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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (4): 597–621.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Lynley Edmeades Abstract This article addresses the largely unexplored relationship between Stein's literary innovations and the new sound media of her time. By examining these connections, this article looks at Stein's compositional techniques—in particular her concept of the continuous present...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (1): 89–116.
Published: 01 March 2007
... the Franco dictatorship and continuing to the present day. The obsessive memorialization of the Nationalist war dead throughout the Franco dictatorship led, at the time of the transition to democracy, to a desire to break with the past; it was not, as is often argued, a determination to forget...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 451–461.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Joanne Weiner Rudof This article discusses postwar efforts to document the survivor experience, which continue to the present time. Many historians today acknowledge the importance of these primary source materials to their work as well as the necessity for careful analysis of them. These materials...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 385–397.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Annette Wieviorka This essay traces transformations in the figure of the witness from the period of the ghettos to the present, focusing on the meaning and contexts of the predominant forms of testimony during the Holocaust and since. Efforts to bear witness in diaries, chronicles, and unpublished...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., and New York University, encompass material presented as early as 1959 and as late as 2003.With Derrida’s death in 2004, the seminar publications —projected to continue well into the 2050s — became the principal source of all Derrida’s future, posthumous publications, now under the direction of Katie...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 89–127.
Published: 01 March 2001
... ‘‘The Auroras of Autumn’’ (written in in Stevens the image of time no longer relies on a chronological evolutionary thread where present, past, and future are related in a continuum. The continuous unfolding of represented spaces, which is motivated in Hyperion by the bodily move- ment of human statues...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 515–538.
Published: 01 December 2014
... presentism—media ecology combines a sense of historical alterity with an awareness of the continuing transformations of Shakespeare in changing media settings: from manuscripts and printed texts to theatrical performances, music, opera, cinema, and new media. As an example, the article focuses on the masque...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 283–304.
Published: 01 June 2004
..., and more than a third (35 percent) of the writers reported that the effects were continuing in the present. Most of these effects involved being afraid when home alone, when babysitting, or when encountering a reminder of the movie. Table 6 presents some of these students’ descriptions of their reactions...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 93–111.
Published: 01 February 2018
.... It is intro- duced and seems to have been read as nonfictional and consists of a number of short stories organized by what Umberto Eco (1984: 116) has called a “continuous present,” which means there are unlimited possibilities for add- ing new stories to the work because its stories are not bound...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (1): 39–78.
Published: 01 March 2005
...- tingly, when they tell emotion-laden events that they have experienced or witnessed but have not come to terms with and that continue to surprise them. Their narratives tend to impress their public as basically credible, and in emotive narration, as much as in current report, the present tense gives...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (3): 471–516.
Published: 01 September 2003
... of sensations in the perpetual flux’’ ‘‘the immediate sensations of the moment’’ (ibid.: The adjective Heraclitean suggests that Fry thought Impressionism presented appearances as continuous, a version of the Bergsonian interpenetrating durée. But Fry’s later critique of the Impressionists qualifies...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 295–315.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of the DMN. The body is present with the art for as long as the connection continues to add data to the process of coming to grips with the experience. Feeling Beauty and Bernini’s Apollo and Daphne Starr in Feeling Beauty: The Neuroscience of Aesthetic Experience presents a compel- ling theory using...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (3): 369–385.
Published: 01 September 2016
... the child (present) father (generator) of the man (future) (see Wordsworth 1969 [1807]: 62). In the catastrophically negated future that Kerte´sz elaborates, the line of generative continuity is ruptured and the relation between child and man is no longer mediated through the figure of the father, whose...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (2): 309–326.
Published: 01 June 2016
... a host of potential enmeshments. Such a given comes from neither past nor future but is instead abandoned in a present that continually opens it for engagement with the beings around it. As a result, gift and givenness, for Nancy, are not associated with the obligations and responsibilities...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (3): 355–368.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Jonathan Sachs What sort of temporality does a prediction about the future suggest? What does it mean specifically to predict decline and to imagine the absence of a future? How does the meaning of the present change in the face of anxieties about decline and an uncertain or absent future...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 539–559.
Published: 01 December 2020
... translation to English. Kedem Reading for Vital Symptoms 545 intimate grammar is Aaron s use of the present continuous tense, which he borrows from English but which does not exist in modern Israeli Hebrew. This bizarre use of language led critics to identify the present continuous with Aaron s arrested...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (2): 241–248.
Published: 01 June 2016
... all possible futures in the name of an irretrievably worthless present and past, while at the same time reserving the possibility of a renewed “post- value” world, a world in which the future will be remade without any restricting allegiance to the morass of the past: future as continuation reviled...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (4): 645–650.
Published: 01 December 2021
... of discrete authorities that need to be applied to the present (the typically modern way of approaching it, possibly triggered by the shift from orality to writing in legal practice, and articulated in the modern doctrine of precedent), this older sense of custom treats the past as continuous with the present...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 335–359.
Published: 01 June 2004
... illuminate why women continue to be more involved with reading groups than are middle-class men and explain some of the differences between present-day women’s book clubs and their nineteenth-century counterparts. This con- text is also useful for considering what kinds of ‘‘identity work’’ women might...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 325–356.
Published: 01 September 2014
... that somehow continues to live in the Israeli present.28 28. For an insightful analysis of deterritorialization of language in Shabtai’s fiction, see Soker- Shwarger 2007: 58, 224 – 29. 348 Poetics Today 35:3 Most of the stories in the collection Uncle Peretz Takes Off contain these moments...