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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 177–231.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Daniel Candel Bormann This article presents a tool of literary analysis developed by the author as an alternative to existing possible world theories (PWT). The aim is to create links between the latter’s neutral, descriptive accuracy and more value-laden approaches with an eye to both research...
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Published: 01 September 2022
Figure 14 Sample of Instapoem minimizing women's value to external beauty, among Instagram Top 9 for #instapoetry. Posted by @rociiwrites on January 21, 2020. Screenshot on January 21, 2020. More
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (4): 653–668.
Published: 01 December 2009
... philosophical, and more specifically Hegelian, values. Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2009 Acker, Kathy 1984 Blood and Guts in High School (New York: Grove). Austin, J. L. 1961 Philosophical Papers , edited by J. O. Urmson and G. J. Warnock (Oxford: Oxford University Press...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (3): 403–460.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Science of Imagination ”, Studies in Romanticism 48 ( 4 ): 543 – 64 . 2009b “ Shelley’s Theory of Mind: From Radical Empiricism to Cognitive Romanticism ”, Poetics Today 30 : 373 – 422 . 2010 “ Exchange Values: Poetics and Cognitive Science (I) ” ( unpublished prospectus ). Byrd...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (3): 521–541.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Thomas Pavel This article begins with a discussion of the views on mimesis defended in recent works by Lubomír Doležel, Dorrit Cohn, and Jean-Marie Schaeffer. It then argues that literary fiction typically represents human beings in their relationship with norms and values. But since norms...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 501–568.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... But it is redefined as a “mental equipment” with three components: (1) knowledge of works and oeuvres that serve as models and frames of reference ; (2) internalized strategies and conventions that govern production, reception, and communication; and (3) sets of values and interests that determine selection...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (1): 125–235.
Published: 01 March 2006
...”), and, especially, recognition (“surprise”)? Or is it only a pretender to the title, a fortiori to literature's and art's supreme value and motive power? The answer hinges on the equation, current since Formalism, of perceptual estrangement with temporal disarrangement: artistic sjuzhet is disordered, hence...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 155–173.
Published: 01 March 2008
... to some sort of universal reality. When photographs are reproduced in literature, the subjective and not the objective is paramount in determining their evidential value. In other words, the photograph's evidential value is secured through a transformative process that is put into play by an active...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (3): 461–487.
Published: 01 September 2011
... an element of our folk psychology and inseparable from the value placed on the particularity of artistic achievement. My defense of the implied author is unorthodox in that it applies to fictional texts that are susceptible to multiple intentional interpretations. To make this case, I switch my cognitivist...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 383–401.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Jessica Bundschuh In an Internet age dominated by network structures and visuality, contemporary ekphrastic critics and writers have felt prompted to question anew the value of ekphrasis to its readers. That is, it has become important to demarcate a site for ekphrasis’s continued cultural currency...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 55–105.
Published: 01 March 2016
... and rereading, manage to overcome common cognitive biases or patterns of error that most people make when processing information. In this respect, the value of rereading the Recherche extends beyond Proust and even beyond literature, for ultimately the question at hand is whether literature can change our...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (3): 443–472.
Published: 01 September 2016
... “reproductive futurism” to describe the tendency to define political value in terms of a future “for the children” and insisting that the power of queer critique inheres in its opposition to this narrative and therefore to politics as we know it. This assertion inspired extensive debate on relationships between...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 147–175.
Published: 01 June 2013
... the covert progression is to get only a partial picture of the text’s thematics, a partial image of the characters, and a partial appreciation of the aesthetic values implied. © 2013 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2013 This essay is part of a book project under contract...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 273–293.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Naomi Rokotnitz This article contributes to studies of the heuristic, metacognitive, and social values of literary works by interrogating ways literary description can induce experiential involvement in the reading process through mobilizing what the neuropsychologists Maria Vandekerckhove and Jaak...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 569–587.
Published: 01 September 2017
... in certain situations as a way to find a new kind of value in storytelling. © 2017 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2017 denarration epistemology narrative postmodernism post-postmodernism qualia truth References Barth John 1984 The Friday Book: Essays and Other...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 225–243.
Published: 01 June 2018
... by modes of rewriting the artwork and in the process questioning accepted meanings, values, and beliefs, not just relating to the particular artwork in question but referencing the ways of seeing and the scopic regimes of the culture at large. Since these changes in writing and reading practices tend...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (3): 465–487.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Ruth Amossy Based on a rhetorical approach, claiming that shared values and beliefs work not only for communication but also for verbal efficacy, this essay explores the constructive functions of doxa in literary and nonliterary genres of discourse. Instead of condemning commonplaces in the name...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (3): 175–200.
Published: 01 September 2015
... to be recognized, accepted, and valued by others. Far from any didacticism, however, the way this truth is communicated underscores the individual process of reaching it in and even beyond the reading. © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 novel readerly reflection transformative...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (2): 257–279.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Karen Alkalay-Gut In October 2001, Lawrence Ferlinghetti declared that from now on, poetry would be classified “as B.S. and A.S.—Before and After September 11.” Despite the exaggeration, it is clear that testimonial and elegiac elements of poetry and spoken or sung text have become more valued...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (2): 281–303.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., the features of the address may be part of the work's abiding aesthetic value. The shape of the work is also sometimes affected by the need to circumvent the hurdle audience, that is, official or unofficial censorship that can obstruct its accessibility to the target audience. With the help of brief references...