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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 417–428.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Galin Tihanov This invited foreword to a cluster of four essays on historical poetics seeks to establish how the relevance of Historical Poetics is reclaimed today. Affinities, differences, and questions of commensurability and historical contextualization are raised as part of the discussion...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 453–483.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Ilya Kliger This essay explores the manner in which the persistence of literary forms in history has been addressed by the Russian tradition of Historical Poetics (Alexander Veselovsky, Viktor Zhirmunsky, Mikhail Bakhtin, Russian Formalism) and within a certain strain of Western Marxism (Georg...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 485–518.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Boris Maslov Historical Poetics, while in many ways an ally of Russian Formalism, finds itself in an uneasy relationship with the empiricist mode of formalist enquiry inasmuch as the latter is seen as generally inimical to historical contextualization. On the other hand, representatives of both...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 519–548.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Jessica Merrill The article seeks to establish the intellectual history of the Russian formalists' concept of poetic language. Focusing on Roman Jakobson and the Moscow Linguistic Circle, it argues that the study of poetic language drew on Alexander Veselovsky's Historical Poetics, historical...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 589–599.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Michael Holquist; Eyal Segal Kliger Ilya and Maslov Boris , eds., Persistent Forms: Explorations in Historical Poetics . New York : Fordham University Press , 2016 . xviii + 477 pp. © 2017 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2017 References Bakhtin...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (4): 613–636.
Published: 01 December 2005
...-Albrecht Gollub, 238 -44 (New York: Continuum). 1997 Sämtliche Werke und Briefe , vol. 4 , edited by Klaus Müller-Salget and Stefan Ormanns (Frankfurt am Main: Deutscher Klassiker Verlag). © 2005 by the Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2005 Minding the Gap: Toward a Historical...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (3): 347–378.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Chris Townsend Abstract Historical poetics often seeks to read “from the inside out,” to understand form's history by starting with the features of form themselves. In that sense, it is uniquely placed to understand the intersections of poetics and politics, and to uncover the places where rhythmic...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 429–451.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Kate Holland The idea of narrative hybridity was central to the work of the Russian literary theorist Alexander Veselovsky (1838 – 1906), particularly to his unfinished work Historical Poetics . For Veselovsky and the Russian theorists who followed him, including Mikhail Bakhtin and Yuri M. Lotman...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (1): 61–93.
Published: 01 March 2000
...) and the interplay between autobiography and poetics inform the gradual self-codification of his work. Of central importance is the dynamic whereby quotation montage is made to carry the transgressive force of Yeshurun's work—with ideological and historical, as well as poetic, consequences. All this leads...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (1): 95–128.
Published: 01 March 2000
... then taking shape, At Passages suggests a kind of historical sluice gate, on the other side of which lies the unknown 6103 Poetics Today / 21:1 / sheet 110 of 268 future. Placed within the same section as three ‘‘Untitled’’ poems that in- clude...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 89–127.
Published: 01 March 2001
... of the Newtonian by the Romantic paradigm and for the Romantic experimentations with poetic representation. . The polemic concerning what constitutes the Romantic paradigm, or which critical para- digm to select, has a long history. To cite but a few historical signposts: Abrams locates the Romantic paradigm...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (4): 713–763.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Mark J. Bruhn This study positions Percy Bysshe Shelley as an important though ultimately unwilling contributor to the development of mixed-style mimesis and thus to the evolution of Western drama from neoclassicism to realism. To capture the historical dimensions and final irony of this thesis, I...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (4): 703–733.
Published: 01 December 2018
... approach to metaphor, cognitive theory since Black has instead followed his more explicit lead, positing a source first approach that assumes rather than explains the metaphor. The second angle is historical and involves the recovery from Romantic-era philosophical poetics of a fully articulated target...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 325–356.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Shachar Pinsker This essay examines the ways in which Yiddish—as a language, a set of literary traditions and practices, and a “postvernacular”—operates within the context of Israeli, Hebrew-dominated literature. After establishing the subject's poetic, historical, and political framework, I...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., nonliterary phenomena, for example, to the theater. There the idea of constraint can be put to use as a tool for theoretical reflec- tion on and critical or historical analysis of performance practice. The article pays special attention to (1) the way Aristotelian poetics developed throughout the seven...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 211–224.
Published: 01 September 2014
... and practice, “postvernacular” language, and multilingual poetics. A brief overview of the essays in this special issue demonstrates the unique historical, linguistic, and literary features of Yiddish that offer new opportunities for exploring translation, poetics, hermeneutics, literary history, reading...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (1): 187–220.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Kathleen Crown Although avant-garde poetic practices have been understood historically in terms of producing disjunction, rupture, and shock in public consciousness,recent critical accounts of vanguard poetry have focused on its affirmative potential to create communities, empower...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (3): 651–668.
Published: 01 September 2001
... such an opposition between theory and history and argues for a lyric theory that sees poetic language as representing historical experience within the very formal elements and self-consciousness of language that are lyric poetry's distinctive features. Paul Celan offers a paradigmatic illustration of such synthesis...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 641–674.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Allan Poe's poetic genius to find expression as it surpasses those models. These views should give coherence and cohesion to Poe's work by attending to his personal and professional experience in its geographical, historical, economic, cultural, and social contexts in an attempt to solve the apparent...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (4): 697–718.
Published: 01 December 2005
... experiments in exile that encompass historical changes in the Russian language at home and abroad. The poet Vladislav Khodasevich argued for the creative continuity of Russian literature in exile, citing past models, from Dante to the Hebrew Poetic Renaissance in the Russian empire at the turn...