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Poetics Today (1 December 2005) 26 (4): 581–611.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Svetlana Boym This essay proposes to place the poetics of Russian Formalism within a broader European context of literary, philosophical, and political reflection on modernity. The historical metamorphosis of estrangement from a technique of art to an existential art of survival and a practice of...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2005) 26 (4): 613–636.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Historical Poetics of Estrangement Michael Holquist Comparative Literature, Yale Ilya Kliger Slavic Languages and Literatures, Yale Abstract Under different names, alienation has been around for a long time. How- ever, Immanuel Kant’s Copernican revolution marks a new and deeper degree of...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2005) 26 (4): 665–696.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Galin Tihanov I discuss here Shklovsky's theory of estrangement as formulated in a number of texts written before the October revolution of 1917. The concept of estrangement can only be properly grasped if the early Shklovsky is placed in the context of World War I; we need to begin to see him as...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2006) 27 (1): 3–33.
Published: 01 March 2006
... represented. Studying the phenomenon of the delinearization of human perception from the semiotic viewpoint, the article discusses visual counterparts of literary estrangement, such as anamorphic structures in painting and the art of pantomime in the theater. Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2006...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2005) 26 (4): 697–718.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Greta N. Slobin This essay explores the implications of Victor Shklovsky's concept of estrangement as it extends to the experience of Russian writers in exile, following the October revolution. The discussion, informed by diaspora theory, begins with Shklovsky's stay in Berlin in 1922–23, when...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2006) 27 (1): 35–66.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Cristina Vatulescu Critics have frequently accused Russian Formalism of supporting an apolitical separation of art from life. As a central Formalist term, estrangement (ostranenie) often bore the brunt of this accusation. Taking issue with this critique, this essay focuses on the entangled...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2005) 26 (4): 719–751.
Published: 01 December 2005
... bureaucratically and imaginatively for a liberated peasantry, estrangement became the cornerstone of Dostoevsky's aesthetic practice. Instead of rendering a naturalistic portrait of the common people enhanced by the pathos of a firsthand knowledge bought dear, Dostoevsky traces in his fictionalized account of his...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2006) 27 (1): 67–96.
Published: 01 March 2006
... to navigate the restrictions of the new aesthetic episteme and carve out a third way, ostensibly compliant but in fact containing kernels of subversiveness. This third way, I suggest, consisted of a peculiar painterly poetics of estrangement and Aesopian language. While scholarship has offered...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2006) 27 (1): 97–124.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Jacob Edmond This essay shows how the Language poet Lyn Hejinian came to relate her experiences of Russia and her poetics of the “person” to Victor Shklovsky's concept of estrangement (ostranenie). I argue that in The Guard (1984), Oxota (1991), Leningrad (1991), and in other writings about Russia...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2006) 27 (1): 125–235.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Meir Sternberg Trumpeted as the artistic hallmark, central to Russian Formalism, and persistent ever since, estrangement yet remains an ill-defined term. We have nothing like a comprehensive approach to it, equipped to specify its workings by kind, medium, art form, discourse level, historical...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2004) 25 (3): 399–436.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Hilary P. Dannenberg In the major form of the traditional coincidence plot, estranged relatives meet in remarkable circumstances. In complex representations, the central aspect is cognitive and involves a recognition scene in which the estranged characters discover each other's identity. An...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2018) 39 (3): 495–521.
Published: 01 September 2018
... , especially the narrative dynamics of “alien” Neanderthal focalization versus “naturalizing” Homo sapiens narration. Ultimately, The Inheritors reminds the cognitivist of how language-bound the readerly effects of estrangement and integration in internal focalization can be. Conversely, the same novel serves...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2000) 21 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 March 2000
... poet's“authority,” for the generic identity of poetry, and, finally, for the estranging light that machine writing retrospectively sheds on the entire history of poetry. In that light, all poetry, indeed all language use whatsoever, appears to be what Donna Haraway terms a cyborg phenomenon —a human...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2005) 26 (4): 637–664.
Published: 01 December 2005
... estrangement of an object sharpens our perception and stimulates our senses, thereby arousing us to artistic (as opposed to drably everyday) experience. For the dialogic Bakhtin, the mandate to “be outside” that which you create is a matter of subject-subject relations, not subject-object. This essay considers...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2016) 37 (4): 539–571.
Published: 01 December 2016
... adaptation. Literature — tragedy in particular — helps us cope, both individually and perhaps as a whole species, with the grim riddle of our estrangement from a world whose blind mechanisms we have to cope with. Some recent work in cognitive cultural studies can be taken to argue that aesthetic experiences...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2013) 34 (1-2): 1–52.
Published: 01 June 2013
... artworks in a new, estranging manner that suggests not only innovative ways of reading art but also new lines of research for historians and theorists. © 2013 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2013 Earlier versions of this article were presented at various conferences. I would like...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2012) 33 (3-4): 301–328.
Published: 01 December 2012
... reifying tendencies of “official” Soviet dialectical materialism and is intimately related to the key Formalist category of “estrangement.” This dialectic proceeds from textual relationships (hence the initial focus on parody) as opposed to relationships between “base concepts.” It can usefully be related...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2015) 36 (3): 151–174.
Published: 01 September 2015
... felt. © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 ostranenie defamiliarization estrangement deautomatization foregrounding References Aristotle 2008 Poetics . Translated by Butcher S. H. Project Gutenberg , www.gutenberg.org/files/1974/1974.txt...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2003) 24 (1): 149.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Levinas, Blanchot, Jabès: Figures of Estrangement and Beyond the Limit-Experience: French Poetry of the Deportation, He has translated into English Emmanuel Levinas’s Beyond the Verse: Tal- mudic Readings and Lectures and has...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2009) 30 (2): 207–235.
Published: 01 June 2009
... (Spalding: Hub). Bennett, Alan 1995 Writing Home (New York: Picador). Birkerts, Sven 2000 “A Subversive in Verse,” New York Times , September 17. Boym, Svetlana 1996 “Estrangement as Lifestyle: Shklovsky and Brodsky,” Poetics Today 17 : 511 -30. 2005 “Poetics and Politics of...