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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 387–414.
Published: 01 June 2022
... groups, which aims at amplifying narrative agency. It argues that an important form of self-reflexivity in contemporary literary fiction is metanarrativity—self-aware reflection not only on the narratives’ own narrativity but also on the significance and functions of cultural practices of narrative sense...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 191–218.
Published: 01 June 2022
... consultancy, provides an overview of antinarrativist approaches and recent criticism of the storytelling boom in narrative studies, analyzes the story logic of social media, discusses the critical potential of contemporary “metanarrative” forms of fiction, and proposes narrative hermeneutics as one possible...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (4): 730–731.
Published: 01 December 2006
... of Metanarrative Com- mentary deals with the narrator’s commenting on the process of narra- tion. Nünning claims that this topic has been long neglected in narrative theory, in part because of the tendency to confuse it with ‘‘metafiction the foregrounding of the text’s status as fiction. Although both phenomena...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (4): 731–733.
Published: 01 December 2006
...-referentiality, Nünning contends, they are certainly not identical. Metanarration does not always lead to meta- fictional effects; rather, in the homodiegetic rst-person context, where the narration is perceived as part of the narrative’s represented world, meta- narration is frequently used to enhance...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (4): 726–730.
Published: 01 December 2006
...-referentiality, Nünning contends, they are certainly not identical. Metanarration does not always lead to meta- fictional effects; rather, in the homodiegetic rst-person context, where the narration is perceived as part of the narrative’s represented world, meta- narration is frequently used to enhance...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (4): 723–726.
Published: 01 December 2006
... of Metanarrative Com- mentary deals with the narrator’s commenting on the process of narra- tion. Nünning claims that this topic has been long neglected in narrative theory, in part because of the tendency to confuse it with ‘‘metafiction the foregrounding of the text’s status as fiction. Although both phenomena...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (4): 721–785.
Published: 01 December 2010
...”) of narrative texts: author, narrator, reader, spectator, character. Thus to explain narrative humor is to show how narrative enables its participants (“agents”) to produce humor. I analyze some types of narrative humor: “metanarrative humor,” “comic narrative suspense,” and “comic narrative surprise.” Some...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 569–587.
Published: 01 September 2017
... ). Hutcheon Linda 1989 The Politics of Postmodernism: History, Theory, Fiction ( New York : Routledge ). Jackson Bruce 2007 The Story Is True ( Philadelphia : Temple University Press ). Lyotard Jean-François 1984 The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 425–428.
Published: 01 June 2022
... and Fictional Narration (GRK 1767). Her major research interests include narratology; linguistic approaches to literature, especially metaphor studies; law and literature; postcolonial studies; and eighteenth-century aesthetics. She is the author of The Fictions of Language and the Languages of Fiction (1993...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (1): 59–126.
Published: 01 March 2012
... the participants (agents, intentional perspectives) of narrative texts: author, narrator, reader/spectator, character. Fourth, it analyzed some types of narrative humor, mainly “metanarrative humor,” “comic narrative suspense,” and “comic narrative surprise.” Part II surveys and compares other approaches to humor...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 363–385.
Published: 01 June 2022
... in the brain to a certain color impression. Nelson ( 2009 : 20) observes, “You might even say that it is the business of the eye to make colored forms out of what is essentially shimmering.” We can read this as a metalinguistic and metanarrative comment: transforming “the whole shimmering mess” (20...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (4): 541–574.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Hans Demeyer; Sven Vitse Abstract Contemporary developments in fiction have so far primarily been interpreted as an attempt to move beyond postmodernism toward a renewed sense of realism and communication. This article suggests an alternative conceptualization and puts forward the hypothesis...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (3): 661–664.
Published: 01 September 2010
...- ticipants in their experiment three versions of a fictional story: realistic, realistic but with blatant factual errors, and science-fictional. Their con- clusion is that realistically presented fiction may be most effective in influ- encing beliefs but different individual standards of realism...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (3): 664–667.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Garst probe the persuasive force of different kinds of stories by presenting to the par- ticipants in their experiment three versions of a fictional story: realistic, realistic but with blatant factual errors, and science-fictional. Their con- clusion is that realistically presented fiction may...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (3): 667–670.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Garst probe the persuasive force of different kinds of stories by presenting to the par- ticipants in their experiment three versions of a fictional story: realistic, realistic but with blatant factual errors, and science-fictional. Their con- clusion is that realistically presented fiction may...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (3): 670–673.
Published: 01 September 2010
...- ticipants in their experiment three versions of a fictional story: realistic, realistic but with blatant factual errors, and science-fictional. Their con- clusion is that realistically presented fiction may be most effective in influ- encing beliefs but different individual standards of realism...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (3): 673–675.
Published: 01 September 2010
... force of different kinds of stories by presenting to the par- ticipants in their experiment three versions of a fictional story: realistic, realistic but with blatant factual errors, and science-fictional. Their con- clusion is that realistically presented fiction may be most effective in influ...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (3): 533–548.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Peter Smyth Abstract Italo Calvino's Castle of Crossed Destinies is unique among his later novels for failing to uphold the rules and constraints that he was increasingly fond of imposing on his works of fiction. To explain the novel's structural failure, this essay puts aside the framework...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (1): 127–150.
Published: 01 March 2010
.... Consenstein, Peter, ed. 2003 A Casebook on Jacques Roubaud’s “The Great Fire of London” (Normal, IL: Dalkey Archive), www.dalkeyarchive.com/casebooks/introduction _london. An online collection of essays on the autobiographical fictions by Jacques Roubaud. Those fictions recount in explicit...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 67–92.
Published: 01 February 2018
... of fictionality.) According to Reuvekamp- Felber, texts that display metatextual (or metanarrative) reflections and stage a narrator figure as distinct from the author or engage in unreliable nar- ration are fictional texts. On the other hand, certain features merely induce 15. See also Culler 2015...