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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 361–376.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Pascale De Souza Copyright © 2003 The Trustees of Columbia University 2003 Pascale De Souza CROSSING THE MANGROVE OF ORDER AND PREJUDICE T raversee de fa mangrove, Maryse Conde's fifth novel and her first set solely in Guadeloupe, is structured around intertwined quests that reflect...
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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 (2007) 98 (4): 541–544.
Published: 01 November 2007
... with a plea for the kind of cross-linguistic and transnational comparative work Creole Crossings undertakes in reading Bronte's novel with those of Jacobs, Stowe, Bernardin de St Pierre and Sand. I will conclude with a plea for a more risky kind of comparative work: that of pursuing the path inaugurated...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 311–319.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Thomas Pavel Copyright © 2017 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2017 Thomas Pavel CROSS-B­ ORDER AUTHORITY AND LOCAL POWER: THE CASE OF THE NINETEENTH-­ CENTURY ROMAN CATHOLIC INDEX One of the most thought-p­ rovoking aspects of the rise of democ­ ratic ideals...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 200–204.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Shirin A. Khanmohamadi Karina F. Attar and Lynn Shutters (eds). Teaching Medieval and Early Modern Cross-Cultural Encounters . New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2014 . Pp. 253 . Copyright © 2015 The Trustees of Columbia University 2015 200 BOOK REVIEWS Karina F. Attar...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 859–861.
Published: 01 November 2010
... and homosociality at court and in salons (chapters 1-4); the second half zooms in on sexuality (chapter 5, on sodomy and same-sex relations between men in general) and the gendered body (chapter 6, on cross-dressing). No study on masculinity in the seventeenth century would be complete without a chapter...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 128–150.
Published: 01 May 2020
... the Modern preconceptions that often determine the reception of these texts today. Bestiaries in turn expose certain Modern biases that persist in Latour’s modes of existence, most notably in the crossing of the referential and religious modes [REF•REL]. This essay explores the larger implications...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 27–47.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., though he goes further in trusting [FIC] than AIME is always willing to do. An instance of medieval historiography thus leads the way in overcoming a residual Modern suspicion of a nonreferential mode of existence and of knowledge. Additionally, although AIME’s restriction of crossings to two modes...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 8–26.
Published: 01 May 2020
... that inhabit it, as well as to the ways in which myths solicit representation in material form. In this instance, material form is a medieval manuscript, one that can be read, through a Latourian lens, as a set of category crossings that bring together points in space and time. Those points are not organized...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 85–105.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... This essay offers a survey of the pan-European textual traditions on the matter of Troy as a case study in the history of the book, with the manuscript codex conceived as a crossing between [TEC] and [FIC]. I show that the affordances and ecologies of the codex as a “being of technology” lent it a vitality...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 May 2020
... that the modes of existence are inherently multiple but also that they collectively give rise to “paired intersections, or crossings , [that] can be defined empirically and can thus be shared ” ( Inquiry xx). We must also strive to suspend the dualisms that, for Latour, have structured—and weakened—Modern...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (1): 3–14.
Published: 01 January 2006
...-tofelnale cross-dressing in two of her other works. In Zayde (1670-71), Alanlir briefly dresses as a WOlnan in order to enter the all-felnalc part of the 11lOSliliC for purposes of scduction, while the Histoire de A'fadallle Henriette d'Angleterre (published 'J 720) tells of secret assignations between...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 192–203.
Published: 01 May 2020
... by Skafish Peter . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2017 . It is time for some closing remarks. As mentioned above in connection with Griffin, the articles seem mostly enthusiastic about the possible crossings of previously separate modes. There is certainly room for excitement...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 253–274.
Published: 01 May 2013
... have made Christine like a cross-dresser: "Tu ressembles Ie fol, dont la truffe parle, qui en dormant au molin fu revestu de la robe d'une femme" (1.2; "You resemble the fool in the prank who was dressed in women's clothes while he slept2 With this analogy, Reason compares Christine, who holds...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 457–464.
Published: 01 May 2003
... round, fur-trimmed hats; woven hairpieces are replaced by sheitls, the wigs of the Ultra Orthodox Jewish women, as we slowly cross one of those invisible frontiers delineating neighborhoods found in New York City. Roland Barthes might have spun one of his "mythologies" in Crown Heights, reading racial...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 204–206.
Published: 01 January 2015
... in its focus on pre-modern and early modern cross-cultural encounters, it is savvy and relevant in its linking of its theme to the pedagogical endeavors in contemporary American classrooms that, it turns out, enjoy a number of features that invite and reward the study of pre-modern and early modern cross...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 125–143.
Published: 01 January 2015
..." for the French eighteenth-century metropolitan reader. As an "Iroquois," he is doubly so. But Chevalier is only one of several "curious" characters who dresses against his prescribed social and ethnic station in Lesage's work. By analyzing these instances of cultural cross-dressing in Beauchene, I argue...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 173–191.
Published: 01 May 2020
... is thus far more attuned to the agency of the nonhuman than its incarnational aesthetic would suggest. It exploits both category crossings and category mistakes in order to reveal that Christianity is in danger of dissolution by the very modes of existence through which it is translated...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (1): 103–105.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Máire Cross Flora Tristan . Pérégrinations d’une paria . Préface, notes et dossier par Stephane Michaud . Arles : BABEL/Actes Sud , 2004 . Pp. 671 . Copyright © 2007 The Trustees of Columbia University 2007 Book Reviews Flora Tristan. Peregrinations d'une paria. Preface...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 553–555.
Published: 01 November 2007
... of the Interstice: the Mundane and the Meta- physical in Fervor de Buenos Aires," 153-168 Cross, Maire, Peregrinations d'une paria, (Flora Tristan, Ed. by Stephane Michaud), 103-105 Dove, Patrick, "Metaphor and Image In Borges' 'El Zahir 169-187 Invisible Work: Borges and Translation (Efrain Kristal) and Borges...