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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 February 2018
... methodological exchange. It sketches out the interrelated disciplinary histories of the fields of narrative theory and novel studies and anatomizes the theoretical ground they share in determining their objects of study before identifying four topics of convergence: fictionality, surface reading and...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (1): 135–158.
Published: 01 March 2019
... an era of postcritical literary studies. Copyright © 2019 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2019 postcritical phenomenology canon realism novel References Altieri Charles 1983 “ An Idea and Ideal of a Literary Canon .” Critical Inquiry 10 , no. 1 : 37...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 137–154.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Oleg Sobchuk The main question posed in the article is, was the historical development of the novel characterized by an increase in the quantity of dialogues? To test whether this is true, the author conducted a quantitative study of four hundred Russian novels of the nineteenth century. Using the...
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Poetics Today (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 (2018) 39 (1): 93–111.
Published: 01 February 2018
... that of the English eighteenth-century novel enables a method which combines quantitative studies and close readings. By examining the prefaces to the eighteenth-century Danish novels and studying the Danish novel compared to the Volksbuch , I argue that the genre is formed by a reflexive use of...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (1-2): 117–171.
Published: 01 June 2014
... between 1800 and 1929. I conclude that these common reporting clauses and mental verbs appeared in a wide variety of texts, particularly in the French novels of the 1830s, 1910s, and 1920s, alongside other, “free” techniques, which are more often studied. There is, thus, very little evidence that such...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (4): 657–684.
Published: 01 December 2002
... scene from Black Mischief, first published in The novel is set in the fictional kingdom of Azania (based on Waugh’s experiences in Abys- . In his study of Waugh, McCartney has argued that noise is always associated with barbarism but allows for the fact that Waugh is also fascinated by the energy...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 131–158.
Published: 01 February 2018
... and Williams † Narrative Order in the First-Person Novel 135 Narrative Discourse he notes that the study of narrative anachronies implicitly assumes “the existence of a kind of zero degree that would be a condition of perfect temporal correspondence between narrative and story. This point of...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (1): 51–79.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., novelization is a fascinating literary practice which can helpfully be studied via the notion of constraint. At the same time, the notion of constraint can be usefully enriched by the example of novelization, which brings to the fore aspects that are less clearly seen when one focuses on high or elite...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 270–273.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Peter Hu¨ hn, Eventfulness in British Fiction. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2010. viii 1213 pp. This book comprises fifteen short studies of narrative fiction (novels, tales, or short stories) written in the British Isles and ranging from the late Middle Ages to the end of the twentieth century. The book’s main...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (4): 561–564.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Eyal Segal Morson Gary Saul , Prosaics and Other Provocations: Empathy, Open Time, and the Novel . Boston : Academic Studies , 2013 . xxiii + 274 pp. © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 New Books at a Glance Gary Saul Morson, Prosaics and Other...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (4): 631–634.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., the development of the liberal epic tradition in English literature from the late eighteenth century to the early twentieth century and across generic boundaries — looking at poems, histories, and historical novels. He thus studies the representation of war (mostly modern warfare) in Scott’s...
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Poetics Today (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 (2012) 33 (3-4): 499–501.
Published: 01 December 2012
... more examples than from any other novel with regard to nearly every characteristic of modernism mentioned throughout the book. As Kern himself puts it, if he could conjure up a dream document for his study it would be a journal that Joyce kept while writing this novel, explaining how he developed...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (3-4): 501–503.
Published: 01 December 2012
... more examples than from any other novel with regard to nearly every characteristic of modernism mentioned throughout the book. As Kern himself puts it, if he could conjure up a dream document for his study it would be a journal that Joyce kept while writing this novel, explaining how he developed...
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Poetics Today (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 (2013) 34 (3): 404–407.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Dashwood), who compete for the reader’s attention. In following this line of analysis, the essay is a direct continuation of Woloch’s book-length study The One vs. the Many (2003), which deals with what he terms the “character-space” or “character-system” of the nineteenth-century realist novel: how...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (3): 421–425.
Published: 01 September 2013
...” (individual or private) thought. Here Palmer takes Charles Dickens’s Little Dorrit (1857) as a case study, examining various groupings of characters within the novel that function as “intermental units” (79). In the final essay of this part, Monika Fludernik discusses you and we narratives, analyzing how...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 220–222.
Published: 01 March 2016
... study. Caracciolo finds this novel, like Corta´zar’s Hopscotch (discussed in chapter 3), of particular thematic interest — in this case since it dramatizes experience and experien- tiality by narrating a process of growing experiential “blindness” (181) in which the protagonist’s consciousness is...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (3): 387–436.
Published: 01 September 2008
...: Routledge). Foertsch, Jacqueline, ed. 2004a “Terrorism and the Postmodern Novel.” Special issue, Studies in the Novel 36 (3): 285 -463. 2004b “ Introduction: The Terror! The Terror! ” in Foertsch 2004a: 285 -93. Frow, John 2003 “The Uses of Terror and the Limits of Cultural Studies...