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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (3): 417–436.
Published: 01 September 2020
... of transcendence. In which ways, though, do jazz artists connect their spiritual and religious experiences and beliefs with their individual musical language? In contrast to Western, composed sacred music, jazz generates religious meaning through its improvisatory practices, which unfold differently in each...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 399–423.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Patricia Yaeger When we dress Holocaust texts in too much sanctity, we miss how badly they behave. We may also miss the odd ways a testimony's figures of speech invite readers or listeners to misbehave: to try too hard to recover a sacred sense of witnessing. How do ordinary techniques of literary...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (3): 437–460.
Published: 01 September 2020
... fools flourish in contexts that claim to be sacred, pious, and religious. As state-supported Orthodoxy tightens its grip on the burgeoning public sphere, charges against those spit- 454 Poetics Today 41:3 ting in the souls of Orthodox people, or actions based on hate toward a social group under...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 393–421.
Published: 01 June 2000
... playing God’’ becomes ‘‘the embodiment of a larger spiritual principle, the incarnation of a sacred Nazi deity’’ (Lifton Such men ‘‘owe their higher existencetotheknowledge and ruthless application of Nature’s stern and rigid...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (3): 327–346.
Published: 01 September 2020
... . Van Rys John C. 2010 . “ Fictional Violations in Alice Munro’s Narratives .” In Through a Glass Darkly: Suffering, the Sacred, and the Sublime in Literature and Theory , edited by Nelson Holly Faith Szabo Lynn R. Zimmerman Jens , 269 – 85 . Waterloo, Ontario...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 303–323.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Protestant ones) found hard to oppose; or perhaps, as Elyada suggests, Yiddish was too unappealing or Jewish a language (or “jargon”) to render in it the sacred, founding text of Christianity, “even if only for tactical purposes.” The seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Yiddish translations of the New...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (3): 565–593.
Published: 01 September 2008
... in interior decora- tion). After all, they illustrate a culturally approved activity that confers a certain cachet, even if one does not actually engage in it. Historically, the depictions of human engagement with books move from sacred scenes of reading and scenes of reading sacred texts—the Annun...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (2): 257–279.
Published: 01 June 2005
... 1999 “Poetry and/or the Sacred.” Paper presented at the keynote panel “Poetry and the Sacred,” Seventeenth Annual Tucson Poetry Festival, March 27. Published on the Jacket magazine Web site, jacketmagazine.com/14/bernstein-sacred.html . 2001 “ Some of These Daze ,”September 16 (Sunday...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (2): 353–354.
Published: 01 June 2016
... publications include The Calendar in Revolutionary France: Perceptions of Time in Literature, Culture, Politics (2012) and the edited volume Sacred and Secular Agency in Early Modern France: Fragments of Religion (2011). Alastair Renfrew is professor of English and comparative literature at Durham...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (1): 117–142.
Published: 01 March 2007
... to demonstrate that the aesthetic rules that prevail within them are closely tied to the political chaos that France experienced during the second half of the sixteenth century, punctuated by the Saint Bartholomew’s Day mas- sacre and the assassination of two kings (Henry III and Henry IV). Accord- ingly...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (2): 237–295.
Published: 01 June 2003
...). 1977 Violence and the Sacred ,translated by Patrick Gregory (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press). 1987 Things Hidden since the Foundation of the World , translated by Stephen Bann and Michael Metteer(Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press). Goldschmidt, Richard 1952 “Evolution...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 535–547.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Posner, eds. 1986 Iconicity: Essays on the Nature of Culture (Tübingen: Stauffenburg Verlag). Carter, Stephen Leroy 1977 “ From the`Sacred Selfe' to the `Separate Self': A Study of Mystical Elements in Five American Poets Prior to 1900 .” PhD diss., Texas Tech University. 1978 “Emily...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (1): 61–93.
Published: 01 March 2000
... within an altogether different time frame where it acquires a new performative role, it comes into direct conflict with the sacred texts that it activates.19 Challenging the very distinction between linguistic and real-life action...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 615–623.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Violence and the Sacred, translated by Patrick Gregory (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press). Horrox, Rosemary 1999 “Purgatory, Prayer, and Plague: 1150-1380,” in Death in England , edited by Peter C. Jupp and Clare Gittings, 90 -118 (Manchester: Manchester University Press). Jacob...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (1): 105–134.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Land in Rabbinic Literature of Late Antiquity .” In Sharing the Sacred: Religious Contacts and Conflicts in the Holy Land, First – Fifteenth Centuries CE , edited by Kofsky Arieh Stroumsa Guy G. , 109 – 29 . Jerusalem : Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi . Hayes Christine 1998 “ Displaced...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 225–301.
Published: 01 September 2014
... the canonical texts written in loshn-koydesh, the sacred tongue, Hebrew- Aramaic (Weinreich 2008, 1:316 – 17). Starting from the age of three, boys were taught the Pentateuch through a three-tiered system of taytsh, word-for- word translation; khibur, filling in the gaps, adapting the pithy syntax...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 249–260.
Published: 01 June 2006
..., who spoke on the Armenian genocide; Patricia Klindienst, who discussed how refugee-survivors of the Cambodian mas- sacres maintained a memory of their culture in America by way of their gardens; and Elie Wiesel, who addressed the university at large. Ernst van Alphen substitutes for his talk...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 187–204.
Published: 01 June 2020
... : Belknap Press . Lłjì 禮記 (The Classic of Rites) . 1885 . Vol. 28 , part 4, of Sacred Books of the East , translated by Legge James , edited by Müller Max . Oxford : Oxford University Press . ctext.org/liji . Jung-en Liu . 1972 . Introduction to Six Yuän Plays , edited...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (1): 187–220.
Published: 01 March 2000
..., Jerome 1968 Technicians of the Sacred; A Range of Poetries from Africa, America, Asia, &Oceania (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday). Rothenberg, Jerome 1990 “Ethnopoetics &Politics / The Politics of Ethnopoetics,” in The Politics of Poetic Form: Poetry & Public Policy , edited by Charles...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (3): 233–303.
Published: 01 September 2015
... : McGraw-Hill ). Schneidau Herbert N. 1976 Sacred Discontent: The Bible and Western Tradition ( Berkeley : University of California Press ). Shakespeare William 1988 The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Compact Edition) , edited by Wells Stanley Taylor Gary...