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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 689–730.
Published: 01 December 2014
... ). Collective Minds in Fact and Fiction: Intermental Thought and Group Consciousness in Early Modern Narrative Monika Fludernik University of Freiburg, Germany, English Literature Abstract Taking its inspiration from cognitive narratology and particularly the work of Alan Palmer on the Victorian...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (4): 867–868.
Published: 01 December 2001
... the point of view of a person who, apart from being a critic and a teacher of poetry, is also a poet in his own right. It is there- fore hardly surprising that many of his views on the nature of the ‘‘work’’ of poetry derive from the fact that for him poetry indeed constitutes ‘‘work’’ in the fullest...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (4): 617–622.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Rader Ralph W. ., Fact, Fiction, and Form: Selected Essays ., edited by Phelan James and Richter David H. . Columbus : Ohio State University Press , 2011 . xii + 369 pp. © 2014 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2014 New Books at a Glance Edward Adams...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 305–334.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Margrit Schreier This article is concerned with how recipients evaluate the reality status of media products, how they distinguish and how they interrelate elements of“fact” and “fiction.” On the basis of an overview of recent theories of fictionality, an approach comprising three independent...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 539–571.
Published: 01 December 2016
... powers of the whole species are fitted to the world and therefore how exquisitely the world is fitted to the mind (in Wordsworth's famous phrase). Fletcher sees us as largely adapted (like all temporarily successful organisms) to the demands of reproductive success, but not adapted to the fact...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2004
.... I further point out that the ostensible “arbitrary connectedness” (Cohen 1987) of New Historicist writing is in fact aesthetically coded and patterned, both stylistically and in terms of potential semantic correspondences between various representations of the past. I then move on to address...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 635–666.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of language known as comparative grammar. In this regard, scholars have failed to give due consideration to the fact that Proust was related to one of the most celebrated linguists of his time, Michel Bréal. As Proust would have learned from his cousin’s public lectures and published works, there are, in fact...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 251–284.
Published: 01 June 2010
... theoretical statements) with the novel. This “formalism,” no doubt related to Roger Fry's art criticism, takes fictional shape in the character of Mrs. Ramsay. In fact, it is by bringing life to a standstill, enclosing it in crystalline “moments of being” (Woolf 1976), that Mrs. Ramsay struggles against...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 681–709.
Published: 01 December 2000
... and fact/fiction interactions as a theoretical problem in literary studies (with Benjamin Harshav's theory as a point of departure); the“legitimacy” of using biographical material in the analysis of fictional works; literary allusion; passivity and activity in art and reality;and the reciprocal...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (3): 519–541.
Published: 01 September 2019
... and justice. The article explains how certain literary texts together with certain pedagogical practices can achieve these ends by training students to recognize two key but routinely overlooked facts about other people—their profound sameness and interconnectedness with oneself and their ultimate...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (3): 413–421.
Published: 01 September 2003
... that Darby's thoughts on Wayne C. Booth's concept of the “implied author” are based on the mixing of two definitions of this concept that are in fact mutually exclusive. © 2003 by the Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2003 Bal, Mieke 1990 “The Point of Narratology,” Poetics Today 11...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (4): 695–727.
Published: 01 December 2003
...James A. Knapp A new materialism in literary and cultural criticism has regrounded much scholarly debate in the archive as a corrective to ahistorical theorizing. Often, in granting archival discoveries the evidentiary status of fact,historical criticism fails to attend to the difficulties...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (1): 79–111.
Published: 01 March 2005
... own purposes. The use of strong implicature, which characterizes these works and seems necessary for the sustained creation of humor, explains the air of inevitability that permeates their plots and, finally, would also seem to explain the fact that they are intuitively and almost invariably...
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Poetics Today (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 insights...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (4): 633–674.
Published: 01 December 2006
... and that the distinction actual/nonactual repeats itself within each of these parts. The last section of the essay explores what it takes for a narrative to impose a many-worlds cosmology, distinguishing these narratives from other texts that present contradictory versions of facts and situating them with respect to three...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (4): 619–652.
Published: 01 December 2007
... that elicits from us spontaneous and lasting reactions to the text. Proust in fact withholds a clear characterization of love and, instead, imparts to our subjective impressions about this emotion an illusion of objectivity. When the reader applies what he or she has “discovered” about love in Un amour de...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 29–53.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Asiya Bulatova From its first publication in 1923, Viktor Shklovsky's book Zoo, or Letters Not about Love has been discussed as a text that takes up a borderline position between literature and literary theory. The fact that the book was written and first published in Berlin ensured its place...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 579–603.
Published: 01 December 2016
... are intended to be logically necessary, accurately and exhaustively defined, and purified of any “subjective” or “psychological” connotations. It is here argued that Genette's notion of concept formation and use is in fact based on the model of the exact natural sciences. As an example, his concepts...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 163–188.
Published: 01 February 2017
... of which manifest embodied cognition in the reader; the authors therefore argue that Donne is, in fact, an early advocate of embodied cognition. © 2017 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2017 John Donne grotesque gestalt interaction embodied cognition References Allen Don...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 119–146.
Published: 01 June 2013
... detail. It seeks to explain why such narratives are a subtype of complex storytelling despite the fact that many of them are narrated in a seemingly classical way. Furthermore, they will be distinguished according to three main aspects: who deceives, how is it done, and when does the audience find out...