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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (3): 475–498.
Published: 01 September 2019
...M. Soledad Caballero; Aimee Knupsky The article considers how Joanna Baillie’s concept of “sympathetick curiosity” informs contemporary discussions about emotion regulation. By focusing on Baillie’s De Monfort (1798) and Orra (1812), the article argues that regulatory flexibility is a learned skill...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 187–204.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Patrick Colm Hogan Some recent writers on ethics, prominently Jonathan Haidt, have seen emotion and narrative as central to moral judgment and behavior. However, much of this work is not clear about the precise nature of emotion and narrative or the relation of the two to each other and to ethics...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (1): 129–169.
Published: 01 March 2011
... an emotionality that serves the whole letter’s commu- nicative goal of moving the correspondent (to action). The reporting mode, however, does not at all exclude evaluative and emotional elements, as suggested by Rehbein (unlike Sternberg). An example would be the following section of a letter...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (2): 377–384.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Press). 1992 “Telling in Time (II): Chronology, Teleology, Narrativity,” Poetics Today 13 : 463 -541. Emotions Induced by Narratives Emma Kafalenos Comparative Literature, Washington University in St. Louis Raphaël Baroni, La tension narrative: Suspense, curiosité, et surprise...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (1): 1–53.
Published: 01 March 2011
... and after World War I—including but not limited to Freudian psycho- analysis—had established a relationship between the narrative expression of emotionally charged experience and restoration of health, resting on a theory of emotions as suppressed impulses that could burst forth in a return...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (2): 235–253.
Published: 01 June 2011
... of fiction—George Eliot's Middlemarch —with his arguments in mind. Eliot's novel also raises issues about the way that narrative connects with emotions, issues that, I argue, illuminate the structure of narrative itself. © 2011 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2011 References...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (2): 323–348.
Published: 01 June 2011
... processes. Such evidence would indi- cate that a word’s affective semantics is not a consequence of but, rather, a component of its lexical activation” (ibid.: 95). Thus the early response to emotionally tinged words, such as gift or evil, puts an emotional framework in place for subsequent...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 281–299.
Published: 01 June 2020
... of musical theater from these geographically remote traditions to argue that use of historically problematic romances to explore the relationship of ethics, emotion, and reason resulted in novel depictions of attachment emotions as neither purely selfless “gut reactions” nor calculating facades. Scenes...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (2): 257–279.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., became the primary venue where the narratives and the emotions collected. Its intrinsic democratic character was utilized, and every testimony of emotion or witness was accepted as equally privileged, so a television witness had as much right to feel and express this emotion as an actual witness...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (1): 1–37.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Harris Friedberg Foremost theorist of the New Criticism, W. K. Wimsatt, inherits from the Romantics the desire to differentiate poetry from prose on essentialist rather than formal grounds. In I. A. Richards, a new antithesis between the symbolic or referential use of language and its emotive use...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 21–42.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Paul Hernadi Since prehistoric times literature has been serving two complementary functions: to expand the cognitive, emotive, and volitional horizons of human awareness and to integrate our beliefs, feelings, and desires within the fluid mentality required for survival in the complex social...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 363–391.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Michael Sinding This article draws together overlapping cognitive analyses of political thought, emotion, and language and shows how they can be supplemented with literary analyses of genre to illuminate the workings of the French Revolution debate of 1790s Britain. It focuses on enriching George...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (3): 559–577.
Published: 01 September 2019
... and empathetic emotions for an actual environment—the Appalachian Mountains—that is wounded and scarred. I argue that the novel’s protagonists allow readers to imaginatively experience what it is like to love an environment and then witness its destruction by mountaintop removal mining. Pancake’s decision...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (1): 55–79.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., paleoarchaeology, and neuroscience, this article describes five “proto-”aesthetic devices and three “principles of salience” that universally inhere in mother/infant interaction and that remain important substrates of emotional response to literature. The article argues that our sensitivity to some nonverbal...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (1): 81–106.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Darcia Narvaez Narratives are embedded in human biology. Each individual's emotional system is shaped by early experience and can be viewed as a biosocial personal grammar for the social life. A child builds a biosocial grammar initially from caregiver treatment. Caregivers and cultures help...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 205–240.
Published: 01 June 2004
... different objects of identification and from different kinds of cognitive and emotional effects. Three major results are presented and discussed. One outcome was the difference in autobiographical style between the two earliest periods of life(childhood and adolescence) and the last, most recent period...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 283–304.
Published: 01 June 2004
... to the time of the study. These consequences attest to the enduring power of emotional memory even when the viewer is aware that the response is to a large extent irrational. Possible reasons for these lingering effects are discussed. © 2004 by the Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2004...
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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 (2000) 21 (4): 751–781.
Published: 01 December 2000
... of their patterning. That is why visual patterning is not admitted in nonmanneristic styles. Cognitive poetics suggests that in the response to poetry, adaptive devices are turned to an aesthetic end. In a universe in which “the center cannot hold,” readers of poetry find pleasure not so much in the emotional...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (4): 581–609.
Published: 01 December 2002
... narrativity should cover the same range of emotional experiences as literary narrative. Here I argue that digital narrative should emancipate itself from literary models. But I also view narrative as a universal structure that transcends media. This article addresses the question of reconciling the inherent...