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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (4): 693–715.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of feeling, the shaping powers of the mind, and empathy. An earlier version of this essay was presented at the conference of the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR) at Duke University, May 21–24, 2009. I am indebted to Mark J. Bruhn and Meir Sternberg for their suggestions...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 205–222.
Published: 01 June 2020
... is overstated when in social life we resort to a much wider range of folk psychological heuristics. Copyright © 2020 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2020 theory of mind opacity principle mind shaping stranger sociality kinship sociality References Blum Susan . 2007...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 243–259.
Published: 01 June 2020
... languages require distinct knowledges of predictive patterns. The predictive patterns related to different languages are not irrelevant variants, but as Gary Lupyan (2012a, 2012b) and Andy Clark (2008) argue, they also shape thought in different ways. The mind is understood to extend into the material...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 141–160.
Published: 01 March 2002
... and events, and not of any original determination that they bring into the world ‘‘innate principles’’ and ‘‘original differ- ences’’ of physiological ‘‘structure’’ have no role in shaping mind or charac- ter (Godwin Education in particular, and the effects of social and political life—institutions...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 213–233.
Published: 01 June 2017
... shape at the level of the personal: in our conversations, our folk psychology, and our narrative culture. Bruner’s appeal to the level of human meaning was echoed by Haugeland in his 1995 programmatic essay “Mind Embodied and Embedded.” A note to the text conveys something of the intellectual...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2002
... by cultural and histori- cal contingency, these essays in their quite different ways situate the literary mind within what the poet Gary Snyder has called humankind’s ‘‘deep history Reuven Tsur is also concerned with the ‘‘adaptation devices’’ that shape the generation of cultural and literary forms...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 459–498.
Published: 01 September 2005
... collaboration between them. This oppositional paradigm was not conceived by any single theorist or scholar. In fact, it gradually took shape in the scholarship and metaphysical speculations of many, includ- ing the philosophers Leibniz,Voltaire, Hegel, and Weber and such scholars as Marcel Granet, Frederick...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 751–781.
Published: 01 December 2000
... of the phonological signifier. It is argued, by analogy with synesthesia, that stable characteristic visual shapes obstruct smooth perceptual fusion, and, on the basis of speech perception, that speech sounds are special in our cognitive economy, and visual patterning cannot achieve the naturalness...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (1): 55–79.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Malloch (1999) and Colwyn Trevarthen (Malloch and Tre- varthen 2009b: 4) describe how pulse (the regular succession of discrete behavioral events through time) and quality (the modulations that shape “feeling” in vocal and physical move- ment and express temporal variation in intensity, pitch...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 295–315.
Published: 01 June 2017
... David Gallese Vittorio 2007 “Motion, Emotion, and Empathy in Esthetic Experience,” Trends in Cognitive Sciences 11 , no. 5 : 197 – 203 . Gallagher Shaun 2005 How the Body Shapes the Mind ( Oxford : Oxford University Press ). Gallagher Shaun Zahavi Dan...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (3): 423–470.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and the starfish) of many of these metaphors are similar in shape and that this “structural correspondence” encourages the reader to visualize those metaphors. Readers may spontaneously form a “visual template,” a schematic middle ground that mediates between those similar shapes, in order to smoothly move between...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 273–293.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Representations for Visually Presented Actions and Linguistic Phrases Describing Actions,” Current Biology 16 , no. 18 : 1818 – 23 . Barrett Louise 2011 Beyond the Brain: How Body and Environment Shape Animal and Human Minds ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press ). Barsalou...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (3): 373–422.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Mark J. Bruhn This essay reconstructs Percy Shelley's theory of mind from his letters and many unfinished essays as well as his Defence of Poetry (1821), emphasizing his radical insistence on the formal and teleological roles of analogy in human cognition, communication, and culture. Adopting...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 251–284.
Published: 01 June 2010
... satisfying! How restful! All the odds and ends of the day stuck to this magnet; her mind felt swept, felt clean. And then there it was, suddenly entire shaped in her hands, beauti- ful and reasonable, clear and complete, the essence sucked out of life and held rounded here—the sonnet” (ibid.: 131...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 341–362.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Ben Morgan The article uses the example of the European bildungsroman as represented paradigmatically in Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship (1795 – 96) to investigate the effects of reading. Goethe's text is sensitive to the embodied encounters that shape how we relate...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 319–347.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Tony Jackson Cognitive science and evolutionary psychology show great potential as explanatory paradigms for a wide array of cultural products and activities,including literature. In some scholars' minds these two fields are emerging as the cornerstones of a major “new interdisciplinarity” that may...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 127–137.
Published: 01 March 2003
... the exact shape of the machinery, the verbs float and hurry seem entirely sufficient to stimulate the required picture in my mind, even though they contain no semantic references to shape. I imagine the scene clearly, and Eliot seems to know...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 695–715.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Sylvie Patron Two books on the representation of consciousness in narrative have recently been published in the United States and the Netherlands (in a series devoted to French language and literature), The Emergence of Mind: Representations of Consciousness in Narrative Discourse in English (2011...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 31–48.
Published: 01 March 2008
... others. Photography was hailed as the new “interpretant,” for it altered art history and its techniques. Conse- quently, it also shaped ways of seeing and of representing the visual. For instance, it is a well-known fact that Impressionist painting was a kind of reaction to the so-called...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (2): 353–370.
Published: 01 June 2008
... and Form (London: Longman). Brandt, Line, and Per Aage Brandt 2005 “Making Sense of a Blend: A Cognitive-Semiotic Approach to Metaphor,” Annual Review of Cognitive Linguistics 3 : 216 -49. Fauconnier, Gilles, and Mark Turner 2002 The Way We Think: Conceptual Blending and the Mind's Hidden...