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Poetics Today (1 March 2012) 33 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Anthology of Poetry is tested against a number of poems in the anthology, and the treatment of dolnik verse in a number of poetry handbooks is considered. Finally, Langston Hughes’s “Song for a Dark Girl” is discussed as an example of how dolnik verse might be taught. © 2012 by Porter Institute for...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2007) 28 (1): 89–116.
Published: 01 March 2007
... decision not to let the past affect the future. Thus attempts toward the end of the Franco dictatorship to deal cinematically with this violent heritage were followed by a ten-year gap, until the appearance in the mid-1980s of a number of novels and films representing the civil war and their escalation...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2002) 23 (4): 685–697.
Published: 01 December 2002
... narrators and focalizers is suggested and briefly exemplified through a number of well-known Anglo-American novels. © 2002 by the Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2002 Bal, Mieke 1981 “Notes on Narrative Embedding,” Poetics Today 2 (2): 41 -59. 1985 [1977] Narratology...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2008) 29 (3): 525–564.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Judith A. Deitch Holograms are three-dimensional visual records capable of transmitting peculiar and arresting special effects. A number of Shakespeare's sonnets reveal particular holographic effects, in which scenes of looking and speaking are enhanced by the lyric “I's” creation of distorted...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2010) 31 (1): 81–106.
Published: 01 March 2010
... writing romances is carefully analyzed. Such handbooks meticulously guide aspiring writers through the entire process of writing romances, from the first ideas to the final act of having their texts published. This product- and process-orientated approach is ultimately based on a number of discursive...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2011) 32 (2): 323–348.
Published: 01 June 2011
... these ways during literary reading embody a number of distinctive processes, and some of their implications are then examined here. These include self-reference (e.g., autobiographical memory), which may occur more often in response to literary than to other texts; anticipation (e.g., suspense, forming...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2013) 34 (4): 437–518.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of member brought together within the structure; their size, number, forms of transmission, order of appearance, representational proportion, and possible interrelations (overlap, partial overlap, contradiction, expansion or summary of a previous member). Above all, the analysis relates these...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2014) 35 (3): 225–301.
Published: 01 September 2014
... the destruction of European Jewry, Glatstein, Yitskhok Bashevis Singer, and Aaron Zeitlin made the monologue into a vehicle of inner-cultural dialogue. As if to compensate for the ever-dwindling number of Yiddish speakers, professional actors, notably Hertz Grossbard, turned the written-as-spoken...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2016) 37 (1): 137–154.
Published: 01 March 2016
... “coefficient of dialogic liveliness” — a measure suggested by Boris Yarkho in the 1930s — this article suggests an answer in the affirmative. In addition, it attempts to answer three subsequent questions: (1) Why did the number of dialogues increase? (2) Why was this increase not linear? (3) Why did some of...
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Poetics Today (1 February 2017) 38 (1): 93–121.
Published: 01 February 2017
... metaphor is about (what its target is). The authors explore the asymmetry of visual metaphors by considering a number of examples, and also by using the results of an empirical study they conducted with forty-four participants. Their study shows that, although the source and the target of visual metaphors...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2013) 34 (1-2): 1–52.
Published: 01 June 2013
... doublet. However, I would argue, their analysis, apart and a fortiori together, yields theoretical, interpretative, even art-historical conclusions that extend beyond either of the special cases or their joint product. Ekphrastic double exposure simultaneously evokes a number of totally unrelated visual...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2000) 21 (2): 319–347.
Published: 01 June 2000
... well displace the relativistic interpretive paradigms that have dominated the humanities for the last few decades. Through a review of a number of recently published works, I assess the situation of these two fields in relation to the specific, currently reigning approaches to literary study as well as...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2018) 39 (2): 299–318.
Published: 01 June 2018
... use of the digital possibilities in various degrees. The Swedish writer Lotta Lotass’s tetralogy Redwood (2008–9), Hemvist (2009, Abode ), Kraftverk (2009–10), and Nya Dikter (2011, New Poems ), published on the website Autor Eter, relies on ekphrasis as a mode of writing in relation to a vast number...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2018) 39 (3): 447–471.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Jan Alber; Marco Caracciolo; Irina Marchesini Among literary-theoretical concepts, mimesis has one of the longest histories, dating back to Plato and Aristotle. In the twentieth century, discussion of mimesis resulted in a number of highly influential contributions, including Eric Auerbach’s...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2019) 40 (1): 135–158.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Matthew Flaherty Over the past two decades a growing number of scholars has resisted attitudes and methods associated with critique in favor of an array of “postcritical” reading methods indebted to phenomenological thought. Methods like “reparative reading” (Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick), “object...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2004) 25 (1): 91–135.
Published: 01 March 2004
... and because it incorporates scenes borrowed from Proust's own life, the fictional narrative is routinely read as his thinly veiled autobiography, if not as evidence for any number of psychiatric disorders. At the very least, critics tend to have no hesitation in taking theses put forward by the...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2004) 25 (2): 241–263.
Published: 01 June 2004
... interviewed before, during, and after reading the novel. On the basis of these interviews, a great number of strategies for dealing with a literary text emerged. Most of these strategies appeared to be polyfunctional; nevertheless, certain techniques proved to be better than others for attaining specific...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2005) 26 (4): 665–696.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Galin Tihanov I discuss here Shklovsky's theory of estrangement as formulated in a number of texts written before the October revolution of 1917. The concept of estrangement can only be properly grasped if the early Shklovsky is placed in the context of World War I; we need to begin to see him as...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2006) 27 (3): 501–568.
Published: 01 September 2006
... shows differences in evaluative patterns between her early and later receptions, due to shifts in both social structure and conceptions of literary value. The quantitative data (numbers of mentions and translations/editions) are compared with other modernist authors from the same “cohort” (Joyce...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2006) 27 (4): 633–674.
Published: 01 December 2006
... mere possibility. This does not mean that the PW model is incompatible with the many-worlds cosmology proposed by physics: faced with a narrative that presents multiple realities as existing objectively, the theory would simply claim that the actual domain is made up of a number of different worlds and...