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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 359–382.
Published: 01 June 2018
... meditations is a type of ekphrasis that is willfully metaphysical in tone and content, as will be evidenced via a close reading of two digital ekphrastic poems: Deena Larsen’s “Carving in Possibilities” (2001) and Harry Giles’s “Photo of Maud Wagner” (2013). Copyright © 2018 by Porter Institute for Poetics...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (4): 683–698.
Published: 01 December 2019
... elaborate authoritarian fictional works use specific rhetorical tactics to soften or compensate for the excess of their message and to appeal to nonsympathizers. Focusing on chapters 9 and 10 of Runaway Horses , where the novel shifts from a classical and realist tone (chapters 1 to 8) to an ideological...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (3): 551–605.
Published: 01 September 2001
... with a biblical text), all composed in response to works of visual art, in order to attempt an assessment of the possible scope (and limitations) of the undertaking to reflect images in tones. To concretize the idea of correspondence between pictorial and musical configurations, I conclude with a comparative case...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (4): 519–540.
Published: 01 December 2021
... expression as manifested in the “tone” of Georg Trakl's poetry and the “ineffability” of Ludwig Uhland's poem “Count Eberhard's Hawthorn.” Then it proceeds to consider his exchange of letters with Gottlob Frege about the form and style of the Tractatus . The final part of the article considers...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (4): 747–749.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., poetry, and rhetoric. Since students generally encounter poems on the cold page, they experi- ence such utterances as shorn of the markers to which human speech has accustomed them: a live voice speaking in a particular tone for a determinate reason, a speakerwith a defined relationship to a listener...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (4): 721–785.
Published: 01 December 2010
... masterly book neglects or treats unsatisfactorily: the relation between happiness and comedy (section 9), the joke/comedy dis- tinction (section 10), and comic tone (section 11). 5. The Implied Author as a Humorist: Metanarrative Humor If the communication is between the implied author...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (1): 107–125.
Published: 01 March 2010
... the Hawthorne review from “How to Write a Blackwood Article,” Poe both has changed his tone from parody to approval (he may as well be talking about his own earlier piece when he condemns the “prejudice [of the] usual animadversions against . . . Black- wood”) and has arrived at a more...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 159–181.
Published: 01 February 2018
... on a pretended unity of national feeling to which in fact he was trying to persuade his English readers” (ibid.: 28). Williams’s immanentist under- standing of style — here comprising tone and rhetorical construction — thus involves the sublation of the traditional separation of style and content...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (4): 657–684.
Published: 01 December 2002
... recognize the role Joyce’s narrator plays in orches- trating the utterances, he does not analyze in any depth how far these inter- ventions influence our interpretation of the talk. Similarly, while changes of tempo and tone in the scene are noted, there is insufficient discussion of how this is carefully...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (4): 605–610.
Published: 01 December 2013
... in Broca’s area of the brain (137); and other physiological effects of reading, such as observable changes (smiling, frowning) in facial expression (227). Sentences with a positive emotional tone “led to activity in the muscle group responsible for smiling,” while “negative sentences led to activity...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (2): 363–391.
Published: 01 June 2017
... natural enough for scientists talking about how everyone’s mind works). One senses beyond the seeming egal- itarianism an unfortunate tone of beneficent condescension. Yet any study of ideology in the sense of some degree of false consciousness (mass persuasion by less-than-conscious avenues...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (3): 703–704.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Howe discusses the many differences in tone, atmosphere, setting, characterization, and language between the styles of the two poets. Chapter three examines the age of modernism by looking at representative works by Ezra Pound Marvoil and T. S. Eliot Portrait of a Lady For both poets the writing...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (4): 867–868.
Published: 01 December 2001
... distinctive tone and perspective lend the collection a con- siderable degree of unity that does not stem from a plan worked out in ad- vance but rather from Hollander’s natural inclination to return time and again to the same problems, ideas, and even formulations. In reading him one comes to discern...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 65–87.
Published: 01 March 2001
... that the line belongs to the peasant song. The most obvious one is that the diction contains the most conventional clichés about autumn. Moreover, the tone changes and be- comes much more chansonlike (especially the ‘‘Oh and the repetition of . Translated from French by W. S. Merwin (Merwin...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 551–554.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., while the many shifts in tone across the novel translate the self ’s constant fluctuations.The novel’s 554 Poetics Today 26:3 multiple narrative instances similarly reproduce the fragmentary nature of consciousness. Finally, Proust’s famously convoluted and multilayered sen- tences—which often...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 554–556.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., while the many shifts in tone across the novel translate the self ’s constant fluctuations.The novel’s 554 Poetics Today 26:3 multiple narrative instances similarly reproduce the fragmentary nature of consciousness. Finally, Proust’s famously convoluted and multilayered sen- tences—which often...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 557–558.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., while the many shifts in tone across the novel translate the self ’s constant fluctuations.The novel’s 554 Poetics Today 26:3 multiple narrative instances similarly reproduce the fragmentary nature of consciousness. Finally, Proust’s famously convoluted and multilayered sen- tences—which often...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 558–561.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., while the many shifts in tone across the novel translate the self ’s constant fluctuations.The novel’s 554 Poetics Today 26:3 multiple narrative instances similarly reproduce the fragmentary nature of consciousness. Finally, Proust’s famously convoluted and multilayered sen- tences—which often...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 561–562.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., while the many shifts in tone across the novel translate the self ’s constant fluctuations.The novel’s 554 Poetics Today 26:3 multiple narrative instances similarly reproduce the fragmentary nature of consciousness. Finally, Proust’s famously convoluted and multilayered sen- tences—which often...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (3): 704–705.
Published: 01 September 2001
... and Alfred, Lord Tennyson, and includes close readings of Browning’s ‘‘The Bishop Orders His Tomb at Saint Praxed’s Church’’ and Tennyson’s ‘‘Tithonus In this context Howe discusses the many differences in tone, atmosphere, setting, characterization, and language between the styles of the two poets...