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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 187–200.
Published: 01 May 2014
... parents-his mother died in 1905, two years after his father-Proust inherited a considerable fortune that was invested in blue-chip stocks and bonds and was managed by Leon Neuburger, a family friend who worked for the Rothschild Bank. When the novelist began purchasing exotic financial products, Neuburger...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (3-4): 503–519.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., and describes the efforts of Aristide Saccard to launch a Catholic bank, La Banque Universelle, with the goal of investing in the Near East. Inspired by 1. A small number of books on philosemitism have appeared in recent years, including works by Himmelfarb, Karp and Sutcliffe, Lassner and Trubowitz...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 227–233.
Published: 01 January 2004
..., the sharp sensation of tangy, tepid, thirst-quenching lemonade remains inseparable from these preparations: I can taste it while rereading the story of the picnic on the banks of the Cher in Le Grand Meaulnes. There, as in Marillais, I feel it burst against my palate with some lost, exotic reminder of bells...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (3-4): 485–501.
Published: 01 May 2011
... lost the real estate fortune accumulated earlier in the Rougon-Macquart. Awed by the possibilities of the Bourse, the Parisian stock market exchange reaching new heights of popularity during this time, Saccard decides to launch a gigantic bank, the Banque Universelle. Saccard subsequently meets Paul...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 333–352.
Published: 01 May 2013
... represented a conspiratorial view of French history, SURREALISM AND LES DEUX CENTS FAMILLES 335 the idea that certain select interests, embodied by real people, held the fate of an entire nation in their hands. Articles attacking the Rothschild and Mallet banking families, the steel magnate Wendels...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 107–109.
Published: 01 January 2014
... his cohort made me see, abruptly, that while only eight or ten years separated us in age, those eight or ten years were a long time. Phil attended UC Santa Barbara ten years after students there burnt the Bank of America in Isla Vista to the ground. The bank was of course rebuilt, though not like...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 217–218.
Published: 01 January 2016
... and Literature. Evanston: Northwestern UP, 2016. La Conquista del Regno de Napoles, con todas las cosas que Goncalo Fernandes ha fecho despues que partiro de Espanna: Cronica Anonima de 1505. Mexico City: Frente de Afirmación Hispanista, 2015. De L­ ezay-­Marnésia, Claude François. Letters Written from the Banks...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 319–327.
Published: 01 May 2003
... into the psyche and the memory structures without us realizing the process, thereby giving the unconscious a bank of "normal" or expected experience. Having such a bank enables the unconscious to recognize "normal" or expected experiences when we encounter them again. When one is faced with an unexpected...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (1-2): 167–170.
Published: 01 January 2008
... Press, 1980. First edition 1956. Benstock, Shari, The Women of the Left Bank: Paris 1900-1940, London: Virago, 1986. Berg, Christian, ed., The Turn of the Century: Modernism and Modernity in Literature and the Arts, Berlin: De Gruyter, 1994. Booth, Allyson, Postcards from the Trenches: Negotiating...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 174–176.
Published: 01 January 2013
... friend, Father Brechard, who was killed in battle trying to protect other soldiers. Her bank account was frozen; Albin Michel was no longer publishing her works, and many of her influential Paris friends had deserted her. In May 1942, she was forced to wear the yellow star. I mention these details...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 288–315.
Published: 01 September 2020
... year, punctuated with thirty-five half-tone reproductions of Bruges taken from Lévy and Neurdein, a Parisian image bank specializing in stock tourist shots. 1 From the very beginning, the narrative seems torn between popular fiction and the art book. Flammarion archives cannot confirm whether...
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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 131–148.
Published: 01 January 2019
... capital, currently lodged with the Mongenod bank, and benefits from an extensive network of volunteer agents. The second part of the novel, L Initi w­ ill trace Godefroid s apprenticeship as a member of the Order, as he first learns bookkeeping in order to assist in the Society s financial management...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (1): 101–106.
Published: 01 January 2006
... made so fatnous that, according to legend, it was soon overrun by tourists and local curiosity seekers in search of bohenlians) are on the right bank. References and interpretations of bohelnians were so nunlerous by the titHe Murger's sketches were collected for publication as a novel that he wrote...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 127–145.
Published: 01 January 2013
... the recurring images, Miaille sees himself as Narcissus gazing into his fantasies, torn apart by them, his penis devoured by barbarians: "Naked men with leather belts come out of the river and make their way towards the corpse lying on the bank. They carve it up with the knives hanging from their belts...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (1-2): 79–86.
Published: 01 January 2001
... of Matisse, a novel read like a bout between two fencers, lunging and feinting, or two jugglers distracting one another with an armful of balls in the air. Ostensibly all Matisse wanted was a preface for a volume of drawings. Aragon, already secretly planning a book-length portrait, banked on being cunning...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 257–276.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Chateaubriand's novel Les Martyrs. The voice conjured in this passage is that of the young Christian Eudore, who relates his emotion upon discovering Ovid's tomb along the banks of the Ister. For Baudelaire, Eudore's sadness, as he meditates the injustice of the poet's exile from Rome, gives a taste...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 233–252.
Published: 01 January 2017
... talk as planned, he remains crouched in the boat and undertakes a s­ ilent monologue: À­ quel type s ajustent vos traits, je sens leur précision, Madame . . . (1: 430). The rower then moves away from the bank en déramant, where déramer is not only to un-r­ ow or to row backward, as usually...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (1-2): 173–183.
Published: 01 January 2002
..., prosaic shades of the spectrum, however lofty or picturesque or poetic his subject: he speaks of ble jaune where classic poets preferred blonds epis, of un fruit vert sur un arbre d'or 28 in evocation of the garden of Eden, and he descends to minutiae like cail/oux blancs on the banks of the Nile: Les...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 158–180.
Published: 01 May 2021
... as beautiful as their station and bank account can allow. In other words, finances—and not artistic interpretations of textual passages—tend to guide nonauthorial illumination. Consequently, as De Hamel reminds us, the more relevant question about an illuminated manuscript is For whom was it made? and not What...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 275–284.
Published: 01 May 2006
... that was at once dead and artificial, while the poets stuck to purely classical expressions. Renaissance Italy, where Latin still echoed on the banks of the Tiber, possessed writers-including Fracastoro, Poliziano, and Sannazaro-who were close to Horace and Virgil in style.1 But if their reputations endure...