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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 335–362.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Hanna-Riikka Roine; Laura Piippo Abstract Narrative theorists have identified the role of social networking sites as elementary in the contemporary story economy. This article argues that they have, however, neglected to treat the sites as part of the digital infraculture which creates blind spots...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (4): 639–661.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Helena Van Praet Abstract This article addresses the literary response to network forms in twenty-first-century print poetry. Through the case of Anne Carson's long poem The Beauty of the Husband (2001), it explores how contemporary poetry, whose textuality will be termed prosthetic , can engender...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 383–401.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Jessica Bundschuh In an Internet age dominated by network structures and visuality, contemporary ekphrastic critics and writers have felt prompted to question anew the value of ekphrasis to its readers. That is, it has become important to demarcate a site for ekphrasis’s continued cultural currency...
Published: 01 September 2021
Figure 1 Four spatial traces for nonlinear plots: discontinuous progression, the loop, the network, and the rhizome (author's creation). From Caracciolo 2021 , reprinted with permission. More
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 265–285.
Published: 01 June 2018
... analyze these writers’ interventions in the field of aesthetics, considering networks of aesthetic exchange as well as identity politics, and argue that the functions of ekphrasis in narratives written by the transcultural writers discussed here are of a cultural-critical and sociopolitical nature...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 349–377.
Published: 01 June 2000
...E. L. McCallum Cyberfiction offers a tantalizing view of what a completely networked world might be like; yet even with distance transcended by computers and phone links, the real world persists as an important component of these narratives. Examining the representation of real spaces in cyberpunk...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (1): 129–169.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Els Andringa After the National Socialist party came to power in Germany in 1933 and in Austria in 1938, many writers and intellectuals fled these countries. As a result, a dense network of correspondences was established among exiles from many different countries in and out of Europe. This article...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (3): 439–469.
Published: 01 September 2003
... cluster around one basic metaphor (KNOWING IS SEEING) and three image-schematic structures (STRAIGHT, PATH, and CONTAINER). This network of everyday metaphors serves as a point of reference for an examination of Tolstoy's aesthetic representations of the same domains. In the second part, I examine...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 503–537.
Published: 01 December 2020
... as variable events, boldly problematize communication and cognitive processes in networks—whether they are implemented in computer systems by secret agencies or corporations. Hatcher’s critique of black boxes entails re-creating issues of security, control and surveillance, as digital systems are increasingly...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (1-2): 131–156.
Published: 01 June 2023
..., and a rich intertextual network to frame an intergenerational friendship that can be read as intergenerational desire. The experimental narratives and reflections on the fluidity of age enable Smith and Jones to evoke this controversial topic without fulling addressing it. A lot is at stake for Fire...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (3): 435–462.
Published: 01 September 2023
..., and Derridean deconstruction to offer an interdisciplinary hermeneutics deemed “epigenetic formalism” by which to better conceive of a network—whether biological or literary—whose form absorbs its environmental milieu via the agency of blankness. In this way, examining epigenesis alongside House of Leaves...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (3): 591–618.
Published: 01 September 2000
..., a totally impersonal network of positions and roles that creates the impression of an independent entity with a will of its own. With respect to individual group members, the narrative adopts a collective perspective on them. The individual is accordingly presented as part of a collectivity or a social self...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (1): 17–50.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., developed long before the Internet but suited to its computational impositions and gamelike literary presentations. Instead of a canon of works preserved solely by the power of institutions, the essay presents a freestanding network of authors as precursors to, and models for, this potential world...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (1): 59–79.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., this article situates the current state of literary studies in the wider networks of power relations that differentially distribute nomadic experiences in the contemporary world. The article begins with an examination of the contradictions of nomadic mobility in the era of globalized capitalism and how...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (3): 597–614.
Published: 01 September 2019
..., meditation means the reduction of activity in the brain’s default mode network; phenomenally, it means repeatedly bringing wandering attention back to a chosen meditation object. Poetry can be isomorphic with meditative practice because the image of meditation has an identifying pattern of movement...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 295–315.
Published: 01 June 2017
... aesthetics dynamic systems default mode network representation embodied cognition References Artaud Antonin 1958 The Theater and Its Double . Translated by Richards Mary Caroline ( New York : Grove ). Buckner Randy L. Andrews-Hanna Jessica R. Schacter Daniel L...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (3): 341–359.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Figure 1 Four spatial traces for nonlinear plots: discontinuous progression, the loop, the network, and the rhizome (author's creation). From Caracciolo 2021 , reprinted with permission. ...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (4): 613–628.
Published: 01 December 2008
.... Steiner • On Samizdat, Tamizdat, Magnitizdat, and Other Strange Words 615 Even though unofficial texts existed and circulated in the USSR and the people’s democracies before 1956, samizdat as a significant network of alternative communication developed only after the demise of Stalinism...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 681–709.
Published: 01 December 2000
... great masters in the history of European drama. As I have argued elsewhere (Golomb this Chekhovian blend is characterized, inter alia, by the creation of intense, powerful, and meaning- ful networks of interrelationships among elements that can be described in turn as relatively ‘‘weak...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (3): 495–496.
Published: 01 September 2016
...- porality, and figurative uses of ruins. He was coinvestigator on the Arts and Humanities Research Council project Reconfiguring Ruins and network facilitator on the Leverhulme Research Network’s Imaginaries of the Future from 2014 to 2015. Pieter Vermeulen is assistant professor of American...