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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (2): 353–362.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Françoise Mirguet Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2009 Regards croisés sur la Bible: Etudes sur le point de vue . Actes du IIIe colloque international du Réseau de recherche en narrativité biblique (Lectio Divina hors série). Paris: Cerf, 2007. 476 pp. Alter...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (3): 513–537.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Marc Angenot Are public languages (as opposed to esoteric , i.e., scholarly or disciplinary discourses) that coexist in a given state of society to be distinguished–beyond their diverging points of view, the clash of data retained or set aside, the disparity of their objectives as well...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 67–92.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Monika Fludernik Catherine Gallagher’s arguments for a rise of fictionality in the eighteenth century, reinventing the rise of the novel as a rise in fictionality, provides a starting point for the article. It will compare Gallagher’s thesis to other proposals about the rise of fictionality...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 711–749.
Published: 01 December 2000
... the chain of transmission is the author, our frame-sharer and our normative reference-point for every intermediate viewpoint. To test and illustrate these relations anew, they are extended here beyond the traditional semiotic boundaries of language, so that mediation extends to the very medium. My test case...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (4): 573–606.
Published: 01 December 2007
..., and narrator, may be applied to Proust's novel. Marcel, the protagonist, crowns his literary vocation only at the end of a protracted love quest. His success in the love quest coincides with the end of the novel, and it is at this point that the distinction between fictional character and historical author...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (1): 103–119.
Published: 01 March 2021
... published and unpublished seminars that Derrida delivered chiefly in Europe and North America. Highlights of the various essays are reviewed and at various points some few issues of a critical nature are raised for consideration. The seminars Life Death (1975–76), Hospitality (1995–96) and Death Penalty...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (4): 721–785.
Published: 01 December 2010
... but points out differences between humor and narrative. While narrative has minimally two layers of intentionality (oriented to the action and to its presentation), humor need not have them. While humor always requires agents to perceive incongruity and induces (or confirms) feelings of superiority in them...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 353–383.
Published: 01 June 2006
... transmission. Inspired by Roland Barthes's notion of the punctum, we read such testimonial objects as points of memory—points of intersection between past and present, memory and postmemory, personal and cultural recollection. They call for an expanded approach to testimony, one in which a consideration...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (3-4): 253–299.
Published: 01 December 2012
... precisely around 1630, and mainly in Italy. The most likely explanation is twofold. First, the interpretation of catastrophes no longer relies solely on religious explanations, but political and polemical ones are also starting to be considered. Second, the expression of a point of view contributes...
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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 (1): 61–93.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Lilach Lachman Although historians of the avant-garde have noted the double requirement for innovators to dramatize a provocative verbal action that experiments with form, the interaction between the ideology and poetics of avant-garde poetry has been largely neglected. Recent studies point...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (1): 95–128.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Jonathan Monroe In leading off the section “Aftershock: Poetry and Cultural Politics since 1989,” this essay takes as its point of departure the pivotal historical, cultural, and political questions posed by the fall of the Berlin Wall. It explores, in particular, the concomitant collapse...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (3): 561–590.
Published: 01 September 2000
...) to these“key” passages or are simply passed over in silence, so that the poem is reduced to a skeletal structure of points that yield most readily to a particular interpretative orientation. However, in “The Skaters”Ashbery anticipates this sort of reading, appearing to cater to it butonly in order to entrap...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 621–632.
Published: 01 December 2000
... the title“interpretation.” The point is not can interpretation be reasonable, possible, or neglectable; rather, can literary scholars perform the operation called interpretation in terms of theory-guided operationalized productions of experiential knowledge which can be stabilized in respective scholarly...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 681–709.
Published: 01 December 2000
... and fact/fiction interactions as a theoretical problem in literary studies (with Benjamin Harshav's theory as a point of departure); the“legitimacy” of using biographical material in the analysis of fictional works; literary allusion; passivity and activity in art and reality;and the reciprocal...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 25–39.
Published: 01 March 2001
.... Often the most telling clue in a parody is the imitation of subject matter, but subject matter so handled as to point to the preoccupations of the author of the original. © 2001 by the Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2001 Beardsley, Monroe 1958 Aesthetics: Problems...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 89–127.
Published: 01 March 2001
... (as a time-space construct) and the development of narrative modes in the long poem. In exploring the time-space poetics of Keats's Hyperion , this essay takes as its point of departure the narrative questions posed by the shift from the classical model of Enlightenment epic to the Romantic long poem, and so...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (3): 607–650.
Published: 01 September 2001
.... This article delineates strategic points in the emergence of this sensibility and the forms and contexts of its presence in art during the seventeenth century and the first half of the eighteenth century. The primary thesis is that sympathy thrived where mimetic illusion failed. In the figurative terms...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (4): 765–793.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Andrew Franta Recent work on Shelley has focused on the relationship between poetry and politics, attempting to explain poetry's role in effecting political change. This essay argues that such an approach—which asks how Shelley's political opinions are manifested in his poems—misses the point...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (4): 829–852.
Published: 01 December 2001
... in relation to a surrounding world of ideas. Of the two only narratology can therefore theorize both authorship and reading. In specific terms, this essay argues that the controversial narratological abstraction of implied authorship represents the only point at which a negotiation between textual...