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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (2): 291–326.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Edward J. Milowicki; Robert Rawdon Wilson A vigorous classical tradition was adopted and adapted in the English Renaissance, a way of satirical writing that we call Menippean discourse. This tradition was well known to Shakespeare; indeed, it challenged his deepest creative instincts, and he...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 579–603.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Liisa Steinby In this article, the questions of narrative temporality and narrative subjectivity in Gérard Genette's Narrative Discourse are examined, with special attention to the underlying basis of Genette's conceptual apparatus. The idea of basing concepts in narrative theory on linguistics...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 763–767.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Robin Feuer Miller Fast-forward into Prose: The Novelistic Transformation of Russian Narrative Discourse Robin Feuer Miller Brandeis University Victoria Somoff, The Imperative of Reliability: Russian Prose on the Eve of the Novel, 1820s – 1850s. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 267–270.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Eyal Segal Herman David , ed., The Emergence of Mind: Representations of Consciousness in Narrative Discourse in English . Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press , 2011 . viii + 315 pp. © 2013 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2013 New Books at a Glance...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (1): 105–134.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Moshe Simon-Shoshan This article presents a new approach to understanding the discourse of the Babylonian Talmud and the ways it generates meaning. This approach is rooted in Mikhail Bakhtin’s theory of dialogism as explicated in his “Discourse in the Novel” and is based on a reevaluation...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (3): 381–402.
Published: 01 September 2021
... that they report. Copyright © 2021 by Philippe Carrard 2021 historical discourse stage narrative linear narrative degrees of narrativity counterfactuals rewriting Issues pertaining to the relations between narrative and historiography have been extensively debated by historians, philosophers...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (3): 465–487.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Ruth Amossy Based on a rhetorical approach, claiming that shared values and beliefs work not only for communication but also for verbal efficacy, this essay explores the constructive functions of doxa in literary and nonliterary genres of discourse. Instead of condemning commonplaces in the name...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (3): 363–391.
Published: 01 September 2007
... (Rome: Bulzoni). Rhetoric and Philosophical Discourse in Giordano Bruno’s Italian Dialogues Eugenio Canone Italian Council of Research, ILIESI-CNR, Rome, Institute for the European Intellectual Lexicon and for History of Ideas Leen Spruit Philology, Linguistics, and Anthropology...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (4): 327–498.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Meir Sternberg; Tamar Yacobi 1 The State of the Art: A Field in Trouble. 2 (Un)Reliable Discourse off to a Stimulating Equivocal Start: Why Wayne Booth's The Rhetoric of Fiction Falls Short and Where to Go from There: 2.1 Stammering between Narrator and Implied Author, or, Why the Author Needs...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 481–483.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Eyal Segal Chrostowska S. D. , Literature on Trial: The Emergence of Critical Discourse in Germany, Poland, and Russia, 1700–1800 . Toronto : University of Toronto Press , 2012 . viii + 273 pp . © 2015 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2015 New Books at a Glance...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (3): 437–472.
Published: 01 September 2008
... 192 : 39 -43. Adams, Jon-K. 1996 Narrative Explanation: A Pragmatic Theory of Discourse (Frankfurt: Peter Lang). Ankersmit, Frank 2005a “Historiography,” in Routledge Encyclopedia of Narrative Theory , edited by David Herman, Manfred Jahn, and Marie-Laure Ryan, 217 -21 (London...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 129–244.
Published: 01 March 2001
... tends to the first extreme, logic and its heritage in modern pragmatics to the second, either imbalance precluding a viable account of the field or even a comprehensive research program. To have the best of the two worlds, I argue, discourse inference (hence its study) at large must be reconceived...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (1): 133–151.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Albena Lutzkanova-Vassileva The article focuses on the brief history of Bulgarian samizdat and its attempts to challenge the regime through written discourse as well as on two forms of oral discursive resistance: the Seminar, a mode of discourse rather than any organized and rigid structure...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2004
... the question of why anecdotal evidence features centrally and has come to play a key role in New Historicist writing. Here, I contend that, as components of narrative discourse, anecdotal materials are central in enabling New Historicists to make discernible on the surface of their discourse procedures...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 711–749.
Published: 01 December 2000
... arisetogether. Furthermore, to quote or re-present an artwork in words is to frame one global act of communication within another. The perspectives involved in visual discourse—painter versus beholder—are thereby reset into the verbal discourse about the visual discourse. So, in ekphrasis, the quoting chain...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (4): 499–528.
Published: 01 December 2015
... to determine the relations between the text's overt (narratorial) and implicit (authorial) frameworks, considering that the one can never be taken on trust and the other can never speak except through its questionable proxy? Here two modes of discourse necessarily interact, one given (in or as fiction...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (2): 209–255.
Published: 01 June 2005
... of reliability and rhetoric, truth and persuasion, norm and narrative discourse. To illustrate them, my essay juxtaposes the testimonial viewpoints and practices of two survivors of the Nazi camps: Primo Levi and Dan Pagis. The two may seem poles apart: while Levi is considered the quintessential witness, Pagis...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 653–679.
Published: 01 December 2000
... of justice. To explain the phenomenon, this essay draws an analogy to poetic techniques that inform Franz Kafka's universe of discourse (prolepsis, actualization of figures of speech, illocutions lacking conventional force). The concluding section illustrates howguilt that was suppressed for fifteen years...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 March 2001
... on his institutional position; for Ducrot or Maingueneau, drawing on Aristotle, the image of the orator is built by the discourse itself. Analyzing political as well as literary texts, this essay takes into account the institutional position of the speaker; his “prior ethos” (the image his audience has...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 17–39.
Published: 01 February 2018
.... It focuses on the “immature” forms of free indirect discourse in Madame de Lafayette’s Princesse de Clèves (1678) while also briefly digressing to some relevant European novels in the eighteenth-century sentimental tradition. In these novels the negotiation between the socially shared and the imaginatively...