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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 65–80.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Irene Silverblatt Copyright © 2012 The Trustees of Columbia University 2012 Irene Silverblatt HERESIES AND COLONIAL GEOPOLITICS "The heretical" was much more than a dimension of religious doctrine: it played a critical role in the making of the modern world. In the seventeenth century...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 367–380.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Jeremy D. Popkin Copyright © 2012 The Trustees of Columbia University 2012 Jeremy D. Popkin THE AUTHOR AS COLONIAL EXILE: "MON ODYSSEE" T he revolution in France's colony of Saint-Domingue that began in 1791 led to the first complete abolition of slavery in 1793-1794 and to the creation...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 347–365.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Jenny Mander Copyright © 2012 The Trustees of Columbia University 2012 Jenny Mander COLONIAL CONNECTIONS: AUTHORSHIP, PATERNITY, AND POSTERITY IN A GLOBAL MARKET D ebating with the sculptor Etienne-Maurice Falconet the role played by posterity in artistic creation, Denis Diderot compares...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 377–390.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Ama Mazama Copyright © 2003 The Trustees of Columbia University 2003 AmaMazama CREOLE IN MARYSE CONDE'S WORK: THE DISORDERING OF THE NEO-COLONIAL ORDER? I n this essay I will address Maryse Conde's perception and definition of Guadeloupean identity through an analysis of her linguistic...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (1): 23–50.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Alexandra K. Wettlaufer Copyright © 2007 The Trustees of Columbia University 2007 Alexandra K. Wettlaufer SHE IS ME: TRISTAN, GAUGUIN AND THE DIALECTICS OF COLONIAL IDENTITY I t is frequently noted by dix-neuviemistes and historians that Flora Tristan's grandson was the painter, Paul Gauguin...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 539–541.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., the CRLMC programme of activities which spawned this and its companion volumes is well-timed. (JEAN H. DUFFY, University of Edinburgh) Carolyn Vellenga Berman. Creole Crossings: Domestic Fiction and the Reform of Colonial Slavery. (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2006), Pp. 252. Creole Crossings traces...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (1-2): 87–102.
Published: 01 January 2008
... Cario and Charles Regismanset, L'Exotisme : la litterature coloniale (Paris: Mercure de France, 1911),279-80. NIELS BUCH LEANDER to Cario and Regismanset so-called colonial literature was therefore nothing abut a "litterature propos des colonies."22 The English adventure story more easily evaded...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (4): 477–480.
Published: 01 November 2004
...Madeleine Dobie French Civilization and its Discontents: Nationalism, Colonialism, Race . Edited by Tyler Stovall and Georges Van Den Abbeele . Lexington Books , 2003 . Pp. 383 . Copyright © 2004 The Trustees of Columbia University 2004 BOOK REVIEWS 477 French...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 316–332.
Published: 01 September 2020
... to the colonial condition. However, the colonial legacy continues to pervade Daoud’s own narrative particularly in his portrayal of contemporary Algeria and Islam. There are unresolved contradictions in the fabric of Daoud’s text as well as a silence that emerges from a hyperbolic bavardage . 19. “Wine...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 223–242.
Published: 01 May 2013
... is diversified. There is a degree of turf competition, first between different histories of colonialism, Latin America, and now France, the former more competitive with what is perceived as a South Asian hold on postcolonial theory, and the latter more desirous to theorize the predicament of the metropolitan...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 183–187.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of race in the national narrative, the writing of French history, and the critique of the concept and practices of francophonie being among the most notable. To many, it seemed that France, in the space of a few years, had gone from amnesia to obsession with the colonial legacy, from colonial aphasia...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 161–165.
Published: 01 January 2010
... studies-originally a product of English departments-entered French departments primarily via a critique of francophonie as a descriptive concept and political program closely associated with French colonial and neo-colonial projects.1 In any case, the recent decrease in academic positions in this subfield...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 243–251.
Published: 01 May 2013
... the idea that contemporary French history was also, in a certain way, the history of colonial Algeria.1 With time, I realized that while there is, in France, a historiography of colonial France, there is no history of colonized Algeria. It cannot be said that the history of colonial conquest has created...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 81–110.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., that is, renegades who rejected Christianity and Spanish rule, "standing away" from the imposition of colonial power.2 As Jose Rabasa convincingly argues, apostasy is a unique category of being "without history," for apostates reject their forced incorporation into universal history that Christian baptism...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 155–159.
Published: 01 January 2010
... and Algeria played a central role in precipitating the events of 1968, and many prominent actors in the cultural politics of the period spent the formative stages of their lives in colonial environments. Pierre Bourdieu, Helene Cixous, Jacques Derrida, and Jean-Fran~oisLyotard among other thinkers come...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 71–92.
Published: 01 January 2015
... childhood and adolescence in colonial Algeria. In asking the titular question, Djebar addresses herself in the second person as a "stranger" or "foreigner" (etrangere), emphasizing the cultural estrangement caused by her personal and professional trajectory. This estrangement is directly linked...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 125–143.
Published: 01 January 2015
... that this understudied work sheds new light on the intersection of dress, colonial imaginaires, and identity in New France. My analysis of Beauchene builds on scholarship that links sartorial choices and identity, seeing in dress an expression of agency, or "self-fashioning" (Greenblatt 2). Cultural cross-dressing...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 353–374.
Published: 01 May 2013
... « coloniale » et d'une meme logique de reification de 1'« autre ». II est tacitement entendu que les premiers auteurs francophones issus des colonies n'ont pu que se revolter contre une telle entreprise et que leurs reuvres constituent une reponse et un contre-discours. They wrote back. Pourtant la precision...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 189–197.
Published: 01 May 2013
... pleurez pas encore sur Ie tableau, sur les faibles esquisses des horreurs de la traite! N'epuisez pas votre sensibilite, retenez vos soupirs et vos larmes; vous n'avez encore rien vu, ni entendu! Ecoutez Ie recit du regime colonia1. 1 -Pompee-Valentin Vastey, Le Systeme colonial devoile (1814) The author...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 111–132.
Published: 01 January 2012
... interprets the relationship between colonial erudite and popular culture as an antagonistic competition between two linguistic registers. One of these registers "was that of public pomp and ostentation and was strongly impregnated by peninsular courtly norms" [fue la publica y de aparato, que resulto...