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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 549–568.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., embodied, and engaged. This article uses the term social mind to describe those aspects of the whole mind that are revealed through the externalist perspective. It applies the concept of a social mind to descriptions of crowd behavior in Walter Scott's Heart of Midlothian , Thomas Macaulay's History...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 689–730.
Published: 01 December 2014
... of crowds. The essay discusses how collectivity and intermentality are textualized in depictions of riots. It first analyzes Sir Philip Sidney's The Old Arcadia (1580) as a case study of rebellion in early modern fiction. The results of the analysis are then compared with selected passages from Raphael...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (3): 591–618.
Published: 01 September 2000
... is a collective narrative if a collective narrative agent occupies the protagonist role. The difference between standard and collective narratives resides therefore in the reversal of the usual proportion between individual and collective agents. Not every collection of individuals (e.g., Zola's crowds) qualifies...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 423–433.
Published: 01 June 2000
.... Soon after the event on which Gorman and I have such different takes, crowds of Parisians began to congregate in the gardens of the Palais Royal to debate the nation’s course. At one point, the crowds were galvanized by the celebrated...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (3): 423–470.
Published: 01 September 2009
... first how the poem first appeared: the poem’s original spacing (upon initial publication in the April 1913 issue of Poetry [Pound 1913b]) provides the loose picture of discrete units scattered against a background:46 The apparition of these faces in the crowd...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 469–470.
Published: 01 June 2000
...- phor of the outer limits of Balzacian mimesis. Music as the Other of lan- guage—paradoxically outside writing yet also its broken mirror—echoes the urban writer’s experience of exile within the crowded labyrinth of his own...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (1): 237–244.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., Kaverin. Rotten book.3 It’s a crowd of fragments crossing the street ‘‘Crossing at a red light or a green 2. Nikolai Ivanovich Kulbin (1868–1917), physician, art theoretician, artist. Russian Futurists considered him their artistic predecessor and teacher. 3. Veniamin Aleksandrovich Kaverin (1902...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (2): 289–321.
Published: 01 June 2011
... of a “pressing crowd of incipiencies and tendencies,” while being also, as in Sedgwick and Tomkins, an experiential arena in which supposed “opposites coexist, coalesce, and connect” (Massumi 2002: 30). Emotion, for Massumi, is a “qualified intensity,” one “owned and recognized” by an individual...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (4): 747–749.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., or review- ing theoretical texts, I fear that Bialostosky s book will not find the wide audience that it deserves, however well-wrought and convincing it is. It needs a companion volume, its own Understanding Poetry, some textbook- anthology that is crowded with poems and whose apparatus is explained...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (3): 379–407.
Published: 01 September 2023
... performance of the poem, Plath carnival barks Lady Lazarus's suicide as a stage act for the amusement of her sadistic “peanut-crunching crowd”—a crowd reflective, first, of the newspaper readers who followed the sensationalized story of her first suicide attempt, and, second, of her audience of BBC listeners...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (4): 651–655.
Published: 01 December 2021
... a relatively clear and reproducible method of reading in his textual analysis. If Kristeva's greatest crime was to give birth to a pullulating concept (crowded, spreading, multiplying), then whether one will be prompted to praise or blame her depends on how clear a sky one wants. It is unclear how Baron...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (1-2): 291–294.
Published: 01 June 2023
... story” until the unexpected ending, which details a sexual fantasy from Gallop's perspective as a wheelchair user on a crowded city sidewalk (39). It is this unanticipated ending, a “phallic surprise,” which transforms the narrative into a counternarrative and serves as the basis for Gallop's theorizing...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 215–217.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., for instance, in climactic sequences, such as the desperate rush to Southampton to save Cytherea Graye in chap- ters 5 – 8 of part 13 of Desperate Remedies or Boldwood shooting Troy in chap- ters 53 – 54 of Far from the Madding Crowd (1874). Other features that Ireland notes systematically are the use...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 217–220.
Published: 01 March 2016
... the Madding Crowd (1874). Other features that Ireland notes systematically are the use of epigraphs and chapter headings, particularly with regard to their value as “minimal advance notice” (5); movements between characters and groups of characters throughout the textual sequence; and the percentage...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 220–222.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., for instance, in climactic sequences, such as the desperate rush to Southampton to save Cytherea Graye in chap- ters 5 – 8 of part 13 of Desperate Remedies or Boldwood shooting Troy in chap- ters 53 – 54 of Far from the Madding Crowd (1874). Other features that Ireland notes systematically are the use...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 222–225.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., for instance, in climactic sequences, such as the desperate rush to Southampton to save Cytherea Graye in chap- ters 5 – 8 of part 13 of Desperate Remedies or Boldwood shooting Troy in chap- ters 53 – 54 of Far from the Madding Crowd (1874). Other features that Ireland notes systematically are the use...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 225–227.
Published: 01 March 2016
... the Madding Crowd (1874). Other features that Ireland notes systematically are the use of epigraphs and chapter headings, particularly with regard to their value as “minimal advance notice” (5); movements between characters and groups of characters throughout the textual sequence; and the percentage...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 227–229.
Published: 01 March 2016
... the Madding Crowd (1874). Other features that Ireland notes systematically are the use of epigraphs and chapter headings, particularly with regard to their value as “minimal advance notice” (5); movements between characters and groups of characters throughout the textual sequence; and the percentage...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 230–232.
Published: 01 March 2016
... the Madding Crowd (1874). Other features that Ireland notes systematically are the use of epigraphs and chapter headings, particularly with regard to their value as “minimal advance notice” (5); movements between characters and groups of characters throughout the textual sequence; and the percentage...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 232–235.
Published: 01 March 2016
... the Madding Crowd (1874). Other features that Ireland notes systematically are the use of epigraphs and chapter headings, particularly with regard to their value as “minimal advance notice” (5); movements between characters and groups of characters throughout the textual sequence; and the percentage...