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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 63–80.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Kevin Inston Kevin Inston MICHEL LEIRIS AND THE POWER OF ART A rt, for Michel Leiris, acquires its potential to re-enchant a rigidly rationaland ordered world from its autonomous status, always at a remove from the laws and codes that govern society. 1 The autonomy of art, rather than dis- abling...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 123–134.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Michael Bell Michael Bell NIETZSCHE, BORGES, GARCiA MARQUEZ ON THE ART OF MEMORY AND FORGETTING The narrator of Borges's tale "Funes the Memorious" quotes in the openingparagraph a strange interpretation of Funes as a precursor to the Nietzs- chean Superman: "a vernacular and rustic Zarathustra."l...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 January 2006
... Inore representative of the range of Aragon's writings. Nonetheless, as it no"' stands, Etudes sur Louis Aragon is a fitting tribute to a highly distinguished acadeillic career. (ROBERT S. THORNBERRY, Uni- versity of Alberta ) Mary Lathers, Bodies in Art: Frencb titerary Realis111 and the Artist's Model...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 345–359.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Jacques Coursil Jacques Coursil LA BELLE CREOLE DE MARYSE CONDE, UN ART D'ECRITURE Chacun veut changer Ie monde. Mais Ie monde ne change pas. Maryse Conde, La Belle Creole Le Titre, La Belle Creole Le titre "La Belle Creole" est un piege, une oratio oblica, qui ne designe pas la matiere du livre...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 401–403.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Joanna Augustyn Marina Van Zuylen . Monomania: The Flight from Everyday Life in Literature and Art . Ithaca : Cornell University Press , 2005 . Pp. 238 . Copyright © 2009 The Trustees of Columbia University 2009 BOOK REVIEWS 4°1 Marina Van Zuylen. Monomania: The Flight from...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 567–569.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Edward K. Kaplan Krueger , Cheryl Leah . The Art of Procrastination: Baudelaire’s Poetry in Prose . Newark, DE : University of Delaware Press , 2007 . Pp. 156 . Copyright © 2009 The Trustees of Columbia University 2009 BOOK REVIEWS ou Scheherazade illustrerait la figure...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 861–863.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Andrea S. Thomas Valérie Michelet Jacquod . Le Roman symboliste: un art de l’“extrême conscience.” Geneva : Droz , 2008 . Pp. 506 . Copyright © 2010 The Trustees of Columbia University 2010 BOOK REVIEWS 861 The second half of the book is by far the most provocative...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 803–821.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Michael A. Gomez Copyright © 2010 The Trustees of Columbia University 2010 Michael A. Gomez THE BROKEN MIRROR: REFLECTIONS OF NIETZSCHE IN UNAMUNIAN VIEWS OF ART AND THE IMAGINATION Along with Arthur Schopenhauer, Friedrich Nietzsche has long been reck-oned among the most predominant...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 193–195.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Eliza Zingesser Anna Zayaruznaya . The Monstrous New Art: Divided Forms in the Late Medieval Motet . Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 2015 . Pp. 234 + appendices. Copyright © 2015 The Trustees of Columbia University 2015 BOOK REVIEWS 193 In sum, Gaunt's cogent study opens the door...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (3-4): 449–463.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Robert Lethbridge Copyright © 2011 The Trustees of Columbia University 2011 Robert Lethbridge AGAINST RECUPERATION: THE FICTIONS OF ART IN L'CEUVRE T he exact status of Zola's L'(Euvre has always been problematic. For Pis-sarro, it was "un livre romantique," for Edmond de Goncourt...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 195–215.
Published: 01 January 2017
...David L. Sedley Copyright © 2017 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2017 The Romanic Review Volume 108 Numbers 1 4 © The Trustees of Columbia University David L. Sedley INFINITY AND MECHANICAL ARTS IN MONTAIGNE S AND BACON S ESSAYS Aside from their chronological...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 392–407.
Published: 01 December 2020
... that Proust thinks he himself is “mad” for believing that art has the power to transfigure reality. This paper will explain why none of that is true. As is clear from his essays, his letters, and even his actions, Proust was not an “essayist,” in the Musil sense: not someone, that is, whose assessments were...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 173–191.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., allowing audiences to perceive stage illusions as real. On the other hand, they drew attention to their own artfulness, inviting spectators to marvel at human achievement and contemplate the possibility of misfire. This paradox encapsulates the theological ambiguities of medieval religious theater, which...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 455–461.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Thomas Pavel Abstract The article examines several twentieth-century polemics between mechanist approaches to language and art and studies that emphasize creativity and historical developments. The 1944 exchange between Leonard Bloomfield and Leo Spitzer was an eloquent example of such polemics...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 408–416.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Thomas Pavel Abstract This essay begins as a reminiscence of its author’s early readings, including the first volume of Marcel Proust’s Remembrance of Things Past . It then reflects on Proust’s depiction of his family, his love of art, and his pessimistic views on love. Copyright © 2020...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 213–234.
Published: 01 September 2021
...: a reading in which the students are able to see themselves in the characters of the novel and a more difficult classroom-based reading that seeks to instill in the students, through conventional pedagogical exercises such as the explication de texte , an appreciation for the literary art and importance...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (1-2): 47–59.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Serge Gavronsky Copyright © 2001 The Trustees of Columbia University 2001 Serge Gavronsky ARAGON: POLITICS AND PICASSO Impossible to separate Aragon, art critic, from the historical movements ofhis century, from an understanding he shared with Stendhal that history makes sense...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (3-4): 465–484.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., spurred by the desire to attenuate, abstract, or abolish the empirical referent. This abstractionist quality is integral to the inter- art project of the later nineteenth century, in particular the modern movement that forms in the wake of Baudelaire and Manet.2 The aesthetics of Whistler, Mallarme...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (1-2): 69–76.
Published: 01 January 2008
... as it positions itself strategically with respect to the contemporary world of letters and the horizon of modern art. Its analyses clearly reveal that these apparently meaningless terms are freighted with political values, and that the valences that attach to them shift over time, taking on different colorations...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 133–153.
Published: 01 January 2012
... with an extraordinary originality, make this work an appropriate ground from which to analyze an essentially theoretical position through the phantasmagoric evocation of Gnosticism in the Middle Ages: the representation of, obsession with, and recurrence of history in works of art. In Parsifal, a great work...