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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 181–213.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., in the way the interlocutors handle the question and answer form typical of media interviews. Through struggle for the interview's control but also through cooperation, the interviewer and interviewee produce a physical, psychological, and intellectual portrait of the interviewee. Literariness is also...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (1): 67–96.
Published: 01 March 2006
... into the literary aspect of these phenomena, very little has been written on their pictorial incarnation. Focusing on Malevich's late paintings of Russian peasants and his 1933 Self-Portrait, I try to trace the complex art historical moment of the late 1920s and early 1930s and map out the representational...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (4): 719–751.
Published: 01 December 2005
... of literary and journalistic inquiry. At a moment when intellectuals and other urban elites struggled to prepare bureaucratically and imagi- natively for a liberated peasantry, estrangement became the cornerstone of Dosto- evsky’s aesthetic practice. Instead of rendering a naturalistic portrait...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (1-2): 51–116.
Published: 01 June 2014
... of the interview book as a portrait of a literary author, usually a male and an established one. Interview books stage a very hierarchical dialogue, in which the interviewer’s role is limited to gathering and editing the information. The type of questions posed are stereotypical, dealing with the writer’s...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (4): 597–621.
Published: 01 December 2021
... insights into Stein's lifelong interest in listening and orality. I argue, instead, that her sense of “creating a portrait of someone existing” was made possible by the rise of new technologies like cinema, that then led her to reconceive her literary innovations on the page, in light of concurrent...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 89–127.
Published: 01 March 2001
...,” in Gilfillan, A Gallery of Literary Portraits , 372 -85 (Edinburgh: W. Tait). Goslee, Nancy M. 1974 “ 'Under a Cloud in Prospect': Keats, Milton, and Stationing,” Philological Quarterly 53 : 205 -19. 1981 “Plastic to Picturesque: Schlegel's Analogy to Keats's Hyperion Poems,” Keats-Shelley...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 79–101.
Published: 01 March 2008
... three of Benjamin’s texts, this picture is located at the interstices between different strands of his thought. Through its repeated textual “exposure,” Kafka’s childhood portrait mediates between literary and photographic criticism as well as between theory and autobiography, thus blurring...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 1–52.
Published: 01 June 2013
... and point of the strange mixture, the article’s final section argues against the scholarly attempts to split ekphrasis between “literary description” and “art critical interpretation.” Rather, literary ekphrastic texts, which Durcan’s brilliantly exemplifies, sometimes combine the two roles. They re-present...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 175–195.
Published: 01 March 2008
.... In many cases, the presence of photographs within narrative resulted in questions, not about the authenticity of the image but about the genre of the narrative. For example, an early instance of photography within fiction is André Breton’s Nadja, a novel which has entered the literary canon...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (4): 697–718.
Published: 01 December 2005
... in Berlin, turned to this modernist writer again in his experimental epistolary memoir about love and literature, Zoo; or, Letters Not about Love.In ‘‘Letter Five he drew a remarkable literary portrait of Remizov as a figure 1. For the role of these tales in literary history, see Slobin 1991b...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 711–749.
Published: 01 December 2000
... goes from literary author to narrator to plastic artist, with their respective ends, skills,vehicles, audiences, and at times with further mediators en route. Ekphrastic speakers can therefore betray themselves—as this one does—in more ways than usual, against more diverse (e.g., aesthetic) norms...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (1): 117–142.
Published: 01 March 2007
... d'Aubigné's epic poem and artists' paintings from the École de Fontainebleau. Two portraits of the central characters responsible for the massacre, Catherine de Médicis and Henry, duc de Guise, will be compared to Diana's portrait in order to illustrate the transition from mannerism to baroque. Porter...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (1): 135–158.
Published: 01 March 2019
... for an era of postcritical literary studies. Copyright © 2019 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2019 postcritical phenomenology canon realism novel References Altieri Charles 1983 “ An Idea and Ideal of a Literary Canon .” Critical Inquiry 10 , no. 1 : 37 – 60...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (3): 671–689.
Published: 01 September 2001
... and the Great Hunger: Studies in Irish Culture (London:Verso). Guillory, John 1993 Cultural Capital: The Problem of Literary Canon Formation (Chicago: University of Chicago Press). Joyce, James 1968 [1916] A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man , edited by Chester S. Anderson, Viking Critical...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 March 2001
... on his institutional position; for Ducrot or Maingueneau, drawing on Aristotle, the image of the orator is built by the discourse itself. Analyzing political as well as literary texts, this essay takes into account the institutional position of the speaker; his “prior ethos” (the image his audience has...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 49–78.
Published: 01 March 2008
... dimension which the photos introduce into the lin- earity of verbal narrative. In the following essay, I will therefore attempt to theorize the self- conscious presentation of a spatial dimension, the representation of space, and the framing of space in literary photo-texts...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 155–173.
Published: 01 March 2008
... evidential value is oftentimes undercut by a number of narrative choices that force readers to question what exactly underlies the photographic documentary. When the demystification of photographic evidence takes place within a literary context that defies the imperatives of traditional biography...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 695–715.
Published: 01 December 2017
... fictionnels de l’époque classique ( Leiden, Netherlands : Brill Rodopi ). Hersant Marc Ramond Catherine , eds. Forthcoming Enjeux, formes et motifs du portrait dans les récits de fiction et dans les récits historiques de l’époque classique (XVIIe–XVIIIe siècles) ( Leiden, Netherlands...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (3): 691–696.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Joep Leerssen © 2001 by the Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2001 Bellet, Roger 1974 “Le portrait démonstratif chez Ponson du Terrail,” Europe 52 (542): 119 -25. Duchet, Claude 1973 “Une écriture de la socialité,” Poétique 16 : 446 -54. Leerssen, Joep...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (3): 201–231.
Published: 01 September 2015
... + 278 pp. Holland Norman N. , The Brain of Robert Frost: A Cognitive Approach to Literature . New York : Routledge , 1988 . viii + 200 pp. Wójcik-Leese Elżbieta , Cognitive Poetic Readings in Elizabeth Bishop: Portrait of a Mind Thinking . Berlin : De Gruyter Mouton , 2010...