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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 71–73.
Published: 01 January 2017
..., then chaired by Ross Chambers. By the time of the ­actual exams, in March 1987, I was of course already familiar with Ross as a tremendously smart, congenial, and generous colleague, as well as one of the most eminent figures in our shared field of nineteenth-­century French studies. But the oral exams ­were...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 1–2.
Published: 01 January 2016
... both the story of Gita s life before coming to Columbia and the affection she inspired in her students and colleagues during her long career as a professor of French. Part two consists of scholarly contributions written in Gita s honor by Margaret Waller, Ronald Tobin, Mary McAlpin, Alexandra...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 103.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Nathaniel Wing Copyright © 2017 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2017 Nathaniel Wing BEING WITH ROSS These few remarks are from a long retired, occasional colleague of Ross Chambers. I first met Ross in 1973 when I gave a paper on Baudelaire at the Kentucky...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 171–181.
Published: 01 January 2004
... suggests that Cajou's acquaintances and colleagues label her discourse as neurotic not only because it is racist but more importantly because it exposes fundamental problems in their own discourse of social equality. Through this tragic heroine Lacrosil mounts a subtle and unexpected critique...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 246–247.
Published: 01 January 2010
... was an undergraduate in Paris in the late 1970s. I would never have imagined, even in my wildest The Romanic Review Volume 101 Numbers 1-2 © The Trustees of Columbia University REMARKS ON THE LIFE AND WORKS OF MICHAEL RIFFATERRE 247 dreams, that I would one day become his colleague. It has been an immense honor...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 3–5.
Published: 01 January 2014
... and Columbia's Maison Franc;aise on September 9, 2013, Phil's colleagues and friends wanted to pay tribute to him not only for his unparalleled human qualities, but also in recognition of his life as a scholar. We did not want his humility, generosity, tact, and sense of humor to eclipse his work as teacher...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 83–88.
Published: 01 January 2017
... with mates elsewhere. Few w­ ere ­those who ventured into the office at this hour (around 8:00 or 9:00 p.m and in the beginning I wondered what Ross s reasons for this nocturnal preference w­ ere. Was it that he simply wanted to avoid as many colleagues as pos­si­ble? I myself employed a similar strategy...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 17–18.
Published: 01 January 2017
... colleagues and former students in their reminiscences as a somewhat annoying, if also somewhat charming, idiosyncrasy, merits specific homage: what he himself termed his technophobia. His ­gently adamant, unbroken refusal ever to engage in e-­mail gave him godlike status in my eyes. What boundless reserves...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 215–216.
Published: 01 January 2016
.... Her visits to my Hunter office dazzled my colleagues, some of whom were familiar with her works, in particular Bettina Knapp, Hanna Charney, and the Argentinian novelist Juan Ventura Agudiez. She was very charismatic, and all of us in the romance languages departments, colleagues from French, Italian...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 19–20.
Published: 01 January 2016
... students and colleagues, both men and women. She encouraged all of us to discover our own career paths. The Romanic Review Volume 107 Numbers 1 4 © The Trustees of Columbia University 20 Barbara Abrams Professor May went out of her way to encourage me when I faced challenges as a young scholar. I became...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 123–127.
Published: 01 January 2014
... that value such service. Rather, I have in mind the kind of attentive reading and critical feedback that is informal, a response to a request from a close colleague or friend, and ends up in no ledger of faculty workload. It is editing as a metric-defying labor of love that defined my relationship...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 13–16.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., and a helpful and trusted colleague to me. I had heard that she was unwell, that she had become reclusive, unwilling to accept invitations or even to talk on the phone. In the last months of her life, her deteriorating health cut her off further from the big, loud, wonderful city around her and from her...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 191–221.
Published: 01 January 2010
... the University of Paris and Columbia University for an annual course of lectures at the latter institution." 18 More precisely, a French professor would come to New York each year for a semester, paid 50-50 by Columbia and the University of Paris, while an American colleague would give a series of lectures...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 37–39.
Published: 01 January 2017
...), but b­ ecause, like his onetime mentor, professor Jean Rousset of the University of Geneva, he was simply too self-e­ ffacing to accept such a testimonial to the influence he had had on other scholars, w­ hether they w­ ere students, colleagues, or friends. When, in 2014, two specialists of nineteenth...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (1-2): 163–175.
Published: 01 January 2001
... l'Anschluss. 168 DAVID A. GRIFFITHS / LOUIS ARAGON Proud of these great examples, being certain that we can do nothing if we are disunited, bearing the same love for a corner of Ile-de-France or a corner of Kentucky, let us try, my dear colleagues, to draw up a common program which we [sic] be valid beyond...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 97–100.
Published: 01 January 2017
... remember correctly, and a well-­known French colleague, a former normalienne, who spoke of l École as if ­there was only one in the world. Whoever asked quelle école? in simulated innocence certainly expressed what Ross had thought the w­ hole time. I could see it on his face. Ross was an intensely...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 271.
Published: 01 January 2010
... unwavering support of his junior colleague's intellectual and professional development. My research has moved away from a Riffaterrean approach, with the blessing of a teacher who encouraged independent and bold thought. Yet I cannot help but use some of the concepts he developed, such as descriptive systems...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 333–334.
Published: 01 December 2020
... University New York, Hunter College; Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur) as well as my colleagues, I conceived this colloquium as a Proust conference with a difference. Innumerable Proust events have been held, especially before, during, and since the centenary year of publication of Du côté de chez Swann...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 147–161.
Published: 01 January 2013
..., for the struggle against injustice. His MA thesis was titled "The Dreyfus Affair and Anatole France." He never again returned to the subject, at least not in print, but seemed to have taken, in the process, a fancy to research and publishing. Two years later, in 1930, Rice collaborated with his Syracuse colleague...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 453–472.
Published: 01 November 2009
...). LOUISE LABE IN THE POETRY OF OLIVIER DE MAGNY 455 her colleagues' decision to address her in erotic language. Nearly every aspiring poet of the age addressed verse to a female beloved; as Huchon herself remarks, "Le poete, en ces annees-Ia, est le poete d'une femme."6 Yet these poems in praise of women...