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Poetics Today (1 December 2018) 39 (4): 679–701.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2018 homoglossia narratology metalepsis syllepsis second-person fiction References Aczel Richard 2001 “ Understanding as Over-Hearing: Toward a Dialogics of Voice ,” New Literary History 32 , no. 3 : 597 – 617...
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Poetics Today (1 February 2018) 39 (1): 67–92.
Published: 01 February 2018
... of fictionality . It will argue, first, that Gallagher’s theses reconfigure Ian Watt’s rise of the novel and that the rise of fictionality is actually more the rise of a particular kind of novel protagonist in a novel setting. Second, it will maintain that the novel is not tantamount to fictionality...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2018) 39 (3): 473–494.
Published: 01 September 2018
... ). Troscianko Emily . 2014 “ First-Person and Second-Generation Perspectives on Starvation in Kafka’s ‘Ein Hungerkünstler,’ ” Style 48 : 331 – 48 . Walsh Richard . 2007 The Rhetoric of Fictionality ( Columbus : Ohio State University Press ). Walton Kendall L. 1990 Mimesis as...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2012) 33 (1): 131–134.
Published: 01 March 2012
... “transcending of occasion.” The second strand is the understanding of fictionality as a cultural archive (in a sense influenced by Jacques Derrida’s discussion of the term). Here Punday focuses on two works published in 1975—Alice Walker’s “In Search of Zora Neale Hurston” (which played...
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Poetics Today (1 February 2018) 39 (1): 113–129.
Published: 01 February 2018
...) structuralist and post-structuralist con- tentions that characters are not represented persons but textual materials, (b) work in analytic philosophy on the ontological status of fictional char- acters, and (c) arguments of distinction-of-fiction theorists such as Dorrit Cohn (1999) and Ann Banfield (1982...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2004) 25 (2): 305–334.
Published: 01 June 2004
... within six months after the release of the film, 38 percent refer to questions concerning its reality status. A second analysis explores the perspectives from which this reality status is discussed and whether the recipients regard the film as fiction or as nonfiction. While most discussants correctly...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2002) 23 (4): 699–705.
Published: 01 December 2002
... borderlines between history and fiction, she argues, it is essential to sepa- rate two main ‘‘regimes’’ of narrative form—that of ‘‘third-person’’ and that 1 of rst-person Unlike Hamburger, though, Cohn does not banish the whole first-person regime from the fictional domain. She contends...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2000) 21 (2): 470–473.
Published: 01 June 2000
.... The personal letter, in the case of Pascal, is a fiction effacing the circumstances of the text’s production (the religious con- troversy) in order to invoke, by way of a fictive receiver, the authority of decent people, though it is...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2004) 25 (4): 653–671.
Published: 01 December 2004
... dedicated to getting Hendrik to stop, in the second they range more widely: she realizes with 14. We might compare this passage with the enigmatic final section of Foe,inwhichFri- day’s alterity, already powerfully suggested in the novel, is given even greater force when an unnamed first-person narrator...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2012) 33 (3-4): 495–499.
Published: 01 December 2012
.... The forms surveyed are (1) first-person present-tense narration, where the simultaneity of the narrator’s acting and reporting makes it difficult to imagine a real-world narrative situation; (2) second-per- son — or “you” — narration, where the logic of the narrator’s apparent ad- dress to the...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2004) 25 (2): 205–240.
Published: 01 June 2004
... Medienrezeption , vol. 3 , 187 -212 (Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft). Searle, John 1975 “The Logical Status of Fictional Discourse,” New Literary History 6 (2): 319 -32. Seilman, Uffe, and Steen F. Larsen 1989 “Personal Resonance to Literature: A Study of Remindings While Reading,” Poetics...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2016) 37 (1): 217–220.
Published: 01 March 2016
... hypothetical observer) extended beyond isolated locutions to the governing mode of a narrative: what would have been perceived by an omniscient perspective if such a perspective were possi- ble for the narrating character. First-person omniscience in contemporary fiction, claims Dawson, typically...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2007) 28 (1): 43–87.
Published: 01 March 2007
... between the narrator and the implied author (i.e., the author’s second self ). This seems largely attributable to the fact that “autobiography,” as the term indicates, is usually “autos” + “bios” + “graphein,” the “writing of one’s personal story by oneself.” The writer may assume a...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2015) 36 (1-2): 133–136.
Published: 01 June 2015
...]) as a strategy for modeling complexity in 132 Poetics Today 36:1-2 persons and narratives with nonhuman characters, which probe the limits of the concept’s applicability. These three chapters of the book’s second part, “Worlding the Story,” are interspersed with two worked examples. One...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2013) 34 (1-2): 255–258.
Published: 01 June 2013
...). The second and more specific type, on which this book focuses, is “eventful narration.” It requires something more than a mere (representation of) change, namely, a “point” which functions as the raison d’eˆtre of the narrative, “constituting its ‘tellability’ or ‘noteworthi- ness’ ” (2...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2005) 26 (3): 551–554.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., traced by Landy to the tradition of French moralists like La Rochefoucauld. At the same time, Landy sharpens a series of distinctions within the Recherche itself that less-attentive readings have tended to blur. Foremost among these is the distinction between Marcel Proust, the historical person...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2006) 27 (4): 711–722.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge (New York: Knopf). Cognitive Literary Studies: The ‘‘Second Generation’’ H. Porter Abbott English, UC Santa Barbara Alan Richardson and Ellen Spolsky, eds., The Work of Fiction: Cognition, Culture, and Complexity. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, 2004. xvi + 191 pp...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2016) 37 (4): 713–715.
Published: 01 December 2016
... essays on narratol- ogy and systems theory, the second comprises five essays regarding Inception (2010) as an archetypical puzzle film, the third contains four essays on Hollywood science fiction puzzle films, and the final section includes four essays which discuss Hollywood drama puzzle films. 708...
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Poetics Today (1 February 2018) 39 (1): 93–111.
Published: 01 February 2018
... with Paige’s interpretation of the pseudofac- tual mode. First, the pseudofactual is but one strategy among many in the eighteenth century and not enough to account for a “regime.” Second, the pseudofactual mode is indeed a factor leading toward the “fictional day.” As becomes clear by comparison...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2013) 34 (4): 617–622.
Published: 01 December 2013
... between “lyrical” and “epic” form, respectively, as Stephen in A Portrait characterized it. Three essays in the second section of the book (titled “Fact, Fiction, and Form”) deal with nonnovelistic genres. They all concern the boundaries of fiction and the relation between fictional and nonfictional...