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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (3-4): 253–299.
Published: 01 December 2012
... : Marteau ). Bèze Théodore de 1580 A Shorte Learned and Pithie Treatize of the Plague: Wherin are Handled These Two Questions: the One, Whether the Plague Bee Infectious, Or No: the Other, Whether and Howe Farre it May of Christians Bee Shunned by Going Aside . translated by Stockwood John...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 615–623.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Violence and the Sacred, translated by Patrick Gregory (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press). Horrox, Rosemary 1999 “Purgatory, Prayer, and Plague: 1150-1380,” in Death in England , edited by Peter C. Jupp and Clare Gittings, 90 -118 (Manchester: Manchester University Press). Jacob...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (3): 395–416.
Published: 01 September 2020
... the brightly lit LED computer screens and digital modeling technology show the outline of the changes to the earth and water levels, and colleagues present factual reports in sober language, no actual explanation is given. The camera footage from the caves is interrupted and plagued by indistinct humanoid...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (3): 339–362.
Published: 01 September 2007
... was to escape the public evils (mala publica) of the civil war then plaguing his homeland Bel- gium. Langius’s opening contribution to the dialogue immediately sets the agenda for the ensuing discussion: Lipsius is mistaken, Langius says, in thinking that fleeing troubles in Belgium will enable him...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 589–599.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of Bakhtin’s article on satire originally intended for the Soviet Literary Encyclopedia. This essay is an example of the unique difficulties that plague attempts to reconstruct a history of Russian literary theory. Accepted for publication in 1941 (after revisions), the tenth volume in which...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 667–693.
Published: 01 December 2017
... in the shadows, waiting for the perfect moment to attack. For as long as I could remember, my father’s past had overwhelmed his future, burying the possibility of hope in the swarm of its plague” (Sucher 1997: 158). But the listener, much as she does not want to believe or to feel, may also choose to accept...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 535–547.
Published: 01 September 2005
... into artistic expression. His analyses address a puzzle that, according to Gilles Fauconnier (2004), ‘‘has plagued analogy theorists in particular namely: what determines which vital relations and particular topological elements get chosen for con- ceptual integration to occur? Tsur’s description...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (1): 79–111.
Published: 01 March 2005
... duty was to ensure that no word of the afternoon’s events leaked out of Jacaranda Park’’ (ibid.: 32). In order to ensure absolute secrecy, he orders Luitenant Verkramp to bring out the whole armed forces together with rabies and bubonic plague signs, guard dogs, armored cars, and searchlights...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 123–139.
Published: 01 March 2002
... problem plaguing contemporary literature for children is, in Barbauld’s opinion, the unnecessary artfulness of story lines. She argues that a ‘‘connected story, however simple, is above [the] capacityofachild from two to three years old’’ (quoted in Ellis and only interferes with the grand project...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (4): 719–735.
Published: 01 December 2009
... before he is able to declare that there is no e in a text that he has just read (ibid.: 29, 213, 297). More broadly, the characters sense that the e, in its absence, incarnates a curse of sorts, a plague, a tumor in the text, which the narrator describes as this solitary Malignancy...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 549–568.
Published: 01 September 2017
... verdict on what he calls the “moral plague [that] ran through the city”: “But of all the howling throng not one learnt mercy from, or sickened at, these sights; nor was the fierce, besot- ted, senseless rage of one man glutted.” What is significant here is the stern repetition of the word one...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (3): 381–402.
Published: 01 September 2021
... “to the remainder of the war,” the problem of the shortage of trained infantry reinforcement “was to plague Montgomery” (255); and that “no one knew that the many weeks of frustration and concern since D-Day were about to come to an end with COBRA” (400), the American breakthrough that started on July 25...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (3): 425–448.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., in that plague of clouds, you would have heard the horrible grinding sound of some wounded winged creature, listened to it trail out to sea as it came screeching down from the heavens, down through molecule and current, until everything went silent. (Paterniti 2000 : 94) The spatial setting is very...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 255–258.
Published: 01 June 2013
... ‘novels’ and giving significant attention to the debate itself” (xviii). In this context they point to a terminological issue that plagues novel studies, namely, the lack of an all-encompassing, loosely de- fined generic label, such as “poetry” (as distinct from “the poem that would escape the “sense...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 258–260.
Published: 01 June 2013
.... Therefore, the editors state, their policy has been to take a liberal approach to the subject, “incorporating the fullest range of writing that scholars call ‘novels’ and giving significant attention to the debate itself” (xviii). In this context they point to a terminological issue that plagues novel...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 260–263.
Published: 01 June 2013
... they point to a terminological issue that plagues novel studies, namely, the lack of an all-encompassing, loosely de- fined generic label, such as “poetry” (as distinct from “the poem that would escape the “sense of immediacy” (xvii) produced by the definite article. The editors pay tribute to the two...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 263–267.
Published: 01 June 2013
.... Therefore, the editors state, their policy has been to take a liberal approach to the subject, “incorporating the fullest range of writing that scholars call ‘novels’ and giving significant attention to the debate itself” (xviii). In this context they point to a terminological issue that plagues novel...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 267–270.
Published: 01 June 2013
... they point to a terminological issue that plagues novel studies, namely, the lack of an all-encompassing, loosely de- fined generic label, such as “poetry” (as distinct from “the poem that would escape the “sense of immediacy” (xvii) produced by the definite article. The editors pay tribute to the two...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 270–273.
Published: 01 June 2013
... they point to a terminological issue that plagues novel studies, namely, the lack of an all-encompassing, loosely de- fined generic label, such as “poetry” (as distinct from “the poem that would escape the “sense of immediacy” (xvii) produced by the definite article. The editors pay tribute to the two...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 273–275.
Published: 01 June 2013
... they point to a terminological issue that plagues novel studies, namely, the lack of an all-encompassing, loosely de- fined generic label, such as “poetry” (as distinct from “the poem that would escape the “sense of immediacy” (xvii) produced by the definite article. The editors pay tribute to the two...