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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 41–65.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Nicholas Paige When literary scholars analyze narrative personhood historically, they typically see periods , explained as an effect of deeper psychosocial mutations. Thus the dominant first person of the eighteenth century is the counterpart to a new bourgeois subject, while the third-person...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 131–158.
Published: 01 February 2018
...William Nelles; Linda Williams The topic of narrative order remains the one understudied component of Gérard Genette’s model of narrative. One significant exception to the neglect of order is Dorrit Cohn’s claim that first-person narratives may be classified according to whether they are narrated...
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Published: 01 December 2023
Figure 4 B uilding Hybrids: Strategies for Schema Selection. (a) None; person-fish. (b) higher; person-bull. (c) Lower; bird-flower. (d) Above higher; grass-fork. (e) In between; person-bus. More
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Published: 01 December 2023
Figure 6 Person-/telephone. More
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Published: 01 December 2023
Figure 7 Person-spoon. More
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Published: 01 December 2023
Figure 9 Multiple schemas. (a) Person-tree; humanoid + arboid. (b) Bird-flower; humanoid + canoid + arboid. More
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 245–251.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Ziva Ben-Porat © 2001 by the Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2001 Benjamin Harshav (Hrushovski): A Personal Retrospect Ziva Ben-Porat Poetics and Comparative Literature, Tel Aviv Sometime in a group of Benjamin Harshav’s former students, col- leagues, and friends...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (3): 429–451.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Anežka Kuzmičová; Katalin Bálint Although personal relevance is key to sustaining an audience’s interest in any given narrative, it has received little systematic attention in scholarship to date. Across centuries and media, adaptations have been used extensively to bring temporally...
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Published: 01 December 2023
Figure 3 Katerina Belkina, Receiving Orders. Personal Identity , 2016. From the series Revival, 2014–2017. More
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (2): 289–321.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Miranda Burgess This essay explores two approaches to affect in literary theory. The first of these approaches locates affect in discrete bodies and persons. The second views affect as a phenomenon anterior to the distinction of persons: a flow of energy among bodies as well as between bodies...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 171–203.
Published: 01 June 2004
... like simile, there is explicitly recognized similarity between personal memories and some aspect of the world of the text (A is like B). In another form, which functions like metaphor, the reader becomes identified with some aspect of the world of the text, usually the narrator or a character (A is B...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 463–472.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Walter Reich Western cultures, and especially American culture, commonly disapprove of persons who refuse to forgive those who have harmed them and disapprove even more strongly of persons who harbor a desire for revenge. As a consequence, persons who live within those cultures and hold...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (2): 237–255.
Published: 01 June 2009
... of narratorial border: a third-person movement into first-person territory; a shift from the impersonal domain to the personal; a crossing of the line between the consistent and the inconsistent in the use of free indirect discourse; and a movement beyond the restricted area of a monologic code in interior...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (4): 711–730.
Published: 01 December 2004
...William Waters Critics have warned readers against feeling personally addressed by the many commands in Rilke's Duino Elegies and Sonnets to Orpheus . The essay argues, through readings of imperative sonnets, that such critics are misguided: the poems do seek a reader's intimate and personal...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 155–179.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Rebecca Fasselt This article considers how postcolonial narratives written partly in the first-person plural collective voice reflect recent critical developments in postcolonial studies rather than echoing the outmoded “writing back” paradigm. Even colonial texts such as Joseph Conrad's The Nigger...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (1-2): 1–49.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Anneleen Masschelein; Christophe Meurée; David Martens; Stéphanie Vanasten This article brings together the scattered research from the French, English, and German research traditions on the literary interview, that is, the extensive personal interview given by (or in some cases also conducted...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 539–559.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Nir Kedem This article offers a Deleuzian practice of reading as a form of problematization: constructing or “mapping” an author’s lived problematics to which his or her writing responds as so many solutions. Unlike readings that treat authors as patients whose personal pathological symptoms...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 287–308.
Published: 01 June 2022
... views and experiences based on a largely underdeveloped and essentialized notion of voice. Critics of the over-celebration of narrative have called for caution toward the use of personal stories, pointing to the need to situate constructions of the narrative self in their social, cultural, and political...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 243–263.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Kristiana Willsey Abstract In a post-draft era in which American civilians have grown increasingly apart from their military, veterans are urged to share their stories, to personalize distant and poorly understood conflicts—to make war meaningful. But individual veterans can't control the larger...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (1): 97–124.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Jacob Edmond This essay shows how the Language poet Lyn Hejinian came to relate her experiences of Russia and her poetics of the “person” to Victor Shklovsky's concept of estrangement (ostranenie). I argue that in The Guard (1984), Oxota (1991), Leningrad (1991), and in other writings about Russia...