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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (3): 369–393.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Silke Horstkotte This article approaches postsecularity from a historical angle by considering three recent German-language novels which reflect present-day ambivalences regarding religion and secularity through a genealogy of the present. Daniel Kehlmann’s Measuring the World , Ilija Trojanow’s...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 293–318.
Published: 01 June 2000
... “narrativist turn.” It attempts to present a genealogy of the different ways in which disciplines in the human sciences have formulated and employed narrative and narrative theory,particularly in those fields that make truth claims: history or political science, for example. Why have political scientists now...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 393–421.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Elana Gomel This article discusses the cultural genealogy of the image of Dr. Death:the godlike surgeon with power over life and death, who uses this power to torture and mutilate. First appearing in H. G. Wells's The Island of Doctor Moreau (1896), this image has become firmly associated with Nazi...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 561–589.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Jennifer A. Low This essay constructs a genealogy for early modern audience studies, showing how this subcategory of scholarship on early modern drama responds to some of the questions raised by early New Historicist criticism. The foundation of audience studies is theater history; its methodology...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (4): 575–595.
Published: 01 December 2021
..., structural, and historical viewpoints, also concerning its lesser-known imaginative and esoteric genealogy. In addition, its connections to the notions of narrativity and fiction are discussed. The recipe's relationship to action is depicted by a simple procedural model. There is a metaphorical...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (2): 289–321.
Published: 01 June 2011
... through which late-eighteenth-century anxieties about the mobility of affect were displaced, I trace the philosophical genealogy through which this figural mode is inherited by recent theory, even in the absence of the unease that originally impelled the turn to metaphor. This essay demonstrates how...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (4): 651–655.
Published: 01 December 2021
...). For anyone who is influenced by and would take seriously the “tradition” I have just mentioned, that statement must appear deeply depressing. Scarlett Baron's study, The Birth of Intertextuality , brings us to more familiar ground. Her approach, in fact, is to produce a genealogy of that very “tradition...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (3): 469–471.
Published: 01 September 2020
.... Readers familiar with Asad s work will rec- ognize enduring thematics like ritual, genealogy, and selfhood. But the book s three related essays, based on the inaugural Ruth Benedict lectures at Columbia University in 2017, bring renewed attention to secular transfor- mations of religious tradition...
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Poetics Today (2024) 45 (1): 175–181.
Published: 01 March 2024
... poetic tradition is in need of reappraisal. An essential element of its form [by which he means something prior to established literary form] has been under-theorized” (x). Jacques Derrida himself gave the terms of such a theoretical counter-genealogy, before a different modality, récit , takes...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 315–316.
Published: 01 June 2020
... at StanfordUniver- sity. She is the author ofRevolution of the Heart: A Genealogy of Love in China, 1900 1950 (2007), which won the 2009 Joseph Levenson Prize (post-1900 China) from the Association forAsianStudies, andThe Stranger and the ChineseMoral Imagination (2014). Casey Schoenberger is assistant professor...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (3): 233–303.
Published: 01 September 2015
... on ethnog- raphy, manuscripts, genealogies, time lines, a subject index, and the con- cordance, not to mention 80 additional pages of plates and maps, for a grand total of 1,530 pages. On the other hand, the Old Testament alone in the new Norton Critical Edition is 2,280 pages plus its prefatory matter...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (1): 129–130.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Notes on Contributors Samir Haddad is associate professor of philosophy at Fordham University. He is the author ofDerrida and the Inheritance of Democracy (2013) and coeditor, with Olivia Custer and Penelope Deutscher, of Foucault/Derrida, Fifty Years Later: The Futures of Genealogy...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (1): 180–183.
Published: 01 March 2022
..., as to whether the concept of narrator is necessary or optional to a theory of narrative. Sylvie Patron argues that such a question is posed and answered in different ways, depending on the historical and cultural context. A genealogical approach to concepts works better than top-down theorizing to create...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (1): 187–189.
Published: 01 March 2022
... , and the edited collections Blending and the Study of Narrative (2012) and Narratology and Ideology: Encounters between Narrative Theory and Postcolonial Criticism (2018). She and Greta Olson coedited The Politics of Form (2018). Gal Hertz's field of study is the genealogy of social disciplines...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (1): 79–101.
Published: 01 March 2022
... that have been effaced from the city. Similarly, the literal instability of feminized “surfaces” or temporary workers matters as much as their figurative value for modes of aestheticized resistance. Outside literary theory, indeterminacy has also had a distinct though related life in genealogies...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (3): 706–708.
Published: 01 September 2001
... on the career, poetics, and intellectual genealogy of who else but Ronald Suke- nick, who figures here (perhaps implausibly, perhaps not) as a latter-day Emersonian. In the second part, Sukenick himself appears as a charac- ter and conducts a kind of roundtable discussion on the state of the art across...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (4): 713–733.
Published: 01 December 2008
... and a strategy of living in the context of the repressive Bolshevik state of the early revolutionary period. According to Svetlana Boym (1996), some strategies of survival practiced by dissident intelligentsia in the later Soviet period, in the 1960s–1970s, were also genealogically linked to estrangement...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (2): 287–315.
Published: 01 June 2009
... research, Heimpel proposes to trace the origins and genealogy of the literary manifesto. He traces it back to Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve’s Tableau historique et critique de la poésie française et du théâtre français au XVIe siècle (1843 [1828 There Joachim Du Bellay’s La défense et illustration de...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (1-2): 291–294.
Published: 01 June 2023
... to expand on her theorizations of late life sexualities. Gallop is well suited to engage in this exploration of sexuality over the life course, as she is building on a long genealogy of theoretical work on sexuality, ranging from her feminist denunciation of androcentric psychoanalytic concepts like...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 205–222.
Published: 01 June 2020
... Dacher 2010 . “ Social Class, Contextualism, and Empathic Accuracy .” Psychological Science 21 , no. 11 : 1716 – 23 . Landy Joshua . 2012 . How to Do Things with Fictions . New York : Oxford University Press . Lee Haiyan . 2007 . Revolution of the Heart: A Genealogy...