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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 363–385.
Published: 01 June 2022
... narrativity essayistic life writing story-critical affordances lists enumerations Life resumes when narrativity ceases. Robert Scholes, Semiotics and Interpretation It is especially since the emergence of what has been called a “post-truth mentality” (Mäkelä et al. 2021 : 147) which...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (4): 639–661.
Published: 01 December 2022
...) identification of a gradually evolving narrative in contemporary essayistic writing that approaches the problem or theme from different unexpected angles and thus delays the attribution of meaning. The underlying rationale, as Moran (1291) indicates, is that “the truth cannot be known definitively and so must...
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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 (2006) 27 (3): 501–568.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., and the relativization of time. Geyl does not compare Woolf with other female novelists, nor does she raise the question of the female touch in women’s writing. But she does refer to Woolf ’s feminist thought in her review of the essayistic Three Guineas (Geyl 1938), with reservations. In a disapproving paragraph...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (4): 665–696.
Published: 01 December 2005
... as an author shaped by that war and as a participant in the larger constellation of brilliant European essayists who responded to this momentous event. To this end, the article draws parallels between his writings and those of Ernst Jünger and Georg Simmel. More importantly, it uncovers the conservative...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (3): 479–502.
Published: 01 September 2000
...,” in Deconstruction in the Visual Arts: Art, Media,Architecture , edited by Peter Brunette and David Wills (New York:Cambridge University Press). 1994 “Lots of Writing.” Poetics Today 15 : 89 -114. 1996 Double Exposures: The Subject of Cultural Analysis (New York: Routledge). 1997 The Mottled...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 477–481.
Published: 01 September 2014
... and aural devices. Christine Geraghty focus- es on the interplay of media in Atonement as rival storytelling techniques. The film’s first part is dominated by writing (of letters and a play), the second, wartime part, foregrounds the cinema, while the last part draws on televi- sion’s ability to render...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 481–483.
Published: 01 September 2014
... narrative ambiguity and thematic complexity, for instance — while exploiting cinema’s visual and aural devices. Christine Geraghty focus- es on the interplay of media in Atonement as rival storytelling techniques. The film’s first part is dominated by writing (of letters and a play), the second, wartime...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 484–486.
Published: 01 September 2014
... and aural devices. Christine Geraghty focus- es on the interplay of media in Atonement as rival storytelling techniques. The film’s first part is dominated by writing (of letters and a play), the second, wartime part, foregrounds the cinema, while the last part draws on televi- sion’s ability to render...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 486–489.
Published: 01 September 2014
... narrative ambiguity and thematic complexity, for instance — while exploiting cinema’s visual and aural devices. Christine Geraghty focus- es on the interplay of media in Atonement as rival storytelling techniques. The film’s first part is dominated by writing (of letters and a play), the second, wartime...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 489–491.
Published: 01 September 2014
... and aural devices. Christine Geraghty focus- es on the interplay of media in Atonement as rival storytelling techniques. The film’s first part is dominated by writing (of letters and a play), the second, wartime part, foregrounds the cinema, while the last part draws on televi- sion’s ability to render...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 325–356.
Published: 01 September 2014
... in the history of modern Hebrew literature. © 2015 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2015 References Aloni Nissim 1975 The Owl [in Hebrew] ( Tel Aviv : Misrad habitachon ). Alter Robert 1987 “Life at the Last Moment,” New York Times Book Review , August 9...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (4): 673–688.
Published: 01 December 2004
... as Backlash against High Theory? The ‘‘one indispensable word in ethics writes literary critic Geoffrey Galt Harpham (1995: 395), is ‘‘ought In the realm of contemporary cultural and discursive politics, however, ethics is often construed not in terms of a positive categorical imperative but rather...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 181–213.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Singer on Literature and Life ( Tucson : University of Arizona Press ). Royer Jean 1976 Pays intimes: Entretiens 1966 – 1976 ( Montreal : Leméac ). 1982 Ecrivains contemporains, entretiens , vol. 1 ( Montreal : L'Hexagone ). 1983 Ecrivains contemporains, entretiens , vol...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (1): 107–125.
Published: 01 March 2010
...–1842 , edited by Thomas O. Mabbott (Urbana: University of Illinois Press). 1978b [1838] “ How to Write a Blackwood Article ,” in Poe 1978a: 336 -57. 1984a Essays and Reviews , edited by G. R. Thompson (New York: Library of America). 1984b [1836] “ Maelzel's Chess-Player ,” in Poe 1984a...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (1): 79–101.
Published: 01 March 2022
... associated, one finds indeterminacy valued as both a character of the aesthetic object and as a material quality of texts that mediate our senses of self and social life. The formation of the Kootenay School of Writing is itself an important response to the changing cultural landscape of Vancouver in the mid...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (4): 675–691.
Published: 01 December 2006
...). Boswell, James 1934-50 [1791] Life of Johnson , 6 vols., edited by George Birbeck Hill, revised by L. F. Powell (Oxford: Clarendon). Cohen, Ralph 1967 “The Augustan Mode in English Poetry,” Eighteenth-Century Studies 1 : 3 -32. Cohen, Ralph, ed. 2000 “On the Writings of Wolfgang Iser...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 215–217.
Published: 01 March 2016
... actually managed to do in that day, often with a sharp tone of self-criticism. The latter goal is reflected in a project titled “A History of Yesterday,” where Tolstoy attemp- ted to write a complete account of a single day of his life. He soon abandoned it, however, perhaps because “the ever-expanding...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 217–220.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., thus embarking on a career as a professional author). This early diary writing had both an ethical goal, to exert control over what Tolstoy perceived as a morally flawed life, and a more philosophical and experimental goal, to capture the ever-elusive essence of experience. The former goal...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 220–222.
Published: 01 March 2016
... actually managed to do in that day, often with a sharp tone of self-criticism. The latter goal is reflected in a project titled “A History of Yesterday,” where Tolstoy attemp- ted to write a complete account of a single day of his life. He soon abandoned it, however, perhaps because “the ever-expanding...