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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (1): 35–66.
Published: 01 March 2006
... the interrogatee back upon his own unaided internal resources’’ (Central Intelligence Agency 1997a [1963]: 86). The Kubark recommends that this feeling of isolation be culti- vated throughout the interrogation: ‘‘There should not be a telephone in the [interrogation] roomitisavisiblelink to the outside; its...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 273–293.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Naomi Rokotnitz This article contributes to studies of the heuristic, metacognitive, and social values of literary works by interrogating ways literary description can induce experiential involvement in the reading process through mobilizing what the neuropsychologists Maria Vandekerckhove and Jaak...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (3): 473–494.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Pieter Vermeulen In the last few years, the fields of utopian studies and memory studies have independently developed an interest in how a concern with the past can inform the imagining of alternative futures. Both fields have interrogated the present possibility of utopian projects that look...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 667–693.
Published: 01 December 2017
... reproduce specific events and their original responses. This article reveals how elisions of memory and story produce pathologies of embodiment in post-Shoah generations. Interrogating construction of physical bodies as archives, memory, and story, the article demonstrates how corporeality, memory...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 225–243.
Published: 01 June 2018
... toward increasing the participation of the reader, a more meta-representational and rhetorical conceptualization of ekphrasis is desirable. From a functional perspective, I argue that the traditional purpose of ekphrasis to interrogate ways of seeing has acquired new urgency in today’s media landscape...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 349–377.
Published: 01 June 2000
... to the standard texts of cyberfiction, particularly classics by Bruce Sterling and William Gibson. The difference shows that only by questioning narrative structure, interrogating the conventions of genre, and mapping a geography of real space that is closer to home can cyberpunk narratives stop reinscribing...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 265–286.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Alexandra Georgakopoulou Abstract Small stories research has recently been extended as a paradigm for interrogating the current storytelling boom on social media, which includes the design of stories as specific features on a range of platforms. This algorithmic engineering of stories has led...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (3): 499–526.
Published: 01 September 2007
... . This mode and that book particularly exerted a profound influence on Ludwig Wittgenstein, and in a fairly self-contained sector of his masterpiece, Philosophical Investigations , we see a modernized version of such self-interrogation in action. In his remarks on the experience of reading—a familiar...
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Poetics Today (2024) 45 (1): 17–44.
Published: 01 March 2024
... might seem applicable to most communicative situations we deem to be narrative, his definition is problematic in relation to literary fiction and fictional storytelling across different media. The article's examination of the key principles of Phelan's rhetorical theory thus leads to an interrogation...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (3): 595–601.
Published: 01 September 2008
.... In the modified Empsonian terms of this study, I can call them clichés because I can still see their “sleeping” metaphors, threatening to wake up. Beckett “inves- tigates” the connection between rhetoric and violence, he “interrogates” Christian parables, he “examines” the ways in which we...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 641–668.
Published: 01 December 2020
... to their fragmentation. Marven posits that traumatic events evi- dent in Mu¨ller s texts are caused by, and rooted in, physical experience: torture and interrogation, threat of violence, and, ultimately, death (53). These events preclude structural coherence. Therefore, both bilingualism and trauma might underlie...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (1): 23–47.
Published: 01 March 2021
... the historical and political conditions and functions of the teaching system in general (Derrida 2002: 97). But, in more general terms, the group also aimed to interrogate the ways in which the philosoph- ical institution, the teaching of philosophy, and the forms taken by the school system and the university...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (1-2): 1–14.
Published: 01 June 2023
..., force us to think about time in profoundly intimate and unsettling ways: from Barry's and Guimarães's interest in the Now, to Joosen's and Crossley's interrogations of the relational asynchronies of age disparities, and, finally, to Jewusiak's and Kruger's critiques of environmental and economic...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (1): 49–66.
Published: 01 March 2021
... of this line of questioning is less the interrogation of the legitimacy of the seminar publications, whose merits are intellectually unim- peachable, than it is the supplementary richness that reflection of this sort may open upon them. The insight that it may give into the notion of the seminar in general...
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Poetics Today (2024) 45 (1): 79–103.
Published: 01 March 2024
... opportunity for analyzing narrative environments and understanding the ways in which social and individual experience configure them. Indeed, in its broader interrogation of the process of narration, the novel emphasizes the island and ocean as particular environments that shape a narration whose form...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 413–433.
Published: 01 June 2001
... of cultural criticism. To take only one example, the recognition of a convergence between ethnographic and police interrogation results from one of the book’s most painful episodes. John is temporarily alienated from Sachs after he has been brutally interrogated by two policemen, who suspect him...
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Poetics Today (2024) 45 (2): 291–299.
Published: 01 June 2024
... can we learn from Kirschenbaum's and Dennett's potential scenarios, however hyperbolic they may be? Why should we care if what we are reading has been computer-generated? To be sure, I am not arguing that we should not care. Rather, I am arguing that we need to interrogate what exactly...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (4): 541–574.
Published: 01 December 2021
...), the conventionalized and standardized practice of metafiction. “Octet” consists of several pop quizzes, and in “Pop Quiz 9” the narrator reflects on his work and its function. He wants the pop quizzes “to break the textual fourth wall and kind of address (or ‘interrogate’) the reader directly” (147n2). Yet...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (2): 281–303.
Published: 01 June 2005
... poesy has thus flowered from one germinal connection. It is from another text of Shalamov’s that I have borrowed the ironic use of ‘‘poesy’’ for the Stalinist police interrogators’ inventions. In ‘‘The Neck- lace of Princess Gagarin Shalamov mentions a prisoner, Dr. Mirolyubov, who has not been...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 431–449.
Published: 01 June 2006
... delivered to an assembly of one—the so-called (mistakenly, we are suggesting) ‘‘interviewer That sort of ‘‘delivery’’ (revealing the limits of metaphor) is not what we have in mind. Similarly, an interview, as we define it, is not an interrogation. In those sorts of encounters, an ‘‘interviewer...