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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 367–380.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Jeremy D. Popkin Copyright © 2012 The Trustees of Columbia University 2012 Jeremy D. Popkin THE AUTHOR AS COLONIAL EXILE: "MON ODYSSEE" T he revolution in France's colony of Saint-Domingue that began in 1791 led to the first complete abolition of slavery in 1793-1794 and to the creation...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 409–426.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Dorothea von Mücke Copyright © 2012 The Trustees of Columbia University 2012 Dorothea von Mucke PRIVATE WRITER AND PUBLIC AUTHOR: AUTHORSHIP AND AUDIENCES IN ROUSSEAU'S CONFESSIONS Jean-Jacques Rousseau was very critical of his publics, especially when it came to the power play, networking...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 553–577.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Nicholas Cronk Copyright © 2012 The Trustees of Columbia University 2012 Nicholas Cronk THE SELFLESS AUTHOR: VOLTAIRE'S APOCRYPHA La condition d'un homme de lettres ressemble acelle de l'ane du public, achacun Ie charge sa volante, et il (aut que Ie pauvre animal porte tout. Lancez la fleche...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 361–380.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Suzy Cater Copyright © 2014 The Trustees of Columbia University 2014 Suzy Cater DON'T TRUST THE AUTHOR: SUSPECT TEXTS IN EDOUARD GLISSANT'S TOUT-MONDE ~ Edouard Glissant's Tout-monde is a text that challenges traditional conceptions of the novelistic genre. Glissant freely admitted...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 397–398.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Pierre Force Michael Call . The Would-Be Author: Molière and the Comedy of Print . West Lafayette : Purdue UP , 2015 . Pp. 294 . Copyright © 2014 The Trustees of Columbia University 2014 Book Reviews Michael Call. The Would-Be Author: Moliere and the Comedy of Print. West...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 24–38.
Published: 01 May 2021
... history on the other. At the center of this discussion is one of the thorniest aspects of the Vita Nova ’s text: the divisions (technical prose of a scholastic nature in which Dante explains the formal structure of his poems). Over the centuries, Dante’s authority over his own text was brought...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 285–301.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Daniel Brewer Copyright © 2012 The Trustees of Columbia University 2012 Daniel Brewer AUTHORS PRESENT AND THE EXPERIENCE OF THE PAST Since the so-called cultural turn in literary studies in the United States, the exploration of the "literary field" in the wake of the sociologist Pierre...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 311–319.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Thomas Pavel Copyright © 2017 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2017 Thomas Pavel CROSS-B­ ORDER AUTHORITY AND LOCAL POWER: THE CASE OF THE NINETEENTH-­ CENTURY ROMAN CATHOLIC INDEX One of the most thought-p­ rovoking aspects of the rise of democ­ ratic ideals...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 189–212.
Published: 01 September 2021
... that their contemporary readers would doubtless have recognized. In considering some of these various invocations in terms of a larger dialogue between this pair of influential authors, surprising intersections emerge that complicate our current conceptions of the relationship between Balzac’s and Sand’s works...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 423–436.
Published: 01 December 2021
... penitents and confessors, and points to a rigorist stance on the part of the author nearly twenty years before it became the dominant position of the church once again. Tackling a range of thorny questions such as the aim of confession, deferred absolution, and the nature of sin, Gournay examines confession...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 505–521.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Catriona Seth Abstract Right at the end of the eighteenth century, a famous poet, Ponce-Denis Écouchard Le Brun, denounced women writers and a literary dispute ensued. While it mobilized a number of authors, one poem stands out in accounts of the quarrel: Constance Pipelet’s “Épître aux femmes...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 305–320.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Cary Hollinshead-Strick Abstract If the idea of cuisine invites readers to an elite place of appreciation, as Priscilla Ferguson has shown, comparing newspapers to leftovers and subsistence food is a move designed to generate suspicion. Nineteenth-century authors wary of press innovations compared...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 7–19.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of works and commentaries by the physicians Archimattheus, Gilles of Corbeil, and Gentile da Foligno. In captationes benevolentiae styled after Ciceronian precepts, these authors attack their rivals before presenting their own superior science. Their scurrilous invectives—“Hoc salernitani cacantes...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 37–64.
Published: 01 May 2022
... with illnesses and their treatments; the Roman de Renart, for its part, finds Doctor Fox using his aura of medical authority to torture his fellow animals as part of a cruel and prolonged “cure.” Through an extended analysis of the figure of the doctor, who stands at the center of many of these medical...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 112–130.
Published: 01 May 2022
... framework? What is at stake when the narrative temporality of a medieval chronicle is filtered through the disrupted temporalities of a chronically impaired subject? This article interrogates these questions through the works of Gilles li Muisis (1272–1353). A Tournaisian abbot, Gilles authored both a Latin...
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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 (2020) 111 (3): 378–391.
Published: 01 December 2020
... to an end? Could there be an American equivalent to his novel? And why among writers is there a saying, “If you want to write like Proust, don’t write like Proust”? Searching for the key to Proust’s achievement, the author realizes that over the years he has possibly read more about Proust than he has...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 48–65.
Published: 01 May 2020
... exile in their vernacular writings. It examines how the two authors reflect on the pluralities of language and community that connect them to readerships both at home and in exile, focusing especially on Brunetto’s Rettorica and Dante’s Convivio . The essay investigates Brunetto’s rhetorical doctrine...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 441–454.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Jane Gallop Abstract The author traces her reading of Barthes’s 1973 book, Le Plaisir du texte , over the last five decades. Examining her published writings on the book, she traces how it meshes with her critical attachments to psychoanalysis, feminism, and queer theory. Claiming it as a text...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (1-2): 61–71.
Published: 01 January 2001
... by an unnamed author, who is writing in 1963 or 1964 ("fifty-five years later 4 Is the Author (let the capitalized noun designate his identity in lieu of a name) the same person as the boy, grown up? Yes and no, in more ways than one-and it is in the multiple ways in which this text performs that "yes...