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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (2): 291–326.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Edward J. Milowicki; Robert Rawdon Wilson A vigorous classical tradition was adopted and adapted in the English Renaissance, a way of satirical writing that we call Menippean discourse. This tradition was well known to Shakespeare; indeed, it challenged his deepest creative instincts, and he...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (3): 465–505.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Jacques 1981 `` The Law of Genre ,'' in On Narrative , translated by Ronell Avital , edited by Mitchell W. J. T. , 51 – 77 ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press ). De Smet Ingrid A. R. 1996 Menippean Satire and the Republic of Letters 1581–1655 , Travaux du Grand...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (3): 475–497.
Published: 01 September 2007
...- kegaard’s experiments with genre. For Bakhtin’s reflections on menippean satire and carnivalization not only help provide a critical context for the questions of genre in Kierkegaard’s writings, they also (1) allow Kierke- gaard’s distinctive religious interests to play a role in the literary transfor...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (4): 795–827.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Moyen Age par l’autorité du texte religieux, durant l’ère bourgeoise par l’absolutisme de l’individu et des choses’’ [The menippean elementwasdominated in the Middle Ages by the au- thority of the religious text, and during the bourgeois era by the absolutism of the individual and the object] (my...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 589–599.
Published: 01 September 2017
... to Menippean satire. He argues that “Bakhtin’s take on the very modern notion of tradition diverges from the standard attempt to position it as modernity’s stabilizing counterpart. He does not, conservatively, seek to reign in modernity through tradition, but, radically, reimagines tradition in modernist...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (3): 463–486.
Published: 01 September 2023
.... A representational challenge of the future, arguably, goes hand in hand with a reformatting of the novel as a genre increasingly unable to register the global demands of the current historical situation. In some cases, it may even be legitimate to talk about a revival of certain forms and genres, such as Menippean...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 453–483.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of universal history, are we to understand Dostoevsky’s link to the Hellenistic genre of Menippean Kliger † Historical Poetics between Russia and the West 471 satire and to the practices of medieval and Renaissance festivals? First, it is important to point out that in accordance...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (4): 637–664.
Published: 01 December 2005
... historical targets of Rabelaisian parody as well as his fail- ure to emphasize the literary virtues of Dostoevsky’s menippean scenes over their millenarian, moralistic, or utopian message (Shklovsky 1970). Throughout his life, Shklovsky remained temperamentally attuned to the Renaissance...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 485–518.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of social time. It is now possible to understand the rationale behind the major revision Bakhtin introduced in the 1963 edition of the Dostoevsky book: the addition of the literary-historical fourth chapter on genre memory. Dostoevsky is now cast as a contributor to the longue dure´e of the Menippean...