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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (3): 437–464.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Peter Cosgrove This article analyzes some of the problematics of allegorical reading and suggests a method of reading poetry by paying attention to the impenetrable“thingness” of tropes and figures, using as an example a poem notorious for the prevalence of allegory in the history of its...
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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 (2008) 29 (3): 473–523.
Published: 01 September 2008
...: Atlantic Books). Armstrong, Paul B. 1990 Conflicting Readings: Variety and Validity in Interpretation (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press). Attridge, Derek 2004 The Singularity of Literature (London: Routledge). Austin, J. L. 1962 How to Do Things with Words: The William...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (3): 465–487.
Published: 01 September 2002
...: Cornell University Press). Zola, Emile 1972 The Debacle ,translated by Leonard Tancock (London: Penguin). How to Do Things with Doxa: Toward an Analysis of Argumentation in Discourse Ruth Amossy 6722 Poetics Today...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 273–293.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Panksepp call our “affective consciousness,” a form of prereflective reception that arises from bodily experience. Focusing upon Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things , the article proposes a theoretical framework for interrogating the forms of priming, bias, and insight gained via these physical...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (1): 159–166.
Published: 01 March 2019
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 370–372.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Eyal Segal David Bevington, Shakespeare's Ideas: More Things in Heaven and Earth . Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell , 2008 . 234 pp . Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2010 New Books at a Glance Rebecca Beasley, Theorists of Modernist Poetry: T. S. Eliot, T. E. Hulme...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 710–712.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Eyal Segal Hopps Gavin , Neumann Stella , Strasen Sven , and Wenzel Peter , eds., Last Things: Essays on Ends and Endings . Frankfurt am Main : Peter Lang , 2015 . 234 pp. © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 New Books at a Glance Mark J...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (3): 151–174.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Viktor Shklovsky We get used to horrible things and stop fearing them. We get used to beautiful things and stop enjoying them. We get used to people and stop experiencing them as personalities. Art is a means to make things real again. These ideas, expressed by a very young and polemically minded...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (4): 695–727.
Published: 01 December 2003
... surrounding the mediation of historical understanding by material things. In order to get at the thorny issues surrounding the material as an authorizing category in cultural analysis, I focus on Shakespeare's well-known literary meditation on visual proof (and visual perception) in Othellogy . Reemphasizing...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (2): 207–235.
Published: 01 June 2009
... thing the “turn to ethics” in literary studies has produced is a rise in popularity of Emmanuel Levinas among critics. The invocation of Levinasian responsibility, with its refusal to entertain a practical or normative ethics, demonstrates, among other things, how far some streams of ethical criticism...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (1): 17–50.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Joseph Tabbi Electronic literature is not just a “thing” or a “medium” or even a body of “works” in various “genres.” It is not poetry, fiction, hypertext, gaming, codework, or some new admixture of all these practices. E-literature is, arguably, an emerging cultural form, as much a collective...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 615–633.
Published: 01 December 2014
... in Shakespearean drama and a framing of the enterprise of theater. The concept of affordance was developed by the environmental psychologist James J. Gibson to describe the action possibilities of things. Affordances inhere in environments that themselves reflect various human interactions and routines...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (4): 327–498.
Published: 01 December 2015
... An Example from Proust; 2.3.4 Impossible Ontology: The Mediator Accompanied or Abandoned by the Author; 2.4 Making Bricks without Straw: How to Do Things with an Unworkable Formula? 3 The Constructivist Turn: (Un)Reliability as a Mechanism of Integration: 3.1 The Perspectival Mechanism among Other Lines...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 659–688.
Published: 01 December 2014
... and trees, to apocalyptic temporality—render history polychronic: individual moments achieve full historical significance when superimposed upon one another. The allegories of relationships between readers and the things they read in “Upon Appleton House” limn a contingent, supple interpretive practice...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 55–105.
Published: 01 March 2016
... as In Search of Lost Time or Remembrance of Things Past ) cannot be read without also being reread. The answer to this question illuminates a new facet of Proust's aesthetic philosophy, namely, his vision of what literature offers that nonliterary texts cannot. As my title suggests, it is a notable variant...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (3): 471–516.
Published: 01 September 2003
... canvas. Katherine Mansfield was the decisive influence yet exemplified Impressionism's limits. “The mere expression of things adequately and sensitively, is not enough,” Woolf quotes Mansfield. As the painter transformed vision into design, Woolf turned story into novel via continuity of moments through...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (4): 673–694.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Douglas A. Brooks The guest editors of this special issue, James A. Knapp and Jeffrey Pence,contend that the current preoccupation with the materiality of things has usually generated a polarization between “history” and“theory” in literary criticism, whereby the work of scholars who continue...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (4): 729–758.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Helen Freshwater This article problematizes cultural studies' recent return to the“thing,” assessing the archive's position in research work. I draw on my experience of consultation of the surviving records of the Lord Chamberlain's theater censorship office in order to demonstrate...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (4): 759–780.
Published: 01 December 2003
... writing itself cannot be straightforwardly conceived as a material thing, as Derrida has shown. Moreover, it is difficult to conceive the book as a commodity, since the notion of the commodity is also problematically rooted in the notion of the material, as can be established by reference to Marx...