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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 403–423.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., particularly in terms of gender; they posit that art objects trigger unquenchable desire; and—most significantly—they attribute transformative power to such objects. By affirming the power of art images to improve empathy and relationality in their privileged viewers, the novels reauratize art, supplementing...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (1): 125–235.
Published: 01 March 2006
...”), and, especially, recognition (“surprise”)? Or is it only a pretender to the title, a fortiori to literature's and art's supreme value and motive power? The answer hinges on the equation, current since Formalism, of perceptual estrangement with temporal disarrangement: artistic sjuzhet is disordered, hence...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (4): 683–794.
Published: 01 December 2007
... question of epistemic privilege vs. disprivilege alone at stake. The argument shows afresh its bearings on larger issues yet, especially narrative's open-ended art of relations. Thus the relations between axes of perspective, between perspective and plot, between power and performance, between mimetic...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (1): 29–66.
Published: 01 March 2004
..., second-order, illusionistic, and ultimately political about the royal display of power just witnessed.1 Such an interpretation of Gorky’s remark resonates with a domi- nant, and currently predominant, strain in the history of cinema studies. Since Walter Benjamin’s ‘‘The Work of Art in the Age...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (1): 183–185.
Published: 01 March 2022
... concludes by arguing for the transformative power of art, its persistence, and its role in both self-knowledge and our experience of all reality. Her argument includes the sciences within her view of aesthetic cognition. Although the means is absolutely contemporary and alive to our collective insights from...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 681–709.
Published: 01 December 2000
... sources. It is through this type of densely semanticized relationships that the powers of reference and representation in art are not only demonstrated, but also brought home to the perceivers by activating a direct emotional ex- perience in them. As I have pointed out, the perceivers...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 605–634.
Published: 01 December 2017
... conditions of this enchantment” leads him to a process that is first and foremost cultural, whereas the same search led Bourdieu to social and economic processes. According to Greenblatt (ibid.: 4), “the power of art” and more generally 2. In a similar vein we have argued that the implied author...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 417–428.
Published: 01 September 2017
... grounded specifically in literary theory. The same is also true of Victor Shklovsky’s initial accounts of art’s power to deliver estrangement, a power the early Shklovsky described in terms of wider aesthetic and even social utility (Tihanov 2005). In the latter half of the 1920s, however, Shpet...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (1): 1–53.
Published: 01 March 2011
... and the Educative Powers of Art , in A Companion to the Philosophy of Education , edited by Curren Randall , 365 – 83 ( Malden, MA : Blackwell ). Chomsky Noam 1959 ``A Review of B. F. Skinner's Verbal Behavior (Review of Skinner, Verbal Behavior) Language 35 : 26 – 58 . Churchland...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (4): 665–696.
Published: 01 December 2005
.... The substance of the thing (veshch’) remains unalterable, as does the challenge of attaining it in the work of art. In the end, Shklovsky’s motivation for capturing this sub- stance through an ever-renewable series of affective verbal representations is not so much to celebrate the power of art qua art...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (4): 613–636.
Published: 01 December 2005
... precisely the space of the Kantian gap. At the same time, like Kleist, they believed in the power of art (poetry, the novel) to explore and intensify the primordial estrangement posited by critical philosophy. They rejected, often explicitly, both the Idealist solu- tions cathected on identity...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (1): 35–66.
Published: 01 March 2006
... later developed into a powerful art of survival, in the work of Nicolae Steinhardt and Joseph Brodsky. ‘‘This Is Surrealism Estrangement in the Interrogation Room For a Romanian, Nicolae Steinhardt’s name is associated with a legend- ary generation of intellectuals who shaped the Romanian cultural...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 89–127.
Published: 01 March 2001
... the possibilities of composition and what he perceives as the kinetic power of both emotion and perception, hence his privileging of the noun that denotes action over a noun that separates the subject from action, and his preference of line over color. (See Pound and Ellmann Stevens’s own thinking on art...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (3): 595–601.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Various Voices: Prose, Poetry, Politics (New York: Grove). Said, Edward 1983 The World, the Text, and the Critic (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press). The Art of Making It New, Revisited: Beckett and Cliché H. Porter Abbott English, UC Santa Barbara Elizabeth Barry, Beckett...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 317–339.
Published: 01 June 2017
... and the later art — the later much more directly — rep- resent a painful truth. The human powers required to supply humans’ own needs are less than sufficient, but the stories that matter are made by those who accept the challenge to ramp it up. In both the earlier and the later narratives, otherworldly...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (3): 317–326.
Published: 01 September 2020
...: The Power of Reli- gion in the Public Sphere. In The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere, edited by Judith Butler, Ju¨rgenHabermas, Charles Taylor, and CornelWest, 7 15. NewYork: Columbia University Press. Rosen, Aaron. 2015. Art and Religion in the Twenty-First Century. London: Thames & Hudson...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (3): 437–460.
Published: 01 September 2020
... . “ The Basis of the Social Concept .” 2000 . Russian Orthodox Church, Department for External Church Relations , mospat.ru/en/documents/social-concepts/ . Bernstein Anya . 2014 . “ Caution, Religion! Iconoclasm, Secularism, and Ways of Seeing in Post-Soviet Art Wars .” Public Culture...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (3): 327–360.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., and the Brain, edited by Warren Neidich, 11 – 19 (New York: Distributed Art). Bulgakov, Mikhail 1987 [1925] Heart of a Dog. Translated by Mirra Ginsberg (New York: Grove). Burn, Stephen J., and Peter Dempsey, eds. 2008 Intersections: Essays on Richard Powers (Champaign, IL: Dalkey Archive). Byatt...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 635–658.
Published: 01 December 2014
... : Oxford University Press ). Strong Roy 1984 [1973] Art and Power ( Woodbridge, UK : Boydell ). Tung Mason 1988 “From Personifications to Emblems: Peacham's Use of Ripa in Minerva Britanna,” in The English Emblem and the Continental Tradition , edited by Daly Peter M...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Today 16 : 599 -649. 1997 “Verbal Frames and Ekphrastic Figuration,” in Interart Poetics: Essays on the Interrelations of the Arts and Media , edited by Ulla-Britta Lagerroth, Hans Lund, and Erik Hedling, 35 -46(Amsterdam: Rodopi). The Power of Double Coding...