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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 519–548.
Published: 01 September 2017
... dialectology, associationist psychology, and avant-garde ideology. This is in contrast to claims that Russian formalism was from the start inspired by Saussurean structuralism. Separating the foundations of modern literary theory from a structuralist paradigm allows us to disassociate the formalists' original...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 211–224.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Hana Wirth-Nesher This introductory essay maps significant contributions to the study of modern Yiddish literature over the past two decades. Studies of Yiddish modernism have tended to focus on three aspects of this literature: continuity through the use of traditional, mythic, and ethnographic...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (4): 853–861.
Published: 01 December 2001
...). Modern Genre Theory David Gorman English, Northern Illinois David Duff, ed., Modern Genre Theory. London: Longman, xvi + pp. Think of how much work has been done in modern times on the theory of narrative—and of how much of that work has been interesting, productive, and even revolutionary...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 281–299.
Published: 01 June 2020
... : Oxford University Press . Crane Mary . 2015 . “ Cognitive Historicism: Intuition in Early Modern Thought ”. In The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Literary Studies , edited by Lisa Zunshine , 15 – 33 . New York : Oxford University Press . Damasio Antonio . 1994 . Descartes...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (3): 327–346.
Published: 01 September 2020
... in humanities contexts, suggesting different ways that spirituality inflects such areas of thought as the humanities in a posthuman age, tensions between ideological and aesthetic theories, and postcritique. The New Immaterialism? On Spirituality in Modern Thought Matthew Wickman Brigham Young...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (3): 469–471.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Taylor Johnston Asad Talal , Secular Translations: Nation-State, Modern Self, and Calculative Reason . New York : Columbia University Press , 2018 , vii + 222 pp. © 2020 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2020 Book Review Talal Asad, Secular Translations: Nation...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 689–730.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Monika Fludernik Taking its inspiration from cognitive narratology and particularly the work of Alan Palmer on the Victorian novel, this essay examines to what extent collective minds can be traced in early modern narratives. One of the typical sites of intermental thought is the representation of...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (3-4): 253–299.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Narratives of Catastrophe in the Early Modern Period: Awareness of Historicity and Emergence of Interpretative Viewpoints Franc¸oise Lavocat University Paris 3-Sorbonne Nouvelle. Department of Comparative Literature (EA 172) Abstract When, why, and how do people write about a natural disaster? The...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 225–301.
Published: 01 September 2014
...David G. Roskies This essay seeks to demonstrate how the spoken language became a central feature of modern Yiddish literature. This vocal strain was used at first to replace otherworldly with enlightened discourse, esoteric book culture with colloquial style, hackneyed phraseology with straight...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (4): 631–634.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Thomas Bronwen ., Fictional Dialogue: Speech and Conversation in the Modern and Postmodern Novel . Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press , 2012 . ix + 212 pp. © 2014 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2014 New Books at a Glance Edward Adams, Liberal Epic: The...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 561–589.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Jennifer A. Low This essay constructs a genealogy for early modern audience studies, showing how this subcategory of scholarship on early modern drama responds to some of the questions raised by early New Historicist criticism. The foundation of audience studies is theater history; its methodology...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 267–292.
Published: 01 June 2000
... L'immagine dell'altro e l'identità nazionale: Metodi di ricerca letteraria , supplementary vol. to Il confronto letterario 24 (Fasano: Schena). Ben-Porat, Ziva 1995 “German Embodiments of Europe in Modern Hebrew Literature,” SPIEL 14 (1): 85 -99. 1998 “ Stereotype and Cognitive Models:The...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 379–391.
Published: 01 June 2000
... philosopher] (Moscow: Nauka). Hirschkop, Ken 1989 “Dialogism as a Challenge to Literary Criticism,” in Discontinuous Discourses in Modern Russian Literature , edited by C. Kelly, M. Makin, and D. Shepherd, 19 -35 (New York: St. Martin's). Horace [Quintus Horatius Flaccus] 1966 Satires, Epistles...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (4): 653–671.
Published: 01 December 2004
... York: Columbia University Press). 1990 Versions of Pygmalion (Cambridge: Harvard University Press). Robbins, Bruce 1986 The Servant's Hand:English Fiction from Below (New York: Columbia University Press). Ethical Modernism: Servants as Others in J. M. Coetzee’s Early Fiction Derek...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (1): 89–116.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Jo Labanyi The essay argues that modernity is best understood not as the cultural expression of capitalist modernization, but as a particular set of relations of present to past. It examines the varying attitudes toward the violent past of the civil war that have characterized Spain since the...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 29–53.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... 2000 “‘The Dictatorship of Sex’: Science, Glands, and the Medical Construction of Gender Difference in Revolutionary Russia,” in Russian Modernity: Politics, Knowledge, Practice , edited by Hoffmann David L. Kotsonis Yanni , 138 – 60 ( Basingstoke, UK : Palgrave Macmillan...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (3): 603–609.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Roman insupportable (Paris: Gallimard). Weinstein, Arnold 1993 Nobody's Home: Speech, Self, and Place in American Fiction from Hawthorne to DeLillo (New York: Oxford University Press). The Politics of Modernity: Céline and French Literature between the Wars Sebastian Veg Centre de...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 751–761.
Published: 01 December 2017
... and the Postmoderns) , Review 31 , review31.co.uk/article/view/363/in-place-of-change (accessed April 6, 2016) . Flatley Jonathan . 2008 Affective Mapping: Melancholia and the Politics of Modernism ( Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press ). Gibson William . 1984...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (3): 475–497.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Heiberg's aesthetics are discussed and their echoes in Kierkegaard's writing illustrated. Kierkegaard is also aware that Heiberg's schema of genres breaks down in the face of modernity and such modern art forms as the novel. Here Mikhail Bakhtin (a reader of Kierkegaard) can help us see a carnivalistic...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 357–382.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Ken Frieden Sea travel was an influential literary genre in Europe in the eighteenth century, and this genre subsequently influenced enlightened and Hasidic Jewish circles. As a result, the genre of sea narratives assumed a significant role in the rise of modern Hebrew and Yiddish literature. This...