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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (1): 165–168.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Ellen Esrock Tendencies toward Embodiment in Word and Image Studies Ellen Esrock Language, Literature, and Communication, Rensselaer Polytechnic Ellen Spolsky, ed., Iconotropism: Turning toward Pictures. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 2004. 210 pp. Iconotropism...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 260–263.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Eyal Segal van den Oever Annie , ed., Ostrannenie: On “Strangeness” and the Moving Image; The History, Reception, and Relevance of a Concept . Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press , 2010 . 279 pp. © 2013 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2013 New Books...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (3): 423–470.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Daniel W. Gleason In this essay I investigate how image metaphors—metaphors that link one concrete object to another, such as “her spread hand was a starfish”—promote visualization in the reader. Focusing on image metaphors in Imagist poetry, I assert that the two terms (e.g., the hand...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 145–146.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Ribière and Jan Baetens, eds., Time, Narrative and the Fixed Image. Amster- dam: Rodopi, pp. The volume me, Narrative and the Fixed Image is a selection of essays (both in French and in English) from two international conferences...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 225–243.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., such as pictured and picture-less, mimetic and transformed, notional and actual, abbreviated and described, printed and screen, canonical artwork and non-art image, narrative and poetic ekphrasis, the introduction further discusses ekphrastic theories with a specific focus on their relevance to its practices...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 453–474.
Published: 01 June 2001
... and the image,respectively. The article then proceeds to explore the implications of the image, or the imaginary, as the “other” of the TRC narrative. It argues that the distinction between narrative and image in respect to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's testimony makes possible an understanding of her evasions...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (1): 27–57.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Emma Kafalenos Ekphrastic texts are usually published separately from the visual representations they re-represent. The relation between the text and the image is one of substitution: the text replaces the image. But when an ekphrastic response and the image that inspires it are placed next to each...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 403–423.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., particularly in terms of gender; they posit that art objects trigger unquenchable desire; and—most significantly—they attribute transformative power to such objects. By affirming the power of art images to improve empathy and relationality in their privileged viewers, the novels reauratize art, supplementing...
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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...
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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 (2018) 39 (2): 359–382.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Jolene Mathieson New media technologies have inaugurated the most recent and important shift in our understanding of word-image relations. While seminal studies of new media poetry ( Funkhouser 2012 ; Hayles 2006 , 2008 ) and its potentially ekphrastic properties ( Lindhé 2013 ) have been published...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (3): 433–463.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Elspeth Jajdelska; Christopher Butler; Steve Kelly; Allan McNeill; Katie Overy Vividness is used in a range of senses which often conflate the intensity of an experience with the accuracy of mental images. In this article we consider the vividness of responses to literary descriptions of faces...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 65–90.
Published: 01 March 2003
... as exemplifications of their own kind erases their“realness,” turning them into images in the public's perception. However, a totalization of the performance and of the display of circus traveling reifies the animal and human images and the circus image, with the effect of placing them out of social time...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 245–263.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., maieutic, hermeneutic, subversive, elegiac, and affective. Ekphrasis has undergone a new turn in our digital age and is even more widespread than before, since it is no longer confined to books. The word/image relationship has become more broadly part of our everyday life. This article argues...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (3): 597–614.
Published: 01 September 2019
..., center on recurring images in a manner consistent with the modern practice of mindfulness meditation. There is a significant overlap between the way meditation was understood by seventeenth-century Christians and the way it is understood by modern meditators in a secular and therapeutic context. Neurally...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 705–729.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Daniel Candel Readings of covert progression have expanded the study of rhetorical criticism but usually limit themselves to analyzing short stories. By analyzing Frank Miller’s 300 , this article extends covert progression to comics, a medium in which language and images crucially interact...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 March 2001
... on his institutional position; for Ducrot or Maingueneau, drawing on Aristotle, the image of the orator is built by the discourse itself. Analyzing political as well as literary texts, this essay takes into account the institutional position of the speaker; his “prior ethos” (the image his audience has...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (2): 305–347.
Published: 01 June 2005
... hypotheses, the author demonstrates how Breccia's drawings allow for a decoding that runs counter to the signification imposed by the Argentina junta of 1976-83. By recontextualizing the transfer to comics and by detaching the images from Poe's source text, the analysis diverges from traditional adaptation...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 311–330.
Published: 01 June 2006
... phenomenal experience—vivid perceptual images, deeply felt emotions, and bodily sensations—which are then integrated into episodic narratives, creating memory's second level. The core memories of atrocity are extraordinarily persistent—recent memories do not weaken or conceal them, and time does not diminish...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 93–121.
Published: 01 February 2017
..., as well as in interaction theory. However, the asymmetry of visual metaphor, in which concepts are depicted in images, is debated in the existing literature. The authors argue that the main reason behind this is that images lack an explicit copula (“X is Y”); so it is not always clear what a visual...