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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (1): 77–95.
Published: 01 May 2023
... women, and the author’s own. Reading the novel as largely to do with class and money, patriarchal capitalism, and the affective ruptures generated by social, economic, and cultural mobility, the Middle Ages seem far from its concerns. Yet solitude, loneliness, and death haunt the texts by and about all...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (3): 426–447.
Published: 01 December 2022
... of the Tristan tradition, and by extension, the literary and affective investments of the lai . This narrow critical question leads to a broader problem of how literature can or should be read. Reading “Chèvrefeuille” as imbricated in the twelfth-century Tristan tradition underscores the pleasure of recognition...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 341–359.
Published: 01 September 2023
..., for these women in exile, things had agency, producing entanglements, ruptures ( desgarros ), or moorings necessary for a new orientation. Disorientation, arising from the new social and geographical context of exile, also affects the uses and function of things. This produces a subjectivity saturated by material...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 317–340.
Published: 01 September 2023
... of the idle rich. Both the novel, with its Marxist critique, and the film, with its bourgeois message, mobilize affects by deploying the material metaphors of foodstuffs—sweets, in this case—that provide not so much sustenance as pleasure. These two works thus foreground in quite different ways the notion...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 280–300.
Published: 01 September 2023
... of consumption during the final decades of the nineteenth century. Visual representations of masculine accessories in department store catalogs, advertisements, and newspaper illustrations are analyzed to argue that bourgeois men, through their shared affective interactions with material accessories, branded...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 227–248.
Published: 01 September 2020
... un nouveau modèle pour penser le développement de l’assentiment affectif à l’absolutisme et la manière dont les sujets y participent. Copyright © 2020 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2020 The sublime absolutism affect Boileau Louis XIV Dans la version...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 265–278.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Mary Bryden Copyright © 2009 The Trustees of Columbia University 2009 Mary Bryden THE ODOROUS TEXT: A DELEUZIAN APPROACH TO HUYSMANS "You are longitude and latitude~ a set of speeds and slownesses between unformed particles~ a set of nonsubjectified affects."1 I n a lengthy, key chapter...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 463–465.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., is that empathy is a slippery feeling with two related but antagonistic facets: a propensity to affective sharing, on the one hand, and a more reflective mind-reading ability (what cognitive scientists call “Theory of Mind”), on the other. These two typically pull in opposite directions: toward imaginative...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 473–491.
Published: 01 November 2009
... imitation at Clarens. For although he rejects the notion that paternal power is the origin and foundation of political right, Rousseau retains the traditional model of the family to characterize the affective relations between the members of the political community, referring for example to "la grande...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (3-4): 465–484.
Published: 01 May 2011
... and Black: Portrait of the Artist's Mother, 1871; Symphony in Flesh Color and Pink: Portrait of Mrs. Frances Leyland, 1871-74; and Nocturne Blue and Gold: Old Battersea Bridge, 1872-75. Whistler insisted on the need for art to transcend representation and, in the process, free itself from affective...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 111–121.
Published: 01 January 2014
... and selflessness led him constantly to pay attention first to the needs and affects of others. Similarly, all of his writings bear witness to the carefulness with which he constructed historical contextualization or linguistic connotations in order to do justice to the sentence or scene he was analyzing. He...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 323–341.
Published: 01 November 2007
... of novella and frame-story manifests a particular link to a notion of selfhood: the tragical unfolding of the novella suggests a collapse of the bonds that tie individual selves to their social and affective others, a breakdown that is repaired at the level of the collective dialogue in the frame-story...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 151–169.
Published: 01 January 2004
... Late have I loved you. LYOTARD'S REWRITING OF AUGUSTINE'S CONFESSIONS 153 out observable internal effect, without affecting it. It is a shock without affect. With the second blow there takes place an affect without shock: [ ]And it is this flight, the feeling that accompanies it, which informs...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (4): 363–379.
Published: 01 November 2001
... canonists like Gratian, theologians like Peter Lombard, and later, Alexander III, subject marriage to much examination and scrutiny. Notions of coercion without the consent of the couple about to be wed, questions about the right to freely choose a partner or mutual consent, the status of marital affection...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 360–379.
Published: 01 September 2023
... for rethinking how political imaginaries, historical knowledge, and affective responses are produced and mobilized through engagements with this corpus of revolutionary, militant images. In her study of revolutionary cinema in the 1960s and 1970s, media scholar Morgan Adamson examines how films...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (4): 427–432.
Published: 01 November 2004
... volumes, respecting affinities between related subjects and themes. Two of these volumes have been published thus far: VOLUME 1: THE NOTEBOOKS-EGO-GLADIATOR-THE "I" AND THE PERSONALITY-AFFECTIVITY-EROS This presents the rigorously intellectual but also personal and affective dimension of the writing. We...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 233–253.
Published: 01 January 2012
... feelings to M. de Nemours, the object of her affection, and then goes on to explain why she will not fulfill them. Both her first confession, or aveu, (to her husband) and her second (to Nemours) mark central moments in the princess's development; more importantly, they highlight how deliberately she seeks...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (3-4): 259–274.
Published: 01 May 2005
... in a network of lineage and neighborly relations, and placed under patriarchal authority, were to be gradually replaced by the modern bourgeois home, a self-contained and mobile body, in which paternalistic control is supplemented by maternal affection. The Jacobins did not destroy that core family...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 601–603.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of the self and its "agentic" means of countering this control. If the question is an old one, Noland's approach is novel: she examines the question through five chapters that cover Mauss's anthropology of the human body and motion, Henri Bergson's "bodily affects" (63), Maurice Merleau-Ponty's work...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 1–2.
Published: 01 January 2016
... both the story of Gita s life before coming to Columbia and the affection she inspired in her students and colleagues during her long career as a professor of French. Part two consists of scholarly contributions written in Gita s honor by Margaret Waller, Ronald Tobin, Mary McAlpin, Alexandra...