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Published: 01 May 2020
figure 1. Chapter on the lion in Philippe de Thaon’s Bestiaire , with image of the lion tearing the ass apart. Copenhagen, Royal Library 3466, fols. 4v and 5r. More
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Published: 01 May 2020
figure 2. Chapter on the lion in Philippe de Thaon’s Bestiaire , with image of the lion’s reaction to the noises of the cockerel and the cart (top left). Merton 249, fol. 2v. Reproduced with permission of the Warden and Fellows of Merton College Oxford. More
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Published: 01 May 2020
figure 3. Chapter on the lion in Philippe de Thaon’s Bestiaire , with image of the lion’s reaction to the noises of the cockerel and the cart. Copenhagen, Royal Library 3466, fol. 10r. More
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (2): 222–240.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Alex Weintraub Abstract In On the Genealogy of Morals (1887), Friedrich Nietzsche misquotes Stendhal’s definition of beauty. Beauty is not, as the German philosopher claims, “a promise of happiness ” (72). Rather, Stendhal proposes in a footnote to his book De l’amour (1822)—in a chapter entitled...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (3): 473–491.
Published: 01 December 2022
..., the first part of this essay offers a detailed reading of the escape from reality that Emma fantasizes in chapter 12 of part 2 of the novel. Emma’s quixotic vision of a flight away from her husband is contrasted here with Charles Bovary’s realistic dream about their future together as a family. While Emma’s...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 195–199.
Published: 01 January 2015
... lecteur dans sa bibliotheque, is comprised of two chapters, each of which uses codicological and other documentary evidence to assess the social or political function of a particular kind of library and the ways in which readers may have used and interacted with books in libraries. The first chapter...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 128–150.
Published: 01 May 2020
...figure 1. Chapter on the lion in Philippe de Thaon’s Bestiaire , with image of the lion tearing the ass apart. Copenhagen, Royal Library 3466, fols. 4v and 5r. ...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (2): 317–320.
Published: 01 September 2022
... their wittiness, jockeying for symbolic capital. They rather stand as discursive indices of a cultural crisis affecting aristocracy, to which the troubadour revival of the period is sometimes attached, and in which use of, and reflection on, passion is embedded. Through seven chapters divided into two sections...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 193–195.
Published: 01 January 2015
..., primarily by a lack of unity. Zayaruznaya rightly notes that her findings-even as they focus on the monstrous-point towards broader aesthetic strategies in ars nova composition and, consequently, that her methodology might productively be applied to other repertoires. Chapter 1, "Songs Alive," sets out...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 859–861.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., including honnetete, galanterie, and the general effects of hetero and homosociality at court and in salons (chapters 1-4); the second half zooms in on sexuality (chapter 5, on sodomy and same-sex relations between men in general) and the gendered body (chapter 6, on cross-dressing). No study on masculinity...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 277–280.
Published: 01 January 2011
..., examines the "literary use of competing Romance vernaculars" that took place between the twelfth and the fifteenth centuries, in a "porous borderland" between French, Occitan, and Catalan (13). The book is structured in three parts, each with three chapters. Nineteen texts of the Occitan, Catalan...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 383–387.
Published: 01 May 2013
... question: "Quelle place joue Ie livre dans la carriere poetique de Ronsard?" (18). The resulting study is and will likely remain a monument in early modern French studies. Given the book's length, any summary must remain incomplete, so what follows is necessarily so. The first chapter describes the complex...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 575–579.
Published: 01 November 2009
... and reformulation of systems (5-6). The book's first chapter reverts to philosophical origins and to two key figures in the history of accident: Aristotle provides the conceptual base for understanding the relationship of accidental qualities and accidental events, while Augustine's conversion through a chance act...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 601–603.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of the self and its "agentic" means of countering this control. If the question is an old one, Noland's approach is novel: she examines the question through five chapters that cover Mauss's anthropology of the human body and motion, Henri Bergson's "bodily affects" (63), Maurice Merleau-Ponty's work...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 297–302.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Borges's vast familiarity with the Western tradition. It could only occur to one who has been branded a "colonial" writer to aspire to an encyclopedic knowledge of the tradition. Kristal's book contains three central chapters. The first chapter discusses Borges's views on translation. It begins...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 212–213.
Published: 01 January 2015
... 212 BOOK REVIEWS Denis Bja'i and Fran~ois Rouget (eds Les Poetes franfais de la Renaissance et leurs "libraires Actes du Colloque international de I~Universite d~Orleans. Geneva: Droz,2015.Pp.552. The twenty-one chapters of this volume, which began as a conference held in Orleans (June 5-7, 2013...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 213–214.
Published: 01 January 2015
... final section is titled "Poetes humanistes et transmissions editoriales" and begins with a chapter by Michel Magnien about Guillaume Du Mayne and Michel de Vascosan. Philippe Desan adds a welcome and important chapter about the editorial practices of Etienne de La Boetie. The volume close...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 361–373.
Published: 01 November 2007
... the first three chapters, which Merimee quickly wrote in 1845, and they were promptly published in the Revue des Deux Mondes as a complete novella. The author then added Chapter Four in 1846, when Carmen was published in book form. 3 The final chapter presents a discussion of Gypsies, or Bohemians, whom...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 397–400.
Published: 01 May 2008
... and political concerns of the period. The first chapter, "Politics, Gender, and Cultural Change," offers an overview of the seventeenth century as a crossroads of sorts in regard to social identity and the cultural politics of gender. Duggan situates these sociopolitical shifts in the binary framework...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 580–583.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Criticism and New Historicism; history and biography; form and content; literary fancy and rational fact; protofeminism and patriarchy; private life and public life, and so forth. Each of the nine chapters of Ascoli's challenging and highly rewarding collection uncovers a paradox that effectively blows...