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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 501–568.
Published: 01 September 2006
... is used to show how Woolf's work evolved as a frame of reference for literary critics and essayists. Woolf's translation and publishing history is analyzed in terms of changing strategies and shifting interests on these fronts. Reconstruction of values that underlie judgments in reviews of Woolf's work...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 93–111.
Published: 01 February 2018
... in the history of the novel. It argues that the Danish eighteenth- century novel provides answers to the question of the origin of the novel. A smaller novel corpus than that of the English eighteenth-century novel enables a method which combines quantitative studies and close readings. By examining...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 41–65.
Published: 01 February 2018
... Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2018 periodization first-person novel quantitative literary history digital humanities literary evolution References Anderson Perry 2006 “ Persian Letters (Montesquieu, 1721) .” In The Novel , edited by Moretti Franco , vol. 2 , 161...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 453–483.
Published: 01 September 2017
... , 532 – 38 ( Saint Petersburg : Inapress ). Engel'gardt Boris 1924 Aleksandr Nikolaevich Veselovskii ( Saint Petersburg, Russia : Kolos ). Heuser Ryan Le-Khac Long 2012 A Quantitative Literary History of 2,958 Nineteenth-Century British Novels: The Semantic Cohort...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 137–154.
Published: 01 March 2016
... the case that during the course of literary history novels have become on average more and more dialogic? Or perhaps there has been no real increase, and works like The Vault, Deception, and others of their kind are nonillustrative exceptions whose existence really does not indicate anything about...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 February 2018
... as a forum for sorting out existing critical debate on the novel, with the editorial for the inaugural issue stating: “We will invite readings, then, which accommodate the novel’s breadth, depth and variety as a literary form; we will cover the novel’s history in all litera- tures; and we will serve...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (1-2): 117–171.
Published: 01 June 2014
..., that I see quantitative analysis as complementary not only to standard literary history but also to close reading: it can help us step back and see what is really on the page. Most notably, such analysis can establish patterns in a large corpus of texts. Being aware of these patterns can help us...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 579–603.
Published: 01 December 2016
... ). Blumenberg Hans 1986 Lebenszeit und Weltzeit ( Frankfurt am Main : Suhrkamp ). Bremond Claude 1980 “The Logic of Narrative Possibilities,” New Literary History 11 ( 3 ): 387 – 411 . Chatman Seymour 1983 [1978] Story and Discourse: Narrative Structure in Fiction...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (1-2): 194–197.
Published: 01 June 2014
.... This book is about the concept of a literary “world” and how it can help in rethinking traditional paradigms of literary history. It is divided into three main parts. Part 1, “Literary Worlds,” analyzes the concept of “world” as a defining aesthetic factor of the literary work — “the diegetic totality...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 63–89.
Published: 01 March 2002
... is to make a ‘‘cru- cial recommendation’’ as to what to look for and how to look at it in works of art. In this article we face two ways of looking at cultural history in general and literary history in particular. I suggest that the acceptance or rejection of some such recommendation is determined...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (3): 437–472.
Published: 01 September 2008
...,” American Anthropologist 75 : 214 -42. Bremond, Claude 1980 “The Logic of Narrative Possibilities,” translated by E. D. Cancalon, New Literary History 11 : 387 -411. Bruner, Jerome 1986 Actual Minds, Possible Worlds (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press). 1990 Acts of Meaning...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 697–703.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... And yet, if a literary scholar feels the necessity to go outside the discipline in order to study theories of history, or of economics or, especially, of psychoanalysis in order to explain literature and its effects, then why wouldn’t they feel the necessity to study empirical-psychological theories...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 317–320.
Published: 01 June 2021
... the correlation between the numerous declarations of the death of the novel and the latest metamorphosis of the book in terms of materiality, narration, and stylistics. According to Van de Ven, these declarations of the death of the novel did not result in a decreased interest in literary works. On the contrary...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 519–548.
Published: 01 September 2017
... claims for disciplinary autonomy from the subsequently developed theoretical proposition that literature is an autonomous system. By establishing that Russian formalist literary theory emerged within a paradigm which understood (poetic) language as a product of history, the article counters...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (3): 429–451.
Published: 01 September 2019
... History 47 , no. 1 : 187 – 207 . Caracciolo Marco van Duuren Thom 2015 . “ Changed by Literature? A Critical Review of Psychological Research on the Effects of Reading Fiction .” Interdisciplinary Literary Studies 17 , no. 4 : 517 – 39 . Charlton Michael Pette Corinna...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 255–272.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Literary Studies , edited by Zunshine Lisa , 581 – 92 ( Oxford : Oxford University Press ). Bortolussi Marisa Dixon Peter 2003 Psychonarratology: Foundations for the Empirical Study of Literary Response ( Cambridge, UK : Cambridge University Press ). Brosch Renate...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 705–707.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., Literature, and History. New York: Routledge, 2014. xii 1 271 pp. This collection of essays mirrors the promise, the accomplishments, and the challenges of cognitive literary studies. Not only the academic science jour- nals, but the mass media have been presenting weekly reports of supposedly empirical...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 707–710.
Published: 01 December 2016
... studies the manner in which literary and theatrical works of several South African authors reflect the political history of their country from the beginning of the apartheid era in the late 1940s to the emergence of post-apartheid society in the 1990s, placing a particular emphasis on how the endings...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 710–712.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... Bruhn and Donald R. Wehrs, eds., Cognition, Literature, and History. New York: Routledge, 2014. xii 1 271 pp. This collection of essays mirrors the promise, the accomplishments, and the challenges of cognitive literary studies. Not only the academic science jour- nals, but the mass media have been...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 713–715.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and Donald R. Wehrs, eds., Cognition, Literature, and History. New York: Routledge, 2014. xii 1 271 pp. This collection of essays mirrors the promise, the accomplishments, and the challenges of cognitive literary studies. Not only the academic science jour- nals, but the mass media have been presenting...