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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 265–286.
Published: 01 June 2022
... and textual affordances for sharing life-in-the moment; and the deployment of specific genres of small stories that anchor the tellings onto the here and now. These enregister a type of teller who offers a believable account of themselves and their life through affording an eyewitnessing quality...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 287–308.
Published: 01 June 2022
... on the sharing of trivial moments as well as life-changing events and disruptions, including illness, dying, death, and mourning. Early practices of documenting the contingent experience of illness emerged in blogs, for some time a preferred mode for disclosing intimate stories, given their consideration...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (1-2): 37–62.
Published: 01 June 2023
... create structure, and it can just as valuably create abandon into a mutual moment of pure mood. Lil is forcibly not herself in losing her anchoring identities, tastes, and familiar personal geography. She is also not not herself; however, she has to play herself as if her life depended...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 387–414.
Published: 01 June 2022
... of the facilitator, the participants tune into the creative space, work on and around the text, engage in a creative writing exercise, and participate in final reflection in which they write down and share meaningful moments of the meeting. In the tuning-in phase, the moment of settling down becomes a transitional...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (2): 217–240.
Published: 01 June 2012
... punishment. As Georges Bataille (1985) observed, even though the negative lies at the core of any community, communities attempt to master it. In his own words: “No one thinks any longer that the reality of a com- munal life—which is to say, human existence—depends on the sharing of nocturnal terrors...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (3): 417–436.
Published: 01 September 2020
...., captures the zeitgeist of these growing connections between jazz and religion in his opening address to the Berlin Jazz Festival in 1964: The Blues tell the story of life s difficulties, and if you think for a moment, you will realize that they take the hardest realities of life and put them into music...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 431–449.
Published: 01 June 2006
... of the person being inter- viewed. During that kind of engagement, some questions almost certainly will be ‘‘closed because it will be obvious, on both sides, that that is what the shared work, at that moment, requires: ‘‘So precisely where were you when X happened? So did you do Y, or didn’t you Similarly...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (2): 245–275.
Published: 01 June 2008
... the protection of the walled city that is convention. Or, rather, lived, at the same moment, entirely within and, surreptitiously, entirely beyond, entirely shut out—that was the fullness of his particular life as a created self. Yes, he’d had it beat for so very long, right down to all the kids...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (1): 79–101.
Published: 01 March 2022
.... For criticism that challenges the status quos of social and political life, it is often the interpretive condition that can unsettle existing patterns of recognition and judgment. What this essay finds in the work of Lisa Robertson is a more situated notion of indeterminacy, one that relates indeterminacies...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (1-2): 131–156.
Published: 01 June 2023
... and Hemlock , given that it is addressed to young readers and there is concern that children's books could be used for grooming. Controversially, both novels locate the desire in the young girl rather than the old man and explore the agency and moments of disempowerment that the female characters experience...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (3): 409–433.
Published: 01 September 2023
... will emphasize how this death comes to have communal importance through the sharing of David's life story in theatrical form. I argue that this moment signals nothing less than Coetzee's regeneration of the sense of the world that has already been an implicit thematic in the trilogy. In other words, David's...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (2): 207–235.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Today 30:2 his first important treatise, Totalité et infini (1984 [1961 instead of deter- mining criteria for achieving a “good life” or for judging human behav- ior, Levinas investigates the “essence of the ethical relation” by thinking about the moment of encounter between same, or self (le...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 41–65.
Published: 01 February 2018
... of document novel in the 1720s seems better prepared. A history of moderate interest is visible in the other categories of first-person document novels, which I’ll describe in a moment. These cluster in the first half of the form’s life span. Before 1721 the type A nobody document novel represents...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 413–433.
Published: 01 June 2001
... of the European—Sachs’s merging with John is quite enough to prompt the question ‘‘Whose life is this in addition to my earlier question ‘‘Whose Hamletism is this The question of whose life it is becomes especially pressing whenever Sachs’s narrative moves beyond the frame of a putatively shared immigrant...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (1-2): 89–110.
Published: 01 June 2023
... in a period of personal and global upheaval and asks us to question who can claim time in the contemporary moment and at what price. Although Levy is only fifty, she is trying to imagine newness at a time in the life course for which there are few preexisting stories. Released from the “societal story...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (4): 571–588.
Published: 01 December 2023
... It was Aristotle who most succinctly described the structure of metaphorical language: for the terms A, B, C, and D, we invert B and D. His perfect and famous example concerns days and lives. A day (term A) has its evening (term B); a person's life (term C) has its old age (term D). Replacing B with D, we get...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (4): 699–720.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., preoccupied with how the phenomenological textures of time that is, how it feels, moment by moment (Bonca 2002: 60). Subsequently, the socio- political readings typical of DeLillo criticism (taken up by, for example, by Tom LeClair, John Duvall, and Frank Lentricchia approaches which a number of critics...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 477–481.
Published: 01 September 2014
...). Its production process, its press book, and the divergent acting styles of Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks, all reveal a talkie whose fidelity to William Shakespeare’s original words is far less impressive than its moments of silence and its silent film aesthetics. Cartmell attacks...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 481–483.
Published: 01 September 2014
... case of Sam Taylor’s The Taming of the Shrew (1923). Its production process, its press book, and the divergent acting styles of Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks, all reveal a talkie whose fidelity to William Shakespeare’s original words is far less impressive than its moments of silence and its...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 484–486.
Published: 01 September 2014
...). Its production process, its press book, and the divergent acting styles of Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks, all reveal a talkie whose fidelity to William Shakespeare’s original words is far less impressive than its moments of silence and its silent film aesthetics. Cartmell attacks...