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Poetics Today (1 June 2013) 34 (1-2): 1–52.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Tamar Yacobi As in my previous work, I define ekphrasis (following up Meir Sternberg’s quotation theory) as intermedial quotation or re-presentation (representation in the second degree). My focus here is on the intersection of two of its less common forms: Double Exposure and the Museum Book...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2011) 32 (2): 396–398.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Eyal Segal Shklovsky Viktor , Energy of Delusion: A Book on Plot , translated by Avagyan Shushan . Champaign : Dalkey Archive Press , 2007 . ix + 428 pp. © 2011 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2011 New Books at a Glance Guillemette Bolens, Le...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2001) 22 (2): 475–513.
Published: 01 June 2001
... from mass-cultural entertainments like soap operas and comics for educational purposes. ‘‘Shoo—This Book Makes Me to Think Education, Entertainment, and ‘‘Life-Skills’’ Comics in South Africa Loren Kruger English, Comparative Literature, and African and African-American Studies, Chicago Patricia...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2003) 24 (4): 759–780.
Published: 01 December 2003
...David Ayers Contemporary materialist theory is converging with the study of material culture, as evidenced by increasing attention given to the book as a material object produced, circulated, and consumed as a commodity. It is, however,problematic to conceive of the book as a material object, since...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2008) 29 (2): 309–351.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Guillemette Bolens This essay considers David Rudrum's claim that narrative is a type of language act that needs to be construed with regard to its use. Here this claim is related to one of the most influential literary traditions in the history of fiction: the Eastern Book of Sindibad and its...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2003) 24 (4): 673–694.
Published: 01 December 2003
... align themselves with the critical motives and methods of theory is dismissed for being un- or trans-historical. The primary goal of this essay is to suggest a middle way between these polarities, especially concerning recent scholarly interest in the history of the book. Specifically, this essay argues...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2017) 38 (4): 695–715.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Sylvie Patron Two books on the representation of consciousness in narrative have recently been published in the United States and the Netherlands (in a series devoted to French language and literature), The Emergence of Mind: Representations of Consciousness in Narrative Discourse in English (2011...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2012) 33 (2): 244–247.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Eyal Segal Fishelov David , Dialogues with/and Great Books: The Dynamics of Canon Formation . Brighton : Sussex Academic , 2010 . xi + 219 pp . © 2012 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2012 New Books at a Glance Nele Bemong, Pieter Borghart, Michel De...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2014) 35 (3): 423–475.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Stephanie Greenblatt Ginensky; Hana Wirth-Nesher © 2015 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2015 Recent Scholarship in Yiddish Studies: An Annotated Bibliography (Books Published 1995–2014) Stephanie Greenblatt Ginensky and Hana Wirth-Nesher Goldreich Family Institute for...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2018) 39 (2): 319–335.
Published: 01 June 2018
...] : 261). I also draw on “Towards a Model of Inter-semiotic Translation”, by Daniella Aguiar and Joao Queiroz, who suggest the concept of “creative sign transmutation” (2009). Second, I discuss the collaborations of the US calligraphic artist and book illuminator Thomas Ingmire. Inviting US and UK poets...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2001) 22 (2): 413–433.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Jonathan Crewe This article examines Black Hamlet , written in 1937 by the pioneering South African psychoanalyst Wulf Sachs. Sachs's book stages a cultural exchange in the guise of a professional dialogue between the author and a Manyika healer-diviner given the pseudonym John Chavafambira in the...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2010) 31 (2): 331–351.
Published: 01 June 2010
... the narrative relevance of God's self-designation in the context of the book of Exodus. The article investigates the narrative potential of God's revealed name along the threefold movement of suspense, curiosity, and surprise. The attention to the syntactic, semantic, rhetorical, and narrative aspects...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2012) 33 (2): 137–168.
Published: 01 June 2012
... the film’s artwork (the poster image, stills, and/or typography used for promoting the film) and frequently highlights the film’s stars rather than the book’s author. By analyzing a selection of book covers of novelized versions of recent films and comparing the novelization of Terminator Salvation...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2016) 37 (1): 29–53.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Asiya Bulatova From its first publication in 1923, Viktor Shklovsky's book Zoo, or Letters Not about Love has been discussed as a text that takes up a borderline position between literature and literary theory. The fact that the book was written and first published in Berlin ensured its place in...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2004) 25 (4): 731–752.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Ulrich Kinzel This essay on the German poet Stefan George and his poetry book The Star of the Covenant (1914) is part of a broader study of literary models of an ethics of the self in the context of governmental practices. For George and his circle of followers, the particular lines of this context...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2005) 26 (2): 209–255.
Published: 01 June 2005
... success of his project, his last book, The Drowned and the Saved,expresses a great disillusionment about his life's work as a witness to the Holocaust. The change can be traced, first, to his growing doubts about the reliability of witnesses, and second, to the reactions of readers, which made him...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2006) 27 (2): 353–383.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Marianne Hirsch; Leo Spitzer Focusing on a book of recipes and a miniature artists' book from the Terezín and Vapniarka concentration camps, this essay argues that such material remnants can serve as testimonial objects that carry memory traces from the past and embody the process of its...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2016) 37 (3): 443–472.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Swastika Night (1937), the article suggests that the history of feminist speculative fiction offers a counter to twenty-first-century queer scholarship's sometimes reductive approaches to gender and reproduction. Burdekin's book is best known for its prescience in imagining the horrifying prospect of a...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2013) 34 (1-2): 177–231.
Published: 01 June 2013
... children’s books Where the Wild Things Are and The Gruffalo and the comic “The Baba Yaga” (from the Hellboy series): they all undergo a process of analysis and metacognitive reflection. Validating the tool as an analytic and an educational measure depends on its ability to guide the reader toward an...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2017) 38 (3): 569–587.
Published: 01 September 2017
... history. This essay argues that these claims are most visible in “reflexive double narratives,” books that tell two versions of their stories and explain why they have done so. This essay relies on Brian Richardson's term “denarration” from Unnatural Voices and David Herman's conception of “qualia” from...