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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 486–504.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Gemma Tidman Abstract This article explores the women’s interventions in an overlooked eighteenth-century quarrel about how to reform literary teaching in the boys’ collèges . It begins by introducing this quarrel, here called the querelle des collèges , that involved more than 120 actors, just 3...
Romanic Review (2005) 96 (1): 119–121.
Published: 01 January 2005
Romanic Review (2001) 92 (1-2): 61–71.
Published: 01 January 2001
...-BI-A2-B2 and so on. The A series is the first-person narrative of an II-year old boy, Pierre, who recounts his life more or less si- multaneously with living it during the 1908-1909 school year; the B series consists of commentary about Pierre's narrative by an unnamed author, who is writing in 1963...
Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 585–587.
Published: 01 May 2010
... to an extraordinary degree by promoting a revolution in education in which boys' governors would keep a detailed record of the children's activities that the boys would then be made to read. When the boys would grow old enough,]ullien imagined their starting to produce such diaries on behalf of the other boys...
Romanic Review (2000) 91 (3): 289–311.
Published: 01 May 2000
... series of scenes to the other two, it is impossible to identify any sin- gle human subject by whom those scenes can be understood to be perceived. None of the characters peopling Triptyque-boys and girls in the countryside, an actress and her lover, spectators at a cinema, a bride and adulterous groom...
Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 191–209.
Published: 01 May 2008
... domaine tres particulier et si seduisant, pour l'imagination, de la feerie. La Belle au bois dormant y plonge d'emblee Ie liseur. Ce conte occupait deja la place liminaire dans la copie manuscrite offerte en 1695 a « Mademoi- selle ». Lui seul, en outre, a beneficie d'une insertion separee dans Ie Mercure...
Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 211–226.
Published: 01 May 2008
... "Boileau and Perrault: The Public Sphere and Female Folly," especially pp. 139-55. The Romanic Review Volume 99 Numbers 3-4 © The Trustees of Columbia University 212 ANNE E. DUGGAN story "La princesse jalouse" by the Catholic Reformer Jean-Pierre Camus in order to write "La belle au bois dormant...
Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 193–198.
Published: 01 January 2016
... parents because they always dreamed of having as a son a real boy, a tough guy. They found in their arms a skinny little boy with a high voice who hated soccer and wanted to play with dolls. When we were around their friends, they would lower their eyes whenever I spoke because they were ashamed of my...
Romanic Review (2006) 97 (2): 185–200.
Published: 01 March 2006
... exploitation of a femme barree that occurs in Therese philosophe, a libertine novel dating from the same year as Diderot's. When Therese, the heroine of the story, moves to Paris, she meets a retired prostitute called la Bois-Laurier who begins her story thus: Tu vois en moi, rna chere Therese, un etre...
Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 321–335.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of a concentration camp. Numerous references in the autobiographical portion of the text reveal a lack at once of food and of memories. This lack of food echoes the athletes on W who are deprived of the evening meal on the night of a loss. The narrator says that the young boy, hiding out during the war, was also...
Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 253–275.
Published: 01 January 2017
... six hours on an April eve ning, taking great liberties with syntax in an effort to unveil the character s unconscious. The title refers to a poem by Théodore de Banville, Nous n irons plus au bois ( We ll go to the woods no more), which is itself based on a folk song whose first lines are Nous n...
Romanic Review (2011) 102 (3-4): 321–347.
Published: 01 May 2011
... female pro-tagonist, the reader sees ghosts. Most of them are actually alive, shim- mering figures from Renee's past life parading through the present in the Bois de Boulogne. As the finale to this "defile triomphal,"2 the aging emperor is especially spectral, looming up "dans ce vide" (335) like...
Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 409–424.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., with a young boy, Mathieu Beluse, and structures his historical and existential investigation around their 2. Ralph Ludwig asserts that today's French Caribbean author "no longer presents the reality of his archipelago as a tropical encyclopedia would," but now brings the reader into contact with the "circular...
Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 127–145.
Published: 01 January 2013
... of the figure of the young boy and the social obsession with pedophilia in a work such as Le Libera (1968), and finally, the question that becomes central in Robert Pinget's late work, namely that of overcoming his own death, through the fantasized and initiatory transmission from uncle to nephew and from...
Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 408–416.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of what I liked ends here, for I am not sure I sympathized with the narrator’s insistence that his mother come to kiss him before he goes to sleep—a topic that, as I discovered later, brought streaming tears to the eyes of countless critics. It seemed to me that the boy behaved like a spoiled child...
Romanic Review (2000) 91 (4): 505–522.
Published: 01 November 2000
... apartment), which depicts a farm worker and a shepherd: Plus loin, Ie long du mur, six chaises en bois peint, couleur vert celadon, sur lesquelles sont poses des rouleaux de toiles de Jouy. Celui du dessus represente un decor champetre OU alternent un paysan labourant son champ et un berger qui, appuye sur...
Romanic Review (2001) 92 (3): 349–351.
Published: 01 May 2001
... Sidney Levy se soit particulierement interesse a un poete comme Ponge qui s'est pose precisement la question de la connaissance poetique et qui enonce explicitement son projet poetique comme projet cogni- tif; ainsi a propos d'un texte sur un bois de pins, il ecrit: "Ici mon dessein n'est pas de faire un...
Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 223–242.
Published: 01 May 2013
... into the Caribbean and explicitly denouncing intra-African violence.4 Sartre had misunderstood the double bind of the colonial subject, as Du Bois had not: an enablement foraged out of massive violation. Cesaire's Lumumba is exactly not Sartre's.5 Lumumba speaks against "tribality" at the 1958 Pan-African Congress...
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...
Romanic Review (2002) 93 (1-2): 217–235.
Published: 01 January 2002
... personnage et de son role. Cette semiosis n'est elle-meme qu'un cas particulier de presupposition bien etabli dans l'usage: on ne parle du materiau dont est faite une table que lorsqu'il n'est pas evident, que lorsqu'elle n'est pas de bois ou que son bois a quelque chose d'excep- tionne!' 11 suffit que ce...