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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Silke Horstkotte; Nancy Pedri Introduction: Photographic Interventions Silke Horstkotte German, Leipzig Nancy Pedri English, Memorial University of Newfoundland Images and Words: The State of the Debate Since the publication in 1989 of Poetics Today’s double issue “Art and Lit...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 175–195.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Timothy Dow Adams This essay considers the history of photography in fiction, concentrating on issues of genre. Starting with a survey of nineteenth-century novels which included physical photographs, the essay moves to twentieth-century novels, discussing ways in which the generic rules of written...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 49–78.
Published: 01 March 2008
... how photographic inserts can be used to connect distant or incommensurate spaces: the represented space inside the photograph; the space of representation (of the photograph itself); and the extratextual space of the reader. However, the establishment of such a connection crucially depends...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 155–173.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Nancy Pedri An examination of the use of photography in Roland Barthes by Roland Barthes sheds light on how the photographic documentary is secured in life writing. I argue that photographs in life writing invite readers to look beyond what is imaged to their own private experiences rather than...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 79–101.
Published: 01 March 2008
... narrative, associating aura with early portrait photography but also with its successor, the commercial studio portrait. The childhood photograph of Franz Kafka, whose melancholy air serves Benjamin as an example of a paradoxical, post-auratic aura, recurs in his childhood memoirs, where the narrator...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 129–153.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Mark M. Anderson The article examines two major German writers of documentary fiction, Alexander Kluge and W. G. Sebald, who incorporate photographs into their work as part of a complex strategy of realism. Both authors are strongly marked by the legacy of Nazi propaganda and its manipulation...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 197–224.
Published: 01 March 2008
...J. J. Long Bertolt Brecht's War Primer , first published in 1955, is a collection of what Brecht termed “photo-epigrams.” These consist of a photograph—usually one cut from the illustrated press—mounted on a black background and accompanied by a four-line poem by Brecht. The theme of the book...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 299–318.
Published: 01 June 2018
... photographs in the form of picture postcards. Edward Falco’s Chemical Landscapes Digital Tales (2006), available on the homepage of the Electronic Literature Organization (ELO), is a suite of image-text combinations where photograms are the object of ekphrastic re-presentations. Accounts of the Glass Sky...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 31–48.
Published: 01 March 2008
... and image studies is examined. As a result, one can envisage a poetics of the photographic visual and, conversely, lay the foundations for a critical idiom: a metatextual practice and intermedial criticism resting on the image as a means whereby to study fiction through the lens of what may be called...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 669–704.
Published: 01 December 2020
... sometimes convey stories autonomously. The author argues based on a choice of photographs that inducing suspense or curiosity is possible even through a monochronic picture. The article also shows how single pictures induce experiences of duration or instantaneity, concluding that single monochronic...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 103–128.
Published: 01 March 2008
... the aftermath of trauma? And how has pho- tography in particular come to play such an important role in this process of mediation? For me, it was the three photographs intercalated in Art Spiegelman’s Maus that first elicited the need for a term that would describe the particu- lar form of belated...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 March 2003
... photographs, special effects, computer-generated graphics, multiple exposures, and animated images can all be used to lie to the camera . Sarah Kozloff defines livenessastheapparent congruence between discourse-time and reception-time...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (1): 173–180.
Published: 01 March 2022
... arises regarding Eshel's examination of Richter's Birkenau series. The paintings pay tribute to photographs that were taken by the Sonderkommando . The photographers, who were Jewish forced-laborers in the death camps, risked their lives in the production of these photographs, taken so the world could...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 187–204.
Published: 01 June 2020
... different moral (and political) responses to ethically complex situations. The centerpiece of Tweeden s accusation against Franken was a photograph of Franken with his hands above her breasts as she slept in military gear, including a protective jacket. One noteworthy feature of the photograph...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 359–382.
Published: 01 June 2018
... on the Internet. Giles’s “Photo of Maud Wagner” is one of a group of poems by a handful of poets who submitted their com- positions under the rubric “Maud Stevens Wagner (1907)” to accompany the photograph of the famously tattooed Maud Wagner seen in figure 5. The poem itself consists of this photograph...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 299–321.
Published: 01 June 2001
...’’ women had labia that ‘‘resembled the teats of a cow’’ (Gordon b: and re- ports had reached Victorian English ears that some women had labia that hung like an apron. By the end of the nineteenth century bushman bodies had been the sub- ject of dozens of photographic ‘‘essays Most...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 353–383.
Published: 01 June 2006
...,” Critical Inquiry 31 : 539 -74. Gall, Matei 1999 Finsternis: Durch Gefängnisse, KZ Wapniarka, Massaker und Kommunismus, Ein Lebenslauf in Rumänien 1920-1990 (Konstanz: Hartung-Gorre Verlag). Gallop, Jane (photographs by Dick Blau) 2003 Living with His Camera (Durham, NC: Duke University...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (1): 159–165.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., on the amateur photography of Lady Hawarden. The chapter begins by establishing the scientific context for Hawarden s work, in which Newtonian particle physics was being abandoned in favor of the wave theory of light. Under the influence of scientist and photographer Sir JohnHerschel, 162 Poetics Today 41:1...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 515–548.
Published: 01 June 2001
..., semiliterate, and nonliterate alike, by way of readers’ letters, competitions and word puzzles, and indi- vidual and group photographs of unknown readers (i.e., noncelebrities). In Zonk! became the first South African publication to feature photo- stories, in which models acted out pre-scripted narrative...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 363–385.
Published: 01 June 2022
... to their real life experience, but rather embed their acts of life writing in associative networks of quotations, descriptions, and photographs. I in no way want to suggest that episodic understandings of being in the world are in any way better, less harmful, or more true than narrative sense-making. My...