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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 129–244.
Published: 01 March 2001
... as an integrative activity : out of the wide repertoire of sense-making resources available to humans, the inferrer opts for the mechanism(s) that will best integrate the given text in or with the context. Among inference types, presupposition figures here as exemplary because it is the most encoded and determinate...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (3): 513–537.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of insurmountable disagreement is superficial, the conflict between the individuals in question being attached to mannerisms of thinking and expression; (2) argumentative impasses that are linked to presuppositions and premises resolutely placed beyond any doubt; (3) finally,and most radically, certain ways...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (1-2): 117–171.
Published: 01 June 2014
... Morton Levitt (2006) and Pericles Lewis (2007). One of the most common but seldom tested presuppositions about the alleged “inward turn” is that the linguistic innovations of the modernist period helped portray the mental states of characters in a more advanced manner. This article reviews the debates...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 293–318.
Published: 01 June 2000
... of redescription, a mode of knowledge, and how the claims made for it by the various disciplines say something about their own opera-tions, limitations,and presuppositions. By examining the diverse ways narrative is inflected in different institutional settings, we might also discover something about our concern...
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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): 595–608.
Published: 01 December 2004
...-Aristotelian “wing” and a more deconstructive“wing”) and brings to light a shared presupposition in both“wings”: that a literary text offers a certain sort of positivist knowledge. This means that neither “wing” comes to terms with the“world revealing” aspect of literature and the ways in which“ethics...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (4): 717–752.
Published: 01 December 2011
... presuppositions that still inform much of cognitive science, such as the relation of language to our experience of the natural world, the nature of subjective and objective representations, and the role of the arts in the evolutionary development of the human mind. In basing my approach to literature on Vico’s...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 621–632.
Published: 01 December 2000
... time also its fascinating effect. The reflection on presuppositions of interpreting literary texts today is mostly based on heuristic or strictly pragmatic interests. The daily routine of interpretation has found its realm in a domain of normalized procedures in between scientific...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (2): 349.
Published: 01 June 2005
...: Narratives of Gulag Sur- vivors (2000) as well as articles on English, American, and Russian writers. She is the editor of Commitment in Reflection: Essays in Literature and Moral Philosophy (1994) and a coeditor of Rereading Texts/Rethinking Critical Presuppositions: Essays in Honour of H. M. Daleski...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (4): 759–760.
Published: 01 December 2008
... Philosophy (1994) and coeditor of Rereading Texts/Rethinking Critical Presuppositions: Essays in Honor of H. M. Daleski (1996). At present she is editor of Partial Answers: A Journal of Literature and the History of Ideas, a semiannual periodical. Alexei Yurchak is an associate professor...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (1): 151–159.
Published: 01 March 2005
...- scious presuppositions. There are certainly known instances of early mod- ern authors berating booksellers for naming them on the title page. Noting that frequent advertisements for books ‘‘by a young lady’’ appeared in the late seventeenth century, Ezell suggests that they might have been ‘‘induce...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 113–129.
Published: 01 February 2018
... to create herself as a flexible, durable subject with multiple enunciative capacities” (Gallagher 2006: 360). 4. This view in turn sheds light on the function of the proper name in the construction of character: “The name introduces a presupposition of unity, which constitutionally cannot...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 193–206.
Published: 01 June 2021
... formats and technologies but to discuss their often covert presuppositions about the cultural technique of reading. What I do argue, however, is that reading even in the age of compression cannot entirely evade Kukkonen's stress on temporal multiplicity. Whatever we call reading necessarily unfolds...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (3): 539–556.
Published: 01 September 2002
...: how it works for an immediate effect of self- evidence based on commonplaces in the Aristotelian sense. This sec- tion surveys the notion of topos, connects it to ideology in an important chapter on ‘‘presupposition, topos...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 539–559.
Published: 01 December 2020
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (3): 443–464.
Published: 01 September 2002
.... By bringing together the topics of Aristotle, the theory of presupposition according to Oswald Ducrot, and 6722 Poetics Today / 23:3 / sheet 79 of 214 the ideological analysis of discourse, he distinguishes between ‘‘rigorous’’ discourse, based on coherently...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (2): 171–189.
Published: 01 June 2007
.... The second example is Friedrich Nietzsche’s Twilight of the Idols (1889). As announced by the subtitle, How to Philosophize with a Hammer, Twilight of the Idols is an iconoclastic philosophi- cal work; it consists of over a hundred aphoristic remarks attacking various presuppositions about morality...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (1): 203–206.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., as well as their problematic presuppositions, and suggests an alternative approach. Donka Minkova, appealing to Optimality Theory, proposes a model of Middle Eng­lish alliterative verse that aligns it with the typology of other Eng­lish verse forms. Nila Friedberg, in an article more directly...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (1): 206–209.
Published: 01 March 2011
... syllabic meters by grouping syllables into pairs or triplets on several levels, from feet upward. Bruno Paoli criti- cizes existing theories of Arabic metrics for their descriptive inadequacies, as well as their problematic presuppositions, and suggests an alternative approach. Donka...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (1): 209–211.
Published: 01 March 2011
... or triplets on several levels, from feet upward. Bruno Paoli criti- cizes existing theories of Arabic metrics for their descriptive inadequacies, as well as their problematic presuppositions, and suggests an alternative approach. Donka Minkova, appealing to Optimality Theory, proposes a model...