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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 361–396.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Ann Rigney This article seeks to contribute to contemporary discussions on the workings of cultural memory and examines in particular the way in which literary texts can function as a social framework for memory. Through a detailed study of the genesis, composition, and long-term reception...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (3): 473–494.
Published: 01 September 2016
... 2008 “Communicative and Cultural Memory,” in Cultural Memory Studies: An International and Interdisciplinary Handbook , edited by Erll Astrid Nünning Ansgar , 109 – 18 ( Berlin : De Gruyter ). Atwood Margaret 1985 The Handmaid's Tale ( Toronto : McClelland and Stewart...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 667–693.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., and trauma become a new narrative of transmission. Survivor souvenirs depict cultural memory, and survivors’ bodies are metonyms of material archives. Collective cultural memory consists of (re)placements of trauma, bodily archived through unspoken and unseen mechanisms of intergenerational transmission...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (1): 149–171.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Ulla Savolainen Abstract This article attends to literary testimonies of the Gulag and Soviet terror by an Ingrian Finnish man called Aatami Kuortti from the perspective of cultural memory. By analyzing two testimonies by Kuortti published in Finland in 1934 and 1964, the article focuses on “memory...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (4): 669–712.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of the International Samizdat [Research] Association is to find and work out possible solutions to overcome the decay of samizdat materials both physically and “virtually”—in the collective memory of the present and for the cultural memory of future generations. © 2009 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 353–383.
Published: 01 June 2006
... transmission. Inspired by Roland Barthes's notion of the punctum, we read such testimonial objects as points of memory—points of intersection between past and present, memory and postmemory, personal and cultural recollection. They call for an expanded approach to testimony, one in which a consideration...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (1): 89–116.
Published: 01 March 2007
.... 2000 Memory and Methodology (Oxford: Berg). Radstone, Susannah, and Katharine Hodgkin, eds. 2006 Memory Cultures: Memory, Subjectivity, and Recognition (New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction). Ramos, Julio 2001 Divergent Modernities: Culture and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Latin America...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 403–423.
Published: 01 June 2018
... traditional ideas of sublimity and epistemological benefit with an ethical effect. Copyright © 2018 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2018 reader response empathy power of art reauratization cultural memory References Assmann Jan , 2005 [1992] Das kulturelle Gedächtnis...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (2): 305–347.
Published: 01 June 2005
...,” in The Discourse of Power: Culture, Hegemony, and the Authoritarian State , edited by Neil Larsen, 113 -28(Minneapolis, MN: Institute for the Study of Ideologies and Literature). Leslie, Esther 2003 “Absent-Minded Professors,” in Regimes of Memory , edited by Susannah Radstone and Katharine Hodgkin, 172...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (1): 81–106.
Published: 01 March 2011
... are embedded in human biology. Each individual’s emotional system is shaped by early experience and can be viewed as a biosocial personal gram- mar for the social life. A child builds a biosocial grammar initially from caregiver treatment. Caregivers and cultures help structure event memory and co...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 21–42.
Published: 01 March 2002
... and women. Such a view of literature's role in the coevolution of human nature and cultures helps explain its worldwide presence and perhaps even some of its shared characteristics across cultural divides. Three features respectively associated with the cognitive, emotive, and volitional dimensions...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 225–226.
Published: 01 March 2008
...: Photography, Narrative, and Postmemory (1997), The Familial Gaze (1999), a special issue of Signs on “Gender and Cultural Memory” (2002), and Teaching the Representation of the Holocaust (2004). She has also published numerous articles on cultural memory, visuality and gender, particularly on the rep...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 103–128.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Identität in früheren Hochkulturen (Munich: Beck). Baer, Ulrich 2002 Spectral Evidence: The Photography of Trauma (Cambridge: MIT Press). Bal, Mieke, Jonathan Crewe, and Leo Spitzer, eds. 1998 Acts of Memory: Cultural Recall in the Present (Hanover, NH: University Press of New England...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 497–499.
Published: 01 June 2006
... 2006 Notes on Contributors Aleida Assmann is professor of English literature and literary theory at the University of Konstanz, Germany. Her main areas of research are history and theory of writing, historical anthropology, intermediality, and cultural memory. She is the author...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 209–211.
Published: 01 February 2017
... literature and cultural theory at the University of Vienna. She has published on lyric theory, mod- ern English poetry, cultural memory, and drama. ...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (2): 371.
Published: 01 June 2009
.... His book Cognitive Poetics and Cultural Memory: Russian Literary Mnemonics is forthcoming in 2009. Irving Massey is professor of English and comparative literature, emeritus, at the State University of New York at Buffalo. His latest book, on neuroscience and the arts, The Neural Imagination...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (2): 189–213.
Published: 01 June 2019
... . Herman David . 2002 . Story Logic: Problems and Possibilities of Narrative . Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press . Hirsch Marianne Suleiman Susan . 2001 . “ Material Memory: Holocaust Testimony in Post-Holocaust Art .” In Shaping Losses: Cultural Memory and the Holocaust , edited...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (4): 611–613.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Lotman’s ideas about cultural memory; he also compares Uexku¨ll’s (1909, 2001 [1937]) notion of Umwelt, which is the subjective perception of the world by an organism, to the notion of semiosphere, one of the main concepts in Lotman’s semiotic theory. Such comparisons follow the lead of contemporary...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 605–634.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Britannica Online . 2017 “ Hanukkah ,” www.britannica.com/topic/Hanukkah . Erll Astrid . 2009 “ Narratology and Cultural Memory Studies .” In Narratology in the Age of Cross-Disciplinary Narrative Research , edited by Heinen Sandra Sommer Roy , 212 – 27 ( Berlin : De Gruyter...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 515–538.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Tragedy: Religion, Ideology, and Power in the Drama of Shakespeare and His Contemporaries ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press ). Erll Astrid Nünning Ansgar , eds. 2008 Cultural Memory Studies: An International and Interdisciplinary Handbook ( Berlin : De Gruyter ). Erne...