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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 151–172.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Anke Bernau Abstract In An Inquiry into the Modes of Existence , which addresses itself to the profound challenge of how to “compose” a common world in the Anthropocene, Bruno Latour proposes that the mode of religion [REL] offers a model for all the others—that of reprise. Emerging from...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 May 2020
... footing. — AIME Homepage (“Inquiry”) Of the many arresting coinages and bracketed abbreviations that form the highly specialized language found in Bruno Latour’s An Inquiry into Modes of Existence (and deployed on AIME, the collaborative website associated with the book), one of the most beguiling...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 128–150.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Emma Campbell Abstract As moralized works of natural history that are simultaneously scientific and religious, medieval bestiaries combine the modes Bruno Latour terms reference [REF] and religion [REL]. Bestiaries challenge the dualisms Latour identifies as central features of Modern thinking...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 173–191.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Noah D. Guynn Abstract This essay deploys Bruno Latour’s An Inquiry into the Modes of Existence and Bert States’s Great Reckonings in Little Rooms to analyze the pyrotechnics used in mystery plays to symbolize supernatural truths. On the one hand, these effects cultivated aesthetic immersion...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 106–127.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Luke Sunderland Abstract This essay offers an encounter with Bruno Latour’s account of ontological pluralism by way of a close reading of the Livre des propriétés des choses , Jean Corbechon’s fourteenth-century French translation of Bartholomaeus Anglicus’s encyclopedia. Engagement with Latour’s...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 48–65.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Catherine Keen Abstract This essay uses Bruno Latour’s model of diplomacy from An Inquiry into the Modes of Existence (AIME), alongside the networks/worknets of actor-network theory, to discuss how the medieval Italian writers Brunetto Latini and Dante Alighieri explore experiences of political...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 27–47.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Jane Gilbert Abstract This essay focuses on two of the modes of existence posited by AIME, a collaborative project comprising Bruno Latour’s monograph An Inquiry into Modes of Existence and a multiauthored website associated with it. I juxtapose the modes of reference [REF] and fiction [FIC...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 85–105.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Marilynn Desmond Abstract Among the twelve modes he describes in An Inquiry into Modes of Existence , Bruno Latour identifies two—the “beings of technology” [TEC] and the “beings of fiction” [FIC]—that aptly depict the nonhuman agency inherent in the production and circulation of the premodern book...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 66–84.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Mary Franklin-Brown Abstract Through a study of early French romances, especially the Conte de Floire et Blancheflor and Alexandre de Paris’s Roman d’Alexandre , this essay offers a new approach to the automaton in medieval literature. Bruno Latour’s plural ontology, which elaborates on the earlier...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 8–26.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Miranda Griffin Abstract This essay focuses on the recurrent metaphor of a painstaking journey in Bruno Latour’s An Inquiry into Modes of Existence and the ways in which it can be deployed as a reading of the world. I use this metaphor to scrutinize the transmission, in manuscript Chantilly, Musée...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 192–203.
Published: 01 May 2020
... tell—lacking any professional expertise in medieval studies—the scholarship also appears impeccable. But what is perhaps most startling is that they all seem to get Bruno Latour’s AIME project ( An Inquiry into Modes of Existence and its related website) basically right, even as the philosophy world...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 111–121.
Published: 01 January 2014
... direction of the politics of details sketched by Barthes and enacted by Phil Watts. In a section of Pandora's Hope entitled in French "Attention et prudence" ("Care and Caution" in the English version), Bruno Latour somewhat puzzlingly writes that "modernist objects were bald-aesthetically, morally...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 265–274.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., the very situatedness of the absolute local requires negotiation, as Bruno Latour's work on The Politics of Nature suggests.4 If the terms in which concern develops are always precarious in their locus, as precarious as subjectivity and life itself in its broadest sense, they are subject 3. Adriana...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 211–217.
Published: 01 September 2023
... coined the concept of “thing theory.” These various disciplinary approaches to materiality have largely considered things as objects of use by humans. This focus was turned upside down by the New Materialism that emerged in the early twenty-first century, drawing on the earlier work of Bruno Latour...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 111–114.
Published: 01 January 2010
... languages for that matter. It is a way of ROMANIA CONTINUA, ROMANIA SUBMERSA 113 putting into perspective the understanding of Europe as Romania. If Romania is a concept related to the processes of scientific, modern purification, as in the terms proposed by Bruno Latour, "Iberian" as a non-name...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 341–359.
Published: 01 September 2023
... view this experience through the lens of Bruno Latour’s actor-network theory, as a network of mutual affects generated between human and nonhuman “actants,” and in relation to quantum physicist Karen Barad’s reflections on the entangled nature of human and material phenomena. Latour’s and Barad’s...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 401–419.
Published: 01 September 2023
... Benjamins , 2010 . Kovalev Boris . “ The Blue Division and the National Question in the Occupied Territories of Russia, 1941–1943 .” In Brenneis and Hermann 423 – 44 . Latour Bruno . Reassembling the Social . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2007 . Mackendrick...