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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (4): 433–444.
Published: 01 November 2001
...Floriane Place-Verghnes Copyright © 2001 The Trustees of Columbia University 2001 Floriane Place-Verghnes "LES DIMANCHES D'UN BOURGEOIS DE PARIS" : REALITE BURLESQUE OU CARICATURE EFFRAYANTE? Le XIXe, siecle par excellence de l'avenement du bourgeois, s'est egalement avere celui du moteur de...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 452–469.
Published: 01 December 2021
... as a gendered strategy of modesty, this article shows instead that her equivocal and even parodic, burlesque way of intervening in the two quarrels is consistent with her skepticism and presents readers with a hermeneutical challenge that disrupts the rhetorical logic of a quarrel. Deshoulières’s interventions...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (4): 525–526.
Published: 01 November 2001
..., Brian, Beauty Raises the Dead. Literature and Loss in the Fin de Siecle. (Robert Ziegler), 514-517 Place-Verghnes, Floriane, "'Les Dimanches d'un bourgeois de Paris' : Realite burlesque ou caricature effrayante?" 433-444 Ravis, Susan, "L'artiste dans la tourmente de l'Histoire: Le Monument d'Elsa...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (1): 3–14.
Published: 01 January 2006
... Verdier had burlesquely cOlnplicated the sixteenth-century Allladis de Gdule by having a genuinely female character pretend to be Daraoide, the disguised fenlale persona of the prince Agesilan de Colchos.9 At the sanle tinle, however, the ternl "travesty" has sOll1ewhat negative connotations which...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 309–317.
Published: 01 May 2003
... socio-political status quo. In this regard, far from being the first to champion a burlesque poetics in the Caribbean, the Creolists follow, dismayingly closely at times, in the footsteps of the Haitian writer Rene Depestre. Perhaps, rather than being "a jamais fils d'Aime Cesaire," they are local...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 341–343.
Published: 01 January 2017
... et travestissement burlesque dans Les Soleils des indépendances: valeurs politiques de la bâtardise A number of recurring themes predominate in the volume s twenty essays, including the novel s mythical and symbolic resonances (R. Chemain, Konandri, Moatamri, Vignest), anthropomorphism and animal...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 372–388.
Published: 01 December 2021
... alternative littéraire au classicisme et réduisent les « polémiques » à de simples manœuvres de « coteries » mondaines : Y eut-il des « ennemis des classiques » ? Pour étayer la thèse [ . . . ] d’un combat permanent entre le classicisme modéré et des « précieux et burlesques » extrémistes qui tentaient de...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 290–292.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Melies, and her discussion of Simonian tropes that resonate with masters of the "burlesque," like Chaplin and Keaton, is fascinating. She also considers how Simon's penchant for describing insects and eyes is indebted to the Surrealism of Louis Buiiuel, how the author's approach to nudity and sex owes...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 404–407.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., from d'Aulnoy to Caylus, conte de fees authors addressed their readers directly, nearly always with an irony that verges on burlesque (99100). In the end, Sermain concludes that readers knew how to read through the authors' irony and dissimulation, because they recognized that fairy-tale fictions...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 123–127.
Published: 01 January 2010
... of aesthetic research, philosophical speculation, and going down to the bottoms of pornography, cabaret tunes, and burlesque monologues and jokes (199-200). This kind of work, he contends, yields a theoretical paradigm that is justified by the diversity of material under scrutiny. Fred Jameson, among others...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 375–378.
Published: 01 May 2013
... to others. Sunderland's fourth chapter puts the burlesque Roman de Renart alongside the epic and romance texts analyzed in previous chapters, though it is generally considered neither cyclical nor heroic. This is an original move and allows Sunderland to complete his analysis of the Lacanian dialectic...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (3): 235–244.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Michael Kramer Copyright © 2001 The Trustees of Columbia University 2001 Michael Kramer ESSAI DE DATATION INTRATEXTUELLE DE LA COMEDIE DES PROVERBES Collection phraseologique burlesque du premier XVIIe siecle, presentee sous forme de piece de theatre, la Comedie des proverbes est un document...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 353–369.
Published: 01 May 2006
... burlesquenment la victoire tragique et fatale de l'individualisme idealiste sur la masse brutale. Bref, je conclus avec la faillite du socialisme, la gloire de l'anarchie et la complete ridiculisation des bonimenteurs, reformistes et autres 'marmitons' du Bonheur universe1.24 (I demonstrated in a burlesque way...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 109–127.
Published: 01 January 2011
... the enseignes as signes-tumbles headlong into a poetic construct of carnivalesque and disorienting images. When the proper names of the Parisian locales that Villon mentions are read as common nouns, the mimetic figures of the signboard take on an active role in Villon's macabre burlesque. The vache...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (4): 455–478.
Published: 01 November 2001
... recolte etait maigre et n'annon~ait pas des jours fastes" (253). The recollection of the momentous, biblically inspired prediction made by his father's friends-it is, of course, an adaptation of Galatians 6, 7-should also alert the reader to the parallels between Jean's burlesque adventures with Gyf...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 191–209.
Published: 01 May 2008
... COLLINET de meme que les deux precedents, mais cette fois dans une sorte de fabliau burlesque et volontairement trivial. Le fabuliste mort, notre conteur abandonna la poesie, en ce genre, pour ala prose, qui convenait mieux son talent et qui nous valut les Histoires ou contes du temps passe. Par la suite...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 391–404.
Published: 01 May 2003
..., this tumultuous representation of Antillean sexuality with added spice of Creole satisf[ies] a need-that of the [French] Other? He is the one transported to an exotic locale. It is through his eyes that Antillean sexuality becomes mouth-watering, burlesque, almost folksy. In my opinion we would be wrong...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 522–536.
Published: 01 December 2021
... as equivocation and parody, which, as Helena Taylor astutely observes in her study of Deshoulières’s pet poems, has a paradoxical and not entirely productive effect. In fact, if on the one hand Deshoulières’s skepticism, expressed in her deft and elegant handling of burlesque themes, allows her to take a position...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (1): 3–18.
Published: 01 January 2005
.... It has survived a shift from poetry to prose, it can support allegory (as in the Roman de la Rose), politics (Faerie Queene), sentimentalization (Amadis de Gaula), and burlesque or parody (Don Quixote). It can end in rejoicing or tragedy. The only strategy that defies romance's essential adaptability...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 69–86.
Published: 01 January 2014
... disguise themselves as Nazis with some burlesque results, and succeed in carrying out a spectacular victory in which most of them die along with their victims), a more careful look reveals just how thoroughly Tarantino revised his models. He reinvents the World War II film just as he reinvented...