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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 515–538.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Ingo Berensmeyer This article proposes media ecology—a combination of media studies and performance studies with literary and cultural history—as a research perspective for Shakespeare studies. In contrast to a hermeneutics of renewal—as evinced in both New Historicism and what has been called...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (2): 161–183.
Published: 01 June 2003
... 1999 “Making Knowledge:Bioepistemology and the Foundations of Literary Theory,” Mosaic 32 (1): 131 -47. Fauconnier, Gilles, and Mark Turner 1998 “Conceptual Integration Networks,” Cognitive Science 22 (2): 133 -87. Felperin, Howard 1987 “Making it `neo': The New Historicism and...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 591–613.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Jürgen Meyer New Historicism has alerted critics to the complex conditions of literary production in the age of the printing press. The revisionist challenge presented by Jerome J. McGann to the concept of “the” writer as autonomous authority in the publication of a text has necessitated...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 615–633.
Published: 01 December 2014
... routines. Affordances have entered into theater studies as both an aid to historicism and a way of considering plays outside their original contexts. My main example of affordances in Shakespearean drama is Perdita's offering of flowers to her guests in the sheepshearing episode of The Winter's Tale . Her...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 495–513.
Published: 01 December 2014
... of Reality in Western Literature , translated by Trask Willard R. ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press ). Belsey Catherine 2007 “Historicizing New Historicism,” in Grady Hawkes 2007 , 27 – 45 . 2010 “The Poverty of (New) Historicism,” in Literature as...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 February 2018
... 2015 Unnatural Narrative: Theory, History, and Practice ( Columbus : Ohio State University Press ). Spilka Mark 1997 “ Editorial: Box 1984 Revisited ”, Novel: A Forum on Fiction 31 , no. 1 : 5 – 6 . Introduction: Narrativizing Novel Studies, Historicizing Narrative Theory...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 635–658.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Jean-Jacques Chardin New Historicism, a reaction against formalist criticism, attempts to read literary texts of the Renaissance in relation to the nonliterary text production of the period. One of its central assumptions is that early modern humans are the subject of power relations shaped by...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Sonja Laden This essay argues that the critical practice of New Historicism is a mode of “literary” history whose “literariness” lies in bringing imaginative operations closer to the surface of nonliterary texts and briefly describes some of the practice's leading literary features and strategies...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (1): 61–93.
Published: 01 March 2000
... contradiction between avant-garde poetry's stance of rebellion and its inevitable historicization. Less attention has been paid to the relationship between the negated or undermined tradition and the process whereby experimentation becomes a new tradition. In this paper I explore these questions with reference...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (1): 1–36.
Published: 01 March 2020
... institutionally shadowed by a logical unconscious, from the New Criticism and (post)structuralism to recent debates about historicism and formalism. It further considers how the subfield of logic and literature, in its constitutive attention to form, is neatly positioned to cut across these debates, and it...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 205–222.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Haiyan Lee This article seeks to historicize the affinity between narrative fiction and the cognitive function known as theory of mind. The author believes this affinity holds true mostly in modern commercial societies structured by stranger sociality, cosmopolitanism, and social mobility...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 171–186.
Published: 01 June 2020
...), and practices of thinking across the boundaries of media. It discusses both fields’ indebtedness to cultural studies, as well as cognitive literary theorists’ commitment to historicizing and their sustained focus on the embodied social mind. Copyright © 2020 by Porter Institute for Poetics and...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (2): 249–268.
Published: 01 June 2016
... historicization denies the very nature of the revolutionary event. By considering the French revolutionary calendar and the concept of time it expresses, this article argues that neither interpretation fully grasps the French Revolution's own temporality. I apply Andrew Abbott's distinction between lyrical and...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 485–518.
Published: 01 September 2017
... precisely to combine historicization with minute attention to details of verbal texture. By emphasizing their shared philological patrimony, the article argues for a reconciliation between the morphological method and Historical Poetics. The approach to literary forms it puts forward, which detects...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 735–737.
Published: 01 December 2014
... 1–280 Number 3 (Modern Yiddish Literary Studies) 209–494 Number 4 (Theoretical Approaches to the Early Modern: Beyond New Historicism?) 495–737 736 Poetics Today 35:4 Articles Adamczyk-Garbowska, Monika Commemoration by Deformation: Julian Stryjkowski’s...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (4): 641–671.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Decline and Fall of Literature,” NewYork Review of Books , November 4, 32 -38. Dickstein, Morris 2003 “Literary Theory and Historical Understanding,” Chronicle of Higher Education , May 23, B7 . Dionne, Craig 1992 “ Reading New Historicism: A Genealogy of the Theoretical Pretexts of...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 659–688.
Published: 01 December 2014
...: Politics and Religion in the Work of Andrew Marvell ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press ). Cohen Stephen 2002 “Between Form and Culture: New Historicism and the Promise of a Historical Formalism,” in Rasmussen , 2002 : 17 – 42 . 2007 Introduction , in Shakespeare and...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 561–589.
Published: 01 December 2014
... decisively directed Shakespeare studies (and the study of early modern drama) away from performance (Carlson 1985; Taylor 1989: 293).1 New Historicism emerged at a time when post-structuralist approaches, particularly deconstruction, dominated literary scholarship in the United States. The American...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (1): 159–160.
Published: 01 March 2004
... Greenblatt and the New Historicism and on the cultural functionality of consumer magazines in South Africa and in Israel. She was coeditor, with Leon de Kock and Louise Bethle- hem, of the Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ) award-winning special issue of Poetics Today (22, no. 2 [2001]) on...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 397–398.
Published: 01 June 2004
... Rhetoric of Historical Representation: Three NarrativeHistoriesoftheFrenchRevolution(1990) and Imperfect Histories: The Elusive Past and the Legacy of Romantic Historicism (2001). Margrit Schreier is associate professor of empirical methods in the humanities and social sciences at International...