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Published: 01 December 2022
Figure 18 The computer in the parallel world metaleptically addressing the player in OneShot (2016). More
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (4): 633–674.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Marie-Laure Ryan This essay explores how theoretical physics, narratology, and narrative itself deal with the idea that reality consists of a plurality of worlds. In physics, the existence of parallel universes has been postulated on the cosmic level to describe what lies on the other side of black...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 273–293.
Published: 01 June 2017
...' bodies, rendering abstract concepts physically tangible, thus providing alternative and parallel means of communicating and manipulating knowledge. This knowledge, it is argued, can be integrated into readers' range of experiences in ways that parallel “real-life” encounters, potentially facilitating...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 393–421.
Published: 01 June 2000
... fueled a desire to “naturalize” society by rejecting traditional morality. In parallel, there arose a dream of new subjectivity of the scientific Übermensch , whose imitation of the cruelty of nature would elevate him above ordinary humanity. Science became a source of a sublime experi-ence based...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 591–613.
Published: 01 December 2014
... adjustments in the fields of textual scholarship and editing since the early 1980s. The present article delineates the theoretical parallels between New Historicism as a revisionist critical paradigm and “New Textualism” as its bibliographical counterpart. These approaches are distinguished from the purely...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 29–53.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., the article draws parallels between Shklovsky's writings on the subject and Jacques Derrida's theories of writing, which link the inherent instability of language to its essential foreignness. © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 Viktor Shklovsky Jacques Derrida language exile...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (4): 437–518.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., the argument proceeds with special reference to these genres, as well as to the cinema’s medium, practice, and conventions in general, often citing literary parallels or precedents for comparison. It examines the different elements that serve to (re)compose the repetition structure for certain ends; the types...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 325–356.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Yisroel). The second example consists in the parallels and intertwined literary histories of two writers, Yossl Birshtein (who was a member of Yung Yisroel) and the Hebrew writer Ya'acov Shabtai, in order to demonstrate the presence of Yiddish in Shabtai's poetic work and to discover an untold story...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 205–240.
Published: 01 June 2004
... earlier studies about the development of readers and can be understood in relation to general developmental characteristics. However,together with some additional observations about parallel shifts in the objects of identification from characters and events to abstract themes, a more detailed and complete...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (1): 33–60.
Published: 01 March 2000
... and emphasis on the immediate. To some extent in repudiation of modernist ideals, rock songs find themes and literary techniques in the poetry of the nineteenth century,particularly the Victorian and Decadent. While some of the parallels may appear accidental, others are deliberate to the point...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 633–652.
Published: 01 December 2000
...,interactional pragmatics, empirical study of literature ( empirische Literaturwissenschaft ), and Paul Ricoeur's hermeneutics. Poststructuralism is commonly contrasted with its immediate predecessor,French structuralism of the 1960s. This article examines the theoretical parallels between poststructuralist...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (4): 665–696.
Published: 01 December 2005
... as an author shaped by that war and as a participant in the larger constellation of brilliant European essayists who responded to this momentous event. To this end, the article draws parallels between his writings and those of Ernst Jünger and Georg Simmel. More importantly, it uncovers the conservative...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (2): 303–336.
Published: 01 June 2007
... moral is about matching outer to inner self. While the project is never complete, the search itself becomes an identity; Abelard achieves authenticity in his rejection of all the models of it that were available to him. This is not done to unmask a self without place or parallel but to make the case...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (3): 499–526.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... And those pictures of reading, as we see here, generate corollary pictures of “self-reading,” of autobiographical writing. A close look at Wittgenstein's self-monitoring analysis, however, reveals the conceptual intricacies of reading and, by extension, some of the parallel intricacies of self-understanding...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (4): 713–733.
Published: 01 December 2008
... (also known as parallel'noe kino —parallel cinema), artistic samizdat, and so forth. This essay considers samizdat in this broader sense, focusing on two examples of cinematic and artistic samizdat that emerged in Leningrad in the early 1980s. Although these cases in point existed unofficially...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (1): 27–65.
Published: 01 March 2009
... recordings of avtorskaia pesnia , the musical genre most closely associated with the first generation of magnitizdat dubbers in the 1960s. After drawing parallels between the rhizomic, uncensored distribution of reel-to-reel tapes and samizdat's dissemination of uncensored texts, I move on to consider...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (2): 289–321.
Published: 01 June 2011
... and the world. The essay argues that the first tends to function in recent theory as a stand-in for the other. Drawing a parallel with the operations of metaphor in William Wordsworth's poetics, the essay elaborates a late-eighteenth-century context for the emergence of what I argue is the similarly...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (4): 571–588.
Published: 01 December 2023
... enrich and inflect the meanings of our words as we use them, and, finally, (3) the significance that these issues concerning verbal or linguistic meaning hold for our comprehension of parallel forms of meaning in the visual arts. The emphasis is on the artistic representation of hybrid creatures...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (4): 647–664.
Published: 01 December 2023
...” account. But this hypothesis is problematic, as ethnobiology shows that folk classifications of biological species are so plastic that classificatory anomalies can be disregarded. This led cognitive anthropologists to propose alternative versions of the “monsters as anomalies” account. Parallel...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (1): 1–37.
Published: 01 March 2005
... extrarational direction in the metaphor. A pun is to metaphor as logical stylistic parallel is to literal statement. A substantial meaning underlies it’’ (1954d [1950]: 208). The many qualifi- cationsa kind of ‘‘something like the surface of ‘‘a certain—not irrational—but at least Friedberg • Wimsatt’s...