analysis of how the lions, Sidney Howes the trainer...
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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 (3): 473–494.
Published: 01 September 2016
... for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 cultural memory dystopian fiction future utopia References Assmann Jan 2008 “Communicative and Cultural Memory,” in Cultural Memory Studies: An International and Interdisciplinary Handbook , edited by Erll Astrid Nünning Ansgar , 109...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (3): 671–689.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., Colonies, and Critics: The Ethics and Politics of Postcolonial Joyce Studies,” Cultural Critique 35 : 81 -104. Deane, Seamus 1990 “Joyce the Irishman,”in The Cambridge Companion to James Joyce , edited by Derek Attridge (New York: Cambridge University Press). Eagleton, Terry 1995 Heathcliff...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 63–89.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Reuven Tsur This article explores issues of versification as an epitome of cultural programs. It is devoted to the question of how cognitive processes shape and constrain cultural and literary forms. It assumes that the generation of culture is governed by adaptation devices exploited for cultural...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (3): 570–574.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of information and communication (NTIC) on cultural stereotypes in mu- seums and exhibitions of the fine arts. She inquires if and how a virtual visit adapts the stereotypes attached to a consecrated, almost sacred place...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (3): 489–512.
Published: 01 September 2002
... studies doxa across historical, cultural, and ideological issues in discourse and more specifically discourse endowed with a legitimizing power and a pedagogical vocation. One of the objectives of this study is to show that the neutrality of dictionary is only apparent: self-evidence is a cultural...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (2): 247–249.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Eyal Segal Toker Leona , Towards the Ethics of Form in Fiction: Narratives of Cultural Remission . Columbus : Ohio State University Press , 2010 . x + 240 pp . © 2012 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2012 New Books at a Glance Nele Bemong, Pieter Borghart...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 265–285.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Gabriele Rippl This article takes as its starting point the conspicuous ekphrastic nature of many contemporary Anglophone transcultural novels and asks about their engagement with ekphrasis as a self-reflexive writing mode delving into implicit power relations, cultural hierarchies, and the media...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (1): 167–169.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Brian Richardson Copyright © 2019 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2019 Birke Dorothee , Writing the Reader: Configurations of a Cultural Practice in the English Novel . Berlin : de Gruyter , 2016 . xi + 256 pp. ...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (3): 317–326.
Published: 01 September 2020
... Rosi . 2008 . “ In Spite of the Times: The Postsecular Turn in Feminism .” Theory, Culture, and Society 25 , no. 6 : 1 – 24 . Braidotti Rosi Blaagaard Bolette de Graauw Tobijn Eva Midden , eds. 2014 . Transformations of Religion and the Public Sphere...