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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (1): 33–57.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Tamar Hager This article scrutinizes stories produced, distributed, and circulated outside the literary field to reexamine the nature of literature as sets of cultural activities in specific periods and locations. It argues that these texts which poetically and aesthetically resemble literary...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (3): 327–360.
Published: 01 September 2013
... for neuroimaging methodology, and the goal of establishing the neurobiological foundations of mind and behavior. A neural turn has also been taken in some quarters within the literary field. The neurosciences have provided writers of literature with resources for depicting characters and psychological processes...
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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 (2022) 43 (4): 697–727.
Published: 01 December 2022
... the important question of practical application still open, the article considers the relevance of this supposition to the literary field of narratology and suggests that the concept of the narrative unconscious is a productive way to explain the aesthetic narrative effects of “oscillatory” and affective nature...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (3): 463–486.
Published: 01 September 2023
... in narrative form and that the imagination more generally is in crisis. To move beyond what increasingly seems like an impasse in this theoretical discourse, the author suggests that the inquiry should take into account the heterogeneity of futural visions across the world-literary field by shifting the focus...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (2): 257–286.
Published: 01 June 2009
... attributing to it certain generic characteristics, it is difficult to speak of an evolution of the manifesto. Second, this article seeks to show the relationship between scholarly work on manifesto and the position of the researcher in the academic field. The researcher's position in the field of literary...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 605–634.
Published: 01 December 2017
... become creative forces to create and interpret personal and literary narratives. The double nature reflects the reconciliation between field and habitus discussed above. This harmonization provides the individual with a degree of freedom to adapt and transform templates. Narrative negotiation...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (1): 51–79.
Published: 01 March 2010
... [1995], who has interviewed most of the professional novelizers working for the U.S. film business.) On the other hand, there are those authors who engage in novelization work as a means of develop- ing a career in another literary field. For them, novelization is not a genre chosen in order...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 453–483.
Published: 01 September 2017
...-minded affirmation of the literary field as a distinct domain within a modernity structured by social division of labor we find a dialectic. The very new and the very old, the radically modern and the deeply archaic, the socially differentiated and the immediate are in some sense to be regarded...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 319–347.
Published: 01 June 2000
... well displace the relativistic interpretive paradigms that have dominated the humanities for the last few decades. Through a review of a number of recently published works, I assess the situation of these two fields in relation to the specific, currently reigning approaches to literary study as well...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (3): 403–460.
Published: 01 September 2011
... to understand literary and cultural texts both in their own right and in the context of other... systems; to develop advanced theories of literature, communication, and culture, and advanced methods of research; and to integrate the study of literature within the evolving larger field of the human sciences...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 171–186.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Lisa Zunshine There is a growing sense among scholars working in cognitive literary studies that their assumptions and methodologies increasingly align them with another paradigmatically interdisciplinary field: comparative literature. This introduction to the special issue on cognitive approaches...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (3): 479–502.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Mieke Bal Taking up the time of my encounter with Benjamin Harshav, which was also when PTL became Poetics Today and a key moment in the development of literary studies toward a more theoretical grounding, this essay raises the issue of the place and status of poetics in today's field of literary...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 235–253.
Published: 01 June 2017
... as contingent factors but as part of the exercise of calibrating the cultural reach of cognition: what it is capable of, and its constraints, in different local ecologies. The literary archive, it will be argued, offers to the interdis- ciplinary field of cognitive studies a reservoir of potential insights...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (3): 489–520.
Published: 01 September 2011
... kinds of arguments and evidence. As part of the same broad movement toward academic interdisciplinarity, several young philosophers and some literary scholars have begun to visit the laboratories of psychologists, neurologists, and evolutionary biologists to learn and also to develop joint research...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (2): 195–220.
Published: 01 June 2002
... to literature, this commentary addresses a number of issues related to, but also exceeding, the field of cognitive literary studies. These issues include the interrelation of the terms cognitive and literary and of human history versus evolution; the rhetoric and dynamics of paradigm change; the history...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2019
... texts, and visual artifacts) have “invaded” the disciplinary borders, while literary texts have “leaked” into other disciplines, such as history, sociology, political science, and medicine. Moreover, in the academic field of literature, two opposing camps are currently competing. On one side...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 163–188.
Published: 01 February 2017
... semantic fields which presents to the reader a number of riddles: Which field interprets which? Does each field recipro- cally interpret the other? This disjunction or distance raises additional riddles. To begin with: what is the function of what the twentieth-century literary scholar and editor...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 129–244.
Published: 01 March 2001
... might expect literary study to lead the field. It has by far wondered, quarreled, and learned most about the derivation of the unsaid from the said in a variety of genres, as about discourse at large. Beyond particulars, however, the derivers’ collected findings and insights have rarely grown...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (4): 719–735.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Warren Motte Constraint is often conceived of as a restrictive process, one that severely limits the field of possibilities available to a writer. While it is undoubtedly true that the use of systematic artifice and writing rules in a literary text does narrow an author's choices (one cannot use...