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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (4): 563–603.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Matthew Sharpe This essay undertakes a close analysis of Leo Strauss’s remarkable but undertreated Leo Strauss on Plato’s “Symposium,” reading it as opening a privileged purview of his own (and his students’) wider understandings of philosophy, poetry, and politics. The essay begins by drawing out...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (2): 191–246.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Jonathan Lavery After a review of some general issues surrounding the interpretation of Plato's dialogues, I consider in detail the reception of Plato's Protagoras in English scholarship since 1956, that is, during the last half century. That scholarship falls into three periods. At first (1956-82...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (3): 361–380.
Published: 01 September 2021
... narratology. This article suggests that a reconsideration of the concept of mimesis could help build a bridge between Ricoeur's phenomenological approach and cognitive studies in narrative. More specifically, it argues that Plato's discussion of poetry in the Republic , unanimously criticized by modern...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (2): 283–302.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Gareth B. Matthews In the Theaetetus , Plato has Socrates propose that thinking is a discussion the soul has with itself. But Plato never wrote a philosophical work in the form of an inner dialogue. Augustine's Soliloquies is the first such work. Writing in this form, Augustine is inspired to treat...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (4): 689–710.
Published: 01 December 2004
... of the people around him, as the ego so often, in Murdoch's view, obscures reality. On the other hand, love also supplies real insight, and Murdoch, closely following Plato's Phaedrus , shows how Bradley's passion for Julian forces him out of himself, enabling him to see much more than he had previously seen. I...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (1): 49–66.
Published: 01 March 2021
... and was influenced by what one might call the philosophical problem of the seminar. As Derrida points out on a number of occasions, the seminar is not a neutral space. Indeed, it is a particularly ambivalent one, as early discussions of it in “Plato’s Pharmacy” and Clang show. In appropriating the form, not only...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (3): 607–650.
Published: 01 September 2001
... of the period, this amounted to the substitution of Echo, the compassionate nymph,for Narcissus, the self-centered deity. This analysis is informed by the fate of these cultural figures as well as by theoretical discussions of sympathy/compassion in antiquity (Plato and Aristotle) and in the seventeenth...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (2): 247–281.
Published: 01 June 2007
... in antiquity, from the earliest allegorizing readings of Homer to the full-blown “running commentary” in the Platonic tradition (fourth to sixth centuries CE). Running commentaries are mostly on authoritative thinkers such as Plato and Aristotle. Yet they are never mere scholarly enterprises but, rather...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (3): 447–471.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Jan Alber; Marco Caracciolo; Irina Marchesini Among literary-theoretical concepts, mimesis has one of the longest histories, dating back to Plato and Aristotle. In the twentieth century, discussion of mimesis resulted in a number of highly influential contributions, including Eric Auerbach’s...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (2): 171–189.
Published: 01 June 2007
... and “A Dissertation on Virtue ,” introduced and edited by W. R. Matthews (London: G. Bell and Sons). Corlett, J. Angelo 1997 “Interpreting Plato's Dialogues,” Classical Quarterly 47 : 423 -38. Croce, Benedetto 1964 [1909] Aesthetic as Science of Expression and General Linguistic , translated by Douglas...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (3): 393–441.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... Peters, F. E. 1967 Greek Philosophical Terms: A Historical Lexicon (New York: New York University Press). Plato 1949 Theatetus , translated by Benjamin Jowett, introduction by Irving Copi (Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs Merrill). 1963 The Collected Dialogues of Plato , edited by Edith Hamilton...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 459–498.
Published: 01 September 2005
... and non-Western literatures. © 2005 by the Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2005 Abrams, M. H. 1953 The Mirror and the Lamp:Romantic Theory and the Critical Tradition (New York:Norton). Adams, Hazard, ed. 1971 Critical Theory since Plato (San Diego, CA: Hartcourt Brace...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (3): 521–541.
Published: 01 September 2000
... of Cme (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press). Nehamas, Alexander 1999 “Plato on Imitation and Poetry in Republic X,” in Virtues of Authenticity: Essays on Plato and Socrates , 251 -78 (Princeton,NJ: Princeton University Press). Nussbaum, Martha 1990 Love's Knowledge:Essays on Philosophy...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (2): 169–216.
Published: 01 June 2012
...: Parallel New Testament in Greek and English 1976 edited by Marshall Alfred ( Grand Rapids, MI : Zonervan ). Irwin Terence 1979 Plato: “Gorgias” ( Oxford : Oxford University Press ). Iser Wolfgang 1978 The Implied Reader ( Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (4): 573–594.
Published: 01 December 2004
... York: Oxford University Press). 1992 “Tragedy and Self-Sufficiency: Plato and Aristotle on Fear and Pity,” in Essays on Aristotle's“Poetics ,” edited by Amélie Oksenberg Rorty, 261 -90 (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press). 1995 Poetic Justice: The Literary Imagination and Public...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (1): 37–57.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Barbara Ensign . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Knapp Ethan . 2001 . The Bureaucratic Muse: Thomas Hoccleve and the Literature of Late Medieval England . University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press . Kretzmann Norman . 1977 . “ Socrates Is Whiter than Plato...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 769–771.
Published: 01 December 2017
... brief reviews of Eric Havelock’s and Jacques Derrida’s contrasting views of Plato’s relation- ship to orality and writing, contends that Aristotle was the first Greek thinker to conceptualize poetic and rhetorical texts largely in terms of writing, there- by turning them into bounded objects...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 485–518.
Published: 01 September 2017
...]) . Palievskii Petr 1963 “O strukturalizme v literaturovedenii,” Znamia 12 : 189 – 98 . Pan'kov Nikolai A. 2005 “Iz perepiski M. M. Bakhtina s V. N. Turbinym (1962 – 1966),” Znamia 7 : 113 – 61 . Plato 2012 A Plato Reader: Eight Essential Dialogues . Edited...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (3): 363–391.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., serve (or, better, are subordinated to) a philosophy which, from his first Italian dialogues, he planned as revolutionary in content as well as in form. The ranking of “content” above “form” should be kept in mind in possible comparisons with classical models, such as, for example, Plato...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (3): 461–487.
Published: 01 September 2011
... and Ethics of Character Narration ( Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press ). Pinker Stephen 2002 The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature ( New York : Viking ). Plato 1963 The Collected Dialogues of Plato Including the Letters , translated by Hamilton Edith...