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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 65–90.
Published: 01 March 2003
... order,particularly vis-à-vis the crisis of the premodern Culture/Nature paradigm. A lion act presents the Culture/Nature opposition, that is, human trainer, props, routines versus animals, in the context of circus traveling(fieldwork carried out in 1975-79).The circus display of both animals and humans...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 597–614.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Kenneth Little This article comments on Yoram Carmeli's stimulating analysis of the narrative structure of Captain Sidney Howes's lion act performed in Gerry Cottle's British circus. I begin by discussing Carmeli's analysis of how the act functions socially and semiotically. According to him...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 615–623.
Published: 01 September 2006
... in reading and commenting on my ‘‘Lion on Display: Culture, Nature, and Totality in a Circus Performance’’ (2003). Little establishes a generalized claim to an ethnographer’s authority in the opening sentences of his text and uses a rhetoric of ‘‘we can now see’’ in the article’s conclusion. However...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (3): 369–393.
Published: 01 September 2020
... Thomas . 2017 . “ Lewitscharoff’s Blumenberg: The Metaphorical Lion as an Image of Transcendent Possibility .” Literatur für Leser 2017 , no. 1 : 1 – 13 . Blumenberg Hans . 1966 . Die Legitimität der Neuzeit . Frankfurt : Suhrkamp . Blumenberg Hans . ( 1966...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (2): 245–275.
Published: 01 June 2008
... of his interest in imagination. The article acknowledges that the great masters of older methodolo- gies, here represented by John Freccero and Helen Vendler, may have more to tell us than any methodological innovation as such could hope to convey. Theseus  Moonshine and Lion are left to bury...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 187–204.
Published: 01 June 2020
..., reasoning may impact the eliciting conditions of my emotional response as well as certain details of the actional outcomes. To take a simple example, suppose I go to the zoo and approach the lion cage. I notice that the gate to the cage is open and the lion is walking toward that opening. My information...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 61–92.
Published: 01 February 2017
... . Lion-man https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lion-man (accessed October 5, 2016) . Malloy Vanja , ed. 2015 Intersecting Colors: Josef Albers and His Contemporaries ( Amherst, MA : The Amherst College Press ). Murphy Gregory L . 1996 “On Metaphoric Representation,” Cognition...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (1): 141–150.
Published: 01 March 2020
... of Thought: A Literary Appreciation of Maxwell’s Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism . Sante Fe, NM : Green Lion . Snow Charles Percy . ( 1959 ) 1998 . The Two Cultures , introduced by Collini Stefan . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Afterword Andrea Henderson University...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 123–139.
Published: 01 March 2002
.... The second hymn makes the same point. After a lively description of blooming flowers, fruit trees, and sporting animals (goslings, chickens, lambs, butterflies), we are told that all living creatures ‘‘thank Him that hath made them alive’’ In the third hymn Barbauld depicts in turn a rose, a lion...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 681–709.
Published: 01 December 2000
... medallion. The scene-unifying force of the medallion is derived from the meaning embedded in it, or its seman- tization (see Avigal and Rimmon-Kenan rather than from its physical presence. As long as things on stage are directly connected with the medal- lion and its inscription, this unifying force...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 15–33.
Published: 01 February 2017
... the metaphor contains more in it than a literal counterpart. Indeed, there are many literal counterparts to a single metaphor. A little later, Quintilian reduced metaphor to a mere substitutive process. Thus, in an expression such as “Julius Caesar is a lion,” he saw the term lion as a substitute for its...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 299–321.
Published: 01 June 2001
... by farmers. Other /Xam formed gangs that at- tacked farmers’ property, and some related that shamanism, used to trans- form men into lions to attack farmers’ stock, failed as a means of resistance against the theft of land and resources and the encroachment of European settlements. For the /Xam...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 197–224.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., a large- format image shows the German-Jewish writer Lion Feuchtwanger behind the barbed-wire fence of a French internment camp. Like many Germans resident in France, he was interned by the French shortly after the outbreak of the Second World War, first in Les Milles and later near Nîmes...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 515–548.
Published: 01 June 2001
... acci- dent put paid to his hopes for a sporting career. Interestingly, however, Kashane is at once a practicing sangoma (traditional healer and diviner), who serves his ancestors in true African tradition, and a preacher at the Lion of Judah’s Apostolic Church in Soweto, where practicing sangomas...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (3): 369–385.
Published: 01 September 2016
... as the uneven but neverthe- less astoundingly erudite product of a precocious and troubled twenty-three- year-old mind. Of all these themes, the misogyny has tended to command the lion’s share of attention in discussions of Weininger’s significance and legacy (Greenway 1998; Harrowitz and Hyams 1995; Le...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (4): 635–652.
Published: 01 December 2009
... strokes, the task with which Le Lion- nais confronted the Oulipo, a digression. @18 Diodorus Cronus His life, about which almost nothing is known Born in the Ionian town of Iasos, he studied with a student of Eubulides (who gave him the inspiration of numbers and their controversial argu- ments...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (1-2): 1–49.
Published: 01 June 2014
.... Millgate Michael , eds. 1968 The Lion in the Garden: Interviews with William Faulkner ( New York : Random House ). Michon Pierre 2007 Le roi vient quand il veut ( Paris : Albin Michel ). Miller David Neal 1984 “ Isaac Bashevis Singer: The Interview as Fictional Genre...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 323–364.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Town, wrapped in its mantle of vapour. It hurls itself against the Lion’s Head and is deflected out to sea, singing a wild paean of triumph as it beats down the poplars and tears the wild geraniums from their stems. Rude Boreas, did I say? Nay, here are Alecto, Megaera, and Tisiphone...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 43–62.
Published: 01 March 2002
... varieties of dogs, while at the same age cat will certainly not encompass lion and tiger but may include a toy cat. Biologists of course Dennett ) notes a ‘‘standard’’ way of marking species differentiation, the exis- tence of interbreeding, but then shows examples of exceptions to this rule...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 317–339.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., but her knees are spread and the door of the cabinet — just in front of her knees — is opened by a finger of the angel’s left hand.8 The decorative grotesque of a humanly breasted, lion- 6. This thirteenth-century compendium of biblical stories and midrashim was a sourcebook for medieval...