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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 311–319.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Thomas Pavel Copyright © 2017 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2017 Thomas Pavel CROSS-B­ ORDER AUTHORITY AND LOCAL POWER: THE CASE OF THE NINETEENTH-­ CENTURY ROMAN CATHOLIC INDEX One of the most thought-p­ rovoking aspects of the rise of democ­ ratic ideals...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 689–708.
Published: 01 November 2010
... stylish to be authentic,"41 but the criticism misses the point. Novels such as these continue to fascinate not because of any timeless "authenticity" but because they explore familiar anxieties regarding the seductiveness of material objects, the lure of fashion, and the artifices of fiction. The Catholic...
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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 (2018) 109 (1-4): 149–164.
Published: 01 January 2018
... are concerned, the bishop is entitled and obliged to surveil press products of all kinds and to do the best to protect the faithful from their pernicious impacts [. . . ]1 The Index Librorum Prohibitorum and the Roman Catholic Church as a sort of shield that was supposed to protect the faithful from...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 203–213.
Published: 01 May 2009
... and character development, be globally or naOively mapped onto the instantaneous spiritual change deemed possible by Roman Catholic notions of ritual pardon or deathbed absolution. Religious associations doubtless underlie the temporal poetics of many literary works in the period; however, teasing out...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 45–64.
Published: 01 January 2013
... in the River Loire, the factional violence of the French Civil Wars reached new heights. After the brothers' deaths, one a duke and the other a cardinal, the ultra-Catholic League was particularly vocal, calling for the king's excommunication and even assassination. 1 This hostile and frantic environment...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (2): 155–172.
Published: 01 March 2005
... of mounting criticism by Protestants and reform-nlinded Catholics. The poet was also expressing the personal pain he had experienced upon witnessing and failing to prevent lootings and pillaging of Catholic churches in his native region. Such destruction was all the more unbearable for having been comtnitted...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (1-2): 187–202.
Published: 01 January 2009
..., of Swift, of Parnell. We have created the most of the modern literature of this country" (Castle 90). Yeats's Anglo-Irish "band" are old men who survive when "All's Whiggery now," resisting that "levelling, rancorous, rational sort of mind" ("The Seven Sages" 252) he saw as largely Catholic...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (3-4): 391–409.
Published: 01 May 2011
... and a Gentile mother, he has been receiving a Catholic education at the Jesuit school in the town of Maillebois, but resides with his uncle and guardian, the local state schoolteacher Simon, who is a Jew. After the boy's murder, a combination of antiSemitic prejudice, mistrust of secular education...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 174–176.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Jonathan Weiss Nathan Bracher . After the Fall: War and Occupation in Irène Némirovsky’s Suite française . Washington, DC : Catholic University of America Press , 2010 . Pp. 268 . Copyright © 2013 The Trustees of Columbia University 2013 174 BOOK REVIEWS cultural conversation...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (3-4): 485–501.
Published: 01 May 2011
... as a Catholic enterprise. The bank, Bontoux claimed, would restore financial security to a dispossessed papacy whose last remnant of the Papal States had been wrested away in 1870 by the recently unified Kingdom of Italy (an event received in France as both a religious and a national affront, since the seizure...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 370–377.
Published: 01 December 2020
... schuilkerken installed within private houses” [Schütz 31]), or the late didactic Allegory of the Catholic Faith (“made at a moment when public celebrations of the Mass were forbidden in the Dutch Republic” 1 ). One can speculate about Vermeer’s biography and his conversion to Roman Catholicism; or read...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 235–247.
Published: 01 May 2009
... At the same time that he wrote an epic poem for his patroness, Du Bartas wrote for her subjects in the sovereign territories she controlled in southwest France.2 Threatened by Catholic forces from Spain and northern France, Jeanne's Huguenot subjects were in need of strong leadership, both spiritual...
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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...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (4): 427–444.
Published: 01 November 2002
... a veiled altar" (Eliot 1932 62). Baudelaire's poems indeed create the ambience for Catholic ritual, the Mass, as a memento for Baudelaire from his father, Jean-Fran~ois, who was a defrocked priest (Pichois and Ziegler 50). The role model for moving the sacred to the profane was thus already set for Charles...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 3–10.
Published: 01 January 2012
... that destroyed native forms of spirituality (if Indians were first subjected to inquisitorial trials as heretics, the logic of heresy gave place to campaigns that sought to extirpate idolatries). In addition to these multiple definitions and heretical spaces in which the Catholic Church and Western institutions...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (3): 327–359.
Published: 01 May 2004
... plays between 1556 and 1572 that twenty-five of them still survive (O'Malley 225). It has been noted by Stephen Greenblatt and others that Catholic ritual resembled theatre; after the Reformation in England the acting companies bought some of the vestments formerly worn by Catholic priests (Greenblatt...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 3–11.
Published: 01 January 2016
... to protect her from arrest and deportation, her parents left her in the care of a Catholic family in Etterbeek, and she stayed with them throughout the war (she was baptized as a Catholic during those years). Her parents managed to escape arrest and survived the German occupation (see the testimony of her...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 255–272.
Published: 01 January 2012
... Catholic. She keeps an altar in her bedroom, and we learn that she was educated by nuns.3 By making Nicole a science teacher, Clouzot carries into the film the scientific and rationalist attitude of the medical doctor Lucienne in Celie qui n'etait plus. However, Cristina's devout Catholicism has...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 279–305.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., Joseph Hall, bishop of Exeter and Norwich under Charles I, claimed that Spanish and Italian Catholic influence was responsible for bringing both sodomy and dueling to England (Kiernan 93). In 1663, Samuel Pepys lamented the fact that "buggery is now almost grown as common among our [English] gallants...