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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (4): 611–613.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Oleg Sobchuk Semenenko Aleksei ., The Texture of Culture: An Introduction to Yuri Lotman’s Semiotic Theory . New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2012 . xvi + 177 pp. Yuri Lotman’s Semiotic Theory for Beginners Oleg Sobchuk University of Tartu, Comparative Literature Aleksei...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 517–538.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the implications of this genetic approach for our understanding of the nature of narrative signification: where classical narratology is based on a chain of representational and “communicative” dyads (signifier/signified and sender/receiver), joint attention integrates these functions into a triadic semiotic...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 711–749.
Published: 01 December 2000
... the chain of transmission is the author, our frame-sharer and our normative reference-point for every intermediate viewpoint. To test and illustrate these relations anew, they are extended here beyond the traditional semiotic boundaries of language, so that mediation extends to the very medium. My test case...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (2): 215–234.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Janina Wildfeuer As a multimodally complex medium, graphic narratives have long been approached from a semiotic perspective, though the latter’s focus on general decoding mechanisms for reading meaning out of signs has increasingly come under criticism. Only recently has the applicability...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (2): 189–213.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Torsa Ghosal Multimodality studies consider the ways semiotic resources besides language can facilitate “meaning making” in communicative situations. Alison Gibbons and Wolfgang Hallet, among others, adopt multimodality studies as a framework for literary analysis, calling attention to a growing...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (2): 183–187.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Klaus Sachs-Hombach; Jan-Noël Thon Introduced here by its guest editors, this special issue of Poetics Today focuses on multimodal media. Its purpose is twofold. On the one hand, it aims to explore the multimodal combination of semiotic resources in a range of primarily aesthetic media forms...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (2): 235–268.
Published: 01 June 2019
... approaches to multimodality developed in the Saussure/Hjelmslev linguistic tradition have still not succeeded in anchoring embodiment in their theoretical frameworks in anything more than a schematic fashion. The goal of this article is to redress this balance and construct a semiotic theory of multimodality...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (2): 319–353.
Published: 01 June 2019
... the semiotic modes, such as color, text, and sound, into a coherent, unified whole. Whether this unity of experience is achieved so that the life experience is effectively conveyed depends on how interactivity is employed and to what extent it works with other semiotic modes. The article posits...
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Published: 01 September 2022
Figure 1 A schematic model of the ecosemiotic dynamic in the habitat system, highlighting the role of poiesis in semiotic alignment (structural coupling) of human and nonhuman own-worlds (circles), notably through the mechanisms of identification and symbolization. More
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (3): 479–502.
Published: 01 September 2000
... studies. Through probing a passage from Proust's A la recherche du temps perdu , the claim is put forward that the literary text itself,in addition to being poetic, is doing poetics. The passage, in other words,offers an experiment in semiotic sign-making that is fully capable of participating...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 515–548.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Sonja Laden Against arguments that would reduce the magazine form among black South Africans to a form of cultural imperialism, in this essay I argue that the socio-semiotic work of magazines extends way beyond their immediate or most apparent use value. Assessing some of the ways consumer...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (3): 403–460.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Mark J. Bruhn Theory of literature, literary criticism and interpretation, literary and cultural history, semiotics of culture, linguistics, rhetoric and communications, cultural anthropology, cognitive studies, translation theory:... the common denominator of all this diversity is the ambition...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (2): 269–297.
Published: 01 June 2019
... and the Coup (2011) through the lens of post/documentary , thus emphasizing not just their semiotic multimodality but also their occasionally rather complex referential multimodality . References Aarseth Espen . 1997 . Cybertext: Perspectives on Ergodic Literature . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 335–362.
Published: 01 June 2022
... in current analyses of the digital as a context for narrative. The aim is to construct tools for a semiotics of the imperceptible, an approach to analyze the ways in which the digital shapes human agency in dimensions the users cannot directly perceive but which nevertheless affect users’ sense of what...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (3): 549–581.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Figure 1 A schematic model of the ecosemiotic dynamic in the habitat system, highlighting the role of poiesis in semiotic alignment (structural coupling) of human and nonhuman own-worlds (circles), notably through the mechanisms of identification and symbolization. ...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (1-2): 33–58.
Published: 01 June 2015
... of the different types of technology available in their respective historical periods radically affect how their plots are expressed. Letters, instant messaging, and mobile telephony are “semiotic resources” that the novelist can use to structure her plot and narrative voice. Communication Technology and Narrative...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 319–335.
Published: 01 June 2018
...] : 261). I also draw on “Towards a Model of Inter-semiotic Translation”, by Daniella Aguiar and Joao Queiroz, who suggest the concept of “creative sign transmutation” (2009). Second, I discuss the collaborations of the US calligraphic artist and book illuminator Thomas Ingmire. Inviting US and UK poets...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (1): 3–33.
Published: 01 March 2006
... represented. Studying the phenomenon of the delinearization of human perception from the semiotic viewpoint, the article discusses visual counterparts of literary estrangement, such as anamorphic structures in painting and the art of pantomime in the theater. Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2006...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 597–614.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Kenneth Little This article comments on Yoram Carmeli's stimulating analysis of the narrative structure of Captain Sidney Howes's lion act performed in Gerry Cottle's British circus. I begin by discussing Carmeli's analysis of how the act functions socially and semiotically. According to him...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 687–690.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Oleg Sobchuk Grishakova Marina and Salupere Silvi , eds., Theoretical Schools and Circles in the Twentieth-Century Humanities: Literary Theory, History, Philosophy . New York and London : Routledge , 2015 . xii + 287 pp. © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics...