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Poetics Today (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 (2015) 36 (1-2): 1–31.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Hans-Joachim Backe The article offers a comparative overview of the diverging courses of the canon debate in Anglophone and Germanophone contexts. While the Anglophone canon debate has focused on the politics of canon composition, the Germanophone debate has been more concerned...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (4): 623–644.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Haifeng Hui Abstract Though particular texts have long held culturally foundational authority, debates over the idea of a canon and the texts that are to compose it are a much more recent phenomenon, one that originated in the United States and quickly spread to other countries. The present article...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (1): 135–158.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., expressive realist novels mediate readers’ affective attachments to characters’ commitments through techniques that facilitate critical analysis. By describing a novelistic tradition that uses techniques of characterization to mediate feeling and reflection, this essay outlines a canon of texts suitable...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 619–640.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Yael Zarhy-Levo This article engages with the issue of the factors determining theatrical prominence, endorsing the “institutional approach.” In discussing the major mediating role played by theater reviewers in the canonization of individual playwrights, the article focuses particularly on two...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (3): 363–391.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Eugenio Canone; Leen Spruit The Renaissance writers adapted the dialogue form to represent the culture they were creating, using it for numerous subjects: philosophy, ethics, politics, religion, the arts, the study of language, and literature. The dialogue was an appropriate form for works which...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (1): 17–50.
Published: 01 March 2010
... to participate in a long-standing ambition to construct a world literature in the sense put forward by David Damrosch (2003: 5): “not an infinite ungraspable canon of works but rather a mode of circulation and of reading... that is applicable to individual works as to bodies of material.” The model...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 41–65.
Published: 01 February 2018
... omniscience of the nineteenth might reflect an age of increasing state control. The article argues that only our impressionistic use of mostly canonical examples permits such sweeping statements and that the very notion of the period (never mind episteme or paradigm) is undermined by a quantitative...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 225–243.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., such as pictured and picture-less, mimetic and transformed, notional and actual, abbreviated and described, printed and screen, canonical artwork and non-art image, narrative and poetic ekphrasis, the introduction further discusses ekphrastic theories with a specific focus on their relevance to its practices...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 211–224.
Published: 01 September 2014
... and cumulative, is also evident in recent studies of modern Yiddish literature that pay close attention to linguistic dimensions of Yiddish writing. This is exemplified by the subjects that have engaged scholars of modern Yiddish literature over the past two decades: canon formation, translation theory...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (1-2): 15–35.
Published: 01 June 2023
... Kornbluh that expands the notion of form to include infrastructures, institutions, and other entities that provide sustenance and continuity to offer a different account of the cultural work such fictions do. The essay argues that two canonical works of fiction about dementia— J. Bernlef's Out of Mind...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (2): 247–281.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Han Baltussen Commentary was an important vehicle for philosophical debate in late antiquity. Its antecedents lie in the rise of rational argumentation, polemical rivalry, literacy, and the canonization of texts. This essay aims to give a historical and typological outline of philosophical exegesis...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (3): 587–589.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Elizabeth Allen Arvind Thomas has made a case for Langland's use of canon law in his penitential thinking, and indeed for his creation of a poetics of the law that seeks to redirect accepted legal discourse. This challenging book offers a new and resonant framework for understanding the problems...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 91–126.
Published: 01 March 2003
...: Nagel). 1949 Situations III (Paris:Gallimard). Segal, Dmitri 1982 “Israeli Contributions to Literary Theory,” in Schwerpunkte der Literaturwissenschaft. Außerhalb des Deutschen Sprachraums , edited by Elrud Ibsch, 261 -92 (Amsterdam: Rodopi). Shavit, Zohar 1991 “Canonicity and Literary...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (3): 671–689.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Donald Brown Brophy, Brigit 1969 In Transit: An Heroi-Cyclic Novel (New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons). Cheng, Vincent J. 1995 Joyce, Race, and Empire (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press). 1997 “Of Canons, Colonies, and Critics: The Ethics and Politics of Postcolonial Joyce...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 35–59.
Published: 01 February 2017
..., occurs infrequently as it does in the case when there is no preferred canonical order of presentation between the concepts being compared (see Shen 1989). For expositional purposes, one can identify three theoretical responses to the “reversibility problem”: (a) the classic similarity comparison...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 697–703.
Published: 01 December 2016
... time, “ideology” has become a general term for such unconscious causes. I will henceforth refer to all of these approaches — deconstruction, psychoanalysis, various versions of feminism, postcolonial studies, cultural studies, etc. — as canonical theory. Typically, the canonical theorist’s tactical...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (2): 241–244.
Published: 01 June 2012
.... Eyal Segal, Tel Aviv University, Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics doi 10.1215/03335372-1586599 David Fishelov, Dialogues with/and Great Books: The Dynamics of Canon Forma- tion. Brighton: Sussex Academic, 2010. xi + 219...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (2): 247–249.
Published: 01 June 2012
... doi 10.1215/03335372-1586599 David Fishelov, Dialogues with/and Great Books: The Dynamics of Canon Forma- tion. Brighton: Sussex Academic, 2010. xi + 219 pp. In this book David Fishelov aims at contributing to the study of the lit- erary canon (the “great books” of the title are more or less...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (1): 151–159.
Published: 01 March 2005
... (the essays by Ezell, Lanser, Laird, Price, and, to a sig- nificant extent, Raven). The canonical figures (Shakespeare gets an essay) appear infrequently here. Part of the point is to learn what the canon does not always tell us, ‘‘to look as Susan Lanser (inverting René Wellek) puts it, ‘‘at texts...