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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (4): 723–726.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Galia Yanoshevsky 2006 Marianne Doury and Sophie Moirand, eds., L'argumentation aujourd'hui: Positions théoriques en confrontation . Paris: Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2004. 200 pp. Anscombre, Jean-Claude, and Oswald Ducrot 1983 L'argumentation dans la langue (Brussels...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 181–213.
Published: 01 March 2016
... the mapping of the literary field and literary history. © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 author interview literary field interview series positioning image construction literary portrait References Amossy Ruth 1998 “Autoportrait à deux voix: La nuit sera...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (3): 591–618.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Uri Margolin This article aims to provide a definition, description, and typology of collective narrative agents and of collective narratives. A collective narrative agent occurs in a given narrative if three conditions are satisfied:(a) the argument position in numerous narrative propositions...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 29–53.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Asiya Bulatova From its first publication in 1923, Viktor Shklovsky's book Zoo, or Letters Not about Love has been discussed as a text that takes up a borderline position between literature and literary theory. The fact that the book was written and first published in Berlin ensured its place...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 213–233.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Ben Morgan The article surveys three major positions in early debates about situated cognition in the 1990s as they are represented, in particular, in the work of Edwin Hutchins, Jean Lave, Etienne Wenger, Tim van Gelder, Andy Clark, Jerome S. Bruner, and John Haugeland. Rather than arbitrate among...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (2): 257–286.
Published: 01 June 2009
... attributing to it certain generic characteristics, it is difficult to speak of an evolution of the manifesto. Second, this article seeks to show the relationship between scholarly work on manifesto and the position of the researcher in the academic field. The researcher's position in the field of literary...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (1): 129–150.
Published: 01 March 2000
... performance. Olson's reading is considered by some a tour de force and by others a drunken ramble. This essay interprets it as an attempt to articulate an institution and contends that its excesses derive from his simultaneously marginal and central positioning as the “boss poet”of a community committed...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 March 2001
... on his institutional position; for Ducrot or Maingueneau, drawing on Aristotle, the image of the orator is built by the discourse itself. Analyzing political as well as literary texts, this essay takes into account the institutional position of the speaker; his “prior ethos” (the image his audience has...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 301–315.
Published: 01 June 2021
... digital work does not need to be bound by a material form, such as a printed book. Without such a framing device, and its position embedded in the physical world, this narrative form has boundaries that are often in flux. It can shift and respond to the presence of the situated reader, and its beginning...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 287–308.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Korina Giaxoglou Abstract Illness stories have been celebrated as a resource for giving patients voice from the active position of the wounded storyteller . The proliferating research on illness stories, however, has often reproduced a reductionist approach to narrative as a window to subjective...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (3): 455–478.
Published: 01 September 2022
..., it argues for theorizing narrative occasion by focusing on two dimensions: 1) the social positions it entails and 2) the conceptual frameworks it engages. Readings of two German-language texts, Goethe's Sorrows of Young Werther (1774/1787) and Babak Ghassim and Usama Elyas's “Behind Us, My Country” (2015...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (3): 473–494.
Published: 01 September 2018
...-called exceptionality thesis. The issue at stake here is whether fictional texts are fundamentally dependent on our general cognitive capacities (a position traditionally held by cognitive narratology) or fundamentally depart from everyday modes of thinking. We revisit the debate in light...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (2): 237–295.
Published: 01 June 2003
... and the Brain (1997). Deacon stands out among cognitive scientists for his conclusion that language—symbolic reference—is an“evolutionary anomaly,” that is, inassimilable to the mechanism of gene replication. By understanding the exact nature of this evolutionary anomaly, we are in a much better position...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (4): 729–758.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Helen Freshwater This article problematizes cultural studies' recent return to the“thing,” assessing the archive's position in research work. I draw on my experience of consultation of the surviving records of the Lord Chamberlain's theater censorship office in order to demonstrate...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 265–281.
Published: 01 June 2004
... broad areas. First, it supports a position called the willing construction of disbelief and relates that to readers' feelings of having been transported to narrative worlds. The data suggest that readers must expend strategic effort to reject the information they acquire from literary narratives. Second...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (4): 573–594.
Published: 01 December 2004
... and presuppositions underlying the ascription to literature of an ethically exemplary role. Accepting the methodological and conceptual challenges presented by some of the major philosophical and theoretical positions informing literature's perception as ethically exemplary (from Aristotle to Jakobson and Derrida...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (4): 627–651.
Published: 01 December 2004
... the ethical dimensions of the telling and those of the told as well as to the ethical positions the author invites the audience to adopt and those the audience brings with them. Demonstrating the usefulness of this approach to Robert Frost's wrenching lyric narrative “Home Burial” provides a response...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (2): 175–207.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Benjamin Friedlander Trauma theory posits an unrepresentable excess to experience, but because most studies of trauma deal with experiences that are known and named, at least in general terms (for instance, the Holocaust), there is a tendency to treat the limits of representation as objective...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 433–458.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Pradeep Sopory Metaphors are both cognitive and affective in their meaning. However, a discussion of affect has been absent from recent theories of metaphor comprehension. This article looks at how affect, broadly conceptualized as positive and negative valence, may interact with cognition during...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (4): 675–691.
Published: 01 December 2006
... from the narrators of Fielding and Sterne. Through an examination of the chapters on eighteenth-century novels in The Implied Reader (and of Laurence Sterne: Tristram Shandy ) as well as the theoretical position of The Act of Reading , this essay argues that by utilizing a range of eighteenth-century...