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Persistent Forms: Explorations in Historical Poetics

Ilya Kliger and Boris Maslov (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823264858
eISBN:
9780823266852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264858.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This volume draws together an array of distinguished scholars of ancient and modern literatures to consider the ways in which historicism in literary studies can and should be construed and pursued ... More


The Cadence of Consent: Francis Barton Gummere, Lyric Rhythm, and White Poetics

Virginia Jackson

in Critical Rhythm: The Poetics of a Literary Life Form

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282043
eISBN:
9780823285983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282043.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

In American poetics, lyric and rhythm share a history—and since this is America, it is a racialized history. This essay considers Francis Barton Gummere’s contributions to that history. Although most ... More


The Courtly Crusade Idiom

Marisa Galvez

in The Subject of Crusade: Lyric, Romance, and Materials, 1150 to 1500

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226693217
eISBN:
9780226693491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226693491.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This introduction argues that lyrical articulations of crusade are essential for understanding "crusade" as a complex historical and cultural phenomenon. It defines the "courtly crusade idiom" and ... More


Three Ways of Describing a Crusader-Poet: Adjacency, Genre-Existence, and Performative Reconfigurations

Marisa Galvez

in The Subject of Crusade: Lyric, Romance, and Materials, 1150 to 1500

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226693217
eISBN:
9780226693491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226693491.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

A study of various manuscripts permits us to track the movement of the idiom from lyric phenomenon to material archive. The chapter first illustrates descriptive historical poetics with two objects ... More


. Crafting Life into Film: Analysing Family Fiction Films From the 1930s

Martina Roepke

in Small-Gauge Storytelling: Discovering the Amateur Fiction Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748656349
eISBN:
9780748684274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748656349.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Academic scholarship has usually explored family films in terms of authenticity and memory, framing them as spontaneous documents of everyday life, and valued as catalysts for acts of reminiscence or ... More


Introduction

Reuven Snir

in Modern Arabic Literature: A Theoretical Framework

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474420518
eISBN:
9781474435642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420518.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The Introduction explains why the need for a new theoretical framework for the study of Arabic literature is so urgent. Its main outlines are based on the theoretical achievements of historical ... More


Epilogue: Metaleptically Ever After

Sebastian Matzner and Gail Trimble

in Metalepsis: Ancient Texts, New Perspectives

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198846987
eISBN:
9780191881930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846987.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The epilogue takes stock of the volume’s insights, reflects on the connections and tensions between the contributors’ individual approaches, and delineates how the kinds of critical intervention and ... More


Metalepsis: Ancient Texts, New Perspectives

Sebastian Matzner and Gail Trimble (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198846987
eISBN:
9780191881930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846987.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

‘Metalepsis’ is a classical term. Ancient critics, however, only used it within the confines of rhetoric and stylistics to describe certain usages akin to metaphor and metonymy. In the twentieth ... More


Impossible Puzzle Films: Between Art Cinema and (Post-)Classical Narration

Miklós Kiss and Steven Willemsen

in Impossible Puzzle Films: A Cognitive Approach to Contemporary Complex Cinema

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474406727
eISBN:
9781474430470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406727.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 5 discusses the formal make-up of impossible puzzle films, asking how they regulate viewer responses to their excessive complexities. This section addresses two specific questions: ‘How do ... More


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