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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 243–263.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Kristiana Willsey Abstract In a post-draft era in which American civilians have grown increasingly apart from their military, veterans are urged to share their stories, to personalize distant and poorly understood conflicts—to make war meaningful. But individual veterans can't control the larger...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (4): 437–518.
Published: 01 December 2013
... realization, as communicated by an authorized narrator); and (3) report (about an enactment, a forecast, or another report, all delivered by some character). This research examines the repetition structure in cinematic narrative: specifically, in heist, adventure, and military operation films. Throughout...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (2): 305–347.
Published: 01 June 2005
... Corridors of Power: Institutions and Civil-Military Relations in Argentina (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press). Poe, Edgar A. 1982 The Tell-Tale Heart and Other Writings by Edgar Allan Poe (New York: Bantam). Poe, Edgar A. 1998 Edgar Allan Poe:Selected Tales , edited by David...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 503–537.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and governments, military compounds, technologic development, and the very beginnings of the internet, the ARPAnet, developed at ARPA in 1969, where the set of protocols TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/ Internet Protocol) were first implemented.6 Hatcher s Ping is read in a computerized manner...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 25–39.
Published: 01 March 2001
... by the parody. Of course, these are not airtight categories: both the original’s form and the inappropriate subject matter may be ridiculed. Parodies are extremely common, even in popular culture. An example appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle in July at the height of the gays in the military...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (1): 153.
Published: 01 March 2009
... is an assistant professor of ethnomusicology in the Department of Music at New York University. He is coeditor (with Jonathan Ritter) of Music in the Post-9/11 World, and is currently working on a book-length ethnographic study of lis- tening practices among U.S. military personnel and Iraqi civilians...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (4): 779–781.
Published: 01 December 2022
... studies. His book Poetic Prosthetics: Trauma and Language in Contemporary Veteran Writing is forthcoming via the Edinburgh University Press series Advances in Critical Military Studies. Sophus Helle is a postdoctoral researcher at Freie Universität Berlin. His research focuses on Babylonian epic...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 March 2001
... presents himself on the political level in terms of ethical values. To the stereotyped image of an extreme right winger, driven by xenophobic fervor and eager for a bit of ‘‘Arab bashing a supporter of military power, he opposes a self-representation as a sup- porter of negotiated solutions...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (4): 777–778.
Published: 01 December 2022
..., as is the discussion of those elements that highlight the Second World War as a watershed moment in military history and, specifically, war writing. Most importantly, The Literature of Absolute War provides much-needed clarity regarding the conceptual difference between the oft-used but seldom-explained concept...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (1): 89–116.
Published: 01 March 2007
... (1939–75) to modernity is a vexed question. The regime has generally been seen as rejecting modernity since its nationalist rhetoric attempted to mask the regime’s illicit status, as one born of military rebellion against the democratically elected Second Republic, by claiming...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (2): 281–303.
Published: 01 June 2005
... of Michigan, Michigan Slavic Contributions). Parrish, Michael 1996 The Lesser Terror:Soviet State Security Strategy, 1939–1953 (Westport, CT:Praeger). 2001 “The Downfall of the `Iron Commissar' N. I. Ezhov, 1938–1940,” Journal of Slavic Military Studies 14 (2): 71 -104. Richards, Susan...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (3): 381–402.
Published: 01 September 2021
... University Press . Cohn Dorrit . 1999 . The Distinction of Fiction . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press . Cowley Robert , ed. 2001 . What If? The World's Foremost Military Historians Imagine What Might Have Been . New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons . Cronon William...
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Poetics Today (2024) 45 (1): 182–184.
Published: 01 March 2024
... Europeans. Roth shows Hapsburg imperial culture erected on a Faustian bargain: Czech speakers, Slovenes, and Jews renounce their languages and religious and cultural traditions to assimilate to a bureaucratized, hierarchical military culture—then are spread over the empire's vast expanses to keep...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 449–452.
Published: 01 June 2000
... was a brilliant poet, but when the narrative introduces him he is in a military hospital, in charge of emptying the basins into which the wounded relieve themselves—an inglorious activity that earns him the nickname Caca. When someone...
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Poetics Today (2024) 45 (1): 45–78.
Published: 01 March 2024
... sandwich, / hey, get in line. This isn't the army, but I'll march. / I want your shoulder holster, I want your mouth of bullets.” Swiftly, these demands rifle through another jumble of American characteristics: fast food, the military, protest marches, concealed weapons, and, finally, freedom to speak...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (3): 465–487.
Published: 01 September 2002
...- cessity to keep them apart to equally familiar military norms of duty. The reader is called upon to activate the empty space (Wolfgang Iser’s Leerstellen) and to relate the two segments, thus fully participating in the production...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 659–688.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Might once have made our gardens spring Fresh as his own and flourishing. But he preferred to the Cinque Ports These five imaginary forts, And, in those half-dry trenches, spanned Power which the ocean might command. (345 – 52) The displacement of Fairfax’s military exploits...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 129–153.
Published: 01 March 2008
... military purpose. But at least part of the explanation is to be found in Kluge’s ambiva- lent relation to the victims: their “inhumane” response stems not so much from the trauma of the air raid as from their deeper identity (in his view) as “typically” German subjects, who have been...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (3): 443–472.
Published: 01 September 2016
... in the welfare state of being simultaneously fascist and socialist suggests that the term has lost all meaning save a vague dystopian threat. The transatlantic bogey of “Islamo-fascism” may have something to do with historical memory of fascist military expan- sion and anti-Semitism, but as a racist...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (1): 171–201.
Published: 01 March 2011
... paradigmatic events” (ibid The daily activities Richardson itemizes offer a rough plot summary of Saturday, which follows Henry Perowne as he has a fender-­bender but still makes his squash game; quarrels with an Ameri- can colleague about the merits of military intervention in Iraq but then graciously...