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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (2): 327–351.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Cat Moir This article makes a case for the relevance of Ernst Bloch's philosophy to thinking through the political consequences of contemporary “speculative materialist” theory. Quentin Meillassoux's speculative materialism offers a vision of the world in which a future of justice may be materially...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (2): 353–354.
Published: 01 June 2016
... in the German-speaking world, especially twentieth-century critical theory and its roots in German idealism and Marxism. She is currently working on her first book, Ernst Bloch’s Speculative Materialism, which will be published by Brill in the Historical Materialism book series. Caitríona Ní Dhu´ill...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (3): 387–413.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Graham 2001 The Speculative Turn: Continental Materialism and Realism ( Melbourne : re.press ). Büchner Ludwig 1901 Last Words on Materialism and Kindred Subjects ( London : Watts ). Crown Anna Lisa 1978 Rozanov and the End of Literature: Polyphony and the Dissolution...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (3): 443–472.
Published: 01 September 2016
... are idealized, longed for, and claimed in the global North, while they are overproduced in the global South, whose women are imagined as in danger of becoming like Burdekin’s: producers of raw human material to reproduce a future that will not be their own. Like any speculative fiction, Burdekin’s imagined...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (4): 641–671.
Published: 01 December 2003
..., Harry C. 2000 “The Struggle against Positivism,” Academe , July–August, 46 -51. Brown, Bill 2001 “Thing Theory,” Critical Inquiry 28 : 1 -22. Bruster, Douglas 2001 “The New Materialism in Renaissance Studies,” in Material Culture and Cultural Materialisms in the Middle Ages...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 681–709.
Published: 01 December 2000
... this material lays a solid foundation for rea- sonably speculating that Trigorin must have heard the phrase inscribed on the medallion somewhere in real life before putting it on paper in Days and Nights. 3.4. Chains of Factual, Fictional, and Referential Events Here, then, is the chain of factual...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 323–364.
Published: 01 June 2001
... approaches the material from four broad emphases: first, the neo-Hegelian tropology of pre–World War I Oxford idealist philosophy,which celebrates the “dawning of consciousness” in the subcontinent with the advent of union in 1910 and which the essay relates to Hegel's views on Africa and Egypt; second...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 591–613.
Published: 01 December 2014
... analytic, noninterpretive idealistic premises of the earlier textual scholarship known as “New Bibliography.” New Textualist scholars have shifted attention from a disputable end product (an author's “work”) to the genetic details in a range of material text witnesses, highlighting their dynamic “fluidity...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (1): 79–101.
Published: 01 March 2022
... are both the consequences of the material transformations of a city and its inhabitants as well as erratic or superfluous aspects of both that are being displaced. The speech of the Office returns us repeatedly to the parallels between the planned contingencies of capitalist speculation and the ways...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 127–137.
Published: 01 March 2003
... it meant for my love to be like a red red rose. ‘‘Hmph he snorted, in scorn of my presumption: ‘‘I work on a single neuron in the squid Even though he is also a prize- winning poet himself, he was not interested in speculating about how...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 705–707.
Published: 01 December 2016
... studies that often make splashy but speculative claims about their meaning and practical application. It has been hard for literary theorists (including myself ) to resist drawing inferences to our own work from these claims. It is tempting to read these psychological and neurological investi- gations...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 707–710.
Published: 01 December 2016
... but speculative claims about their meaning and practical application. It has been hard for literary theorists (including myself ) to resist drawing inferences to our own work from these claims. It is tempting to read these psychological and neurological investi- gations as providing confirmation of our...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 710–712.
Published: 01 December 2016
... presenting weekly reports of supposedly empirical studies that often make splashy but speculative claims about their meaning and practical application. It has been hard for literary theorists (including myself ) to resist drawing inferences to our own work from these claims. It is tempting to read...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 713–715.
Published: 01 December 2016
... weekly reports of supposedly empirical studies that often make splashy but speculative claims about their meaning and practical application. It has been hard for literary theorists (including myself ) to resist drawing inferences to our own work from these claims. It is tempting to read...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 715–717.
Published: 01 December 2016
... reports of supposedly empirical studies that often make splashy but speculative claims about their meaning and practical application. It has been hard for literary theorists (including myself ) to resist drawing inferences to our own work from these claims. It is tempting to read these psychological...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (3): 495–496.
Published: 01 September 2016
... © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 Notes on Contributors Alexis Lothian is assistant professor of women’s studies at the University of Maryland, College Park. She is completing Old Futures: The Queer Cultural Politics of Speculative Fiction and has published...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (4): 695–727.
Published: 01 December 2003
.... This is particularly true in my own field, Renaissance studies, in which 2 a ‘‘new materialism’’ has begun to displace the more speculative prac- tice of New Historicism (a mode that is often described as originating...
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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 (2020) 41 (1): 37–57.
Published: 01 March 2020
... to want to apply logic to the natural sciences, as the Merton Calculators did, only to then move into theological speculation. If Chaucer had applied logic to theology to begin with, if he had asked how was the Holy Spirit departed at Pentecost, he would not have been parodying Scholastic philos- ophy...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (3): 475–497.
Published: 01 September 2007
...- ate” drama (as opposed to his own vaudevilles, which were positioned at the summit of the aesthetic hierarchy). “Above” the vaudevilles were only those works that Heiberg called “speculative,” works in which all the dia- lectical polarities (of time/space, immediacy/reflection, etc.) would...