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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (3): 369–385.
Published: 01 September 2016
... — whether in the asceticist-misogynist, queer, or catastrophic mode. © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 antireproductivity queerness asceticism childlessness sex-gender systems References Adley Melanie Jessica 2013 “Shattering Fragility: Illness, Suicide...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (3): 389–400.
Published: 01 September 2013
... the ongoing suspense built around the question of Abraham’s heir, fed by the apparent clash between God’s recurrent hyper- bolic promises of seed and Abraham’s childless state, the gradual revelation of who is going to bear children to him (not only Hagar but also the appar- ently barren Sarah), or, after...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (2): 237–255.
Published: 01 June 2009
...). Furthermore, he and Constance remain childless during six years of marriage and until he is instructed in the facts of life by his cousin—with immediately beneficial results (ibid.: 202–3). Such things undermine the final turn given his character when, with an intense and devoted sense of mission...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (3): 543–559.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... In Fragments he describes himself as the sole survivor of his Latvian Jewish family and tells of being smuggled out of a Krakow orphanage after the war and deposited in a children’s home in Switzerland, from where he was adopted by a childless couple. Enjoined by all the adults around him to ‘‘forget...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 361–396.
Published: 01 June 2004
... who had made her pregnant and presum- ably lived ‘‘happily ever after’’ (at least nothing more is known of her since her pardon), her fictional counterpart Effie Deans marries the nocturnal rioter, but the marriage is left childless and ends in violence: the original child, whose alleged murder...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (4): 519–562.
Published: 01 December 2013
... critic,16 not exactly an appropriate vessel for a treasured literary secret. Deane may have been right for a marriage partner for the childless widow, but he could not be made party to the secret, not only because, as the narrator conjectures, “his wife hadn't thought him worth enlightening...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (2): 305–347.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., for instance, Arceneaux 2001 and Romero 2002). The commission’s report also cites 340 illegal detention centers and concen- tration camps, the ESMA being one of the most notorious. It was in the ESMA, for instance, that many of the children born in captivity were handed over to childless military families...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (3): 233–303.
Published: 01 September 2015
... omitted, presumably not because this idealizes David but because it is no longer significant. In the context of the succession document it can be crucial, for Michal being childless effectively divides David’s blood from Saul’s in the next generation. In Chronicles, however, rival aspirants to David’s...