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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (4): 595–608.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Robert Eaglestone The aim of this article is to come to terms with the implications of Wittgenstein's remark that “ethics and aesthetics are one and the same.” Arguing that ethics, truth, and aesthetics have been implicitly or explicitly part of literary discourse for many years, despite being...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (4): 679–701.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., with implications for the reader’s empathy. It examines how “resonance” between paired voices on separate narrative levels occurs when repetition of a deictic across juxtaposed passages or narration and dialogue leads readers to sense a rhetorical continuity despite the grammatical discontinuity. Copyright © 2018...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 15–33.
Published: 01 February 2017
...: The Psychology of the Arts ( Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press ). Wundt Wilhelm 1901 Sprachgeschichte und Sprachpsychologie (Linguistic History and Linguistic Psychology ) ( Leipzig : Eugelmann ). gestalt interaction sense-implication conceptual metaphor blending © 2017...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 171–203.
Published: 01 June 2004
... of a reader’s sense of self directly ‘‘into question’’ (ibid.: 376–77). These authors’ seminal discussions of the transformative potential of lit- erary reading emphasize not only its capacity to deepen understanding of self and world but also its implications for the way we live, especially the way we...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (4): 571–588.
Published: 01 December 2023
... formulations can be “tried on” to see how they fit. “The evening of life” is a phrase that carries in its implication range the sense of slow closure, the sense of wrapping up, the sense of finding an ending, and perhaps the sense of a slow darkening from light, to twilight, to dusk, to nothingness. Each...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (2): 323–348.
Published: 01 June 2011
... capacities of the human mind suggest that not all the comprehension and inferential processes that have been demonstrated by empirical researchers can be activated in parallel. Moreover, which pro- cesses are implicated must be determined, at least in part, by the reader’s sense of salience: what...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (4): 653–668.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Richard Deming This article investigates the philosophical implications intrinsic to writing that expressly uses constraints and that thereby intentionally limits an author's freedom. Constrained writing imposes formal conditions and strictures as a response to the existential angst—aesthetic...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (3): 671–689.
Published: 01 September 2001
... cultural contexts. My aim is to get a sense of how critics ‘‘do’’ Joyce at the present time, a time in which the dominant theoretical approach addresses the ways human subjects are constructed by culture. Our sense of this constructedness has implications for how we construct our readings of our...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 739–748.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., the book develops an original conception of hermeneutical ethics based on the sense of the possible (15 16), which has strong societal and existential relevance and is applicable to nar- rative and storytelling practices of all kinds. Third, while earlier ethical cri- ticism and work on narrative ethics...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (3): 561–607.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., I discuss some of the implications of the test results for literary studies. Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2009 Andringa, Els, Petra van Horssen, Astrid Jacobs, and Ed Tan 2001 “Point of View and Viewer Empathy in Film,” in Perspectives on Narrative Perspective , edited...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (2): 171–189.
Published: 01 June 2007
... and Rousseau: Narrative and Self-Knowledge in the Two Confessions,” in The Augustinian Tradition , edited by Gareth Matthews, 263 -85 (Berkeley: University of California Press). Hatfield, Gary 1986 “The Senses and the Fleshless Eye: The Meditations as Cognitive Exercises,” in Essays on Descartes...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 March 2022
.... Intriguingly, in its more general meaning, the term is bound up with a sense of guilt and responsibility: it denotes the “extenuation . . . of an offence, fault, etc.; abatement or minimization of the loss or damage resulting from a wrongful act.” 6 One unexpected implication of the term mitigation...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (2): 241–248.
Published: 01 June 2016
... in the act of consignment as “outlived.” As a form of “creative destruction” not confined to the economic domain, nihilism seeks (dialectically) to transform itself into a utopia. The implications of these various conceptualizations of futurity can be expressed as a contradiction — or as a task. What...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 387–432.
Published: 01 September 2005
... specifications of the proximal field, which structure a representational search domain extending from close ‘‘at hand’’ to a not-too-distant ‘‘out there’’ and thus implicating that embodied sense of self that Rzepka is, in this instance, willing to insist upon. Certainly Gray achieves nowhere near...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (2): 171–173.
Published: 01 June 2005
... of the projected conference. This focus reflected the organizers’ sense that, among the various aspects in which testimony had been and can be studied, the features (e.g., ele- ments, coordinates, goals, resources, workings, or indeed breakdowns) of testimonial discourse as such deserve more concentrated...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (3): 525–564.
Published: 01 September 2008
... and clarified by reading these holographic sonnets through the application of three basic tenets: (1) the dialectic of idem -self and ipse -self, (2) temporality as a primary trait of the self, and (3) the dialectic of possession and dispossession. The implications of such a reading are wide-ranging, affecting...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 319–347.
Published: 01 June 2000
... has been directly re- lated to the implications of the arbitrariness and essential importance of the sign, to the idea that representation or discourse must precede and in an important sense determine the real. In fact, I would argue...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 453–474.
Published: 01 June 2001
... and the image,respectively. The article then proceeds to explore the implications of the image, or the imaginary, as the “other” of the TRC narrative. It argues that the distinction between narrative and image in respect to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's testimony makes possible an understanding of her evasions...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (3): 651–668.
Published: 01 September 2001
... of art a realm she sees as ‘‘anti-natural, antimimetic, unreal’’ The grid, she concedes, does in some sense point outward to com- pel ‘‘our acknowledgement of a world beyond the frame but it does so in an ambivalent and even schizophrenic manner, ultimately ‘‘introject[ing] the boundaries...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 141–160.
Published: 01 March 2002
... with vari- ous dispositions’’ most likely rooted in the ‘‘subtle network of the brain Contrary to the claim of Claude-Adrien Helvétius (and by implication his own earlier view) that the human character ‘‘depends upon education only, in the largest sense of that word Godwin now maintains that innate...