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Poetics Today (1 December 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 of...
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Poetics Today (1 September 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 (1 December 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...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2000) 21 (4): 653–679.
Published: 01 December 2000
...; World). Bacílek, Karol 1953 Poučenie z procesu s vedením 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...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2002) 23 (1): 91–122.
Published: 01 March 2002
... assassinations, its relentless use of propaganda and wholesale politicization of the arts, provided the spur for working out a new political philosophy that became the template of modern democracies by radically rethinking the nature of power. After John Locke First Treatise, sec. the ‘‘great question...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2009) 30 (1): 107–132.
Published: 01 March 2009
... 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 (1 June 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 (1 December 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 of...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2005) 26 (4): 665–696.
Published: 01 December 2005
... “Prikliucheniia teoretika: 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...
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Poetics Today (1 March 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, in...
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Poetics Today (1 September 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 (1 June 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 (1 March 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 of the...
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Poetics Today (1 March 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. The...
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Poetics Today (1 June 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 (1 March 2009) 30 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Martin Machovec The term samizdat , now widespread, denotes the unofficial dissemination of any variety of text (book, magazine, leaflet, etc.) within “totalitarian” political systems, especially those after World War II. Such publishing, though often not explicitly forbidden by law, was always...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2009) 30 (1): 133–151.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Communism's breakdown. The article's main goal is thus to elucidate the peculiar nature of this resistance—to explicate the role of discourse in undermining the political order. Why did the end of totalitarian terror in Bulgaria take a theoretical turn? Is it fair to say that the breakdown of the regime was...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2009) 30 (2): 207–235.
Published: 01 June 2009
... have traveled from the politically inflected theory of earlier decades. In this article I place Levinas's writings alongside the critical prose of Brodsky, whose radical commitment to poetry—what Seamus Heaney called his “peremptory trust in words”—is set at a similar theoretical distance from the idea...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2005) 26 (4): 697–718.
Published: 01 December 2005
... border crossings were still possible. He argued for literature's independence from politics. The dynamics of diasporic literary life and its evolving “articulations of identity” are considered in the context of Soviet literary politics. The semantic unfolding of estrangement and its “historical...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2008) 29 (2): 277–308.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Merleau-Ponty's phenomenology, with contributions from Oudart's own phenomenological observations, and seeks to return the body (including its politics) to suture and to film narrative. The fundamental image drawn from Merleau-Ponty is the chiasmus, the film version of which is the shot/reverse shot...