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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (2): 191–246.
Published: 01 June 2007
... and the Frontier of Genre Research: A Reconnaissance Report from the Field Jonathan Lavery Philosophy and Contemporary Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University (Brantford) Abstract  After a review of some general issues surrounding the interpretation of Plato’s dialogues, I consider in detail the reception...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 283–304.
Published: 01 June 2004
..., The Blair Witch Project , and Scream —were content analyzed. Of the papers, 46 percent reported an effect on bedtime behavior (e.g., sleep disturbances) and 75 percent reported effects on waking life (e.g., anxiety in related situations). Among the prominent effects on waking life were difficulty swimming...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (1-2): 117–171.
Published: 01 June 2014
... the use of reporting clauses and mental verbs (e.g., “she thought” and “he said to himself”) in a large sample of nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century French fiction, I measure the frequency of several key markers of represented thought in a range of novels, authors, and decades between 1800...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (4): 437–518.
Published: 01 December 2013
... realization, as communicated by an authorized narrator); and (3) report (about an enactment, a forecast, or another report, all delivered by some character). This research examines the repetition structure in cinematic narrative: specifically, in heist, adventure, and military operation films. Throughout...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 205–240.
Published: 01 June 2004
... result was a difference in reported reading behavior and reading experience between female and male readers. Male readers tended to a certain favorite genre, such as, for example, science fiction, or to a favorite author throughout their lives, whereas female readers wrote more about their changing ways...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (1): 39–78.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Theo Damsteegt It is argued that in internal focalization (e.g., interior monologue or internal sensory perception), the present tense serves to establish a seemingly direct, unmediated link with a character's mind. In reports of actions, too, the present tense may have this effect of providing...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 35–59.
Published: 01 February 2017
... for use is knowledge available in semantic space (e.g., distance, feature types, concreteness, and density). The authors review and report studies that demonstrate that the information available in semantic space can invite bidirectionality or topic-vehicle asymmetry, and that bidirectionality can be more...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 267–292.
Published: 01 June 2000
... conclusions: (1) It is possible to make an analytical distinction,based on cogent textual observation, between the discursive registers of factual reporting and stereotyping. That distinction revolves not only around the commonplace nature and intertextual dissemination of certain characterizations but also...
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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 (2): 253–279.
Published: 01 June 2021
...? And are these technologies affecting assignments and student reading patterns in other ways? This article begins by arguing for the relevance of long-form reading and then reviews prior research on how much assigned reading students in higher education report completing. With these findings as background, university faculty...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (3): 381–402.
Published: 01 September 2021
... that they report. Copyright © 2021 by Philippe Carrard 2021 historical discourse stage narrative linear narrative degrees of narrativity counterfactuals rewriting Issues pertaining to the relations between narrative and historiography have been extensively debated by historians, philosophers...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 413–433.
Published: 01 June 2001
... in the book. Sachs reports the dialogue extensively and stages it artfully, yet the superiority of Western medical-scientific and psychoanalytic practices to traditional African healing remains his governing premise throughout the book. When Sachs identifies John as the “black Hamlet,” he accordingly...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 331–351.
Published: 01 June 2006
..., the physical ability of ghetto residents to work became a central interest of the ghetto's Jewish authorities: a health department was established in all large and medium-sized ghettos. Documentation kept in the ghetto archives provided information about health services. Reports from clinics and hospitals...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (4): 653–682.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Sonia Zyngier; Willie van Peer; Jèmeljan Hakemulder This article approaches from an empirical perspective the interrelation between foregrounding and complexity in the evaluation of literary texts. For this purpose, a reading experiment is reported. Participants from three cultures (Brazil, Egypt...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (1): 89–106.
Published: 01 March 2009
... of December 1970. It was a memo addressed to the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union reporting on the status of samizdat in the country and suggesting some practical steps that would diminish the spread and impact of uncontrolled publications in the USSR. The second document, dated...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (1): 107–132.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Joseph Benatov Shortly after Nikita Khrushchev delivered his 1956 “secret speech” at the Twentieth Congress of the Soviet Communist Party, the text of the report reached the United States by way of Poland and was published in the New York Times . The first secretary's denunciation of Stalinism thus...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (3): 423–470.
Published: 01 September 2009
... the two images within each metaphor. The structural correspondence and the mediating visual template allow readers to mentally shift back and forth between the two images, yet readers cannot fuse the two terms through visual imagery. Research supports these claims: reader reports have demonstrated...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 217–250.
Published: 01 June 2010
... existing scholarship, I examine a study exemplary in its analysis of embodied experience, Michael Fried's Menzel's Realism: Art and Embodiment in Nineteenth-Century Berlin (2002), proposing that the author's reported empathic experiences of Adolph Menzel's painting Rear Courtyard and House can...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (3): 403–423.
Published: 01 September 2021
... experience of a sample of five American readers. 20 The discourse of the fifteen reporters who were interviewed thus largely supports the proposition that narrative journalism be viewed as an attempt to reconcile immersion and information within a single narrative. Most of the interviewees consider...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 605–639.
Published: 01 December 2016
... is offering advice. After reporting his friend’s complaints about his floundering business ven- ture abroad, the narrator-protagonist wonders what one could possibly say to someone in his friend’s situation. Were one to offer him advice, he reasons, that would simultaneously mean treating him like a child...