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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (4): 675–691.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Robert Folkenflik A stage in the history of reading underlies the origins of Wolfgang Iser's method. His distinctive theory of reading is adumbrated in the writings of the period of his original specialty, the eighteenth century. In The Implied Reader Iser takes his theoretical hints and directions...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 17–39.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Maria Mäkelä The article challenges both cognitive-universalist and unnatural-exceptionalist approaches to fictional minds by analyzing how the seventeenth- and eighteenth-century novel merges the premodern poetics of exemplarity with emergent modern techniques of representing consciousness...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 93–111.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Simona Zetterberg Gjerlevsen Building on recent theory of fictionality as a rhetorical concept, this article examines fictionality in the history of the novel. It argues that the Danish eighteenth-century novel provides answers to the question of the origin of the novel. A smaller novel corpus than...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 67–92.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Monika Fludernik Catherine Gallagher’s arguments for a rise of fictionality in the eighteenth century, reinventing the rise of the novel as a rise in fictionality, provides a starting point for the article. It will compare Gallagher’s thesis to other proposals about the rise of fictionality...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (3): 607–650.
Published: 01 September 2001
.... This article delineates strategic points in the emergence of this sensibility and the forms and contexts of its presence in art during the seventeenth century and the first half of the eighteenth century. The primary thesis is that sympathy thrived where mimetic illusion failed. In the figurative terms...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (2): 289–321.
Published: 01 June 2011
... and the world. The essay argues that the first tends to function in recent theory as a stand-in for the other. Drawing a parallel with the operations of metaphor in William Wordsworth's poetics, the essay elaborates a late-eighteenth-century context for the emergence of what I argue is the similarly...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 123–139.
Published: 01 March 2002
... of Barbauld's Hymns implicates it in the eighteenth-century ideological project of socializing children, particularly those coming from working-class families, to their proper stations in life. I investigate possible cognitive underpinnings of one particular aspect of Barbauld's “catechist,”namely its reliance...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (3): 373–422.
Published: 01 September 2009
... the assumptions, method, and terminology he inherited from the vigorous associationist tradition in eighteenth-century British philosophy and psychology, Shelley sought to demonstrate the innate and thus indefeasible foundations of human morality, especially its master principle of social equity. His analysis...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (2): 349–389.
Published: 01 June 2011
... strategic empathy for feeling humanity in an indifferent, Godless universe. Hardy's work demonstrates engagement with a variety of empathetic narrative strategies outlined in my Empathy and the Novel (2007), from the fellow-feeling of eighteenth-century moral sentimentalism, to the role-taking imagining...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (4): 663–692.
Published: 01 December 2011
... back to the eighteenth century and especially the Romantic era. Recent scientific formulations of imagination at once overlap significantly with long-standing humanist constructions, borrowing some of the term’s luster and cultural resonance, while often delimiting it or diminishing it in the interests...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 357–382.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Ken Frieden Sea travel was an influential literary genre in Europe in the eighteenth century, and this genre subsequently influenced enlightened and Hasidic Jewish circles. As a result, the genre of sea narratives assumed a significant role in the rise of modern Hebrew and Yiddish literature...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (1): 3–33.
Published: 01 March 2006
... origins of the metaphors that aesthetics “lived by” in mid-eighteenth-century France and in Russia at the beginning of the twentieth century. What kind of cultural crisis engenders the cult of difficulty and retardation? How is this aesthetics connected to the idea of freedom? In order to answer...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 351–386.
Published: 01 September 2005
...April London Isaac D'Israeli's contributions to the formation of literary history in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries remain unexplored, his voluminous writings mined for apt quotations rather than considered as significant in their own right. This article argues that his...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 387–432.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Mark J. Bruhn The infrequent, indefinite, and cumulatively incoherent use of place deixis in the representation even of conceptually unified space is characteristic of the greater English lyric from Milton through the eighteenth century. In these poems, as Balz Engler has suggested, such deixis...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (3): 355–368.
Published: 01 September 2016
... that become more common in the later eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries? This essay addresses these questions through a reading of two poems that fantasize the imagined ruins of London: Thomas Littleton's “The State of England and the Once Flourishing City of London. In a Letter from an American...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 41–65.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Nicholas Paige When literary scholars analyze narrative personhood historically, they typically see periods , explained as an effect of deeper psychosocial mutations. Thus the dominant first person of the eighteenth century is the counterpart to a new bourgeois subject, while the third-person...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 February 2018
... of the English Novel 1600–1740 ( Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press ). McKeon Michael 2005 The Secret History of Domesticity ( Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press ). McKeon Michael 2017 “ The Eighteenth-Century Challenge to Narrative Theory .” In Narrative Concepts...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 563–564.
Published: 01 September 2005
... and the novel as written story. April London is professor of English at the University of Ottawa. She is the author of Women and Property in the Eighteenth-Century English Novel (1999) and of numerous essays on eighteenth-century literature and culture. Her current research focuses on the genres of literary...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 221–223.
Published: 01 February 2018
... and Fictional Narration (GRK 1767). Her major interests include narratology, law and literature, postcolonial studies, and eighteenth-century aesthetics. She is author of The Fictions of Language and the Languages of Fiction (1993), An Introduction to Narratology (2009), and the award-winning Towards...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 477–481.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... Chrostowska, Literature on Trial: The Emergence of Critical Discourse in Germany, Poland, and Russia, 1700 – 1800. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2012. viii 1 273 pp. This book studies the emergence of literary criticism in the eighteenth cen- tury in the parts of central and eastern Europe...