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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (4): 645–650.
Published: 01 December 2021
... goes hand in hand with noticing its many, complex, and sometimes contradictory political uses and resonances. In Elsky's treatment, the poetics of custom is intertwined with the politics of colonization (from the perspective of both the colonizer and the colonized), the politics of class and gender...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 309–334.
Published: 01 June 2022
... that a rhetorical narrative strategy, the allusive cognitive metaphor , is effective in conveying viral ideological content in contemporary storytelling environments. The allusive cognitive metaphor (ACM) has been adopted in recent years in cultural and political debate to advocate and spread views efficiently...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 653–679.
Published: 01 December 2000
... protistátneho spionázneho a sprisahaneckého centra na čele s Rudolfom Slánským (Bratislava: Slovenske vydavatelstvo politickej literatúry). Brabec, Václav 1969 “The Relationship of the CPCS and the Public to the Political Trials of the Early Fifties,” Radio Free Europe Czechoslovak Press Survey...
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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 (2002) 23 (1): 91–122.
Published: 01 March 2002
... history. The intense and sustained political conflict between Parliament and the king, notwithstand- ing its bickering tone, its sordid broadside debates, its political murders and character assassinations, its relentless use of propaganda and wholesale politicization of the arts, provided the spur...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (4): 581–611.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Svetlana Boym This essay proposes to place the poetics of Russian Formalism within a broader European context of literary, philosophical, and political reflection on modernity. The historical metamorphosis of estrangement from a technique of art to an existential art of survival and a practice...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (4): 665–696.
Published: 01 December 2005
...: Avtobiograficheskaia proza Viktora Shklovskogo,” Druzhba narodov 12 : 170 -83. The Politics of Estrangement: The Case of the Early Shklovsky Galin Tihanov European Languages and Cultures, Lancaster Abstract I discuss here Shklovsky’s theory of estrangement as formulated in a num- ber of texts...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (1): 35–66.
Published: 01 March 2006
... relationship between the aesthetics and politics of estrangement and argues that an attentive look at the history of estrangement reveals its deep involvement with revolutionary and police state politics. This essay traces estrangement's conflicted development through Victor Shklovsky's oeuvre and beyond...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (3): 603–609.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Roman insupportable (Paris: Gallimard). Weinstein, Arnold 1993 Nobody's Home: Speech, Self, and Place in American Fiction from Hawthorne to DeLillo (New York: Oxford University Press). The Politics of Modernity: Céline and French Literature between the Wars Sebastian Veg Centre de...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (4): 713–733.
Published: 01 December 2008
..., in the Soviet Union itself, the term samizdat was used in a broader sense, to mean diverse phenomena of unofficial cultural production—not necessarily of literary origin or dissident politics. In this broader sense, the term may be used to describe music samizdat (also known as magnitizdat ), cinematic samizdat...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (1): 107–132.
Published: 01 March 2009
... of the broader politics of representing life behind the iron curtain. It argues that Philip Roth's sustained professional engagement with the Czech socialist experience can be read as his critical refusal to take part in the dominant U.S. narrative of Eastern European suffering and oppression. The essay analyzes...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 382–384.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Brian McHale Tyrus Miller, Singular Examples: Artistic Politics and the Neo-Avant-Garde . Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press , 2009 . 258 pp . Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2010 New Books at a Glance Rebecca Beasley, Theorists of Modernist Poetry: T. S...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (3): 443–472.
Published: 01 September 2016
... “reproductive futurism” to describe the tendency to define political value in terms of a future “for the children” and insisting that the power of queer critique inheres in its opposition to this narrative and therefore to politics as we know it. This assertion inspired extensive debate on relationships between...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (2): 327–351.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Cat Moir This article makes a case for the relevance of Ernst Bloch's philosophy to thinking through the political consequences of contemporary “speculative materialist” theory. Quentin Meillassoux's speculative materialism offers a vision of the world in which a future of justice may be materially...
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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 (2020) 41 (3): 347–367.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Douglas Morrey Submission (2015), a novel in which a Muslim political party is elected to govern France, has been widely interpreted as part of a ubiquitous discourse of “declinism” in contemporary French intellectual culture. The novel has been accused of complicity with a reactionary politics...
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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 (2016) 37 (2): 295–308.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Peter Hitchcock Given the collapse of communism and actually existing socialism, we should not be surprised that there have been various attempts to revisit the meaning of V. I. Lenin and Leninism. While political answers have seemed relatively easy, several thinkers, including Alain Badiou, Slavoj...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 293–318.
Published: 01 June 2000
... “narrativist turn.” It attempts to present a genealogy of the different ways in which disciplines in the human sciences have formulated and employed narrative and narrative theory,particularly in those fields that make truth claims: history or political science, for example. Why have political scientists now...
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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...