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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 (2013) 34 (3): 327–360.
Published: 01 September 2013
... one hand, and the neurologization of literary analysis, on the other. This article studies that twofold motif. It first sketches how neuronovels fit into the history of neurological fiction and fictional elaborations of brain-related issues. It then examines three aspects of several major neuronovels...
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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 at a...
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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 (2016) 37 (4): 705–707.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Ellen Spolsky New Books at a Glance Mark J. Bruhn and Donald R. Wehrs, eds., Cognition, Literature, and History. New York: Routledge, 2014. xii 1 271 pp. This collection of essays mirrors the promise, the accomplishments, and the challenges of cognitive literary studies. Not only the...
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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 (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 in...
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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 (2001) 22 (3): 651–668.
Published: 01 September 2001
... 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 (2001) 22 (4): 829–852.
Published: 01 December 2001
...,” New Literary History 3 : 279 -99. 1974 The Implied Reader: Patterns of Communication in Prose Fiction from Bunyan to Beckett (Baltimore,MD: Johns Hopkins University Press). 1975 “Der Lesevorgang: Eine phänomenologische Perspektive,” in Rezeptionsästhetik: Theorie und Praxis , edited by...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (4): 863–864.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Eyal Segal 2001 New Books at a Glance Niall Ferguson, ed., Virtual History: Alternatives and Counterfactuals. London: Pica- dorxpp. This collection of essays aims to present not ordinary historical writing but a history of the subjunctive and contrary-to-fact conditional: ‘‘What...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (4): 699–705.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Eyal Segal © 2002 by the Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2002 Fiction and History, Form versus Function Eyal Segal Poetics and Comparative Literature, Tel Aviv Dorrit Cohn, The Distinction of Fiction. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, ix + pp. In her...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (4): 761–774.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Translator’s Invisibility: A History of Translation ( London : Routledge ). Veselovskii Aleksandr 1940 [1899] “ Tri glavy iz istoricheskoi poetiki .” In Istoricheskaia poetika , edited by Zhirmunskii V. , 200 - 380 ( Leningrad : Khudozhestvennaia literatura ). Wanner...
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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 to the...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (3): 443–472.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Swastika Night (1937), the article suggests that the history of feminist speculative fiction offers a counter to twenty-first-century queer scholarship's sometimes reductive approaches to gender and reproduction. Burdekin's book is best known for its prescience in imagining the horrifying prospect of a...
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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...