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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (2): 310–312.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Aubrey Gabel aag2188@columbia.edu Alison James , The Documentary Imagination in Twentieth-Century French Literature . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2020 . Copyright © 2022 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2022 In The Documentary...
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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 71–90.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Philippa Lewis Copyright © 2019 The Trustees of Columbia University 2019 Philippa Lewis LES INFIRMES DE LA SOCIABILITÉ: FRIENDSHIP AND HEALTH IN NINETEENTH-­CENTURY FRENCH LIT­ERA­ ­TURE AND MEDICINE Research into the correlation between health and sociability has been making headlines.1...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 213–234.
Published: 01 September 2021
... nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, in the context of educational reforms by which “French literature” was established as a school discipline, replacing the older humanities curriculum built on ancient languages, rhetoric, and appreciation of Greek and Latin classics. The core tools of rhetoric—tropes...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 560–566.
Published: 01 December 2023
... literature offered by Harvard Summer School. Studying the works of Aimé Césaire, Frantz Fanon, Kateb Yacine, and Assia Djebar, among others, opened my eyes to the fact that the French language is a lens through which I can see not only France but the whole world. However, it was not until I moved back...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 341–350.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Simon Kemp Copyright © 2014 The Trustees of Columbia University 2014 Simon Kemp STIMULUS AND RESPONSE: BEHAVIORISM, TROPISMS, AND TWENTIETH-CENTURY FRENCH THOUGHT AND LITERATURE Literary criticism's model of choice for the understanding of fictional minds has been, at least until recent...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (1): 107–110.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Alison Baird Lovell Virginia Krause . Idle Pursuits: Literature and Oisiveté in the French Renaissance . Newark : University of Delaware Press , 2003 . Pp. 230 . Copyright © 2005 The Trustees of Columbia University 2005 Book Reviews Virginia Krause. Idle Pursuits: Literature...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 205–226.
Published: 01 September 2020
... of medieval romance literature. Copyright © 2020 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2020 Alexander the Great medieval romance ingenuity medieval French invention Alexander the Great, as he is presented in the medieval romance tradition, is an enginëor in both...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (3): 426–447.
Published: 01 December 2022
... of Tristan and Yseut’s love. Although Bloch asserts that “no passage has caused more difficulty for scholars of Old French literature than this one” (105), Tristan’s message in fact appears quite straightforward when Marie first introduces it. Tristan strips a hazel branch, carves letters...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 457–463.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Joshua Armstrong jtarmstrong@wisc.edu Copyright © 2023 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2023 humanities French literature Yannick Haenel Wallace Stevens There is only one good novel by French author Yannick Haenel, but it’s quite good: Tiens...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (1): 31–56.
Published: 01 May 2023
... cansos and Old French crusade departure lyrics from the perspective of women left behind. mgalvez@stanford.edu Copyright © 2023 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2023 troubadours cantiga d’amigo muwashshah trobairitz Petrarch Dedicated...
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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 (2023) 114 (3): 531–537.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Marisa Galvez mgalvez@stanford.edu Copyright © 2023 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2023 medieval literature inheritance mediality Old Occitan troubadours I started learning French as my first secondary language, having never learned...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 155–159.
Published: 01 January 2010
... for the field of French or Romance studies as it engages with the questions raised by postcolonial literature and theory. On the one hand, they reflect an imperative to broaden our intellectual horizons: to explore the trajectories of the French language outside of Europe. On the other, we hear the admonition...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 309–330.
Published: 01 May 2006
...-Duecento was known through French sources.2 There were far more translations made from French than from Latin. Yet Italian volgarizzamenti of French works are rarely seen as a sign of "conquest," but rather of submission to dominant cultural models. Italian literature is thought to begin only...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 67–74.
Published: 01 January 2010
.... Here, again, the effect of undoing the specific historical difference of medieval literature in favor of the history of its reception is to make it new. The same can be said of Andre Jolles highly structural Formes simples, translated into French in 1973 from the German of fifteen years earlier...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 549–551.
Published: 01 November 2007
...(-aise. Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2007. Burgess, Glyn S. and Leslie C. Brook, Eds. French Literature Vol IV., Old French Narrative Lays. Rochester: D. S. Brewer, 2007. Cano, Christine. Proust's Deadline. Champaign-Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2006. Castoldi Alberto and Andre...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 3–5.
Published: 01 January 2014
... with intellectual rigor and professional dedication and, above all, with a deep sense of humanity. A specialist of twentieth-century French literature and film, Phil published on numerous subjects in this area. His first book, Allegories of the Purge: How Literature Responded to the Postwar Trials of Writers...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (1-2): 3–8.
Published: 01 January 2008
... to an increasing number of studies. The turn to sociological approaches to literature, and particularly Pierre Bourdieu's influence in French literary history, has also heightened interest in reviews, as evidenced by the creation of the review La Revue des revues in 1986. This special issue of The Romanic Review...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 191–221.
Published: 01 January 2010
... University during the Summer Session of six weeks France will send Joseph Bedier, Professor of Medieval Language and Literature at the College de France, Paris, and a member of the French Academy; Emile Bourgeois, Professor of Modern Political and Diplomatic History at the University of Paris; Paul Hazard...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 625–631.
Published: 01 December 2023
... I love Chrétien de Troyes the way I do. At fourteen, I had fallen in love with medieval literature while reading the story of Tristan and Iseult. It was finding out about courtly love in my Parisian banlieue that made me decide I wanted to be a French professor. I am listening to my...