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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 230–232.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Eyal Segal Paperno Irina , “Who, What Am I?”: Tolstoy Struggles to Narrate the Self . Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press , 2014 . x + 229 pp. © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 New Books at a Glance Walter Bernhart and Lawrence Kramer, eds...
Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 641–674.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Miriam Fernández-Santiago This article explores the birth of detective fiction as a dialogical contestation to its gothic, sensational, and pseudoscientific sources in the periodical publications of its time and suggests the use of self-reflective irony as the rhetorical device that allows Edgar...
Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 263–267.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Eyal Segal Bernhart Walter Wolf Werner , eds., Self-Reference in Literature and Music . Amsterdam : Rodopi , 2010 . x + 192 pp. © 2013 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2013 New Books at a Glance Peter Hu¨ hn, Eventfulness in British Fiction. Berlin: de...
Poetics Today (2001) 22 (3): 697–701.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Claudine Raynaud © 2001 by the Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2001 Under Scrutiny: Blueprints for Self-Writing Claudine Raynaud English, François-Rabelais, Tours Philippe Lejeune, Pour l’autobiographie. Paris: Seuil, pp. Philippe Lejeune, Les brouillons de soi...
Poetics Today (2001) 22 (4): 713–763.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., Newman Ivey 1966  The Unextinguished Hearth: Shelley and His Contemporary Critics (New York: Octagon). ‘‘Prodigious mixtures and confusions strange The Self-Subverting Mixed Style of The Cenci Mark J. Bruhn English, Regis University I read the Greek Dramatists and Plato...
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...
Poetics Today (2007) 28 (2): 303–336.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Eileen C. Sweeney In this essay, I offer an interpretation of Abelard's Historia Calamitatum and letters exchanged with Heloise, arguing that both are informed by the attempt to look below the surfaces of language, self, and action to a reality beneath and to achieve authenticity, by which I mean...
Poetics Today (2007) 28 (3): 499–526.
Published: 01 September 2007
... . This mode and that book particularly exerted a profound influence on Ludwig Wittgenstein, and in a fairly self-contained sector of his masterpiece, Philosophical Investigations , we see a modernized version of such self-interrogation in action. In his remarks on the experience of reading—a familiar...
Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 171–203.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Don Kuiken; David S. Miall; Shelley Sikora Literary reading has the capacity to implicate the self and deepen self-understanding, but little is known about how and when these effects occur. The present article examines two forms of self-implication in literary reading. In one form, which functions...
Poetics Today (2004) 25 (3): 548–550.
Published: 01 September 2004
... a relevant up-to-date bibliography at the end of each essay. Eyal Segal, Tel Aviv Walter H. Sokel, The Myth of Power and the Self: Essays on Franz Kafka. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 2002. 334 pp. Walter Sokel is among the most eminent Kafka...
Poetics Today (2022) 43 (4): 663–695.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Jeremy Page Abstract Daniel C. Dennett has argued that the self is a “theorists’ fiction,” a narrative self that is spun from the brain and functions like a center of gravity; an abstraction that is “supremely useful,” even if an ontological fiction. Various theorists, including Priscilla Brandon...
Published: 01 December 2022
Figure 1 The Self as Interaction between Personhood and Embodiment More
Poetics Today (2020) 41 (1): 117–139.
Published: 01 March 2020
... . In their conclusions, End Zone and the Tractatus analogously seek to undo themselves to overcome the inherent limitations of logic and language. © 2020 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2020 The Self-Erasing Word: Tautology and Unspeakability in DeLillo s End Zone Michael LeMahieu Clemson University...
Poetics Today (2020) 41 (3): 469–471.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Taylor Johnston Asad Talal , Secular Translations: Nation-State, Modern Self, and Calculative Reason . New York : Columbia University Press , 2018 , vii + 222 pp. © 2020 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2020 Reference Benjamin Walter . 1969...
Poetics Today (2008) 29 (3): 525–564.
Published: 01 September 2008
... composite images. These holograms of self and other provide visual signals which correspond to Paul Ricoeur's philosophy of “oneself as another.” The crisis of selfhood prompted by entanglement with the other— something established in both Shakespeare's poetry and Ricoeur's philosophy—is explored...
Poetics Today (2006) 27 (1): 35–66.
Published: 01 March 2006
... of this revolutionary estrangement on the self. Furthermore, the memoirs reenacted this unsettling estrangement by incorporating elements of official Soviet genres, such as the trial deposition, the interrogation autobiography, and the letter to the government. As Shklovsky suggests, the effects of revolutionary...
Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 635–658.
Published: 01 December 2014
... by social forces, but New Historicism equally argues that a sense of autonomous self is often encoded within documents based on the discourse of power. Among such documents is the emblem, a conjunction of several texts and one image delivering a moral lesson. Using the theoretical framework of New...
Poetics Today (2009) 30 (2): 317–352.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Paul McCormick Self-conscious character narration provides special opportunities for authors to signal (un)reliability. This article focuses on one such opportunity. When narrators like John Dowell in Ford Madox Ford's The Good Soldier consistently assert moral and cognitive distance from...
Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 251–284.
Published: 01 June 2010
... the grasp of time. However, this aesthetics is shown to be illusory and self-deceptive: the very opposition between humanity and nature stems from the human desire to comprehend and thus reduce to reason (and language) what the text constructs as irreducible. Mrs. Ramsay's aesthetics gives way...
Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 331–351.
Published: 01 June 2010
... to the narrative relevance of God's self-designation in the context of the book of Exodus. The article investigates the narrative potential of God's revealed name along the threefold movement of suspense, curiosity, and surprise. The attention to the syntactic, semantic, rhetorical, and narrative aspects of God's...