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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (4): 645–681.
Published: 01 December 2019
... metrics like “free verse,” “accentual verse,” and “iambic pentameter,” the article suggests that its rhythms arise instead from a rich and complex vernacular style that cannot be explained by the constraints of Anglo-American versification. Copyright © 2019 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (4): 795–827.
Published: 01 December 2001
...,” it was in the Middle Ages central to the birth of literary textuality, a discourse that challenged the status of rhetoric and religiously oriented literature. The birth of the commodity and its advertisement corresponds to a birth of the “poetic” in the Western vernacular tradition. © 2001 by the Porter Institute...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (1): 103–125.
Published: 01 March 2022
... of the interjection in ancient Greek and Latin poetry. These derive from two functions of O! , functions that are described within the context of the Bakhtinian concepts of the addressee and superaddressee. Subsequently, the process in which the autonomy of this lexeme was shaped with regard to vernacular languages...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (3): 363–391.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... Stone, 41 -58 (London: Routledge). Blum, Elisabeth 2005 “Bruno's Choice of the Vernacular Language,” Bruniana et Campanelliana 11 : 167 -90. Bruno, Giordano 1879 –91 Opera latine conscripta , edited by F. Fiorentino, F. Tocco, H. Vitelli, V. Imbriani, and C. M. Tallarigo, 3 vols. in 8...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 429–451.
Published: 01 September 2017
... religious texts into the vernacular (Veselovsky 1879 – 91). In these empirical philological works of the 1870s and 1880s Veselovsky argues that narrative hybridization takes place as a result of concrete histor- ical processes. It is caused by the historical dislocations of invasions and explorations...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 357–382.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., because the Dutch was written by Bontekoe in a vernacular style, without literary pretensions.28 In turn, translating Campe’s 1788 adaptation of Bontekoe’s story gave the translator (or translators — because it is possible that the Hebrew and Yiddish versions were prepared by different writers...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 211–224.
Published: 01 September 2014
... themselves embraced this vernacular to forge a language of great artistry. So, despite the troubled status of Yiddish and the stigmas attached to it in this period, an impressive body of Yiddish literature developed that was multifaceted, drawing on a repertoire of genres, modes, and styles. Within...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 225–301.
Published: 01 September 2014
... some of them to the realization that the masses of eastern European Jews might best be reached in their spoken vernacular (Miron 1973: 1 – 15; Shtif 1993 [1932]: 45 – 50). But how was one to write in Yiddish? Should one continue writing in the artificial bookish style of the Tsene-rene? Were one...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (4): 655–658.
Published: 01 December 2021
... vernacular poetry. Alongside fifteen contributions distinguished by cutting-edge scholarly methods, and serving as a repository of data for ongoing research on these subjects, this volume will be both stimulating and useful for many readers. It will also prove essential for those investigating similar...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 423–475.
Published: 01 September 2014
... reminiscent of early modern European literatures: the picaresque, the pseudoautobiography, satire, and the bildungsroman. Both display analogous anxieties toward language, caught as they were between imperial, “global” languages and stigmatized native vernaculars. Caplan argues that the literatures...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (1): 79–101.
Published: 01 March 2022
... the strangeness of extending this moralizing language of “structure” to forms that don't seem to warrant such distinctions. In the serial image of suburban homes, glossed as “vernacular” building types, Robertson gives us a visual pun on the Office's project ( fig. 1 ): Figure 1 Lisa Robertson, “Pure...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 February 2018
... University Press ). Haug Walter 1997 [1985] Vernacular Literary Theory in the Middle Ages: The German Tradition, 800–1300, in Its European Context , 2nd ed., translated by Catling Joanna M. ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press ). Herman David 2007 “ Introduction...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (3): 603–609.
Published: 01 September 2008
... language and cul- ture. Breaking with Valéry’s rejection of “ordinary language,” Cendrars, Giono, Queneau, or Ramuz sought to reintegrate literature within the com- munity by writing “spoken” or even “vernacular” language, as they some- times called it. This trend was in some cases accompanied...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 515–548.
Published: 01 June 2001
... vernacular languages have recently been incorporated into newly fashioned urban argots and displays of linguistic diversity. Pace, it may be argued, both manifests sociolinguistic change in metropolitan South Africa and functions as a vehicle of this change. In trying to trace specific correspondences...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 323–364.
Published: 01 June 2001
... are twofold: the nature of the emergent vernacular and national(ist) cultural identities of these colonies and dominions and their positions within the international structure of the British Empire. In South Africa the invention of a united vernacular tradition in terms of cultural and historical heritage...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (4): 731–738.
Published: 01 December 2019
... the occupation, Taiwanese writers, in addition to mastering the modern vernacular, learned Japanese verse as part of eventually constructing an artistic identity specific to Taiwanese literature. Similarly, Tse-Tsung Chow (1960) described howduring the revolutionary upheaval inChina leading up to theMay Fourth...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 475–513.
Published: 01 June 2001
..., this generation has, in part due to South Africa’s enforced isolation from global cultures in the s, tended to focus on Johannesburg (or Egoli, place of gold, in its vernacular name). This localism has also affected critical and academic discourse about South Africa, which has tended to be particularist...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 41–63.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Lowell in The Big- low Papers called for the literary representation of the vernacular before the Civil War, he expressed Romantic sentiments about the vibrancy of regu- lar folk. For Lowell the representation of dialect meant that the enlivening effects of faded diction would give way to a ‘‘sound...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 303–323.
Published: 01 September 2014
... and recent convert to Catholicism Paul Helicz, appeared in Kraków in 1540. As Magda Teter and Edward Fram (2006: 56) describe it, Helicz’s Yiddish rendering was not so much the vernacular translation it claimed to be as “a transliteration of a German version of the New Testament in Hebrew characters...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 131–158.
Published: 01 February 2018
...] Ulysses ( New York : Modern Library ). Labov William 1972 Language in the Inner City: Studies in the Black English Vernacular ( Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press ). Labov William Joshua Waletsky 1967 “ Narrative Analysis: Oral Versions of Personal Experience...