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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Peter Steiner One of the most unique phenomena of the Stalinist political culture was the political trials of leading Communist functionaries that took place in the Soviet Union and the people's democracies from the 1930s to the 1950s, usually culminating with the defendants' executions...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 481–483.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Eyal Segal Chrostowska S. D. , Literature on Trial: The Emergence of Critical Discourse in Germany, Poland, and Russia, 1700–1800 . Toronto : University of Toronto Press , 2012 . viii + 273 pp . © 2015 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2015 New Books at a Glance...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 653–679.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Peter Steiner This article deals with the proceedings against the general secretary of the Czechoslovak Communist Party, Rudolf Slánský, and thirteen other high officials. The most striking feature of confessional trials such as his is the lack of any manifest culpability for gross miscarriages...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 413–433.
Published: 01 June 2001
... in the Theater , translated by Robert Schwartz(Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press). Wright, Richard 1940 Native Son (New York: Harper and Brothers). Black Hamlet: Psychoanalysis on Trial in South Africa Jonathan Crewe English, Dartmouth Abstract This article examines Black Hamlet...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (1): 35–66.
Published: 01 March 2006
... of this revolutionary estrangement on the self. Furthermore, the memoirs reenacted this unsettling estrangement by incorporating elements of official Soviet genres, such as the trial deposition, the interrogation autobiography, and the letter to the government. As Shklovsky suggests, the effects of revolutionary...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 385–397.
Published: 01 June 2006
... manuscripts began in the earliest stages of the genocide. In the postwar period, the meaning of testimony remained largely personal. The Eichmann trial conferred on the witnesses the social identity of survivor and transformed them into bearers of history. This image of the survivor continues in audiovisual...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (2): 309–351.
Published: 01 June 2008
... of Beryn , an anonymous continuation of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales . The Sindibad tale and the Tale of Beryn thematize narrative use in the context of a trial, in which the pleas and counterpleas highlight the function of fictionalizing acts. Fiction in these narratives is conceptualized as a practice...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 261–273.
Published: 01 June 2006
...: Trials and Traumas in the Twentieth Century (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press). Friedländer, Saul 1979 When Memory Comes , translated by Helen R. Lane (New York: Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux). Friedländer, Saul 1993 Memory, History, and the Extermination of the Jews of Europe...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (3): 548–550.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of social power structures. In ‘‘The Exploration of the Modern City in The Trial Rolf Goebel tries to show how Walter Benjamin’s concept of the flaneur can con- tribute to the understanding of Kafka’s second novel. (A rather curious per- formance, this, since Goebel focuses almost exclusively on how...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (3): 550–552.
Published: 01 September 2004
... order as a critique of social power structures. In ‘‘The Exploration of the Modern City in The Trial Rolf Goebel tries to show how Walter Benjamin’s concept of the flaneur can con- tribute to the understanding of Kafka’s second novel. (A rather curious per- formance, this, since Goebel focuses almost...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (3): 553–554.
Published: 01 September 2004
... as a critique of social power structures. In ‘‘The Exploration of the Modern City in The Trial Rolf Goebel tries to show how Walter Benjamin’s concept of the flaneur can con- tribute to the understanding of Kafka’s second novel. (A rather curious per- formance, this, since Goebel focuses almost exclusively...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (3): 547–548.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of social power structures. In ‘‘The Exploration of the Modern City in The Trial Rolf Goebel tries to show how Walter Benjamin’s concept of the flaneur can con- tribute to the understanding of Kafka’s second novel. (A rather curious per- formance, this, since Goebel focuses almost exclusively on how...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 361–396.
Published: 01 June 2004
... (London: Mansell). Brough, William n.d. [ 1863 ] The Great Sensation Trial, or, Circumstantial Effie-Deans: A Burlesque Extravaganza (London: Office of the Dramatic Author's Society). Burke, Peter 1989 “History as Social Memory,” in Memory: History, Culture and the Mind , edited by Thomas...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 275–295.
Published: 01 June 2006
...). Bertaux, Daniel 1981 Biography and Society: The Life Story Approach in the Social Sciences (Beverly Hills, CA: SAGE). Binet, Helene 1999 Jewish Museum Berlin: Architect Daniel Libeskind (Berlin: G + B Arts International). Bloxham, Donald 2001 The Holocaust on Trial: The War Crimes Trials...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (2): 281–303.
Published: 01 June 2005
...). Gorchakov, Genrikh 1989 “Trudnyi khleb pravdy,” Voprosy literatury 9 : 105 -17. Halfin, Igal 2003 Terror in My Soul:Communist Autobiographies on Trial (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press). Hrushovski, Benjamin 1984 “Fictionality and Fields of Reference: Remarks on the Theoretical...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (4): 753.
Published: 01 December 2005
... University. She is the author of Democratic Personality: Popular Voice and the Trial of American Author- ship (1998). Greta N. Slobin teaches in the College of Letters, Wesleyan University, and is profes- sor emerita of Russian literature at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She has published...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (4): 759–760.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of media, and the dynamics of publicity. Peter Steiner is professor of Slavic literature at the University of Pennsylvania. His last contribution to Poetics Today was “Justice in Prague, Political and Poetic: Some Reflections on the Slánský Trial (with Constant Reference to Franz Kafka and Milan...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 249–260.
Published: 01 June 2006
... of memory as doing more than trouble ‘‘the clear waters of historiography Annette Wieviorka, too, re- minds us of that in her succinct summary of how the witness function devel- oped and changed, from immediate postwar depositions through the Eich- mann trials, and then in the years spanned...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (4): 669–712.
Published: 01 December 2008
... others.31 The trial and conviction of the writers Andrei Siniavskii and Iulii Daniel in 196632 not only changed the social climate in the Soviet Union and had serious consequences for the development of the dissident movement; it also became a landmark for Western broadcasting...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 297–309.
Published: 01 June 2006
...-buried trial records preserved some of this material in the form of depositions, including information from a few Jews who had survived the pogrom. But who ever read them? The recent account of Jedwabne confirms a postu- late that has not yet won universal favor among historians: that a complete...