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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (2): 260–281.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Maria Rosa Truglio Abstract Demand for books about current events in Italy has yielded scores of children’s books in the past three decades that treat the topic of immigration. The goals of eliciting empathy in children and explaining to them complex historical and contemporary events can...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 239–256.
Published: 01 May 2008
... fortunes in England. Her account draws on Palmer and explores how d'Aulnoy, a writer for adults, became Mother Bunch, a fantastical teller for children, in the British tradi- ation. "Comment l'auteur des Fees la mode devint 'Mother Bunch': Metamorphoses de la Comtesse d'Aulnoy en Angleterre," Marvels...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 387–412.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., in neither case do we have firm information about its composition. In Vous les entendez? the household would seem to comprise a father, his children and a pet dog. However, the number of children is never established and their behaviour at different points in the text suggests a range of possible ages from...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (3-4): 377–385.
Published: 01 May 2005
... of children" (221). On the contrary, not only did Sand offer alternative discourses to the master narrative presented in the 1804 Napoleonic code and in much of the literary production of the times, but through her allegiance to the sentimentalist ideology of the late eighteenth century2 and to the brief...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 336–358.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., it is not surprising that food served as a propaedeutic for this pedagogical journey from the concrete to the abstract. 5 The month-to-month list of object lessons in pre-elementary classes enfantines rooted food in the seasons of rural life. In October, children studied wine, cider, and beer production and drew...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 211–226.
Published: 01 May 2008
... subjects, Camus used these stories to inculcate his readers with fire-and-brimstone messages about the consequences of sin. Included in his collections are reformminded stories about the terrible fate of clerics who take on concubines, parents who prevent their children from embracing a religious vocation...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (2): 231–254.
Published: 01 March 2006
... connections to Pascoli are clear. The fourth of ten children, he too suffered the deaths of several family members. Two The Romanic Review Volume 97 Number 2 © The Trustees of Columbia University 232 MARIA TRUGLIO sisters died in early childhood. His father, Ruggero Pascoli, was killed on August tenth, 1867...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 473–491.
Published: 01 November 2009
... based on relations of natural need and dependency, it persists on a purely conventional basis once the children reach maturity.14 Moreover, in Economie politique, it is clear that Rousseau subscribes to the view that the family is at least a predominantly contractual grouping. The conception...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 227–238.
Published: 01 May 2008
... is in no sense a children's tale. Instead, he constructed a meta-fictive drama around his tale, in which art, theater and its illusion, drama as such, and the role of the author and his public are all discussed with a satirically ironizing intent. Tieck's and his friends' chief aim was to supplant Enlightenment...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 175–189.
Published: 01 May 2008
...: Cunto de Ii Cunti Day 2, Story 6 «L'Orsa» Whoever does good deeds can expect goodness in return21 Straparola: Nuits Facetieuses Day 1, Story 4 «Tebaldo» A tale extension follows, in which Tebaldo murders Doralice's children and falsely accuses her of murder. After she is vindicated, Genese mounts...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 37–51.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Steven Ungar Copyright © 2014 The Trustees of Columbia University 2014 Steven Ungar "TOUTE LA MISERE DU MONDE": ELI LOTAR'S AUBERVILLIERS AND A SENSE OF PLACE Paris, the center; the banlieues, the circumference; to these children, this is the whole world. They never venture beyond...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (3-4): 391–409.
Published: 01 May 2011
... a positive, secular, and morally coherent republican society" (Schafer 10). Children, it transpired, were the state's best entree to the private sphere (cf. Donzelot 76), and the ideological role of a sentimentalizing novel like Verite was to establish the properly familialist credentials of this state...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (4): 455–478.
Published: 01 November 2001
... of the ostensibly most benign community to the violation of sexual taboo. As the simple-minded product of an incestuous relationship between his mother and her brother or her father, Yvon pays dearly for his dubious lineage. Stoned by other children almost every day of his childhood, he is, in adulthood, the victim...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (1-2): 93–101.
Published: 01 January 2009
... was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to discover ice." You will have recognized the famous first sentence of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude. Now consider Salman Rushdie on the hero's grandfather early in Midnight's Children: "Many years later, when the hole...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (3-4): 311–324.
Published: 01 May 2005
... into the impact of historical transformation on the family, leading to a portrait of family life as an experience of exclusion rather than of belonging. Valentine registers changed expectations in relationships among parents, children and spouses, and challenges to parental and male conjugal authority, which...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 501–515.
Published: 01 May 2006
... transgressive compulsion of God's children to form notions not in the Father's plan. If anything, by means of his counter-tale Twain probably intends to deflate the very notion of Original Sin, suggesting that "the fall into mortality" could be attributed to a bad joke just as easily as to plucking a fruit...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (2): 300–309.
Published: 01 September 2022
... their own life and friends, the little girl played with her nursemaid and other servants. Like many people before the invention of radio, TV, and internet, Kolya and Polina read a lot, as did Natasha. She went through the children’s novels popular at that time: Sophie’s Misfortunes ( Les Malheurs de...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 49–64.
Published: 01 January 2012
... was only one year old, his father suddenly abandoned Zacatecas in order to go to Peru, at that time at its peak in comparison with the situation that was beginning to affect New Spain around the same dates. Shortly thereafter, his mother and the children moved to Mexico, where the family lived until his...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 265–278.
Published: 01 May 2009
... comme nous" (E 252). Rousseau's model here is somewhat problematical, in that it does not deal with the effects of repetition. Repeated associations between odour and context may arouse strong reactions in children as surely as in adults. Moreover, the model does not account for the phenomenon...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (4): 472–474.
Published: 01 November 2002
... was wracked by worries pertaining to the safety of his wife, his children, and their mother, Jeanne Rozerot. This was in addition to the exceptional distress that every negative turn of events pertaining to the fight for the revision of the Dreyfus case would cause him. Henceforth, every up and down...