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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (3): 579–596.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Erin James Highlighting a trend in current models of narrative empathy that suggests that readers’ ability to empathize with nonhuman characters is dependent wholly on anthropomorphization, this essay explores two narratives that feature chimp characters—Colin McAdam’s A Beautiful Truth and Karen...
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Published: 01 September 2022
Figure 4 Four modes of symbolization of nonhumans in oral poiesis, arranged according to their distribution in the paradigmatic and syntagmatic axes. More
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (3): 549–581.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Figure 4 Four modes of symbolization of nonhumans in oral poiesis, arranged according to their distribution in the paradigmatic and syntagmatic axes. ...
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Published: 01 September 2022
Figure 1 A schematic model of the ecosemiotic dynamic in the habitat system, highlighting the role of poiesis in semiotic alignment (structural coupling) of human and nonhuman own-worlds (circles), notably through the mechanisms of identification and symbolization. More
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 317–339.
Published: 01 June 2017
... between the human and the nonhuman, be that divine or machine. They return repeatedly to reuse archetypes not because they are satisfying but because they might yet be. © 2017 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2017 archetypes Annunciation to Mary Terminator movies cognitive...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 123–140.
Published: 01 February 2017
.... These findings further support the present proposal that bidirectionality in metaphors represents a more basic or initial phase, which subsequently gives way to unidirectional mapping. 2.4. Metaphorical Directionality in Human vs. Nonhuman Primates Another manifestation of the shift from bidirectionality...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 335–362.
Published: 01 June 2022
...) continues this idea to note that as the concepts such as sociotechnical and sociomateriality express, human and nonhuman actors (or the “social” and “technical”) are seen as composite entities whose enactive powers cannot merely be reduced to their constituent parts. From this point of view, we argue...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (1-2): 200–203.
Published: 01 June 2014
... to explore the animals’ nonhuman experiences, rather than using anthro- pomorphic projection and/or allegorization as a basic representational template. Herman claims that the study of such narratives has metanarra- tological significance, since it leads to the questioning of some common conceptions about...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (3): 461–465.
Published: 01 September 2021
... Ruskin's fluid conception of human and nonhuman nature, Kreisel argues that the much debated discourse of modern sustainability (sustainable for whom and to what ends?) is heir to his paradoxical struggle to “distinguish human use value from the abstract value of the natural world” (115). Adam Grener's...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 March 2022
... attention to lists, or to what have been called “Latour litanies” (Bogost 2012 : 49–50), “quasi-surrealist lists of disparate entities . . . that convey, through their promiscuous entanglement and equinanimous copresence, the equal footing of nonhuman and human actors” (Felski 2015 : 738). Ursula Heise...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 415–418.
Published: 01 June 2022
... is structured around three prominent directions in econarratology: representation of the nonhuman; narrative ethics, with an understanding of narrative “as a multisided ethical interaction” (8); and cognitive narratology and readerly interaction with narrated storyworlds. Econarratology, as it takes shape...
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Poetics Today (2024) 45 (2): 367–371.
Published: 01 June 2024
... of English at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her forthcoming book, Bacteria to AI: Human Futures with Our Nonhuman Symbionts , will be published in 2024. Eric Hayot is Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature and Asian Studies at Penn State University. He is the author of five books...
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Poetics Today (2024) 45 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2024
... the subjective mode of existence of beliefs, desires, intentions, pleasures, pains, and other mental states that exist only insofar as they are experienced by a human or nonhuman animal subject. Similarly, whatever else we use the term objective to mean, we use it in an epistemic sense to mark claims...
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Poetics Today (2024) 45 (2): 259–265.
Published: 01 June 2024
... pervasive in our cultures, human-nonhuman collaborations are rapidly becoming the norm rather than the exception. Learning to work in this way will pay rich dividends when a student leaves the university and begins their career. Second, this situation preserves and protects the essential quality...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (3): 341–359.
Published: 01 September 2021
... . Caracciolo Marco . 2020 . “ Object-Oriented Plotting and Nonhuman Realities in DeLillo's Underworld and Iñárritu's Babel .” In Environment and Narrative: New Directions in Econarratology , edited by James Erin and Morel Eric , 45 – 64 . Columbus : Ohio State University Press...
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Poetics Today (2024) 45 (2): 215–222.
Published: 01 June 2024
... attributable to a reader. Yet, so the argument goes, the text generated by LLMs cannot deliver that because their underlying training and subsequent behavior are the product of essentially nonhuman, non-communicative processes. As a result, language and text generated by such models have the mere illusion...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (1-2): 127–129.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Poetics Today 36:1-2 persons and narratives with nonhuman characters, which probe the limits of the concept’s applicability. These three chapters of the book’s second part, “Worlding the Story,” are interspersed with two worked examples. One concerns reflexive texts, which call attention...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (1-2): 130–133.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Poetics Today 36:1-2 persons and narratives with nonhuman characters, which probe the limits of the concept’s applicability. These three chapters of the book’s second part, “Worlding the Story,” are interspersed with two worked examples. One concerns reflexive texts, which call attention...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (1-2): 133–136.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Poetics Today 36:1-2 persons and narratives with nonhuman characters, which probe the limits of the concept’s applicability. These three chapters of the book’s second part, “Worlding the Story,” are interspersed with two worked examples. One concerns reflexive texts, which call attention...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (1-2): 136–138.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Poetics Today 36:1-2 persons and narratives with nonhuman characters, which probe the limits of the concept’s applicability. These three chapters of the book’s second part, “Worlding the Story,” are interspersed with two worked examples. One concerns reflexive texts, which call attention...