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Reuven Tsur

Aesthetic Qualities as Structural Resemblance
Divergence and Perceptual Forces in Poetry

"Distinguished Guest" Lecture at the
International conference on
CognitIve Poetics: A Multimodal Approach
June 9–14, Toronto

This page contains the sound files of the readings discussed in Reuven Tsur's lecture "Aesthetic Qualities as Structural Resemblance—Divergence and Perceptual Forces in Poetry", and the respective text. It also contains links to a pdf version and an htm version of the paper.

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Listen to the European cuckoo's call

Listen to the European cuckoo's call (I filtered out the hum, but failed to filter out all the hiss)

Listen to an excerpt from Leopold Mozart's "Toy Symphony", in which the cuckoo's call is imitated

11.   To say within thine ówn déep-súnken eyes

Listen to the three readings of Excerpt 9.

The Marlowe Society

Callow's reading

Gielgud's reading

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