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Poetics Today (2010) 31 (1): 17–50.
Published: 01 March 2010
... to participate in a long-standing ambition to construct a world literature in the sense put forward by David Damrosch (2003: 5): “not an infinite ungraspable canon of works but rather a mode of circulation and of reading... that is applicable to individual works as to bodies of material.” The model...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 429–451.
Published: 01 September 2017
... by DeBevoise M. B. ( Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press ). Glissant Édouard 1997 [1990] Poetics of Relation [Póetique de la relation] . Translated by Wing Betsy ( Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press ). Kliger Ilya 2010 “World Literature beyond Hegemony...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 243–259.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Karin Kukkonen Comparative literature and cognitive literary studies both consider literature as a worldwide phenomenon. The move toward world literature in comparative literature made salient the issue of reading some texts in translation, and world literature turned its attention to whether texts...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (3): 569–595.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Hopkins University Press ). Ryan Marie-Laure . 2012 “ Impossible Worlds ,” in The Routledge Companion to Experimental Literature , edited by Bray Joe Gibbons Alison McHale Brian , 368 – 79 ( New York : Routledge ). Scarry Elaine . 1999 Dreaming by the Book ( New...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (1): 169–171.
Published: 01 March 2019
.../AClashBetweenGameAndNarrative.pdf . Copyright © 2019 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2019 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. ...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (1): 59–79.
Published: 01 March 2019
... these contradictions interrelate with the study of world literature. The second half of the article focuses on the transformation of labor under neoliberalism, charting the rise of cognitive capitalism and its relationship to the university. While the future of literary studies might look precarious in the era...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 171–186.
Published: 01 June 2020
... to comparative literature explores points of alignment between the two fields, outlining possible cognitivist interventions into debates that have been animating comparative literature, such as those concerning “universals,” politics of translatability (especially in the context of world literature...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (3): 417–428.
Published: 01 September 2017
.... The foreword also attempts to resituate Historical Poetics within current debates on “world literature.” In this light it reconsiders the work of Mikhail Bakhtin, suggesting that he performed a flight away from the largely Eurocentric tenor of the Russian Formalists. © 2017 by Porter Institute for Poetics...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (1): 103–125.
Published: 01 March 2022
... of the interjection in world literature, research into the semantics of O! has been limited in scope. The aim of this article is to trace the main stages of development that O! has undergone in European poetry from antiquity until the present day. The article initially discusses the semantic variants...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 365–389.
Published: 01 June 2001
...). 1986 “South African Fiction Writers at the Barricades,” Third World Book Review 2 (1–2): 43 -45. 1988 “Resistance and the Crisis of Representation,” in South African Literature, from Popular Culture to the Written Artefact: Second Conference on South African Literature, December 11–13, 1987...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (4): 717–752.
Published: 01 December 2011
... presuppositions that still inform much of cognitive science, such as the relation of language to our experience of the natural world, the nature of subjective and objective representations, and the role of the arts in the evolutionary development of the human mind. In basing my approach to literature on Vico’s...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (3): 501–568.
Published: 01 September 2006
... in a Dutch publication occurred in a book devoted to overviews of German, Dutch, English, French, and Ital- ian modern literature in 1920.22 The book was an idealistic attempt to show shared European cultural interests after the turmoil of the First World War. Woolf was mentioned in the part devoted...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (4): 595–608.
Published: 01 December 2004
...-Aristotelian “wing” and a more deconstructive“wing”) and brings to light a shared presupposition in both“wings”: that a literary text offers a certain sort of positivist knowledge. This means that neither “wing” comes to terms with the“world revealing” aspect of literature and the ways in which“ethics...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (4): 539–571.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of adaptation. Literature — tragedy in particular — helps us cope, both individually and perhaps as a whole species, with the grim riddle of our estrangement from a world whose blind mechanisms we have to cope with. Some recent work in cognitive cultural studies can be taken to argue that aesthetic experiences...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 107–136.
Published: 01 March 2016
... “Advanced Literacy and the Place of Literary Semantics in Secondary Education: A Tool of Fictional Analysis,” Semiotica 195 ( June ): 305 – 29 . 2013b Literatur Interpetieren: Ein Analysetool ( Göttingen, Germany : Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht ). 2013c “Moving Possible World Theory from...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 21–42.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Today (Spring Copyright © by the Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics. 22 Poetics Today 23:1 of fictive stories about imagined characters on the will of actual people to change themselves and their worlds. The question ‘‘why is literature has the long shadow of another ques- tion...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 399–421.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... Wirth-Nesher † Yiddish as Voice and Letter in Post-Holocaust Literature 403 exists in a world that is cynical and brutal, where Yiddish conversations take place in a frigid dreary landscape from which speakers will soon be deported. The loss registered in these diverse representations of Yiddish...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 223–241.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Lisa Zunshine This article suggests that comparative literature scholars may benefit from the awareness that different communities around the world subscribe to different models of mind and that works of fiction can thus be fruitfully analyzed in relation to those local ideologies of mind. Taking...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 301–315.
Published: 01 June 2021
... of reading works of ambient literature for its readers. A situated digital work does not need to be bound by a material form, such as a book, although a printed element may be a part of the experience. Without such a fixed framing device, and its position embedded in the physical world, the boundaries...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (4): 653–671.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Derek Attridge The distinctive ethical force of literature inheres not in the fictional world portrayed but in the handling of language whereby that fictional world is brought into being. Literary works that resist the immediacy and transparency of language— as is the case in modernist writing—thus...