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Poetics Today (1 March 2007) 28 (1): 89–116.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Jo Labanyi The essay argues that modernity is best understood not as the cultural expression of capitalist modernization, but as a particular set of relations of present to past. It examines the varying attitudes toward the violent past of the civil war that have characterized Spain since the...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2008) 29 (1): 197–224.
Published: 01 March 2008
...J. J. Long Bertolt Brecht's War Primer , first published in 1955, is a collection of what Brecht termed “photo-epigrams.” These consist of a photograph—usually one cut from the illustrated press—mounted on a black background and accompanied by a four-line poem by Brecht. The theme of the book is...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2008) 29 (3): 603–609.
Published: 01 September 2008
...). Hollier, Denis 1993 Les Dépossédés. Bataille, Caillois, Leiris, Malraux, Sartre (Paris: Minuit); English translation: Absent without Leave: French Literature under the Threat of War, translated by Catherine Porter (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1997). Morel, Jean-Pierre 1985 Le...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2005) 26 (4): 665–696.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Galin Tihanov I discuss here Shklovsky's theory of estrangement as formulated in a number of texts written before the October revolution of 1917. The concept of estrangement can only be properly grasped if the early Shklovsky is placed in the context of World War I; we need to begin to see him as...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2016) 37 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2016
... sine qua non of the genre. Through them the malefactors willingly repenting the sins of the past demonstratively returned to the party's fold, and the party, in turn, claimed yet another victory in its ongoing war on the bourgeoisie. © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2000) 21 (1): 95–128.
Published: 01 March 2000
... oppositional discursive economy that shaped and informed discussions of innovative or new avant-garde poetries (Language Poetry in particular) as these poetries gradually gained currency in the academy during the late Cold War period. Tracing a necessary reconfiguration of practices in light of the increasing...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2000) 21 (1): 129–150.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Libbie Rifkin This essay attempts to reframe the scholarship on postwar avant-gardist practice by rereading an event some commentators consider the beginning of the academic cooptation of the avant-garde: the Berkeley Poetry Conference of 1965. Held just after the anthology wars had established the...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2000) 21 (1): 151–186.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Andrés J. Nader This article considers the history of publication in Germany of poems from the National Socialist concentration camps. It also traces an international shift in attitude toward these poems, from neglect or suppression in the decades after World War II to a heightened interest and...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2000) 21 (4): 633–652.
Published: 01 December 2000
... trends and the first system of structuralism, the pre-World War II system of the Prague school, an examination that indicates the contrast between poststructuralism and structuralism has to be considerably mitigated. Many of the theoretical ideas and methods of analysis advanced in the poststructuralist...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2001) 22 (2): 323–364.
Published: 01 June 2001
....” This essay approaches the material from four broad emphases: first, the neo-Hegelian tropology of pre–World War I Oxford idealist philosophy,which celebrates the “dawning of consciousness” in the subcontinent with the advent of union in 1910 and which the essay relates to Hegel's views on Africa and...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2009) 30 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Martin Machovec The term samizdat , now widespread, denotes the unofficial dissemination of any variety of text (book, magazine, leaflet, etc.) within “totalitarian” political systems, especially those after World War II. Such publishing, though often not explicitly forbidden by law, was always...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2011) 32 (1): 171–201.
Published: 01 March 2011
... psychology is cited to bring together disparate fields in affirming that affective feelings convey information about the interface between self and environment. By setting the novel in a single day in London, after 9/11 and during preparations for war in Iraq, McEwan affirms a constructivist theory of...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2006) 27 (1): 35–66.
Published: 01 March 2006
... the work of Nicolae Steinhardt and Joseph Brodsky, and also in secret police interrogation and reeducation practices and in CIA manuals. In Sentimental Journey, Shklovsky wrote that during the civil war, life itself was made strange and became art. Shklovsky's memoirs shed light on the effects of this...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2006) 27 (1): 97–124.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Russian estrangement also became central to her utopian vision of bridging the Cold War divide between Russia and the United States. Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2006 Altieri, Charles 1996 “What Is Living and What Is Dead in American Postmodernism: Establishing the Contemporaneity...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2006) 27 (2): 275–295.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Tony Kushner It has taken many decades after 1945 for the testimony of Holocaust victims to be taken seriously. This article charts the shift from the marginalization of survivors and the lack of interest in their accounts immediately after the war to more recent developments, whereby they have...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2006) 27 (3): 501–568.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., Mansfield, Musil, Kafka) to detect convergences and divergences. The results disclose a multifaceted complex of social and literary factors and forces in a changing polysystem: traces of confessional segregation before and secularization after the second World War, the advent of the second feminist wave in...
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Poetics Today (1 March 2008) 29 (1): 129–153.
Published: 01 March 2008
... photographic images; both authors reflect on the relationship between trauma, war, memory, and representation, especially with regard to family histories. Kluge's emotionally flat documentary account of the Allied bombing of his hometown reveals a problematic deadening of personal and familial relations...
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Poetics Today (1 September 2016) 37 (3): 443–472.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Nazi victory before Britain's entry into World War II. It prefigures many concerns of queer studies in its disturbing depictions of homoerotic love among Nazi soldiers and women reduced to mindlessly reproductive bodies. Focusing on the significance of the women in her narrative, the article argues...
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Poetics Today (1 June 2000) 21 (2): 449–452.
Published: 01 June 2000
... Luc Rasson, Ecrire contre la guerre: Littérature et pacifismes Paris: L’Har- mattan, pp. Writingagainst War : the title of Luc Rasson’s book on a number of novelists who have addressed the First World War sums up a justly received...
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Poetics Today (1 December 2001) 22 (4): 863–864.
Published: 01 December 2001
... would have happened ifTheessays, written by nine English and American historians, thus explore nine such roads not taken in actual history. What if no English Civil War or no American War of Independence had occurred? What if Ireland had never been divided? What if Britain had stayed out of the...