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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (1): 89–116.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Jo Labanyi The essay argues that modernity is best understood not as the cultural expression of capitalist modernization, but as a particular set of relations of present to past. It examines the varying attitudes toward the violent past of the civil war that have characterized Spain since...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 391–412.
Published: 01 June 2001
... in apparent complicity with prescribed forms of Western civility. The essay argues that conventional notions of postcolonial resistance are unable to provide an adequate explanation for identity politics which are based on the desire for Western acculturation instead of resistance to it. By recourse...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (1): 35–66.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., in the work of Nicolae Steinhardt and Joseph Brodsky, and also in secret police interrogation and reeducation practices and in CIA manuals. In Sentimental Journey, Shklovsky wrote that during the civil war, life itself was made strange and became art. Shklovsky's memoirs shed light on the effects...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (1): 151–186.
Published: 01 March 2000
... to the experimentation, ellipsis, and fragmentary style critics have called for as the logical consequence of the Shoah conceived as the breakdown of civilization. © 2000 by the Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2000 Aaron, Frieda W. 1990 Bearing the Unbearable: Yiddish and Polish Poetry...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 263–298.
Published: 01 June 2001
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (2): 175–207.
Published: 01 June 2005
... and the Civil War (New York: Knopf). Adorno, Theodor W. 1973 [1966] Negative Dialectics , translated by E. B. Ashton (New York:Continuum). 1983 [1955] “Cultural Criticism and Society,” in Prisms , translated by Samuel and Shierry Weber, 19 -34 (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press). 1992 [1962...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 323–364.
Published: 01 June 2001
.... De Kock, Leon 1996 Civilizing Barbarians:Missionary Narrative and African Textual Response in Nineteenth-century South Africa (Johannesburg: Witwatersrand University Press). Derrida, Jacques 1982 [1968] “The Pit and the Pyramid: Introduction to Hegel's Semiology,” in Margins of Philosophy...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 March 2021
... and Semiotics 2021 References Bazalgette Peter . 2017 . The Empathy Instinct: How to Create a More Civil Society . London : John Murray . Kearns Laura-Lee . 2015 . “ Subjects of Wonder: Toward an Aesthetics, Ethics, and Pedagogy of Wonder .” Journal of Aesthetic Education 49...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 459–498.
Published: 01 September 2005
... relativism fashionable in present-day cultural studies, but in its deep struc- ture, it grows out of a certain historical perception of the patterns of human development and metaphysical conceptions of the respective traditions of thought. In historical development, Chinese civilization is believed...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (3): 415–442.
Published: 01 September 2016
... in which such historical periods, which lie between the authorial present and the time in which the story is principally set, are juxtaposed with this age of the Machine. Hence we learn that Vashti “had studied the civilization that had immediately preceded her own — the civilization that had mistaken...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (3): 521–541.
Published: 01 September 2000
... University Press). Larmore, Charles 1993 Modernité et morale (Paris: Presses Universitaires de France). Larmore, Charles Forthcoming Les pratiques du moi (Paris: Presses Universitaires de France). Lucan 1992 Civil War ,translated by Susan H. Braund. The World's Classics (New York: Oxford...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (3): 347–367.
Published: 01 September 2020
... that evokes a West- ern civilization now ending before our very eyes (Houellebecq 2016: 6) and the last vestiges of a dyingwelfare state (8). Later in the novel, we are told by the narrator that it was obvious that France, like all the other countries of western Europe, had been drifting towards civil...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (3): 443–472.
Published: 01 September 2016
... historical materialism speaks are the “working class”(257, 260), but enlighten- ment models of humanity and history have had most power as justifications of empire. In Toward a Global Idea of Race, Denise Ferreira da Silva (2007: xii) demonstrates that colonial hierarchies of civilization rely...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (3): 619–620.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Bremond, De Barthes à Balzac: Fictions d’un critique et critiques d’une fiction Susan Rubin Suleiman, C. Douglas Dillon Professor of the Civilization of France and professor of comparative literature at Harvard University...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (4): 863–864.
Published: 01 December 2001
... would have happened ifTheessays, written by nine English and American historians, thus explore nine such roads not taken in actual history. What if no English Civil War or no American War of Independence had occurred? What if Ireland had never been divided? What if Britain had stayed out...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (2): 309–351.
Published: 01 June 2008
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (2): 171–173.
Published: 01 June 2005
... of this diversity in unity deserve special emphasis. One con- cernsthevarietyof‘‘contextshistoricalperiods,nationalaffiliations For example, whereas the Holocaust usually figures as generic paradigm, the images of testimony studied here range from the Civil War in America to the Gulag to the Holocaust to the Dirty...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (4): 719–751.
Published: 01 December 2005
... (Moscow: Nauka). Grossman, Leonid 1959 “Dostoevskij-khudozhnik,” in Tvorchestvo F. M. Dostoevskogo , edited by N. L. Stepanov, 330 -416 (Moscow: Ak. Nauk). 1963a Dostoevskii (Moscow: Molodaia gvardiia). 1963b [1935] “`Grazhdanskaia Smert' F. M. Dostoevskogo” [F. M. Dostoevsky's “Civil...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (4): 657–684.
Published: 01 December 2002
... and on the futility of the West’s attempts to ‘‘civilise’’ the savages (Stopp As in so many of his novels,Waugh exposes the fragility of the binary opposition between barbarism and civilization and shows how, once the trappings of civilization are removed, people resort to the most atavistic behavior.The novel...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 365–389.
Published: 01 June 2001
... -53 (London: Penguin Books). Readings, Bill 1989 “The Necessity of Politics,” in Reading De Man Reading , edited by Lindsay Waters and Wlad Godzich, 223 -43 (Minneapolis:University of Minnesota Press). Rich, Paul 1984 “Apartheid and the Decline of the Civilization Idea: An Essay on Nadine...