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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, the...
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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 (2001) 22 (3): 651–668.
Published: 01 September 2001
... opposition between theory and history and argues for a lyric theory that sees poetic language as representing historical experience within the very formal elements and self-consciousness of language that are lyric poetry's distinctive features. Paul Celan offers a paradigmatic illustration of such synthesis...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 235–237.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Eyal Segal White Gillian , Lyric Shame: The “Lyric” Subject of Contemporary American Poetry . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2014 . 360 pp. © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 New Books at a Glance Walter Bernhart and Lawrence Kramer, eds...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (4): 731–733.
Published: 01 December 2006
... interpretation that uses the concept of focalization figuratively. Peter Hühn’s ‘‘Transgeneric Narratology: Applications to Lyric Poetry’’ discusses the narrative dimension of lyric poetry, which is usually consid- ered to be an essentially nonnarrative genre. Most of the essay is devoted to a discussion of...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (1): 221–262.
Published: 01 March 2000
... illustrated with some local examples. Lyric cryptography is, as we shall see, not restricted to avant-garde poets (though avant-garde poets may make it a feature of their poetics). Poetry of all periods and move- ments contains...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 189–201.
Published: 01 February 2017
... : Oxford University Press ). Blasing Mutlu Konuk 2006 Lyric Poetry: The Pain and the Pleasures of Words ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press ). Coleridge Samuel Taylor 1965 [1817] Biographia Literaria . Edited by Watson George ( London : Dent ). Culler...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (3): 611–614.
Published: 01 September 2011
... poetry and the increasing popularity of the novel. This confluence generated in poets a heightened sense of conflict between the two modes but also encouraged the creation of many lyric-­narrative hybrids. The book focuses on four poems that illus- trate several such hybrid forms and a wide range...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (4): 627–651.
Published: 01 December 2004
... (2001: 53) argues that, despite the many positive elements of these two modes, they are not fully adequate to the variety and complexity of literary experience and they are particularly unsatisfactory for dealing with the ethical dimen- sion of lyric poetry, a genre that frequently offers experiences...
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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 (2019) 40 (3): 597–614.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Elizabeth Bradburn Is reading poetry good for you? Drawing on evidence that reading poetry involves some of the same brain structures as those upon which human psychological well-being depends, this essay argues that George Herbert’s devotional lyrics, long understood as Christian meditations...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 359–382.
Published: 01 June 2018
... material ontology. This critique, and its emphasis on both representational and experiential reasoning, primarily takes the form of lyrical meditations on the material and immaterial realities of code, of computer-mediated poetry, of images, and of human-computer interaction. The result of these poetic...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (2): 245–275.
Published: 01 June 2008
... 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 (2000) 21 (1): 95–128.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Jonathan Monroe In leading off the section “Aftershock: Poetry and Cultural Politics since 1989,” this essay takes as its point of departure the pivotal historical, cultural, and political questions posed by the fall of the Berlin Wall. It explores, in particular, the concomitant collapse of the...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 379–391.
Published: 01 June 2000
... languages actually spoken in the everyday contexts of their production (see, in particular, ibid.: Bakhtin a b: Regard- ing the conception of lyric poetry as private, emotionalized, and highly personal—in short...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 557–558.
Published: 01 September 2005
... English, including past influences (Greek epic and the Hebrew Bible), its present global expansion (e.g., Afro- Caribbean dialect poetry), and new feminist voices heard in it. The illus- trative material follows suit, displaying the variety of English verse: the examples range from anonymous lyrics and...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 731–737.
Published: 01 December 2020
... pp. Copyright © 2020 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2020 References Dylan Bob . 2016 . The Lyrics: 1961–2012 . New York : Simon and Schuster . Ricks Christopher . 2003 . Dylan’s Vision of Sin . New York : HarperCollins . How Does Dylan s Poetry...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (3): 201–231.
Published: 01 September 2015
...; my emphasis). Elsewhere Deppman says Dickinson “self- consciously maintained a strong hierarchized distinction between poetry and prose” (9); she “used lyric poetry to converse with her culture and herself ” (209n10); he asks, “Why did she later decide that lyric poetry was the best language game...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 258–260.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Saunders, ed., A Companion to Medieval Poetry. Malden, MA: Wiley- Blackwell, 2010. xvii 1 683 pp. This book surveys English poetry from its inception in the Anglo-Saxon period to the fifteenth century, with the enormous range of works and gen- res — lyric, dramatic, narrative, and didactic — created and...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (1): 33–60.
Published: 01 March 2000
... poetry of the Victorian period. But it is not from poetry as a whole that rock music is distanced but from poetry as defined by modernism.3 Just as postmodernism is a reaction to modernism, so rock lyrics are a reaction to modernist...