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Poetics Today (1 June 2012) 33 (2): 137–168.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Johannes Mahlknecht Hollywood movie novelizations are novels based on mainstream films and published about the time these films are released in theaters. The present article explores the ambiguous status of this generally little-esteemed and frequently ignored form of adaptation. On the one hand...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2014) 35 (3): 477–481.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Inbar Shaham Cartmell Deborah , A Companion to Literature, Film, and Adaptation . Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell , 2012 . xiii + 433 pp . © 2015 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2015 New Books at a Glance Deborah Cartmell, A Companion to Literature, Film, and...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2002) 23 (2): 221–249.
Published: 01 June 2002
... are based on a detailed analysis of two films, The Naked Gun and AFish Called Wanda . Their relevance for humor in other genres, contexts, and uses remains to be verified. © 2002 by the Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2002 Abelson, Robert P. 1981 “Psychological Status of the...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2015) 36 (3): 305–307.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Eyal Segal Schenk Sabina , Running and Clicking: Future Narratives in Film . Berlin : De Gruyter , 2013 . viii + 233 pp. © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 New Books at a Glance Sabina Schenk, Running and Clicking: Future Narratives in Film. Berlin...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2005) 26 (3): 549–551.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Robert van de Walle 2005 Clément, Catherine, and Hélène Cixous 1986 The Newly Born Woman , translated by Betsy Wing (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press). Dalmia, Vasudha, and Theo Damsteegt, eds. 1998 Narrative Strategies: Essays on South Asian Literature and Film...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2007) 28 (1): 1–41.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Scott MacDonald This article begins with an overview of the relationship of poetry and independent film. It proceeds to focus on three independent films that use the cinematic apparatus as a means of publishing poetry. Waterworx , a film by Canadian Rick Hancox, recycles Wallace Stevens's “A Clear...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2008) 29 (2): 277–308.
Published: 01 June 2008
...George Butte To begin with, the essay identifies shortcomings in classical suture theory's approach to film's narration of consciousness. This approach, which has been widely influential in film theory, grew out of work by Jean-Pierre Oudart, Jacques-Alain Miller, Daniel Dayan, Stephen Heath, and...
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Poetics Today (1 February 2017) 38 (1): 203–205.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Eyal Segal Fahlenbrach Kathrin , ed., Embodied Metaphors in Film, Television, and Video Games: Cognitive Approaches . New York : Routledge , 2016 . xiii + 300 pp . © 2017 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2017 Reference Lakoff George Johnson Mark...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2019) 40 (2): 235–268.
Published: 01 June 2019
... in which embodied responses are assigned an intrinsic and inalienable role. Taking the medium of narrative film as its point of departure, the article draws on the rapidly expanding body of literature on film reception addressing issues of emotional response, engagement, embodiment, and immersion to...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2004) 25 (1): 29–66.
Published: 01 March 2004
... reality. Cinematic realism thus raises questions about the nature of belief and reality that are of perennial, yet acutely contemporary, interest in film history. A genre of the spiritual film—distinct from religious films that rely on traditional sources of religious authority—explores these questions of...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2016) 37 (4): 707–710.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Inbar Shaham Buckland Warren , ed., Hollywood Puzzle Films . New York : Routledge , 2014 . xii + 308 pp. © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 New Books at a Glance Mark J. Bruhn and Donald R. Wehrs, eds., Cognition, Literature, and History. New York...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2004) 25 (2): 305–334.
Published: 01 June 2004
... boundaries between“fact” and “fiction,” the pseudodocumentary horror film The Blair Witch Project and its reception. To study the reception, a random sample of e-mails from Internet newsgroup discussions of the film is subjected to content analysis. A first analysis shows that among those e-mails written...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2019) 40 (2): 269–297.
Published: 01 June 2019
... nonfiction film, the concept of documentary has been both fiercely contested and, through these debates, continuously expanded to refer to an ever more extensive corpus of works. By now, there is a broad consensus that documentary film as a genre cannot be reduced to supposedly “objective” recordings of the...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2013) 34 (1-2): 119–146.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Cornelia Klecker This article contributes to the recent discussion of what is often referred to in film studies as “complex storytelling.” Unfortunately, complex storytelling is a vague term, and therefore the aim of this article is to identify one specific, clearly distinguishable category of such...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2010) 31 (1): 51–79.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Jan Baetens This essay deals with the question of the multiple constraints that determine the production of highly commercialized literature, namely, novelization. As a literary genre, novelization is easy to define: it is the novelistic adaptation of an original film or, more specifically, of the...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2004) 25 (4): 673–688.
Published: 01 December 2004
..., or race—has often been accompanied by iconophobia, a fundamental distrust and rejection of images, the author offers an analysis of the contemporary Chinese film Happy Times , directed by Zhang Yimou, as an instance of a kind of ethical film practice in which a responsible, noniconophobic thinking...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2007) 28 (1): 89–116.
Published: 01 March 2007
... decision not to let the past affect the future. Thus attempts toward the end of the Franco dictatorship to deal cinematically with this violent heritage were followed by a ten-year gap, until the appearance in the mid-1980s of a number of novels and films representing the civil war and their escalation...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2013) 34 (4): 437–518.
Published: 01 December 2013
... realization, as communicated by an authorized narrator); and (3) report (about an enactment, a forecast, or another report, all delivered by some character). This research examines the repetition structure in cinematic narrative: specifically, in heist, adventure, and military operation films. Throughout, the...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2004) 25 (3): 465–495.
Published: 01 September 2004
... by drawing on a wide range of Beckett's work, including major plays,prose, Film , work for television, and critical writings. © 2004 by the Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2004 Adorno, Theodor W. 1981 [1967]: Prisms , translated by Samuel and Shierry Weber(Cambridge: MIT Press...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2008) 29 (2): 227–244.
Published: 01 June 2008
... which there is no centralized control and in which chance often plays a major role (tragedies, comedies, most novels and films). I argue that the principal reason for the incompatibility of emergent behavior with narrative understanding is its massive distribution of causal agents—a complexity of...