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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 731–736.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Bohumil Fořt Doležel Lubomír , Heterocosmica II. Fikční světy postmoderní české prózy (Heterocosmica II: Fictional Worlds of Postmodern Czech Prose) . Prague : Karolinum , 2014 . 190 pp. Copyright © 2017 Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2017 References Doležel...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 183–199.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Virginia Pignagnoli As we enter a new literary period succeeding postmodernism, the models and methods of our theories are called into question vis-à-vis their ability to effectively frame the formal features describing contemporary literary narratives. The article surveys current discussions...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (4): 631–634.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Thomas Bronwen ., Fictional Dialogue: Speech and Conversation in the Modern and Postmodern Novel . Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press , 2012 . ix + 212 pp. © 2014 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2014 New Books at a Glance Edward Adams, Liberal Epic...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (4): 693–710.
Published: 01 December 2006
... lines of the postmodern critique of science—linguistic slippage and paradigm-dependency—not to subvert or to critique science as an end in itself but to return attention to the human subject, specifically in the context of AIDS, suggesting that the individual becomes lost in the analytical, object...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (4): 864–866.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., Narrative, and Postmodernism. Cambridge: Cam- bridge University Press, xii + pp. Ursula Heise’s book explores the ways changes in the cultural conceptions of temporality over the last decades manifest themselves in postmodernist narratives—narrative being regarded as the literary genre most directly...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (4): 541–574.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Hans Demeyer; Sven Vitse Abstract Contemporary developments in fiction have so far primarily been interpreted as an attempt to move beyond postmodernism toward a renewed sense of realism and communication. This article suggests an alternative conceptualization and puts forward the hypothesis...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 107–136.
Published: 01 March 2016
... . The analysis confirms adherence to the tool's patterns in the four histories. Such adherence may help us understand ways academics and specifically historians think about literature and validate the spatiotemporal framework as an analytic tool. In the current “post-postmodern” context of history as both...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 March 2000
... in the postmodern period and provide the model for “mechanical” writing practices in postmodernist poetry. The present essay examines the heterogeneity of postmodernist machine-writing practices and seeks, however provisionally, to reduce that heterogeneity to some degree of conceptual order. Four representative...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 25–39.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Seymour Chatman This article questions recent arguments that “parody” is the prototypical postmodern genre, an argument which not only goes needlessly beyond the traditional definition of the term but handicaps stylisticians from distinguishing between it and its neighboring kinds of texts. Citing...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 597–614.
Published: 01 September 2006
... of postmodern capitalism, its tensions, oppositions, and contradictions. Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2006 Beck, Ulrich 1995 Ecological Politics in the Age of Risk (Cambridge, UK: Polity). Benjamin, Walter 1969 “Theses on the Philosophy of History,” in Illuminations , translated...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 175–195.
Published: 01 March 2008
... narratives influence the relationship between word and image and the fictiveness of photographs within novels. Unlike earlier writers, who used photographs for illustration of place, postmodern novelists frequently use photographs as documentation, both in support of and in opposition to the written...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 751–761.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Michael Larson Jameson’s Affective Turn: Bodily States, Temporality, and Aesthetics after Modernity Michael Larson University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Fredric Jameson, The Ancients and the Postmoderns. New York: Verso, 2015. 306 pp. If the abundance of scholarly work...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 569–587.
Published: 01 September 2017
... in certain situations as a way to find a new kind of value in storytelling. © 2017 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2017 denarration epistemology narrative postmodernism post-postmodernism qualia truth References Barth John 1984 The Friday Book: Essays and Other...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (4): 777–778.
Published: 01 December 2022
... as a unique, watershed event also downplays and even omits other relevant contexts such as literary postmodernism and the question of the psychology of personal participation. Despite the fact that the book does attempt to link the literature of the Second World War to the modernist literary tradition...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 349–377.
Published: 01 June 2000
... to the Theory of Narrative (Toronto: University of Toronto Press). Ballard, J. G. 1973 Crash (London: Cape). Baudrillard, Jean 1983 Simulations , translated by Paul Foss, Paul Patton, and Philip Beitchman (New York: Semiotext[e]). Booker, M. Keith 1994 “Technology, History, and the Postmodern...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (3): 541–545.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... Chapter 5, ‘‘Resisting Post-Deconstructive Space’’ (87–106), juxtaposes Fredric Jameson’s resistance to postmodern space against Janet Kauffman’s The Body in Four Parts (1993), a novel that ‘‘embraces [the] spatial contradic- tions and material complexity’’ that Jameson views as politically disempow...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (4): 639–661.
Published: 01 December 2022
... . 2007 . Reading Network Fiction . Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press . Conte Joseph M. 1991 . Unending Design: The Forms of Postmodern Poetry . Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press . D'Agata John , and Tall Deborah . 1997 . “ New Terrain: The Lyric Essay...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (4): 611–631.
Published: 01 December 2002
... 1995 “The Postmodernism(s) of Christine Brooke-Rose,” in Friedman and Martin 1995 : 192 -213. Plato 1993 Republic ,translated by Robin Waterfield (Oxford: Oxford University Press). Reyes, Heather 1995 “The British and Their`Fixions,' the French and their Factions,” in Friedman and Martin...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (3): 479–502.
Published: 01 September 2000
... of the fiercest controversy between humanist and postmodern scholarship, between a mimetic and a constructivist narratology. It is because of its antihumanism that postmodernism is most ferociously resisted, whereas the example from Proust developed below demonstrates that this is a misunderstanding...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (3): 201–231.
Published: 01 September 2015
... : Routledge ). Burke Seán , ed. 1995 Authorship: From Plato to the Postmodern; Reader ( Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press ). Cantril Hadley , ed. 1960 The Morning Notes of Adelbert Ames, Jr . ( New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press ). Claassen Eefje 2012...