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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 387–432.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Mark J. Bruhn The infrequent, indefinite, and cumulatively incoherent use of place deixis in the representation even of conceptually unified space is characteristic of the greater English lyric from Milton through the eighteenth century. In these poems, as Balz Engler has suggested, such deixis...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (3): 521–591.
Published: 01 September 2011
... . Zunshine Lisa , ed. 2010b Introduction to Cognitive Cultural Studies ( Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press ). Placing Human Constants within Literary History: Generic Revision and Affective Sociality in The Winter’s Tale and The Tempest Donald R. Wehrs Auburn University, English...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (3): 559–577.
Published: 01 September 2019
... to Literary Theory and Interpretation . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press . Easterlin Nancy . 2016 . “ Ecocriticism, Place Studies, and Colm Tóibín’s ‘A Long Winter’: A Biocultural Perspective .” In Handbook of Ecocriticism and Cultural Ecology , edited by Zapf Hubert , 226 – 48...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (1-2): 33–58.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Alistair Brown How time and place are constructed in the novel and how readers perceive these features have been studied extensively. Less attention has been devoted to how communicative devices, such as letters, electronic messaging, or telephone calls, can influence both time and place...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Peter Steiner One of the most unique phenomena of the Stalinist political culture was the political trials of leading Communist functionaries that took place in the Soviet Union and the people's democracies from the 1930s to the 1950s, usually culminating with the defendants' executions...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 March 2022
... as originating in cultural and historical reality. At different points in time, new places, discourses, practices, and events arise, and, because of their cultural ubiquity, these cultural phenomena possess obvious conventional functions and meanings, a sort of cultural doxa. Second, however, literature...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (3): 347–378.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Chris Townsend Abstract Historical poetics often seeks to read “from the inside out,” to understand form's history by starting with the features of form themselves. In that sense, it is uniquely placed to understand the intersections of poetics and politics, and to uncover the places where rhythmic...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (4): 607–618.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Joshua Landy How similar is Proust's Recherche to Dante's Commedia ? Not very, as it turns out. In the first place, Proust's protagonist does not require an experience of ideal love as a precondition for conversion: Mlle de Saint-Loup is no Beatrice. And in the second, what he produces...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (4): 665–675.
Published: 01 December 2023
... “readymade” of a bicycle wheel placed atop a kitchen stool is a paradigmatic manifestation of the linguistic hybridity characteristic of post-utopian twentieth-century art. In the 1920s Francis Picabia made paintings constructed of separate and discrete layers of images, which, when viewed together, produced...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 29–53.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Asiya Bulatova From its first publication in 1923, Viktor Shklovsky's book Zoo, or Letters Not about Love has been discussed as a text that takes up a borderline position between literature and literary theory. The fact that the book was written and first published in Berlin ensured its place...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (3): 355–368.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Traveller, Dated from the Ruinous Portico of St. Paul's in the Year 2199, to a Friend Settled in Boston, the Metropolis of the Western Empire” (1780) and Anna Barbauld's Eighteen Hundred and Eleven (1812). Imagining the absence of a future in their place of composition, these poems attempt to make sense...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 181–213.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Galia Yanoshevsky This article explores the literary functions of the author interview in all types of media (printed or broadcast, single or collected interviews). It claims that the literariness of the interview resides in the conversational exchange that takes place during the interview...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 35–59.
Published: 01 February 2017
... easily obtained when the metaphors are placed in a discourse context. To date, the influence of semantic density has not been shown in metaphor comprehension, and the authors present the first studies that have examined this variable in metaphor understanding. Future research directions are suggested...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (3-4): 253–299.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Françoise Lavocat When, why, and how do people write about a natural disaster? The article characterizes three ways of narrating catastrophe—allegorical, anecdotal, and historical—and shows that a shift toward the historical narrative takes place at the beginning of the seventeenth century, more...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 549–568.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of England , and Charles Dickens's Barnaby Rudge. In particular, it examines the behavior of crowds as a whole, individuals (especially leaders), and subgroups in terms of the key notions of agency, moral responsibility, organization, and action. Finally, it places this debate within the context...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (3): 513–537.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of insurmountable disagreement is superficial, the conflict between the individuals in question being attached to mannerisms of thinking and expression; (2) argumentative impasses that are linked to presuppositions and premises resolutely placed beyond any doubt; (3) finally,and most radically, certain ways...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (1): 27–57.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Emma Kafalenos Ekphrastic texts are usually published separately from the visual representations they re-represent. The relation between the text and the image is one of substitution: the text replaces the image. But when an ekphrastic response and the image that inspires it are placed next to each...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (3): 327–360.
Published: 01 September 2013
... and sociality, and memory. The article concludes by underlining the difference between incorporating “brains in literature” and placing “literature in the brain.” References Abi-Rached Joelle M. 2008 “ The New Brain Sciences: Field or Fields? ” Brain Self and Society Working Paper no. 2, London...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 357–382.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... This article considers the place of Yiddish sea narratives—adapted from Campe's Reisebeschreibungen and in Hasidic writings—in the early nineteenth century. Both enlightened and Hasidic authors played a role in shaping modern Yiddish and Hebrew prose. © 2015 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 383–397.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Monika Adamczyk-Garbowska The article focuses on Julian Stryjkowski's best-known novel, Voices in the Darkness , analyzed in the context of this leading Jewish Polish writer's biography and his complicated linguistic and cultural position. A special emphasis is placed on the author's use...