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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 235–237.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Eyal Segal © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 White Gillian , Lyric Shame: The “Lyric” Subject of Contemporary American Poetry . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2014 . 360 pp. New Books at a Glance Walter Bernhart and Lawrence Kramer, eds...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 189–201.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Eva Zettelmann References Aristotle 1991 On Rhetoric . Translated by Kennedy George A. ( Oxford : Oxford University Press ). Blasing Mutlu Konuk 2006 Lyric Poetry: The Pain and the Pleasures of Words ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (3): 611–614.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Eyal Segal Morgan Monique R. , Narrative Means, Lyric Ends: Temporality in the Nineteenth-Century British Long Poem . Columbus : Ohio State University Press , 2009 . x + 233 pp . © 2011 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2011 New Books at a Glance Geert Brône...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (4): 627–651.
Published: 01 December 2004
... the ethical dimensions of the telling and those of the told as well as to the ethical positions the author invites the audience to adopt and those the audience brings with them. Demonstrating the usefulness of this approach to Robert Frost's wrenching lyric narrative “Home Burial” provides a response...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 561–593.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Klas Molde In a supposedly enlightened and disenchanted age, why has lyric poetry continued to make claims and perform gestures that are now otherwise inadmissible or even unimaginable? Animation, invocation, and unmotivated praise, apparently artificially imposed (dis)order, and spurious gnomic...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 595–617.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Morani Kornberg This article introduces, for the first time, the marginalized writings of Israeli-statehood-generation poet Maxim Ghilan (1931–2005), who lived in self-exile in Paris as a result of his political activism. By investigating the relationship between lyric poetry and nationalism...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (1): 221–262.
Published: 01 March 2000
......” is partly shaped by the syllables of the author's name. I call this process lyric cryptography . I justify cryptography by recourse not to authorial intention (Milton and Shakespeare may not even have been aware of the cryptographs I identify in their texts) but to what I call the textual act : the poet's...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (3): 651–668.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Shira Wolosky Discussions of lyric tend to bifurcate into, on the one hand, theoretical reflection, in which lyric is defined as a self-referring language artifact,and on the other hand, historical reference, which tends to ignore formal considerations. This article argues against...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (4): 731–733.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Tamar Yacobi 2006 William Waters, Poetry's Touch: On Lyric Address . Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2003. xi + 180 pp. Waters, William 2004 “Rilke's Imperatives,” Poetics Today 25 : 711 -30. New Books at a Glance Marianne Doury and Sophie Moirand, eds...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 387–432.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Mark J. Bruhn The infrequent, indefinite, and cumulatively incoherent use of place deixis in the representation even of conceptually unified space is characteristic of the greater English lyric from Milton through the eighteenth century. In these poems, as Balz Engler has suggested, such deixis...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (3): 379–407.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Jeremy Lowenthal Abstract This article presents a mediacentric reading of the autobiographical-lyric (auto-lyric) sound structures of Ted Hughes's 1998 poetry collection Birthday Letters , which broke his decades-long silence on the controversies surrounding his life with and after Sylvia Plath...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (2): 249–268.
Published: 01 June 2016
... that historicization denies the very nature of the revolutionary event. By considering the French revolutionary calendar and the concept of time it expresses, this article argues that neither interpretation fully grasps the French Revolution's own temporality. I apply Andrew Abbott's distinction between lyrical...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 35–63.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Brent Wood This essay takes an oral poetics approach to the analysis of the song lyrics of Robert Hunter as performed by the Grateful Dead from the late 1960s to the early 1990s. Hunter's work is treated as an exemplary case for the study of the use of oral poetry within the contemporary electronic...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (4): 639–661.
Published: 01 December 2022
... never arrives at representation and yet evokes a disintegrating marriage by analogically relating it to other ideas and texts. The article concludes that Carson's poem operates by means of a poetics of delay by reconciling lyrical with conceptual impulses. Ultimately, the aim of this article is to flesh...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (1-2): 15–35.
Published: 01 June 2023
... institutions rather than to residual ratiocinative capacities. Both novels repurpose the ellipses and blanks that are typical of the representation of dementia “mind styles” for something other than an indication of deficient subjectivity: in Bernlef, they become an indicator of lyrical and timeless sustenance...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 89–127.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Lilach Lachman Romantic critics have traditionally viewed Keats as a master of the lyrical“still object” and his Hyperion as a narrative failure. In this article, I aim to present a different Keats, one whose work, moreover,sheds light on the relationship between our making sense of the world...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 21–42.
Published: 01 March 2002
... of mental functioning appear to be universal and will be discussed in detail: (a) the verbalizing of semantic and episodic memory and of ego-centric and participatory orientation through thematic, narrative, lyric, and dramatic modes of discourse; (b) the polarization of literary entertainment...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (2): 245–275.
Published: 01 June 2008
... and analysis of cultural bias that has characterized New Historical readings. For the latter, I attempt to read Stevens's “Puella Parvula” as a crisis lyric and battleground for the anxieties of influence as elaborated by Harold Bloom. I conclude by comparing the two modes of “unknowing” that these methods...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (3): 525–564.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Judith A. Deitch Holograms are three-dimensional visual records capable of transmitting peculiar and arresting special effects. A number of Shakespeare's sonnets reveal particular holographic effects, in which scenes of looking and speaking are enhanced by the lyric “I's” creation of distorted...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (1): 107–125.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Paul Grimstad In his essay “The Philosophy of Composition” (1846), Edgar Allan Poe describes how he composed his lyric poem “The Raven” by following a series of predetermined steps. My essay shows how Poe's description of composition as rule following both has suggestive affinities...