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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 193–206.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Lutz Koepnick Abstract Compression is often considered a royal road to process data in ever-shorter time and to cater to our desire to outspeed the accelerating transmission of information in the digital age. This article explores how different techniques of accelerated text dissemination...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 131–147.
Published: 01 June 2021
... of the MP3 format and Lisa Gitelman's important work on the PDF format, Koepnick analyzes three examples of compression—consonant writing, speedreading apps, and the PDF format—and astutely lays bare “hidden assumptions . . . that accompany the rhetoric of text compression.” At the same time, he argues...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (1-2): 203–206.
Published: 01 June 2014
... the generically defining element of shortness has aesthetic consequences: in this context, Patea characterizes the short story as sharing with the novel the medium of prose and with lyric poetry various strategies of indirection, suggestion, and compression. Next, an essay by Antonio Lo´pez Santos analyzes...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (3): 541–545.
Published: 01 September 2004
...David Herman © 2004 by the Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2004 On the Notion ‘‘Post-Deconstructive Narrative Text Type or Textual Condition? David Herman English, Ohio State Daniel Punday, Narrative after Deconstruction. Albany: State University of New York Press...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (4): 619–662.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., and Meaning: Reading Literary Texts ( New Brunswick, NJ : Transaction ). Bachelard Gaston 1943 L’air et les songes: Essai sur l’imagination du mouvement ( Paris : José Corti ). Blake William 1982 “ There Is No Natural Religion (a) ,” in The Complete Poetry and Prose of William...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (1-2): 200–203.
Published: 01 June 2014
... Waters of Narrative: The Boring and the Plotless,” includes five articles, only three of which genuinely relate to its title. Matti Hyva¨rinen, in “Resistance to Plot and Uneven Narrativity,” analyzes W. G. Sebald’s travelogue The Rings of Saturn (1995) as a text that challenges com- mon conceptions...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 359–382.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Adalaide Swiss Thomas , 293 – 306 ( Cambridge, MA : MIT Press ). Mitchell W. J. T. , 1986 Iconology: Image, Text, Ideology ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press ). Mitchell W. J. T. , 1994 Picture Theory ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press ). Mitchell W. J...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 207–227.
Published: 01 June 2021
... to manipulate their experience of time. The main part of the article focuses on cultural norms and readers’ expectations in relation to reading time, while the last, shorter part discusses the structuring temporal effects of a literary text, such as presence, narrative, and endings. The article concludes...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 61–92.
Published: 01 February 2017
... to relations otherwise subliminally experienced. Psychologically, then, we are affected as much by the inter- action of such associations as we are by their particular meanings. Con- text turns out to be crucial in understanding metaphorical effects. In linguistic studies of metaphor, I have understood...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 March 2003
... 1977 [1964] “Rhetoric of the Image,” in Image—Music—Text ,translated by Stephen Heath, 32 -51 (New York: Hill and Wang). 1981 [1980] Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography , translated by Richard Howard (New York: Hill and Wang). Booth, Wayne C. 1961 The Rhetoric of Fiction (Chicago...
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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 (2000) 21 (1): 33–60.
Published: 01 March 2000
... of subject and technique and results in an unusual illumination of both genres. Thematically and technically, as examples of poetry, many of these texts yield extremely provocative parallels and reveal enlightening inter...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (3): 389–400.
Published: 01 September 2013
... of biblical narratives, since the linguistic texture of these narratives tends to be exceptionally rich and compressed— more reminiscent, in certain respects, of poetry than of typical prose. (This even without taking into account cases where a foregrounded use of repetitions and parallelisms in the text...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 551–554.
Published: 01 September 2005
... intuition is a recent development. Examples of the application of various methods of analysis to South Asian texts were given in the collection of essays Narrative Strategies (Dalmia and Damsteegt 1998); the present collection, Heroes and Heritage, has a similar methodological basis, but here the essays...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 554–556.
Published: 01 September 2005
... intuition is a recent development. Examples of the application of various methods of analysis to South Asian texts were given in the collection of essays Narrative Strategies (Dalmia and Damsteegt 1998); the present collection, Heroes and Heritage, has a similar methodological basis, but here the essays...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 557–558.
Published: 01 September 2005
... intuition is a recent development. Examples of the application of various methods of analysis to South Asian texts were given in the collection of essays Narrative Strategies (Dalmia and Damsteegt 1998); the present collection, Heroes and Heritage, has a similar methodological basis, but here the essays...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 558–561.
Published: 01 September 2005
... intuition is a recent development. Examples of the application of various methods of analysis to South Asian texts were given in the collection of essays Narrative Strategies (Dalmia and Damsteegt 1998); the present collection, Heroes and Heritage, has a similar methodological basis, but here the essays...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 561–562.
Published: 01 September 2005
... intuition is a recent development. Examples of the application of various methods of analysis to South Asian texts were given in the collection of essays Narrative Strategies (Dalmia and Damsteegt 1998); the present collection, Heroes and Heritage, has a similar methodological basis, but here the essays...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 477–481.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., ranging from the canonical to popular literary and film texts within the ever-expanding mediasphere” (8). Deborah Cartmell’s introduction surveys the history and the problems of “adaptation studies.” Then, in part 1, “History and Contexts: From Image to Sound,” the first four articles deal...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 481–483.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., economical, and different theoretical approaches, ranging from the canonical to popular literary and film texts within the ever-expanding mediasphere” (8). Deborah Cartmell’s introduction surveys the history and the problems of “adaptation studies.” Then, in part 1, “History and Contexts: From Image...