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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 653–679.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Peter Steiner This article deals with the proceedings against the general secretary of the Czechoslovak Communist Party, Rudolf Slánský, and thirteen other high officials. The most striking feature of confessional trials such as his is the lack of any manifest culpability for gross miscarriages...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Slánský Marxism-Leninism confessional trials References Akulenko V. V. 1960 “Iz istorii russkoi obshchestvenno-politicheskoi terminologii nachala XX veka,” Trudy Filologicheskogo fakulteta Khar'kovskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta im. A. M. Gor'kogo 8 : 67 – 89...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (3): 379–407.
Published: 01 September 2023
... subject matter, they violated long-standing norms of poetic decorum, removing the poet's protective “mask,” as M. L. Rosenthal ( 1991 : 109) first put it of Robert Lowell's breakthrough into confessional poetry, Life Studies (1959). They also answered the call of poetry critic A. Alvarez, whom Plath...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 435–452.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Party, and the establishment of apartheid from until probably the sixties, Afrikaner identities were tightly bound up with patriarchal, authoritarian institutions of family, the Dutch Reformed Church, the National Party, and state education as well as military, indus- trial, and infrastructural...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (2): 207–235.
Published: 01 June 2009
... parasitism,” a crime for which he was sentenced to five years’ labor in sub- arctic Arkhangelsk. Within months of the verdict, a secret transcript of Brodsky’s trial reached Western publications, eventually appearing in Ger- man, Polish, and English translation. By the time his sentence was com...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 367–368.
Published: 01 June 2010
... or protective significance. Later in the same chapter, Eakin shifts to the confessional mode and performs some autobiographical writing of his own. He examines his relations with his father and reflects in the process on why he avoided such examination for a long time, despite earlier opportunities...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 368–370.
Published: 01 June 2010
... or protective significance. Later in the same chapter, Eakin shifts to the confessional mode and performs some autobiographical writing of his own. He examines his relations with his father and reflects in the process on why he avoided such examination for a long time, despite earlier opportunities...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 370–372.
Published: 01 June 2010
... or protective significance. Later in the same chapter, Eakin shifts to the confessional mode and performs some autobiographical writing of his own. He examines his relations with his father and reflects in the process on why he avoided such examination for a long time, despite earlier opportunities...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 372–373.
Published: 01 June 2010
... or protective significance. Later in the same chapter, Eakin shifts to the confessional mode and performs some autobiographical writing of his own. He examines his relations with his father and reflects in the process on why he avoided such examination for a long time, despite earlier opportunities...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 374–375.
Published: 01 June 2010
... or protective significance. Later in the same chapter, Eakin shifts to the confessional mode and performs some autobiographical writing of his own. He examines his relations with his father and reflects in the process on why he avoided such examination for a long time, despite earlier opportunities...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 375–377.
Published: 01 June 2010
... or protective significance. Later in the same chapter, Eakin shifts to the confessional mode and performs some autobiographical writing of his own. He examines his relations with his father and reflects in the process on why he avoided such examination for a long time, despite earlier opportunities...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 377–379.
Published: 01 June 2010
... or protective significance. Later in the same chapter, Eakin shifts to the confessional mode and performs some autobiographical writing of his own. He examines his relations with his father and reflects in the process on why he avoided such examination for a long time, despite earlier opportunities...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 379–380.
Published: 01 June 2010
... or protective significance. Later in the same chapter, Eakin shifts to the confessional mode and performs some autobiographical writing of his own. He examines his relations with his father and reflects in the process on why he avoided such examination for a long time, despite earlier opportunities...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 380–381.
Published: 01 June 2010
... or protective significance. Later in the same chapter, Eakin shifts to the confessional mode and performs some autobiographical writing of his own. He examines his relations with his father and reflects in the process on why he avoided such examination for a long time, despite earlier opportunities...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 382–384.
Published: 01 June 2010
... or protective significance. Later in the same chapter, Eakin shifts to the confessional mode and performs some autobiographical writing of his own. He examines his relations with his father and reflects in the process on why he avoided such examination for a long time, despite earlier opportunities...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 17–39.
Published: 01 February 2018
... to his wife’s confessional letter: “Mais que ne pensa-t-il point apre`sl’avoir lue! S’il euˆt eu des te´moins, le violent e´tat ou` il e´toit l’auroit fait croire prive´ de raison, ou preˆt de perdre la vie. La jalousie et les soupc ons bien fonde´spre´parent d’ordinaire les maris a` leurs malheurs...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (3): 475–497.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... These provide further examples of all the above kinds of writing as well as the outline for a play and what are often, although not unproblematically, taken to be the kind of confessional entries that might be read as a spiritual autobiogra- phy. Like nearly all major nineteenth-century figures, he also...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (2): 171–189.
Published: 01 June 2007
... to be exhaustive, we might point to a few pockets of such activity. Augustine’s Confessions has been examined for the relation between its intimate, prayerful, confessional form and its content (e.g., Crosson 1999 and Hartle 1999, which considers Augustine’s Confessions with reference to Rousseau’s...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (1-2): 59–110.
Published: 01 June 2015
... and with his own former teacher, Medardus, as a judge. He is on trial for both causing the injury of his daughter and departing from the cloistered world of the scholar, specifically that of Medardus (Der Nister 1964 [1929]: 194; 1989: 580). As this outline of the story’s first part suggests, “Under...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (4): 637–664.
Published: 01 December 2005
... shows himself to be an astute analyst of pain. In the military scenes, surviving acute physical pain is connected with courage, a dominant theme in the early Tolstoy, and espe- cially courage in the face of an arbitrary distribution of woundings and death. War is an appropriate site for this trial...