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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 (2015) 36 (4): 570–572.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Eyal Segal © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 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. New Books at a Glance...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 93–111.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Simona Zetterberg Gjerlevsen Building on recent theory of fictionality as a rhetorical concept, this article examines fictionality in the history of the novel. It argues that the Danish eighteenth-century novel provides answers to the question of the origin of the novel. A smaller novel corpus than...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 February 2018
... of methodological exchange. It sketches out the interrelated disciplinary histories of the fields of narrative theory and novel studies and anatomizes the theoretical ground they share in determining their objects of study before identifying four topics of convergence: fictionality, surface reading...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 569–587.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Nicholas Frangipane While postmodernist writers often highlighted the problematic nature of using narrative to convey accurate representations of history, many contemporary writers have reoriented their focus, demonstrating that narrative is a valuable system for conveying personal, subjective...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 175–195.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Timothy Dow Adams This essay considers the history of photography in fiction, concentrating on issues of genre. Starting with a survey of nineteenth-century novels which included physical photographs, the essay moves to twentieth-century novels, discussing ways in which the generic rules of written...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (4): 573–606.
Published: 01 December 2007
... come to coincide at the point of intersection of allegory and history; the fictional character is the allegory of the author’s histori- cal authenticity. Toward the end, Marcel-the-character, finally equipped with the means and determination to write the novel we have just read, metamorphoses...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 141–160.
Published: 01 March 2002
... by a history of erotic disappointment with an antiheroine, whose character is transformed instead by a severe blow to the head, at a time when brain injury featured centrally in debates on the materiality of mind. Moreover, the novel's innovative narrative style and approach to characterization take up...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (3): 447–471.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Jan Alber; Marco Caracciolo; Irina Marchesini Among literary-theoretical concepts, mimesis has one of the longest histories, dating back to Plato and Aristotle. In the twentieth century, discussion of mimesis resulted in a number of highly influential contributions, including Eric Auerbach’s...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (4): 675–691.
Published: 01 December 2006
... 1971 “Tristram Shandy and the Reader's Imagination,” PMLA 86 : 966 -73. Armstrong, Nancy 1987 Desire and Domestic Fiction: A Political History of the Novel (Oxford: Oxford University Press). Booth, Wayne C. 1961 The Rhetoric of Fiction (Chicago: University of Chicago Press...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 341–362.
Published: 01 June 2017
... patterns is bodily as much as it is conceptual. Yet if we embody history in our everyday lives, we don’t always know that we do so, and the novel Daniel Deronda charts the course of two characters learning to feel this bodily attachment more directly. For Deronda, this involves a discovery of his...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 159–181.
Published: 01 February 2018
... 160 Poetics Today 39:1 The history of the novel is inseparable from the rise of modern prose. If the true hero of Erich Auerbach’s Mimesis (2003 [1946]) is realism — a mode of representation of everyday life that is serious and tragic, that incorporates the dynamic and “problematic” nature...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (3): 341–359.
Published: 01 September 2021
... politics; the latter is the subjective, highly malleable time of human experience. But there is another time, also active in Woolf's novel and in her oeuvre more generally, that Ricoeur seems to overlook. It is the “deep history” (Shryock and Smail 2011) of geological and planetary phenomena that vastly...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (1-2): 143–146.
Published: 01 June 2015
... between alternate and “secret” histories (Singles’s main example of the latter is Beryl Bainbridge’s Young Adolf [1978], a novel about Hitler’s youth): secret histories propose alternative causes for well-known events while holding the effects constant, at least in their main outlines...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (1-2): 127–129.
Published: 01 June 2015
... between alternate and “secret” histories (Singles’s main example of the latter is Beryl Bainbridge’s Young Adolf [1978], a novel about Hitler’s youth): secret histories propose alternative causes for well-known events while holding the effects constant, at least in their main outlines...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (1-2): 130–133.
Published: 01 June 2015
... between alternate and “secret” histories (Singles’s main example of the latter is Beryl Bainbridge’s Young Adolf [1978], a novel about Hitler’s youth): secret histories propose alternative causes for well-known events while holding the effects constant, at least in their main outlines...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (1-2): 133–136.
Published: 01 June 2015
... between alternate and “secret” histories (Singles’s main example of the latter is Beryl Bainbridge’s Young Adolf [1978], a novel about Hitler’s youth): secret histories propose alternative causes for well-known events while holding the effects constant, at least in their main outlines...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (1-2): 136–138.
Published: 01 June 2015
... between alternate and “secret” histories (Singles’s main example of the latter is Beryl Bainbridge’s Young Adolf [1978], a novel about Hitler’s youth): secret histories propose alternative causes for well-known events while holding the effects constant, at least in their main outlines...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (1-2): 139–141.
Published: 01 June 2015
... is Beryl Bainbridge’s Young Adolf [1978], a novel about Hitler’s youth): secret histories propose alternative causes for well-known events while holding the effects constant, at least in their main outlines. New Books at a Glance 145 As suggested by the book’s...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (1-2): 141–143.
Published: 01 June 2015
... by the characters in the world of the novel. Eyal Segal, Tel Aviv University, Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics DOI 10.1215/03335372-2879811 Kathleen Singles, Alternate History: Playing...