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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (3): 370–373.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Vincent Aurora Forged Genealogies: Saint-John Perse’s Conversations with Culture , Carol Rigolot ; North Carolina Studies in the Romance Languages and Literatures, Number 271; University of North Carolina Press : Chapel Hill , 2001 . Pp. 264 . Copyright © 2004 The Trustees...
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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 (2021) 112 (2): 189–212.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... Reflecting on the dialogical generation of meaning, I trace the ways in which reading Balzac and Sand together reveals a complex and continuing conversation between the two authors about similarity, difference, and the dialectical nature of identity. This ongoing intertextual exchange, I argue, helps us see...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 235–260.
Published: 01 September 2021
... drawn carriages for hire, the fiacres , the fin de siècle taxi cabs. Training her eye on and lending her ear to Belle Époque Paris, Marni registers the conversations of Parisians as they move about the city. In these feminocentric, and by turns humorous or ironic texts, Marni hones an “urban comic...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 173–191.
Published: 01 May 2020
... asked spectators to suspend disbelief in the name of conversion even as they maintained skepticism about sacred simulacra. Latour’s metaphysics allows us to see how mystery plays deployed multiple modes of existence, each of which mediated the others but could not reduce or explain them. States’s...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 249–259.
Published: 01 September 2020
..., jealous lover vs. the philosophe misanthrope , the world champion of sincerity), permanently at war with himself, in a war he is bound to lose. The article concludes that Molière constructs much of the famously conversational dramatic texture and indeterminate conclusion not through “successful” speech...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 319–340.
Published: 01 May 2014
... to writing in Plato's Phaedrus. There, Socrates observes that, instead of an interactive exchange, writing results only in the reader's passive reception of a fixed message (Plato 275b). Writing also fails to provide the privacy of a spoken conversation, according to this famous argument, because it cannot...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 151–169.
Published: 01 January 2004
... strike me only through my resistance. Only if I don't follow the letter of the Scriptures, when I refuse to follow, when I do not entirely believe, when I postpone the conversion, does the letter become fully effective. One more hour of sleep, one more day of women and earthly nourishment, one more...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 273–291.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Sellier puts it a few years later in 1658 or 1659 (Pascal et la liturgie 78). Here, it suffices to say that Pascal wrote it after his night of conversion in 1654 that produced the "Memorial" and during a time of particular religious devotion for him. 3. See especially the first chapter of Pascal et la...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 145–168.
Published: 01 January 2011
... to Fontenelle). It also became imbued with the conventions of literary practices, in such forms as conversation (Harth, esp. 34-63), dialogue (Shank 99-106), "honnete style" (Hamerton 215), or more generally, stylized narrative. In this way, the history of science has, at least tacitly, borrowed from...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 83–88.
Published: 01 January 2017
..., and in its application, Michigan s is somewhat generous: although bars must sell patrons their last drink by 2:00 a.m., the patrons themselves have u­ ntil 2:30 to finish that last drink. Conversely, some Michigan bars give themselves a bit of an edge by setting their clocks to bar time, that is, ten...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 41–43.
Published: 01 January 2017
... think he ever owned or used a computer. But he was happy to talk on the phone ­except that in the conversation the talk was not happy, not for me. He said that he was not long for this world: his body was betraying him; he had no friends around and l­ittle contact with the outside world. Hard to believe...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (4): 445–457.
Published: 01 November 2002
...-or conversation. For Pascal, it is the infinite diversity of our passions (resulting from the Fall) that blocks our ability to determine the laws of rhetoric and to correlate them with those of science proper, modeled on the rigourous proofs of "la geometrie." As Pascal bemoans in various contexts...
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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 203–221.
Published: 01 January 2019
... in an instance of what might be termed heterotextuality, she simply writes ­under the title l auteur d Amitié amoureuse. It is love and friendship and the ambiguous zone in between that we ­shall now track in the rest of this piece through attention to Maupassant s use of the language of conversation...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 31–33.
Published: 01 January 2017
... to the level of an idea, as in his use of the word unassimilable. Is t­here such a word? Have I ever used it? What does it mean? If the word expresses something one ­hasn t yet been able to articulate, then that is not beside the point, but the point itself. E­ very conversation with Ross was an education...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 75–77.
Published: 01 January 2017
... very other professor at Michigan. When I explained that I was from Mauritius, he did not look vacant, as ­others mostly did ( Mauritius? Huh . . . He simply said that we w­ ere both from down u­ nder. A bond was created that inspired a lifelong but sporadic conversation. Sporadic ­because he did...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 483–503.
Published: 01 May 2012
... took solace in this salonlike social gathering: Si-tot que vous futes parti, j'allai, pour me consoler, diner chez Madame votre amie & la mienne. Sa cour fut tres-nombreuse ce jour-la, il s'y trouva beaucoup de gens d'esprit; la conversation fut tres-spirituelle, & roula sur les Auteurs. (v) Mme Galien...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 67–68.
Published: 01 January 2017
..., even beyond Ross s retirement, and then mine. In ­later years I would call him at his home number, with conversation on intellectual issues but also more personal concerns. As Michigan winter approached, for example, he anticipated his appreciation of the climate in Australia as well as time spent...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 115–134.
Published: 01 January 2017
... streets near or even connected to churches? Perhaps Jews passing by, if not actually part of the crowd of spectators? Jennifer Goodman has provocatively suggested that the play addresses not only a Christian but also a Jewish public like quidam de sinagoga, targeted for conversion. The invocation...
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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 91–109.
Published: 01 January 2019
... conversions a year between 1815 and 1848, at a time when the Jewish population of the capital grew to more than 10,000 (Endelman 73). However, Deutz s conversion made headlines ­because his ­father, Emmanuel Deutz, served as the ­Grand Rabbi of France, the spiritual and administrative head of the French...