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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 163–188.
Published: 01 February 2017
... argues is “a kind of discordia concors ; a combination of dissimilar images.” Through both a cognitive-literary and an empirical study of the metaphors in Donne's poems “The Bait” and “The Flea,” the authors discuss the grotesque nature of his poetic imagery as constituting “a clash of incompatibles...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 317–339.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., a productive grotesque, is an archetype. However, with the support of some recent hypotheses in evolutionary anthropology and biology, the article refurbishes the term archetype for reuse, recognizing that it signals a painful cognitive failure. The cognitive perspective allows us to understand how our brains...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (4): 589–630.
Published: 01 December 2023
... Raffaello Gualterotti and an engraved grotesque ornament by Heinrich Aldegrever. guy1tal1@hotmail.com Copyright © 2023 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2023 metamorphosis magic Circe grotesques witch The belief that a witch's pact with the devil to acquire supernatural...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 February 2017
... Galt 1982 On the Grotesque: Strategies of Contradiction in Art and Literature ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press ). Indurkhya Bipin 2006 “Emergent Representations, Interaction Theory, and the Cognitive Force of Metaphor,” New Ideas in Psychology 24 : 133 – 62...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 675–685.
Published: 01 December 2016
... a comparable case for the portraits of the rape/ suicide of Lucretia as repeated attempts to give visual expression to the irresolvable conflict between the demands of honor and the desire to live. The most brazen art of the irreconcilable is the grotesque, which Spolsky discusses as both playful images...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (4): 713–763.
Published: 01 December 2001
... echoes, Clarke’s style is comparatively vulgar and grotesque. Shelley’s ‘‘My eyes are full of blood’’ becomes ‘‘My eyes weep pus Clarke’s Beatrice refers directly to her womb, which is not even figura- tively signified in Shelley, and her diction degrades almost at once from the learned and allusive I...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (2): 291–326.
Published: 01 June 2002
... to the vain pretensions of the mighty), and the use of the grotesque. Menippean comparisons, emerging 13 through an array of deflationary methods, are characteristically reductive. Menippean discourse evolved throughout the classical...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (1-2): 207–208.
Published: 01 June 2014
... Duras society. Ste´phanie Vanasten is a lecturer in Dutch literature at Universite´ catholique de Louvain. Her PhD was a comparative study of the grotesque in the work of Gu¨nter Grass and Hugo Claus. Her current research focuses on the position of Dutch literature from Belgium, especially...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (4): 637–664.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Russkii formalizm: Metodologicheskaia rekonstruktsiia razvitiia na osnove printsipa ostraneniia (Moscow: Yazyki russkoi kul'tury). Haynes, Deborah J. 1995 Bakhtin and the Visual Arts (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press). Hitchcock, Peter 1998 “The Grotesque of the Body Electric...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 751–781.
Published: 01 December 2000
... . Stanford, W. B. 1942 “Synaesthetic Metaphor,” Comparative Literature Studies 6 –7: 26 -30. Stevens, Wallace 1965 Selected Poems (London: Faber and Faber). Sypher, Wylie 1955 Four Stages of Renaissance Style (Garden City, NY: Anchor). Thomson, Philip 1972 The Grotesque (London...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 535–547.
Published: 01 September 2005
... aspects of religious and mystic poetry (Chapters 7 and 8), and the grotesque (Chapter 10). Chapter 11 compares the ways in which two texts, one by the eleventh-century poet Ibn Gabirol and one by the seventeenth-century poet Milton, achieve very different effects through their choice of one of two...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (4): 665–675.
Published: 01 December 2023
... contradictions, grotesques, inconsistencies,” and André Breton, the leader of the Surrealist movement, often used a quote from the poet Comte de Lautréamont's “Les chants de Maldoror” to express the hybrid spirit of Surrealist dislocation: “Beautiful as the chance meeting on a dissecting-table of a sewing...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 143–144.
Published: 01 March 2003
... of these narratives deal with the gulag as ‘‘Room taboo others present both the ‘‘zone’’ (the camps) and the ‘‘larger zone’’ (the USSR) allegorically, through dystopian satire and the grotesque, which frequently involves the realization of somatic...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 145–146.
Published: 01 March 2003
... of these narratives deal with the gulag as ‘‘Room taboo others present both the ‘‘zone’’ (the camps) and the ‘‘larger zone’’ (the USSR) allegorically, through dystopian satire and the grotesque, which frequently involves the realization of somatic...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 146–147.
Published: 01 March 2003
... of these narratives deal with the gulag as ‘‘Room taboo others present both the ‘‘zone’’ (the camps) and the ‘‘larger zone’’ (the USSR) allegorically, through dystopian satire and the grotesque, which frequently involves the realization of somatic...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (4): 505–511.
Published: 01 December 2023
.... The Middle Ages and the Renaissance of Western Europe, produced hybrids in the form of monsters, grotesques, and combinations of animals. Today visual hybrids can be found in all corners of the globe, ranging from the traditional cultures of New Guinea and the Amazon all the way to postmodern art...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 383–397.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., Stryjkowski does not use Yiddish expressions that most Polish read- ers would associate with Yiddish but that do not have a grotesque effect, for example, lekhaim, sholem aleikhem, gut shabes, mazl tov. Instead of them, he uses literal Polish renderings, for example, na zdrowie (to health), dobrej soboty...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 65–90.
Published: 01 March 2003
... modern fair, anthropomorphic Culture/Nature reversals were thought of as ‘‘Nature’s wonders ‘‘curiosities as well as grotesque playful displays of showmen’s trickery (a famous example is the fair’s presentations of the ‘‘talking’’ pig...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (1): 33–60.
Published: 01 March 2000
... is a flame-white disc in silken mists above shining trees, - if I in my north room dance naked, grotesquely before my mirror...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (4): 713–733.
Published: 01 December 2008
... language forms and an affectionate tone; they developed a scruffy style of dress, the central feature of which was the ubiquitous stripy sailor’s shirt; when encountering one another, they ges- ticulated grotesquely and performed lengthy rituals of bear hugging, back patting, and cheek kissing...