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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (1): 39–78.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Theo Damsteegt It is argued that in internal focalization (e.g., interior monologue or internal sensory perception), the present tense serves to establish a seemingly direct, unmediated link with a character's mind. In reports of actions, too, the present tense may have this effect of providing a...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (4): 752–754.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., Lisa. 2006. Why We Read Fiction: Theory of Mind and the Novel. Columbus: Ohio State University Press. Wen Yongchao Sichuan International Studies University, China DOI 10.1215/03335372-7739197 754 Poetics Today 40:4 ...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 501–568.
Published: 01 September 2006
... redefined as a “mental equipment” with three components: (1) knowledge of works and oeuvres that serve as models and frames of reference ; (2) internalized strategies and conventions that govern production, reception, and communication; and (3) sets of values and interests that determine selection...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (2): 303–336.
Published: 01 June 2007
... coherence between surface and depth. This reading shows an emerging sense of self and self-knowledge based on the relationship between external act and internal intention. While using traditional medieval narrative forms, I argue, Abelard gives his story a modern-sounding autobiographical twist: that its...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (1): 51–79.
Published: 01 March 2010
.... The case study of novelization demonstrates that constrained writing is not simply a matter of obeying internal formal constraints, as is generally believed, but also of following external, institutional constraints: the latter are less known due to the fact that the most often cited and studied...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 251–284.
Published: 01 June 2010
... opposition, this baffling segment revolves in fact around a blank (the absence of any perceiving consciousness internal to the fictional world) and encourages the reader to fill it in by imaginatively moving into the fictional world with a virtual body (as defined by Maurice Merleau-Ponty). Porter...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (1): 91–135.
Published: 01 March 2004
... narrator as Proust's own vision of the world and the narrator's future masterpiece as the Search itself. Now these are not only mistakes, as evidence both internal and external clearly shows, but also consequential mistakes: they prevent us, that is, from understanding how the novel functions and from...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (1): 79–111.
Published: 01 March 2005
... establishment of a climate of normative sympathy between teller and receiver. Humorous novels, far longer and more complex than jokes, largely base the process of incongruity-resolution on an interplay of, on the one hand, text-internal coherence established by the persistent use of strong implicature in the...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 275–295.
Published: 01 June 2006
... of material. It is suggested that only by understanding the nature of ordinary people's constructions of their life histories, with their internal silences and mythologies, will scholars do full justice to the complexity and richness of Holocaust testimony. Porter Institute for Poetics and...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (1): 129–150.
Published: 01 March 2000
... more-notable poets in attendance as the “wild other” of academic verse culture,the event was an effort to stage a collective identity. The essay focuses its account of the conference—and the vast, internally-differentiated avant-garde represented there—through an analysis of Charles Olson's notorious...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (1): 151–186.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Andrés J. Nader This article considers the history of publication in Germany of poems from the National Socialist concentration camps. It also traces an international shift in attitude toward these poems, from neglect or suppression in the decades after World War II to a heightened interest and...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 435–452.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Afrikaans as a defiantly impure language of local and national dissent (neither black nor white, neither traditionally African nor Europeanly modern) pitted against global and international systems of an anglophone world order. Tradurre e Tradire: The Treason and Translation of Breyten Breytenbach Simon...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (4): 581–609.
Published: 01 December 2002
... linearity of narrative structures with the multiple paths made possible by the interactive nature of the digital text by distinguishing four forms of interactivity, which result from the cross-classification of two binaries: internal versus external interactivity; and exploratory versus ontological. Each of...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (3): 495–521.
Published: 01 September 2018
... , especially the narrative dynamics of “alien” Neanderthal focalization versus “naturalizing” Homo sapiens narration. Ultimately, The Inheritors reminds the cognitivist of how language-bound the readerly effects of estrangement and integration in internal focalization can be. Conversely, the same novel serves...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 223–241.
Published: 01 June 2020
... as her starting point the “opacity of mind” doctrine, found in the South Pacific and Melanesia, the author compares cultural practices originating in communities in which people think but do not talk publicly about others’ internal states, to those originating in communities in which people both...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 155–179.
Published: 01 March 2016
... internal fragmentation of the collective “we.” © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 we-narration first-person plural narratives postcolonial narratology Joseph Conrad Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o References Alber Jan 2013 “Unnatural Narratology: The Systematic Study...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (2): 227–244.
Published: 01 June 2008
... (the evolution of the horse). The perils of our weakness for narrative templates in trying to understand emergent behavior arise when understanding the internal nature of the process of emergence is critical to our choice-making behavior. This is especially the case when our health and well-being...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (4): 669–712.
Published: 01 December 2008
... International Samizdat [Research] Association is to find and work out possible solutions to overcome the decay of samizdat materials both physically and “virtually”—in the collective memory of the present and for the cultural memory of future generations. © 2009 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (1): 107–132.
Published: 01 March 2009
... homogeneous, metonymic image for the totality of life under Communism. In The Prague Orgy , Roth situates himself in stark opposition to the representational practices of Milan Kundera by resisting the easy sensationalism of such “writing for the West.” Roth prefers to give voice to an array of internal Czech...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (4): 635–652.
Published: 01 December 2009
... condensation aligns composition with atemporal conception, where the composition reveals itself to the mind as a full object, all of it graspable through inner vision, even anticipating its end prior to beginning. Granted, then, that, as a hypothesis for precision, composition requires an internal and external...