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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 305–334.
Published: 01 June 2004
... boundaries between“fact” and “fiction,” the pseudodocumentary horror film The Blair Witch Project and its reception. To study the reception, a random sample of e-mails from Internet newsgroup discussions of the film is subjected to content analysis. A first analysis shows that among those e-mails written...
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Published: 01 December 2023
Figure 3 The Devil Enticing a Witch , woodcut, in Ulrich Molitor's De Lamiis et pythonicis mulieribus , Basel: Johann Amerbach, ca. 1495. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library. More
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Published: 01 December 2023
Figure 18 Albrecht Dürer, Witch Riding on a Goat , ca. 1500, engraving, 11.7 × 7.1 cm. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. More
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Published: 01 December 2023
Figure 1 Witches Sacrificing the Devil an Infant , woodcut, in Francesco Maria Guazzo's Compendium maleficarum , Milan: Apud Haeredes August. Tradati, 1608. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library. More
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Published: 01 December 2023
Figure 2 The Devil Striking Witches out of the Book of Life, and Inscribing them in the Book of Death , woodcut, in Francesco Maria Guazzo's Compendium maleficarum , Milan: Apud Haeredes August. Tradati, 1608. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library. More
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Figure 4 Three Witches Transformed into Animals , woodcut, in Ulrich Molitor's De Lamiis et pythonicis mulieribus , Ulm: Johann Zainer, ca. 1495. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library. More
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 283–304.
Published: 01 June 2004
..., The Blair Witch Project , and Scream —were content analyzed. Of the papers, 46 percent reported an effect on bedtime behavior (e.g., sleep disturbances) and 75 percent reported effects on waking life (e.g., anxiety in related situations). Among the prominent effects on waking life were difficulty swimming...
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Published: 01 December 2023
Figure 11 Andries Stock (?), after Jacques de Gheyn II, The Preparation for the Witches’ Sabbath , ca. 1610, engraving, two plates, 43.8 × 65.4 cm. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. More
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (4): 589–630.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Figure 3 The Devil Enticing a Witch , woodcut, in Ulrich Molitor's De Lamiis et pythonicis mulieribus , Basel: Johann Amerbach, ca. 1495. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library. ...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 413–433.
Published: 01 June 2001
... and a psychoanalyst. Bunche notes that one Sachs’s narrative, is brief and unflattering (Edgar Bunche reports on John’s practices as a diviner only with scorn, and he adopts the local white term witch-doctor rather than nyanga to characterize the African healer. . As regards this Zionism, and Sachs’s...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (3): 489–520.
Published: 01 September 2011
... asks his wife to take the witches’ promise and “Lay it to thy heart” (1.5.13–14). They may require reconsideration of earlier understandings and thus jolt the action into a new and more com- plicated place. They energize the plot unpredictably. The kinds of speech acts Cavell (2005a: 178...
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Published: 01 December 2023
Figure 16 Accursio Baldi and Bastiano Marsili, after Raffaello Gualterotti, A Dragon Chasing after a Witch on a Hybrid , in Feste nelle nozza del Serenissimo Don Francesco Medici gran duca di Toscana et della Sereniss sua consorte la Sig. Bianca Cappello , Florence, 1579. The Metropolitan More
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 93–111.
Published: 01 February 2018
... of Brunssvig.27 The novel debates the truthfulness of the stories from the Volks- buch both on the story level and on the level of the real reader’s interpretation. In the novel Young Uglenspeil’s life story contains fantastic and unrealistic events. Among other things, it includes a witch who transforms...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (4): 669–692.
Published: 01 December 2009
...: Gallimard). 2003 [1968] Witch Grass , translated by Barbara Wright (New York: New York Review of Books). Rabelais, François 1939 [1534] Gargantua , edited by Pierre Grimal (Paris: Cluny). Ricoeur, Paul 1965 De l'interprétation: Essai sur Freud (Paris: Seuil). Rorty, Richard 1992...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (4): 719–735.
Published: 01 December 2009
... by appearances, however, they identify those objects for what they really are: witches’ hats. Suddenly, the landscape is transformed: “In the blink of an eye, everything took shape and we understood the truth: we were in a place where witches were put on trial and sentenced, and this parking lot...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 495–513.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Shakespeare (1986), written at the height of the influence of Francophile theory on the study of Renaissance texts during the early 1970s, could confidently claim about William Shakespeare’s Macbeth that “the witches are the heroines of the piece, however little the play itself recognizes the fact...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 161–169.
Published: 01 June 2004
... perspectives upon, or concepts of, the rela- tionship between ‘‘fact’’ and ction She then applies this model to the pseudo-documentary horror film The Blair Witch Project (whose effects are also discussed by Cantor), demonstrating how the film deliberately mixes elements of ‘‘fact’’ and ction’’ in a way...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 539–571.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of Banquo promotes our short-term desire to see Macbeth consolidate his power. Fleance escapes, but he is a boy and not an immediate threat. That his escape seems to confirm the witches’ prophecy allows a long-term desire, that Banquo’s issue become kings, to ally with a short-term desire...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 177–231.
Published: 01 June 2013
... . Sommers Joseph Michael 2012 “ Crooked Appalachia: The Laughter of the Melungeon Witches in Mike Mignola’s Hellboy: The Crooked Man ,” in Comics and the US South , edited by Costello Brannon Whitted Qiana J. , 214 – 41 ( Jackson : University Press of Mississippi ). Spaemann...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (3): 387–432.
Published: 01 September 2010
... flies . . . . Alright, here, are flies used for fishing. The flies used for fishing have to entice the fish to bite, have to beguile the fish. Eh, um, like the sleavesilk flies bewitch poor fishes wandering eyes. Bewitch, bewitch as witches who...