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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (4): 647–664.
Published: 01 December 2023
... Copyright © 2023 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2023 cognitive anthropology evolutionary psychology hybrids predators minimally counterintuitive representations Imaginary animals could be like imaginary phone numbers. Fictional phone numbers look very much like real ones...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (1): 143–164.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Ruben Borg This essay discusses the portmanteau as a privileged rhetorical figure in Finnegans Wake . It illustrates the manner in which Joyce's use of the portmanteau enables him to establish a nonmathematical and nondialectical relation between the work's minimal structural element...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (2): 237–295.
Published: 01 June 2003
... • Cognitive Science and the Problem of Representation 279 guage and culture at the forefront of biological anthropology.What remains to be done is to understand the origin of language and culture in terms of a minimal hypothesis that can...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (4): 499–517.
Published: 01 December 2021
... cause of such a behavior—the imperative to defamiliarize. So they fallaciously attributed the representational strangeness of their output to exogenous motivations ( motivirovki ), whether madness, a nonhuman perspective, or a metaphysical intervention, thus gradually exhausting the readership's...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 67–92.
Published: 01 February 2018
... der literarischen Fiktion als Make-Believe ( Göteborg, Sweden : Göteborgs Universitet ). Bareis J. Alexander Nordrum Lene , eds. 2015 How to Make Believe: The Fictional Truths of the Representational Arts ( Berlin : de Gruyter ). Bayer Gerd 2011 “ Early Modern Prose...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (1-2): 181–204.
Published: 01 June 2023
..., leaving the choice of what to include in the poem to a series of procedures (of his own design) that constrain and minimize self-expression. Silliman's epic is thus not about himself or even about his nation or community. His aim is to make poetry that is as “universal” as possible. Scholars within...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (4): 721–785.
Published: 01 December 2010
... but points out differences between humor and narrative. While narrative has minimally two layers of intentionality (oriented to the action and to its presentation), humor need not have them. While humor always requires agents to perceive incongruity and induces (or confirms) feelings of superiority in them...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 539–571.
Published: 01 December 2016
... ). Vermeule Blakey 2010 Why Do We Care about Literary Characters? ( Baltimore, MD : Johns Hopkins University Press ). Walton Kendall L. 1990 Mimesis as Make-believe: On the Foundations of the Representational Arts ( Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press ). Williams George C...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (1-2): 63–87.
Published: 01 June 2023
... . Singapore : Springer . https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-287-082-7 . Ulven Tor . 2012 . Replacement . Translated by Pierce Kerri A. . Funks Grove, IL : Dalkey Archive Press . Walz Thomas . 2002 . “ Crones, Dirty Old Men, Sexy Seniors: Representations of the Sexuality of Older...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 107–136.
Published: 01 March 2016
...: Narrative Discourse and Historical Representation ( Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press ). Widdowson Peter 1995 “Newstories: Fiction, History, and the Modern World,” Critical Survey 7 ( 1 ): 3 – 17 . Williams Raymond 1988 Keywords: A Vocabulary of Culture...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (3): 471–516.
Published: 01 September 2003
.... James Joyce and D. H. Lawrence began with short stories. The word short importantly marked this new form out from earlier stories, but the modernist short story was often even more minimal. Woolf 1 would have described the short story as ‘‘impressionist...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (1): 17–50.
Published: 01 March 2010
... (however counterintuitive or defamiliarizing the conclusion might be). Wire and String, more than any work I have yet encountered online or on disk, has the feel of electronic literature. It has the capacity to conceive of language in some primordial state of semantic mutability where (against...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (2): 169–216.
Published: 01 June 2012
... by Kimmerle Heina ( Missoula, MT : Scholars ). Schopenhauer Arthur 1958 The World as Will and Representation , edited by Payne E. F. J. , 2 vols . ( New York : Dover ). Sextus Empiricus 1933 Outlines of Pyrrhonism , edited by Bury R. G. ( London : Heinemann...