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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 549–551.
Published: 01 November 2007
.... Satyre Menippee de la Vertu de Catholicon d'Espagne et de la tenue des Estates de Paris. Paris: Champion, 2007. Mesch, Rachel. The Hysteric's Revenge: French Women Writers at the Fin de Siecle. Nashville, Tennesse: Vanderbilt University Press, 2006. Pierssens, Michel. Ducasse et Lautreamont: L'envers et...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 235–260.
Published: 01 September 2021
... 2021 flâneuse fin-de-siècle Paris humor dialogue fiction French women writers Jeanne Marni Elle a créé un genre; elle a pressé Paris comme un citron, dans son poing frêle: elle en a extrait tout l’acide et tout le suc. —Séverine From Germaine de Staël’s performing female genius...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 869–873.
Published: 01 November 2010
.... and trans. Enchanted Eloquence: Fairy Tales by Seventeenth-Century French Women Writers. Toronto: Iter Inc. and Center for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, 2010. BOOKS RECEIVED Servet, Michel. Sept livres sur les erreurs de la Trinite. Paris: Honore Champion, 2008. Silva, Loreina S. Antologia de la...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 239–256.
Published: 01 May 2008
... of fairy tales penned at the end of the 1690s. She is widely considered the most prolific and influential French fairy-tale writer and is generally credited with forging the literary fairy tale as a genre. See Glenda McLeod, "Madame d'Aulnoy," Women Writers of the Seventeenth Century, ed. Katharina M...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 137–151.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., and traditions. I propose, however, to linger in those margins in order to pursue the implications of friendship for French women writers of the ­mid-t­wentieth century, because it seems to me that there is a bigger story to be discovered there concerning women s abjection within the institution of literature...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 381–397.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Droits d'auteur: French Women Writers and the Legal Borders of Eighteenth-Century Authorship." Historical Reflections/ Reflexions historiques 32 (2006): 543-58. D'Arconville, Marie-Genevieve-Charlotte. Pensees et reflexions morales sur divers sujets. Avignon, 1760. - - - . Pensees, reflexions et...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 483–503.
Published: 01 May 2012
... national de la recherche scientifique, 1969. Craig, Robin. "Les Droits d'Auteur: French Women Writers and the Legal Borders of Eighteenth-Century Authorship." Historical Reflections/ Reflexions historiques 32.3 (2006): 543-58. Dalton, Susan. Engendering the Republic of Letters: Reconnecting Public...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2015
... and if possible tout contre women who don't have a public voice. Occasionally criticized for being a French-speaking writer who applied European feminism to Algerian women, it would be more accurate to say that she drew on her life to illustrate the hybridity, ambiguities, and contradictions of colonial...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 47–70.
Published: 01 January 2015
... by fragmenting image, body, and voice. While Djebar was invested in critiquing the colonial past and the condition of women in Algeria, she, like Varda and map.y French and Francophone thinkers, strove to overcome the limitations of a French patriarchal system, with its own dynamics of female objectification...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (2): 300–309.
Published: 01 September 2022
...). He had remarried, his much younger second wife Vera being the offspring of a respectable Russian family. Vera’s mother, educated at the Smolny Institute for Noble Maidens in Saint Petersburg, spoke perfect French, like so many aristocrats and upper-middle-class women in Russia. Ilya and Vera...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (1): 83–101.
Published: 01 January 2007
... the fundamental divide between herself and her term of comparison: life itself. Tristan's claim to 'child-likeness' and to near-death appear in this context more suspect than the quasi-French identity of Mme Watrin, the first of several women who serve as doubles, twins of sort, against whom Tristan defines...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 413–418.
Published: 01 May 2014
... gender roles than that between French men and women and is, therefore, she argues, more acceptable to represent in the magazines. Delarue-Mardrus and Marcelle Tinayre are the focus of chapter 4, "The Writer Writes Back." Here Mesch gives an interesting reading of Tinayre's novel La Rebelle, in which...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 397–400.
Published: 01 May 2008
... readings. Three books testify to the vitality of interest in this corpus, if not the creation of a new subfield within early modern French literary studies in North America: my own Fairy Tales, Sexuality, and Gender in France, 1690-1715 (1996), Patricia Hannon's Fabulous Identities: Women's Fairy Tales...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 400–404.
Published: 01 May 2008
... and the French-language monographs on d'Aulnoy that have appeared in the last few years. Raynard argues that the conteuses (women writers of fairy tales) are "precieuses" and that their tales represent a second "wave" of "preciosite." In the first part of her book, after rehearsing the divergent definitions...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 486–504.
Published: 01 December 2021
..., or bound by scholastic rules. Viewed in the context of misogynistic eighteenth-century French society, women writers’ calls for better girls’ education, for some scope to quarrel, are a pragmatic solution to reclaim a degree of power. While women today might denounce misogyny with the hashtags...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 465–470.
Published: 01 May 2003
.... Mbye B. Cham, ed. Africa World Press, 1992: 370-377. "Order, Disorder, Freedom and the West Indian Writer." Yale French Studies 83 (1993): 121-136. "The Role of the Writer." World Literature Today 67.4 (1993): 697-700. "Femme, Terre Natale" (essai sur Gisele Pineau). Paralleles: Anthologie de la...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 255–260.
Published: 01 May 2003
..., "Order, Disorder, Freedom, and the West Indian Writer." Yale French Studies 83 (1993): 160. The Romanic Review Volume 94 Numbers 3-4 © The Trustees of Columbia University 256 KAlAMA L. GLOVER of literature. But giving in to my insecurities and remaining silent in her class or relying on well-placed...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 127–135.
Published: 01 January 2016
... less well received in France than L Opoponax. In 1976, Wittig and her partner Sande Zeig left France for the United States. She taught in visiting positions at Berkeley and Vassar before becoming a professor of French and women s studies at the University of Arizona, where she remained from 1990 to her...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 13–28.
Published: 01 January 2015
... he has done and to the worthy resistance he elicited. In La Femme sans sepulture, the narrator recalls how exactly a century before her, Berber women fought to the death against the French, and she wonders if one ought not to salute these enemies, foreign spectators who alone can bear witness...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 249–263.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of representing the Enlightenment ideals" (Altman 269). For Graffigny's contemporaries, the writer's innovative contribution to French literature resided primarily in the singular novelistic heroine she had invented by combining two allegedly incompatible types of characters: the sentimental heroine...