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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 383–401.
Published: 01 June 2018
.... Yet Lauterbach, in proposing Hopper, the visual artist, as a lyrical guide to negotiate the tensions between public and private, self and other, and individual and collective at play in his iconic painting, references central concerns of ekphrasis in the digital age. Copyright © 2018 by Porter...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 418–423.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Monika Fludernik sekretariat.fludernik@anglistik.uni-freiburg.de Natalya Bekhta , We-Narratives: Collective Storytelling in Contemporary Fiction . Columbus : Ohio State University Press , 2020 . 230 pp. Copyright © 2022 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2022...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 689–730.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Monika Fludernik Taking its inspiration from cognitive narratology and particularly the work of Alan Palmer on the Victorian novel, this essay examines to what extent collective minds can be traced in early modern narratives. One of the typical sites of intermental thought is the representation...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 335–359.
Published: 01 June 2004
... groups in both nineteenth- and twentieth-century Houston, Texas. Nineteenth-century groups found in their literary and associational practices the warrant to embark on a broad program of collective action; twentieth-century groups, by and large, severed this link yet still met important needs for women...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (3): 591–618.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Uri Margolin This article aims to provide a definition, description, and typology of collective narrative agents and of collective narratives. A collective narrative agent occurs in a given narrative if three conditions are satisfied:(a) the argument position in numerous narrative propositions...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (4): 669–712.
Published: 01 December 2008
... share of samizdat documents were smuggled out of the communist countries to the West, ending up in numerous organizations and private collections abroad. The dispersed character of samizdat archival sources has a negative effect on the quality of research in this area. One of the main objectives...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (3): 549–581.
Published: 01 September 2022
... and nonhuman own-worlds ( Umwelten ), playing a role in processes of structural coupling within a habitat, understood as a hybrid assemblage or collective of multispecies inhabitants. The article describes how oral poiesis, as a modeling system, contributes to sustaining the various modes of identification...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 155–179.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Rebecca Fasselt This article considers how postcolonial narratives written partly in the first-person plural collective voice reflect recent critical developments in postcolonial studies rather than echoing the outmoded “writing back” paradigm. Even colonial texts such as Joseph Conrad's The Nigger...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 181–213.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Galia Yanoshevsky This article explores the literary functions of the author interview in all types of media (printed or broadcast, single or collected interviews). It claims that the literariness of the interview resides in the conversational exchange that takes place during the interview...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 667–693.
Published: 01 December 2017
... elides categorical distinctions of first-and second-order autobiographical memory, or memory and story. Thus survivors’ stories seem descendants’ memories. Previous scholarship discusses collective and post-memory but does not explain descendants’ trauma embodiment and how corporeal and psychic traumas...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (3): 463–486.
Published: 01 September 2023
... from its core regions to the semi-periphery. Reframing the problem of the future as that of collective action rather than of complexity, the author proposes that the perceived failure of narrative imagination is, in fact, an expression of the generic limits of the novel, limits that are particularly...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 197–224.
Published: 01 March 2008
...J. J. Long Bertolt Brecht's War Primer , first published in 1955, is a collection of what Brecht termed “photo-epigrams.” These consist of a photograph—usually one cut from the illustrated press—mounted on a black background and accompanied by a four-line poem by Brecht. The theme of the book...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (1): 17–50.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Joseph Tabbi Electronic literature is not just a “thing” or a “medium” or even a body of “works” in various “genres.” It is not poetry, fiction, hypertext, gaming, codework, or some new admixture of all these practices. E-literature is, arguably, an emerging cultural form, as much a collective...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (4): 719–735.
Published: 01 December 2009
... author , for instance, in a text that is limited to monosyllabic words), it may also provide for fresh and largely unsuspected choices and for new sorts of mobility as well. This essay tests this hypothesis, examining three contemporary works: a collection of sonnets by Raymond Queneau, a novel...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (3): 429–445.
Published: 01 September 2018
... how challenging or innovative, exploits our cognitive makeup. By examining these assumptions and by tracing the history of cognitive and unnatural models of narrative, this special issue seeks to move beyond a conceptual standoff between them. The essays collected in the issue demonstrate...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2019
.... Is it principally a research methodology — a way of observing, reading collecting, organizing, and interpreting information on reality? Or is it an object in itself? The article addresses this unresolved tension, outlining several new ways to manage this cultural and academic unclarity. References Becher...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (2): 183–187.
Published: 01 June 2019
... that until now have attracted comparatively little attention in multimodality studies, including not only multimodal novels, comics, and films but also current television programs, video games, and other forms of digital media. On the other hand, and no less importantly, the articles collected here engage...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (1): 141–150.
Published: 01 March 2020
... when we have sought to be more “scientific” in our methods. Logic falls on the far side of this divide; because we typically regard it as a consummately scientific and formalized practice, we presume that it is antithetical to our own. The essays in this collection amply demonstrate...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 187–204.
Published: 01 June 2020
... and general principles of emotion modulation and involve ideals that are both hedonic and ethical. We may better understand the complex relations among narrative, emotion, and morality in terms of these story universals, their sources in emotion systems, and their associated ideals, which collectively predict...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 539–559.
Published: 01 December 2020
... manifest in their literary works, a Deleuzian reading sees them as physicians of their cultures responding to an intolerable mode of existence, which is indiscernibly both personal and collective. A Deleuzian reading thus explores both the symptoms of pathological social present and new possibilities...