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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 569–596.
Published: 01 September 2006
... (1994: 160), who claims that Rushdie ‘‘has created a language of his own that transcends any English that has been spiced with Indian words and expressions Bharucha (ibid.: 161) asserts specifically that ‘‘Rushdie has liberated Indian EnglishfromitsfalsePuritanism, its fake gentility Clark Blaise...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 549–568.
Published: 01 September 2017
... soldier, Captain John Por- teous, who had received an overlenient sentence for the murder of a prisoner. Referring repeatedly to “the settled purpose of the rioters” (ibid.: 68) and “the settled purpose of soul with which they sought [Porteous’s] destruction” (ibid Scott (ibid.: 59 – 60) says of this...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (3): 465–505.
Published: 01 September 2010
... became “lost in the world of men” (ibid By the end of chapter 2, Slothrop does escape Pointsman’s machinations to chase for himself the secrets of the rocket, his past, and the official inter- ests in both. He encounters anarchists who celebrate the war’s dissolution of borders and laws, eager to...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 379–391.
Published: 01 June 2000
... languages actually spoken in the everyday contexts of their production (see, in particular, ibid.: Bakhtin a b: Regard- ing the conception of lyric poetry as private, emotionalized, and highly personal—in short...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 605–634.
Published: 01 December 2017
... distinction between stories that people tell about their own lives and commonly available narratives that are the resources peo- ple use to construct their own stories” (ibid.: 14). This ties in with our view of the two-way interaction between narrative templates circulating in a com- munity and personal...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (2): 289–321.
Published: 01 June 2011
... theory” (ibid.: 112). In this way she positions her theory against what she sees as the lingering “Cartesian mind/body dualism” that treats emotion as the evaluative, interpretive outcome of cognitive processes, and affect as the “visceral arousal” that provides cognition with its “raw...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (2): 151–159.
Published: 01 June 2003
... use of this term helps Adler and Gross (ibid.: buttress the charge that we, as editors, have subsumed the heterogeneity of the spe- cial issue under the ‘‘homogenizing label cognitivism’’ (their italics). How- ever, that...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (2): 327–351.
Published: 01 June 2016
... ideas as what constitutes reality” (ibid.: 2). Faced with twenty-first-century chal- lenges — the prospect of ecological catastrophe, the increasing technologiza- tion of the lifeworld, and so forth — there is a sense in which, so say The Speculative Turn’s editors, the antirealist position “now...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (1): 35–66.
Published: 01 March 2006
... perception, suffers from ahistoricity and essentialism, since it is based on the belief that objects exist in a ‘‘unitary, atemporal way’’ prior to being temporarily made strange by the artist (ibid.: 71).3 These charges against estrangement are part of a larger critique of Shklovsky’s Formalist school...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 351–386.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Thomas Warton. While these works signaled that ‘‘the age of taste and genius had come’’ by creating a ‘‘more pleasing species of erudition they also orientated literary history toward a ‘‘barren antiquarianism In a brief but informed discus- sion of contemporary historiographical practices, he (ibid...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (4): 795–805.
Published: 01 December 2007
... narratives achieve their effects) because of highly specialized and complex vocabulary. Such “infelicitous coinages” (ibid.) as “hetero- diegetic narration . . . and homodiegetic narration” (x)—introduced by the dean of narrative theory, Gérard Genette—“have the unfortunate effect .  For earlier...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (3): 471–516.
Published: 01 September 2003
... this way There is a connection between ‘‘short’’ and ‘‘impressionist The short story captured what the painter Jacques Raverat called in a let- ter to Woolf ‘‘splashessplashes in the outer air in every direction’’ (cited in Q. Bell Painting’s atemporal quality, which Quentin Bell (ibid.) qualifies...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (3): 175–200.
Published: 01 September 2015
... he does not know or because he prefers not to say): “What then shall we choose? Weight or lightness?” (ibid.: 5). This technique of questions and answers is soon reapplied to the narrated world and action.3 The narrator tells the story of the meeting and first passionate involvement between two...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (1): 1–37.
Published: 01 March 2005
... be ‘‘unnatural to present the most free way of speaking in that which is the most con- strained1 Verse, Dryden (ibid.: 89) held, is ‘‘an Art which appears; but it appears only like the shadowings of Painture, which being to cause the rounding of it, cannot be absent Shadowing is a technique, a...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 423–433.
Published: 01 June 2000
... valid categorizations of my literary colleagues’ work with J. L. Austin or that ‘‘the most striking problem with Petrey’s study is that he simply doesn’t understand Austin well’’ (ibid.: provides a reliable overview of my own. I...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 131–158.
Published: 01 February 2018
... viewpoint, about narratives without signifi- cant anachronies since they produce no tension, or “friction,” between the narrational and the narrated sequences. For Segal (ibid “a chronological narrative is, in principle, as legitimate and interesting an object of analysis as any other (e.g...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (2): 237–255.
Published: 01 June 2009
... two voices in first-person narrative, the voice of the narrating I and a voice that does not belong to any character.” He calls the second voice “the impersonal voice of the narra- tive” (ibid.: 139) and maintains that the “I, Ishmael” of Moby-Dick “does not exist before the impersonal voice of...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 363–391.
Published: 01 June 2017
...): “The beginnings of confusion with us in England are at present feeble enough; but with you, we have seen an infancy still more feeble, growing by moments into a strength to heap mountains upon mountains, and to wage war with Heaven itself ” (ibid.: 154). France poses an existential threat to...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (1): 133–151.
Published: 01 March 2009
... (ibid.: 122) points out, the very participation of the intelligentsia in this game, its attempt at resis- tance through simulation, was already making it unfree: “In the situation of double conspiracy—no real opposition could exist” (ibid.: 129). It is this unique status of the Bulgarian...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (3): 527–570.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., to which Johnson’s answer is: almost anyone. “I have often thought that there has rarely passed a life of which a judicious and faithful narrative would not be useful,” he says (ibid.: 41). He takes particular issue with those who hold that a writer is an inappropriate...