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Poetics Today (1 June 2014) 35 (1-2): 173–189.
Published: 01 June 2014
... Glicksohn Bar-Ilan University, Department of Criminology Chanita Goodblatt Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Department of Foreign Literatures and Linguistics David West, I. A. Richards and the Rise of Cognitive Stylistics. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2013. vii 1145 pp. I. A. (Ivor Armstrong...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2014) 35 (3): 383–397.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Monika Adamczyk-Garbowska The article focuses on Julian Stryjkowski's best-known novel, Voices in the Darkness , analyzed in the context of this leading Jewish Polish writer's biography and his complicated linguistic and cultural position. A special emphasis is placed on the author's use of the...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2002) 23 (4): 633–656.
Published: 01 December 2002
...M. Angeles Martínez This study investigates linguistic differences between two fictional narrative texts—one a revision of the other—by Thomas Pynchon. New syntactic and lexical choices made by Pynchon when rewriting his early short story “Under the Rose” as chapter 3 in the novel V . are analyzed...
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Poetics Today (1 February 2018) 39 (1): 159–181.
Published: 01 February 2018
... preconditions of modern style can be suggestively combined with Mikhail M. Bakhtin’s theory of the inherent multiplicity of novelistic discourse and Richard Walsh’s pragmatic theory of narrative “voice” to produce a core definition of style. Style is (1) a linguistic mode of social relation; (2) one of several...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2019) 40 (1): 81–103.
Published: 01 March 2019
... incompatibility and incongruence. Between two powerful superfluities – of language and of the real – this article situates the poetic text in the space made by a pincer movement. First it discusses linguistic excess – the realization that there is nothing outside text, that reality is always linguistically...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2019) 40 (2): 189–213.
Published: 01 June 2019
... corpus of novels in which various design features (such as layout) and semiotic systems (such as pictures or maps) offer experiences that are not linguistically shaped. They observe that these additional modal and material resources can strengthen or weaken what readers infer from the written words in...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2014) 35 (1-2): 117–171.
Published: 01 June 2014
... Morton Levitt (2006) and Pericles Lewis (2007). One of the most common but seldom tested presuppositions about the alleged “inward turn” is that the linguistic innovations of the modernist period helped portray the mental states of characters in a more advanced manner. This article reviews the debates on...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2017) 38 (4): 635–666.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of language known as comparative grammar. In this regard, scholars have failed to give due consideration to the fact that Proust was related to one of the most celebrated linguists of his time, Michel Bréal. As Proust would have learned from his cousin’s public lectures and published works, there are...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2011) 32 (1): 129–169.
Published: 01 March 2011
... explores the expression of highly emotional experience in private letters, written at the time by professional literary writers and now available in print. Starting from existing linguistic, stylistic, and narrative studies of verbal emotional expression, a selection of representative epistolary texts is...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2014) 35 (3): 211–224.
Published: 01 September 2014
... cumulative, is also evident in recent studies of modern Yiddish literature that pay close attention to linguistic dimensions of Yiddish writing. This is exemplified by the subjects that have engaged scholars of modern Yiddish literature over the past two decades: canon formation, translation theory and...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2000) 21 (3): 479–502.
Published: 01 September 2000
... theoretical debate. The debate, in this case, concerns the status of visuality in linguistic texts. This is a happy coincidence, since this is a hotly debated issue in today's humanities. After the linguistic and anthropological turns, we are now in the middle of the visual turn. In an attempt to articulate...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2009) 30 (1): 133–151.
Published: 01 March 2009
... hypothesis that, since totalitarianism was a purely linguistic phenomenon, a linguistic act would be the most efficient means to subvert and finally destroy it. Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2009 Baudrillard, Jean 1988 “Simulations and Simulacra,” in Selected Writings , edited by...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2016) 37 (4): 579–603.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Liisa Steinby In this article, the questions of narrative temporality and narrative subjectivity in Gérard Genette's Narrative Discourse are examined, with special attention to the underlying basis of Genette's conceptual apparatus. The idea of basing concepts in narrative theory on linguistics...
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Poetics Today (1 February 2017) 38 (1): 123–140.
Published: 01 February 2017
... unidirectional process requires an additional mechanism for it to be fully realized. The authors survey and analyze several empirical findings that can be accounted for by this proposal. Then the authors introduce and discuss the ways the linguistic structure in which the metaphor is embedded may function as the...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2017) 38 (3): 519–548.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Jessica Merrill The article seeks to establish the intellectual history of the Russian formalists' concept of poetic language. Focusing on Roman Jakobson and the Moscow Linguistic Circle, it argues that the study of poetic language drew on Alexander Veselovsky's Historical Poetics, historical...
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Poetics Today (1 February 2018) 39 (1): 17–39.
Published: 01 February 2018
.... The theoretical framework draws from Monika Fludernik’s (1993) pioneering cognitive-narratological theory of schematic speech and thought representation, suggesting that this linguistic theory should be modified to encompass a pertinent theme in the Western novelistic tradition. Copyright © 2018...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2018) 39 (3): 495–521.
Published: 01 September 2018
... between two paradigms, reflects the actual positions of the authors of this essay: Mäkelä and Polvinen are both proponents of an approach that acknowledges the inherent syntheticity and linguistic overdeterminedness of a literary narrative as well as its “natural” enactivist pull toward bodily immersion...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2019) 40 (2): 235–268.
Published: 01 June 2019
... approaches to multimodality developed in the Saussure/Hjelmslev linguistic tradition have still not succeeded in anchoring embodiment in their theoretical frameworks in anything more than a schematic fashion. The goal of this article is to redress this balance and construct a semiotic theory of multimodality...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2011) 32 (3): 403–460.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Mark J. Bruhn Theory of literature, literary criticism and interpretation, literary and cultural history, semiotics of culture, linguistics, rhetoric and communications, cultural anthropology, cognitive studies, translation theory:... the common denominator of all this diversity is the ambition to...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2011) 32 (3): 489–520.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Ellen Spolsky The project of describing how people understand each other’s unspoken motivations, beliefs, commitments, and intentions had been housed in departments of linguistics or philosophy until about twenty-five years ago, when some developmental cognitive scientists intervened with different...