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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (2): 215–234.
Published: 01 June 2019
... of inference to the analysis of visual narratives begun to attract attention, mostly with regard to bridging hypotheses between panels on the level of narrative structure. This article, in contrast, addresses the general question of meaning construction at the level of narrative panels and even smaller units...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (3): 433–463.
Published: 01 September 2010
... in the light of the psychology of face perception and the neuroscience of the mirror neuron system. We distinguish between intensity of experience and accuracy of mental images and compare two models of reader response to descriptions: the jigsaw model (the reader constructs a mental image from items of verbal...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 65–90.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Yoram S. Carmeli This article deals with exclusion and the construction of periphery as modes of ritualizing and binding together a dominant social order. Under scrutiny is the peripheral British traveling circus and the way its traveling and performance define the margins of the modern fragmented...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (4): 683–794.
Published: 01 December 2007
... of omniscience appeared, often in response to it. Those neo-modernist challenges meet, multiply, and frequently run to extremes in Jonathan Culler's (2004) antitheistic critique, which accordingly presents an overall mirror-image to how and where and why omniscient narrative is (re)constructed. Nor is this key...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 267–292.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Joep Leerssen This article studies the notion of “national character” as it is formulated in literature and as it influences literary praxis. Starting from the insights of image studies or “imagology” (a comparatist specialism developed over the last five decades, mainly in France and Germany...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 89–127.
Published: 01 March 2001
... interacting with each other, they resist being reconciled into an organic whole. Consequently there is no totalization of space in an organic image of the whole. Due to the shift from representation to construction, the role of the temporal medium itself is radicalized. This sharpens the break...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 251–284.
Published: 01 June 2010
... though these paintings are constructed verbally, readers usually create a mental image of them by building on textual information. Mitchell (1994: 83), the “pictorial turn” theorist, has drawn attention to “the inextricable weaving together of rep- resentation and discourse...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 635–658.
Published: 01 December 2014
... by social forces, but New Historicism equally argues that a sense of autonomous self is often encoded within documents based on the discourse of power. Among such documents is the emblem, a conjunction of several texts and one image delivering a moral lesson. Using the theoretical framework of New...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 181–213.
Published: 01 March 2016
... the mapping of the literary field and literary history. © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 author interview literary field interview series positioning image construction literary portrait References Amossy Ruth 1998 “Autoportrait à deux voix: La nuit sera...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 March 2001
... de l'orateur: Pétain et de Gaulle en juin 1940,” in Images de soi dans le discours. La construction de l'ethos , edited by Ruth Amossy (Lausanne: Delachaux et Niestle). 1999b Linguistique textuelle. Des genres de discours aux textes (Paris: Nathan). Amossy, Ruth 1986 “Autobiographies...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 717–729.
Published: 01 December 2017
... discourse analysis), six “facets of authorial image” are outlined: (1) the author as a biographical, “flesh and blood” person; (2) the author in the role of a writer (“authorial posture6 (3) the image of the author in light of his or her earlier work (cf. prior ethos); (4) the author image constructed...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (3): 427–442.
Published: 01 September 2002
...- 17 tion of reading, of the stereotyped image constructed by the reader on the basis of the words in the text: as in lexia 288, which calls up a stereotype of ‘‘mysterious and romantic Italy Doxa may also reside...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 299–321.
Published: 01 June 2001
... the bushmen as primitive savages or the missing link. The distance between the beauty and depth of this collection of oral traditions, recorded in the words of the people who owned them, and the image constructed by the people who controlled their fate was so great that no knowledge of the former seemed...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 155–173.
Published: 01 March 2008
... constructed and bound. Instead, it will be argued that photographs in life writing invite readers to look beyond what is imaged to their own pri- vate experiences rather than to some sort of universal reality. When photo- graphs are reproduced in literature, the subjective and not the objective...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (3): 525–564.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of viewing a hologram and the visual experience Shakespeare’s speaker constructs in some particular sonnets, those which superimpose two or more images best describe the effect of “love’s hologram.” .  Close one eye and then the other in sequence several times, and you will see this page...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 619–640.
Published: 01 December 2020
... by theater reviewers as an inherent means in their mediation of individual playwrights. Elsewhere (Zarhy-Levo 2008: 8 10) I have discussed the phenomenon of a playwright s constructed image, namely, the image as established by the critical discourse surrounding his or her work and that is circulated...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 197–224.
Published: 01 March 2008
... of being the direct addressees of Hitler’s speech. But the image, which is taken from the side, also allows for the possibility that the reader position constructed by the text is that of an excluded third party. Even this single, and simple, photo-epigram, then, offers the reader...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (4): 663–692.
Published: 01 December 2011
... mental apparatus. Images do not lie “out there” waiting for the human mind to perceive and store them but instead are actively constructed by the mind out of the flux of the environmental Richardson • Defaulting to Fiction 675 surroundings. This notion...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2008
... beyond the word-image opposition to develop “a full-fledged theory of intersemiotic [or intermedial] transcriptions.” In many modern multimedia texts, he contends, “the interpenetration of visual and verbal signs is such that the meaning constructed from the text as a whole will be quite...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 127–137.
Published: 01 March 2003
... of the familiar terminology of such academic topics as inference and reference, grammar and rhetoric, word and image studies, and verbal and visual memory, surely make it readable to a wider audience. Scarry’s niche is already constructed: she...