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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (2): 305–347.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Aarnoud Rommens This article explores how a minor medium such as comics—specifically,Alberto Breccia's version of Edgar Allan Poe's “William Wilson”—used its counter-censorial potential to activate memory in a context stifled by harsh repression. Through the development of several reading...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 361–396.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Ann Rigney This article seeks to contribute to contemporary discussions on the workings of cultural memory and examines in particular the way in which literary texts can function as a social framework for memory. Through a detailed study of the genesis, composition, and long-term reception...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (3): 543–559.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Susan Rubin Suleiman This essay explores questions about memory and its relation to historical truth, chiefly through an examination of the “Wilkomirski case,”involving a highly acclaimed Holocaust memoir that has now been shown to be a fake. I argue that the categorical distinction between memoir...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 261–273.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Aleida Assmann The essay focuses on the relationship between memory and history, which has changed in many ways under the impact of the Holocaust. Memory that had been discarded by historians as an unreliable and distorting source came to be acknowledged as an important factor in the reconstruction...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 311–330.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Robert N. Kraft Videotaped oral testimony of Holocaust survivors documents the extended (disjointed) memories of individuals who suffered through the industrial cruelty of the Third Reich. This testimony is studied cognitively in an effort to understand memory for atrocity and to characterize...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 353–383.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Marianne Hirsch; Leo Spitzer Focusing on a book of recipes and a miniature artists' book from the Terezín and Vapniarka concentration camps, this essay argues that such material remnants can serve as testimonial objects that carry memory traces from the past and embody the process of its...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (1): 89–116.
Published: 01 March 2007
... the Franco dictatorship and continuing to the present day. The obsessive memorialization of the Nationalist war dead throughout the Franco dictatorship led, at the time of the transition to democracy, to a desire to break with the past; it was not, as is often argued, a determination to forget...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (3): 473–494.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Pieter Vermeulen In the last few years, the fields of utopian studies and memory studies have independently developed an interest in how a concern with the past can inform the imagining of alternative futures. Both fields have interrogated the present possibility of utopian projects that look...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (1): 149–171.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Ulla Savolainen Abstract This article attends to literary testimonies of the Gulag and Soviet terror by an Ingrian Finnish man called Aatami Kuortti from the perspective of cultural memory. By analyzing two testimonies by Kuortti published in Finland in 1934 and 1964, the article focuses on “memory...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (4): 741–759.
Published: 01 December 2018
... – 97 . Spivak Gayatri Chakravorty 1987 In Other Worlds: Essays in Cultural Politics ( New York : Routledge ). Steedman Carolyn 1998 “ The Space of Memory: In an Archive ,” History of the Human Sciences 11 , no. 4 : 65 – 83 . Steedman Carolyn...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Silke Horstkotte; Nancy Pedri Introduction: Photographic Interventions Silke Horstkotte German, Leipzig Nancy Pedri English, Memorial University of Newfoundland Images and Words: The State of the Debate Since the publication in 1989 of Poetics Today’s double issue “Art and Lit...
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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 (2017) 38 (4): 635–666.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Robert S. Kawashima The Proustian search consists of a dialectic process. Time, for example, must be “lost” before it can be “regained.” Involuntary memory itself takes the form of this dialectic: an experience (the taste of the madeleine, e.g.) must be forgotten before it can be remembered...
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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 (2011) 32 (2): 323–348.
Published: 01 June 2011
...-response potentials) studies that focus on the first 500 msecs of response. These studies suggest the possibility that emotion plays a key role in subsequent cognitive processing, including the making of inferences, invoking the reader's memory, or relating empathically to a character. Emotions evoked...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 205–240.
Published: 01 June 2004
... (young adulthood).The readers described their reading experiences in the latter period in a more general and abstract way, whereas the earlier memories had a more “recollective” character. We discuss this finding in relation to general knowledge and theories about autobiographical memory. The second...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 131–158.
Published: 01 February 2018
... in chronological order or narrated achronologically. We readily accept Cohn’s hypothesis that a radically dechronologized order is typical of memory narratives and monologues but question her claim that autobiographical narratives and monologues follow a chronological order. Our own studies of narrative order have...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 201–219.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Marta Figlerowicz This essay explores a new trend in contemporary character construction in which a character’s memories and sensations are depicted as exhaustively etched into and retrievable from his outside environments. Ben Lerner and Karl Ove Knausgaard represent their protagonists...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (3): 453–473.
Published: 01 September 2019
... of the emotional content of readers’ narrative experiences. Our goal is to highlight the diversity of processes that contribute to readers’ affective responses. Finally, we consider how ordinary processes of learning and memory might explain changes in readers’ social cognition. References Allbritton...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (3): 417–436.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Uwe Steinmetz Jazz, today a broadly defined, global form of improvised music, remains a music between heaven and earth, with its roots in both nightclubs and churches. Jazz can be dance music, as well as music that triggers emotions, memories, and subjective images. It can also lead to experiences...