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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 751–761.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Michael Larson Jameson’s Affective Turn: Bodily States, Temporality, and Aesthetics after Modernity Michael Larson University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Fredric Jameson, The Ancients and the Postmoderns. New York: Verso, 2015. 306 pp. If the abundance of scholarly work...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 669–704.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Klaus Speidel Temporality has long been recognized as a defining trait of narrative. This article introduces new concepts, methods, and arguments to analyze the relationships between represented and representational timelines for a transmedia narratology with a strong focus on emotions, rethinking...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (3): 611–614.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Eyal Segal Morgan Monique R. , Narrative Means, Lyric Ends: Temporality in the Nineteenth-Century British Long Poem . Columbus : Ohio State University Press , 2009 . x + 233 pp . © 2011 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2011 New Books at a Glance Geert Brône...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 207–227.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Anne Line Dalsgård Abstract Inspired by Pierre Bourdieu's observation that practice is not in time but makes time and Michael Flaherty's concept of time work, this article explores temporal aspects of the use of literature in contemporary Denmark and describes how reading allows readers...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (1-2): 291–294.
Published: 01 June 2023
... . Ultimately, in Sexuality, Disability, and Aging , Gallop makes an important intervention in the study of late life sexuality by connecting it to radical, queer, and alternative temporalities. Grappling with the intersections of gender, sexuality, disability, and aging is a complex endeavor but it is one...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 579–603.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Liisa Steinby In this article, the questions of narrative temporality and narrative subjectivity in Gérard Genette's Narrative Discourse are examined, with special attention to the underlying basis of Genette's conceptual apparatus. The idea of basing concepts in narrative theory on linguistics...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (3): 415–442.
Published: 01 September 2016
... to the point in the future at which the main narrative is set. In Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four , for example, this time frame runs from 1949 (the publication date) to 1984, when the main story occurs. The time frame between the authorial present and the future temporal setting of the main story world is here...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (1): 125–235.
Published: 01 March 2006
... context. Narrative, Shklovsky's own forte, would appear the paradigm case, as the most inclusive genre and the most akin to art's and life's temporal movement. I accordingly revisit “making strange,” with its branches and afterlives, from the viewpoint of narrative theory and history—especially...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (3): 341–359.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Marco Caracciolo Abstract In the second volume of Time and Narrative (1985, 101–12), Paul Ricoeur distinguishes between two layers of temporality in Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway (1925): he calls them “monumental” time and “mortal” time. The former is connected with authority and British imperial...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (3): 471–516.
Published: 01 September 2003
... sensible world, combining “vision” and “design.”Literature's counterpart to the geometry of spatial relations were the temporal relations of Cambridge time philosophy. Contrary to a common assumption, Woolf adopted not Henri Bergson's philosophy but G. E. Moore and Bertrand Russell's realism. Time passes...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (4): 699–720.
Published: 01 December 2019
... phenomena from grammatical tense and mood to sound symbolism, ultimately demonstrating the resonances between the thematic trajectory of the novel and the neurophysiological mechanism of temporal synchronization: the unconscious capacity to “catch” the subjective experience of time from other people...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 503–537.
Published: 01 December 2020
... presents “⌰ (Total Runout)” in the scope of the poet’s aesthetic program. Then, it analyzes its Web version’s interface and source code. The kinetic poem’s spatial and temporal dimensions are discussed via experiments that modify the source code. The methods here presented deform the poem’s temporal...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (4): 529–560.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Eyal Segal This article discusses time travel stories as being of particular interest to narratology: they play by their nature with the temporality of the storyworld itself (rather than with that of its narration, which is the type of time maneuver that narratology has mostly privileged...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 313–329.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Jonas Grethlein In Time and Narrative , Paul Ricoeur argues that narrative reconfigures human time. While the link between narrative and the temporal character of human experience is very plausible, Ricoeur's description of the reconfiguration of time remains rather vague and does not deal...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (1): 59–126.
Published: 01 March 2012
... the idea: perspectival mechanisms, which foster incongruity/superiority between participants in a narrative and thus enable comedies to turn someone’s unhappiness into a funny thing. Also, Zupančič mistakes causal and temporal development for a feature of tragedy as against comedy, rather than identifying...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 89–127.
Published: 01 March 2001
...“spatial form”) as an interaction of the axes of world and composition, as well as in relation to temporality. Time-space organization functions in this context as an image of the world and as a device for activating the reader. Historically, the changing hierarchy between world and composition...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 293–318.
Published: 01 June 2000
...? Why have we decided to trust the tale? This essay develops some of the questions that my earlier work left open; more specifically, it deals with the inherent “bivalency” of narrative—its dependency on the temporalities both of the telling and of the told—and charts the history of the recent...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (3): 429–451.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Anežka Kuzmičová; Katalin Bálint Although personal relevance is key to sustaining an audience’s interest in any given narrative, it has received little systematic attention in scholarship to date. Across centuries and media, adaptations have been used extensively to bring temporally...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 205–222.
Published: 01 June 2020
.... Elsewhere, both temporally and culturally, theory of mind is certainly present and useful but not always prized in social life and does not animate expressive culture to the same extent. Such societies are structured by kinship sociality that presumes relatively stable identity and valorizes guileless...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 193–206.
Published: 01 June 2021
... and reading, such as consonant writing, speed-reading apps, and the PDF file format, borrow from the language of compression yet, precisely in so doing, obscure the constitutive multilayered temporality of reading and the embodied role of the reader. While discussing different methods aspiring to compress...