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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 89–127.
Published: 01 March 2001
... (as a time-space construct) and the development of narrative modes in the long poem. In exploring the time-space poetics of Keats's Hyperion , this essay takes as its point of departure the narrative questions posed by the shift from the classical model of Enlightenment epic to the Romantic long poem, and so...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 453–474.
Published: 01 June 2001
... ,” December 5. Narrative Time and the Space of the Image: The Truth of the Lie in Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s Testimony before the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Dirk Klopper English, Rand Afrikaans 1. When the past speaks it always speaks as an oracle. Friedrich Nietzsche...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 49–78.
Published: 01 March 2008
... how photographic inserts can be used to connect distant or incommensurate spaces: the represented space inside the photograph; the space of representation (of the photograph itself); and the extratextual space of the reader. However, the establishment of such a connection crucially depends...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 251–284.
Published: 01 June 2010
... 1969 The Poetics of Space , translated by Maria Jolas (Boston: Beacon). Banfield, Ann 1987 “Describing the Unobserved: Events Grouped around an Empty Centre,” in The Linguistics of Writing: Arguments between Language and Literature , edited by Nigel Fabb, Derek Attridge, Alan Durant, and Colin...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 374–375.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Eyal Segal Hilary P. Dannenberg, Coincidence and Counterfactuality: Plotting Time and Space in Narrative Fiction . Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press , 2008 . xii + 289 pp . Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2010 New Books at a Glance Rebecca Beasley, Theorists...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (3): 417–436.
Published: 01 September 2020
... performance, depending on the performers, listeners, and performance spaces. Often, jazz musicians feel the poetic quality of their music to reside in the ambiguity and “fragile” religiosity of their music. This article discusses from a historical and contemporary perspective the “fragilization” processes...
Published: 01 September 2021
Figure 3 A panel showing the space of the house before the house itself was built (bottom insert, 1850), or after it is devastated by a fire (left-hand side of the panel, 2029). From McGuire ( 2006 : 93). More
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 539–560.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Jerzy Limon This essay concentrates on a relatively neglected aspect of theater reconstructions, namely, the various ways the “reconstructed space” impacts today's spectator, an impact that is substantially different from the impact the original building had on the Elizabethan audience. When...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 387–432.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Mark J. Bruhn The infrequent, indefinite, and cumulatively incoherent use of place deixis in the representation even of conceptually unified space is characteristic of the greater English lyric from Milton through the eighteenth century. In these poems, as Balz Engler has suggested, such deixis...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 579–603.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and determining their spatiotemporal coordinates and quantity. Similar to concepts of temporality, questions of experiencing and narrating subject(ivity), that is, “focalizer” and “voice,” are discussed in (quasi-)physical terms of space, time, and quantity. This inevitably leads us to ask whether a conceptual...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 781–783.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Robert T. Tally, Jr. Ryan Marie-Laure Foote Kenneth Azaryahu Maoz , Narrating Space/Spatializing Narrative: Where Narrative Theory and Geography Meet . Columbus : Ohio State University Press , 2016 . viii + 312 pp. Copyright © 2017 Porter Institute for Poetics...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 35–59.
Published: 01 February 2017
... experimental literature based on the notion that semantic memory can be conceptualized in a manner similar to Euclidean space, and that properties of this space provide boundary conditions that invite uni- or bidirectionality when concepts are juxtaposed as in metaphor. The authors review three basic...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 349–377.
Published: 01 June 2000
...E. L. McCallum Cyberfiction offers a tantalizing view of what a completely networked world might be like; yet even with distance transcended by computers and phone links, the real world persists as an important component of these narratives. Examining the representation of real spaces in cyberpunk...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (3): 429–454.
Published: 01 September 2022
... narratology. Our exploration begins with a juxtaposition of Virginia Woolf's Mrs Dalloway (1925), confined to one day but structured through the characters’ movements in space, with Amor Towles's A Gentleman in Moscow (2016), restricted to a single location but encompassing thirty-two years of time. To enrich...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 641–668.
Published: 01 December 2020
... that Müller defamiliarizes conventional spatial language used to make sense of voice. She encourages her readers to recognize the figurative meaning of such language and invites them to build new and original associations between space and voice. The analysis focuses on verticality, figure-ground organization...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (1): 49–66.
Published: 01 March 2021
... and was influenced by what one might call the philosophical problem of the seminar. As Derrida points out on a number of occasions, the seminar is not a neutral space. Indeed, it is a particularly ambivalent one, as early discussions of it in “Plato’s Pharmacy” and Clang show. In appropriating the form, not only...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 91–122.
Published: 01 March 2002
... to this apparent contradiction by examining how Behn employs the psychology of transgressive love to model the relation between the king and his subjects. By drawing selectively from the different sets of inferences present in the conceptual spaces of passionate love and autocratic power, Behn produces an unstable...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (4): 657–684.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Bronwen E. Thomas This article argues that studies of fictional dialogue have hitherto neglected the specific dynamics of multiparty talk. I will contend that this neglect contributes to the perpetuation of an “ideal” of conversation that allows no space for either the frustrations and inequalities...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (1): 103–128.
Published: 01 March 2008
... of the Holocaust, this essay elucidates the generation of postmemory and its reliance on photography as a primary medium of transgenerational transmission of trauma. Identifying tropes that most potently mobilize the work of postmemory, it examines the role of the family as a space of transmission and the function...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 383–401.
Published: 01 June 2018
.... Significantly, Lauterbach’s “Edward Hopper’s Way”, a found poem marked by digression, simulates a space of intimacy within Hopper’s pictorial elegies of alienation and lost commonality. Granted, “Edward Hopper’s Way”, in its oblique treatment of Hopper, does not conform to a traditional definition of ekphrasis...