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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 715–717.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Eyal Segal Nünning Vera , ed., Unreliable Narration and Trustworthiness: Intermedial and Interdisciplinary Perspectives . Berlin : De Gruyter , 2015 . viii + 442 pp. © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 New Books at a Glance Mark J. Bruhn and Donald R...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (1): 43–87.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Dan Shen; Dejin Xu This essay attempts to define unreliability in autobiography and explore its major forms and features in relation to unreliability in fiction. It starts with the construction of a narratological framework for autobiography, especially in terms of the narrative communicative...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (4): 711–749.
Published: 01 December 2000
..., as in the detective story, and/or to functional drives, like surprise, no less than to the teller's blind spots. What distinguishes the perspectival or the unreliability hypothesis is that it brings discordant elements into pattern by attributing them to the peculiarities of the speaker through whom the world...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (4): 499–528.
Published: 01 December 2015
... texts. The other extreme combines divergence, implicitness, and unreliability into the opaque (or ambiguous) discourse typical of modernism and experimental narrative. The intermediate cases have at least one variable that facilitates interpretation, so making up for the more problematic sides...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (2): 317–352.
Published: 01 June 2009
... that their claimed character trait is temporally continuous. I refer to these kinds of exceptions within dissonant narration as claims of stable identity and argue for their importance for judgments of (un)reliable narration. After defining the concept in relation to contemporary models of unreliability, the article...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (3): 347–367.
Published: 01 September 2020
... favoring a return to strong patriarchal authority and national pride, while the narrative of the triumph of political Islam is frequently interpreted as a thinly veiled act of Islamophobia. This ideological interpretation is, however, complicated by the bad faith of the novel’s unreliable narrator...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (3): 369–393.
Published: 01 September 2020
..., yet struggle with the specters of an older, enchanted cosmos. Through variants of the literary fantastic, and unreliable and polyperspectival narration, these books develop a view of the world that goes beyond facile dichotomies of faith and reason. © 2020 by Porter Institute for Poetics...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 261–273.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Aleida Assmann The essay focuses on the relationship between memory and history, which has changed in many ways under the impact of the Holocaust. Memory that had been discarded by historians as an unreliable and distorting source came to be acknowledged as an important factor in the reconstruction...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (3-4): 329–483.
Published: 01 December 2012
... by Quotation; 7.3 Appeal to Existence or to Perspective? Unrealistic World and/or Unreliable Subject?; 7.4 Fictional Motivation under the Proteus Principle; 7.5 Sibling Rivalry and Contingent Resolution within the Family of Mimesis I am an art theoretician.... I know what motivation is! Viktor Shklovsky...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (4): 327–498.
Published: 01 December 2015
... , edited by Hühn Peter . ( Hamburg : Hamburg University ), http://www.lhn.uni-hmburg.de/article/mediacy-and-narrative-mediation . Anderson Emily R. 2010 “Telling Stories: Unreliable Discourse, Fight Club, and the Cinematic Narrator,” Journal of Narrative Theory 40 ( 1 ): 80...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 705–707.
Published: 01 December 2016
... 2009 list of the story- telling properties that define puzzle films: “fragmented spatio-temporal real- ity, time loops, a blurring of boundaries between different levels of reality, unstable characters with split identities or memory loss, multiple, labyrin- thine plots, unreliable narrators...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 707–710.
Published: 01 December 2016
... films: “fragmented spatio-temporal real- ity, time loops, a blurring of boundaries between different levels of reality, unstable characters with split identities or memory loss, multiple, labyrin- thine plots, unreliable narrators, and overt coincidences” (5). He goes on to outline three questions...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 710–712.
Published: 01 December 2016
... reiterates his 2009 list of the story- telling properties that define puzzle films: “fragmented spatio-temporal real- ity, time loops, a blurring of boundaries between different levels of reality, unstable characters with split identities or memory loss, multiple, labyrin- thine plots, unreliable...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 713–715.
Published: 01 December 2016
... reiterates his 2009 list of the story- telling properties that define puzzle films: “fragmented spatio-temporal real- ity, time loops, a blurring of boundaries between different levels of reality, unstable characters with split identities or memory loss, multiple, labyrin- thine plots, unreliable...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (4): 795–805.
Published: 01 December 2007
...” and “disclosure functions” (12), the role and significance of the implied author for our dealings with narrative unreliability, and the ethical consequences of “dual focalization” and “suppressed narration” (30). Readings Phelan starts his inquiry into character narration by probing the ethical import...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (3): 423–437.
Published: 01 September 2003
...: The Implied Author— Still a Subject of Debate,” Anglistik 8 (2): 95 -116. 1998a “Implied Author,” in Encyclopedia of the Novel , edited by Paul Schellinger, 589 -91 (Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn). 1998b “Unreliable Narration zur Einführung:Grundzüge einer kognitiv-narratologischen Theorie und...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 717–729.
Published: 01 December 2017
... have done for track- ing the unreliability of narrators, for instance,” but also by devising a meta- hermeneutics, a set of procedures aimed at “a reconstruction of socially encoded pathways along which interpreters assess a discursive ethos” (ix). Divided into seven chapters, Ethos and Narrative...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (1-2): 111–125.
Published: 01 June 2015
...-Aristotelian Rhetorical Theory,” Narrative 21 ( 2 ): 140 – 58 . 2014 “Unreliability,” in Hühn . 2014 , 2 : 896 – 909 . Sternberg Meir 1978 Expositional Modes and Temporal Ordering in Fiction ( Bloomington : Indiana University Press ). 1990 “Telling in Time (I...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (3): 305–307.
Published: 01 September 2015
... alternates between them once the nodal situation is established. In Mr. Nobody the forking-path structure is complicated by the subjective (and possibly unreliable) narration of the pro- tagonist, and the plot of Source Code combines elements of forking-path and time-loop structures. The third chapter...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (3): 308–310.
Published: 01 September 2015
... seriatim but rather alternates between them once the nodal situation is established. In Mr. Nobody the forking-path structure is complicated by the subjective (and possibly unreliable) narration of the pro- tagonist, and the plot of Source Code combines elements of forking-path and time-loop structures...