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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 225-243.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Renate Brosch This introduction briefly surveys the current expansion of ekphrasis in terms of genres, visual objects, modes of writing, and cues for reader response. Drawing on suggestions from the subsequent individual essays that provide categories for organizing the great variety of ekphrases...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 287-297.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Emma Kafalenos The proliferation of (copies of) images in recent decades facilitates viewing the image to which an ekphrastic text responds. Typically, I have argued previously ( Poetics Today 33, no. 1: 27–57), whenever readers of an ekphrasis view the visual artwork to which the ekphrasis is a...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 383-401.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Jessica Bundschuh In an Internet age dominated by network structures and visuality, contemporary ekphrastic critics and writers have felt prompted to question anew the value of ekphrasis to its readers. That is, it has become important to demarcate a site for ekphrasis’s continued cultural currency...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 299-318.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Mats Jansson Digital technologies entail new possibilities and challenges for the production and reception of ekphrasis. The ekphrastic poet is given the opportunity not only to write a poem “describing” a work of art, but to create a multimedial artwork involving several senses. In consequence...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (3): 551-605.
Published: 01 September 2001
... suggestive elements of the original image. This article begins with some methodological considerations regarding the musical equivalent of what literary scholars know as ekphrasis (see Spitzer 1962 [1955]; Hagstrum 1958; Krieger 1967,1992; Lund 1992 [1982]; Clüver 1989, 1997; Scott 1991, 1994; Mitchell 1992...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (1): 27-57.
Published: 01 March 2012
... other, the result is not redundancy. Rather, the juxtaposition draws attention to the polysemy of the image and to what I call the polysemy of looking. Ekphrasis that narrativizes, moreover, necessarily adds information to what is depicted, whereas ekphrasis that describes may add information but need...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 245-263.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Liliane Louvel This article aims at offering a reassessment of ekphrasis, expanding on the definitions in work by Tamar Yacobi and James A. W. Heffernan, to name only two. It aims to distinguish between different types of ekphrasis according to the various functions it may assume: narrativizing...
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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 (2018) 39 (2): 319-335.
Published: 01 June 2018
... techniques. Finally, a Japanese composer produced a musical composition in response to the poem and the artist’s book. It could be argued that poetry written in response to calligraphic marks is at the very limits of both mimesis and ekphrasis. However, I argue that it is precisely at such limits that...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 403-423.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Renate Brosch This article examines the uses of ekphrasis in recent popular novels, situated in a cultural economy in which there is great public interest in art objects and the world of artists, dealers, and collectors. Discussing novels by Siri Hustvedt, Thomas van Essen, Ali Smith, and Donna...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 711-749.
Published: 01 December 2000
... medium. My test case is a dramatic monologue in which the narrator manifests (un)reliability through verbalization of a visual artwork (through ekphrasis , in short). Here the difficulties of translating between media or art forms intersect with those of managing a quote within a quote. Semiotic and...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 337-357.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Danuta Fjellestad It is common to claim that the recent surge in scholarship on ekphrasis has been stimulated by the pervasive presence of the image in what is broadly—if vaguely—referred to as “new media.” However, also in the “old” medium of print and its primary embodiment, the codex, images now...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 1-52.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Tamar Yacobi As in my previous work, I define ekphrasis (following up Meir Sternberg’s quotation theory) as intermedial quotation or re-presentation (representation in the second degree). My focus here is on the intersection of two of its less common forms: Double Exposure and the Museum Book...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 359-382.
Published: 01 June 2018
... in recent years, the close relationship between digital poetry and ekphrasis has yet to be convincingly theorized. This article focuses on new media poetry and the digital strategies it utilizes in the ekphrastic remediation of art images. Digital media may be unique in its ability to create highly...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 425-427.
Published: 01 June 2018
... the Swedish modernist Sven Alfons. He has published a selection of Eliot’s literary criticism in Swedish translation, and has coedited English and Nordic Modernisms (2002), European and Nordic Modernisms (2004), and Nordic Responses (2014). His latest publication is on ekphrasis in Swedish poetry...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (4): 577.
Published: 01 December 2015
... in the literature department in Tel Aviv University. She has written on (un)reliability, narrative communication, ekphrasis and intermedial relations, the communicative structure of metaphor, and on the poetics of Henry James, Isak Dinesen, and Dan Pagis in Poetics Today, Style, and other...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (3-4): 507-508.
Published: 01 December 2012
... TheCasefortheEnglishDolnik;or,HowNottoIntroduce Prosody 1 Kafalenos, Emma The Polysemy of Looking: Reading Ekphrasis alongside Images in Calvino’s Castle of Crossed Destinies and Vargas Llosa’s In Praise of the Stepmother 27 Landy...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (2): 349.
Published: 01 June 2005
... (1996). Currently she is editor of PartialAnswers:AJournalofLiteratureandthe History of Ideas. Tamar Yacobi teaches in the Department of Poetics and Comparative Literature at Tel Aviv University, Israel. She has written on narrative theory, the narrator’s (un)reliability, and ekphrasis in Poetics...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 279-280.
Published: 01 June 2013
... University. She has written on ekphrasis, the narrator’s (un)reliability, narrative communication, the poetics of Henry James, Isak Dinesen, and Dan Pagis in Poetics Today, Style, and other journals and collections. Among her recent publications is “Metaphors in Context: The Communicative Structure of...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 783.
Published: 01 December 2000
... Theory of Cognitive Poetics and Poetic Rhythm: Structure and Performance— An Empirical Study in Cognitive Poetics Tamar Yacobi teaches in the Department of Poetics and Comparative Literature at Tel Aviv University. Her publications include studies in ekphrasis, narrative theory, and the (un...