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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 (2020) 41 (1): 59–81.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Johanna Winant In this article, the author argues that we should understand Walt Whitman’s catalog as a poetic form that is also a logical form — enumerative induction. Whitman’s catalogs — his characteristic technique of generating long lists — have long been recognized as central to his poetics...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 March 2022
... to a catastrophic event, Hurricane Sandy, while also considering the broader implications for the interplay between narrative form and radical climate change. The primary focus is on the relevance of narrative forms such as lists and catalogs, gaps in language and in the storyworld, and plotted instances...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 565–577.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Bal and Claus Clüver. BOOK REVIEWS Book reviews and review articles are titled; pieces in the New Books at a Glance section are not. The head matter gives the author’s name, the title and subtitle, and the facts of publication. (Use the first place of publication listed on the title page...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 425–428.
Published: 01 June 2022
... narratological inquiry may be extended toward the machines of computational media. Anne Rüggemeier is postdoctoral research fellow at the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS), Germany. As a member of the ERC-funded project Lists in Literature and Culture, she investigates the multiple ways...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (1): 7–31.
Published: 01 March 2019
... all’indice Manzoni ‘Via I promessi sposi da scuola’ .” March 24 . International Literacy Association 2015 “ Young Adults’ Choices: 2015 Reading List .” www.literacyworldwide.org/docs/default-source/reading-lists/young-adults-choices/young-adults-choices-reading-list-2015.pdf?sfvrsn4...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (3): 423–437.
Published: 01 September 2003
... lists do much more than cite or briefly acknowledge Stanzel’s work. Paul Ricoeur and Wallace Chafe are exceptional in that they describe at some length and engage critically with Stanzel’s project and categories, and there is a paragraph in Gail Finney’s essay in Neverending Stories...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (1): 117–139.
Published: 01 March 2020
... of fiction, he remarks in the Contemporary Literature interview, listing Pale Fire, Ulysses, and The Sound and the Fury among them. These books open out onto some larger mystery. I don t know what to call it. Maybe Hermann Broch would call it the word beyond speech (DeLillo 1982a: 26). As with Witt...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 201–219.
Published: 01 February 2018
... — as ultimately making our lives seem ever less memorable and “personal”—manifests itself perhaps most clearly in the two novelists’ styles. On the sentence level My Struggle is 208 Poetics Today 39:1 organized as a parataxis of repetitions, lists, and synonyms.7 There is not only an intense precision...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (4): 575–595.
Published: 01 December 2021
... a clearly regulated, recognizable, and replicated formula will enable distance from the writer's personal expression. For avant-garde movements it has offered a means for merging life and art. 8 In all recipes, such experimental poetic traits as listing, repetition, combination, permutation...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (3): 669–670.
Published: 01 September 2001
... publishing my essay ‘‘The Use and Abuse of Speech-Act Theory in Criticism’’ (Gorman in these pages, two errors have come to my at- tention, one major, the other minor. The major error was repeatedly to include Richard Ohmann’s name in lists of those literary theorists who have undertaken to discuss...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (2): 361–362.
Published: 01 June 2002
... every single word to the explanatory passage. But the most daring and ironic of all is Thiem’s list of imagined groups working the Universal Library (UL) cult. Also worth mentioning is the extremely useful appendix, which lists the most important Web sites, theoretical as well as creative...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (1): 151–159.
Published: 01 March 2005
... miscategorizations or omissions will shake his figures, but I note that in British Fiction 1750–1770: A Chronological Check-List of Prose Fic- tionPrintedinBritainandIreland(1987) he includes George Psalmanazar’s Memoirs (Memoirs of Commonly Known by the Name of George Psalmanazar). For Raven to call the book...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (3): 433–463.
Published: 01 September 2010
...). But the version presented here is our own attempt to make explicit what is otherwise often implicit and apparently intuitive, as in the Photofit example we discuss below. The jigsaw model of vividness starts with the writer observing or imag- ining the face and then listing features of that face...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (4): 611–613.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of Communication ,” Sign Systems Studies 33 ( 1 ): 175 – 89 . Lotman Mihhail 2002 “ Umwelt and Semiosphere ,” Sign Systems Studies 30 ( 1 ): 33 – 40 . Peirce Charles S. 1984 [1867] “ On a New List of Categories ,” in Writings of Charles S. Peirce: A Chronological Edition , vol...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 317–320.
Published: 01 June 2021
... . To counter this overload and make the data digestible, writers start using the coding of the archive and database. Digitization strips events of their qualities and transforms them into digits that are easy to process. These quantitative techniques generate novels composed of concatenations, endless lists...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 431–449.
Published: 01 June 2006
... and what particular theories and methods of interviewing suggest ought to happen. Of course, this is not true in every case.There are overall differences, for example, between inter- views that are based on ‘‘closed’’ questions (e.g., pure survey research in which ‘‘interviewers’’ bring a list...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (4): 669–692.
Published: 01 December 2009
... refers to Magné’s (1989: 23) fantasia on the names in that chapter, in which it is pointed out that Anne Breidel’s calorie notebook contains a list of items beginning with C and S. It seems that the list was composed to underline the initial letters rather than to reflect a particular diet. So...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (3): 565–593.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., and the reading public, there is an extensive body of scholarship in German (selectively listed in Gross 2000 and 2005); one might note that a specifically German inflection of such scholarship can be discerned in the use of terms such as “Mentalitätsgeschichte” and “Kul- turtechnik” (again, in Nies 1991...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 149–172.
Published: 01 June 2021
... of how and how much these reading modes actually are social is more vexed than may first appear. In particular, I aim to challenge three tendencies characteristic of discourses on new media cultures in mainstream media such as the ones listed above: (1) to assume that all activities performed on so...