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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 (2000) 21 (4): 621–632.
Published: 01 December 2000
... time to time to consider what kind of activity they are actually engaged in, since nothing in academia is natural or self-evident; instead, all is contingent. That is,scholars are not talking about literary texts as givens or data; they are talking about problems they have with what they deem literary...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 223–241.
Published: 01 June 2020
... as her starting point the “opacity of mind” doctrine, found in the South Pacific and Melanesia, the author compares cultural practices originating in communities in which people think but do not talk publicly about others’ internal states, to those originating in communities in which people both think...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (3): 473–523.
Published: 01 September 2008
... is a “speech act” that operates on the reader and causes his or her responses. Although this article argues that such theorizations mistake the role of communication in literature, it suggests that they nonetheless reflect prevalent ways of talking about literary texts, which should be investigated...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 225–301.
Published: 01 September 2014
... talk, and Hasidic speech with parody. Not until 1864–66, however, did the new orality enter its second phase, when the Hebrew writer Shalom-Yankev Abramovitsh fashioned an autonomous Yiddish-speaking voice and manipulated the Jewish textual tradition at will. Sholem Aleichem and I. L. Peretz further...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 539–560.
Published: 01 December 2014
... of something it is not—the original building. We may therefore talk of theatricality, of created fictionality, and of the theater building being staged as if in a performance. It becomes an inseparable material component of every production presented on its stage. This is why, among other reasons...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 311–330.
Published: 01 June 2006
... room.While listening to his father’s testimony, the son became agitated and within five minutes said, ‘‘This is not what we came to tell about. Why is he talking about this Geoffrey Hartman (1996) points out that each survivor who gives tes- timony is the agent: not a patient seeking treatment...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (4): 597–621.
Published: 01 December 2021
... that formed the backdrop to modernism. The G.I.s talk and talk and talk and, as such, there are talkers and there are listeners, and there is sound and there is listening to that sound. While other novels shape speech and give their characters dialogue, Stein simply lets her characters talk. In doing so...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 473–488.
Published: 01 June 2006
... not only the decades in which Holocaust studies and the idea of a second generation gained a forceful presence in academic as well as public life; those were also the decades in which the public media embraced victimship and survivorship as such. Talk shows in which vic- tims of whatever disaster...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (1): 129–150.
Published: 01 March 2000
... 6103 Poetics Today / 21:1 / sheet 131 of 268 English, Alabama OLSON: No, I wanna talk. I mean, you wanna listen toapoet? I mean, you know, like, a poet, when he’s alive, whether he talks or reads you his poems...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (3): 529–540.
Published: 01 September 2004
... a world beyond and indifferent to the human. As a primer, Wolosky’s discussion encourages the ordinary reader to attend to such matters as evidence for and against the controlling conscious- ness of the poet who sets out to talk about nature and is, with increasing explicitness, talking of himself...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 463–472.
Published: 01 June 2006
..., and persisting fantasies of revenge. We are not inclined to listen to such narratives. We consider the person who talks about his or her victimiza- tion with obvious and abiding bitterness as someone who has not been able to ‘‘get past it’’ and ‘‘move on as someone who is ‘‘stuck in the past as someone who...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (1-2): 51–116.
Published: 01 June 2014
... by Kussi Peter ( New York : Grove Press ). Lomeier Manfred 2002 Wortwechsel: Gespräche mit afrikanischen Autorinnen und Autoren ( Berlin : Horlemann Verlag ). Luther Martin 2005 ( 1566 ) The Table Talk of Martin Luther , edited by Kepler Thomas S. ( Minneola, NY...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 149–172.
Published: 01 June 2021
... . “ Let's Talk about Booktube / Take Two .” YouTube, July 14 . www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qo-dIE8S6NE . Collins Jim . 2010 . Bring on the Books for Everybody: How Literary Culture Became Reading Culture . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Crain Caleb . 2018 . “ Why We Don't Read...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 181–213.
Published: 01 March 2016
... médiateurs,” preface to Huret 1999 [1891] , 7 – 38 . Harris Sandra 1991 “Evasive Action: How Politicians Respond to Questions in Political Interviews,” in Broadcast Talk , edited by Scannell Paddy , 76 – 99 ( Newbury Park, CA : Sage ). Heimpel Rod S. 1999 “Genre et...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (1): 97–124.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Talk on U.S. poetry presented to Club-81, Leningrad, May 28, audiocassette, MSS 74-53-15. 1985b Notebook , August 24, 1984-July 1985, MSS 74-47-6. 1985c Letter to Michael Molnar, September 6, MSS 74-27-7. 1987 Letter to Michael Molnar, June 8, MSS 74-27-8. 1990a Letter to Ilya...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 435–452.
Published: 01 June 2001
... 1990 Soft Vengeance of a Freedom Fighter (London: Grafton). Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty 1992 “Acting Bits/Identity Talk,” Critical Inquiry 18 : 770 -803. Truth and Reconciliation Commission 1999 Truth and Reconciliation Commission of South Africa Report , International Ed., 5 vols...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 183–199.
Published: 01 February 2018
... sometimes can be more reveal- ing than using one. Keywords post-postmodern fiction, digital media, paratexts, narrative communi- cation What We Talk about When We Talk about Post-Postmodern Fiction A recurring trope in the study of contemporary fiction is the legacy of postmod- ernism, a legacy...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 605–634.
Published: 01 December 2017
...–15 . Handler Daniel . 2012 “ Daniel Handler Talks Lemony Snicket .” USA Today , October 22 , www.usatoday.com/videos/life/books/2012/10/22/1650499/ . Hänninen Vilma . 2004 “ A Model of Narrative Circulation ,” Narrative Inquiry 14 , no. 1 : 69 – 85...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 41–63.
Published: 01 March 2001
..., Gavin 1999 Strange Talk: The Politics of Dialect Literature in Gilded America (Berkeley:University of California Press). Kirk, Rudolf, and Clara Kirk 1962 “Abraham Cahan and William Dean Howells: The Story of a Friendship,” Jewish American Historical Quarterly 52 : 27 -55. Kronfeld, Chana...