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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 635–666.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... The experience of involuntary memory, in other words, constitutes a type of anachronism: the intrusion of a past sensation within the present. Marcel Proust’s idea of anachronism should be understood in relation to the intellectual world of the turn of the twentieth century, in particular that historical science...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (4): 607–618.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Joshua Landy How similar is Proust's Recherche to Dante's Commedia ? Not very, as it turns out. In the first place, Proust's protagonist does not require an experience of ideal love as a precondition for conversion: Mlle de Saint-Loup is no Beatrice. And in the second, what he produces...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 551–554.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Press). Pratt, Annis 1981 Archetypal Patterns in Women’s Fiction (Bloomington: Indiana University Press). Joshua Landy, Philosophy as Fiction: Self, Deception, and Knowledge in Proust. Ox- ford: Oxford University Press, 2004. x + 255 pp. In this remarkable book, Joshua Landy proposes...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 55–105.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Darci L. Gardner One of the enigmas of Marcel Proust's great novel is the unusual type of engagement it necessitates. It is impossible to read without frequently referring back to earlier portions of the text. Hypotactic sentences and unanticipated developments not only trigger reflection...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (1): 91–135.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Joshua Landy Although it is, in principle, almost universally accepted today that authors and narrators must be rigorously demarcated, somehow scholars of Marcel Proust seem—whether wittingly or unwittingly—to make an exception for In Search of Lost me . Because it is written in the first person...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (4): 573–606.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Gian Balsamo This essay discusses the literary genre of Proust's In Search of Lost Time as analogous with the genre peculiar to Dante's Commedia and Augustine's Confessions . Both Dante and Augustine narrate their autobiography in terms of a writerly vocation pursued by means of a love quest; both...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (4): 619–652.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Hervé G. Picherit Much in Marcel Proust's Un amour de Swann —notably its position in the Recherche and the title itself—suggests that we might derive from the tale of Swann's love for Odette a general “law” about love, applicable throughout the Recherche . Yet far from conveying a clear account...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (3): 479–502.
Published: 01 September 2000
... studies. Through probing a passage from Proust's A la recherche du temps perdu , the claim is put forward that the literary text itself,in addition to being poetic, is doing poetics. The passage, in other words,offers an experiment in semiotic sign-making that is fully capable of participating...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (4): 327–498.
Published: 01 December 2015
... An Example from Proust; 2.3.4 Impossible Ontology: The Mediator Accompanied or Abandoned by the Author; 2.4 Making Bricks without Straw: How to Do Things with an Unworkable Formula? 3 The Constructivist Turn: (Un)Reliability as a Mechanism of Integration: 3.1 The Perspectival Mechanism among Other Lines...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 554–556.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Press). Pratt, Annis 1981 Archetypal Patterns in Women’s Fiction (Bloomington: Indiana University Press). Joshua Landy, Philosophy as Fiction: Self, Deception, and Knowledge in Proust. Ox- ford: Oxford University Press, 2004. x + 255 pp. In this remarkable book, Joshua Landy proposes...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 557–558.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Press). Pratt, Annis 1981 Archetypal Patterns in Women’s Fiction (Bloomington: Indiana University Press). Joshua Landy, Philosophy as Fiction: Self, Deception, and Knowledge in Proust. Ox- ford: Oxford University Press, 2004. x + 255 pp. In this remarkable book, Joshua Landy proposes...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 558–561.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Press). Pratt, Annis 1981 Archetypal Patterns in Women’s Fiction (Bloomington: Indiana University Press). Joshua Landy, Philosophy as Fiction: Self, Deception, and Knowledge in Proust. Ox- ford: Oxford University Press, 2004. x + 255 pp. In this remarkable book, Joshua Landy proposes...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 561–562.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Press). Pratt, Annis 1981 Archetypal Patterns in Women’s Fiction (Bloomington: Indiana University Press). Joshua Landy, Philosophy as Fiction: Self, Deception, and Knowledge in Proust. Ox- ford: Oxford University Press, 2004. x + 255 pp. In this remarkable book, Joshua Landy proposes...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 549–551.
Published: 01 September 2005
... in Politics and Culture, 3rd ed. (New Delhi: Oxford Uni- versity Press). Pratt, Annis 1981 Archetypal Patterns in Women’s Fiction (Bloomington: Indiana University Press). Joshua Landy, Philosophy as Fiction: Self, Deception, and Knowledge in Proust. Ox- ford: Oxford University Press, 2004. x + 255...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (4): 689–710.
Published: 01 December 2004
... (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press). Plato 1901 Opera , vol. 2 , edited by John Burnet (Oxford:Clarendon). Price, A. W. 1989 Love and Friendship in Plato and Aristotle (Oxford: Clarendon). Proust, Marcel 1982 Remembrance of Things Past , vol. 3 , translated by Terence Kilmartin (New...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 469–470.
Published: 01 June 2000
... Zola, J.-K. Huysmans, and Claude Simon. In the section’s best essay, Michael R. Finn carefully examines ‘‘Le Balzac de Proust Proust saw Balzac as both mentor and monster; he freed himself from the dead au- thor’s colonizing...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (4): 817–818.
Published: 01 December 2007
... (together with Claude Bremond and Thomas Pavel) of Thematics: New Approaches (1995) and the author of Philosophy as Fiction: Self, Deception, and Knowledge in Proust (2004). He is currently working on a second collection together with Michael Saler, The Re-Enchantment of the World: Secular Magic...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (3): 281–326.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., such a “narrative conversion,” as he also calls it, is evidently a “motivated decision” for authors (he mentions Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Henry James, Kafka, and Marcel Proust). However, it is not easy to pinpoint the specific “advantage gained” (110). In this respect, Genette is more explicit about the uncertainties...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 579–603.
Published: 01 December 2016
... narratologists, which they share with Russian formalists. Genette writes in the preface that Marcel Proust’s A la recherche du temps perdu occupies a special position in his study (1980 [1972]: 21): this novel does not merely exemplify the different phenomena defined in the theory, since it cannot...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (4): 699–705.
Published: 01 December 2002
... histories as well as reviewing these case histories themselves. Chapter  discusses Proust’s A la Recherche du temps perdu, whose first-person narrative creates a pervasive equivocation regarding its (non)fictional status because of the undecidability of its narrator’s Marcel’s identity or non- identity...