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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 288–315.
Published: 01 September 2020
... level by reinforcing its poetics of analogy, a project that connects Georges Rodenbach’s oeuvre to the larger symbolist movement from Baudelaire to Mallarmé. Rodenbach’s novel attempts to invent a tradition of symbolist prose, which provocatively locates a shared likeness in otherwise dissimilar...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 169–187.
Published: 01 May 2007
... This passage, as Jacques Derrida has demonstrated in "White Mythologies," proves analogous to 2. Poetics I, 57b7-b8. The common root pherein means "to carry" or "to transport." Aristotle clarifies that the operation can work either by analogy (e.g., "the evening of life" for old age, or "The sun sows its...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (3-4): 465–484.
Published: 01 May 2011
... voit par masses") (105). By filtering his ideas so often in terms of color and abstract form, Zola performs in his writing on art a process analogous to the erasure of referential value in modern painting. Jean-Pierre Leduc-Adine identifies the shift from Naturalist nominalism to prismatic abstraction...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 389–408.
Published: 01 December 2021
... satirists were quick to question how respectable professional quarreling really is. When Erasmus wished to mock scholars, sophists, and lawyers for their endless arguments, he did so through a humiliating analogy with women. Folly’s paradoxical encomium, in Praise of Folly , of those who are indebted...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 135–149.
Published: 01 January 2004
... as paradoxically mutable. On its textual level, the short story can be read as analogously vacillating be- tween different articulations and identities. In probing this double problem- atic of "TristanVox," I will account for such interrelated issues as character- istic voice, name and naming, intertextuality...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 430–439.
Published: 01 December 2020
... if the analogy with science just doesn’t work? If the practice of metaphor is not only not analogous to causality but something like its opposite? What happens when the mind and the world, the past and the present, or the pieces of a metaphor, will not stay separate or stop quarreling, invading each other’s...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 235–247.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., whereas the main character of the Aeneid is both an ancestor of the poem's patron Caesar Augustus and the founder of the Roman Empire, Jeanne d'Albret's relation- ship to Judith and to her narrative is always evoked by analogy. The example of the people of Israel seemed particularly apt for the Protestant...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 403–405.
Published: 01 May 2009
... to some more familiar names (Jean Paulhan, Claude OIlier, Jose Lezama Lima), the second section argues that figures of analogy can function as constraints. The third part deals with three authors (Robert Pinget, Jean Lahougue, Raymond Federman) who critique narrative form from within by adopting specific...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 January 2005
.... Seginger does not fail to point out this analogy between fa genetique and fa geneafogie, which is a thread that runs through the book and suggests a pre-established harmony between this criticism and Zola's work. In interrogating the notion of "group" in Zola, Dezalay, for example, links the birth...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 106–127.
Published: 01 May 2020
... provisioned, to give life to man”; qtd. in Byrne 104). These glosses emphasize the order and hierarchy of creation, as well as underscoring the fundamental role of the elements. Finally, the bottom right image makes an analogy with earthly political sovereignty in the form of Charles V. The image...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 131–149.
Published: 01 May 2022
... based on the Bible and the discourses of the Fathers of the Church. Analogies of the doctor-patient relationship were applied to medical theories and practices as a result of tradition. Pagan philosophers used doctor-patient analogies when they considered themselves “doctors of the soul...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 437–450.
Published: 01 May 2003
... on the analogy be- tween the roiling motion of the high seas and the market flows of financial and symbolic capital. Genres provide an aesthetic currency of choice in plot- ting transnational wave theory: from Greek allegory to national epic, revenge tragedy to lyric poetry, social realism to melodrama, gothic...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 473–491.
Published: 01 November 2009
... parties" (1390). Yet what is unexpected in light of Julie's assertion of the symmetry between Womar's "petit menage" and the "gouvernement du monde" is Rousseau's insistence in the Discours not only on the difference between domestic and political economy but on the fundamental dis-analogy of the family...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (3): 315–325.
Published: 01 May 2004
... narra- tion and seduction coincide here-Diane is a storyteller and, as such, captures the man-the analogy between those two processes emerges. Thus, as cited above, in the earlier treatment of this very problematic, the reciprocity of nar- rative and desire, Dominique Jullien asserts suggestively...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 57–76.
Published: 01 January 2016
... and her co- wives, for my purposes, is not apparent until the end of the novel: this youngest of the five wives has not been deprived of het- erosexual contact during her husband s lengthy absence (seven years). It has often been observed that Usbek s seraglio stands in analogically for the West- ern...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 689–708.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., was a sofa with two extra seats attached at the ends (fig. 1). These were the confidents, by analogy with the "minor characters"-Iadies-in-waiting, nursemaids, (reres et sc£urs de fait, and other companions-who were familiar figures not only in the theater and novels of this period, but also in everyday...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 167–180.
Published: 01 January 2010
... in different systems and thus arrive at certain laws which could be said to be similar to those that prevail in phonetics. At this level, the relationship of the linguist's enterprise and that of the ethnologist is purely analogical" (93; Donato's emphasis). Similar- ity, homology, analogy: the postulate...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 273–291.
Published: 01 May 2014
... model that is very much analogous to the rhythms ofliturgy. The present essay takes these scholars' insights about how Pascal's religious beliefs pervade the content of his writing and seeks to add to their work by showing how the form of his writing is also an articulation of his beliefs about...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (2): 127–153.
Published: 01 March 2005
... theory. Greenblatt's read- ing of Holbein's canvas, characteristically, does not draw directly on Jacques Lacan's treatnlent of the same work in Four Fundamental Concepts of Psy- choanalysis (Senlinar XI).2 Nonetheless, in recent years, ananl0rphosis has often been exploited as an analogy for studying...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 302–304.
Published: 01 May 2007
... of Argentina in the periphery of the West. The fifth chapter examines the ambivalence of Borges's relation to James Joyce, starting with Borges's 1925 translation of the last page of Ulysses. In a later essay ("El escritor argentino y la tradici6n," 1951), Borges establishes an analogy between Irish...