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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (4): 575–595.
Published: 01 December 2021
..., and their corporeal and ideological ramifications have been crucial especially in the long tradition of the carnivalesque—most importantly in the novels of François Rabelais (1494–1553). 1 The common ground shared between cuisine and language, or food and literature—and the process of digestion that both involve...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 March 2022
... Almanach des gourmands (1803), Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin's Physiologie du goût (1825), Antonin Carême's L'art de la cuisine Française (1833–34), and Auguste Escoffier's Le guide culinaire (1903). 5. Studies on food in literature have of course already identified other uses of eating...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (4): 753–755.
Published: 01 December 2011
... that are no longer relevant to us” (ibid Two major obstructions of this kind, the editors claim, involve the placement of Lazarillo within the generic and historical frameworks of the picaresque novel and of the “golden age” of Spanish literature. Besides the dubious validity of the cate- gories themselves...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (4): 755–758.
Published: 01 December 2011
... the placement of Lazarillo within the generic and historical frameworks of the picaresque novel and of the “golden age” of Spanish literature. Besides the dubious validity of the cate- gories themselves, this has the unfortunate consequence of “suggesting, against all evidence, that the original...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (4): 758–760.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of this kind, the editors claim, involve the placement of Lazarillo within the generic and historical frameworks of the picaresque novel and of the “golden age” of Spanish literature. Besides the dubious validity of the cate- gories themselves, this has the unfortunate consequence of “suggesting...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 353–383.
Published: 01 June 2006
... in Contemporary Art, Literature, and Theory (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press). van Alphen, Ernst, 2005 Art in Mind: How Contemporary Images Shape Thought (Chicago: University of Chicago Press). Yacobi, Tamar 2002 “Ekphrasis in the Service of Time: The Case of Dan Pagis,” Interfaces, II 19...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (3): 611–612.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., Transformations, edited by Anouk Lang. Robert Appelbaum is senior lecturer in Renaissance studies at Lancaster Univer- sity in Lancaster, England. His most recent book is Aguescheeck’s Beef, Belch’s Hiccup, and Other Gastronomic Interjections: Literature, Culture, and Food among the Early Moderns (2006). He...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (2): 237–295.
Published: 01 June 2003
... to assess the skepticism that is routinely directed toward those who use cognitive science to interpret literature. More precisely, I argue that the originary function of the symbolic sign is the deferral of lower-level indexical reference strategies. This originary anthropological function is most clearly...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (1): 55–79.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Ellen Dissanayake Despite its long oral and unrecorded history, literature means for most people printed texts and reading. Yet shades of this preliterate past remain and continue to affect our responses to written literary forms today. Studies of mothers' interactions with prelinguistic infants...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (2): 251–289.
Published: 01 June 2002
...). Svensson, Martin 1999 “A Second Look at theGreat Preface on the Way to a New Understanding of Han Dynasty Poetics,” Chinese Literature, Essays, Articles, Reviews(CLEAR) 21 : 1 -33. Thompson, Stuart E. 1988 “Death, Food, and Fertility,” in Watson & Rawski 1988 : 71 -108. Tiffany, Daniel...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 233–253.
Published: 01 June 2013
... ). Easterlin Nancy 2000 “ Psychoanalysis and ‘The Discipline of Love,’ ” Philosophy and Literature 24 ( 2 ): 261 – 79 . Esrock Ellen J. 2004 “ Embodying Literature ,” Journal of Consciousness Studies 11 ( 5-6 ): 79 – 89 . 2007 “ Tendencies toward Embodiment in Word and Image...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 March 2021
... of art. Dorota Koczanowicz s chapter argues that, since the shape of society depends to a large extent on norms ingrained in our eating habits, transform- ing those habits through art could lead to a transformation of society itself. Among her chosen examples are food performances by Rikrit Taravanija...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (3): 543–559.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Witness or the Vicissitudes of Listening,” in Testimony: Crises of Witnessing in Literature, Psychoanalysis, and History , by Shoshana Felman and Dori Laub (New York: Routledge). Lejeune, Philippe 1975 Le pacte autobiographique (Paris: Seuil). McCourt, Frank 1996 Angela's Ashes (New York...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 763–767.
Published: 01 December 2017
... into her argument sustained dia- logues with a host of important critics — many of them outside the field of Russian literature — such as Watt, Alex Woloch, Michael McKeon, Cather- ine Gallagher, Mikhail Bakhtin, Wayne Booth, Tzvetan Todorov, and Dor- rit Cohn. (Disappointingly absent is Charles...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (2): 255–288.
Published: 01 June 2011
...' criteria for similarity. In an extended case study of Elizabeth Gaskell's novel Mary Barton: A Tale of Manchester Life (1848), I argue that Victorian social-problem literature thematizes empathy across difference and that the self-conscious treatment of cultural difference is particularly helpful...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (4): 713–733.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Alexei Yurchak The Russian term samizdat originally referred to self-published literature that was forbidden by or at least unavailable in the Soviet state, circulated through unofficial channels, and represented certain views that were alternative to the official ideology of that state. Sometimes...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 331–351.
Published: 01 June 2006
... physical labor inside or outside the ghetto, live in overcrowded quarters, or withstand the winter cold without heat- ing and adequate clothing were all dependent on health conditions. Nutri- tion was also a critical factor, as almost everyone experienced shortage of food and many starved to death...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (2): 327–350.
Published: 01 June 2002
...,” in Conversation: An Interdisciplinary Perspective , edited by Derek Roger and Peter Bull, 21 -47 (Clevedon: Multilingual Matters). Herman, David 2001 “Style Shifting in Edith Wharton's The House of Mirth,” Language and Literature 10 : 61 -77. 2002 Story Logic: Problems and Possibilities of Narrative...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (4): 653–671.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Derek Attridge The distinctive ethical force of literature inheres not in the fictional world portrayed but in the handling of language whereby that fictional world is brought into being. Literary works that resist the immediacy and transparency of language— as is the case in modernist writing—thus...
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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...