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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 635–658.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Britanna engages in a playful treatment of orthodoxies by questioning the paradigms upon which Renaissance culture is founded. The Emblem and Authenticity: A New Historicist Reading of Henry Peacham’s Minerva Britanna (1612) Jean-Jacques Chardin University of Strasbourg, English Studies...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2004
.... I further point out that the ostensible “arbitrary connectedness” (Cohen 1987) of New Historicist writing is in fact aesthetically coded and patterned, both stylistically and in terms of potential semantic correspondences between various representations of the past. I then move on to address...
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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 (2014) 35 (4): 689–730.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., and to what extent it allows an insight into counterhegemonic or subversive thought. The essay accordingly tries to marry the formal analysis of narratology with the New Historicist focus on the dialectics of discourse and power. Collective Minds in Fact and Fiction: Intermental Thought and Group...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 605–634.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Luc Herman; Bart Vervaeck This essay aims to clarify how literary and nonliterary narratives function in society and culture. To reach this broad goal, it first presents a general framework inspired by the French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu and the American New Historicist Stephen Greenblatt...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 515–538.
Published: 01 December 2014
... argues that media ecology can help scholars map out such connections and differences between performances and cultural phenomena relating to Shakespeare as cannot be fully grasped either in a historicist or presentist perspective. © 2015 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2015...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 351–386.
Published: 01 September 2005
... elements that led him ultimately to a distinctively literary historical mode of thought. Drawing on the resources of opinion, anecdote, and secret history, he articulates possibilities for historicist inquiry that continue to stand as powerful alternatives to the romantic ideology. © 2005 by the Porter...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 495–513.
Published: 01 December 2014
... This special issue arose from questions of whether or not the New Historicist paradigm in early modern studies has been superseded by newer theoretical approaches and, if so, whether these have entirely broken with New His- toricist tenets (“after”) or are in constructive dialogue with them (“beyond...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 659–688.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Historicism, “cultural poetics,” or “cultural materialism” undertook the kind of work New Historicism advocated; see, for instance, Colie 1970; Greene 1982; Hill 1978. Furthermore, generalizations about some important individual New Historicist critics must be taken with the caveat that the methodologies...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (1): 159–165.
Published: 01 March 2020
... and literature extends historicist methods, moving out from literature and science or mathematics to consider logic as a body of contextual influence, techniques, and terms (22) The description would seem to suit Henderson s project perfectly: her learning in Victorian math and logic is deep, and she is adept...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 171–186.
Published: 01 June 2020
... to historicist analysis (seeCrane 2015; Spolsky 2015: 229 32), that is, the same commitment which has been animating the larger field of literary studies for the last fifty years. This means that cognitive historicism is one of the leading paradigms in cognitive literary studies (see Palmer 2004; Zunshine 2006...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 591–613.
Published: 01 December 2014
... “the work” and has preferred to treat individual texts within their specific (legal, political, economic, religious) contexts as evidence for a dynamic that Greenblatt (1988) labeled the “circulation of social energy.”4 Additionally, New Historicists have tended to highlight the macrosociologi- cal...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 735–737.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Linguistic Strategy 383 Berensmeyer, Ingo Shakespeare and Media Ecology: Beyond Historicism and Presentism 515 Chardin, Jean-Jacques The Emblem and Authenticity: A New Historicist Reading of Henry Peacham’s Minerva Britanna...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (3): 651–668.
Published: 01 September 2001
... conventions, throwing the artwork back on itself in reflexive self-reference. This tends to be the case on both sides of the critical divide, the historicist as well as the formalist. It persists into appar- ent revolts against symbolist formalism such as occur in certain modes of deconstruction, notably...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2002
... of rethinking the history of literature and culture from a cognitive standpoint. Their approach aims more to supplement than to supplant the current approaches and methodologies relied upon in historicist and other Richardson and Steen • Literature and the Cognitive Revolution: An Introduction 3...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (4): 695–727.
Published: 01 December 2003
... of proving some of the most widely accepted insights to result from the work of New Historicist scholars, the notion, for example, that ‘‘metropolitan values and consumer goods contributed substantially to a profound redefi- nition...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 565–577.
Published: 01 September 2005
... structuralism High Victorian Gothic Marxist aesthetics plaster of Paris Middle Ages Carrara premodern Venetian postmodernist Organic-Modern Western architecture the Renaissance New Historicist; historicist American literature...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (2): 151–159.
Published: 01 June 2003
... rather than argued at any length. Francis Steen, for example, is tasked for failing to integrate his essay’s historicist and cog- nitive dimensions (ibid.: The point of Steen’s essay, however, is that a given text’s ideological effects...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 443–447.
Published: 01 June 2000
... Bell’s ‘‘Madras system and the imperialism of the poem’s later books. In these chapters, she reads the poem closely and carefully, incorporating into her argument much historical detail and much historicist criticism. Indeed, the book...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 615–633.
Published: 01 December 2014
... and a test of historicist values, suggesting phenomenological continuities across time while inviting explo- ration of time-bound protocols of interaction. Thus a jug can continue to afford pouring centuries after its manufacture but can only be repurposed as a lamp in an era of electrification...