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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 569–596.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Gillian Gane Much postcolonial literature depends on unacknowledged processes of translation working like the “radio” in Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children that magically renders all Indian languages intelligible to the children of midnight. It is surprisingly difficult to determine what...
Published: 01 December 2023
Figure 19 Girolamo da Carpi (attr.), Landscape with Magic Procession , 1528, oil on canvas, 159 × 116 cm. Galleria Borghese, Rome. Photo: © Mondadori Portfolio/ Electa/ Bridgeman Images. More
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (4): 589–630.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Figure 19 Girolamo da Carpi (attr.), Landscape with Magic Procession , 1528, oil on canvas, 159 × 116 cm. Galleria Borghese, Rome. Photo: © Mondadori Portfolio/ Electa/ Bridgeman Images. ...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 489–495.
Published: 01 June 2006
... and repair. In it, Manhattan becomes inhabited, and haunted, by eight resurrected spirits of the Holocaust who magically transform New York into a shtetl of re- membrance, recalling the vanished world of European Jewry. Many readers know that these men—whether in spectral or living form— are more than...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (4): 729–771.
Published: 01 December 2022
... . Break the Game . 2019 . Developed and published by Simon Fredholm. (Windows.) Calleja Gordon . 2011 . In-Game: From Immersion to Incorporation . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press . Calleja Gordon . 2015 . “ Ludic Identities and the Magic Circle .” In Playful Identities...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (4): 663–695.
Published: 01 December 2022
... a certain tenacity in the face of a tumultuous relationship, a desire to look for glimmers of positivity among the negative (if also the reverse). This Bukowski* might be characterized as a decisively guarded optimist, a nonbeliever in salvation, but nonetheless a believer in magic, however small, however...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (4): 575–595.
Published: 01 December 2021
... if, historically, the recipe has also a medicinal and magical history (Goody [1977] 1995: 137). Even if the most dominant form for a recipe is textual, 9 recipes can be spoken, illustrated, acted out, as well as memorized. However, the fixed written form allows for the consulting of the instructions during...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 561–593.
Published: 01 December 2020
... those I suggest with regard to the lyric here. For an exploration of enchantment as historical phenomenon across genres in nineteenth-century French literature, see Vade´ 1990. For a transnational study of enchantment as secular magic in narrative fiction, see During 2002: 178 214. 7. This does...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (1): 29–66.
Published: 01 March 2004
... Signifier: Psychoanalysis and the Cinema , translated by Celia Britton (Bloomington: Indiana University Press). Moore, Rachel O. 2000 Savage Theory: Cinema as Modern Magic (Durham, NC: Duke University Press). Mulvey, Laura 1986 [1975] “Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema,” in Narrative...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (2): 251.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Pavel, of Thematics: New Approaches (1995); and editor, with Michael Saler, of The Re-­Enchantment of the World: Secular Magic in a Rational Age (2009). He is author of Philosophy as Fiction: Self, Deception, and Knowledge in Proust (2004) and How to Do Things with Fictions (forthcoming...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 403–423.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Hendrickje is empowered almost magically to enlarge her vision of the world beyond the limits imposed by her Calvinist upbringing through contact with the artist and an oeuvre “infused with God’s breath” (Devereux 2015: 74). It is typical of characters in the novels under examination to be overaffected...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (1-2): 131–156.
Published: 01 June 2023
... . 2000 . “ Emerging Adulthood: A Theory of Development from the Late Teens through the Twenties .” American Psychologist 55 , no. 5 : 469 – 80 . Butler Charles . 2002 . “ Now Here: Where Now? Magic as Metaphor and as Reality in the Writing of Diana Wynne Jones .” In Diana Wynne Jones...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 177–231.
Published: 01 June 2013
... choses: Un archéologie des sciences humaines ( Paris : Gallimard ). Frazer James George 2003 [1922] The Golden Bough: A Study of Magic and Religion , www.gutenberg.org/dirs/etext03/bough11h.htm ( accessed October 15, 2012 ). Gilead Sarah 1991 “ Magic Abjured: Closure...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (3): 607–650.
Published: 01 September 2001
... of the Renaissance (Berkeley: University of California Press). 1993 Music in Renaissance Magic: Towards a Historiography of Others (Chicago: University of Chicago Press). 1999 Metaphysical Song: An Essay on Opera (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press). Vinge, Louise 1967 The Narcissus Theme...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 61–92.
Published: 01 February 2017
... reality. 86 Poetics Today 38:1 Characteristic of Dickinson’s perceptions of life, death, and reality is her poem Of God We Ask One Favor (A 819, F1675/J1601).12 Its structuring met- aphor is LIFE IS A MAGIC PRISON (figure 9). Figure 9 Dickinson’s Magic Prison In one input space...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (4): 817–818.
Published: 01 December 2007
... (together with Claude Bremond and Thomas Pavel) of Thematics: New Approaches (1995) and the author of Philosophy as Fiction: Self, Deception, and Knowledge in Proust (2004). He is currently working on a second collection together with Michael Saler, The Re-Enchantment of the World: Secular Magic...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 467–469.
Published: 01 June 2000
... out the common view that sees in Flaubert a magic burst of poetry, a novel- istic ‘‘revolution’’ linked to a kind of metaphysical choice ‘‘not to say any- thing a refusal of expression that becomes the presumably unexplained...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 107–136.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., which can also be expressed as the effect of the fictional world on the reader. Some fictional elements of this world will be judged good, some evil.5 The last set of concepts is made up of magic, religion, and science. These correspond to translations of the epistemic modality, which divides...
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Poetics Today (2024) 45 (1): 182–184.
Published: 01 March 2024
... and mutation. One implication of Evron's argument is that the calculus of loss and gain inspire new novelistic forms: for Wharton, the fusion of omniscient narrator and new-style ethnographer; for Roth, magical realism under the surface of the historical novel; for Shabtai, the eschewal of linear narrative...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (4): 663–692.
Published: 01 December 2011
...- science, surely one of the most surprising concerns the recent surge of interest in imagination as a subject for scientific research and speculation. Viewed since Greek classicism as unruly and irrational, “magical” and wild, what topic could prove less amenable to scientific...