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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (1): 59–81.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Johanna Winant In this article, the author argues that we should understand Walt Whitman’s catalog as a poetic form that is also a logical form — enumerative induction. Whitman’s catalogs — his characteristic technique of generating long lists — have long been recognized as central to his poetics...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 451–461.
Published: 01 June 2006
... could not be used without both physical access—which reinforces the need for preservation regardless of media—and recognized cataloging standards and vocabulary. The article includes examples of the uses made of testimonies in various disciplines and challenges present and future researchers to expand...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 March 2022
... in the novel to a catastrophic event, Hurricane Sandy, while also considering the broader implications for the interplay between narrative form and radical climate change. The focus is on narrative forms such as catalogs, gaps in language and in the storyworld, and plotted instances of compassion. By drawing...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (3): 561–590.
Published: 01 September 2000
... entitled Rivers and Mountains, which opens with what purports to be a cityscape These Lacustrine Cities and which, apart from the title poem, also contains a catalog of rivers Into the Dusk-Charged Air and a poem with a toponymic title The Thousand Islands ‘‘The Skaters in particular, the long poem...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (3): 565–593.
Published: 01 September 2008
... this is by no means the first publication on visual representations of reading, there is nothing quite like it: neither in art-historical scholarship and catalogs nor in the numerous histories of reading. This assessment 568 Poetics Today 29:3 is underscored rather than contradicted...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (2): 257–286.
Published: 01 June 2009
... as such by their authors, such as literary/theoretical essays, introductions and literary declarations, prefaces to literary works, and lately even artistic catalogs. Thus Jean-Paul Sartre’s Qu’est-ce que la littérature? (1947) is considered alternatively in Vincent Four- nier’s La grande encyclopédie Larousse...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (4): 759–760.
Published: 01 December 2008
... on a book on Soviet uncensored novels and changes in textual culture in the post- Stalin period as well as pursuing a three-year project cataloging the periodicals of samizdat. In addition to nonconformist art, uncensored literature and dissidence, her interests include the avant-garde, the use...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (4): 729–758.
Published: 01 December 2003
... licensing of scripts as the vetting system; to demand alteration of a play or, indeed, to refuse it a license altogether; to place particular documents in the archive, under a particular cataloging procedure. This archive...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (4): 669–712.
Published: 01 December 2008
... instituta RSE/RS (Catalog of the Russian-Language Periodicals in the Collection of the Informal Press at the RFE/RL Research Institute) (Munich: RFE/RL). Yurchak, Alexei 2006 Everything Was Forever, until It Was No More: The Last Soviet Generation (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (3): 597–614.
Published: 01 September 2019
..., Understanding, Well-Being: Cognitive Literary Studies : 712 – 20 . Goodblatt Chanita . 1990 . “ Whitman’s Catalogs as Literary Gestalts: Illustrative and Meditative Functions .” Style 24 , no. 1 : 45 – 58 . Hall Joseph . ( 1606 ) 1981 . The Art of Divine Meditation . In Bishop...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (4): 575–595.
Published: 01 December 2021
... (describing the intended result), a list of ingredients and their amounts (in a numerical-verbal catalog), and verbal instructions usually in passive or imperative mood: Gibson Ingredients 2 1⁄2 ounces gin or vodka 1⁄2 ounce dry vermouth Garnish: cocktail onion Steps 1. Add...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (4): 629–667.
Published: 01 December 2008
...: University of Chicago Press). “Katalog periodicheskikh i prodolzhaiushchikhsia neformal'nykh izdanii na russkom iazyke v arkhive samizdata (SPI-1 AS), 1986–1990, ch. 1” (“A Catalog of Periodical and Continuing Informal Editions in Russian in the Samizdat Archive [SPI-1 AS], 1986–1990, ch. 1” ) 1991...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 387–432.
Published: 01 September 2005
... in the speaker’s relative frame of reference. They constitute instead an emblematic catalog of rural sounds, as the final image in the series insists. Obviously the shepherds cannot all be telling their tales at once in the same space-time under the same hawthorn (not, at least, without producing a cacophony...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 149–172.
Published: 01 June 2021
... in a looser sense. In their videos, posters often refer to a larger topic or debate they have encountered on other channels, and the idea of participating in a conversational thread is exemplified in the special format of the tag, a catalog of questions BookTubers answer and hand on to one another (see Birke...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 211–224.
Published: 01 September 2014
... by violence, neglect, or indifference. The period of rescue that aims to store, map, catalog, and document is gradually coming to an end, now that the majority of Yiddish books ever printed are available electronically from the National Yiddish Jewish Book Center and work proceeds apace at the Hebrew...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 63–89.
Published: 01 March 2002
...). So I guess we may account for it by the various alternative performances with their respective cognitive mechanisms. From the semantic point of view, this stanza is puzzling. Lines con- tain a catalog of five items. Any attempt to find some meaningful categorial or schematic congruity among...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (3): 433–463.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of describing a face feels intuitive and underlay the Photo- fit system of facial reconstruction introduced by the British police in 1971. In this system, witnesses were invited to build a composite facial image of a culprit by selecting face parts from a large catalog. The expectation...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 615–633.
Published: 01 December 2014
... lines to “flower” as the fields and meadows do in a compositional procedure of additive overflow. Pastoral lists exhibit this self-generating quality, as when Perdita, turning from the older guests to her lover and her friends, produces her splendid catalog of all the flowers that she does not hold...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (4): 623–644.
Published: 01 December 2021
... been preserved. The total number of preserved books grew over time, making the need for a systematic cataloging method increasingly pressing. Zheng Wei invented a way to catalog books called jing shi zi ji . The system divided texts into four major categories: jing (Confucian classics), shi...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 363–385.
Published: 01 June 2022
... as a challenge to the reader's narrative competence in the sense that it would “guide[] us . . . to complete the process that will achieve a story” (Scholes 1982 : 60), but rather as a sabotage of the reader's very attempt at narrativity. Put differently, Nelson's decision to turn toward cataloging also puts...