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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 127–135.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Elisabeth Ladenson Copyright © 2016 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2016 Editor s Introduction Elisabeth Ladenson Editor s Introduction: Feminism s Abject Selves There have not been a great number of feminist conferences held at the Maison Française...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 387–412.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Jean H. Duffy Copyright © 2007 The Trustees of Columbia University 2007 Jean H. Duffy TERRITORIALITY DISPUTES, POLLUTION AND ABJECTION IN NATHALIE SARRAUTE AND HELENE LENOIR Despite the number of surveys of contemporary French fiction that have appeared in the last decade or SO,l...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 77–102.
Published: 01 January 2016
... corruption and la douleur, l abjection de la misère, le fumier de Lazare (Mare 28) in works that only induce disgust or despair and offer no hope for redemption. Instead, she advocates for an art that does not shy away from scenes of sorrow and injustice but ultimately seeks to transcend these painful...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 211–226.
Published: 01 May 2008
...." For Julia Kristeva, the abject is "what disturbs identity, system, order. What does not respect borders, positions, rules. The in-between, the ambiguous, the composite" (4). At the level of the individual body, the abject is that which simultaneously is and is not the body, such as excrement or bodily...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (2): 231–254.
Published: 01 March 2006
... of an other. From the perspective of the mother, the aborted, "spurned" ("i cacciati / prima d'uscire a domandar pieta") children are "abject" in the sense developed by Kristeva. While the filth, mud, and other repulsive elements of the description offered by Pascoli contribute to the sense of the infants...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (1): 85–105.
Published: 01 January 2005
... encounter with Christ, identifying her with the haemorissa, the woman with the bloody flux (Luke 8.43-48), abject and excluded, because of her uncleanness (Leviticus 15. 19-30). The sweat from Christ similarly points to the him as a excluded, cursed, and to salvation. The "vera icon" is a plural image...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 553–555.
Published: 01 November 2007
... and Translation, the Irreverence of the Periphery (Sergio Waisman),297-302 Duffy, Jean H., "Territoriality Disputes, Pollution and Abjection in Sarraute and Lenoir," 387-412 Le Nouveau Roman en questions, 5 : une 'Nouvelle Autobiographie' ? (Roger-Michel Allemand and Christian Milat, eds.) 535-537 _ _ _, Ecrire...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 261–279.
Published: 01 September 2021
... les chiffonniers du haut des restaurants” (742; emphasis added). The archaic hierarchy has indeed collapsed with the gradual equalization of the glorious ones and the eternal outcasts, of distinction and abjection, opposite terms the symbolic values ​​of which are represented in the text...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 153–172.
Published: 01 January 2016
... tension entre la visée mémoriale affichée et la valeur que nous accordons aujourd hui à un tel projet est à son maximum. Pour cela, je confronterai l uvre de Beauvoir à ce qui en représente aussi l envers, plus précisément le pôle abject, à savoir la série de récits autobiographiques (la délimitation en...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 277–289.
Published: 01 May 2003
... and with the ruptures in the pedagogical fabric and meaning structures of her overlapping worlds.48 "L'eloquence politique m'a toujours paru une chose abjecte"49 [Political eloquence has always seemed abject to me],50 she declares, and her tentative attitude as a narrator who is "pas capable d'avoir une opinion"51...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 253–274.
Published: 01 May 2013
... misogynists as being practitioners of transgressive gender performances, and she suggests that misogynists are socially abject because of their emasculated bodies and deviant desires. It would seem, then, that Christine queers misogyny.3 Of course, when we speak about queerness-especially with regard...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (3): 277–296.
Published: 01 May 2001
... of what Julia Kristeva has termed abjection, that is, a mixed reaction of fascinated horror elicited by the imminent transgression or collapse of the boundaries of the self" (1-2).7 In other words, in vulnerable moments when the Sartrean subject feels he is losing his "shell," so to speak, he...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (1): 106–109.
Published: 01 January 2007
... ouvriers de son epoque. Le recit rend ainsi toute sa richesse et ses ambiguites au regard que l'utopiste et enquetrice sociale porte sur la misere abjecte et les misereux des fabriques, des ateliers, des lavoirs et de la prostitution. Le romancier donne une memoire affective a son heroine en nouant les...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 555–561.
Published: 01 May 2006
... Rennes, 2005. Reader, Keith. The Abject Object: Avatars ofthe Phallus in Contemporary French Theory, Literature and Film. Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi, 2006. Reiman, Donald H. and Neil Fraistat, Eds. The Complete Poetry of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 373–387.
Published: 01 May 2009
... titillation. Her sexual abjection is given symbolic significance in the form of an unborn fetus, a significance that marries the paternal and the amorous: "Mon corps etait sec, vide, sterile, enceint seulement de sa propre douleur. Je portais rna souffrance comme une femme porte une orpheline pour laquelle...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (1-2): 7–13.
Published: 01 January 2002
... with some other concepts that I was working out, namely that of strangeness/hospitality, migrant personalities, and grafts; that of the semiotic/the symbolic and their trans-verbal meaning; then abjection, borderline personalities, and the blurring of object and subject acting out. If I were to find...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 81–110.
Published: 01 January 2012
... and identity markers in the representation of apostates so that they become figured in history (and more specifically, in the texts I read here) as a combination of renegade, idolater, sexual deviant, diseased, nonwhite, nonEuropean, polluted, stained, and so forth. 3 In short, this bundling produced abject...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 173–191.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., qui tout en tentant d écrire des expériences sexuelles, désorganise l objet de l écriture de soi. Pour composer avec l intitulé du colloque un soi abject du féminisme la relecture des trois ouvrages, actualisée et cheminant en compagnie de leurs exégètes, a opéré en moi un déplacement. Partant d...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (4): 467–473.
Published: 01 November 2004
... met en scene Pascal entre les creatures abjectes et Ie Createur en introduisant une relation plus intime entre les citoyens et Ie legislateur. Les sujets ne naissent plus chez Rousseau pecheurs et esclaves de leur peche originel; a present, hommes et femmes naissent libres et ne sont enchaines et...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 199–222.
Published: 01 May 2013
.../master against the dependent ego. At the same time, Claire notes the abject condition of Augustine, the unpaid black domestic servant who is also habitually beaten in the Clamont household: appris par les abus qu'on lui a afit subir rendre grace au rang social que j'occupais et apprecier mon pere amalgre...