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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 138–157.
Published: 01 May 2021
... to overcome the rigidity of text-based queries (and in-line markup embedded in text). Such paramount evolution is now made possible by the Semantic Web, an extension of the current web by description standards that help machines to understand and connect the information already available on the web...
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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): 128–150.
Published: 01 May 2020
...: they foreground the mediated nature of the world, they ground their descriptions in textual traditions and religious doctrine rather than direct observation, and they represent nature as articulate rather than mute. Latour’s modes help us understand the multimodal nature of bestiaries in ways that refuse...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 167–187.
Published: 01 January 2015
... and poetry in an effort to legitimize their simple mimetic function as accurate description of the real. Rouaud's narrator makes this opposition explicit in passages such as the following: Mais ce choix en faveur de la science plutot que de la poesie - or ce sont les deux poles qui bornent Ie terrain du...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 237–238.
Published: 01 January 2004
... oublie de rester a la surface du texte" 238 BOOK REVIEWS (p. 9) et propose une analyse des paysages gracquiens qui associe etroitement Ie contenu de la description au deploiement de la phrase gracquienne, ce qu'il nomme la "mise en mots d'un paysage" (p. 11). Ses deux premiers exemples, empruntes au...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (2): 199–221.
Published: 01 September 2022
... letters, the Confessions , or the Rêveries , it is notable that this element of “realist” description is much increased by the greater level of detail in the Rêveries as opposed to the Confessions . 13. As argued by Joanna Stalnaker in The Unfinished Enlightenment . 14. In fact, some...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 49–63.
Published: 01 January 2011
... in Guillaume and the God of Love in Jean provide descriptions of the protagonist that obscure rather than clarify not only the relationship between the perspectives of Narrator, Dreamer, and Lover, but the source of the narration itself. The main difference between these two confusing descriptions is one...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (1): 115–117.
Published: 01 January 2005
... of key episodes (departure from the homeland, ocean crossing, arrival on an island, exploration-description, return trip and transmission of the story). Analysis of these recurring episodes allows Racault to make several significant observations: first, the overall structure of the classical utopia...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (3): 289–311.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Andrea Goulet Copyright © 2000 The Trustees of Columbia University 2000 Andrea Goulet BLIND SPOTS AND AFTERIMAGES: THE NARRATIVE OPTICS OF CLAUDE SIMON'S TRIPTYQUE Blind Orion Tu sembles privih~gier de plus en plus l'image, la description. [ ] II y aurait donc une sorte de cOIncidence entre...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 375–385.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Mihaela Marin Copyright © 2007 The Trustees of Columbia University 2007 Mihaela Marin UN CCEUR SIMPLE: VARIATIONS SUR UN PAYSAGE NORMAND Distances La description acquiert ses titres de noblesse des les premiers poemes homeriques et se constitue en mode d'expression privilegie pour tout...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (1-2): 173–183.
Published: 01 January 2002
... light and sun simply as natural phenomena: he does, and with a keen eye for fugitive detail-for ex- aample, sparks of light on the fins of fishes fleur d'eau voyageant.6 But these natural descriptions show no marked preference for the light and are just as likely to emphasize the heat of the sun: soleil...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 727–740.
Published: 01 November 2010
... quelle ressemblance qui se sent plutot qu'elle ne se decrit » (Gautier, 1978, p. 9). Peinture et litterature se fondent, incessamment dans une alchimie a la fois poetique et visuelle. En effet, il s'agit bien chez Gautier de cette variete, de cette richesse et de cette action - certes descriptive mais...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (3): 249–269.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Kendall Tarte Copyright © 2004 The Trustees of Columbia University 2004 Kendall Tarte SEDUCTIVE TOPOGRAPHIES: THE LANGUAGES OF LANDSCAPE IN LA PUCE DE MADAME DES-ROCHES T wo of the most interesting discourses to emerge in the sixteenth century were topographical description and the anatomical...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (1-2): 204–207.
Published: 01 January 2000
..., conventional. For on these grounds it then becomes possible to speak of what the reader "must" previously know and subsequently do to interpret, and how a reading is controlled by the text. Riffaterre's descriptions of linguistic competence and obligatory reading are crucial here. As Aurora puts...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (4): 505–522.
Published: 01 November 2000
... and quotations in La Vie mode d'emp[oi, which form part of the larger system of constraints used by Georges Perec to write the novel, has received a great deal of critical attention. Critics have also addressed the important role played by paintings and descriptions of paintings in Perec's work.2 I concentrate...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 401–421.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., or rather, alter and alternate with each other; such an interchange takes place between the texts of Calvino and Perec. Italo Calvino and Le citta invisibili: Interdisciplinary Geography among Dialogical and Descriptive Illuminations The theme of travel and that of the map are one of the foci of Calvino's...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (3): 307–321.
Published: 01 May 2002
... chambres?"5 The obvious question, thus, is what is at the origin of this fascination with the workplace of other artists and writers and in what way do these descriptions reflect Valery's own practices as a writer? Even though the answer lies primarily in the Cahiers, the published essays on other writers...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (1-2): 201–204.
Published: 01 January 2000
... in discovering the ways in which texts produce semiotic unity by transforming socially shared codes and descriptive systems. The transformation is tightly controlled however: significance is solely a product of the text's own idiolectal terms and conditions. The rationalizations and presuppositions that inform...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (1-2): 59–72.
Published: 01 January 2003
.... l'extrait cite supra. 13. Outre cette minutie descriptive, on notera par exemple que les descriptions de la messe de Noel et de la circoncision sont introduites de maniere similaire, a ceci pres que Ie secretaire de Montaigne ne semble pas avoir eu la curiosite d'assister au rite juif : "Le jour de Noel...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (2): 222–240.
Published: 01 September 2022
... nécessaire à la naissance de l’amour. Il faut que la laideur ne fasse pas obstacle” (27). Once in love, lovers demonstrate a greater tolerance for ugliness, but this is contingent upon their amorous passion and not descriptive of aesthetic judgment as such. 11 Stendhal analyzes an extreme version...