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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (4): 679–720.
Published: 01 December 2010
...—the information explicitly conveyed by a representation. As an effect of processing meaning, diegesis is, then, not a narratological tool but an epistemic phenomenon that requires further examination. Diegesis and Representation: Beyond the Fictional World, on the Margins of Story and Narrative Remigius...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (4): 631–634.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Thomas Bronwen ., Fictional Dialogue: Speech and Conversation in the Modern and Postmodern Novel . Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press , 2012 . ix + 212 pp. © 2014 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2014 New Books at a Glance Edward Adams, Liberal Epic...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (3-4): 329–483.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Meir Sternberg This paper deals with “motivation” as fiction’s twofold logic of patterning and relates it to other concepts or lines of sense-making (e.g., integration, naturalization). The argument is best summarized through the paper’s headings. 1. Why Is the Discourse Like That? Motivation...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (1-2): 111–125.
Published: 01 June 2015
...John Pier Shen Dan , Style and Rhetoric of Short Narrative Fiction: Covert Progressions behind Overt Plots . with a foreword by Miller J. Hillis . Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics , vol. 7 . New York : Routledge , 2014 . 175 pp. © 2015 by Porter Institute...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 731–736.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Bohumil Fořt Doležel Lubomír , Heterocosmica II. Fikční světy postmoderní české prózy (Heterocosmica II: Fictional Worlds of Postmodern Czech Prose) . Prague : Karolinum , 2014 . 190 pp. Copyright © 2017 Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2017 References Doležel...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (3): 523–542.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Lars Bernaerts; Brian Richardson In the analysis and interpretation of fictional minds, unnatural and cognitive narratology may seem mutually exclusive. They each highlight different aspects of what narrators and characters think and feel, and their explanatory grounds differ. An unnatural reading...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (3): 559–577.
Published: 01 September 2019
... and Identity .” PAN , no. 3 Knowledge, Understanding, Well-Being: Cognitive Literary Studies : 41 – 55 . Booth Wayne C . 1988 . The Company We Keep: An Ethics of Fiction . Berkeley : University of California Press . Bracher Mark . 2014 . Literature and Social Justice: Protest Novels...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (3): 579–596.
Published: 01 September 2019
... . 2016 . Strange Narrators in Contemporary Fiction: Exploration in Readers’ Engagement with Characters . Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press . de Waal Frans . 2008 . “ Putting the Altruism Back into Altruism: The Evolution of Empathy .” Annual Review of Psychology , no. 59 : 279 – 300...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (1): 131–134.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Eyal Segal Punday Daniel , Five Strands of Fictionality: The Institutional Construction of Contemporary American Fiction . Columbus : Ohio State University Press , 2010 . viii + 240 pp . © 2012 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2012 New Books at a Glance...
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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 (2018) 39 (1): 113–129.
Published: 01 February 2018
...James Phelan This essay constructs a dialogue between Catherine Gallagher’s influential historical and theoretical account of the nexus among fictionality, readerly disposition, and character in the new genre of the novel and rhetorical theory’s alternative account of that nexus. In reading...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 374–375.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Eyal Segal Hilary P. Dannenberg, Coincidence and Counterfactuality: Plotting Time and Space in Narrative Fiction . Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press , 2008 . xii + 289 pp . Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2010 New Books at a Glance Rebecca Beasley, Theorists...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 379–380.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Eyal Segal Warren Motte, Fiction Now: The French Novel in the Twenty-first Century . Champaign, IL: Dalkey Archive , 2008 . 237 pp . Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2010 New Books at a Glance Rebecca Beasley, Theorists of Modernist Poetry: T. S. Eliot, T. E. Hulme...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (4): 787–790.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Eyal Segal New Books at a Glance Brian Boyd, On the Origin of Stories: Evolution, Cognition, and Fiction. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2009. xiii + 540 pp. In this ambitious and wide-­ranging book, Brian Boyd presents an account of the origins of art and storytelling from...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (4): 663–692.
Published: 01 December 2011
... in the Persuasiveness of Public Narratives ,” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 79 ( 5 ): 701 – 21 . Green Melanie C. Garst J. Brock Timothy C. 2004 “ The Power of Fiction: Persuasion via Imagination and Narrative ,” in The Psychology of Entertainment Media: Blurring the Lines...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (1): 130–131.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Eyal Segal Jusdanis Gregory , Fiction Agonistes: In Defense of Literature . Stanford : Stanford University Press , 2010 . 154 pp . © 2012 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2012 New Books at a Glance Hugo Bowles, Storytelling and Drama: Exploring Narrative...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (2): 169–216.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Joshua Landy While it is often assumed that fictions must be informative or morally improving in order to be of any real benefit to us, certain texts defy this assumption by functioning as training grounds for the capacities : in engaging with them, we stand to become not more knowledgeable or more...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (3): 614–616.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Eyal Segal Bell Alice , The Possible Worlds of Hypertext Fiction . Basingstoke, UK : Palgrave Macmillan , 2010 . xii + 205 pp . © 2011 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2011 New Books at a Glance Geert Brône and Jeroen Vandaele, eds., Cognitive Poetics...
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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 (2013) 34 (4): 622–625.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Glover David and McCracken Scott , eds.. The Cambridge Companion to Popular Fiction . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2012 . xiv + 225 pp. © 2014 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2014 New Books at a Glance Edward Adams, Liberal Epic...