Reuven Tsur, Occasional Papers and Sounds

Occasional Papers and Sounds

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  • Poetic Rhythm: Performance Patterns and Their Acoustic Correlates
        Versification: An Electronic Journal Devoted to Poetic Prosody 1:1

  • Size—Sound Symbolism Revisited
  • The Poetic Mode of Speech Perception Revisited—What our Ear Tells our Mind
  • Cognitive Poetics and Speaking the Unspeakable
  • On the rhythmical Performance of Poetry (in Hebrew)



  • Papers in Hungarian and on Hungarian Poetry

    Babits Mihály: EveningQuestion (in Hungarian)

    "AZ ÉGBE BÁL VAN, MINDEN ESTE BÁL VAN"

    Occasional Comments on Two Hungarian Translations Of Kipling's "If" (in English)

    "Eszmélet" Héber Fordítása — Hang fájlok

    The Mouse, the Werwolf and the Declension of Nouns—
    wit and emotional disorientation
    (in Hungarian)

    Excursus on Hungarian Poetry and Poetry Recital (in English)
    (from Poetic Rhythm: Structure and Performance)

    The Swineheaded Lord (in English)
    (from "The Grotesque as an Aesthetic Mode", in Toward a Theory of Cognitive Poetics)
    Shelleys Ozymandias compared to Madách's The Tragedy of Man.


  • Cognitive Poetics and Cognitive Linguistics
  • Lakoff's Roads Not Taken
    Light, Fire, Prison—A Cognitive Analysis of Religious Imagery in Poetry

    Some Comments on the Lakoffean Conception of Spatial Imagery
    "EVENT STRUCTURE" Metaphor and Reductionism
    Metaphor and Figure-Ground Relationship—as Compared to Music and the Visual Arts (with .aif sound files)
    Metaphor and Figure-Ground Relationship—as Compared to Music and the Visual Arts—old and new version (with .mp3 sound files—faster download)
    Comparing Approaches to Versification Style in Cyrano de Bergerac
    Deixis in Literature—What Isn't Cognitive Poetics?


  • Cognitive Poetics on Baudelaire's Poetry
  • The Aesthetic Potential of a Carcass—A Reading of "Une Charogne"
    Archetypal Pattern in Baudelaire's "Recueillement"
    Chearlesse Night in Spenser and Baudelaire
    Baudelaire's "HYMNE"—Cliché or Masterpiece?


  • Personality variables and perceived qualities
  • Reuven Tsur, Joseph Glicksohn and Chanita Goodblatt
  • Perceptual Organization, Absorption and Aesthetic Qualities of Poetry
    Addendum to "Perceptual Organization, Absorption and Aesthetic Qualities of Poetry"


  • Intertextuality in a Cognitive Perspective
  • Biblical Allusion and Cognitive Processes
  • Intertextuality and Translation Theory
  • Translation Theory, Cultural Context and Intertextuality
    Some Methods and Constraints in Translation Studies


  • Historical Poetics in a Cognitive Perspective
  • Ibn Khalphun's "When Desire Awakens Me"


  • Poetic Conventions as Fossilized Cognitive Devices—The Case of Mediaeval and Renaissance Poetics


  • Reuven Tsur and Yehosheva Bentov
    Rhythmic and Strophic Organization in Mediaeval Hebrew Poetry


  • Rhyme: Cognitive and Historical Poetics
  • What Can we Know about the Mediaeval Reader's Response to Rhyme?
  • Rhyme and Cognitive Poetics
  • Postscript
  • Some Cognitive Foundations of "Cultural Programs"


  • "I shall be right indeed" by Ibn Gabirol: Rhythmic and Grotesque Effects—Is the Past Homogeneous?
    (downloadable .pdf file containing Hebrew text)


  • The Mediaeval Poets' Explicit and Intuitive Prosody (A Cognitive and Comparative Study)


  • The Cognitive Structure of Devotional Poetry

    Light, Fire, Prison—A Cognitive Analysis of Religious Imagery in Poetry

    Let There be Light and the Emanation of Light—The Act of Creation in Ibn Gabirol and Milton

    The Demonic and the Grotesque

    Linguistic Devices and Ecstatic Poetry: "The Windhover"—Tongue-Twisters and Cognitive Processes

    Linguistic Devices and Ecstatic Poetry: "The Windhover"—Tongue-Twisters and Cognitive Processes (sound files)


  • Pushkin, Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov

    The End of Boris (Work in Progress)

    Varlaam's and Misail's Cosmic Cataclysm (Work in Progress)


    Varlaam's and Misail's Cosmic Cataclysm (pdf file in Hebrew)

    The End of Boris—Contribution to an Aesthetics of Disorientation


    Miscellaneous

  • On Metaphoring

  • "Kubla Khan" and the Implied Critic's Decision Style

  • Some Aspects of Cognitive Poetics


  • Chapters for a Hebrew Book in Progress The Grotesque in Literature and Related Phenomena
    (downloadable .pdf files)


    Definition of the Grotesque

    The Flouting of Taboos

    "I shall be right indeed" by Ibn Gabirol: Rhythmic and Grotesque Effects—Is the Past Homogeneous?

    Horror Jokes, Black Humour, and Cognitive Poetics

    Droodles and Cognitive Poetics: Contribution to an Aesthetics of Disorientation

    The Werwolf, the Village Teacher and the Declination of Nouns

    The Infernal and the Hybrid: Bosch and Dante




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