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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 319–340.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Benjamin Williams Copyright © 2014 The Trustees of Columbia University 2014 Benjamin Williams MALLARME'S SOCRATIC MONOLOGUES Since the 1880s, when numerous studies of Stephane Mallarme began to appear, interpreters have taken him to stand for different and sometimes even opposite values. He...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 115–122.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Benjamin, these scholars take Baudelaire to be the most eloquent bard of this upheaval. Modernism in literature, they seductively posit, emerges from Baudelaire's exemplary effort to testify to the trauma perpetrated by capitalist modernity. In the remainder of 1. LaCapra also takes Felman to task...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 123–127.
Published: 01 January 2010
... nineteenth-century French studies. For Samuels, the shock and parry arguments presented in Walter Benjamin's "On Some Motifs" gave rise, on one side, to a cottage industry of urban Paris monographs focusing on new manias of technological modernity, criminal pathologies, perversions, and phobias of all sorts...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (1-2): 69–76.
Published: 01 January 2008
... of modernism, however, that of Walter Benjamin, this is just where modernism would begin, namely at the point where attention flips over into distraction, where the craft of form-giving would be interrupted, subjected to shock, producing discontinuities and strange juxtapositions of the kind Eisenstein reveals...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 357–369.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Toril . Character: Three Inquiries in Literary Studies . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2019 . Benjamin Walter . “ The Storyteller .” In The Storyteller Essays , edited by Titan Samuel , translated by Lewis Tess , 48 – 75 . New York : New York Review Books...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 401–421.
Published: 01 May 2006
.... Nevertheless, if there's tenderness, geographical tenderness, between the texts, there's also tension, the tension between singularity and the complexity of the modern metropolis, a tension not unlike that which Walter Benjamin describes in his unfinished Arcades Project. In comparing them, I will show...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 257–276.
Published: 01 January 2011
...-endedness are characteristic of Baudelairean modernity. But why prefer this poem to all those that thematize decrepitude in "Tableaux Parisiens"? As Walter Benjamin points out in the chapter entitled "Modernism" (Die Moderne) of his essay The Paris of the Second Empire in Baudelaire (1938), the sequence...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 288–315.
Published: 01 September 2020
... of the European Languages . Amsterdam : John Benjamins , 1984 . Barthes Roland . La Chambre claire. Vol. 5 of Œuvres complètes . 1980 . Paris : Seuil , 2002 . Barthes Roland . “ Le Démon de l’analogie .” In Œuvres complètes , vol. 4 , 624 – 25 . Paris : Seuil , 2002...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 105–126.
Published: 01 January 2013
... Benjamin suggests such a connection, in characterizing translation as that which is "charged with the special mission of watching over the maturing process of the original language and the birth pangs of its own" (18). Here, the suffering that translation gives rise to is primarily linguistic;12 its...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 235–255.
Published: 01 January 2011
... future: Will nineteenth-century literature be its oral forebears' faithful keeper, rightful heir, or indifferent replacement? In this light, Walter Benjamin's famous essay "The Storyteller" (1936) might be considered a prolongation of the stories of loss propagated by some of the very writers or literary...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 261–279.
Published: 01 September 2021
... This striking passage serves as an epigraph to the section entitled “Grandville or the Universal Exhibitions” from Walter Benjamin’s famous essays from the 1930s: “Paris, Capital of the Nineteenth Century.” 1 Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson had sent me this gastronomic-utopian exergue along with her advice...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (1): 85–105.
Published: 01 January 2005
... omnes qui transitis per viam, attendite et videte si est dolor sicut dolor meus. (0 all ye that pass by the way, attend and see if there be any sorrow like to my sorrow). -Lamentations 1.12 mourning, which is at once the mother of the allegories and their content -Walter Benjamin! Pilgrimage as Allegory...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 423–443.
Published: 01 May 2006
... in the metropolis is the main character's resemblance to the urban type defined by Walter Benjamin as the flaneur (Illuminations 14. Roger Little's hypothesis, i.e. that the Italian name is preserved to avoid both confusion with the French substantive "genes" and allusion to Paul Valery's "La Nuit de Genes...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 133–153.
Published: 01 January 2012
... as those who have felt the horror within its music have irrevocably attached themselves in distinct ways to the work. Thus we can trace a second constellation to our present: Parsifal has become a ruin. It is an object that can be analyzed as Walter Benjamin analyzed decadent landscapes in his decisive...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 133–142.
Published: 01 January 2014
... by un film gai, by an aesthetic form that Walter Benjamin, writing at the same time as Camus, called a work of art "consummated by a collectivity in a state of distraction." 5 Typical of Camus's early work is the scene from "L'Ete a Alger," written in 1937 and published as part of Noces, in which Camus...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 541–544.
Published: 01 November 2007
... femme fatale. Again returning to early twentieth-century concerns, Michael Payne in his short essay, which differentiates between the city as polis and the city as labyrinth, focuses on Walter Benjamin as an early twentieth-century flaneur of the labyrinthine city who is lost wandering between Berlin...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (1-2): 153–161.
Published: 01 January 2000
..., and it continues to inspire modern critics who find in that concept the essence of baroque art. In his highly influential book on the German Trauerspiel, Walter Benjamin cites Karl Borinski's study on classical antiquity in poetics and art theory in order to underscore the concept of thaumaston as a key...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 417–429.
Published: 01 December 2020
... et qui les changeait complètement” (TR 499). Works Cited Barthes Roland . The Rustle of Language , translated by Howard Richard . Berkeley : University of California Press , 1989 . Benjamin Walter . “ The Image of Proust .” In Illuminations , translated by Zohn...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (3-4): 411–425.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., he gathers resolve for a more ruthless mode of governance. "Jules, give me a synonym for authority," Rougon says to his secretary as he prepares a series of repressive decrees. " 'Well, there's power, government, empire,' the young man answered with a smile" (E 196). Walter Benjamin's enigmatic...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 481–503.
Published: 01 November 2007
... actividad interpretativa al traducir poesia, 0 en la transmision de su aura filosofico-religiosa, como ensefia Walter Benjamin, que logra intensidad iinicamente en el ambito espiritual de la propia lengua. De ahi el ejercicio constante, debido a este caracter provisional, diferido, que se adhiere a toda...