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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (2): 363–364.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Jan Alber 2002 New Books at a Glance 363 Monika Fludernik, Echoes and Mirrorings: Gabriel Josipovici’s Creative Oeuvre. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, xv + pp. Echoes and Mirrorings by Monika Fludernik is the first monograph on the contemporary...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (1): 221–262.
Published: 01 March 2000
...John Shoptaw Poetry readers have traditionally followed Alexander Pope's dictum,“The sound must seem an echo to the sense.” In this model, poetic sounds at most second or underscore meanings already there. In this article I describe a different kind of poetry writing and reading, one in which sound...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (3): 561–590.
Published: 01 September 2000
...” often appears to make sense locally, inviting the reader to expect to make global sense of the poem. Instead, one encounters an intractable flux of verbal “found objects,” shifting styles and registers, teasing literary allusions and echoes, fragmentary narrative episodes and descriptive scenes. How...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 711–749.
Published: 01 December 2000
... and to richer ironic effects. In my example, Blake Morrison's “Teeth” (appended below), the issues and disparities of point of view multiply even further. Due to a strategic allusion to Robert Browning's “My Last Duchess,”the modern speaker unknowingly echoes the Renaissance Duke, and the Duchess's picture...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (3): 607–650.
Published: 01 September 2001
... of the period, this amounted to the substitution of Echo, the compassionate nymph,for Narcissus, the self-centered deity. This analysis is informed by the fate of these cultural figures as well as by theoretical discussions of sympathy/compassion in antiquity (Plato and Aristotle) and in the seventeenth...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (3): 475–497.
Published: 01 September 2007
... of Heiberg's aesthetics are discussed and their echoes in Kierkegaard's writing illustrated. Kierkegaard is also aware that Heiberg's schema of genres breaks down in the face of modernity and such modern art forms as the novel. Here Mikhail Bakhtin (a reader of Kierkegaard) can help us see a carnivalistic...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 155–179.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Rebecca Fasselt This article considers how postcolonial narratives written partly in the first-person plural collective voice reflect recent critical developments in postcolonial studies rather than echoing the outmoded “writing back” paradigm. Even colonial texts such as Joseph Conrad's The Nigger...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (3): 327–360.
Published: 01 September 2013
... case history and a scientific bibliography. Among other instances of the same genre, we could mention Rivka Galchen’s Atmospheric Disturbances (2008) and Richard Powers’s The Echo Maker (2006) on Capgras syndrome, Mark Haddon’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (2003) on autism...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 641–668.
Published: 01 December 2020
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (2): 209–255.
Published: 01 June 2005
... they ostensibly vary in eviden- tiary and ‘‘epistemological foundations Consider the pointed twist given to the ‘‘just one witness’’ rule (probably echoing biblical law) in Thomas Mann’s The Holy Sinner. Two Roman dignitaries are visited by the same dream, which reveals where and how to locate God’s nominee...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 467–469.
Published: 01 June 2000
... the ‘‘dissimilarity of feelings’’ heard under the ‘‘parity of expressions’’ to borrow Flaubert’s phrasing. In Sarraute and Pinget, Adert traces the marks or echoes of the Flau- bertian problematics of verbal self-expression. Their aesthetic...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (3): 339–362.
Published: 01 September 2007
... related to the philological labors that he devoted to Tacitus and Seneca. The earliest—and arguably most important—is De Constantia, a philosophical dialogue whose title echoes that of Seneca’s De Constantia Sapientis. If De Constantia reflects Lipsius’s fascination with Seneca, then his...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 February 2017
... is “predatory like a person is predatory.” Reader S4.S1 sees them as echoing each other, with the “dehumanizing of the man” echoing “the personification of the wolf.” This is a fine bidirectional reading of the metaphor, and it echoes Black’s insight that Table 1 Protocols for the metaphor “man is a wolf...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (2): 241–244.
Published: 01 June 2012
... in any significant give-­and-­take; on the other hand, an echo-­dialogue, in which the partici- pants are in fact expressing the same point of view. The concept of echo-­ New Books at a Glance 245 dialogue allows Fishelov to include even the very act of reading...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (2): 244–247.
Published: 01 June 2012
...: on the one hand, a dialogue-­of-­the-­deaf, in which the participants represent distinct points of view (or sentiments, or ideologies) and fail to engage in any significant give-­and-­take; on the other hand, an echo-­dialogue, in which the partici- pants are in fact expressing the same point of view...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (2): 247–249.
Published: 01 June 2012
...: on the one hand, a dialogue-­of-­the-­deaf, in which the participants represent distinct points of view (or sentiments, or ideologies) and fail to engage in any significant give-­and-­take; on the other hand, an echo-­dialogue, in which the partici- pants are in fact expressing the same point of view...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 297–309.
Published: 01 June 2006
... position is echoed in Deborah Dwork and Robert Jan van Pelt’s more recent Holocaust: A History (2002), which includes material from numerous survivor testimonies—many of the interviews were done by Dwork herself—as part of the essential documentation for their narra- tive.The introduction of living...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 189–201.
Published: 01 February 2017
..., accounts of the formal strata of poetry routinely resort to concepts deriving both their names and their inner logic from classical antiquity. And hence, also, the discipline dis- plays a marked penchant for unearthing the authentic impetus behind the artifact, a clear echo of romanticism’s...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (4): 657–684.
Published: 01 December 2002
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (1): 1–37.
Published: 01 March 2005
... song Pope complained in AnEssayonCriticism(1963 [1711]: line 339), they value only the correct numbers or ‘‘equal syllables’’ of the versifier’s art. But ‘‘The sound must seem an Echo to the sense he asserted (line 367), because sound can echo sense, resembling it naturally: Soft...