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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 535–547.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Posner, eds. 1986 Iconicity: Essays on the Nature of Culture (Tübingen: Stauffenburg Verlag). Carter, Stephen Leroy 1977 “ From the`Sacred Selfe' to the `Separate Self': A Study of Mystical Elements in Five American Poets Prior to 1900 .” PhD diss., Texas Tech University. 1978 “Emily...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 597–614.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., this act plays on a formative underlying nature/culture structural opposition that is then subverted by circus culture only to be shown, in the end, to be part of the very bourgeois order it was supposed to challenge. I sketch out Carmeli's analysis of how the lions, Sidney Howes the trainer...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (3-4): 490–495.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Eyal Segal Carroll Joseph , Reading Human Nature: Literary Darwinism in Theory and Practice . New York : State University of New York Press , 2011 . xvi + 352 pp. © 2013 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2013 New Books at a Glance Marina Grishakova and Marie...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 65–90.
Published: 01 March 2003
... order,particularly vis-à-vis the crisis of the premodern Culture/Nature paradigm. A lion act presents the Culture/Nature opposition, that is, human trainer, props, routines versus animals, in the context of circus traveling(fieldwork carried out in 1975-79).The circus display of both animals and humans...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (4): 761–774.
Published: 01 December 2018
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (4): 717–752.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Margaret H. Freeman This paper argues that the cognitive sciences need to incorporate aesthetic study of the arts into their methodologies to fully understand the nature of human cognitive processes, because the arts reflect insights into human experience that are unobtainable by the methodologies...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (3-4): 329–483.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Meir Sternberg This paper deals with “motivation” as fiction’s twofold logic of patterning and relates it to other concepts or lines of sense-making (e.g., integration, naturalization). The argument is best summarized through the paper’s headings. 1. Why Is the Discourse Like That? Motivation...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 393–421.
Published: 01 June 2000
... argues that Dr. Death is a variant of the fascist New Man, a new modality of corporeal subjectivity, produced through the utilization of the sublime experience of violence for ideological ends. Rooted in the aftershocks of the Darwinian revolution, the new perception of nature as cruel and rapacious...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (3): 465–505.
Published: 01 September 2010
... recurring assumptions in recent work on genre about the nature of categories and categorization, elaborating on John Frow's incisive critique of misconceptions of genre but correcting his discussion of cognitive poetics. I draw on concept and category research to sketch the three main contemporary...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 459–498.
Published: 01 September 2005
... to the Western tradition. And on this scholarly consensus has been constructed a fundamental dichotomy, ramifying into a series of binary oppositions: the metaphorical,figurative, transcendental nature of Western art, as against the metonymic,literal, immanentist nature of Chinese art. Critically reviewing...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 267–292.
Published: 01 June 2000
... conclusions: (1) It is possible to make an analytical distinction,based on cogent textual observation, between the discursive registers of factual reporting and stereotyping. That distinction revolves not only around the commonplace nature and intertextual dissemination of certain characterizations but also...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 251–284.
Published: 01 June 2010
... the grasp of time. However, this aesthetics is shown to be illusory and self-deceptive: the very opposition between humanity and nature stems from the human desire to comprehend and thus reduce to reason (and language) what the text constructs as irreducible. Mrs. Ramsay's aesthetics gives way...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (1): 67–90.
Published: 01 March 2004
...N. Katherine Hayles Lulled into somnolence by five hundred years of print, literary analysis should awaken to the importance of media-specific analysis, a mode of critical attention which recognizes that all texts are instantiated and that the nature of the medium in which they are instantiated...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 265–285.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Gabriele Rippl This article takes as its starting point the conspicuous ekphrastic nature of many contemporary Anglophone transcultural novels and asks about their engagement with ekphrasis as a self-reflexive writing mode delving into implicit power relations, cultural hierarchies, and the media...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (3): 495–521.
Published: 01 September 2018
... , especially the narrative dynamics of “alien” Neanderthal focalization versus “naturalizing” Homo sapiens narration. Ultimately, The Inheritors reminds the cognitivist of how language-bound the readerly effects of estrangement and integration in internal focalization can be. Conversely, the same novel serves...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (3): 569–595.
Published: 01 September 2018
... by a fictional text, while Uri Margolin has conceived of defamiliarization as directing the reader’s attention to the artificial nature of the construction of the fictional world. In this article we set out to show that it is productive to distinguish between different types of readerly engagement, typified...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 539–571.
Published: 01 December 2016
...William Flesch In Evolving Hamlet: Seventeenth Century English Tragedy and the Ethics of Natural Selection , Angus Fletcher rightly argues against the idea, enthusiastically embraced by literary Darwinism, that evolution explains how exquisitely the individual mind and perhaps the progressive...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (1): 149–171.
Published: 01 March 2022
... ideologies,” namely, the underlying conceptions concerning the nature, functions, and consequences of memory reflected in the testimonies. Contextualizing the works with respect to the times of their publication and analyzing differences between them, it will argue that Kuortti's testimonies represent two...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (3): 281–326.
Published: 01 September 2013
... about the nature of narrative in general or the composition of a particular narrative. However, these excursions have not led to a principled dialogue between genetic criticism and narrative theory. By following major narratologists on their paths to versions of narratives, this essay investigates...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (1): 3–33.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Tatiana Smoliarova The article investigates some textual coincidences between Denis Diderot's major works on art and theater and the Formalist manifesto “Art as Device” by Victor Shklovsky. Acknowledging the accidental nature of these coincidences, I try to determine the common philosophical...