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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (4): 631–634.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Thomas Bronwen ., Fictional Dialogue: Speech and Conversation in the Modern and Postmodern Novel . Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press , 2012 . ix + 212 pp. © 2014 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2014 New Books at a Glance Edward Adams, Liberal Epic...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (1): 237–244.
Published: 01 March 2006
...). 1983 Vospominaniia o Iu. Tynianove (Portrety, vstrechi)[Memoirs about Iu. Tynianov: Portraits, Meetings] (Moscow: Sovetskii pisatel). Conversation with Viktor Borisovich Shklovsky, January 9, 1981 Marietta Chudakova Gorky Literary Institute, Moscow Translated by Karen Evans-Romaine...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (3): 387–432.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Chanita Goodblatt; Joseph Glicksohn Throughout his career as critic and teacher, I. A. Richards (1893–1979) was involved in various conversations about poetry: those with his students in the course Practical Criticism, which he pioneered at Cambridge in 1925 and which is still being taught today...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (3): 347–367.
Published: 01 September 2020
..., and by the ironic treatment of his narrative voice. By taking the elusiveness of this narration more fully into account, it becomes possible to read Submission as a tentative — if never unambiguous — narrative of religious conversion. To this extent, the treatment of Islam in Submission can be seen as consistent...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (1-2): 37–62.
Published: 01 June 2023
...Elizabeth Barry Abstract This article considers the form of dementia conversation as it features in literary memoirs, in sociological and drama research papers, and in theatrical works, exploring the intersubjective nature of such conversation, and in particular the way that laughter serves...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (3): 517–560.
Published: 01 September 2009
... using terms such as language, vocabulary, conversation , and narrative , the two use these words in different ways and with different meanings. For example, representational painters refer to “languages” that consist of the systems of represented objects, people, or landscapes that they depict, whereas...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (4): 657–684.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Bronwen E. Thomas This article argues that studies of fictional dialogue have hitherto neglected the specific dynamics of multiparty talk. I will contend that this neglect contributes to the perpetuation of an “ideal” of conversation that allows no space for either the frustrations and inequalities...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (1): 83–100.
Published: 01 March 2020
.... This essay argues that in fact there are good reasons to think that if we follow the turn to formal logic through, it instead pushes philosophy back into a transformed and perhaps deeper kind of conversation with literature. The terms that organize this renewed conversation are those of a shared...
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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 (2016) 37 (3): 443–472.
Published: 01 September 2016
... queer artistic and political movements and discourses of futurity. This article argues that the conversation changes when feminist writings on the politics of reproduction and the genre of speculative fiction are taken into account, as they have not been so far. Drawing on Katharine Burdekin's dystopia...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (2): 195–220.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Hans Adler; Sabine Gross This article focuses on the role of cognitivism in literary studies and,conversely, the role of literature in cognitivist approaches. Taking as its point of departure the preceding issue of Poetics Today (vol. 23, no. 1), a special issue on cognitive approaches...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 303–323.
Published: 01 September 2014
... translations, Einspruch produced a version that, in more fully mobilizing the Hebrew components of Yiddish, was designed to remind his Jewish readers that Christianity emerged in a Jewish context. This translation style also reflected and even embodied new trends in the conceptualization of conversion from...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (1): 67–96.
Published: 01 March 2006
... to figuration. My analysis attempts to unpack this about-face and address the many questions that surround it. How does Malevich's late work relate to the regime of Socialist Realism? Was his return to figuration a conversion, an aesthetic rethinking, or a calculated move? I argue that this return was designed...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 399–423.
Published: 01 June 2006
... or conversational speech change shape in the context of testimony? What happens when Charlotte Delbo uses metaphor, simile, or personification to convey her experiences in Auschwitz? What happens to oral testimony when Holocaust survivors bear witness while the camera records parasemantic body language that swerves...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (4): 607–618.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Joshua Landy How similar is Proust's Recherche to Dante's Commedia ? Not very, as it turns out. In the first place, Proust's protagonist does not require an experience of ideal love as a precondition for conversion: Mlle de Saint-Loup is no Beatrice. And in the second, what he produces...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 31–48.
Published: 01 March 2008
... and image studies is examined. As a result, one can envisage a poetics of the photographic visual and, conversely, lay the foundations for a critical idiom: a metatextual practice and intermedial criticism resting on the image as a means whereby to study fiction through the lens of what may be called...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (3): 495–521.
Published: 01 September 2018
... , especially the narrative dynamics of “alien” Neanderthal focalization versus “naturalizing” Homo sapiens narration. Ultimately, The Inheritors reminds the cognitivist of how language-bound the readerly effects of estrangement and integration in internal focalization can be. Conversely, the same novel serves...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (3): 429–445.
Published: 01 September 2018
... that it is possible to combine a cognitive approach with an interest in unnatural stories—or, conversely, an unnatural approach and attention to the cognitive and embodied dynamics of narrative. In addition to previewing the arguments advanced in the articles, this introduction explicates the innovative method...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 243–259.
Published: 01 June 2020
... are entirely translatable and how center and periphery in the “world republic of literature” are organized around languages that are predominantly translated (or translated into). This article proposes that cognitive literary studies and comparative literature could enter into conversation around the topic...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 243–263.
Published: 01 June 2022
... conversation in which their stories are interpreted or used. Veterans’ stories are ventriloquized by candidates in campaign rallies, recapped in late-night news monologues, retweeted by celebrities, optioned for film, and consistently cited as evidence of why we should, or shouldn't, be at war...