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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 173–191.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Karin Kukkonen Abstract Reading literature is often contrasted to the use of digital media in terms of speed. While readers engage slowly with a book, they rush through digital environments at an ever faster pace. This article argues against a simple binary between slow/literary and fast/digital...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 207–227.
Published: 01 June 2021
... (Flaherty 1999 : 28). Such situations may arise independently of one's own desire, but they may also be the result of individual effort. When a passage in a book is savored, the reader may deliberately pay intense attention to details and hence perceive slowing, or “thickening” of time. “Slowreading...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 317–320.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Ties van Gemert The last chapter, “Slow Reading, Materiality, and Mediacy,” discusses the ideology of datafication. A central antagonistic figure in this chapter is the positivist obsessed with quantifying. The dream of this new positivist is a time where everything can be recuperated...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 193–206.
Published: 01 June 2021
... of textual material today. The decision not to join the twenty-first century's precariat of slow readers, we are told, is all ours. Survival and success require skillful adaption and self-transformation; the accelerated ubiquity of texts in the digital age asks us to think of reading as a race we can win...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (1-2): 205–230.
Published: 01 June 2023
...Daniel Dufournaud Abstract If speed is a cornerstone of contemporary life, then one of the most difficult hurdles to overcome in the fight against agism is the fact that senescence entails a slowing down of the human body and mind. The question this essay asks is whether this form of life can...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 433–458.
Published: 01 September 2005
... of Chicago Press). Lakoff, George, and Mark Turner 1989 More Than Cool Reason: A Field Guide to Poetic Metaphor (Chicago:University of Chicago Press). Langston, William 2002 “Violating Orientational Metaphors Slows Reading,” Discourse Processes 34 : 281 -310. Lazarus, Richard S. 1991...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (1-2): 157–179.
Published: 01 June 2023
... the limit case of human extinction. In reading the sterility dystopia in this way, we learn that future possibility does not depend on the birth of a new generation, but on a queer sense of intergenerational kinship in the shared now. The future depends on it. Instead of rendering slow violence legible...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (4): 633–656.
Published: 01 December 2002
...., and Joan Eisterhold 1988 “Schema Theory and ESL Reading Pedagogy,” in Interactive Approaches to Second Language Reading ,edited by Patricia L. Carrell, Joanne Devine, and David E. Eskey, 73 -92 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press). Chafe, Wallace L. 1994 Discourse,Consciousness, and me (Chicago...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (1-2): 1–14.
Published: 01 June 2023
... futurity, the issue demonstrates a sustained engagement with the temporal modalities of aging as a process. As Jane Gallop ( 2017 : 9) writes, “Aging is all about temporality, is literally the lived experience of temporality,” and the essays in this special issue offer a new approach to form by reading...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (4): 699–720.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., as predominantly explored within the last decade by Sylvie Droit-Volet, Sandrine Gil, and Francisco Nather. These neuropsychologists have developed the theory that our internal clocks (or endogenous sense of elapsed time [Malapani and Fairhurst 2002: 157]) can speed up or slow down in alignment with those...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 503–537.
Published: 01 December 2020
... can help us read some of themash-ups of text happening on-screen, butmore important, slowing down the tempo allows for a perception of kinetic beha- vior, a complementary reading that further informs the difference between interpreting a static object, such as a book, print poem or source code...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (1): 59–79.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Walker Michelle 2017 Slow Philosophy: Reading against the Institution . London : Bloomsbury . Boxall Peter Jonik Michael 2016 “ Introduction: The Time Is Propitious .” Textual Practice 30 , no. 7 : 1149 – 51 . Braidotti Rosi 2000 “ Teratologies .” In Deleuze...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 255–272.
Published: 01 June 2017
... while reading. One is the observation that relatively static (or at least slow-motion) images are clearer and better visualizable than fast- moving ones, and the other is the finding that mental images that emerge rapidly and effortlessly are more vivid. The former finding confirms intuitive...
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Poetics Today (2024) 45 (1): 79–103.
Published: 01 March 2024
... as setting to space as narrative environment. I argue that space in narrative is built through a combination of the social uses of space and its imagined qualities. We need to restore these frameworks to our reading of space, I mean to argue, in order to define the ways in which particular narratives...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 383–401.
Published: 01 June 2018
... for a readership well versed in relational thinking, who have come to expect the copresence of image and text in nearly every reading experience. In this paper, my questioning of ekphrasis’s continued relevance proceeds via ekphrastic responses—in particular, Ann Lauterbach’s (1995) “Edward Hopper’s Way”—to Edward...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 131–147.
Published: 01 June 2021
... in an age of compression. His article shows how neoliberal values have recently entered parts of the cultural sphere. Reading—previously regarded as a privileged space for reflection—is now increasingly perceived as a quantifiable activity, where the slow reflectiveness identified by Kukkonen in a number...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 321–324.
Published: 01 June 2021
... and 4E Cognition. Helle Bundgaard Svendsen is associate professor at VIA University College and consultant at the National Reading Center in Denmark. She is an author and editor of articles and books on students with reading and writing difficulties. Her main interest is the use of assistive...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (4): 717–752.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., as Vico argues, to the devel- opment of human thought. But in reifying the mind, we are blocking or concealing those underlying forces. Literary language, to the contrary, as Reuven Tsur (1992: 360–61; 2008: 577, 585) has shown, serves to slow down such cognitive economy by delaying conceptual...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 363–385.
Published: 01 June 2022
..., due to their brevity, both texts can be mastered in a few hours, their demand for a practice of slow reading unfolds to the extent that they make it necessary to read again and again and not to simply consume, but to contribute to the text as a dialogical product. Eventually, these texts...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (3): 175–200.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Daniel Just While not all literary fictions teach us valuable truths about life and the world, this expectation is what makes most of us read them. Literary texts communicate their truths in various ways, but what all of them have in common is that their truths are irreducible to unequivocal...