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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (1): 131–134.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Eyal Segal Punday Daniel , Five Strands of Fictionality: The Institutional Construction of Contemporary American Fiction . Columbus : Ohio State University Press , 2010 . viii + 240 pp . © 2012 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2012 New Books at a Glance...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (1): 49–66.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Adam R. Rosenthal In this article the author explores how the problem of the seminar enters into the work of Jacques Derrida. He shows how it emerges not only within the context of the teaching institution but also as a conceptual thematic with a history far in excess of the educational...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 March 2001
... on his institutional position; for Ducrot or Maingueneau, drawing on Aristotle, the image of the orator is built by the discourse itself. Analyzing political as well as literary texts, this essay takes into account the institutional position of the speaker; his “prior ethos” (the image his audience has...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (1): 51–79.
Published: 01 March 2010
... literature. The essay presents, first, some aspects of the genre, which is less simple or homogeneous than may appear. Second, it discusses a seminal article that has opened the mainly form-oriented domain of constrained writing to the broader field of cultural and institutional constraints: R. A. Peterson's...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (1): 129–150.
Published: 01 March 2000
... performance. Olson's reading is considered by some a tour de force and by others a drunken ramble. This essay interprets it as an attempt to articulate an institution and contends that its excesses derive from his simultaneously marginal and central positioning as the “boss poet”of a community committed...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (1): 17–50.
Published: 01 March 2010
... creation of terms, keywords, genres, structures, and institutions as it is the production of new literary objects. The ideas of cybervisionaries Paul Otlet, Vannevar Bush, and Ted Nelson, foundational to the electronic storage, recovery, and processing of texts, go beyond practical insights and can be seen...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 731–736.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Bohumil Fořt Doležel Lubomír , Heterocosmica II. Fikční světy postmoderní české prózy (Heterocosmica II: Fictional Worlds of Postmodern Czech Prose) . Prague : Karolinum , 2014 . 190 pp. Copyright © 2017 Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2017 References Doležel...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (3): 429–451.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Copyright © 2019 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2019 ...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (3): 417–436.
Published: 01 September 2020
... and early twenty-first centuries. © 2020 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2020 jazz sacred postsecular improvisation liturgy fragilization References Armstrong Louis . 1940 . “ Cain and Abel, ” Louis and His Orchestra , Decca , LP. Armstrong Louis...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (3): 327–360.
Published: 01 September 2013
... and sociality, and memory. The article concludes by underlining the difference between incorporating “brains in literature” and placing “literature in the brain.” Brains in Literature/Literature in the Brain Francisco Ortega Institute for Social Medicine, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Philosophy...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (1): 173–180.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Gal Hertz galhertz@gmail.com Amir Eshel , Poetic Thinking Today: An Essay . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2019 . xvi + 219 pp. Copyright © 2022 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2022 Amir Eshel has an ambitious project, which he began formulating...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 287–297.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., in response, can institute new effects. Copyright © 2018 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2018 ekphrasis epistemology image polysemy quotation References Balzac Honoré de , 1974 [1830] Sarrasine , translated by Miller Richard , in Barthes 1974 [1970...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (1): 59–79.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of cognitive capitalism, the increasing casualization of intellectual labor creates the conditions for unstructured, unrestrained, and deterritorialized flows of thought that escape the constraints placed on those in the institution. By harnessing literature’s subversive potential, literary studies can use...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 619–640.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Yael Zarhy-Levo This article engages with the issue of the factors determining theatrical prominence, endorsing the “institutional approach.” In discussing the major mediating role played by theater reviewers in the canonization of individual playwrights, the article focuses particularly on two...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (1): 23–47.
Published: 01 March 2021
... of teaching, and of the institution of philosophy inasmuch as it functions as a reproductive machine. This work of deconstruction is done in the seminar notably through readings of Marx, Engels, and Althusser, with special attention to the concepts of ideology, reproduction, and sexual difference. © 2021...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (1): 9–21.
Published: 01 March 2021
... of institutions. It is a gesture that puts before us and on the line the mortal face of the “glorious body” sublated by philosophy and its teaching. © 2021 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2021 life/death Nietzsche François Jacob program death penalty Jacques Derrida References...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (1): 81–106.
Published: 01 March 2010
... is their conceptualization of writing as a craft and a profession and their infrequent but functional use of explicitly normative language. Finally, the role of the genre's highly influential institutional context in the handbooks' formulation of generic norms and constraints is considered as well. This article ultimately...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (3): 437–472.
Published: 01 September 2008
...David Herman Description, narrative , and explanation can be viewed both as cognitive activities and as forms of communication, that is, text types embedded within sociocultural, institutional, and discipline-specific histories of practice. I relate these three text-type categories to research...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (1): 89–106.
Published: 01 March 2009
... a definition of samizdat, which was missing in the KGB memo. The differences between the two documents allow a glimpse of their respective institutional thinking about samizdat. Andropov's document implied that the samizdat phenomenon was so widespread that the repressive apparatus could not cope...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 293–318.
Published: 01 June 2000
... of redescription, a mode of knowledge, and how the claims made for it by the various disciplines say something about their own opera-tions, limitations,and presuppositions. By examining the diverse ways narrative is inflected in different institutional settings, we might also discover something about our concern...