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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 275–283.
Published: 01 May 2012
... essay seemed to symbolize the difficulty of banishing all vestiges of the author from our understanding of literature. Language cannot quite seem to write itself, for it still needs a hand, however disconnected from any particular body that hand may be. For Diderot, too, writing Le Reve de d'Alembert...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 522–536.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Elena Russo D’Alembert did it in a short piece written in 1760, at a time rife with attacks against the philosophes, meant to be read at the French Academy. Three years after the slanderous Cacouacs had come the scandal of Charles Palissot de Montenoy’s satirical play Les Philosophes...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 317–329.
Published: 01 May 2012
... d'Alembert, too. In the first instance, this seems paradoxical. Like the Library of Alexandria, the aim of the Encyclopedie was "to collect all the knowledge that now lies scattered over the face of the earth." For the Ptolemies, who created the Alexandrian library, the acquisition of books was central...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 486–504.
Published: 01 December 2021
... Rond d’Alembert’s Encyclopédie article “Collège.” D’Alembert attacks the collèges , often run by religious orders. 4 He claims that a collégien spends years learning almost nothing but Latin, via pedantic exercises of translation and composition, and leaves school with “la connoissance très...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 331–345.
Published: 01 May 2012
... auparavant continu, ou encore Ie simple fait d'etre parti d'un passage de Chambers, pourraient etre autant de raisons aidant a expliquer que l'auteur peine a s'affirmer pleinement comme tel dans Ie cours de sa collaboration avec d'Alembert et Diderot. Mais ce serait aller ici un peu trop vite, car nous...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 439–464.
Published: 01 May 2012
... literary notoriety, his worthiness of journalistic publicity, which largely stemmed from his integration into a circle of advocates who, in contrast to Jean Ie Rond d'Alembert's infamous rebuff of the aspiring writer when he arrived in Paris, did take an interest in him.29 Gilbert's submissions 24...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 709–725.
Published: 01 November 2010
... on Art 221. 10. Diderot, Diderot on Art 224-25; trans. modified. 11. See Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers, trans. R.D. Hicks (Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1972). ELENA Russo doctor Bordeu repeat it verbatim to MIle de Lespinasse in the follow-up to Le Reve de d'Alembert. This time the context...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 605–609.
Published: 01 May 2012
... on the Politics and Poetics of Transcendence. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2012. Groult, Martine. D'Alembert et la mecanique de la verite dans I'Encyclopedie. Paris: Champion, 1999. BOOKS RECEIVED Gutierrez Pedreiro, Daniel. Antologia de la Poesia oral-traumdtica y cosmica de Daniel Gutierrez Pedreiro en "Silencio Temporal...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 553–577.
Published: 01 May 2012
... au public, et ses ennemis, de lui attribuer. (2:210) 1. Letter to Cramer, 3 Nov. 1768, D15289; and letter to D'Alembert, 28 Sept. 1763, D11433. The number refers to Voltaire, Correspondence and Related Documents. Spelling of quotations from this edition have been modernized. The Romanic Review Volume...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 409–426.
Published: 01 May 2012
... presence. M. Ie aComte de Tressan ecrivit par l'ordre de ce Prince d'Alembert et a moi, pour m'informer que l'intention de Sa Majeste etoit que Ie Sr. Palissot fut chasse de son Academie. Ma reponse fut une vive apriere M. de Tressan d'interceder au pres du Roi de Pologne pour obtenir la grace du Sieur...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 63–80.
Published: 01 January 2004
... festival as a form of theatre. Rousseau's conceptualisation of a dynamic the- aatrical space in the Lettre d'Alembert, which could ferment and foster so- cial change, adumbrates Leiris's portrayal of that space.41 Rousseau equally aims to dissolve the divisions of the theatre to avoid the reification...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (3): 271–291.
Published: 01 May 2004
... to chance. If we read Rousseau's description of the event literally, he was not enlightened by what he read or by the act of reading but by chance itself. That is, he ascribed agency to hasard. In his Letters to d'Alembert (1758), he uses the metaphor of gambling to evoke its power: [HJasard, a thousand...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 249–259.
Published: 01 September 2020
... Mary Louise . Toward a Speech Act Theory of Literary Discourse . Bloomington : Indiana University Press , 1977 . Rousseau Jean-Jacques . “ Lettre à d’Alembert sur les spectacles .” In Œuvres complètes , vol. 5 , edited by Gagnebin Bernard and Varloot Jean , 9 – 125...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (3): 293–313.
Published: 01 May 2004
... Linnee ou meme d'Alembert, dans son Discours preliminaire a l'Encyclopedie ont denonce de leur cote12. Toutefois, elle voit dans la dynamique serielle de l'echange epistolaire (au sens OU textes et egos sont produits et consommes en serie) une pratique dont la signification est plus ambigue qu'il n'y...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 357–369.
Published: 01 December 2020
... . Paris : Gallimard , 1998 . Rousseau Jean-Jacques . Lettre à d’Alembert sur les spectacles . 1758. In Du Contrat social, Discours . . . , 123 – 234 . Paris : Garnier , 1962 . Rousseau Jean-Jacques . “ Préface de Julie .” In Julie, ou La Nouvelle Héloise . 1762 ; repr...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 427–437.
Published: 01 May 2012
...). Cette revendication d'originalite pourrait s'appliquer a la plupart de ses ouvrages, aussi bien a la Lettre a d'Alembert, et a l'usage qu'elle fait des predications religieuses contre Ie theatre, qu'au Contrat Social, qui puise abondamment dans la tradition jusnaturaliste. 43° OURIDA MOSTEFAI De fait...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 285–301.
Published: 01 May 2012
... the past with the staging of the present self. The Montagnon community in the Jura mountains that Rousseau observed in 1730 and of which he provides a "slight aidea" more than a quarter century later in the Lettre d'Alembert offers a AUTHORS PRESENT AND THE EXPERIENCE OF THE PAST 297 rustic utopian version...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 689–708.
Published: 01 November 2010
... of knowledge that Diderot and d'Alembert, recognizing its practical and critical potential, would valorize in their Encyclopedie, ou Dictionnaire raisonne des sciences, des arts 22. Nell 69. 23. Vazquez 88-89. 24. On the consumer explosion in the eighteenth century, see Daniel Roche, A History of Everyday...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 493–512.
Published: 01 November 2009
... ("chevalerie") in Diderot and d'Alembert's Encyclapedie, surely in part because they reflected this new anthropological view of history, whereby culture and society were perceived to be inextricably linked. In accordance with the Enlightenment's new valorization of literature, in which men (and sometimes women...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 473–491.
Published: 01 November 2009
... an important role in domestic administration. This introduction of the full spectrum of familial relations in the Clarens model corresponds to a necessity inscribed within Rousseau's own domestic ideology as it is expressed in works such as the aLettre d'Alembert. But perhaps what Julie recognizes and what...