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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 209.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... As it is, editing this project became a labor of love faced with challenges, especially at the final stages, between the guest editor’s and the style editor’s work. I would therefore like to thank the advisers — Yiddishist, Hebraist, or comparatist — who helped me to review and finalize a special issue no less...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 635–666.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of contemporary linguistics than scholars have previously recognized. Keywords Marcel Proust, Michel Bre´al, comparative grammar, involuntary memory, linguistics I would like to thank the following friends and colleagues for commenting on earlier versions of this study: Robert Alter, Ann Banfield...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 625–630.
Published: 01 September 2006
... a temporal transfer that expresses the precedent by the consequent or vice versa). It became narratologically relevant thanks to Gérard Genette (1980 [1972]: 234–35), who characterized it in Narrative Discourse as ‘‘any intrusion by the extradiegetic narrator or narratee into the diegetic universe...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 219–241.
Published: 01 June 2022
... critique of the practices of the two charities involved, both of which are widely respected within the sector. 8. As with fundraising letters, there are many templates and guides for thank-you letters online (e.g., Bishop 2021 ; Sargent 2011 ). The discourse conventions of impact updates and thank...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (3): 706–708.
Published: 01 September 2001
...’’ On literature as an institution he writes, ‘‘The point is that literature is a money laundering scheme. Just like museums and symphony orchestras. Like the opera. Fine art. Ballet. Even jazz clubs. Mostly they don’t make a profit—they’re money losers. Thank god for the Mafia and the Robber Barons. Thank god...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (4): 579.
Published: 01 December 2005
..., who then played a key role in its implementation as well. She recruited most of the participants, made valuable suggestions at each stage, and infected everyone with her enthusiasm. In all but the actual edit- ing, she has been an active partner, and we cannot thank her enough. We are also...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (1): 1.
Published: 01 March 2006
... then played a key role in its implementation as well. She recruited most of the participants, made valuable suggestions at each stage, and infected everyone with her enthusiasm. In all but the actual edit- ing, she has been an active partner, and we cannot thank her enough. We are also grateful...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 123–139.
Published: 01 March 2002
... that they ‘‘may thank [God] in their hearts, but we can thank Him with our tongues; wearebetterthanthey, and can praise Him better’’ (Barbauld , emphasis added). The birds ‘‘can warble she goes on, ‘‘and the young lambs can bleat, but we can open our lips in His praise, we can speak of all His goodness...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 247.
Published: 01 June 2006
... essays remain shorter than usual. None appears in the original conference form, though, and most have significantly devel- oped on the way to publication. We thank our referees for their valuable advice, the contributors for their cooperation throughout the editorial pro- cess, and Geoffrey Hartman...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2002
... an unprecedented level of institutional recognition on the part of the MLA, which also approved the creation of the new Discussion Group on Cognitive Approaches to Literature, inaugu- rated at the same convention. We wish to thank the MLA, its officers and executive council, and its executive director Phyllis...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 467–469.
Published: 01 June 2000
... the Flaubertian aporia, but the tropism is only the symptom of the expression, which can only be partial and fragmentary. The tropism must trigger the reader’s own trop- 6104 Poetics Today / 21:2 / sheet 205 of 214 isms. Thanks to such a transfer, the reader may...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 615–633.
Published: 01 December 2014
... in the wake of the “Shakespeare and Hospitality” seminar that I convened with David Goldstein at the Shakespeare Association of America conference in Toronto in March 2013. My thanks to the participants, some of whom are cited here, and to the editors of this special issue (Monika Fludernik and John...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (2): 243–263.
Published: 01 June 2022
..., or as heroes to be vaguely and ritualistically thanked for their service. Conscious of the contradictory expectations and constraints for their personal narratives, veterans offer an emic antidote to an impossible, wholesale rejection of narrative. They redefine narrative in order to salvage it, discreetly...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 473–488.
Published: 01 June 2006
... of camp survivorsTheeffects of sys- tematic dehumanisation are being transmitted from one generation to the next through disturbances in the parent-child relationship. (Epstein 1979: 299–300) Although it is thanks to this talk that the New York Times became interested in Epstein’s writings...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (3): 429–445.
Published: 01 September 2018
.... narratology interpretation defamiliarization mimetic bias embodiment The first drafts of the essays in this special issue were presented in November 2016 at a workshop hosted by the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, Stockholm University (Sweden). The editors would like to thank Christer...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 776–778.
Published: 01 December 2017
... or literary scholars working on fiction from recent centuries, this question might not be the most pressing one. And yet after reading Claude Calame’s massive study, I realize that both his work and its eponymous question are far more relevant than I first expected. In fact, thanks to this book I have...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (1): 121–124.
Published: 01 March 2021
... as a radical textualist carried away from the material exigencies of the world by the free play of language. McCance makes such a strong case in Poetics Today 42:1 (March 2021) q 2021 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics part thanks to the status of the texts she analyzes, beginning with La vie la...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 449–452.
Published: 01 June 2000
... Logical flaws, breaches of coherence, details that grate, incongruities, contradictions: these are just some of the zones of ideological resistance that alert and intrigue the critic. Thanks to the tireless sagacity of Rasson...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 313–329.
Published: 01 June 2010
... of Troy and the arduous return of the heroes. In the oral society of archaic Greece, the epic tradition must have been fluid for some time,13 but thanks to the prominence of the Iliad in Greek culture as well as to other Trojan epics, the plotline, if not all the details, will have been familiar...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (4): 651–678.
Published: 01 December 2018
... of her novelistic style in the mental habits and shortcomings of her characters’ very human natures. Copyright © 2018 Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2018 free indirect discourse narrative closure cognitive science theory of mind riddles I would like to thank Emily...