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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (4): 611–631.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Glyn White Christine Brooke-Rose's Thru is a strikingly provocative postmodernist text. Instead of examining how Thru deconstructs fiction through the literary and linguistic theory that it includes, this essay looks at how theory—specifically Roman Jakobson's diagram of communication—is altered...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 435–452.
Published: 01 June 2001
... genuinely local,thoroughly hybrid nature. Well in advance of the birth of the new South Africa in 1994, Breytenbach undermined racialist notions of Afrikaans (whether as some sort of Herderian Sprachgeist of the white Afrikaner Volk or as the language of the white oppressor) and offered ways of conceiving...
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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (2): 285–311.
Published: 01 June 2010
... text. Through the interaction of various details in the text, the implied author suggests three racist dichotomies: (1) white characters' nondiscrimination versus black characters' discrimination, (2) positive slavery under white masters versus negative slavery under a black master, and (3) superior...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 299–318.
Published: 01 June 2018
... (2006) by M. D. Coverley (Marjorie Luesebrink), published in ELO’s first collection of electronic literature, is based on old black-and-white remediated photographs that are linked to ekphrastic poems. The article shows that ekphrasis in all of these cases becomes part of a multi-medial experience...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (3): 447–471.
Published: 01 September 2018
.... Thomas’s The White Hotel , a prototypically “unnatural” novel in that the protagonist’s experience is caused by future events rather than by past ones. Our discussion of this novel shows situation models and interpretive strategies at work, exemplifying our claims and grounding them in a textual example...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (2): 335–359.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Elizabeth Long Reading groups provide a fruitful site for examining women's uses of literature in life, since discussing books with other women gives rise to insights that come with sharing perspectives on both literature and participants' lives. This research focuses on white women's reading...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 413–433.
Published: 01 June 2001
...–1945 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press). 1997 “White Skin, Black Masks: Jews and Jewishness in the Writings of George Eliot and Frantz Fanon,” in Cultural Readings of Imperialism: Edward Said and the Gravity of History , edited by Keith Ansell-Pearson, Benita Parry, and Judith Squires, 106...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 391–412.
Published: 01 June 2001
... and the Politics of Writing (Berkeley: University of California Press; Cape Town: David Philip). 1997 “Intimate Enmity in the Journal of Tiyo Soga,” Critical Inquiry 23 (3): 557 -77. Bhabha, Homi K. 1986 “Foreword: Remembering Fanon,” in Black Skin, White Masks , vii -xxvi (London: Pluto...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 263–298.
Published: 01 June 2001
...). Coetzee, J. M. 1983 “The Great South African Novel,” Leadership 2 (4): 74 -79. 1988 White Writing: On the Culture of Letters in South Africa (New Haven: Radix and Yale University Press). Comaroff, John L., and Jean Comaroff 1997 Of Revelation and Revolution: The Dialectics of Modernity...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (4): 741–759.
Published: 01 December 2018
... on the Other ( Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press ). Cohn Dorrit 1999 The Distinction of Fiction ( Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press ). Darymple William 2004 White Mughals: Love and Betrayal in Eighteenth-Century India ( London : Penguin...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (1): 117–142.
Published: 01 March 2007
... for the massacre after having first ordered that Protestant lodgings be marked with a cross in white chalk. According to numerous witnesses, the people of Paris, led by de Guise’s troops, invaded the Protestants’ dwellings and began the cruel slaughter. Nobles were hardly spared. Men...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 365–389.
Published: 01 June 2001
...). Coetzee, J. M. 1988 White Writing: On the Culture of Letters in South Africa (Johannesburg: Radix, in association with Yale University Press). 1992 “Interview,” in Doubling the Point: Essays and Interviews , edited by David Attwell, 103 -6 (Cambridge, MA, and London: Harvard University Press...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (3): 425–448.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., especially in the French context, where the works of Hayden White remained mostly unnoticed. 1 But nowadays, as we have become more preoccupied with distinguishing “fake news” from reliable information than with arguing that all representation is more or less narratively fabricated, we may regret...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 235–237.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Eyal Segal White Gillian , Lyric Shame: The “Lyric” Subject of Contemporary American Poetry . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2014 . 360 pp. © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 New Books at a Glance Walter Bernhart and Lawrence Kramer, eds...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (3): 381–402.
Published: 01 September 2021
... that his goal is to describe the “rules,” “procedures,” and “compositional techniques” that historians follow “in order to turn the ‘past’ into that narrative about it we choose to call ‘history’ ” (emphasis and quotes Munslow's). As for the Dutch theorist and Hayden White specialist Herman Paul, he...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 215–217.
Published: 01 March 2016
...” (1992), Michel Faber’s Crimson Petal and the White (2002), and Edward P. Jones’s Known World (2003), “displays a faith in the literary imagination to supplement the historical record” by recovering private or occluded moments in history rather than focusing on undermining “the narrative ‘truth...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 217–220.
Published: 01 March 2016
... by Gail Jones’s “On the Piteous Death of Mary Wollstonecraft” (1992), Michel Faber’s Crimson Petal and the White (2002), and Edward P. Jones’s Known World (2003), “displays a faith in the literary imagination to supplement the historical record” by recovering private or occluded moments in history...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 220–222.
Published: 01 March 2016
...” (1992), Michel Faber’s Crimson Petal and the White (2002), and Edward P. Jones’s Known World (2003), “displays a faith in the literary imagination to supplement the historical record” by recovering private or occluded moments in history rather than focusing on undermining “the narrative ‘truth...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 222–225.
Published: 01 March 2016
...” (1992), Michel Faber’s Crimson Petal and the White (2002), and Edward P. Jones’s Known World (2003), “displays a faith in the literary imagination to supplement the historical record” by recovering private or occluded moments in history rather than focusing on undermining “the narrative ‘truth...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 225–227.
Published: 01 March 2016
... by Gail Jones’s “On the Piteous Death of Mary Wollstonecraft” (1992), Michel Faber’s Crimson Petal and the White (2002), and Edward P. Jones’s Known World (2003), “displays a faith in the literary imagination to supplement the historical record” by recovering private or occluded moments in history...