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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 (2022) 43 (1): 173–180.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Gal Hertz galhertz@gmail.com Amir Eshel , Poetic Thinking Today: An Essay . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2019 . xvi + 219 pp. Copyright © 2022 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2022 Amir Eshel has an ambitious project, which he began formulating...
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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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (4): 611–634.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Jan Baetens; Jean-Jacques Poucel This introductory essay defines the background terms and context of constraint-based writing and then situates each essay included in this double issue of Poetics Today . Taking the example of the Oulipo (Workshop of Potential Literature) as the foundational...
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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 (2011) 32 (1): 55–79.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Ellen Dissanayake Despite its long oral and unrecorded history, literature means for most people printed texts and reading. Yet shades of this preliterate past remain and continue to affect our responses to written literary forms today. Studies of mothers' interactions with prelinguistic infants...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (4): 703–733.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Mark J. Bruhn This article proposes an essential pragmatic adjustment to the model of bidirectionality in verbal metaphor comprehension that has been developed from Max Black’s interaction theory of metaphor, most recently in the 2017 special issue of Poetics Today titled “Bidirectionality...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (1): 81–103.
Published: 01 March 2019
... a challenge to the discipline of literature today, suggesting a way out of reductive readings. Literature, beyond any profit-and-loss economy, is wasteful and profligate, yet it is precisely this that makes it indispensable. Engaging a mode of attention to and experience of nonunderstanding and excess, it has...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (1): 7–31.
Published: 01 March 2019
... studies as they are practiced today. This alleged decline does not mean that nonpractical texts, whether written or oral, have lost their various and often indispensable functions for socialization, developing skills, or emotional intelligence. It essentially means that the centrality...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (2): 215–234.
Published: 01 June 2019
... in comics, focusing on their general semantics. It argues that the intersemiotic interplay of the various resources and the evolving meaning construction is one of the most challenging aspects of comic analysis today and that recipients need to construct complex representations of what is shown (and told...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (2): 183–187.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Klaus Sachs-Hombach; Jan-Noël Thon Introduced here by its guest editors, this special issue of Poetics Today focuses on multimodal media. Its purpose is twofold. On the one hand, it aims to explore the multimodal combination of semiotic resources in a range of primarily aesthetic media forms...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (3): 417–436.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Uwe Steinmetz Jazz, today a broadly defined, global form of improvised music, remains a music between heaven and earth, with its roots in both nightclubs and churches. Jazz can be dance music, as well as music that triggers emotions, memories, and subjective images. It can also lead to experiences...
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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...