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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (2): 327–351.
Published: 01 June 2016
... that the future of speculative materialism, both in the sense of the future such a theory imagines and in that of the future of the theory itself as a politically viable materialism, must engage with the heritage of Bloch's thought. Beyond the Turn: Ernst Bloch and the Future of Speculative Materialism Cat...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 751–761.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Michael Larson Jameson’s Affective Turn: Bodily States, Temporality, and Aesthetics after Modernity Michael Larson University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Fredric Jameson, The Ancients and the Postmoderns. New York: Verso, 2015. 306 pp. If the abundance of scholarly work...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (1-2): 117–171.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Melanie Conroy Literary historians have long made an issue of the extent to which the modernist novel broke with conventions established in the nineteenth century. One of the most debated questions is the occurrence, or dating, of an “inward turn,” a rupture with the external orientation...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (3): 318–320.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Eyal Segal Meretoja Hanna , The Narrative Turn in Fiction and Theory: The Crisis and Return of Storytelling from Robbe-Grillet to Tournier . Basingstoke, UK : Palgrave Macmillan , 2014 . xviii + 282 pp. © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 New Books...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (4): 557–572.
Published: 01 December 2004
... University Press). Davis, Todd F., and Kenneth Womack, eds. 2001 Mapping the Ethical Turn: A Reader in Ethics, Culture, and Literary Theory (Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia). Derrida, Jacques 1967 “Violence et métaphysique: Essai sur la pensée d'Emmanuel Levinas,” in L'écriture et...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (3): 327–340.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., the proliferation of narrative studies throughout the 1980s and 1990s, and on the other side, the loss of interest in the theorization of narrative forms after its peak in the decades before. At that turning point, most attention was focused on how we use narratives or how they shape reality, and no longer on how...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (1): 135–158.
Published: 01 March 2019
... . Altieri Charles 2001 “ Lyrical Ethics and Literary Experience .” In Mapping the Ethical Turn: A Reader in Ethics, Culture, and Literary Theory , edited by Davis Todd F. Womack Kenneth , 30 – 59 . Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press . Altieri Charles 2007...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (1): 83–100.
Published: 01 March 2020
.... At the same time, the development of analytic philosophy is also tied to a turn away from what had until that time been a natural and often mutually beneficial exchange with poetry, drama, and fiction. It is easy to assume that the turn away from literature is a necessary consequence of the turn to logic...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (1): 165–168.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Ellen Esrock Ellen Spolsky, ed., Iconotropism: Turning toward Pictures . Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 2004. 210 pp. Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2007 Tendencies toward Embodiment in Word and Image Studies Ellen Esrock Language, Literature...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 9–20.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Mark Turner The cognitive turn in the humanities is an aspect of a more general cognitive turn taking place in the contemporary study of human beings. Because it interacts with cognitive neuroscience, it can seem unfamiliar to students of the humanities, but in fact it draws much of its content...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (3): 479–502.
Published: 01 September 2000
... in theoretical debate. The debate, in this case, concerns the status of visuality in linguistic texts. This is a happy coincidence, since this is a hotly debated issue in today's humanities. After the linguistic and anthropological turns, we are now in the middle of the visual turn. In an attempt to articulate...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 225–301.
Published: 01 September 2014
... developed the new orality by introducing gendered speech and professional argot, creating in turn a Yiddish of the common man, woman, and child and a Yiddish Sublime. In the next phase, two verbal artists, Eliezer Shteynbarg and Itzik Manger, perfected a single, minor speech genre that was performable...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (4): 673–694.
Published: 01 December 2003
... that Hans-Georg Gadamer's important contribution to the field of hermeneutics not only anticipates recent developments in textual scholarship,but also has much to offer scholars who are attempting to write the history of the material book. In such light, the so-called “turn toward history” commented upon...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 751–781.
Published: 01 December 2000
... effect. Whereas rhyme, meter, and alliteration impose additional patterning on the phonological signifiers, picture poems, acrostics, and some other manneristic devices impose additional patterning upon the graphemic signifiers. When alliterations are turned into puns, they become manneristic patterning...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 129–244.
Published: 01 March 2001
... to the inferrer's quest for integration should also adjudicate between the respective analytic paradigms in general. Among presuppositional triggers, in turn, factivity (e.g., the verb “know”) recommends itself for paradigmatic analysis by its centrality within this inference type, as well as within language...
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Poetics Today (2024) 45 (1): 79–103.
Published: 01 March 2024
...Marta Puxan-Oliva Abstract This essay addresses the insufficient attention paid in narrative theory to the reformulated concept of space resulting from the spatial turn in the analysis of narrative space. To address this lack of attention, the essay proposes the concept of “narrative environments...
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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 (2016) 37 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2016
... sine qua non of the genre. Through them the malefactors willingly repenting the sins of the past demonstratively returned to the party's fold, and the party, in turn, claimed yet another victory in its ongoing war on the bourgeoisie. © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 55–105.
Published: 01 March 2016
...; they sometimes also prompt us to physically revisit pages we have already turned. While many Proust scholars have commented on this perplexing quality of the work and theorists of rereading have offered partial accounts of it, no one has explained for what purpose A la recherche du temps perdu (translated...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (3): 387–413.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... Both writers, as discussed in the article, treat life and matter as open and dynamic in their potentiality, filled with hope for transcendence of death and perishing without transcending the material, which in turn redefines our thinking of nature and the social world. These two thinkers, though...