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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 69–70.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Sylvaine Dauthuille Copyright © 2017 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2017 Sylvaine Dauthuille ROSS CHAMBERS ET LE CONCEPT DE « LOITERATURE » : UNE POÉTIQUE DE L ABANDON ? Àlire Loiterature, on ne peut qu être frappé par l originalité du propos et de la conduite...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 227–248.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Amanda Vredenburgh; Hall Bjørnstad Abstract Dans cet article, nous proposons le concept du « sublime royal » pour repenser le sublime au dix-septième siècle, avant, avec et autour de Boileau, en nous penchant moins sur l’intervention de Boileau elle-même que sur le contexte qui a rendu sa réussite...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 336–356.
Published: 01 December 2020
... in Love? Using the psychoanalytic concept of the partial object, she shows how limited Proust’s notion of love really is. We end on a note of wild admiration for Proust’s description of what it feels like to be in what he calls “love” but with a dose of skepticism with regard to his framing of the project...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 151–172.
Published: 01 May 2020
... the practice of biblical exegesis, reprise refers to an open-ended process of meaning making opposed to the rigid certainties of fundamentalism. [REL] also contributes a concept of radical transformation through love (“conversion”). For Latour, two events from the Virgin Mary’s life—the Annunciation...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 316–332.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Hanan Elsayed Abstract This essay focuses on Kamel Daoud’s “response” to Albert Camus’s L’Étranger by highlighting the differences in and implications of their writing styles and narrative voices. Daoud’s narrative refigures the concept of the absurd and his linkage of Camus’s silences...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 281–304.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Janet Beizer Abstract This article explores the concept of the arlequin , the plate of used food collected piecemeal from the tables of the rich to sell to the poor, as it was popularized by Eugène Sue in 1842 in his blockbuster novel Les Mystères de Paris . I show how this alimentary genre...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 189–212.
Published: 01 September 2021
... that their contemporary readers would doubtless have recognized. In considering some of these various invocations in terms of a larger dialogue between this pair of influential authors, surprising intersections emerge that complicate our current conceptions of the relationship between Balzac’s and Sand’s works...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (1-2): 7–13.
Published: 01 January 2002
... as my creation and thus a term brevetted mostly by French literary theory. But at the same time I cannot but recognize how much this concept, especially when thinking of the works of Michael Riffaterre, is attuned to the American way of understanding literature by having a direct impact on the everyday...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (1-2): 153–161.
Published: 01 January 2000
..., and it continues to inspire modern critics who find in that concept the essence of baroque art. In his highly influential book on the German Trauerspiel, Walter Benjamin cites Karl Borinski's study on classical antiquity in poetics and art theory in order to underscore the concept of thaumaston as a key...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 3–10.
Published: 01 January 2012
...José Rabasa; Jesús Rodríguez-Velasco Copyright © 2012 The Trustees of Columbia University 2012 Jose Rabasa and Jesus Rodriguez-Velasco INTRODUCTION: EXAMINING HERETICAL THOUGHT W hy return to the question of heresy? Is there something new to be said on the concept of heresy? Is it possible...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 265–273.
Published: 01 May 2007
... be read as an artistic illustration of Jacques Derrida's concept of archive and his notion of repression as archivization. The contradictory views of history shared by the Argentine author and the French philosopher, in the case of Borges, are probably inspired by Franz Kafka's "The Great Wall of China...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 135–151.
Published: 01 May 2007
... ofJames's texts. To give but one example, let us consider how Borges in "Examen de metaforas" from Inquisiciones-in other words long before he would come to embrace his much better-known nominalist critique of language-describes the purpose of words and concepts. We start out from the appearance...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 575–579.
Published: 01 November 2009
... the historical mutations of this double concept of accident, Hamilton develops three main lines of argument: first, he insists on the "symbiotic relationship" that exists between accidental qualities and accidental events; second, he relates both categories to the notion of identity (8); third, he makes the case...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 473–491.
Published: 01 November 2009
... the Discours sur l'economie politique, the familial character of his conception of political society comes into focus. This invocation of a familial scheme aligns Rousseau with an ancient but dominant tradition within political philosophy in which the "natural" family serves as the paradigm both for vertical...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 May 2022
... scholarship on medicine and literature has yielded new understandings of the intermingling of medical and literary discourses, and particularly of the ways that medical concepts, metaphors, and thematics can function within literary texts. However, despite the considerable body of work that has built up since...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (1-2): 81–90.
Published: 01 January 2002
... early in his career. Although his name continues to be associated with the concept of the archilecteur (supperreader or hyperreader) in manuals and dictionaries of literary theory, by the time such popularizing accounts had begun to appear (c. late 70s), the archilecteur no longer had a place...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (4): 474–478.
Published: 01 November 2002
... reflections on memory and poetics, citing such works as "Quelques theses sur la poetique" (1970), La Vieillesse d'Alexandre (1978), L'!nvention du fils de Leoprepes (1993) and Poesie, etcetera: menage (1995). In defining his own concepts and methods, Consenstein espouses many of Roubaud's pronouncements...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 105–126.
Published: 01 January 2013
... the problem of incurability in terms of semantic instability by relating it to the concept of the exceptional being: Artaud's exceptionality is that which blurs the semantic boundaries between mental health and illness. The treatment designed to counter the silence of solipsism thus occurs in the space opened...
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Romanic Review (2018) 109 (1-4): 127–147.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Laurence Macé Copyright © 2018 The Trustees of Columbia University 2018 Laurence Macé Y A-T­ -IL UNE PENSÉE DU STYLE DANS LES CENSURES DES LUMIÈRES ? On admet communément que le dix-­huitième siècle constitue, pour la notion de style, un moment de bascule. Entre l évidence du concept dans l...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 411–413.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., but also from our implicit understanding of the word's extreme lability, something Ann Jefferson's illuminating study of the concept over the past three centuries makes abundantly clear. As Jefferson sketches it in the book's opening pages, genius can refer to either an extreme observational acuity...