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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 17–39.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Maria Mäkelä The article challenges both cognitive-universalist and unnatural-exceptionalist approaches to fictional minds by analyzing how the seventeenth- and eighteenth-century novel merges the premodern poetics of exemplarity with emergent modern techniques of representing consciousness...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Christian Biet; Karel Vanhaesebrouck This article investigates the way the notion of constraint could be extended to theater studies and theater history, focusing on the case of French classical tragedy in the seventeenth century. Can classical poetics be regarded as a set of constraints? Rather...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (3): 607–650.
Published: 01 September 2001
.... This article delineates strategic points in the emergence of this sensibility and the forms and contexts of its presence in art during the seventeenth century and the first half of the eighteenth century. The primary thesis is that sympathy thrived where mimetic illusion failed. In the figurative terms...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (3-4): 253–299.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Françoise Lavocat When, why, and how do people write about a natural disaster? The article characterizes three ways of narrating catastrophe—allegorical, anecdotal, and historical—and shows that a shift toward the historical narrative takes place at the beginning of the seventeenth century, more...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (3): 489–512.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Georges-Elia Sarfati This essay is a contribution to the theory as well as to the critical analysis of doxa. Analyzing French dictionaries of the seventeenth through the twentieth centuries, it shows how they organize, transform, and develop dominant reprensentations of Jewish identity. It thus...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (3): 597–614.
Published: 01 September 2019
..., center on recurring images in a manner consistent with the modern practice of mindfulness meditation. There is a significant overlap between the way meditation was understood by seventeenth-century Christians and the way it is understood by modern meditators in a secular and therapeutic context. Neurally...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 281–299.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Casey Schoenberger The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in China and the West saw a wave of skeptical approaches to metaphysics, ethics, and the physical sciences, including a related interest in “playing devil’s advocate” for seemingly weak propositions. This article analyzes two works...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 539–571.
Published: 01 December 2016
...William Flesch In Evolving Hamlet: Seventeenth Century English Tragedy and the Ethics of Natural Selection , Angus Fletcher rightly argues against the idea, enthusiastically embraced by literary Darwinism, that evolution explains how exquisitely the individual mind and perhaps the progressive...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 731–733.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., Recycling, Recuperating in Anglophone Literature and Culture (2012), Reprise, Recycling, Recuperating: Modes of Construction of Anglophone Culture (2012). He is also the editor of Ranam, the journal of the Strasbourg English Department. His research areas are Shake- speare, seventeenth-century poetry...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (4): 753–755.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., this has the unfortunate consequence of “suggesting, against all evidence, that the original work existed in a sort of direct and continuous dialogue with works from the seventeenth century [Lazarillo’s earliest extant editions are from 1554], despite the fact that those works were the product...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (4): 755–758.
Published: 01 December 2011
... work existed in a sort of direct and continuous dialogue with works from the seventeenth century [Lazarillo’s earliest extant editions are from 1554], despite the fact that those works were the product of markedly different social and political contexts” (14). Therefore, Lazarillo studies need...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (4): 758–760.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., against all evidence, that the original work existed in a sort of direct and continuous dialogue with works from the seventeenth century [Lazarillo’s earliest extant editions are from 1554], despite the fact that those works were the product of markedly different social and political contexts” (14...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 573–578.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... http://emc.eserver.org/1-9/flesch.html . 2016 “Facing Fictions: The Insights and the Limits of Evolutionary Literary Psychology,” Poetics Today 37 ( 4 ): 539 – 71 . Fletcher Angus 2011 Evolving Hamlet: Seventeenth-Century English Tragedy and the Ethics of Natural Selection...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 635–658.
Published: 01 December 2014
... of Meditation: A Study in English Religious Literature of the Seventeenth Century ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press ). Montrose Louis Adrian 1988 “ ‘Shaping Fantasies’: Figurations of Gender and Power in Elizabethan Culture,” in Representing the English Renaissance , edited...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 267–292.
Published: 01 June 2000
... in European written culture only during the early modern period. In the course of the late sixteenth cen- 6104 Poetics Today / 21:2 / sheet 8 of 214 tury and the seventeenth century, a systematization took shape in European attitudes toward nationality...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (1): 151–159.
Published: 01 March 2005
... ‘‘Rehearsing the Absent Name: Reading Shakespeare’s Sonnets through Anonymity’’ shrewdly focuses on Sonnet 71, ‘‘which imagines its own anonymity’’ (21), and on its appearance in a mid–seventeenth cen- tury commonplace book. She searches through the sonnets to find Shake- speare’s awareness of and attitudes...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 659–688.
Published: 01 December 2014
... : Routledge ). Fowler Alastair 1994 The Country House Poem: A Cabinet of Seventeenth-Century Estate Poems and Related Items ( Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press ). Gil Daniel Juan 2006 Before Intimacy: Asocial Sexuality in the Sonnets ( Minneapolis : University of Minnesota...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (3): 555–556.
Published: 01 September 2004
... and is writing a book on literary culture in seventeenth-century England. Leslie Brisman is Karl Young Professor of English at Yale University. His own views of the art of reading poetry can be found in his article ‘‘The Wall Is Down: New Openings in the Study of Poetry which is to appear in an upcoming...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (3): 443–474.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., Daniel 1992 Descartes' Metaphysical Physics (Chicago: University of Chicago Press). Garber, Daniel, John Henry, Lynn Joy, and Alan Gabbey 1998 “New Doctrines of Body and Its Powers, Place, and Space,” in The Cambridge History of Seventeenth-Century Philosophy , edited by Daniel Garber...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 475–476.
Published: 01 June 2000
... the gaps in languages and cultures. Chapter , ‘‘The Myth of the Other traces the history of the image of China in Western imagination, from seventeenth-century missionaries to contemporary thinkers, and finds a pattern of alternately...