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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (4): 625–628.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Heller-Andrist Simone ., The Friction of the Frame: Derrida’s Parergon in Literature . Tübingen, Germany : Francke Verlag , 2012 . 277 pp. © 2014 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2014 New Books at a Glance Edward Adams, Liberal Epic: The Victorian Practice...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (2): 195–220.
Published: 01 June 2002
...-Vollmer 1990 : 1 -16. Adjusting the Frame: Comments on Cognitivism and Literature Hans Adler German, Wisconsin–Madison Sabine Gross German, Wisconsin-Madison Abstract This article focuses on the role of cognitivism in literary studies and, con- versely, the role of literature...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 363–391.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Lakoff 's theory of the multiple levels of framing in discourse, concentrating on the interplay of argument and narrative frames. Studies of emotion and mood in narrative genres are adapted to refine Lakoff's account of narrative, making it more complex, systematic, and sensitive to historical context...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 143–144.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Eyal Segal 2003 New Books at a Glance 6828 POETICS TODAY / 24:1 / sheet 145 of 151 Brian Richardson, ed., Narrative Dynamics: Essays on Time, Plot, Closure, and Frames. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, xi...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 625–630.
Published: 01 September 2006
... : 132 -52. Malina, Debra 2002 Breaking the Frame: Metalepsis and the Construction of the Subject (Columbus: Ohio State University Press). McHale, Brian 1987 Postmodernist Fiction (London: Routledge). Nelles, William 1997 Frameworks: Narrative Levels and Embedded Narrative (New York...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (3): 465–505.
Published: 01 September 2010
... approaches to categorization via prototype, exemplar, and knowledge theories. Against this background, I review the many genres that have been attributed to Gravity's Rainbow , then examine three influential generic framings of this text and what the text can tell us about the nature of categories and how...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (3): 415–442.
Published: 01 September 2016
... into a narrated future to look back critically toward the present. In this focus on the past, such dystopias include slivers of contested and incomplete accounts of how the dystopian state came to exist, here termed future histories . Such accounts exist in a time frame that runs from the authorial present...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 711–749.
Published: 01 December 2000
... the chain of transmission is the author, our frame-sharer and our normative reference-point for every intermediate viewpoint. To test and illustrate these relations anew, they are extended here beyond the traditional semiotic boundaries of language, so that mediation extends to the very medium. My test case...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 501–568.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... But it is redefined as a “mental equipment” with three components: (1) knowledge of works and oeuvres that serve as models and frames of reference ; (2) internalized strategies and conventions that govern production, reception, and communication; and (3) sets of values and interests that determine selection...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 February 2018
... and computational narratology, diachronic narratology and novelistic history, political criticism and new technologies. These topics provide a frame for ongoing debates which the essays in this special issue seek to engage with and intervene in. Copyright © 2018 Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2018...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 183–199.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Virginia Pignagnoli As we enter a new literary period succeeding postmodernism, the models and methods of our theories are called into question vis-à-vis their ability to effectively frame the formal features describing contemporary literary narratives. The article surveys current discussions...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (4): 563–603.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Strauss’s three framing justifications for his manner of reading the Symposium as a document in the “ancient quarrel” of philosophy and poetry concerning which of the two should rightly shape the culture and ethical ideals of the Greeks (part 1). Then, following the course of Plato’s Symposium , the essay...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 615–633.
Published: 01 December 2014
... in Shakespearean drama and a framing of the enterprise of theater. The concept of affordance was developed by the environmental psychologist James J. Gibson to describe the action possibilities of things. Affordances inhere in environments that themselves reflect various human interactions and routines...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 335–359.
Published: 01 June 2004
..., such as providing the occasion for reflective normative discussions. Comparing the continuities and disjunctures between women's reading groups over time demonstrates that broad social and cultural “frames” (to use Erving Goffman's [1974] term) strongly influence how literature enters our individual and collective...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (2): 209–255.
Published: 01 June 2005
.... The Holocaust surfaces as late as his third book, mainly in a small group of poems. Their dense and subtle poetic composition functions for rhetorical, notably testimonial ends. Equally important is the fictionalizing of both the world and the discourse about it. A twofold dialogic process (inset versus framing...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 351–386.
Published: 01 September 2005
... questioning of genre hierarchies and period distinctions grew out of an attempt to correct what he saw as the limitations of contemporary historiographic and literary critical representations. Following his renunciation of revolutionary ideals,these inquiries were framed by a “conservative iconoclasm...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 301–315.
Published: 01 June 2021
... digital work does not need to be bound by a material form, such as a printed book. Without such a framing device, and its position embedded in the physical world, this narrative form has boundaries that are often in flux. It can shift and respond to the presence of the situated reader, and its beginning...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 243–263.
Published: 01 June 2022
... is antisocial at best, and at worst pathological. Instead, the management of narrative—learning to select and edit stories for a given audience—is critical to avoiding the stigmatized identity of the traumatized veteran, who is either stubbornly silent or disturbingly voluble. Framing the withholding...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (1-2): 131–156.
Published: 01 June 2023
..., and a rich intertextual network to frame an intergenerational friendship that can be read as intergenerational desire. The experimental narratives and reflections on the fluidity of age enable Smith and Jones to evoke this controversial topic without fulling addressing it. A lot is at stake for Fire...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (1-2): 231–260.
Published: 01 June 2023
... and visual strategies, which magnify the protagonist's cultivation of masochistic pleasure as a specific correlative of aging. The article demonstrates that the narrative uses the rhetoric of cinema and photography—central terms of reference in Tanizaki's work—to frame Utsugi's experiences of old age...