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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (1): 101–116.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Megan Quigley This article argues for a “resolute reading” of Virginia Woolf’s The Voyage Out , akin to Cora Diamond and James Conant’s reading of Ludwig Wittgenstein’s Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus . The resolute approach to the Tractatus contends that we should embrace Wittgenstein’s assertion...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 711–749.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Tamar Yacobi As defined in my previous work, (un)reliability is one of five types of hypothesis or integration mechanism, whereby readers account for textual incongruities. In principle, we may always appeal to alternative logics of resolution: ambiguous data may be attributed to generic convention...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (1): 83–100.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Wittgenstein Gottlob Frege Henry James resolute reading References Bayley John . 1960 . Characters of Love . London : Constable . Boyce Kristin . 2010 . “ Literature, Logic, and the Liberating Word: The Elucidation of Confusion in Henry James .” Journal of Philosophical Research...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (1): 79–111.
Published: 01 March 2005
...] of (punch or jab) lines for- mally or thematically linked’’ that are typically present in extended humor- ous texts. Pleasures and Tensions of the Text If some of the pleasures to be gotten from reading humorous novels are derived from the efficient resolution of incongruities and from the con- stant...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 669–704.
Published: 01 December 2020
... such fundamental concepts as complication, resolution, and illustration. Since Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1766) distinguished the temporal arts like poetry, where signs are consecutive, from the spatial arts like painting, where signs are juxtaposed, the latter have been considered to be limited when it comes...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (3): 425–448.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of emplotment, we are trying to make sense of an ongoing unresolved event, often by producing, reading, or exchanging informative, yet incomplete, narratives. In both cases, emplotment means to be caught in an unstable matrix of possibilities leading to the desire to reach a resolution point where a more...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (3): 463–486.
Published: 01 September 2023
... on a yet-to-be-published novel by Ian McEwan, rendering futuralism a literal mode of reading. With such distribution of theoretical and cultural attention, the futural concerns and formal solutions in globally semi-peripheral literatures are systematically ignored. By reorienting our focus on semi...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (3): 517–638.
Published: 01 September 2003
... conceivable, moreover, it would defeat the typologists’ own purpose. Why deny ‘‘story’’ (its reading, its theory) the entire impulse and momentum toward ‘‘narrative understandingalong with those toward the achieved goal, the problem solved—as forces for the wanted resolution? Why a single drive...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 391–412.
Published: 01 June 2001
... (Worden At this gathering a resolution was taken that, upon a superficial read- ing and in conventional postcolonial terms, seems peculiarly retrograde but that on closer consideration compels us to seek new vocabularies to describe situations of colonial negotiation. The resolution earnestly...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 219–241.
Published: 01 June 2022
..., with interdependent narrative trajectories. This article draws on small stories research and on scholarship on storytelling and ethics to explore the relative narrativity of the stories within charity fundraising letters and their marked contingence upon lack of resolution. This article also disentangles...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2012
... and Maney ). Dufter Andreas Hanna Patrizia Nel Aziz 2009 “ Natural Versification in French and German Counting-out Rhymes ,” in Aroui and Arleo 2009 : 101 – 21 . Eagleton Terry 2007 How to Read a Poem ( Malden, MA : Blackwell ). Fabb Nigel Halle Morris 2008...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (3): 403–460.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Thomas 2009 “ Surface, Depth, and the Spatial Imaginary: A Cognitive Reading of The Political Unconscious ”, Representations 108 : 76 – 97 . Cupchik Gerald 2004 “ A Reflection on Sternberg’s Narrative and Narrativity Concepts: Complementary Relations between Subject Matter and Style...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (2): 377–384.
Published: 01 June 2008
.... Paris: Éditions du Seuil, 2007. 438 pp. In this often exciting, often frustrating book, Raphaël Baroni investigates the emotions that perceivers feel during the process of reading, listening to, or viewing narratives. Distinguishing among the emotions felt by charac- ters, the emotions expressed...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (4): 730–731.
Published: 01 December 2006
... paradigm for argumentation. However, a closer reading of the texts reveals points 724 Poetics Today 27:4 common to various approaches, such as the attitude toward ancient rheto- ric. By defining themselves visvis Aristotle, all participants acknowledge the problem of associating argumentation...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (4): 731–733.
Published: 01 December 2006
... in this volume highlights their incompatibility, suggesting the absence of a unified research paradigm for argumentation. However, a closer reading of the texts reveals points 724 Poetics Today 27:4 common to various approaches, such as the attitude toward ancient rheto- ric. By defining themselves visvis...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (4): 723–726.
Published: 01 December 2006
..., a closer reading of the texts reveals points 724 Poetics Today 27:4 common to various approaches, such as the attitude toward ancient rheto- ric. By defining themselves visvis Aristotle, all participants acknowledge the problem of associating argumentation with persuasion. For example, authors tend...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (4): 726–730.
Published: 01 December 2006
... of argumentation (rather than on its sociological, philosophi- cal, or communicative dimensions), their meeting in this volume highlights their incompatibility, suggesting the absence of a unified research paradigm for argumentation. However, a closer reading of the texts reveals points 724 Poetics Today 27:4...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (4): 651–655.
Published: 01 December 2021
... their readings to others. Mason spends little time engaging with the history of theoretical debate that the concept has produced since it was coined by Julia Kristeva in 1967, preferring instead to focus on the pragmatics of reading itself. In fact, Mason is quite dismissive of the theoretical tradition...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 193–206.
Published: 01 June 2021
... compression even if you keep the threshold of compression at a level at which your eye, viewing the image on a screen with limited resolution, may initially not notice any loss of substance or quality. In her contribution to this issue, Karin Kukkonen makes a compelling case that reading unfolds across...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (3): 403–423.
Published: 01 September 2021
... reading them. First, interviews with journalists show that they are largely aware of this dialectic and purposefully use an immersive form to help readers better understand information. Then, an exploratory study with readers reveals that they claim to look mostly for information yet seem to favor...