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Poetics Today (1 September 2001) 22 (3): 704–705.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Historiography and the Gothic Novel. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, xi + pp. In this book Richter attempts to tell the history of the Gothic novel from the year of publication of Horace Walpole’s The Castle of Otranto,to the s, notably including the s, when the genre became a major force in...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2002) 23 (4): 657–684.
Published: 01 December 2002
...). Thomas, Bronwen E. 1995 “ The Use of Dialogue in the Comic Novels of Ronald Firbank, Evelyn Waugh, P. G. Wodehouse and Henry Green .” Ph.D. diss., Manchester University. Toolan, Michael 1985 “Analyzing Fictional Dialogue,” Language and Communication 5 (3): 193 -206. 1989 “Analyzing...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2004) 25 (2): 241–263.
Published: 01 June 2004
... of literary reading and their meaning in terms of coping with daily life and in terms of a person's biography]. In the first, ethnographic part of this study, six volunteer readers (who had spontaneously purchased a recently published novel) observed their own reading practices. The subjects were...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2005) 26 (1): 79–111.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Cristina Larkin Galiñanes This article aims to put forward some ideas as to the narrative characteristics of funny novels. Since the chief common denominator of this kind of work is the goal to make the reader laugh, one would suppose that these works have a lot in common with other forms of...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2010) 31 (2): 379–380.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Eyal Segal Warren Motte, Fiction Now: The French Novel in the Twenty-first Century . Champaign, IL: Dalkey Archive , 2008 . 237 pp . Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2010 New Books at a Glance Rebecca Beasley, Theorists of Modernist Poetry: T. S. Eliot, T. E. Hulme...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2006) 27 (2): 489–495.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Thane Rosenbaum A “post-Holocaust novelist” describes the reason for insisting on this category and explains why he thinks the Holocaust itself should not be directly portrayed. Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2006 The Audacity of Aesthetics: The Post-Holocaust Novel and the...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2008) 29 (3): 387–436.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Robert Appelbaum; Alexis Paknadel Since 1970, terrorism has become a prominent subject for English-language novels. In an attempt to characterize the modern terrorism novel and the cultural work it has performed, the authors have devised a typology of terrorism-infiction from 1970 through 2001...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2019) 40 (1): 105–134.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Moshe Simon-Shoshan This article presents a new approach to understanding the discourse of the Babylonian Talmud and the ways it generates meaning. This approach is rooted in Mikhail Bakhtin’s theory of dialogism as explicated in his “Discourse in the Novel” and is based on a reevaluation of the...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2019) 40 (1): 167–169.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Brian Richardson Birke Dorothee , Writing the Reader: Configurations of a Cultural Practice in the English Novel . Berlin : de Gruyter , 2016 . xi + 256 pp. Copyright © 2019 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2019 ...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2013) 34 (1-2): 270–273.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Eyal Segal Logan Peter Melville George Olakunle Hegeman Susan Kristal Efraín , eds., The Encyclopedia of the Novel (2 vols.) . Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell , 2011 . xxi + 979 pp. © 2013 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2013 New Books at a Glance...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2014) 35 (1-2): 117–171.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Melanie Conroy Literary historians have long made an issue of the extent to which the modernist novel broke with conventions established in the nineteenth century. One of the most debated questions is the occurrence, or dating, of an “inward turn,” a rupture with the external orientation of the...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2014) 35 (1-2): 191–193.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Eyal Segal Bendixen Alfred , ed., A Companion to the American Novel . Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell , 2012 . lxx + 633 pp. © 2014 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2014 New Books at a Glance Alfred Bendixen, ed., A Companion to the American Novel. Malden, MA...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2012) 33 (3-4): 499–501.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Eyal Segal Kern Stephen , The Modernist Novel: A Critical Introduction . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2011 . xi + 253 pp. © 2013 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2013 New Books at a Glance Marina Grishakova and Marie-Laure Ryan, eds...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2012) 33 (3-4): 501–503.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Eyal Segal © 2013 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2013 Bode Christoph , The Novel: An Introduction , translated by Vigus James . Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell , 2011 . xviii + 287 pp. New Books at a Glance Marina Grishakova and Marie-Laure Ryan, eds...
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Poetics Today (1 February 2018) 39 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Paul Dawson The novel is both a type of narrative and a distinct literary genre. This introduction argues that theoretical accounts of formal elements of narrative fiction, on the one hand, and historical investigations into the development of the novel, on the other, suffer from a lack of...
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Poetics Today (1 February 2018) 39 (1): 17–39.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Maria Mäkelä The article challenges both cognitive-universalist and unnatural-exceptionalist approaches to fictional minds by analyzing how the seventeenth- and eighteenth-century novel merges the premodern poetics of exemplarity with emergent modern techniques of representing consciousness. It...
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Poetics Today (1 February 2018) 39 (1): 93–111.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Simona Zetterberg Gjerlevsen Building on recent theory of fictionality as a rhetorical concept, this article examines fictionality in the history of the novel. It argues that the Danish eighteenth-century novel provides answers to the question of the origin of the novel. A smaller novel corpus than...
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Poetics Today (1 February 2018) 39 (1): 131–158.
Published: 01 February 2018
... Gérard 1990 “ Fictional Narrative, Factual Narrative ”, translated by Ben-Ari Nitsa , Poetics Today 11 , no. 4 : 755 – 74 . Goldberg M. A. 1968 “ Chronology, Character, and the Human Condition: A Reappraisal of the Modern Novel .” In Critical Approaches to Fiction , edited...
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Poetics Today (1 February 2018) 39 (1): 159–181.
Published: 01 February 2018
... in the novel is literally “in-formed” by several factors, for example, the “linguistic situation” (the state of language as a writer would have experienced it, including its inner tensions and social stratifications), “stylistic ideology” (the self-conscious stylistic projects that writers develop...
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Poetics Today (1 February 2018) 39 (1): 201–219.
Published: 01 February 2018
... explosion of digital storage and surveillance devices. At the same time, the article devotes less attention to these technological developments in themselves than to the consequences they have for the form of Lerner’s and Knausgaard’s novels and for the implied aesthetics and ethics that underlie their...