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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Ruth Amossy Examining the rhetorical notion of ethos at the crossroads of disciplines,this article builds up an integrated model attempting to reconcile Bourdieu's theory of language and power with pragmatic views of illocutionary force. For the sociologist, the authority of the orator depends...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (4): 631–646.
Published: 01 December 2023
.... Semiforgotten elements of the ancient faculty prove that rhetoric requires creative visual imagination from both parties (orator and audience) and that the practice emanates from and embeds in visuospatial, sensual experiences. These visual features are combined with the verbal in rhetorical practice resulting...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (1): 1–37.
Published: 01 March 2005
... of Geoffrey Chaucer, 2d ed. , edited by F. R. Robinson (Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin). Cicero 1954 Ad G. Herennium: De ratione dicendi (Rhetorica ad Herennium) , translated by Harry Caplan (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press). 1969 On the Orator (De Oratore) Book 3. On Fate (De Fato). Stoic...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (3): 465–487.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., the addressee (or audience in rhetorical terms) is given a dominant role. Perelman stresses the necessity of the orator’s adaptation to ‘‘the ensemble of those whom the speaker wishes to influence by his ar- gumentation’’ (Perelman...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 209–211.
Published: 01 February 2017
... research projects with collab- orations from companies like Xerox and Samsung. Dr. Albert Katz is a professor of psychology at the University of Western Ontario whose scholarly work centers on select issues in cognitive psychol- ogy, specifically, (a) the comprehension and production of metaphor...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 769–771.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... Instead, he thinks in terms of selection, on the poet’s or the orator’s part, from a suite of options or topoi (a term used in the Rhetoric but not in the Poetics), which in the case of tragedy include plot patterns, types of agent, kinds of recognition, and so forth. On a structuralist model of, once...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 423–433.
Published: 01 June 2000
... cry ‘‘To the Bastille a slogan that led di- rectly to the inaugural event of the French Revolution’s most revolutionary period. ‘‘To the Bastille was undoubtedly an indignant response to orators’ pro- tests...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (1): 103–125.
Published: 01 March 2022
... to those names. According to the information provided by Eleanor Dickey ( 2002 : 226), “in didactic dialogues such as those of Plato and Xenophon . . . is used with more than 90 percent of addresses.” Dickey also notes the high frequency of O! —above 90 percent—in the works of several Athenian orators...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (3): 539–556.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Dascal, Ekkehard Eggs, Galit Haddad, Dominique Maingueneau, Meir Sternberg, and Alain Viala devoted to ethos as the building up of the orator’s image in his or her discourse. Contains insights into the role...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (1): 237–244.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., but it was buried in layers of stuff. The congress was going on that would turn later into the October Revolution. A Jewish orator said, ‘What can we do now, when any action will end up in dirt and blood? Is there a party who can take action under those circum- stances?’ And then Lenin, seated, uttered his...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (3): 595–601.
Published: 01 September 2008
.... When the orator urges his or her auditors “to strike while the iron is hot,” how many of them see Abbott • Beckett and Cliché 597 the sweating blacksmith at his forge and feel his magical transmutation into new meaning? The answer is none. Through time...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 205–222.
Published: 01 June 2020
... this line of thought to consider the moral ambivalence surrounding mind reading in premodern China and the literary ramifications of its elab- oration and suppression. Life beyond Life, World beyond World In 1902 Liang Qichao, a Confucian reformer, published an impassioned essay championing a literary...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 565–577.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Demosthenes’ orations Xerxes’ battles Jesus’ name Moses’ direction QUOTATIONS. See EXTRACTS REVIEWS. See BOOK REVIEWS SECTIONS. See HEADINGS SPELLING AND TERMS Consult Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, 11th ed., and Webster’s Third New International Dictionary. If the dictionary...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (4): 765–793.
Published: 01 December 2001
...’ that Shelley can represent only fantastically’’ (Wolfson 15 is undercut by its ‘‘unclosed frame’’ n Moreover, Wolfson argues (ibid.: that the speaker of the frame disappears from the poem points out that his very return ‘‘would expose the oration as an unreal event...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (1): 67–96.
Published: 01 March 2006
... to a certain format of the Eastern icon, where Jesus holds his hand to his chest in a position that bears some similarity to Malevich’s.37 Be that as it may, the outward-directed hand motion of the Self-Portrait does evoke ancient orators, though in an altogether different context. 3.2. Aesopian Canvas...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (3): 355–368.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of British accomplishment, one that ranges from states- men and orators (William Pitt, First Earl of Chatham; James Fox) to stage actors (David Garrick), military leaders (Admiral Horatio Nelson, General Sir John Moore), scientists (Humphrey Davy, Joseph Priestley), and painters ( Joshua Reynolds). Most...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 211–224.
Published: 01 September 2014
... styl- ized representation of Yiddish and at how it functions as a form of commem- oration through deformation. My own essay in this volume, “Yiddish as Voice and Letter in Post-Holocaust Literature,” is also dedicated to traces of Yiddish in non-Yiddish writing, specifically in post-Holocaust...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (2): 155–205.
Published: 01 June 2009
... The Orator's Education , vols. 1 –5, edited and translated by Donald A. Russell (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press). Rastier, François 1970 “A propos du saturnine,” Latomus 29 : 3 -24. Ricks, Christopher 2002 “Shakespeare and the Anagram,” Proceedings of the British Academy 121 : 111...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 383–401.
Published: 01 June 2018
... demands, greater collab- oration on all fronts. 3. The Magnetism of Hopper’s All-Night Diner Lisel Mueller’s poem “American Literature” proposes that Hopper’s paint- ings are compelling to writers because of the vast expanses of emptiness they offer, spaces she characterizes...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (1): 103–119.
Published: 01 March 2021
...: our not knowing when we shall die. Derrida s concern with the figuration of dawn as a favored time of execution is elab- orated, as is the politics of opposing the death penalty as a radical politics. Haddad discusses a published session of Hospitality in terms of what he calls a pedagogy...