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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 715–717.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Eyal Segal © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 Nünning Vera , ed., Unreliable Narration and Trustworthiness: Intermedial and Interdisciplinary Perspectives . Berlin : De Gruyter , 2015 . viii + 442 pp. New Books at a Glance Mark J. Bruhn and Donald R...
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Poetics Today (2023) 44 (1-2): 131–156.
Published: 01 June 2023
...Vanessa Joosen Abstract Diana Wynne Jones's Fire and Hemlock (1984) and Ali Smith's Autumn (2016) are two British novels that evoke an intense friendship between a girl and an older man. Their experimental narrative forms include a complex chronology, unreliable narrator, dream scenes, gaps...
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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 (2007) 28 (1): 43–87.
Published: 01 March 2007
... situation. Then it goes on to discuss two contrasting approaches to fictional unreliability, the rhetorical and the cognitivist or constructivist. The rhetorical approach deals, in an idealized way, with the gap between the narrator and the implied author and is only concerned with the “implied...
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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 (2000) 21 (4): 711–749.
Published: 01 December 2000
..., Frame Text, Insert Text, and Unreliable Narration: The Case of The Turn of the Screw,” Style 25 : 42 -70. Booth, Wayne C. 1961 The Rhetoric of Fiction (Chicago: University of Chicago Press). Browning, Robert 1951 Selected Poetry (New York: Random House). Cohn, Dorrit 1983...
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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 (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 (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
... DiCaprio as the protagonist, present dreams, and have similar scenery, but also differentiates between Inception’s challenges to temporal and spatial logic and the challenges created by Shutter Island’s unreliable narration. Allan Cameron and Richard Misek examine representations of modular space...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 713–715.
Published: 01 December 2016
... DiCaprio as the protagonist, present dreams, and have similar scenery, but also differentiates between Inception’s challenges to temporal and spatial logic and the challenges created by Shutter Island’s unreliable narration. Allan Cameron and Richard Misek examine representations of modular space...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (4): 499–528.
Published: 01 December 2015
... as a perspectival hypothesis formed by the reader. More precisely, the hypothesis of a fictional mediator’s unreliability is a mechanism for recon- ciling textual incongruities by appeal to a deliberate tension between the viewpoint of this mediating subject (a character, narrator, dialogist, monol- ogist...
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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 (2013) 34 (1-2): 279–280.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Narinsky’s dissertation was on the unreliable narration in Chaucer’s poetry. Her most recent project is on the presentation of minds in late medieval English literature, focusing on Chaucer and Gower in particular. Dan Shen is Changjiang Professor of English and director of the Center for European...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (4): 795–805.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Author: The Resurrection of an Anthropomorphized Passepartout or the Obituary of a Critical Phantom?” Anglistik 8 : 95 -116. 1999 “Unreliable Compared to What? Toward a Cognitive Theory of Unreliable Narration: Prolegomena and Hypotheses,” in Grenzüberschreitungen: Narratologie im Kontext...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (3): 320–324.
Published: 01 September 2015
...) alternative story lines 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...
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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...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (3): 310–312.
Published: 01 September 2015
...) alternative story lines 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...