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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (4): 853–861.
Published: 01 December 2001
...: Routledge). Fowler, Alastair 1982 Kinds of Literature:An Introduction to the Theory of Genres and Modes (Cambridge:Harvard University Press). 1989 “The Future of Genre Theory,” in The Future of Literary Theory , edited by Ralph Cohen, 291 -303 (New York: Routledge). Frye, Northrop 1957...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (1-2): 1–49.
Published: 01 June 2014
... by) a literary author. The literary interview can be regarded as a hybrid genre for several reasons. First, it belongs to both the media and the literary domains. Second, its authorship is not only divided between interviewee and interviewer but also affected by editing and publishing interventions. Third...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 261–273.
Published: 01 June 2006
... of past events, thus advancing from a rival to a partner of historiography. The question to be asked is no longer merely what has happened? but also how was the event experienced, how is it remembered and passed on to succeeding generations? The new mnemo-historical genre of video testimony is analyzed...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (2): 191–246.
Published: 01 June 2007
... and the Frontier of Genre Research: A Reconnaissance Report from the Field Jonathan Lavery Philosophy and Contemporary Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University (Brantford) Abstract  After a review of some general issues surrounding the interpretation of Plato’s dialogues, I consider in detail the reception...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (3): 475–497.
Published: 01 September 2007
...George Pattison Noting the apparent chaos of Søren Kierkegaard's writing, the essay shows that Kierkegaard did, nevertheless, have a highly self-conscious relation to issues of genre, which was a central concern in the aesthetic theory of his critical role model, J. L. Heiberg. Salient features...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (3): 499–526.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., MA: Harvard University Press). Wittgenstein’s Voice: Reading, Self-Understanding, and the Genre of Philosophical Investigations Garry L. Hagberg Philosophy, East Anglia Abstract  Since the time of Socrates and perhaps even that of Heraclitus, philo- sophical reflection has found...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (2): 257–286.
Published: 01 June 2009
.... 1999 “Genre et généalogie: Le cas du manifeste littéraire au XIXe siècle,” in Règles du genre et inventions du génie au XIX siècle , edited by Alain Goldschläger, Yzabelle Martineau, and Clive Thomson, 249 -61 (Ontario: Mestengo). Hutchisson, James Marvin 1987 “ Paper Wars: The Literary...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (3): 670–673.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Eyal Segal Duff David , Romanticism and the Uses of Genre . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2009 . xiii + 256 pp. . © 2011 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2011 New Books at a Glance Geoffrey Leech,Language in Literature: Style and Foregrounding...
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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 (2007) 28 (2): 171–189.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Style, Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 51 : 79 -81. Ferrell, Robyn 2002 Genres of Philosophy (Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate). Frede, Michael 1992 “Plato's Arguments and the Dialogue Form,” Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy supplement : 201 -20. Hartle, Ann 1999 “Augustine...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (3): 465–505.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Michael Sinding This article argues for a cognitive view of genre. Specifically, a cognitive view of categorization helps clarify how texts can participate in multiple genres—by instantiating several different genres more or less equally well and by mixing several genres. I respond to certain...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (4): 437–518.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., the argument proceeds with special reference to these genres, as well as to the cinema’s medium, practice, and conventions in general, often citing literary parallels or precedents for comparison. It examines the different elements that serve to (re)compose the repetition structure for certain ends; the types...
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Poetics Today (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...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (2): 291–326.
Published: 01 June 2002
... deployed it extensively in his Troilus and Cressida . While delineating Menippean elements in Troilus , we also confront certain problems involved in defining— even in discussing—genre and character. Whether or not a distinct genre,traditionally called Menippean satire, can be arrived at or agreed upon...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 93–111.
Published: 01 February 2018
... that of the English eighteenth-century novel enables a method which combines quantitative studies and close readings. By examining the prefaces to the eighteenth-century Danish novels and studying the Danish novel compared to the Volksbuch , I argue that the genre is formed by a reflexive use of fictionality. I show...
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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 (2000) 21 (2): 349–377.
Published: 01 June 2000
... fiction not only reveals the narratives' reliance on events in “real” space but also shows how their assumptions about organizing space and distributing power are more colonialist than futurist. In conjunction with this geography, these narratives also employ the genre most closely associated...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (4): 573–606.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Gian Balsamo This essay discusses the literary genre of Proust's In Search of Lost Time as analogous with the genre peculiar to Dante's Commedia and Augustine's Confessions . Both Dante and Augustine narrate their autobiography in terms of a writerly vocation pursued by means of a love quest; both...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 357–382.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Ken Frieden Sea travel was an influential literary genre in Europe in the eighteenth century, and this genre subsequently influenced enlightened and Hasidic Jewish circles. As a result, the genre of sea narratives assumed a significant role in the rise of modern Hebrew and Yiddish literature...
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Poetics Today (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...