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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (3-4): 301–328.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Alastair Renfrew Iurii Tynianov’s characterization of the relationship between Fyodor Dostoevsky and Nikolai Gogol as parodic, which he later develops into a broader concern with the mechanics of literary evolution, also provokes a concern with the specifically dialectical nature of the change...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (2): 269–294.
Published: 01 June 2016
... in the theory of the state developed there programs no less than the dialectical transformation of Lenin's principled anti-utopianism into a particular form of utopia. This prepares the argument that Soviet ideology and the ostensibly practical politics through which it was mediated are grounded not in Marxism...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (3): 525–564.
Published: 01 September 2008
... and clarified by reading these holographic sonnets through the application of three basic tenets: (1) the dialectic of idem -self and ipse -self, (2) temporality as a primary trait of the self, and (3) the dialectic of possession and dispossession. The implications of such a reading are wide-ranging, affecting...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 635–666.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Robert S. Kawashima The Proustian search consists of a dialectic process. Time, for example, must be “lost” before it can be “regained.” Involuntary memory itself takes the form of this dialectic: an experience (the taste of the madeleine, e.g.) must be forgotten before it can be remembered...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (3): 403–423.
Published: 01 September 2021
... to as narrative journalism, that is, journalism that uses the writing techniques of fiction to tell news stories. This article further examines the dialectic between immersion and information in narrative journalism by exploring both journalists’ goals when writing their texts and receivers’ experiences when...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (4): 623–644.
Published: 01 December 2021
... in a dynamic process of change that involves aesthetic qualities as well as a power mechanism, Chinese scholars, under the influence of culturally specific practices of literary criticism, the Confucian principle of the golden mean, and the more recent Marxist teaching of dialectical thinking, refuse...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 41–63.
Published: 01 March 2001
... aspects of“plain speaking” in Cahan's writing; the intersection of these two different cultural and literary traditions in relation to prevailing notions of realism exemplified by the role of William Dean Howells in the creation of Yekl and the poetics of ethnic writing exemplified by the use of dialect...
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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 (2009) 30 (4): 653–668.
Published: 01 December 2009
... as well as ethical—generated by the now maximally open field of contemporary writing. Looking specifically at the work of such writers as Jacques Roubaud and Jacques Jouet, this article shows how dialectical thinking underwrites the poetics of constrained writing and reads such poetics as enacting...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 689–730.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., and to what extent it allows an insight into counterhegemonic or subversive thought. The essay accordingly tries to marry the formal analysis of narratology with the New Historicist focus on the dialectics of discourse and power. © 2015 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2015 References...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (3): 443–474.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., including human life and well-being, is exempt from this causal necessity. Furthermore, I discuss the role the geometrical method plays in an aspect of the argument of the Ethics which can best be described as dialectical, in the Aristotelian sense of the word: Spinoza hoped to persuade the members of his...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (3): 523–542.
Published: 01 September 2018
... in which the contrast between the two is closely examined. Then the article makes a case for a dialectical approach in which readings move from one position to another in order to achieve a more rewarding and encompassing understanding of fictional minds in general and unnatural minds in particular...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 225–301.
Published: 01 September 2014
... enjoying extraordinary popularity in the major urban centers of North America, new dialects of spoken and written Yiddish came into being there: this new vocal strain ranged from Yiddish humor magazines to the Yiddish American polyphony of Jacob Glatstein's Yidishtaytshn ( Yiddishmeanings ; 1937). After...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 519–548.
Published: 01 September 2017
... sopostavlenii s russkim [On Czech Verse Primarily in Comparison with Russian] ( Providence, RI : Brown University Press ). 1971a [1927] “Fonetika odnogo severno-velikorusskogo govora s namechaiushcheisiia perekhodnost'iu” [“The Phonetics of a North Russian Dialect with Emergent Transitional Features...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (2): 191–246.
Published: 01 June 2007
...?” Philosophy and Rhetoric 37 : 353 -82. Gauthier, David 1968 “The Unity of Wisdom and Temperance,” Journal of the History of Philosophy 6 : 157 -59. Giannantoni, Gabriele 1990 Socratis et Socraticorum Reliquiae , 4 vols. (Naples: Bibliopolis). Gill, Christopher 2002 “Dialectic...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (2): 295–308.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Dialectics , translated by Ashton E. B. ( New York : Continuum ). Arrighi Giovanni 1994 The Long Twentieth Century ( London : Verso ). 2007 Adam Smith in Beijing ( London : Verso ). Badiou Alain 2003 Saint Paul: The Foundation of Universalism , translated...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (4): 731–738.
Published: 01 December 2019
... of literary pluralism: along the boundaries between languages (Korean and Japanese) and between standard and nonstandard ( Japanese) dialects. The concluding chapters, 6 8, address interesting controversies in the study of language in the context of literature, one of which we will examine here as well...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 317–320.
Published: 01 June 2021
... archival narrative. As a result, the act of recollection becomes “a dialectic of remembrance and forgetting” that Knausgård uses to “re-imagine archiving the self as a creative act” (120). It is this act of constructing a self through an interminable series of remembrances that mirrors and mimics the open...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 453–483.
Published: 01 September 2017
...: Twentieth-Century Dialectical Theories of Literature ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press ). 1976 “Criticism in History.” In Weapons of Criticism: Marxism in America and the Literary Tradition , edited by Rudich Normal , 31 – 50 ( Palo Alto, CA : Ramparts ). 1981...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 161–179.
Published: 01 March 2002
... it, typically by making the case for a dialectical understanding of cause and effect. We find this well illustrated in Paul Hernadi’s hypothesis about the co- evolution of literature and the brain. To put it simply, we may say that the most common notion of evolutionary change runs as follows: over a very...