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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 (2018) 39 (4): 741–759.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Reflections ,” Journal of Feminist 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...
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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
... . 1984 . The Practice of Everyday Life . Berkeley : University of California Press . Derrida Jacques . 2001 . “ What Is a ‘Relevant’ Translation? ,” translated by Venuti Lawrence . Critical Inquiry 27 , no. 2 : 174 – 200 . Fenton Rebekah . 2019 . “ When Doctors Unlearn...
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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...
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 (2017) 38 (4): 778–781.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Zachary Tavlin Wills David , Inanimation: Theories of Inorganic Life . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2016 . xiii + 318 pp. Copyright © 2017 Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2017 778 Poetics Today 38:4 them, but also impacted them and in return...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 183–199.
Published: 01 February 2018
..., Framings, and Framing Borders in Literature and Other Media .” In Framing Borders in Literature and Other Media , edited by Wolf Werner Bernhart Walter , 1 – 40 ( Amsterdam : Rodopi ). Narrative Theory and the Brief and Wondrous Life of Post-Postmodern Fiction Virginia Pignagnoli...
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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 (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 (2008) 29 (1): 155–173.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Nancy Pedri An examination of the use of photography in Roland Barthes by Roland Barthes sheds light on how the photographic documentary is secured in life writing. I argue that photographs in life writing invite readers to look beyond what is imaged to their own private experiences rather than...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (1): 107–132.
Published: 01 March 2009
... of the broader politics of representing life behind the iron curtain. It argues that Philip Roth's sustained professional engagement with the Czech socialist experience can be read as his critical refusal to take part in the dominant U.S. narrative of Eastern European suffering and oppression. The essay analyzes...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (1): 81–106.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Darcia Narvaez Narratives are embedded in human biology. Each individual's emotional system is shaped by early experience and can be viewed as a biosocial personal grammar for the social life. A child builds a biosocial grammar initially from caregiver treatment. Caregivers and cultures help...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 205–222.
Published: 01 June 2020
.... Elsewhere, both temporally and culturally, theory of mind is certainly present and useful but not always prized in social life and does not animate expressive culture to the same extent. Such societies are structured by kinship sociality that presumes relatively stable identity and valorizes guileless...