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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (3): 704–705.
Published: 01 September 2001
...’’ by Richard Howard. Together with its appendix, including a bibliographical essay, Howe’s book offers a useful introduction to the genre of dramatic monologue for nonspecialists. Eyal Segal, Tel Aviv David Richter, The Progress of Romance: Literary...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of the trial against the general secretary of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia, Rudolf Slánský, and his thirteen codefendants, which took place in Prague in November 1952, and argues that it was emplotted as a romance. The public confessions, then, functioned as the narrative's “happy ending,” conditio...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (1): 81–106.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Dirk de Geest; An Goris This article broadens the concept of “constrained writing” by applying it to a less prestigious domain of literature, namely, popular romance novels. In order to find out how constraints play a role in writing and publishing such commercial texts, a corpus of handbooks...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (3): 521–591.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Donald R. Wehrs This essay explores Shakespeare’s qualification of romance conventions as a significant event in Western literary history. It may be seen as part of a sustained challenge to the subordination of somatic and affective sense to intellectual, conceptual significance advocated...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 363–391.
Published: 01 June 2017
... reform. Those arguments highlight different key figures and events yet draw on similar narrative genres to frame them. Importantly, high genres of heroic romance inspire elevation toward one's own side by celebrating victories and lamenting tragedies, and low genres of satire inspire contempt toward...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 281–299.
Published: 01 June 2020
... of musical theater from these geographically remote traditions to argue that use of historically problematic romances to explore the relationship of ethics, emotion, and reason resulted in novel depictions of attachment emotions as neither purely selfless “gut reactions” nor calculating facades. Scenes...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 53–118.
Published: 01 June 2013
... that The Franklin’s Tale marks a moment in the history of genre development when medieval lais, due to Chaucer’s interest in unrealized possibilities, begin to resemble modern psychological narratives more than medieval romances. © 2013 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2013 I am grateful...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (1-2): 33–58.
Published: 01 June 2015
... seen as socially incompatible in that they live or work in dissimilar places. In all three texts, communication systems help connect the characters and bridge the environments in which they normally reside, thereby allowing romance to develop. However, the speed, reliability, and materiality...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 107–136.
Published: 01 March 2016
... field McKeon postulates a historical development pat- terned in terms of “thesis-antithesis-synthesis”: On the level of [1] narrative epistemology, the traditional idealism of romance [thesis] is criticized by a standard of na¨ıve empiricism [antithesis], which is itself challenged by a more...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 67–92.
Published: 01 February 2018
... , edited by Moretti Franco , 1 – 36 ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press ). Green Dennis H. 2002 The Beginnings of Medieval Romance: Fact and Fiction, 1150–1220 ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press ). Groeben Norbert Carsten Dutt 2011...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 205–222.
Published: 01 June 2020
... ) 1990 . Romance of the Three Kingdoms , translated by Brewitt-Taylor C. H. . 2 vols. Rutland, VT : Tuttle . Means David . 2010 . “ The Tree Line, Kansas, 1934 ,” New Yorker , October 25 . www.newyorker.com/magazine/2010/10/25/the-tree-line-kansas-1934 . Potter Sulamith...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 429–451.
Published: 01 September 2017
... to trace from the chivalrous lyric and romance to the various imitations of Amadis and the seventeenth-century salon. Our notions of human and natural beauty are liberal and their development was aided by racial and cultural intermingling perhaps no less than the development of litera- ture...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (3): 399–436.
Published: 01 September 2004
...] The Monk (London: Oxford University Press). Lodge, David 1985 [1984] Small World: An Academic Romance (Harmondsworth, U.K.: Penguin). 1992 The Art of Fiction (Harmondsworth, U.K.: Penguin). Lodge, Thomas 1971 [1590] Rosalynde; or,Euphues' Golden Legacy , edited by W.W. Greg (New...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 475–513.
Published: 01 June 2001
... of the romance in performance) and the indicative mood of social norms 9 and actions that the performance attempts to transform. By explicitly juxtaposing (but not equating) reading texts with enacting scenarios and both of these modes of interpretation...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (2): 241–244.
Published: 01 June 2012
... in FTC, beginning with the “adventure time” of Greek romance; and lastly, chronotopes that define groups—or types—of genres (e.g., Bart Keunen’s “monological” chronotopes, where the entire plot moves teleo- logically toward its final moment, as against “dialogical” ones, where it doesn’t). Bemong...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (2): 244–247.
Published: 01 June 2012
... referred to as “motifs”; “major” or dominant chronotopes on the level of the text as a whole; generic chronotopes, such as those that inform the dis- cussion in FTC, beginning with the “adventure time” of Greek romance; and lastly, chronotopes that define groups—or types—of genres (e.g., Bart...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (2): 247–249.
Published: 01 June 2012
... or less parallel to what is commonly referred to as “motifs”; “major” or dominant chronotopes on the level of the text as a whole; generic chronotopes, such as those that inform the dis- cussion in FTC, beginning with the “adventure time” of Greek romance; and lastly, chronotopes that define groups...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (3-4): 253–299.
Published: 01 December 2012
... David , 243 – 67 ( Stanford, CA : Center for the Study of Language and Information ). Fontanier Pierre 1977 [1821] Les figures du discours ( Paris : Flammarion ). Forgacs David 1984-85 “ Manzoni and the Discourse of History and Fiction ,” Romance Studies 5 : 128 – 42...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (3): 381–402.
Published: 01 September 2021
... explains in his Key Issues in Historical Theory (2015: 57) that historians use “story forms, or, more technically, narrative templates,” to make sense of the past. These templates, for Paul, may be of the types analyzed by White in Metahistory (i.e., comedy, tragedy, romance, satire), as they may...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (2): 291–326.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Haven, CT: Yale University Press). Milowicki, Edward J. 1996 “The Quest for Genre:Menippean Satire, Romance, and the Novel,” Canadian Review of Comparative Literature 23 (4): 1213 -25. Milowicki, Edward, and Rawdon Wilson 1995a “Ovid through Shakespeare: The Divided Self,” Poetics Today...