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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 255–272.
Published: 01 June 2017
... and prototypes for efficient processing of the text. These indeterminacies do not, however, disturb readers or cause dissonance. Rather, they are advantageous, as they allow the constant accommodation of new incoming facts. In contrast to what is assumed by traditional reader response theories, gaps left...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (3): 561–590.
Published: 01 September 2000
... of that mastery by the indeterminacy of their scope. Moreover, all categories of “key” statement—descriptive,autobiographical, and ars-poetic alike—are deprived of their“purchase” on the text by our chronic inability to distinguish instances of “use” from instances of “mention” in“The Skaters.” Such an account...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (4): 675–691.
Published: 01 December 2006
... die Form des Romans,” in Medium Aevum Vivum: Festschrift für Walter Bulst , edited by Hans Robert Jauss and Dieter Schaller, 279 -304 (Heidelberg: Winter). 1971 “Indeterminacy and the Reader's Response in Prose Fiction,” in Miller 1971: 1 -45. 1972 “Die Lesserrolle in Fieldings Joseph...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 675–685.
Published: 01 December 2016
... — and by its own terms, since gaps, failure, indeterminacy are central to Spolsky’s vision of the way all organic life, including our own sociocultural ecology, works when it’s working sufficiently well. Spolsky has been a long-time specialist in gaps. Ever since her important Gaps in Nature (1993), she...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 605–639.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Franz Kafka “The Judgment” performativity indirect speech acts indeterminacy References Allington Daniel 2008 “How to Do Things with Literature: Blasphemous Speech Acts, Satanic Intentions, and the Uncommunicativeness of Verses,” Poetics Today 29 . 3 : 473 – 523...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (3): 651–668.
Published: 01 September 2001
... 1945 “Un coup de dés ne jamais n'abolira le hasard,” in Oeuvres completes , 455 -77 (Paris:Gallimard). 1982 Selected Poetry and Prose , edited by Mary Ann Caws (New York:Directions). Perloff, Marjorie 1983 The Poetics of Indeterminacy (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 763–767.
Published: 01 December 2017
... their forgetting of vocab- ulary (‘operabattle’) previously automatically and unthinkingly available to them” (162). In “After the Ball” such a moment of defamiliarization does not inaugurate an ongoing process of development but changes a life forever. Somoff’s is an original study of narrative indeterminacy...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (3): 541–545.
Published: 01 September 2004
... that textuality is a condition from which we cannot escape. Nonetheless, it also defines how individuals can imagine new ways of articulating their present circumstances without appealing simply to an unending indeterminacy’’ (68); • ‘‘recuperates hope from textual dead ends precisely by mining...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 251–284.
Published: 01 June 2010
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 561–589.
Published: 01 December 2014
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (2): 191–205.
Published: 01 June 2003
... partakes of the nature of its object of study. A scientific explanation can possibly prove the indeterminacy of some object or process in the world. But the proof is not the same as with literary interpretation (and I did...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 331–351.
Published: 01 June 2010
... or process and the con- nective asher as a reference to personal or thematic identity (who, what) (see LaCoque and Ricoeur 1998: 316, 324); • the rhetorical value of the idem per idem construction, conveying either indeterminacy or intensification (see Vriezen 1950...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (3): 671–689.
Published: 01 September 2001
... ghost seems more than ever a protean shape-shifter, a pal- pable presence not ever to be grasped in its essence.What’s more the essays alert us to certain indeterminacies in the idea of the ‘‘transcultural In our era of globalized communication, most of our cultural activity is transcul- tural...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (1): 203–206.
Published: 01 March 2011
...- ton’s “Mr. Betwixt-and-­ ­Between: The Poetics of Narrative Indeterminacy in Stevenson’s Kidnapped and David Balfour” is insightful into the relations between the two novels, with their continuous fictional world, and specifi- cally on the abrupt ending of Kidnapped. All this, however, is rather...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (1): 206–209.
Published: 01 March 2011
...-and-­ ­Between: The Poetics of Narrative Indeterminacy in Stevenson’s Kidnapped and David Balfour” is insightful into the relations between the two novels, with their continuous fictional world, and specifi- cally on the abrupt ending of Kidnapped. All this, however, is rather tenu- ously related...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (4): 611–631.
Published: 01 December 2002
... the dialogic narration of Jip and Zab typing into the same computer file in Xorandor, there seems to be no way for the reader to attribute the text he or she is reading to an identifiable source within that text. This supports Rimmon-Kenan’s contention that ‘‘Thru links narrators with indeterminacy...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 183–199.
Published: 01 February 2018
...; Pignagnoli 2012 – 14; Wolf 2006. It is perhaps also worth mentioning that Genette’s paratext is ambiguous by definition, being grounded in a metaphor (the threshold) that highlights its own indeterminacy. 7. In my 2013 paper I point out that simply listing paratexts as resources of narrative com...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (1): 209–211.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Indeterminacy in Stevenson’s Kidnapped and David Balfour” is insightful into the relations between the two novels, with their continuous fictional world, and specifi- cally on the abrupt ending of Kidnapped. All this, however, is rather tenu- ously related to the subject of this volume, unless Kidnapped...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (1): 151–158.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Verver face a tragic problem of indeterminacy. What does everything denote? In the end, their attempts to possess everything leave them with nothing. An epilogue on E. M. Forster s gay novel Maurice (1971) distinguishes between the bad logic of literature and the good logic of law.Mathemat- ical...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 497–516.
Published: 01 December 2016
...: The Case of Contemporary Poetry,” Poetics 41 . 5 : 501 – 23 . Fairhall Scott L. Ishai Alumit 2008 “Neural Correlates of Object Indeterminacy in Art Compositions,” Consciousness and Cognition 17 . 3 : 923 – 32 . Freedberg David Gallese Vittorio 2007 “Motion...