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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (2): 191–205.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Science and Literature: Bridging the Two Cultures (Gainesville:University Press of Florida). ‘‘Literary Interpretation’’ and Cognitive Literary Studies Tony E. Jackson English, North Carolina at Charlotte 6865 Poetics Today / 24...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 233–253.
Published: 01 June 2013
... ( Oxford : Oxford University Press ). Hutto Daniel D. 2005 “ Knowing What? Radical versus Conservative Enactivism ,” Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 4 : 389 – 405 . Jackson Tony E. 2003 “ ‘Literary Interpretation’ and Cognitive Literary Studies ,” Poetics Today 24...
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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 (2002) 23 (1): 43–62.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Ellen Spolsky Rather than denying the insights of post-structuralist theory, literary interpretation and theory with an evolutionary cognitive perspective actually nestles nicely within a central niche of deconstructionist thinking, that is,the critique of representation. What we learn from recent...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 285–311.
Published: 01 June 2010
... under the name “Kate Chopin” offers an opportunity not only to gain a better understanding of the concept of implied author but also to clarify the relations (connections as well as disparities) among textual, intertextual, and extratextual evidence in literary interpretation in general. Porter...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (3): 597–622.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Steven Willemsen; Rikke Andersen Kraglund; Emily T. Troscianko Narratology and literary studies have always had ambivalent attitudes toward interpretation. This article proposes that the recent divide between the research programs of cognitive and unnatural narratology is a new expression...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (3): 489–520.
Published: 01 September 2011
... intentionality, pointing to particular strengths and weaknesses which bear on their usefulness to literary studies. My claim is that their gaps and their complementarity can be seen with particular clarity when they are used to describe interpretive failures in a complex literary text such as Shakespeare’s...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (3): 447–471.
Published: 01 September 2018
... and Possibilities of Narrative ( Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press ). Iversen Stefan . 2013 “ Unnatural Minds ,” in Alber et al. 2013 : 94 – 112 . Jackson Tony E. 2003 “ ‘Literary Interpretation’ and Cognitive Literary Studies ,” Poetics Today 24 , no. 2 : 191 – 205...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (3): 403–460.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Mark J. Bruhn Theory of literature, literary criticism and interpretation, literary and cultural history, semiotics of culture, linguistics, rhetoric and communications, cultural anthropology, cognitive studies, translation theory:... the common denominator of all this diversity is the ambition...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 591–613.
Published: 01 December 2014
... 1997 “Textual Instability, Literary Studies, and Recent Developments in Textual Scholarship,” in Texts and Textuality: Textual Instability, Theory, and Interpretation , edited by Cohen Philip , xi – xxxiv ( New York : Garland ). Conrad Joseph 2012 Lord Jim , edited by Stape...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 621–632.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Siegfried J. Schmidt The academic debate on the interpretation of literary texts has always suffered from the semantic ambiguity of key concepts (literature, meaning,interpretation, literary study, etc.). To get out of this dead end, literary scholars have to step back from their daily routine from...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (1): 33–57.
Published: 01 March 2019
... 1973 “ Interpretation in History .” New Literary History 4 , no. 2 : 281 – 314 . White Hayden 2005 “ Introduction: Historical Fiction, Fictional History, and Historical Reality .” Rethinking History: The Journal of Theory and Practice 9 , nos. 2–3 : 147 – 57 . Yaffe...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 1–52.
Published: 01 June 2013
... and point of the strange mixture, the article’s final section argues against the scholarly attempts to split ekphrasis between “literary description” and “art critical interpretation.” Rather, literary ekphrastic texts, which Durcan’s brilliantly exemplifies, sometimes combine the two roles. They re-present...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 659–688.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., historical, millenarian). Throughout, the poem multiplies kinds of form (animal, architectural, horticultural, literary), scales of time and space (agri- cultural, dynastic, millenarian), and interpretive methods (pragmatic, vision- ary, linguistic, typological). Stylistically, “Upon Appleton House” masks...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (2): 237–295.
Published: 01 June 2003
... (London: Pemberton). Fischer, Michael 1996 “Literary Change and Cognitive Science” (Review of Spolsky, Gaps in Nature: Literary Interpretation and the Modular Mind), Poetics Today 17 : 362 -65. Fish, Stanley 1980 Is There a Text in This Class? (Cambridge: Harvard University Press...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (3): 561–590.
Published: 01 September 2000
...” often appears to make sense locally, inviting the reader to expect to make global sense of the poem. Instead, one encounters an intractable flux of verbal “found objects,” shifting styles and registers, teasing literary allusions and echoes, fragmentary narrative episodes and descriptive scenes. How...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (2): 323–348.
Published: 01 June 2011
... by the emotions, not on the emotional states that result from specific episodes or narrative endings; (2) on the reader’s experience of emotions while reading, not on emotions as a pathway to elaborating new interpretations of literary texts; and (3) on what it may be about the experience of emotions...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Omri Herzog; Tamar Hager Complex changes have buffeted the discipline of literature during the past decades, calling on us to rethink its academic and cultural definitions, boundaries, and territories. Texts which until recently have not been examined within literary studies (such as films, online...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (2): 215–234.
Published: 01 June 2011
.... The literary critic, like the detective, interprets clues, establishes causal connections, and identifies a guilty party: namely, the literary work accused of whitewashing or concealing social oppression. Deconstructionist critics like Shoshana Felman seek to expose the dangers of such a suspicious...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (3): 433–463.
Published: 01 September 2010
... with an illustration of how these insights can be used in literary history and interpretation. Crying, Moving, and Keeping It Whole: What Makes Literary Description Vivid? Elspeth Jajdelska University of Strathclyde, Eng­lish Studies Christopher Butler University of Oxford, Clinical Neurology Steve Kelly...