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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (1): 173–180.
Published: 01 March 2022
..., and ideals in relation to forms of life rather than in relation to citizenship and rights. Literature thus opens the door to a different set of demands: not only of inclusion but of the very forms of social and communal life. Therefore, poetic thinking is in great need today, and, in this sense, Eshel's...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (3): 479–502.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Mieke Bal Taking up the time of my encounter with Benjamin Harshav, which was also when PTL became Poetics Today and a key moment in the development of literary studies toward a more theoretical grounding, this essay raises the issue of the place and status of poetics in today's field of literary...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 565–577.
Published: 01 September 2005
... 2005 Poetics Today Style Guide Poetics Today first adheres to the rules in this style guide. For issues not covered in the style guide, refer to The Chicago Manual of Style, 15th ed. (CMS15). ABBREVIATIONS Corporate, municipal, national, and supranational abbreviations, as well...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 325.
Published: 01 June 2021
...The Editors of Poetics Today On the article's first page, the acknowledgment note should read, “This project has received funding from the University of Bergen and, in its final stage, the Research Council of Norway and the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 225–243.
Published: 01 June 2018
... of rhetorical and performative understandings of ekphrasis that can augment theoretical conceptualizations and bring them into line with the participatory and hybrid practices of ekphrasis today. Increasingly, what used to be a central aim of ekphrasis — the description of an artwork — has been replaced...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (4): 471–499.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Ryan Devitt Abstract The article argues for the renewed relevance of Foucault's early essays on literature, written throughout the 1960s, given a return to anthropological reflection in so much literary theory today (especially through affect theory and “new” phenomenologies—both of which rely...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 417–428.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Galin Tihanov This invited foreword to a cluster of four essays on historical poetics seeks to establish how the relevance of Historical Poetics is reclaimed today. Affinities, differences, and questions of commensurability and historical contextualization are raised as part of the discussion...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 287–297.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Emma Kafalenos The proliferation of (copies of) images in recent decades facilitates viewing the image to which an ekphrastic text responds. Typically, I have argued previously ( Poetics Today 33, no. 1: 27–57), whenever readers of an ekphrasis view the visual artwork to which the ekphrasis...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (1): 59–126.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Jeroen Vandaele This is part II of a two-part essay on narrative humor. Part I appeared in Poetics Today 31:4; it explained Wright’s (2005) idea that both humor and narrative require audiences/readers to switch between “intentional perspectives,” that is, between the cognitive-emotive states...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 539–560.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Jerzy Limon This essay concentrates on a relatively neglected aspect of theater reconstructions, namely, the various ways the “reconstructed space” impacts today's spectator, an impact that is substantially different from the impact the original building had on the Elizabethan audience. When...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (3): 151–174.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Viktor Shklovsky almost a hundred years ago, are as relevant today as ever: current studies in cognition confirm his insights about the process of automatization and its opposite. While the Romantics only sought to actualize the beauty of the world, Shklovsky sees art also as a way to make its horrors...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (3): 405–411.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Monika Fludernik The comment takes issue with David Darby's presentation of German narratology, arguing that German contributions to the field of narrative studies are much broader and more varied than argued by Darby in his article in Poetics Today , vol. 22, no. 4 (2001). © 2003 by the Porter...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (1): 91–135.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Joshua Landy Although it is, in principle, almost universally accepted today that authors and narrators must be rigorously demarcated, somehow scholars of Marcel Proust seem—whether wittingly or unwittingly—to make an exception for In Search of Lost me . Because it is written in the first person...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 475–501.
Published: 01 December 2020
... today because in both cases the movement is filtered down to what is meaningful for cognition or experience. Turning to recent literary criticism that engages with eye movement, the article suggests a path forward that uses the body of research built over 140 years in psychology and cognitive sciences...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Chenoweth, director of the Bibliothèque Derrida series at the French publishing house Éditions du Seuil. This special issue of Poetics Today addresses two questions that are raised by this enterprise: First, how does the publication, mediatization, and mass dissemination of Derrida’s teaching transform his...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (1): 103–119.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Herman Rapaport This article contextualizes Derrida’s seminars within the European seminar tradition familiar to French and German academic cultures as a prerequisite to discussing individual essays in a special issue of Poetics Today devoted to Derrida. These contributions engage with both...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (2): 195–220.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Hans Adler; Sabine Gross This article focuses on the role of cognitivism in literary studies and,conversely, the role of literature in cognitivist approaches. Taking as its point of departure the preceding issue of Poetics Today (vol. 23, no. 1), a special issue on cognitive approaches...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 451–461.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Joanne Weiner Rudof This article discusses postwar efforts to document the survivor experience, which continue to the present time. Many historians today acknowledge the importance of these primary source materials to their work as well as the necessity for careful analysis of them. These materials...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (4): 629–667.
Published: 01 December 2008
... analysis of samizdat history. Finally, as a striking example of an epistemically unstable textual culture, samizdat represents not merely opposition to a defunct political system: it also exemplifies issues relevant to a global Internet culture today. © 2009 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (3): 373–422.
Published: 01 September 2009
... took him at once to the heart of a range of psychosocial issues that are today studied under the cognitive scientific rubric of “theory of mind,” including the developmental interrelations of, and motivations for, social imitation, language acquisition, and mental representation. Taking first...