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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 778–781.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Arnaud Schmitt, University of Bordeaux DOI 10.1215/03335372-4184398 David Wills, Inanimation: Theories of Inorganic Life. Minneapolis: University of Min- nesota Press, 2016. xiii 1318 pp. David Wills’s Inanimation...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (2): 349–389.
Published: 01 June 2011
... of Romanticism, to the projection of feeling onto inanimate objects theorized by late-nineteenth-century German aesthetics as Einfühlung . Hardy's diction and notes show his knowledge of the related concepts, sympathy and altruism. At the time, sympathy (feeling for someone) was differentiated from empathy...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 776–778.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Wills, Inanimation: Theories of Inorganic Life. Minneapolis: University of Min- nesota Press, 2016. xiii 1318 pp. David Wills’s Inanimation: Theories of Inorganic Life is the third part of a series — the book is preceded chronologically by Prosthesis (1995) and Dorsality (2008) — that, in good...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 781–783.
Published: 01 December 2017
...,” inanimate supplementation extends life just as it cuts it off from its supposed source (220). Put Wills’s book in your own pocket if it fits, and use it to follow the indispensable life of the inanimate through all the vibrant nooks of your world. Zachary...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 189–201.
Published: 01 February 2017
... strangeness of the lyric. In poetry’s height- ened use of apostrophe, that is, its tendency to transform abstract principles and inanimate objects into autonomous agents and explicit addressees (“O wild West Wind”; “Ye distant spires, ye antique tow’rs”; “Go not, happy day Culler identifies the key...
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Poetics Today (2024) 45 (2): 291–299.
Published: 01 June 2024
... the computational. As she shows throughout Alone Together , “we defend connectivity as a way to be close, even as we effectively hide from each other. At the limit we will settle for the inanimate, if that's what it takes” (281). Such settling for the inanimate is apparent when, for instance, Wayne Booth ( 1988...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (4): 647–664.
Published: 01 December 2023
... (in section 1). Another proposal would replace intuitive classificatory categories (e.g., the difference between quadrupeds and fish) with intuitive ontological categories (e.g., living vs. nonliving; animate vs. inanimate). The view that entities enjoy high cognitive appeal if they transgress...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (4): 633–656.
Published: 01 December 2002
... research (Hopper and Thompson Lyons Langacker Givón as well as research into the child’s acqui- sition of language (Slobin show that the prototypical transitive event 642 Poetics Today 23:4 involves human agents, inanimate affected patients, and physical action from agent onto patient...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 79–101.
Published: 01 March 2008
... . . . , there is an experi- ence of the aura in all its fullness. . . . Experience of the aura thus arises from the fact that the response characteristic of human relationships is transposed to the relationship between humans and inanimate or natural objects. The person we look at, or who feels he is being...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 217–250.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Gallese 2008 “The Sense of Touch: Embodied Simulation in a Visuotactile Mirroring Mechanism for Observed Animate or Inanimate Touch,” Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 20 : 1611 –23. Esrock, Ellen J. 1994 The Reader's Eye: Visual Imaging as Reader Response (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (4): 513–543.
Published: 01 December 2023
.... For example, for the ant-doll stimulus, ant, as animal, is ontologically higher than doll, as inanimate, but doll, as humanoid, is schematologically higher than ant, as canoid. Consider, now, the ant-doll hybrids from the Shenkar College corpus in figure 11 . In the first image, the schema is that of the ant...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 625–630.
Published: 01 September 2006
... in these various opera- tions, the effects of the latter, and the media in which they can occur. For instance, should the entities preferably be anthropomorphic (or animate) beings, as the examples in Métalepses seem to indicate, or can they just as easily be inanimate objects (as in the following sentence...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 561–593.
Published: 01 December 2020
... daughter s fan. Inanimate objects addressing human readers is an old device and, for instance, a common feature of archaic Greek inscriptions but, as we might expect, Mallarme´ (1998: 31) adds a few twists. O re veuse, pour que je plonge Au pur de´lice sans chemin, Sache, par un subtil mensonge, Garder...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (3): 437–464.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of the poet while still retaining their alien inanimateness. The sestet ‘‘turns’’ upon the octet in order to dissent from, develop, or correct—Italian critics use the term dissidio—the Cosgrove • Hopkins’s ‘‘The Windhover’’ 455 position enunciated by the first eight lines and so...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (4): 545–570.
Published: 01 December 2023
..., such as humans and animals, for example, the centaur, which combines a man with a horse, or a plant with a piece of furniture. A third category of hybrids draws elements that are ontologically incongruous with one another, such as half-human, half-inanimate for example, a cyborg which combines human with machine...
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Poetics Today (2024) 45 (2): 197–205.
Published: 01 June 2024
... began to blur. I found myself whispering my deepest desires and fears to my Barbies, believing that their silent gazes held the power to guide me. Their inanimate presence somehow reassured me that everything would be alright. As adolescence arrived, my connection with them grew even stronger...
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Poetics Today (2024) 45 (1): 45–78.
Published: 01 March 2024
... Turner's manipulation of traditional and postmodern forms of the apostrophe and their shared aim to change “what is” to “what is wanted” by bending an inanimate object or abstraction to the speaker's will. If so, then Turner's speaker directs the bullet into his body so that its violation remakes his...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (3): 661–664.
Published: 01 September 2010
... or emptiness), the reve- lation of surprising similarities between entities as well as “differences” (in the sense of oddities or deviations from the norm), comparisons of humans to animals or inanimate objects, exaggeration, and plot schemata, such as foiled plans, duping, incongruity (in the sense...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (3): 664–667.
Published: 01 September 2010
... or emptiness), the reve- lation of surprising similarities between entities as well as “differences” (in the sense of oddities or deviations from the norm), comparisons of humans to animals or inanimate objects, exaggeration, and plot schemata, such as foiled plans, duping, incongruity (in the sense...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (3): 667–670.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of oddities or deviations from the norm), comparisons of humans to animals or inanimate objects, exaggeration, and plot schemata, such as foiled plans, duping, incongruity (in the sense of flawed logic, reflect- ing stupidity), or exposure of lies and pretenses. There are also chapters dealing...