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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 299–321.
Published: 01 June 2001
... difficult by wide-scale language death during the twentieth century and the accompanying death of cultural traditions. In the case of the first people of South Africa, the bushmen, this process was further complicated by their depiction in museum exhibits and displays as “living fossils,”alienated from...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 597–614.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Benjamin and the Arcades Project (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press). 1992 “Aesthetics and Anesthetics: Walter Benjamin's Artwork Essay Reconsidered,” October 62 ( Fall ): 3 -41. Carmeli, Yoram S. 2003 “Lion on Display: Culture, Nature, and Totality in a Circus Performance,” Poetics Today 24...
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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 (2020) 41 (4): 503–537.
Published: 01 December 2020
... display, by means of modifications, or what are called in the article lit mods . Thus, the article proposes an approach for a more informed reading and understanding of digital kinetic poems, since they are ever-changing events. Finally, it locates the work’s aural and performative versions in a cultural...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 413–433.
Published: 01 June 2001
... the entire enterprise highly ironic; the racialized unconscious ultimately on display is that of the analyst rather than his subject. Rather than assimilating the native subject then, psychoanalysis finds itself exposed in a setting conceived as alien. As a complex cultural text, Black Hamlet actively lends...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (2): 303–336.
Published: 01 June 2007
... for a new way of life in a new community for the inner self who is truly seeking God. Thus, like Augustine before and Rousseau after him, Abelard writes about his own life with a philosophical aim: to display the nature of what it is to be human and to make claims about how human life ought to be lived...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 155–179.
Published: 01 March 2016
... such as Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o's A Grain of Wheat , this essay suggests, also display a narrative “we” that transgresses the conventional postcolonial center/periphery paradigm. Here the first-person plural voice becomes a marker of multidirectional inclusions and demarcations, equally highlighting the internal...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 163–188.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Chanita Goodblatt; Joseph Glicksohn In the introduction to his 1912 edition of John Donne's poetry, Herbert J. C. Grierson writes of “the vein of sheer ugliness which runs through his work, presenting details that seem merely and wantonly repulsive.” What is more, Donne displays what Samuel Johnson...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 615–623.
Published: 01 September 2006
... in reading and commenting on my ‘‘Lion on Display: Culture, Nature, and Totality in a Circus Performance’’ (2003). Little establishes a generalized claim to an ethnographer’s authority in the opening sentences of his text and uses a rhetoric of ‘‘we can now see’’ in the article’s conclusion. However...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 193–206.
Published: 01 June 2021
... consecutive frames to reduce the overall rate of data and thus display moving elements without disturbing a presumed viewer's illusion of continuity and contiguity. They fold slowness into the representation of movement, yet they do so at a level meant to pass what designers and their algorithms consider...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (4): 657–684.
Published: 01 December 2002
.... In particular, I will be arguing that Evelyn Waugh goes some way toward capturing the complex dynamics of multiparty talk but also displays considerable artistry in the way in which he shapes and molds that talk to comic effect. Another reason for the concentration on ‘‘duologues of personal encounter...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (4): 699–705.
Published: 01 December 2002
.... On the level of the represented world, omniscience is possessed by God—in a marked contrast to the epistemological limitations of the human char- acters. On the level of discourse, omniscience is displayed by the biblical narrator, who relies on the convention of divine inspiration. In a cultural...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (4): 867–868.
Published: 01 December 2001
... of mentioned earlier, and on Moore’s prosody, in particular her experimentation with syllabic verse Hollander often displays in these essays an acute sensitivity to the special ways poetic language is organized and the manner in which such organization influences perceptions of reality. This kind...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (4): 707–717.
Published: 01 December 2002
... and Semiotics. 708 Poetics Today 23:4 narrative worlds—between the extremes of immersion (feeling as if we are members of the displayed or signified fictional domain) and interactivity (self-aware or un-self-aware engagement with or manipulation of the sig- nifiers that give rise to the corresponding...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (4): 685–697.
Published: 01 December 2002
... progress over the last decades. Its theoretical ‘‘tool kit’’ has been constantly refined, adapted to both new developments in fiction writing and new insights into older works. Yet a number of features in the models that are usually brought to the narrato- logical analysis of ‘‘storytelling’’ display...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (4): 633–656.
Published: 01 December 2002
... Identifier/Attribute Passive Total . Note: Values are percentages. 646 Poetics Today 23:4 In the example below, (a) and (b) display Porpentine’s introduction in the opening paragraphs of ‘‘Under the Rose’’ and V...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (3): 401–403.
Published: 01 September 2013
... the central, sym- pathetic figures of Walter Hartright and Marian Halcombe) oppose those who display an unquestioning or uncritical attitude toward reality. Levine also discusses how suspense can produce a pleasurable effect, claiming that such an effect “might provoke the same feeling as an erotic pursuit...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (3): 404–407.
Published: 01 September 2013
... the central, sym- pathetic figures of Walter Hartright and Marian Halcombe) oppose those who display an unquestioning or uncritical attitude toward reality. Levine also discusses how suspense can produce a pleasurable effect, claiming that such an effect “might provoke the same feeling as an erotic pursuit...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (3): 408–411.
Published: 01 September 2013
... the central, sym- pathetic figures of Walter Hartright and Marian Halcombe) oppose those who display an unquestioning or uncritical attitude toward reality. Levine also discusses how suspense can produce a pleasurable effect, claiming that such an effect “might provoke the same feeling as an erotic pursuit...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (3): 411–414.
Published: 01 September 2013
... the central, sym- pathetic figures of Walter Hartright and Marian Halcombe) oppose those who display an unquestioning or uncritical attitude toward reality. Levine also discusses how suspense can produce a pleasurable effect, claiming that such an effect “might provoke the same feeling as an erotic pursuit...