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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 253–279.
Published: 01 June 2021
...? And are these technologies affecting assignments and student reading patterns in other ways? This article begins by arguing for the relevance of long-form reading and then reviews prior research on how much assigned reading students in higher education report completing. With these findings as background, university faculty...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (1): 59–79.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Neil Vallelly Literary studies are living a nomadic existence on the margins of the neoliberal university, forced to adapt to the needs of more profitable disciplines and the insidious marketization of higher education to find an intellectual home. By drawing on Rosi Braidotti’s nomadic theory...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 335–359.
Published: 01 June 2004
... than did women for secondary and higher education. 2. Oberlin had opened its doors to women in 1837, but by 1857 only 20 women had entered the Collegiate Department, while 299 took the ‘‘ladies course’’ instead. Mary Sharp College in Tennessee (1851) may be the first true ‘‘college’’ for women...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (1): 167–169.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Hardy Journal, the Routledge Companion to Queer Theory and Modernism, and the V21 Collective. His public writ- ing has appeared in Slate, the Nation, the Chronicle of Higher Education, the Point, the Hedgehog Review, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and elsewhere. DanielWilliams is assistant professor...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (4): 641–671.
Published: 01 December 2003
... “The Decline and Fall of Literature,” NewYork Review of Books , November 4, 32 -38. Dickstein, Morris 2003 “Literary Theory and Historical Understanding,” Chronicle of Higher Education , May 23, B7 . Dionne, Craig 1992 “ Reading New Historicism: A Genealogy of the Theoretical Pretexts...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (1): 135–158.
Published: 01 March 2019
... “ Beyond Critical Thinking .” Chronicle of Higher Education . January 3 . Ryle Gilbert 1971 “ The Thinking of Thoughts: What Is La Penseur Doing? ” In Collected Papers , vol. 2 , Collected Essays (1929 – 1968) . London : Hutchinson . Sedgwick Eve Kosofsky 2003 “ Paranoid...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (2): 257–279.
Published: 01 June 2005
... of Higher Education , November 23, chronicle.com/free/v48/i13/13b00701.htm . Seuss, Diane 2002 “Falling Man,” in Heyen 2002 : 350 . Smith, Dinitia 2001 “The Eerily Intimate Power of Poetry to Console,” New York Times , October 1, www.nytimes.com/2001/10/01/arts/01POEMS.html . Smith, Rosalynne...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 131–147.
Published: 01 June 2021
... of how reading in a digital age compares with earlier modes of reading. 8 Their article focuses on higher education in the United States and Norway, where the authors have observed a clear decline in so-called long-form reading. Baron and Mangen use the information gleaned from their interviews...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 475–513.
Published: 01 June 2001
...—This Book Makes Me to Think 477 This educational and social crisis has been exacerbated as nongovernmen- tal organizations (NGOs), such as the South African Council on Higher Education (SACHED) and Pro-Matriculation (PROMAT), which had re- sponded to the implosion of the school system after the Soweto...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 241–263.
Published: 01 June 2004
... the actions and outcomes in the novel, he is also able to reflect upon his own life. Is this behavior typical for a male as opposed to a female reader? Is it typical for a middle-aged man with a higher education and—by traditional standards—an unconventional life (father of two children but never mar...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 35–59.
Published: 01 February 2017
... components of this space: distance of concepts A and B, varieties of distances (namely, those unique to the concepts themselves and those that are descriptive of higher-order relations), the density of space in which A and B reside, and the nature of such space for concrete and abstract concepts. The authors...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 331–351.
Published: 01 June 2006
... in Poland’s system of higher education (Falstein 1963: 105). Nevertheless, the above-mentioned organizations were instrumental in providing public health services. TOZ worked in coopera- tion with each Judenrat, and until the end of 1941, it enjoyed the support of the JDC. Conventional Documentation...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (4): 563–603.
Published: 01 December 2013
... at Strauss’s unusual reading of the culmination of Socrates’s great speech (Diotima on the “higher mysteries”) alongside Alkibiades’s speech in the Symposium as representing Plato’s “poetic presentation of philosophy.” The essay becomes more critical as it proceeds. Strauss’s reading of the Symposium , like...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 205–240.
Published: 01 June 2004
... that they are not representative of young adults in general! We have to bear in mind that they constitute a select group, as they share a background of higher education and reading motivation. But it is precisely this group that is able to show us how reading can become meaningful. 2.2. Aspects of Autobiographical Memory...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 357–382.
Published: 01 September 2014
...; Captain Willem Ysbrantsz Bontekoe commanded a merchant ship, the New Hoorn, for the Dutch East India Company in 1619; and this emperor’s daughter existed h only in the fantasy tales of Rabbi Nahman ben Sim_a of Bratslav, represent- ing a higher reality...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 501–568.
Published: 01 September 2006
... (ibid.: 46). Moreover, an aesthetic function—a work of art’s self-focusing effect—cannot be separated from other (educational, critical, religious, or ethical) functions, but the various functions interconnect in a changing hierarchy of dominance. A work dominated by a religious func- tion in one...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 711–749.
Published: 01 December 2000
.... The perspectives built into the visual discourse (painter versus beholder, e.g., the cunning Olympian smith as against the viewing Thetis, the mother of the recipient Achilles) are thereby translated and incorpo- rated into the verbal discourse about that discourse. Larger and higher-level anyway than...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (3): 373–422.
Published: 01 September 2009
... indisputably “varies” according to how “casualty” (i.e., chance or accident) and “intention” (i.e., education) dictate, then in what sense is equality a natural condition? Or more exactly, in what sense is the political theory of equality derivable from cognitive “first principles” or “an essence...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (4): 653–682.
Published: 01 December 2007
..., and the Netherlands) read three texts of different degrees of complexity and evaluated them on a number of variables. Subsequently, they re-read and evaluated the texts once more. The hypothesis was that complex texts would be rated higher on a second than on a first reading; the opposite was predicted for the text...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (3): 347–367.
Published: 01 September 2020
... of cultural authority, as a professor of French literary history at the Sorbonne. When one looks closer, however, several factors undermine this authority: despite his role, Franc ois is con- temptuous of the humanities in higher education (Houellebecq 2016: 10); he admits he has never read a history book (85...