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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 120–137.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Isabella Magni Abstract The textual and cultural interpretations related to the material construction of the first manuscript copies of Dante’s Commedia play a crucial role in shaping its transmission and inevitably also the text that we read today. The processes of preparation and the material...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 397–400.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Holly Tucker Duggan , Anne. E. Salonnières, Furies, and Fairies: The Politics of Gender and Cultural Change in Absolutist France . Newark : University of Delaware Press , 2005 . Pp. 288 . Copyright © 2008 The Trustees of Columbia University 2008 Book Reviews Duggan, Anne. E...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 371–400.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Nicoletta Pireddu Copyright © 2006 The Trustees of Columbia University 2006 Nicoletta Pireddu PRIMITWE MARKS OF MODERNITY: CULTURAL RECONFIGURATIONS IN THE FRANCO-ITALIAN FIN DE SIECLE* "There is no document of civilization which is not at the same time a document of barbarism" (Benjamin...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 243–251.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Daho Djerbal Copyright © 2013 The Trustees of Columbia University 2013 Daho Djerbal HISTORY WRITING AS CULTURAL AND POLITICAL CRITIQUE, OR THE DIFFICULTY OF WRITING THE HISTORY OF A (DE)COLONIZED SOCIETY The Dividing Line of Historical Reason At the start of my career as a researcher, I had...
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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 (2015) 106 (1-4): 125–143.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Nathan D. Brown Copyright © 2015 The Trustees of Columbia University 2015 Nathan D. Brown CURIOUS SAVAGES: CULTURAL TRANSVESTISM, IDENTITY, AND NEW FRANCE IN ALAIN-RENE LESAGE'S LES AVANTURES DE MONSIEUR ROBERT CHEVALIER, DIT DE BEAUCHENE ~~Voici un sauvage curieux que je vous amene. Sans...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (3-4): 295–303.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Nicholas White Copyright © 2011 The Trustees of Columbia University 2011 Nicholas White INTRODUCTION: ZOLA, CULTURAL HISTORIAN AVANT LA LETTRE? Dans Ie texte de plaisir, les forces contraires ne sont plus en etat de refoulement, mais de devenir : rien n'est vraiment antagoniste, tout est...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 590–593.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Lauren Walsh Visible Writings: Cultures, Forms, Readings . Edited by Marija Dalbello and Mary Shaw . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers UP , 2011 . Pp. 356 . Copyright © 2012 The Trustees of Columbia University 2012 59° BOOK REVIEWS responded by asserting poetry's autonomy from...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 601–603.
Published: 01 May 2012
...James Petterson Carrie Noland . Agency and Embodiment: Performing Gestures/Producing Culture . Cambridge, MA : Harvard UP , 2009 . Pp. 264 . Copyright © 2012 The Trustees of Columbia University 2012 BOOK REVIEWS 601 Carrie Noland. Agency and Embodiment: Performing Gestures...
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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 (2006) 97 (1): 122–124.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Sergey Zenkin Alain Montandon , Ed, Le Livre de l’hospitalité. Accueil de l’étranger dans l’histoire et les cultures . Paris : Bayard , 2004 . Pp. 2036 . Copyright © 2006 The Trustees of Columbia University 2006 122 BOOK REVIEWS and in El arpa )' la sonzbra, where...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 158–180.
Published: 01 May 2021
...’ assignment of meaning and cultural “readings” to medieval illuminators. Yet numerous sources, especially the instructions to illuminators that remain still visible in unfinished manuscripts, confirm that methods of work in the illustrating of medieval texts were guided by very different criteria than...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 10–23.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of the manuscript. To interpret a text critically is to acknowledge and to examine also how a manuscript or print edition orients textual interpretation. The editorial history of the Vita nova teaches us about the cultural processes and discourses of literary culture and about Italian literary history. Copyright...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 336–358.
Published: 01 September 2021
... culture in the Recherche to the project of national identity creation in the Third Republic’s best-selling textbook, Le Tour de la France par deux enfants , this essay argues that the culinary model Ferguson describes was in fact widely disseminated through mass primary education under the Third Republic...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 261–279.
Published: 01 September 2021
... and L’Insurgé . I examine the ways in which Vallès’s reading of the Paris of the early 1880s and excavation of the multilayered city’s past and cultural representations help foster the return of repressed voices and collective memories. Using the trope of the city as palimpsest, I argue that the critical power...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 389–408.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Emma Herdman Abstract A Renaissance querelle was primarily litigious. As such, it was heavily gendered: women, who were culturally expected to be conciliatory, not argumentative, were excluded from the law courts. This article uses the example of Madeleine des Roches—a widow, and so legally...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 87–111.
Published: 01 May 2022
... into vernacular languages. The precepts of this genre entered into the literary culture of early modern France primarily through the avenue of satire, in which characters were defined by the food they ate and by other aspects of the Galenic regimen. Because of its association with treatises on the education...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (2): 233–252.
Published: 01 March 2005
... toward the medieval. The emergence of the modern nation-state required Europeans to define their cultural identity, and to catalogue the cultural heritage of their nation. Medieval literary and intellectual history provided a wellspring of material to serve this process.1 This turn to the medieval past...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 181–187.
Published: 01 September 2021
... possible, and continues to make possible, through her own. From the idea of the bourgeois, to the French literary field, to the meanings of Paris in the nineteenth century, the sociology of French cuisine, and finally to the cultural history of roses—Priscilla’s reach was vast. The diversity...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 359–361.
Published: 01 September 2021
... to generate the ideas that would animate her inquiry into the cultural valence of roses in nineteenth-century France and their relation to modernity. In the excerpts below we were struck by passages in which she articulates the kinds of questions that typify her intellectual trajectory and that, we hope...