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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (1): 17–50.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Joseph Tabbi Electronic literature is not just a “thing” or a “medium” or even a body of “works” in various “genres.” It is not poetry, fiction, hypertext, gaming, codework, or some new admixture of all these practices. E-literature is, arguably, an emerging cultural form, as much a collective...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (2): 137–168.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., novelizations are works of literature that can be enjoyed without knowledge of the film they are based on; on the other, they can be (and often are) seen as mere tools of film advertising. This latter aspect becomes particularly evident when looking at the cover design of a novelization. It invariably features...
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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 (2000) 21 (3): 503–519.
Published: 01 September 2000
... to show (1)why it appeared useful for literary theory and what happens when literature is construed as fundamentally performative; (2) how it functions in theory and criticism associated with deconstruction, and (3) what role it plays in recent work in gender studies and queer theory, where Judith Butler...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Science (Princeton, NJ:Princeton University Press). 1996 The Literary Mind (New York: Oxford University Press). Literature and the Cognitive Revolution: An Introduction Alan Richardson English, Boston College Francis F. Steen Communication Studies, UCLA Literary studies...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 9–20.
Published: 01 March 2002
..., sustainable,intelligible, intellectually coherent paradigm for answering basic and recurring questions about the cognitive instruments of art, language, and literature. © 2002 by the Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2002 Brown, Margaret Wise 1942 The Runaway Bunny , pictures by Clement...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (4): 795–827.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Andrew Cowell This article examines the earliest examples of advertising and consumer commodities in medieval texts in relation to twentieth-century critical theories of the social role of advertising and its relation to both“literature” and “rhetoric.” It discusses the ways advertising...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 21–42.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Paul Hernadi Since prehistoric times literature has been serving two complementary functions: to expand the cognitive, emotive, and volitional horizons of human awareness and to integrate our beliefs, feelings, and desires within the fluid mentality required for survival in the complex social...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (4): 564–567.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Eyal Segal Wolf Werner , Bernhart Walter , and Mahler Andreas , eds., Immersion and Distance: Aesthetic Illusion in Literature and Other Media . Amsterdam : Rodopi , 2013 . vi + 390 pp. © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 New Books at a Glance...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (3): 425–428.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Eyal Segal Joe Bray, Alison Gibbons, and Brian McHale, eds., The Routledge Companion to Experimental Literature . London : Routledge , 2012 . xvi + 542 pp. © 2013 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2013 New Books at a Glance Frederick Aldama, ed., Analyzing World...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 303–323.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Yiddish Translation of the Bible,” Society of Biblical Literature 60 ( 2 ): 173 – 77 . Pareles Mo 2012 “Giving Yiddish the Devil: How Missionary Translation Reckons with Demons in the Yiddish New Testament,” Literature and Theology 26 ( 2 ): 144 – 59 . Peretz Yehuda Leib...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 325–356.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Shachar Pinsker This essay examines the ways in which Yiddish—as a language, a set of literary traditions and practices, and a “postvernacular”—operates within the context of Israeli, Hebrew-dominated literature. After establishing the subject's poetic, historical, and political framework, I...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (3): 315–318.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Eyal Segal Sell Roger D. , ed., Literature as Dialogue: Invitations Offered and Negotiated . Amsterdam : Benjamins , 2014 . xv + 274 pp. © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 New Books at a Glance Sabina Schenk, Running and Clicking: Future Narratives...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 399–421.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Hana Wirth-Nesher Traces of Yiddish recurrently manifest themselves in contemporary Jewish literature written in other languages. Representation of Yiddish discourse in recent years has drawn on two significant facets of the language and its history: the tragic fate of Europe's Yiddish-speaking...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (1-2): 136–138.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Eyal Segal Milne Anna-Louise , ed., A Cambridge Companion to the Literature of Paris . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2013 . xxiii + 259 pp. © 2015 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2015 New Books at a Glance Neil Fraistat and Julia Flanders, eds...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 477–481.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Inbar Shaham Cartmell Deborah , A Companion to Literature, Film, and Adaptation . Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell , 2012 . xiii + 433 pp . © 2015 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2015 New Books at a Glance Deborah Cartmell, A Companion to Literature, Film...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 481–483.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Eyal Segal Chrostowska S. D. , Literature on Trial: The Emergence of Critical Discourse in Germany, Poland, and Russia, 1700–1800 . Toronto : University of Toronto Press , 2012 . viii + 273 pp . © 2015 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2015 New Books at a Glance...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 29–53.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Asiya Bulatova From its first publication in 1923, Viktor Shklovsky's book Zoo, or Letters Not about Love has been discussed as a text that takes up a borderline position between literature and literary theory. The fact that the book was written and first published in Berlin ensured its place...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (3): 473–523.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Daniel Allington Literature has at times been theorized in terms of a message passing from author to reader, and this has often been done by reference to general theories of language use: the work is the vehicle of intentions that are realized (or not) in the reader's responses; the work...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (3): 603–609.
Published: 01 September 2008
...). Hollier, Denis 1993 Les Dépossédés. Bataille, Caillois, Leiris, Malraux, Sartre (Paris: Minuit); English translation: Absent without Leave: French Literature under the Threat of War, translated by Catherine Porter (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1997). Morel, Jean-Pierre 1985 Le...