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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 349–377.
Published: 01 June 2000
...E. L. McCallum Cyberfiction offers a tantalizing view of what a completely networked world might be like; yet even with distance transcended by computers and phone links, the real world persists as an important component of these narratives. Examining the representation of real spaces in cyberpunk...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (3): 308–310.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Eyal Segal Abbott H. Porter , Real Mysteries: Narrative and the Unknowable . Columbus : Ohio State University Press , 2013 . x + 178 pp. © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 New Books at a Glance Sabina Schenk, Running and Clicking: Future Narratives...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 305–334.
Published: 01 June 2004
... and Siegfried J. Schmidt, 392 -404 (Konstanz:UVK). Schreier, Margrit, and Soheila Owzar 2002 “ Is Ally Farson Real? Reception of Pseudo-Documentaries on the Internet .” Paper presented at the VIII Biannual IGEL Conference,Pécs, August 21–24. Schreier, Margrit, Jutta Rothmund, and Norbert Groeben 2001...
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Published: 01 September 2022
Figure 19a Sample of Instagram user tagging #real and #nofilter. Post by @markreadmusic August 16, 2018, screenshot August 17, 2018. More
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Published: 01 September 2022
Figure 19b Sample of Instagram user tagging #real and #nofilter. Post by @riob102 August 17, 2018, screenshot August 17, 2018. More
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 281–299.
Published: 01 June 2020
... about Popular Culture . Baltimore, MD : Johns Hopkins University Press . Staging Sincerity in Renaissance Italy and Early Modern China; or, Why Real Lovers Quarrel Casey Schoenberger Hong Kong Polytechnic University Abstract The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in China and the West saw a wave...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (1): 81–103.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of incompatibility and incongruence. Between two powerful superfluities – of language and of the real – this article situates the poetic text in the space made by a pincer movement. First it discusses linguistic excess – the realization that there is nothing outside text, that reality is always linguistically...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (3): 569–595.
Published: 01 September 2018
... from Chaucer, Kafka, and Borges, we argue for cases that exhibit a more complex dynamic, with the reader’s direction of attention varying from the real to fictional world and from low to high suspension of disbelief. We claim that immersion may also take place in works where the reader is more focused...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (3): 523–542.
Published: 01 September 2018
... unearths the narrative features, such as literal mind reading, that cannot be reduced to real-world possibilities, whereas a cognitive approach may focus on what is analogous to real-world cognition, or it may explain how unusual fiction is made sense of in cognitive terms. This article offers a synthesis...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (3): 579–596.
Published: 01 September 2019
... and emotion in narrative and the resulting challenges that this difficulty poses for models of narrative empathy. It then discusses the mechanisms by which written narratives that refuse to anthropomorphize nonhuman characters, such those by McAdam and Fowler, might inspire a real-world ethics of care among...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 61–92.
Published: 01 February 2017
... in metaphorical expressions. In particular, the author reviews Forceville's (1995) examples of possible bidirectionality in film, advertisement, poetry, and a real-life incident. In further exploring more general notions of metaphorical workings in various genres, the author concludes that not only...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 273–293.
Published: 01 June 2017
...' bodies, rendering abstract concepts physically tangible, thus providing alternative and parallel means of communicating and manipulating knowledge. This knowledge, it is argued, can be integrated into readers' range of experiences in ways that parallel “real-life” encounters, potentially facilitating...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 113–129.
Published: 01 February 2018
... conception of character. The first consciousness, that of the narrative audience, involves the reader projecting herself or himself into an observer position within the story world—as if under an invisibility cloak—and thus taking the characters and events as real. The second consciousness...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (2): 169–216.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Joshua Landy While it is often assumed that fictions must be informative or morally improving in order to be of any real benefit to us, certain texts defy this assumption by functioning as training grounds for the capacities : in engaging with them, we stand to become not more knowledgeable or more...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (3): 151–174.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Viktor Shklovsky We get used to horrible things and stop fearing them. We get used to beautiful things and stop enjoying them. We get used to people and stop experiencing them as personalities. Art is a means to make things real again. These ideas, expressed by a very young and polemically minded...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 65–90.
Published: 01 March 2003
... as exemplifications of their own kind erases their“realness,” turning them into images in the public's perception. However, a totalization of the performance and of the display of circus traveling reifies the animal and human images and the circus image, with the effect of placing them out of social time...
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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 (2005) 26 (2): 209–255.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Tamar Yacobi In both real-life and fictional testimony, the problems of reliability-judgment multiply when witnesses report events that count as extraordinary. Historians and other judges then suspect the teller of misrepresentation. On such testimonies there accordingly converge the issues...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (4): 541–574.
Published: 01 December 2021
... it is ontological, in contemporary literature we contend this dominant is affective. The prevailing questions are “How can I feel reality (myself, the other, the past, the present, etc.)?”; “How can I feel to belong to reality?”; and “How can I feel reality to be real?” This affective dominant manifests itself...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (3): 455–478.
Published: 01 September 2022
...), establish continua for mapping these social positions and conceptual frameworks and for evaluating their thematic salience in the narrative. Crucially, these methods are applied not only to text-internal figures like narrators and characters but also to the real-world parties to narrative: authors...