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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 351–386.
Published: 01 September 2005
...April London Isaac D'Israeli's contributions to the formation of literary history in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries remain unexplored, his voluminous writings mined for apt quotations rather than considered as significant in their own right. This article argues that his...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 March 2022
... topology. The article demonstrates how this notion works with respect to new places (the horse carriage), discourses (gastronomy), practices (gallantry), and events (revolts). Third, the article discusses how literary history reflects upon its own heterodox topoi and the constant risk of their becoming...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (1): 103–125.
Published: 01 March 2022
... poetic language The interjection O! has been a regular presence in poetry for centuries, and its history might be compared to the rings within the trunk of a tree. The repertoire of its core meanings has remained essentially unchanged since ancient times, yet starting in the Middle Ages...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (3): 521–591.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Donald R. Wehrs This essay explores Shakespeare’s qualification of romance conventions as a significant event in Western literary history. It may be seen as part of a sustained challenge to the subordination of somatic and affective sense to intellectual, conceptual significance advocated...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (4): 615–617.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Adams Edward ., Liberal Epic: The Victorian Practice of History from Gibbon to Churchill . Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press , 2011 . x + 322 pp. © 2014 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2014 New Books at a Glance Edward Adams, Liberal Epic...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (1): 125–235.
Published: 01 March 2006
... context. Narrative, Shklovsky's own forte, would appear the paradigm case, as the most inclusive genre and the most akin to art's and life's temporal movement. I accordingly revisit “making strange,” with its branches and afterlives, from the viewpoint of narrative theory and history—especially...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 261–273.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Aleida Assmann The essay focuses on the relationship between memory and history, which has changed in many ways under the impact of the Holocaust. Memory that had been discarded by historians as an unreliable and distorting source came to be acknowledged as an important factor in the reconstruction...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 385–397.
Published: 01 June 2006
... manuscripts began in the earliest stages of the genocide. In the postwar period, the meaning of testimony remained largely personal. The Eichmann trial conferred on the witnesses the social identity of survivor and transformed them into bearers of history. This image of the survivor continues in audiovisual...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 705–707.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Ellen Spolsky Bruhn Mark J. and Wehrs Donald R. , eds., Cognition, Literature, and History . New York : Routledge , 2014 . xii + 271 pp. © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 New Books at a Glance Mark J. Bruhn and Donald R. Wehrs, eds., Cognition...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 260–263.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Eyal Segal van den Oever Annie , ed., Ostrannenie: On “Strangeness” and the Moving Image; The History, Reception, and Relevance of a Concept . Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press , 2010 . 279 pp. © 2013 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2013 New Books...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 457–461.
Published: 01 June 2000
... Herrnstein 1968 Poetic Closure: A Study of How Poems End (Chicago: University of Chicago Press). Poetic History between Reference and Materiality Eyal Segal Poetics and Comparative Literature, Tel Aviv 6104 Poetics Today / 21:2...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (1-2): 143–146.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Eyal Segal Singles Kathleen , Alternate History: Playing with Contingency and Necessity . Berlin : De Gruyter , 2013 . vii + 312 pp. © 2015 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2015 New Books at a Glance Neil Fraistat and Julia Flanders, eds., A Cambridge...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 659–688.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Lauren Shohet Andrew Marvell's “Upon Appleton House” meditates on when and how forms and events become meaningful. The poem reveals the limitations of criticism that assumes rather than questions what constitutes history. Drawing on the literary-historical conventions of its inherited country house...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (4): 570–572.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Eyal Segal Stein Daniel and Thon Jan-Noël , eds., From Comic Strips to Graphic Novels: Contributions to the Theory and History of Graphic Narrative . Berlin : De Gruyter , 2013 . vi + 416 pp. © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 New Books at a Glance...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 107–136.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Daniel Candel Bormann The article analyzes the “fictional” worlds employed by literary historians with a tool grounded in possible worlds theory. The core of the tool's spatiotemporal framework is applied to four literary histories which cover the history of the novel from its beginnings...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (4): 699–705.
Published: 01 December 2002
...,” Poetics Today 11 : 753 -74. Hamburger, Käte 1973 [1968] The Logic of Literature, 2d rev. ed. , translated by Merilynn J. Rose(Bloomington: Indiana University Press). Pavel, Thomas 1992 “Between History and Fiction:On Dorrit Cohn's Poetics of Prose,” in Neverending Stories:Towards a Critical...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Christian Biet; Karel Vanhaesebrouck This article investigates the way the notion of constraint could be extended to theater studies and theater history, focusing on the case of French classical tragedy in the seventeenth century. Can classical poetics be regarded as a set of constraints? Rather...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (4): 693–717.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Bernstein's 2005 libretto for Brian Ferneyhough's opera “about” Walter Benjamin, Shadowtime , visual poetics, Oulipo constraint, and citation from Benjamin's own writings come together to produce a playful but also profound “poem including history” (Pound 1954: 86) for our current moment. At once homage...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (3): 405–411.
Published: 01 September 2003
..., Bayreuth (Trier:Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier). Darby, David 2001 “Form and Context: An Essay in the History of Narratology,” Poetics Today 22 : 829 -52. Doležel, Lubomír 1998 Heterocosmica: Fiction and Possible Worlds (Baltimore,MD: Johns Hopkins University Press). Fehn, Ann...
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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...