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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 218–236.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Michelle M. Hamilton Abstract The tale of the City of Brass, best known today from the Arabian Nights , tells of the imagined encounter between humans and the occult properties of the material world, namely, the powers inherent in minerals. In the Middle Ages knowledge of such properties...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 264–265.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., and proved to be the most helpful mentor. My dissertation was entitled "Towards a Diacritical Reading of the Arabian Nights." In it, I applied key concepts of Riffaterre's semiotics, including the "matrix" and "matricial phrase" as the identifying aesthetic mark of the work. The National Commission of UNESCO...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 565–567.
Published: 01 November 2009
... deguisement dans Ie contexte de l'epoque, de Nerval au Caire a Florizel dans les New Arabian Nights de Stevenson, ou encore a Charlus, Jullien est attentive au langage qui Ie sous-tend, y compris dans les domaines etrangers: « to go Haroun aI-Rashid » signifie ainsi « se deguiser en homme du peuple pour aller...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 297–302.
Published: 01 May 2007
... a number of the works which Borges himself translated, either in whole or in part. This diverse list includes poems, short stories and fragments of novels by Chesterton, Poe, Whitman, Woolf, Angelus Silesius, several German expressionist poets, Hesse, Kafka, The Arabian Nights, and the Skaldic poetry...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 205–223.
Published: 01 May 2007
... the constraints of literalness, effectively turning versions into independent texts, a situation that parallels the paradoxical status of the Arabian Nights. In the same way, another Borgesian favorite, The Thousand and One Nights, is an endless treasure-trove of beautifully unfaithful versions of a highly...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (3-4): 485–501.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the Banque Universelle's attentions eastward. This strategy proves irresistible to investors fascinated with the Orient in all its imagined biblical and Arabian Nights splendor. After a stunning ascent comes an even swifter fall, as the backroom manipulations of Saccard and his equally larcenous coterie...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 545–564.
Published: 01 November 2009
... a « [deplacer] Ie politique vers l'esthetique ». Explorant Ie theme du deguisement dans Ie contexte de l'epoque, de Nerval au Caire a Florizel dans les New Arabian Nights de Stevenson, ou encore a Charlus, Jullien est attentive au langage qui Ie sous-tend, y compris dans les domaines etrangers: « to go Haroun...