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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (4): 829–852.
Published: 01 December 2001
...,” in A Dictionary of Narratology , 42 -43 (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press). 1995 “On Narratology: Criteria, Corpus,Context,” Narrative 3 : 73 -84. 1996 “Narratology, Narratological Criticism, and Gender,” in Fiction Updated: Theories of Fictionality,Narratology, and Poetics , edited by Calin...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (3): 423–437.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Press). Chatman, Seymour 1990 Coming to Terms: The Rhetoric of Narrative in Fiction and Film (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press). Currie, Mark 1998 Postmodern Narrative Theory (New York: St. Martin's). Darby, David 2001 “Form and Context: An Essay in the History of Narratology...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (2): 360–361.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Eyal Segal 2002 Verdonk, Peter, ed. 1993 Twentieth-Century Poetry: From Text to Context (London: Routledge). Verdonk, Peter, and Jean Jacques Weber, eds. 1995 Twentieth-Century Fiction: From Text to Context (London: Routledge). 360 Poetics Today 23:2 Jonathan Culpeper...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (4): 623–644.
Published: 01 December 2021
... function of fostering national and cultural identities, the newly designated discourse soon spread out of the United States and into other countries. The aim of this article is threefold: first, to provide a survey of the origin of the Chinese literary canon and its formation in the context...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (1): 159–165.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Press . Calculus and Context David Kurnick Rutgers University Andrea K. Henderson, Algebraic Art: Mathematical Formalism and Victorian Culture. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. xii 1218 pp. Does intellectual history count as historical context ?What if the intellectual history in question...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 287–308.
Published: 01 June 2022
... contexts. This article discusses a new type of illness stories that has emerged in digital contexts and that is characterized by the use of illness for producing various forms of economic and social value. Using small stories and affective positioning as its analytic lens, the article examines the specific...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 335–362.
Published: 01 June 2022
... in current analyses of the digital as a context for narrative. The aim is to construct tools for a semiotics of the imperceptible, an approach to analyze the ways in which the digital shapes human agency in dimensions the users cannot directly perceive but which nevertheless affect users’ sense of what...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 93–121.
Published: 01 February 2017
... the source and the target, instead of the target itself. The examples demonstrate that context plays a major role in this process by identifying the source and the target of a visual metaphor. © 2017 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2017 visual metaphor asymmetry context interaction...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (4): 703–733.
Published: 01 December 2018
... and Metaphor” (38.1). My target first proposal stipulates that, in the creation and comprehension of metaphoric expressions in natural discourse contexts, bidirectional processing always initiates with an abstraction from the target domain that is effectively projected on the source domain, promoting...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 331–351.
Published: 01 June 2010
... to the narrative relevance of God's self-designation in the context of the book of Exodus. The article investigates the narrative potential of God's revealed name along the threefold movement of suspense, curiosity, and surprise. The attention to the syntactic, semantic, rhetorical, and narrative aspects of God's...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (1): 107–128.
Published: 01 March 2011
... a multiplicity of versions. Given an excuse, there is not just a plurality of possible plot developments but also a consideration of linguistic nuances when weighing responsibility. The excuse generates a context within which the acts of the speaker appear in a different light or as elements of a different story...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (4): 731–752.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Ulrich Kinzel This essay on the German poet Stefan George and his poetry book The Star of the Covenant (1914) is part of a broader study of literary models of an ethics of the self in the context of governmental practices. For George and his circle of followers, the particular lines of this context...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (4): 693–710.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Bryan Walpert In the context of growing interest in the use of science in contemporary poetry, this essay offers a close reading of Joan Retallack's poem “AID/I/SAPPEARANCE” (1998a) as an extended case study of one use of science: the subversion of scientific language. Retallack uses two connected...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 March 2000
... to a machine—or what David Wills characterizes as a prosthesis . Mechanical composition functions in this context as a scale model and a heuristic device, figuring in miniature the larger language-machine and rendering that language-machine visible. © 2000 by the Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (1): 33–60.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Karen Alkalay-Gut The impersonal and elitist poetry of modernism, with its demand for knowledge of culture in a historical context and its tendencies toward academic exclusivity, is the total antithesis of the democratic, emotional,and affective goals of rock, with its vague, raw hunger...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 65–87.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Vered Shemtov At the core of this study is the assumption that the sound of discourse transfers the text from its silent fictional existence to an independent entity that refers, through its linguistic dialect, to a social context outside the text. This assumption makes it possible to move beyond...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 365–389.
Published: 01 June 2001
...”in the context of the overwhelmingly realist dominant of South African literary culture in English. I suggest that South African literary critics of both liberal and radical orientations have been unwitting partners in a commonly held instrumentalist concept of language. A clear regime of meaning may...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 89–127.
Published: 01 March 2001
...“spatial form”) as an interaction of the axes of world and composition, as well as in relation to temporality. Time-space organization functions in this context as an image of the world and as a device for activating the reader. Historically, the changing hierarchy between world and composition...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 129–244.
Published: 01 March 2001
... as an integrative activity : out of the wide repertoire of sense-making resources available to humans, the inferrer opts for the mechanism(s) that will best integrate the given text in or with the context. Among inference types, presupposition figures here as exemplary because it is the most encoded and determinate...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 475–513.
Published: 01 June 2001
... of many educational programs in its focus on urban stories and contexts, Heart to Heart is the result of a collaboration in which rural secondary school students produced and revised a graphic story using workshop performances to reenact and revise a story about lives similar to their own. The article...