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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (2): 327–351.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Cat Moir This article makes a case for the relevance of Ernst Bloch's philosophy to thinking through the political consequences of contemporary “speculative materialist” theory. Quentin Meillassoux's speculative materialism offers a vision of the world in which a future of justice may be materially...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (4): 759–780.
Published: 01 December 2003
...David Ayers Contemporary materialist theory is converging with the study of material culture, as evidenced by increasing attention given to the book as a material object produced, circulated, and consumed as a commodity. It is, however,problematic to conceive of the book as a material object, since...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 457–461.
Published: 01 June 2000
... Herrnstein 1968 Poetic Closure: A Study of How Poems End (Chicago: University of Chicago Press). Poetic History between Reference and Materiality Eyal Segal Poetics and Comparative Literature, Tel Aviv 6104 Poetics Today / 21:2...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (4): 669–712.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of the International Samizdat [Research] Association is to find and work out possible solutions to overcome the decay of samizdat materials both physically and “virtually”—in the collective memory of the present and for the cultural memory of future generations. © 2009 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (2): 235–268.
Published: 01 June 2019
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (4): 673–694.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Douglas A. Brooks The guest editors of this special issue, James A. Knapp and Jeffrey Pence,contend that the current preoccupation with the materiality of things has usually generated a polarization between “history” and“theory” in literary criticism, whereby the work of scholars who continue...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (4): 695–727.
Published: 01 December 2003
...James A. Knapp A new materialism in literary and cultural criticism has regrounded much scholarly debate in the archive as a corrective to ahistorical theorizing. Often, in granting archival discoveries the evidentiary status of fact,historical criticism fails to attend to the difficulties...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (1): 67–90.
Published: 01 March 2004
... matters. Central to repositioning critical inquiry, so it can attend to the specificity of the medium, is a more robust notion of materiality. Materiality is reconceptualized as the interplay between a text's physical characteristics and its signifying strategies, a move that entwines instantiation...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (3): 387–413.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... Both writers, as discussed in the article, treat life and matter as open and dynamic in their potentiality, filled with hope for transcendence of death and perishing without transcending the material, which in turn redefines our thinking of nature and the social world. These two thinkers, though...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 667–693.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Rob Baum Archives, such as libraries, museums, or memorials, are typically repositories of memory. But archives may also be experienced as somatized trauma, for example, in survivors of genocide, where transmitted memory becomes the material “object” of intergenerational trauma. Transmitted trauma...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (3): 561–590.
Published: 01 September 2000
... is one to negotiate or manage such flux?Critics tend to select “key” lines or passages, treating these as interpretative centers or “nodes” around which to organize the heterogeneous materials of the poem. Other materials come to be subordinated in various ways (explicitly or, more often, implicitly...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 539–560.
Published: 01 December 2014
... of something it is not—the original building. We may therefore talk of theatricality, of created fictionality, and of the theater building being staged as if in a performance. It becomes an inseparable material component of every production presented on its stage. This is why, among other reasons...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 451–461.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Joanne Weiner Rudof This article discusses postwar efforts to document the survivor experience, which continue to the present time. Many historians today acknowledge the importance of these primary source materials to their work as well as the necessity for careful analysis of them. These materials...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2004
... the question of why anecdotal evidence features centrally and has come to play a key role in New Historicist writing. Here, I contend that, as components of narrative discourse, anecdotal materials are central in enabling New Historicists to make discernible on the surface of their discourse procedures...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 359–382.
Published: 01 June 2018
... to 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 (2016) 37 (2): 269–294.
Published: 01 June 2016
...-Leninism or so-called dialectical materialism but rather in a neutralization of the inevitable contradictions of the “actually achieved” spatial utopia by projecting them onto the temporal axis. The essence of Soviet ideology thus lies in the absolute and enduring future projection of present...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 393–412.
Published: 01 June 2017
... psychosomatic perceptual patterns which are used on all levels of speech reception in cultural and political contexts. This makes rhetorically conspicuous texts efficient as stimulus material for empirical research into neurocognitive modeling of how poetic texts are read. Adaptations as revisitations of prior...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 183–199.
Published: 01 February 2018
... of contemporary fiction and explores some of its emerging features, such as the shift from an ironic to a sincere mode and the drawing of attention to the materiality of the novel. As the context of the new digital media ecology in which the post-postmodern novel appears becomes more and more interrelated...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (3-4): 301–328.
Published: 01 December 2012
... the reifying tendencies of “official” Soviet dialectical materialism and is intimately related to the key Formalist category of “estrangement.” This dialectic proceeds from textual relationships (hence the initial focus on parody) as opposed to relationships between “base concepts.” It can usefully be related...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 49–78.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Silke Horstkotte This essay considers the role of layout in intermedial photo-texts, arguing that the scrapbooking of visual material and printed text constitutes an integral aspect to these texts' rhetoric and semantics. Through a close reading of novels by W. G. Sebald and Monika Maron, I show...