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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (3): 499–526.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., MA: Harvard University Press). Wittgenstein’s Voice: Reading, Self-Understanding, and the Genre of Philosophical Investigations Garry L. Hagberg Philosophy, East Anglia Abstract  Since the time of Socrates and perhaps even that of Heraclitus, philo- sophical reflection has found...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 215–217.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Eyal Segal Bernhart Walter and Kramer Lawrence , eds., On Voice . Amsterdam : Rodopi , 2014 . xv + 229 pp. © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 New Books at a Glance Walter Bernhart and Lawrence Kramer, eds., On Voice. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2014...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 399–421.
Published: 01 September 2014
...-Holocaust contemporary writing, Yiddish as incorporated into non-Yiddish writing is at times represented as a language of limits, untranslatability, and loss. Two recent works of literature provide case studies for the way in which Yiddish, as voice and as alphabetic image, is represented in English...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (1): 105–134.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of a Talmudic passage which demonstrates how this new approach sheds fresh light on the place of the feminine voice in the Talmud. Copyright © 2019 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2019 Talmud Mikhail Bakhtin feminist narratology theory of the novel References Talmudic texts...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (3): 347–367.
Published: 01 September 2020
..., and by the ironic treatment of his narrative voice. By taking the elusiveness of this narration more fully into account, it becomes possible to read Submission as a tentative — if never unambiguous — narrative of religious conversion. To this extent, the treatment of Islam in Submission can be seen as consistent...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 595–617.
Published: 01 December 2020
... dismantles the lyric speaker’s sovereign position and consequently uncovers the silent — and silenced — dialogic voices that are an inseparable part of the genre. The article concludes with an analysis of lyric address and the ethical role of reading, whereby readers are implicated in the process of forced...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 641–668.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Pavlo Shopin In this article, the author analyzes spatial metaphors for voice in the work of Herta Müller. His analysis shows how she evokes spatial experience to convey her vision of voice. Drawing on conceptual metaphor theory and Viktor Shklovsky’s concept of defamiliarization, the author argues...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (3-4): 495–499.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Eyal Segal Hansen Per Krogh Iversen Stefan Nielsen Henrik Skov Reitan Rolf , eds., Strange Voices in Narrative Fiction . Berlin : de Gruyter , 2011 . vi + 268 pp. © 2013 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2013 New Books at a Glance Marina...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 March 2003
..., in the doubly coded (embedded) section, the subordination of one voice to the other voice is so extreme that the section can be likened to a duet sung by one voice. This hierarchical relation in which the materiality of the representation is fully controlled by the embedding voice permits a filmmaker or visual...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (3): 497–528.
Published: 01 September 2004
... resides precisely in this synergy of narrative and exegesis. As exegesis, it creates new meanings from the biblical verses, and as narrative, it dramatizes those meanings by means of the biblical story world. The concurrent presence of two distinct voices, biblical and rabbinic, as well as two distinct...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 155–179.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Rebecca Fasselt This article considers how postcolonial narratives written partly in the first-person plural collective voice reflect recent critical developments in postcolonial studies rather than echoing the outmoded “writing back” paradigm. Even colonial texts such as Joseph Conrad's The Nigger...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 65–87.
Published: 01 March 2001
... hybridization as the simultaneous existence of several voices represented by a mixture of multiple prosodic structures, each referring to a different set of poetic and ideological conventions. Considering examples from Emily Dickinson and Guillaume Apollinaire, I develop a method of analyzing the dialogical...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (1-2): 33–58.
Published: 01 June 2015
... by connecting characters in different locations. This article argues that the technical capabilities of different communication systems, when represented within a novel's story world, help determine the forms of plot, characterization, and narrative voice that a novelist can feasibly present. To demonstrate...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (4): 679–701.
Published: 01 December 2018
... “contamination” of narrators’ speech by characters’ speech have long nuanced our understanding of quoted speech as always being read as purely diegetic. The article suggests how a reader’s stance toward a narrator’s voice can be mirrored by a similarly dialogically positioned pair of diegetic characters...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (1): 137–158.
Published: 01 March 2004
... highlighting the fictive status of this figure. Doubled Flowering: From the Notebooks of Araki Yasusada does this by first building up the heteronym of Yasusada, then systematically effacing him as he himself adopts a variety of other voices and personae. The Yasusada poems also serve to expand the range...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 261–273.
Published: 01 June 2006
... as an archive of trauma stories and set off against other forms of autobiographical discourse, on the one hand, and legal testimonies, on the other. It is argued that its specific value lies in forging a transgenerational link between the faces and voices of victims and those who listen to them, thus...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 579–603.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and determining their spatiotemporal coordinates and quantity. Similar to concepts of temporality, questions of experiencing and narrating subject(ivity), that is, “focalizer” and “voice,” are discussed in (quasi-)physical terms of space, time, and quantity. This inevitably leads us to ask whether a conceptual...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 569–587.
Published: 01 September 2017
... history. This essay argues that these claims are most visible in “reflexive double narratives,” books that tell two versions of their stories and explain why they have done so. This essay relies on Brian Richardson's term “denarration” from Unnatural Voices and David Herman's conception of “qualia” from...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (1): 159–181.
Published: 01 February 2018
... preconditions of modern style can be suggestively combined with Mikhail M. Bakhtin’s theory of the inherent multiplicity of novelistic discourse and Richard Walsh’s pragmatic theory of narrative “voice” to produce a core definition of style. Style is (1) a linguistic mode of social relation; (2) one of several...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (1): 107–132.
Published: 01 March 2009
... a homogeneous, metonymic image for the totality of life under Communism. In The Prague Orgy , Roth situates himself in stark opposition to the representational practices of Milan Kundera by resisting the easy sensationalism of such “writing for the West.” Roth prefers to give voice to an array of internal Czech...