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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (3): 521–541.
Published: 01 September 2000
... and values cannot be reduced to imitation and that mere observation of nature cannot suffice for creating and understanding fiction. The poet and the reader must know how to distance themselves from the world of “is,” the empirical realm, in order to explore its dependence on the world of“ought,” the realm...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 459–498.
Published: 01 September 2005
... the comparative studies of mimetic theory, this article argues against the accepted opinion. By examining various ontological and epistemological aspects of mimesis in the Chinese tradition in relation to the West, this article reestablishes imitation as a transcultural human instinct and mimetic theory in art...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 393–421.
Published: 01 June 2000
... fueled a desire to “naturalize” society by rejecting traditional morality. In parallel, there arose a dream of new subjectivity of the scientific Übermensch , whose imitation of the cruelty of nature would elevate him above ordinary humanity. Science became a source of a sublime experi-ence based...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (3): 373–422.
Published: 01 September 2009
... took him at once to the heart of a range of psychosocial issues that are today studied under the cognitive scientific rubric of “theory of mind,” including the developmental interrelations of, and motivations for, social imitation, language acquisition, and mental representation. Taking first...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (3): 447–471.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Mimesis and Paul Ricoeur’s Time and Narrative . In this article, we use Ricoeur’s tripartite model of mimesis as a catalyst for a dialogue between unnatural and cognitive approaches to narrative. In the first part, we argue that, as a form of simulation (and not just passive imitation), mimesis is best...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (3): 569–595.
Published: 01 September 2018
... on the surface level of the text and that immersion and defamiliarization can both serve to imitate and to direct the attention of the reader toward immersion in the real world and, by means of providing new perceptions, can also lead readers to reconsider the nature of what lies beyond the work...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (3): 425–448.
Published: 01 September 2021
... newspapers and magazines, the article shows that news stories usually favor the informative function, but when an event cannot be fully told, information enters a process of serialization, leading to the emergence of a “natural” plot. This leads to the conclusion that artificial emplotment is an imitation...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 25–39.
Published: 01 March 2001
.... Often the most telling clue in a parody is the imitation of subject matter, but subject matter so handled as to point to the preoccupations of the author of the original. © 2001 by the Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2001 Beardsley, Monroe 1958 Aesthetics: Problems...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 435–441.
Published: 01 June 2000
... , translated by Harry Zohn(London: NLB). Butler, Judith 1991 “Imitation and Gender Insubordination,” in Inside/Out: Lesbian Theories, Gay Theories , edited by Diana Fuss, 13 -31(New York: Routledge). de Certeau, Michel 1984 [1980] The Practice of Everyday Life , translated by Stephen F. Rendall...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 535–547.
Published: 01 September 2005
... and challenging to read, for two reasons. First, the major arguments are not pre- sented up front but rather diffused through the entire work.This diffusion is compounded by the use of different terminologies (e.g., code / technique / strategy / device; expression / representation / equivalence / imitation...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 641–674.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Unlike mathematical reasoning, poetic or creative reasoning is based on imitation and anticipation, which follows Schleiermacher’s divinatory method of literary interpretation.8 6. Stashower (2006) traces the origin of Dupin’s comparison between the analytical skills required by chess and draughts...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (3): 395–426.
Published: 01 September 2002
... is an imitation not only of a complete action, but of events inspiring fear or pity. Such an effect is best produced when the events come to us by sur- prise This translation for parà tèn doxanby surprisedoes not cor- rectly render...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2010
... to human nature, humans being “the most imitative of living creatures”; for him, the arts are funda- mentally mimetic. In other words, the artist observes nature, imitates the natural order of things, without having the obligation to present a faithful Poetics Today 31:1 or exact copy...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (3): 521–591.
Published: 01 September 2011
... (Ennead 5.1, 5.2, 5.9; see Brisson 2004: 74–81), arguing that “the arts do not simply imitate what they see, but they run back up to the formative principles from which nature derives” (Ennead 5.8). Patristic hermeneutics (circa 100–500) like- wise assume that proper interpretation...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 189–201.
Published: 01 February 2017
... of Discourse (1978), or Helen Vendler’s Poems, Poets, Poetry (1997) invite students of the lyric to take a lyric persona’s statement as a fictional imitation of a real-world speech act and urge them to “assume always that the speaker is someone other than the poet” (Perrine Zettelmann † Apostrophe...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 383–397.
Published: 01 September 2014
... writings may sound like an imitation of Isaac Bashevis Singer or Julian Stryjkowski: but the truth is that she did not know the works of those authors when she created her own stories and novels, and the seeming affinity comes from the fact that she describes a similar milieu in the common Yiddish...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 393–412.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Donald Andrew 1979 “De Imitatione.” In Creative Imitation and Latin Literature , edited by West David Woodman Tony , 1 – 16 ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press ). Sanford Anthony J. Emmott Catherine 2012 Mind, Brain, and Narrative ( Cambridge : Cambridge...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (4): 635–652.
Published: 01 December 2009
... of the negative. Duchampian practice is a belated response to the invention of photography. We have seen, we can see: photography’s imitation of art, art’s imitation of photography, pho- tography’s imitation of art imitating nature, nature’s imitation of pho- tography, and many other methods...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (3): 437–460.
Published: 01 September 2020
... Mavromatti evokes the culturally established figure of the Orthodox holy fool. The holy fool, both as a canonical form of sainthood within the Orthodox church and as a culturally resonant form of behavior, operates in close imitation of Christ and is an antagonistic figure of critique and provocation...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (3): 473–523.
Published: 01 September 2008