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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (4): 623–644.
Published: 01 December 2021
... situates China in the international trend of canon studies by tracing how the Chinese conceptualization of the canon was modernized in the 1990s by Western ideas when canon studies were introduced to China by Dutch scholar Douwe W. Fokkema. While embracing the Western notion of the canon as always...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (1): 135–158.
Published: 01 March 2019
... for an era of postcritical literary studies. Copyright © 2019 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2019 postcritical phenomenology canon realism novel References Altieri Charles 1983 “ An Idea and Ideal of a Literary Canon .” Critical Inquiry 10 , no. 1 : 37 – 60...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 619–640.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of their canonization. The careers of four specific British playwrights serve here as my case studies: Harold Pinter, John Arden, Sarah Kane, and Martin McDonagh. These four playwrights belong to two different eras of change in the history of modern British theater. Pinter and Arden are associated with the theatrical...
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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 (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 (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 (2015) 36 (1-2): 1–31.
Published: 01 June 2015
... ( London : Legenda ). Brown Joan L. 2010 Confronting Our Canons: Spanish and Latin American Studies in the Twenty-First Century ( Lewisburg, PA : Bucknell University Press ). Chong W. H. 2013 “Tully Hansen's E-Lit Guide for Beginners 2013,” Crikey , December 11...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 91–126.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Institutions,” in Empirical Studies of Literature , edited by Elrud Ibsch et al., 231 -38 (Amsterdam: Rodopi). Sheffy, Rakefet 1990 “The Concept of Canonicity in Polysystem Theory,” Poetics Today 11 : 511 -22. 1997 “Models and Habituses: Problems in the Idea of Cultural Repertoire,” Canadian...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 35–59.
Published: 01 February 2017
... meaningful metaphor or comprehending metaphors presented for study is highly dependent on the main source of information available, namely, knowledge of the canonical meaning of the words in semantic space. Semantic Density Effects As noted earlier, there is a dearth of studies examining the role...
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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 (2001) 22 (3): 671–689.
Published: 01 September 2001
... and the Great Hunger: Studies in Irish Culture (London:Verso). Guillory, John 1993 Cultural Capital: The Problem of Literary Canon Formation (Chicago: University of Chicago Press). Joyce, James 1968 [1916] A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man , edited by Chester S. Anderson, Viking Critical...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (2): 244–247.
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 (2012) 33 (2): 241–244.
Published: 01 June 2012
... 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 synonymous with literary masterpieces) by integrating it with intertextuality. He begins by considering intertextual relations in terms of a “dialogue...
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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 (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 (2005) 26 (1): 151–159.
Published: 01 March 2005
...- 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 as documents rather than monuments’’ (82).Yet the canon could...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (3): 497–528.
Published: 01 September 2004
... (Atlanta, GA: John Knox). Buber, Salomon 1899 Lamentations Rabba (Vilna: Reim). Calinescu, Matei 1993 Rereading (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press). Charlesworth, James H. 1987 “The Pseudepigrapha as Biblical Exegesis,” in Early Jewish and Christian Exegesis: Studies in Memory...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 595–617.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Law of Return and the Palestinian Right of Return. In an effort to contribute to New Lyric Studies, the article offers a new form of lyric reading, the “trans-national lyric,” a hyphenated form of transnationalism used to emphasize crossing over and moving beyond the nation. The trans-national lyric...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 477–481.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., ranging from the canonical to popular literary and film texts within the ever-expanding mediasphere” (8). Deborah Cartmell’s introduction surveys the history and the problems of “adaptation studies.” Then, in part 1, “History and Contexts: From Image to Sound,” the first four articles deal...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 481–483.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., economical, and different theoretical approaches, ranging from the canonical to popular literary and film texts within the ever-expanding mediasphere” (8). Deborah Cartmell’s introduction surveys the history and the problems of “adaptation studies.” Then, in part 1, “History and Contexts: From Image...