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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (1): 7–31.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Itamar Even-Zohar; Elias J. Torres Feijó; Antonio Monegal This article proposes to acknowledge the decline, roughly since the 1950s, in the role of literature as a major mechanism of life models, whether conservative or innovatory, and consequently to reevaluate the rationale of continuing literary...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (2): 209–255.
Published: 01 June 2005
... chose silence, just as his poems of fantasy stand opposed to Levi's documentary prose. Yet the comparison remains illuminating because even the divides prove thematic, central, and even dynamic, in that the writers undergo a symmetrical change. While the early Levi is relatively optimistic about...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 501–568.
Published: 01 September 2006
... of, inter alia, Jan Mukařovský, Felix Vodička, Hans Robert Jauss, Pierre Bourdieu, and Itamar Even-Zohar) results in two main research questions that serve as a guideline for further investigation: How do reception processes reflect or relate to social segmentation, stratification, and change, and how do...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 55–105.
Published: 01 March 2016
... and rereading, manage to overcome common cognitive biases or patterns of error that most people make when processing information. In this respect, the value of rereading the Recherche extends beyond Proust and even beyond literature, for ultimately the question at hand is whether literature can change our...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 15–33.
Published: 01 February 2017
... concrete vehicles in order to shed light on (and even construct) abstract topics. By and large, these models have not entertained the possibility that metaphor is actually a “bidirectional” process, not only enlisting concrete vehicles to guide abstract conceptualization but also the reverse: abstract...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (2): 291–326.
Published: 01 June 2002
... deployed it extensively in his Troilus and Cressida . While delineating Menippean elements in Troilus , we also confront certain problems involved in defining— even in discussing—genre and character. Whether or not a distinct genre,traditionally called Menippean satire, can be arrived at or agreed upon...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (1-2): 59–110.
Published: 01 June 2015
... writers tend, in turn, to depict mistreatment, even victimization by German Jews while sometimes implying a sense of superiority to them. Even where critics do acknowledge the admiration of Yiddish writers for German writers, Jewish or otherwise, these connections are rarely examined in detail. This essay...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 669–704.
Published: 01 December 2020
... sometimes convey stories autonomously. The author argues based on a choice of photographs that inducing suspense or curiosity is possible even through a monochronic picture. The article also shows how single pictures induce experiences of duration or instantaneity, concluding that single monochronic...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 91–126.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Philippe Codde In recent years, Itamar Even-Zohar's Polysystem Theory seems to have lost much of its appeal for students of comparative literature, while more recent forms of systemic approaches to literature—most conspicuously, Pierre Bourdieu's praxiology and Siegfried Schmidt's and Niklas...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (4): 759–780.
Published: 01 December 2003
... and Benjamin. To consider the materiality of the book we need in place an architext of the use of the terms matter and materiality in theoretical thought. These terms are central but elusive, even when they are consciously thematized, as they are, for example, in the work of Judith Butler. This elusiveness...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (1): 137–158.
Published: 01 March 2004
... of what has been called the poetry of witness or trauma literature. Critics of those subgenres have suggested that literature need not be historically accurate, nor even refer directly to those traumatic events. Yasusada takes that a step further, offering an example of how heteronyms can be used to offer...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 283–304.
Published: 01 June 2004
... to the time of the study. These consequences attest to the enduring power of emotional memory even when the viewer is aware that the response is to a large extent irrational. Possible reasons for these lingering effects are discussed. © 2004 by the Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2004...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (1): 79–111.
Published: 01 March 2005
... on moral, social, cultural, aesthetic, and even generic assumptions shared with the reader: these allow the latter either to see the narrator as “reliable” and to develop a feeling of rapport with him or her or to easily assume the existence of an implied author who manipulates thenarrator for his or her...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (2): 257–279.
Published: 01 June 2005
.... As George Lakoff noted, “The people who did this got into my brain, even three thousand miles away. All those symbols were connected to more of my identity than I could have realized.” This study attempts to characterize this distinctive explosion of testimonial and elegiac poetry. © 2005 by the Porter...
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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 (2006) 27 (2): 399–423.
Published: 01 June 2006
... away from this witnessing? This essay explores the ways that testimonies handle the ethical question of community, entanglement, or proximity by inventing figures of speech or body language that deflect an audience's rapport even as they summon us. Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2006...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 431–449.
Published: 01 June 2006
... that these same criteria shed light on an even more fundamental question: what makes an interview an interview at all? Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2006 Amery, Jean 1980 [1966] At the Mind's Limits: Contemplations by a Survivor on Auschwitz and Its Realities , translated by Sidney...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 597–614.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., and the circus itself serve as vehicles for a nostalgic spectacle of an exotic world that reformulates nature and culture into an even deeper message about the loss of originality as a discourse that conditions European modernity. My comments are meant to urge Carmeli to extend the work of nostalgia...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 463–472.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Walter Reich Western cultures, and especially American culture, commonly disapprove of persons who refuse to forgive those who have harmed them and disapprove even more strongly of persons who harbor a desire for revenge. As a consequence, persons who live within those cultures and hold...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (3): 499–526.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Garry L. Hagberg Since the time of Socrates and perhaps even that of Heraclitus, philosophical reflection has found expression in some form of autobiographical or selfinterrogative work; one of the outstanding exemplars of this mode of philosophical engagement was Augustine's Confessions...