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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 359–366.
Published: 01 June 2010
...: An Essay in the History of Narratology,” Poetics Today 22 : 829 –52. Fludernik, Monika 1996 Towards a “Natural” Narratology (London: Routledge). Fludernik, Monika, and Uri Margolin, eds. 2004 “German Narratology I.” Special Issue, Style 38 : 148 –253. ____, eds. 2004 “German...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (1-2): 59–110.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Jeffrey A. Grossman This essay challenges the standard view of the relations between two major Jewish corpora: German and Yiddish–East European culture and literature. In that view the writings of German Jews are steeped in either disdain for or romantic fantasies about East European Jews. Yiddish...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 129–153.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Mark M. Anderson The article examines two major German writers of documentary fiction, Alexander Kluge and W. G. Sebald, who incorporate photographs into their work as part of a complex strategy of realism. Both authors are strongly marked by the legacy of Nazi propaganda and its manipulation...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2008
... and the Technical Media in W. G. Sebald's Austerlitz,” in W. G. Sebald: A Critical Companion ,” edited by J. J. Long and A. Whitehead, 155 -71 (Seattle: University of Washington Press). 2006 “Visions of the New World: Photography in Kafka's Der Verschollene,” German Life and Letters 59 ( 3 ): 423 -45...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (3): 417–436.
Published: 01 September 2020
... . doi.org/10.34291/BV2019/02/Zalec . Fragile Faith: The Jazz Stage as a Space for Religious Imagination in a Postsecular World Uwe Steinmetz German Liturgical Institute at Leipzig University Abstract Jazz, today a broadly defined, global form of improvised music, remains a music between heaven...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (4): 829–852.
Published: 01 December 2001
...David Darby This essay compares two distinct traditions of narrative theory: on the one hand, that of structuralist narratology as it emerged in the 1960s and in its various subsequent manifestations; on the other, that of German-language Erzähltheorie as codified in the 1950s, with a prehistory...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (3): 405–411.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Monika Fludernik The comment takes issue with David Darby's presentation of German narratology, arguing that German contributions to the field of narrative studies are much broader and more varied than argued by Darby in his article in Poetics Today , vol. 22, no. 4 (2001). © 2003 by the Porter...
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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 (2020) 41 (4): 561–593.
Published: 01 December 2020
... between enchantment and disenchantment in an always imbalanced environment. Engaging other scholars and using examples from modern French and German poetry, the article also ventures a new understanding of lyric modernity. Rather than naming a historical event to be lamented, disenchantment unveils a risk...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (1): 103–119.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Herman Rapaport This article contextualizes Derrida’s seminars within the European seminar tradition familiar to French and German academic cultures as a prerequisite to discussing individual essays in a special issue of Poetics Today devoted to Derrida. These contributions engage with both...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 241–263.
Published: 01 June 2004
.... Different readers in different situations thus preferred different reading strategies. In the second part of our study, we conducted interviews with a representative sample of 1,025 experienced German novel readers and asked about their reading habits in general—not limited to the specific novel of part one...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (4): 731–752.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Ulrich Kinzel This essay on the German poet Stefan George and his poetry book The Star of the Covenant (1914) is part of a broader study of literary models of an ethics of the self in the context of governmental practices. For George and his circle of followers, the particular lines of this context...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 331–351.
Published: 01 June 2006
... on disease and mortality were included in Judenräte statistical bulletins. However, much of the activity of these health departments and doctors had to be concealed from the German authorities and thus is not reflected in formal ghetto records. Some information can be gleaned from the few surviving diaries...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 463–472.
Published: 01 June 2006
... such sentiments tend to suppress their expression. Not surprisingly, Holocaust survivors in America who have harbored such sentiments against the Germans and others who persecuted them and murdered their families have tended to be silent about those sentiments rather than incur such disapproval. Yet...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (4): 675–691.
Published: 01 December 2006
... of Wolfgang Iser's early work in the history of Anglo-German aesthetics is that he recovered, brought to consciousness, theorized, and extended the implications of a mode of reading largely bypassed during the last several centuries. Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2006 Anderson, Howard...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (1): 1–41.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Day and No Memories” in a manner that confirms the accomplishment of the original poem while embedding it, subtly as well as evocatively, within the filmmaker's personal context. nebel ( mist ), by German filmmaker Matthias Müller, re-presents a cycle of poems by Ernst Jandl, Gedichte an die kindheit...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (2): 349–389.
Published: 01 June 2011
... of Romanticism, to the projection of feeling onto inanimate objects theorized by late-nineteenth-century German aesthetics as Einfühlung . Hardy's diction and notes show his knowledge of the related concepts, sympathy and altruism. At the time, sympathy (feeling for someone) was differentiated from empathy...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (3): 361–388.
Published: 01 September 2013
... (Südwestrundfunk 2010), a German transmedial story system that comprises a TV miniseries, radio plays, fictional web pages, and links to nonfictional texts created independently of the project, the article asks under which conditions an alternate reality game (ARG) could be added to the system without spoiling...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (1-2): 1–31.
Published: 01 June 2015
... with the malleability and mediality of the canon. In a development that has largely gone unnoticed outside German-speaking countries, new approaches to discussing current and future processes of canonization have been developed in recent years. One pivotal element of this process has been a thorough reevaluation of new...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 303–323.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Naomi Seidman The 1941 Yiddish translation of the New Testament by Henry Einspruch marked a turning point in the history of Yiddish translations of the New Testament aimed at proselytizing Jews. Breaking free from a centuries-long tradition in which Yiddish translators relied heavily on German...