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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (4): 563–603.
Published: 01 December 2013
... his reading of the Republic , is remarkable for its own “demotion of metaphysics” in Plato, and in my concluding remarks, I will question this status, or disappearance, of metaphysics in Strauss’s Platonism. Strauss’s reading of the Symposium , like his wider oeuvre, aims at a defense of philosophy...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (3): 521–591.
Published: 01 September 2011
... than the metaphysical primary in romance, Shakespeare suggests that receptivity to affective upheaval disrupts ideological consolidations of elite complacency, awakening us to a redemptive sociality that is implicitly experienced by protagonists and audiences together (characters in the course...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (4): 595–608.
Published: 01 December 2004
... that this, in conjunction with an understanding of metaphysical inquiry as ethical, offers a deeper and as yet unexplored sense of “ethics and literature” as an expression of truth. This sense of truth contrasts with what I take to be the two“wings” of recent “ethical criticism” (roughly, a more narrative-based neo...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 359–382.
Published: 01 June 2018
... meditations is a type of ekphrasis that is willfully metaphysical in tone and content, as will be evidenced via a close reading of two digital ekphrastic poems: Deena Larsen’s “Carving in Possibilities” (2001) and Harry Giles’s “Photo of Maud Wagner” (2013). Copyright © 2018 by Porter Institute for Poetics...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 281–299.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Casey Schoenberger The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in China and the West saw a wave of skeptical approaches to metaphysics, ethics, and the physical sciences, including a related interest in “playing devil’s advocate” for seemingly weak propositions. This article analyzes two works...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (4): 713–763.
Published: 01 December 2001
... but a revolutionary anticipation of them. Situating Shelley by means of this double perspective, I show how he disposes the modern mixed style in Prometheus Unbound and The Cenci to make it subserve the ideal poetics and metaphysics of antiquity. As his Defence of Poetry argues and his stylistic treatment of Beatrice...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 63–89.
Published: 01 March 2002
... language, the metaphysical conceit. © 2002 by the Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2002 Aristotle 1932 The Rhetoric of Aristotle , translated by Lane Cooper (New York and London:Appleton Century). Arnheim, Rudolf 1957 Art and Visual Perception (London: Faber & Faber...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 177–231.
Published: 01 June 2013
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (3): 443–474.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., Daniel 1992 Descartes' Metaphysical Physics (Chicago: University of Chicago Press). Garber, Daniel, John Henry, Lynn Joy, and Alan Gabbey 1998 “New Doctrines of Body and Its Powers, Place, and Space,” in The Cambridge History of Seventeenth-Century Philosophy , edited by Daniel Garber...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 457–461.
Published: 01 June 2000
... (and its proximity to—or distance from—nonpoetic discourse) is determined ac- cordingly. The historical survey begins with a discussion of metaphysical poetry, 6104 Poetics Today / 21:2 / sheet 194 of 214 which is characterized, according...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (3): 387–413.
Published: 01 September 2016
... 1962. In French see Czapski 1964. In Russian see Feteev 2013; Nikoliukin 2001. 3. One of Rozanov's early philosophical projects was cotranslating and annotating several books of Aristotle’s Metaphysics, which, especially Book Q, greatly influenced his subsequent writings. See Rozanov 2009: 319 – 526...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (1): 49–66.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., the entire problematic of dissemination as it emerges therein. The seminar would simply be one historical determination of the general repression of writing by metaphysics, one more site of auto- affectivity, determined to weed out all that which might testify to the dis- placement of its propagative...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 163–188.
Published: 01 February 2017
... de Gruyter ). Cohen Allen C . 2002 “A Man, a Woman, and the Insect That Consummated Their Love: Passion and Metaphysical Conceit in John Donne's ‘The Flea’,” American Entomologist 48 , no. 2 : 70 – 71 . Connelly Frances S . 2012 The Grotesque in Western Art...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (4): 609–625.
Published: 01 December 2004
... points out that, of course, in his reference to ‘‘life’’ he points neither to the physiological nor to the psychological aspect of life. He rather points to ‘‘life’’ in its totality, including the necessary metaphysical perspec- tive (sub species aeternitatis). Therefore, he (ibid.) concludes: ‘‘Life...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (3): 373–422.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 374 Poetics Today 30:3 his first-term reading of British metaphysical and moral philosophy, in particular John Locke’s An Essay concerning Human Understanding (1690) and David Hume’s Essays, Moral and Political (1741–42). Together with his class- mate...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 751–781.
Published: 01 December 2000
... that alliteration, metaphysical pun, and picture poetry are a sequence of increasingly marked poetic devices, and explore picture poetry as the highest item on this scale of markedness. Such a model suggests that these devices reflect similar poetic principles and can account, at the same time, for the perceived...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (3): 651–668.
Published: 01 September 2001
... materiality as its nega- tion. In this sense the artwork verges to a metaphysical space, static and finalized. But Celan contests this idea(l) of art. Instead, he shows the art- work to register, reflect, inscribe, situate, underscore, affirm, and risk the mutability and conditionality of contingent...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (4): 759–780.
Published: 01 December 2003
... to be at the foundation of what he calls ‘‘Western Metaphysics’’ are at play too in the Tseng 2004.1.15 13:34 147 Ayers • Materialism and the Book 767 notion of the book. Derrida of course frequently employs figures derived...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (2): 191–246.
Published: 01 June 2007
... and the myth of Prometheus,” Review of Metaphysics 54 ( 2 ): 289 -319. Finamore, John 1988 “The Role of ΔγNAMIΣ in Plato's Protagoras 329c2-332a2,” Elenchos 9 : 311 -27. Forrester, James 1975 “Some Perils of Paulinity,” Phronesis 20 : 11 -21. Frede, Dorothea 1986 “The Impossibility...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (1): 23–47.
Published: 01 March 2021
... with the theological), one says produce; where one can no longer say engender, express, think, and so on, where some concept is seen and rightly so to be importing toomuch from some dubious metaphysics, theology, or ideology, one calls upon producing to replace or neutralize it. You know that today one does not form...