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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 567–574.
Published: 01 December 2023
... plasticity is borne of the imagination. 1. “The Liberal Arts,” Undergraduate Catalog, Lewis & Clark, https://docs.lclark.edu/undergraduate/graduationrequirements/liberalarts/ (accessed December 30, 2022). 2. “Liberal Arts and Sciences,” Harvard College, https://college.harvard.edu...
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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 (2016) 107 (1-4): 193–198.
Published: 01 January 2016
... writer who broke away from the figure of the hero who haunts the memory and particularly the memoirs of what sociology calls the class of transfuges those rare individuals who weren t born into a privileged and intellectual milieu, but who, like Violette Leduc, James Baldwin, and Peter Handke...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (1-2): 187–202.
Published: 01 January 2009
.... "That is no country for old men," the 1927 "Sailing to Byzantium" begins (204). "The young/In one another's arms, birds in the trees,l-Those dying generations-at their song,ffhe salmon-falls, the mackerel-crowded seas,lFish, flesh, or fowl, commend all summer long/ Whatever is begotten, born and dies." "That country...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 5–6.
Published: 01 January 2010
... taxis (a vision of the future that continued to prevail in mid-twentieth-century fantasies ala Jetsons). 1910 saw the deaths of Mark Twain, Tolstoy, King Edward VII, Florence Nightingale, and the painters Henri Rousseau in France and Winslow Homer in the US; among those born during that year were Django...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 65–80.
Published: 01 January 2012
... that "the state" became a meaningful concept, understood as an independent entity born out of dynastic rule but significantly different from it, with its own logic and governmental rationality.4 Bourdieu, in his exploration into the roots of modern experience, looked at the jostling between the emerging "state...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 66–84.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., the authors of early medieval romances indulged their wildest dreams for self-moving mechanisms that imitated bodies born of nature. Some of these automata took the shape of animals or birds, but the most marvelous resembled humans, except that they were visibly, unabashedly better. They were...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 243–251.
Published: 01 May 2013
...], born of an encounter with the self, may not translate into a capacity for freedom. As Karima Lazali writes, "[Ce devenir-nouveau] comporte aussi Ie risque d'en appeler au meme, par Ie prolongement d'une situation de domination, aqui se veut rassurante car familiere. Le dominant prend place dans ce cas...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (4): 385–399.
Published: 01 November 2004
... ce qu'elle pretend traduire. Elle n'a de sens que si l'on s'aper~oitque la distance exige un aller et retour et une simultaneite de bornes, autrement dit, que cette distance est au contraire finie ou limitee. Prendre conscience de ce qu'elle pretend traduire, c'est, Valery en est bien conscient...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (2): 256–260.
Published: 01 March 2006
... boundaries of Italian literary identity are the focus of Andrea Ciccarelli's "Frontier, Exile, and Migration in the Italian Novel." The essay provides lucid insight into the borderline identities of foreign-born and later naturalized Italian writers, or of Italian-born writers strongly bound to foreign...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 329–344.
Published: 01 May 2009
... n'etais pas lao This semi-autobiographical novel published in 2003 portrays a narrator who remembers, as she attempts to express through writing, the life of her firstborn child, who was born with Down syndrome and a heart condition, and died within his first year. While the narrator questions her brother...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 51–66.
Published: 01 January 2010
... he can perfectly represent because he is American, born and trained in the USA, and not an immigrant like Cohn.16 Yet, the ongoingly important part played by immigrants in the first phase of the establishment of Romance philology in American universities should not be underestimated. Karl Pietsch...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 37–51.
Published: 01 January 2014
... (1905-69) was born in Paris, the son of Tudor Arghezi, a Romanian poet, and Constanta Zissu, a teacher. His participation in the literary and visual avant-gardes of Paris began soon after he returned Iris 21 (1996) 7-20, and]ames Naremore, More than Night: Film Noir in Its Contexts, Rev. ed. (Berkeley...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 457–464.
Published: 01 May 2003
... Blacks and Jews after a Hasidic driver accidentally killed a Guyanese-born boy, Gavin Cato, setting off the violence that then killed a young Australian Yeshiva student, Yankel Rosenbaum. You are wondering what such a neighborhood can possibly look like, imagining it, and, literally, trying to figure...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (1-2): 173–183.
Published: 01 January 2002
... of visionary poetry: what shines in the dark is less a light than a hallucination born of the shadows of night. For example, the reddish ray piercing the nightmare of a tyrant: figures funebres d'un rayon sanglant luisant dans les tenebres. 14 Again, the chiaroscuro where the poet sees the ghosts of dead...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 265–274.
Published: 01 May 2006
... and unify experience which is natural and, paradoxically, underlies the very possibility and perception of difference: it is only when "Shakespeare and Friedrich Schiller have become fellow countrymen" that a "German national literature" is born, and similarly Monti's Iliad is a promising beginning...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (1): 189–205.
Published: 01 May 2023
... from the city to the countryside but from the fourteenth century to antiquity. He writes in his Epistola posteritati , “Our own age has always displeased me, so much so that, had the love of those dear to me not drawn me in the other direction, I would have chosen to have been born in any other age...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (2): 260–281.
Published: 01 September 2022
...?” (2). All the books in my corpus are written in standard Italian. Several include paratextual material like glossaries or footnotes to explain non-Italian words or phrases that are occasionally used. While target readers are delimited by this linguistic requirement, this does not exclude Italian-born...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 133–142.
Published: 01 January 2014
... questions: "Quand m'epouserez-vous "M'aimez-vous 2. des reponses: "A la folie" ; "Au printemps". Apres avoir prepare Ie terrain, on les passe a sa voisine qui repond de meme ou se borne a faire la bete. A Belcourt, on a vu des mariages se conclure ainsi et des vies entieres s'engager sur un echange de...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 405–420.
Published: 01 May 2003
... inexorably transforms itself into a manhunt where said "father" turns out to be a murderous, unnatural genitor. Like Tituba, Celanire is born of violence. First stolen from her birth-mother (declared still-born to her), she mayor may not have been the victim of pseudo-incestuous behaviors by the doctor who...