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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 85–96.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Francesco Marco Aresu Abstract This article hypothesizes an intertextual relationship between the literary transfiguration of Occitan troubadour Bertran de Born in Inferno 28 and a fragment of Latin poetry preserved by late antique scholars (and disputedly attributed to Roman poet Ennius...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 588–590.
Published: 01 May 2012
... that GrecoRoman antiquity was uncritically received in early modernity, the author demonstrates that French readers in the seventeenth century began to perceive the pagan culture of antiquity and its attendant literature as scandalously alien. Contrary to conventional thought, which associates modernity...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 285–301.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of authorship, I turn now to Denis Diderot and Jean-Jacques Rousseau, in particular to their reference to the writers of classical antiquity. Located somewhere between authoritative canonicity and free-floating intertextuality, the reference to classical antiquity is a crucial element in these authors' staging...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 363–380.
Published: 01 May 2008
... more glorious future through proleptic association with the grandeur of GrecoRoman Antiquity. In creating an alternative medieval origin for the worldly 4. In his discussion of why male writers may have idealized medieval heroism, Seifert draws from Michael Nerlich's observations about the late...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 493–512.
Published: 01 November 2009
... against pagan darkness, some varieties of humanism had polemically presented pagan Antiquity instead as a source of light, and the Middle Ages as a period of darkness and ignorance. Petrarch, the "father of Humanism," was also "the father of the concept or attitude which regards the Middle Ages...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 585–588.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Commerce of Depiction, does in his new account of France's Quarrel of the Ancients and Moderns (1687-1716). Upsetting the facile yet enduring view that GrecoRoman antiquity was uncritically received in early modernity, the author demonstrates that French readers in the seventeenth century began to perceive...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 639–654.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Eric MacPhail Eric MacPhail PRAISING THE PAST: NOVELTY AND NOSTALGIA IN MACHIAVELLI, CASTIGLIONE, AND MONTAIGNE O ne of the commonplaces that the Renaissance inherited from antiquity was the idea, usually formulated as a complaint, that humans have a natural tendency to praise the past and blame...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (4): 433–457.
Published: 01 November 2000
... and portrait of human emotion- when the human reaction to architecture appears on an intimate scale, as the focus of the representation. The caprice thus conceived becomes an imaginary arrangement of ancient monuments, ruins, and antique statuary that conveys an isolated moment of perception. Jaucourt's...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 85–105.
Published: 01 May 2020
... , edited by Davis Isabel and Nall Catherine , 57 – 74 . Cambridge : Brewer , 2015 . Vanderjagt Arjo , and van Berkel Klaas , eds. The Book of Nature in Antiquity and the Middle Ages . Leuven : Peeters , 2005 . Zielinski Siegfried . Deep Time of the Media...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 257–276.
Published: 01 January 2011
... the countless diatribes against "l'utilite directe," "Ie Progres," and "toute la jeune racaille moderne" (Correspondance 2: 263, 472, and 661) that riddle the articles on Poe as well as the correspondence. Unexpected, however, is Baudelaire's acknowledgement of antiquated authors such as Bossuet, Montesquieu...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (3): 209–224.
Published: 01 May 2000
... des Acheens : "Je l'ai vue ainsi, je l'ai vue: rna journee a commence comme un chant d'Homere ! C'etait vraiment l'Aurore aux doigts de rose qui m'ouvrit les portes de l'Orient !"1 Face aux debris de la culture antique, cherchant la terre absente, Ie narrateur se trouve tout d'un coup confronte de fa...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 409–422.
Published: 01 December 2021
... rien les préceptes de l’Église. Dans un deuxième argument, elle fait du divertissement, et plus particulièrement du théâtre, une pratique utile et civilisationnelle, qui éduque les peuples. Elle cite alors tous les auteurs antiques qui ont pu accorder au théâtre une efficacité sociale, n’hésitant...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 67–74.
Published: 01 January 2010
... to take in the late antique and medieval traditions of judaism, christianity, and islam in The Law of God (2005) and The Legend of the Middle Ages (2009). Brague shows how powerful medieval philosophical texts are still today, how much thought, to use his terms, went on in the period associated...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (4): 517–523.
Published: 01 November 2001
... europeenne, la chinoiserie ala russe ne s'opposait point a I'engouement pour l'heritage antique. Dans l'univers fantastique de Tsarskoe Selo, les edifices antiques, chinois et turcs se mettaient en parallele et remplissaient la meme fonction. L'analyse de Shvidkovsky est un exemple parfait de I'approche...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (1-2): 247–248.
Published: 01 January 2003
... antiques. La diffusion de monnaies et de medailles s'inscrit dans ce courant d'exportations romaines vers la France. Dans la seconde partie de l'etude, Margaret M. McGowan se centre sur differents types d'appropriations fran<;aises de representations de Rome, passant en revue des procedes architecturaux...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 January 2006
... reinforces this point with a post-nl0dern image of La Fornarina in a (self) portrait by Cindy Shernlan. However, Baudelaire's reference to the nlixture of "antique ideal" and the "frills and furbelows of nlodern art" in Ingres' Raphael et fa Forllaril1a, and the treatlllent of l110dels as "human docunlents...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 209–231.
Published: 01 January 2012
... trained to conceive of tense-forms. The two grammarians of late antiquity whose manuals dominated the medieval and Renaissance teaching of Latin-Donatus and Priscian-mapped 7. E.g., Cicero, De oratore III.40 and Partitiones oratoriae VI. 8. See Erasmus 71; Lindcre, De emendata structura 401-6. See also...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 217–234.
Published: 01 January 2011
... relationships between soldiers. Building on a rich tradition of military camaraderie and fraternal discourse from Antiquity, the Renaissance, and the Enlightenment, the Revolution radicalized military fraternity in terms of both ideology and policy. Ancient texts recount a long history of combat companions...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 37–64.
Published: 01 May 2022
... that involve physician characters—and thus, the details of diagnosis and treatment—are particularly striking. Although tales of unreliable physicians were present in late antique fable collections as well (the motif appears frequently in Babrius, for example), these new medieval representations of patient...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (1-2): 204–207.
Published: 01 January 2000
... to that of the social ball, from the form of the dialogue on dance in antiquity to the modern day, from dance theory in Mallarme to dance criticism by Andre Levinson and Fernand Divoire. In his introduction to the work, Alain Montandon sets out the central problematic of this collection: how to write dance, how...