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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 161–169.
Published: 01 June 2004
..., Victor 1988 Lost in a Book (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press). Polhemus, Robert M., and Roger B. Henkle, eds. 1994 Critical Reconstructions: The Relationship of Fiction and Life (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press). Singer, Dorothy G., and Jerome L. Singer, eds. 2001 Handbook...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 205–240.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Els Andringa The aim of this study is to investigate how reading experiences intertwine fiction and life and how such experiences change over time. Twelve reading autobiographies of young, motivated readers (age range twenty-two to thirty-two; six men, six women) were analyzed using qualitative...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 241–263.
Published: 01 June 2004
... of literary reading and their meaning in terms of coping with daily life and in terms of a person's biography]. In the first, ethnographic part of this study, six volunteer readers (who had spontaneously purchased a recently published novel) observed their own reading practices. The subjects were interviewed...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (3): 527–570.
Published: 01 September 2007
...: Clarendon). Bostridge, Mark 2004 Lives for Sale: Biographer's Tales (London: Continuum). Boswell, James 1953 [1791] Life of Johnson (London: Oxford University Press). Briggs, Julia, 1995 “ Virginia Woolf and the `Proper Writing of Lives,' ” in Batchelor 1995: 245 -65. Clifford, James...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 778–781.
Published: 01 December 2017
... and the real world (seen as a context of production and communication). Thus this book reminds one of Bernard Lahire’s work, especially Franz Kafka: E´le´ments pour une the´orie de la cre´ation litte´raire (2010), about the interaction between the life and the work of the author — another seminal research...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 183–199.
Published: 01 February 2018
... sometimes can be more revealing than using one. Narrative Theory and the Brief and Wondrous Life of Post-Postmodern Fiction Virginia Pignagnoli University of Turin Abstract As we enter a new literary period succeeding postmodernism, the models and methods of our theories are called into question...
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Published: 01 December 2023
Figure 2 The Devil Striking Witches out of the Book of Life, and Inscribing them in the Book of Death , woodcut, in Francesco Maria Guazzo's Compendium maleficarum , Milan: Apud Haeredes August. Tradati, 1608. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library. More
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 681–709.
Published: 01 December 2000
... of his novels: “If you should ever need my life, then come and take it.”In terms of her relationship with Trigorin, Nina mixes the roles of addresser and addressee, confessing her love for him through his own published words. In terms of Chekhov's text, this scene is a crucial element in a play designed...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 475–513.
Published: 01 June 2001
... shows how the comics critically engage with participants' desires for the modernity and success associated with urban lifestyles as well as life skills. It also highlights Heart to Heart 's differences from many other rural culture-for-development projects elsewhere in southern Africa, including theater...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 363–385.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Anne Rüggemeier Abstract Focusing on Maggie Nelson's Bluets (2009) and Han Kang's The White Book (2016), this contribution explores how contemporary life writers critically engage with the causally and temporally bound form of narrative through the use of story-critical forms such as lists...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (1-2): 181–204.
Published: 01 June 2023
... , the second book in the series: “Page 43 / you will read / differently if / there are 94 to the book / than if there are just / 45, What about / 523 what then / little hen.” Notorious for his massive tomes of verse, Silliman establishes an analogy between the length of his life and the length of his work...
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Published: 01 September 2022
Figure 2 Example of Instapoem tagged under #authenticpoems, stating that “Life is tough because you are.” Posted by @santheswan June 5, 2019, accessed and screenshot June 6, 2019. More
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (4): 741–759.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Family Therapy 19 , no. 1 : 41 – 55 . Brewer John 2010 “ Microhistory and the Histories of Everyday Life ,” Cultural and Social History: The Journal of the Social History Society 7 , no. 1 : 87 – 109 . Certeau Michel de 1986 Heterologies: Discourse...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (2): 319–353.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Evelyn Chew; Alex Mitchell This article explores the role of interactivity in a “natively” digital life story. The human-computer interaction is an essential component in these life stories. Phenomenologically, interactivity permeates the user’s experience of the life story, potentially integrating...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (3): 377–394.
Published: 01 September 2019
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 261–279.
Published: 01 June 2020
... of Narrative Studies 4 , suppl. 1 : s172 – 89 . www.degruyter.com/view/j/fns.2018.4.issue-s1/fns-2018-0037/fns-2018-0037.xml?format=INT . de Certeau Michel . 1984 . The Practice of Everyday Life . Berkeley : University of California Press . Derrida Jacques . 2001 . “ What...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (3): 175–200.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Daniel Just While not all literary fictions teach us valuable truths about life and the world, this expectation is what makes most of us read them. Literary texts communicate their truths in various ways, but what all of them have in common is that their truths are irreducible to unequivocal...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (2): 303–336.
Published: 01 June 2007
... for a new way of life in a new community for the inner self who is truly seeking God. Thus, like Augustine before and Rousseau after him, Abelard writes about his own life with a philosophical aim: to display the nature of what it is to be human and to make claims about how human life ought to be lived...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (1-2): 205–230.
Published: 01 June 2023
...Daniel Dufournaud Abstract If speed is a cornerstone of contemporary life, then one of the most difficult hurdles to overcome in the fight against agism is the fact that senescence entails a slowing down of the human body and mind. The question this essay asks is whether this form of life can...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 283–304.
Published: 01 June 2004
..., The Blair Witch Project , and Scream —were content analyzed. Of the papers, 46 percent reported an effect on bedtime behavior (e.g., sleep disturbances) and 75 percent reported effects on waking life (e.g., anxiety in related situations). Among the prominent effects on waking life were difficulty swimming...