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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 41–65.
Published: 01 February 2018
... examination of the literary archive and its evolution. Based on a systematic sample of French novels over twenty-three decades, this study concludes that narrative forms such as the memoir novel and the epistolary novel behave as successful artifacts. As they spread, they achieve a recognizable form...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (1-2): 231–260.
Published: 01 June 2023
..., and inform his erotic fantasies as stylized, staged performances. In conjunction with these visual modes, the novel draws on traditional Japanese aesthetics to conceptualize the potential affect and perverse empowerment of the aging experience. Second, it addresses the implications of narrative form...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (4): 726–730.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Eyal Segal 2006 John Pier, ed., The Dynamics of Narrative Form: Studies in Anglo-American Narratology . Berlin: de Gruyter, 2004. 272 pp. Hamburger, Käte 1993 [1968] The Logic of Literature , 2nd rev. ed., translated by Marilyn J. Rose (Bloomington: Indiana University Press...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (2): 289–321.
Published: 01 June 2011
... narrative form may offer a conceptual alternative to figuration in affect theory, and how a model for rethinking affect may go beyond the bounded body. © 2011 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2011 References Aikin John 1785 Description of the Country from Thirty to Forty...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 March 2022
... in the novel to a catastrophic event, Hurricane Sandy, while also considering the broader implications for the interplay between narrative form and radical climate change. The focus is on narrative forms such as catalogs, gaps in language and in the storyworld, and plotted instances of compassion. By drawing...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (2): 247–249.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Eyal Segal Toker Leona , Towards the Ethics of Form in Fiction: Narratives of Cultural Remission . Columbus : Ohio State University Press , 2010 . x + 240 pp . © 2012 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2012 New Books at a Glance Nele Bemong, Pieter Borghart...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (1-2): 131–156.
Published: 01 June 2023
...Vanessa Joosen Abstract Diana Wynne Jones's Fire and Hemlock (1984) and Ali Smith's Autumn (2016) are two British novels that evoke an intense friendship between a girl and an older man. Their experimental narrative forms include a complex chronology, unreliable narrator, dream scenes, gaps...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (1-2): 89–110.
Published: 01 June 2023
...Katherine Kruger Abstract Changes to working life and retirement are reshaping temporalities of aging. This essay identifies a growing interest by women writers in the narrative possibilities these changes present. Examining the relation between narrative form, aging, and precarious work in Deborah...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 301–315.
Published: 01 June 2021
... digital work does not need to be bound by a material form, such as a printed book. Without such a framing device, and its position embedded in the physical world, this narrative form has boundaries that are often in flux. It can shift and respond to the presence of the situated reader, and its beginning...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (3): 463–486.
Published: 01 September 2023
... in narrative form and that the imagination more generally is in crisis. To move beyond what increasingly seems like an impasse in this theoretical discourse, the author suggests that the inquiry should take into account the heterogeneity of futural visions across the world-literary field by shifting the focus...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (2): 303–336.
Published: 01 June 2007
... coherence between surface and depth. This reading shows an emerging sense of self and self-knowledge based on the relationship between external act and internal intention. While using traditional medieval narrative forms, I argue, Abelard gives his story a modern-sounding autobiographical twist: that its...
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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 (2000) 21 (2): 293–318.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Martin Kreiswirth This essay is part of a long-term cross-disciplinary research project,entitled “Narrative between the Disciplines,” which looks at the way narrative is used within and between different disciplinary formations. Its goal is to say something about narrative itself as a form...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (3): 425–448.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Raphaël Baroni Abstract Reflecting on Paul Ricoeur's discussion of historical configuration and fictional emplotment, this article proposes to actualize his model to oppose two prototypes of narrativity, which form two poles between which narrative representations extend. Instead of basing...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (3): 403–423.
Published: 01 September 2021
... and the immersive dimensions in narrative journalism, with information remaining the main purpose while the immersive form allows for enjoyment. When asked why they read narrative journalism, all five participants pointed to the informative dimension. They all responded that they want to learn something, which...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 363–385.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Anne Rüggemeier Abstract Focusing on Maggie Nelson's Bluets (2009) and Han Kang's The White Book (2016), this contribution explores how contemporary life writers critically engage with the causally and temporally bound form of narrative through the use of story-critical forms such as lists...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (3): 381–402.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... The histories of World War II discussed here, for example, do not all tell a story; several of them take the form of synchronic analyses bearing on some aspects of the conflict. Furthermore, those histories of the war that tell a story follow different models and have widely divergent degrees of narrativity...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 605–634.
Published: 01 December 2017
... habitus. The second part of the essay compares the proposed theory of narrative in culture to existing narrative theories about circulation and negotiation and to the traditional model of narrative as a form of communication, which it tries to overcome. Finally, the essay offers a detailed analysis...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (3): 399–436.
Published: 01 September 2004
...). Dannenberg, Hilary P. 2001 “ Coincidence and Counterfactuality: Plotting Time, Space and Mind in Narrative Fiction,1580–1998 .” Postdoctoral diss., University of Freiburg. forthcoming “Ontological Plotting: Narrative as a Multiplicity of Temporal Dimensions,” in The Dynamics of Narrative Form: Papers...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (4): 627–651.
Published: 01 December 2004
... Subversion of Narrative in Women's Writing: Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Virginia Woolf,” in Reading Narrative: Form, Ethics,Ideology , edited by James Phelan, 162 -85(Columbus: Ohio State University Press). Frost, Robert 1969 [1916] “Home Burial,”in The Poetry of Robert Frost , edited by Edward...