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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (1): 169–171.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Thomas Scholz Hatavara Mari Hyvärinen Matti Mäkelä Maria Mäyrä Frans , eds. Narrative Theory, Literature, and New Media: Narrative Minds and Virtual Worlds . New York : Routledge , 2016 . xii + 314 pp. Copyright © 2019 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 53–118.
Published: 01 June 2013
..., previously unrecognized features of medieval and other premodern texts. Possible world theory and the concept of virtual narratives, in particular, can show that medieval narratives are also structured by events (e.g., plans, dreams) that, though thoroughly described, are never realized: they remain, instead...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (4): 863–864.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Eyal Segal 2001 New Books at a Glance Niall Ferguson, ed., Virtual History: Alternatives and Counterfactuals. London: Pica- dorxpp. This collection of essays aims to present not ordinary historical writing but a history of the subjunctive and contrary-to-fact conditional: ‘‘What...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (4): 707–717.
Published: 01 December 2002
...: On the Foundations of the Representational Arts (Cambridge: Harvard University Press). Experiencing Virtual Worlds: Observation to Co-Creation Uri Margolin Comparative Literature, University of Alberta Marie-Laure Ryan, Narrative as Virtual Reality: Immersion and Interactivity in Litera- ture...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (2): 364–366.
Published: 01 June 2002
... more idiom- atic and more playful versions of the same communicational and existential problems. Jan Alber, Freiburg Marie-Laure Ryan, Narratives as Virtual Reality. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Uni- versity Press, pp. Marie-Laure Ryan’s Narratives...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 251–284.
Published: 01 June 2010
... to the aesthetics of virtuality enacted by Lily Briscoe's painting. Only by reformulating the problem of time in spatial terms can Lily overthrow the limitations of the formalist framework: her art—a hybrid image/text—hinges on the blanks of aesthetic communication (which I define by reference to the work...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (4): 669–712.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of the International Samizdat [Research] Association is to find and work out possible solutions to overcome the decay of samizdat materials both physically and “virtually”—in the collective memory of the present and for the cultural memory of future generations. © 2009 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2021
... corpus? Second, how does this corpus already speak to, anticipate, and preprogram the virtualization, translation, and transmission of the space of “the seminar”? Introduction: Derrida s Classroom Adam R. Rosenthal Texas A & M University Abstract Beginning in 2008, with the French publication of volume 1...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 591–613.
Published: 01 December 2014
...” and their “contamination” by social agents involved in the production process of the text, including typists, publishers, and editors. However, a few aspects of New Textualism create methodological aporias and produce, in extremo , a virtually unreadable compilation of parallel texts. Using some previously developed...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 245–263.
Published: 01 June 2018
... that reception theory and the phenomenology of reading and viewing must be taken into account in analyzing this new experience of a digital virtual world. The emergence of a mental image conjured up by the word/image interaction plays a role not only in our cognitive but also in our bodily experience. I propose...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (1): 143–164.
Published: 01 March 2007
... and the structure as a whole. The essay draws on Gilles Deleuze's concept of “the virtual” and on Jacques Derrida's notion of “invention” in order to theorize this relation. After reviewing previous discussions of Joyce's technique of word combination, it proceeds to consider the Wakean portmanteau as a textual...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (1): 113–139.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Daniel Punday Role-playing games have many qualities of narrative (character, plot, setting), yet they have received virtually no attention from narratologists. This essay discusses the way that role-playing games construct narrative worlds and compares that to recent theories of fiction based...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 March 2000
...—texts generated by actual machines versus those generated by virtual machines and composition by chance processes versus composition by fixed (arbitrary) procedures—are tested and found wanting. I then develop a grid of four categories: skeleton procedures,selection constraints, combination procedures...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (4): 581–609.
Published: 01 December 2002
... the distinctive properties of the digital medium. Two myths have dominated this theorization. The myth of the Aleph (as I call it) presents the digital text as a finite text that contains an infinite number of stories. The myth of the Holodeck envisions digital narrative as a virtual environment in which the user...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (2): 361–362.
Published: 01 June 2002
... as an information feed- back loop, which will generate a different semiotic sequence each time it is engaged’’ and other types of artistic discourse, which are often compared to it without actually being ‘‘ergodic The same trend is repre- sented by Marc Poster’s ‘‘Theorizing Virtual Reality: Baudrillard and Der...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (2): 360–361.
Published: 01 June 2002
... to it without actually being ‘‘ergodic The same trend is repre- sented by Marc Poster’s ‘‘Theorizing Virtual Reality: Baudrillard and Der- rida Poster criticizes the automatic applications of Baudrillard’s theory of simulation to virtuality, demonstrating the difference between Baudrillard’s position...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (2): 363–364.
Published: 01 June 2002
..., Freiburg Marie-Laure Ryan, Narratives as Virtual Reality. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Uni- versity Press, pp. Marie-Laure Ryan’s Narratives as Virtual Reality is a readable scholarly study of immersion and interactivity in print and electronic media. In this book Ryan rethinks textuality, mimesis...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 21–42.
Published: 01 March 2002
... also for our voluntary immersion into 7 the dreamlike virtual reality of literary experience. As fascinated readers or spectators, we can ignore such stimuli as a toothache or the smell of burn- ing food until they reach a certain threshold.Yet literary...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 349–377.
Published: 01 June 2000
... in how humans orient themselves to the world—or what world, virtual or real, they inhabit. Although science fiction is popularly understood to be about outer space exploration and alien worlds, cyber- punk downplays...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (2): 185–190.
Published: 01 June 2003
... provide us with the cogni- tive capacity to process certain kinds of stimuli as vehicles of indirect com- munication and virtual representation. Such processing seems specifically designed to forestall any immediate impact...