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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (3): 465–487.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of innovation, or of denouncing collective representations by exposing their ideological foundations, the analysis of argumentation in discourse views doxa as an essential ingredient of all literature, classical and modern. This essay raises first the question of the nature of doxa: is it an orderly whole...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (1): 67–90.
Published: 01 March 2004
...N. Katherine Hayles Lulled into somnolence by five hundred years of print, literary analysis should awaken to the importance of media-specific analysis, a mode of critical attention which recognizes that all texts are instantiated and that the nature of the medium in which they are instantiated...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (4): 773–776.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Brian Richardson richb@umd.edu Astrid Ensslin and Alice Bell , Digital Fiction and the Unnatural: Transmedial Narrative Theory, Method, and Analysis . Columbus : Ohio State University Press , 2021 . x + 211 pp. Copyright © 2022 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 265–286.
Published: 01 June 2022
... to the hugely popular feature of Stories on Snapchat and Instagram (also Facebook and Weibo). This article offers a methodology for studying such designed stories, underpinned by a technographic, corpus-assisted narrative analysis that tracks media affordances, including platforms’ directives to users for how...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 597–614.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Kenneth Little This article comments on Yoram Carmeli's stimulating analysis of the narrative structure of Captain Sidney Howes's lion act performed in Gerry Cottle's British circus. I begin by discussing Carmeli's analysis of how the act functions socially and semiotically. According to him...
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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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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (3): 281–326.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Lars Bernaerts; Dirk Van Hulle What can narrative theory and analysis learn from the study of sketches, notes, and manuscripts? Leading narratologists, such as Dorrit Cohn, Gérard Genette, and Franz K. Stanzel, have visited the factory of the text, as Genette calls it, to corroborate an argument...
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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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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 689–730.
Published: 01 December 2014
... of crowds. The essay discusses how collectivity and intermentality are textualized in depictions of riots. It first analyzes Sir Philip Sidney's The Old Arcadia (1580) as a case study of rebellion in early modern fiction. The results of the analysis are then compared with selected passages from Raphael...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 147–175.
Published: 01 June 2013
... it for thematic purposes. Being characteristically ironic in nature, covert progression is first distinguished from known types of irony, then from other types of covert meaning. This is followed by an analysis of the covert progression in Katherine Mansfield’s “The Fly.” The analysis shows that to miss...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 485–518.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Historical Poetics and the morphological method have at different points been accused of favoring atomizing analysis over aesthetic appreciation. This putative inability to grasp the work of art as a totality is a taint that literary theory inherited from nineteenth-century philology, whose mission...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 605–634.
Published: 01 December 2017
... habitus. The second part of the essay compares the proposed theory of narrative in culture to existing narrative theories about circulation and negotiation and to the traditional model of narrative as a form of communication, which it tries to overcome. Finally, the essay offers a detailed analysis...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 265–285.
Published: 01 June 2018
... landscapes of our digital age. Against the backdrop of intermediality theory, my functional analysis of the cultural work of ekphrasis builds its argument on the analysis of three novels: No Violet Bulawayo’s We Need New Names (2014), Taiye Selasi’s Ghana Must Go (2013), and Teju Cole’s Open City (2011). I...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (3): 489–512.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Georges-Elia Sarfati This essay is a contribution to the theory as well as to the critical analysis of doxa. Analyzing French dictionaries of the seventeenth through the twentieth centuries, it shows how they organize, transform, and develop dominant reprensentations of Jewish identity. It thus...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 561–589.
Published: 01 December 2014
... naturally to an investigation of the interactions among theater audiences and the various parts of the theater industry. To demonstrate the possibilities of audience studies, this essay includes an analysis of Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher's play Love's Cure; or, The Martial Maid (1647), a comic drama...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (2): 305–347.
Published: 01 June 2005
... hypotheses, the author demonstrates how Breccia's drawings allow for a decoding that runs counter to the signification imposed by the Argentina junta of 1976-83. By recontextualizing the transfer to comics and by detaching the images from Poe's source text, the analysis diverges from traditional adaptation...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 641–668.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Pavlo Shopin In this article, the author analyzes spatial metaphors for voice in the work of Herta Müller. His analysis shows how she evokes spatial experience to convey her vision of voice. Drawing on conceptual metaphor theory and Viktor Shklovsky’s concept of defamiliarization, the author argues...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 595–617.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., the article introduces Ghilan’s early poetry, followed by a close analysis of his groundbreaking and understudied poem “In Enemy Land,” written upon his return to Israel. Ghilan’s poetry overturns nationalist discourse by revisiting the events of 1948 and evoking the dual notion of return, namely, the Israeli...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 191–218.
Published: 01 June 2022
... and rhetorical narratology, this article outlines a “story-critical” approach to the current storytelling boom and provides examples of how to bring narrative-theoretical findings to bear on public and professional nonacademic storytalk. The article focuses particularly on a critical analysis of storytelling...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 129–244.
Published: 01 March 2001
... to the inferrer's quest for integration should also adjudicate between the respective analytic paradigms in general. Among presuppositional triggers, in turn, factivity (e.g., the verb “know”) recommends itself for paradigmatic analysis by its centrality within this inference type, as well as within language...