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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (2): 249–268.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Sanja Perovic Since 1989 there have been competing accounts of the French Revolution. For self-styled revisionist historians such as François Furet, the revolutionary period that began in 1789 is over and should be analyzed historically. The philosopher Alain Badiou, in contrast, claims...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (1-2): 117–171.
Published: 01 June 2014
... on the differences between realist and modernist forms of thought representation and uses quantitative techniques to determine whether, and to what extent, there was linguistic and stylistic innovation in how the French novel represented thought before and during the “inward turn” of the 1910s and 1920s. By tracing...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (3): 570–574.
Published: 01 September 2002
... in French is edited by Ekkehard Eggs, a well-known specialist in argumentation theory. All the contribu- tions to this volume were presented at a colloquium on topoi—their theory, history, and applications—that was held in the Department...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (1): 180–183.
Published: 01 March 2022
... and scholarly traditions, aesthetic and ethical norms, and political and institutional conditions. “French and Francophone narratology,” just like its Anglophone counterpart, refers to intellectual movements that are subject to chance encounters and nourished by migrating scholars and theories, just as much...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (1): 117–142.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Nadine Kuperty-Tsur This essay considers the aesthetic changes in French poetry and painting as a result of the Saint Bartholomew's Day massacre in August 1572. By the end of the same year, the formal purity and striving for detailed perfection that defined mannerism were no longer relevant goals...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (3): 603–609.
Published: 01 September 2008
...). Hollier, Denis 1993 Les Dépossédés. Bataille, Caillois, Leiris, Malraux, Sartre (Paris: Minuit); English translation: Absent without Leave: French Literature under the Threat of War, translated by Catherine Porter (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1997). Morel, Jean-Pierre 1985 Le...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 359–366.
Published: 01 June 2010
... and Ruprecht). 1979 Theorie des Erzählens (Göttingen, Germany: Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht). German Narratology for French Readers Liesbeth Korthals Altes University of Groningen, Arts, Culture, and Media John Pier, ed., Théorie du récit: L’apport de la recherche allemande. Villeneuve d’Asq...
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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 (2023) 44 (1-2): 111–129.
Published: 01 June 2023
...Jade Elizabeth French Abstract Focusing on examples of Djuna Barnes's late published poetry—“Quarry” (1969), “Rite of Spring” (1982), and Creatures in an Alphabet (1982)—this article considers the contradictory ways these poems engage with theories of late style. Barnes's late output offers...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (1-2): 1–49.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Anneleen Masschelein; Christophe Meurée; David Martens; Stéphanie Vanasten This article brings together the scattered research from the French, English, and German research traditions on the literary interview, that is, the extensive personal interview given by (or in some cases also conducted...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (1-2): 51–116.
Published: 01 June 2014
... Christophe Meure´ e Universite´ catholique de Louvain and Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique (FNRS), French Literature David Martens KU Leuven, French Literature Ste´ phanie Vanasten Universite´ catholique de Louvain, Dutch Literature Guillaume Willem KU Leuven, French Literature...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 449–452.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Jean Kaempfer © 2000 by the Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2000 Pacificism and Literature Jean Kaempfer French Literature, Lausanne 6104 Poetics Today / 21:2 / sheet 185 of 214...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 453–455.
Published: 01 June 2000
...). Hearing in Robbe-Grillet Carmen García Cela French, Salamanca 6104 Poetics Today / 21:2 / sheet 189 of 214 Ae-Young Choe, Le voyeur à l’écoute. Paris: P.U.F., ‘‘Le texte rêve pp. More than forty years...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Adam R. Rosenthal Beginning in 2008, with the French publication of volume 1 of The Beast and the Sovereign, Éditions Galilée, the University of Chicago Press, and an international editorial team initiated the process of editing, publishing, and translating, in reverse chronological order...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Christian Biet; Karel Vanhaesebrouck This article investigates the way the notion of constraint could be extended to theater studies and theater history, focusing on the case of French classical tragedy in the seventeenth century. Can classical poetics be regarded as a set of constraints? Rather...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 363–391.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Michael Sinding This article draws together overlapping cognitive analyses of political thought, emotion, and language and shows how they can be supplemented with literary analyses of genre to illuminate the workings of the French Revolution debate of 1790s Britain. It focuses on enriching George...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 605–634.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Luc Herman; Bart Vervaeck This essay aims to clarify how literary and nonliterary narratives function in society and culture. To reach this broad goal, it first presents a general framework inspired by the French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu and the American New Historicist Stephen Greenblatt...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 695–715.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Sylvie Patron Two books on the representation of consciousness in narrative have recently been published in the United States and the Netherlands (in a series devoted to French language and literature), The Emergence of Mind: Representations of Consciousness in Narrative Discourse in English (2011...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 41–65.
Published: 01 February 2018
... examination of the literary archive and its evolution. Based on a systematic sample of French novels over twenty-three decades, this study concludes that narrative forms such as the memoir novel and the epistolary novel behave as successful artifacts. As they spread, they achieve a recognizable form...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (3): 489–512.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Georges-Elia Sarfati This essay is a contribution to the theory as well as to the critical analysis of doxa. Analyzing French dictionaries of the seventeenth through the twentieth centuries, it shows how they organize, transform, and develop dominant reprensentations of Jewish identity. It thus...