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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 253–279.
Published: 01 June 2021
...? And are these technologies affecting assignments and student reading patterns in other ways? This article begins by arguing for the relevance of long-form reading and then reviews prior research on how much assigned reading students in higher education report completing. With these findings as background, university faculty...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (3): 387–432.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Chanita Goodblatt; Joseph Glicksohn Throughout his career as critic and teacher, I. A. Richards (1893–1979) was involved in various conversations about poetry: those with his students in the course Practical Criticism, which he pioneered at Cambridge in 1925 and which is still being taught today...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 283–304.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Joanne Cantor To explore lingering effects of frightening media, 530 papers written by students over a three-year period (1997-2000) were reviewed. The students could write about their own fright reactions or about a response they had witnessed in another person. Almost all students (93 percent...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 91–126.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Philippe Codde In recent years, Itamar Even-Zohar's Polysystem Theory seems to have lost much of its appeal for students of comparative literature, while more recent forms of systemic approaches to literature—most conspicuously, Pierre Bourdieu's praxiology and Siegfried Schmidt's and Niklas...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 475–513.
Published: 01 June 2001
... of many educational programs in its focus on urban stories and contexts, Heart to Heart is the result of a collaboration in which rural secondary school students produced and revised a graphic story using workshop performances to reenact and revise a story about lives similar to their own. The article...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 9–20.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Mark Turner The cognitive turn in the humanities is an aspect of a more general cognitive turn taking place in the contemporary study of human beings. Because it interacts with cognitive neuroscience, it can seem unfamiliar to students of the humanities, but in fact it draws much of its content...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (2): 309–351.
Published: 01 June 2008
.... Finally, I argue that the production and reception of the Tale of Beryn must be linked to the socioprofessional milieu and cultural activities of late medieval law students. © 2008 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2008 Allen, Elizabeth 2001 “The Pardoner in the `Dogges Boure...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (3): 519–541.
Published: 01 September 2019
... and justice. The article explains how certain literary texts together with certain pedagogical practices can achieve these ends by training students to recognize two key but routinely overlooked facts about other people—their profound sameness and interconnectedness with oneself and their ultimate...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (1): 67–83.
Published: 01 March 2021
... how Derrida uses untranslatable terms as a pedagogical device to enhance his students’ philosophical understanding, thus providing instructors with a model of a plurilingual pedagogical practice that can be followed in their own teaching of philosophy. © 2021 by Porter Institute for Poetics...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 229–251.
Published: 01 June 2021
... additional and better methodologies for fostering literary reading engagement, as existing results from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) have demonstrated the importance of reading engagement for both academic achievement and social mobility...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (4): 563–603.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Matthew Sharpe This essay undertakes a close analysis of Leo Strauss’s remarkable but undertreated Leo Strauss on Plato’s “Symposium,” reading it as opening a privileged purview of his own (and his students’) wider understandings of philosophy, poetry, and politics. The essay begins by drawing out...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (4): 747–749.
Published: 01 December 2019
.... As it turns out, I am happy to offer a positive review simply because this is an important and engaging book. Bialostosky s primary concern is changing the pedagogical environments, underwritten by formalism, that ask alien questions about poems and make students distrust their feelings about them (xiv...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 261–279.
Published: 01 June 2020
... by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics The Scene of Reading Eight first-year medical students sit with me in a hospital conference room. Relieved for an hour and a half fromanatomical dissection of the abdomen or memorization of the glycolytic metabolic pathways, they bring their minds and senses...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 463–472.
Published: 01 June 2006
...! Nekuma! Nemt nekumaRevenge! Revenge! Take revenge Whereupon the Germans shot Salsitz’s father five more times, killing him (Salsitz and Sal- sitz 1990: 189). The students asked Salsitz, as the class was ending, if he had, in fact, taken revenge. He responded that he had. Most of those kill- ings were...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 519–533.
Published: 01 September 2005
... of practice. There are two primary, closely related, but distinct audiences in relation to which a literary-theory textbook or introduction must be judged: professional literary scholars who are not already involved with the theory and college-level students of literature. After all, there’s no great need...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 177–231.
Published: 01 June 2013
... in Children’s Fantasy Fiction ,” PMLA 106 : 277 – 93 . Gillespie Tim 2010 Doing Literary Criticism: Helping Students Engage with Challenging Texts ( Portland : Stenhouse ). Golding William 1954 Lord of the Flies ( London : Faber and Faber ). Goodman K. S. 1967...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (4): 749–752.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., Bialostosky s book seems to be pitched mostly to other teachers and interested nonspecialists, rather than to students. Given that most people who teach introductory literature courses are underpaid adjuncts who have little time (and receive no professional reward) for reading, writing, or review- ing...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (1): 9–21.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., 217n32, 239, 242n19). Because students regularly participated in the seminar (expose´s, discussion), it was not what is called, in France, a cours magistral, that is, to quote one defi- nition, a course that depends totally on the teacher [enseignant ], both as regards the contents and the manner...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (1): 103–119.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., Friedrich Schleiermacher, and Johann Gottlieb Fichte founded it in 1809. As is well known, G. W. F. Hegel and Friedrich Schelling already vied for students in their lecture courses, courses that were considered significant cultural events by students of philosophy. In the early Poetics Today 42:1 (March...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (1): 89–106.
Published: 01 March 2009
...- lectuals and college students, implying that samizdat never reached the mass audience of workers and peasants. 3. The content of this new samizdat includes critiques of the “histori- cal experience” of the USSR, critiques of the “domestic and foreign policies” of the CPSU, and some...