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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (1-2): 137–146.
Published: 01 January 2009
... for the posthumously published Lectures on Literature. Wilson responds to Nabokov's request by saying: "About the English novelists: in my opinion the two incomparably greatest (leaving Joyce out of account as an Irishman) are Dickens and Austen." He recommends in particular Bleak House and Little Dorrit for Dickens...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (1-2): 93–101.
Published: 01 January 2009
.... (This is hardly an outlandish claim given that Wood names Dickens as the "parent" of this genre and adds that "Dickens makes caricature respectable in an age in which, for various reasons, it has become hard to create character." In other words, Wood knows that in offering a caricature he himself is doing what he...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 408–416.
Published: 01 December 2020
... read some of it, from asserting that they liked it. My prudent mother, who divided all books into two vast categories—those that could be read by young people (Balzac, Hugo, Dickens) and those that could not (Flaubert)—decided that in any case Proust’s prose was not exactly right for someone my age...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 183–200.
Published: 01 January 2004
... the nineteenth century onward, the Three Fates are represented in literature with knitting needles.28 Dickens provides the best known example with Madame Defarge in A Tale of Two Cities. This character, with her fingers of fate, knits the names of those to be killed when the revolution comes. Gracq, too, shows...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (1-2): 77–88.
Published: 01 January 2000
... of sexual development. The arousal produced by enjoyment of Dickens' detumescing tales of wholesome couples brings des Esseintes a momentary cure for "l'anaphrodisie de sa cervelle" (208). But when he abandons intercourse with literature in favor of the onanism of remembering, he finds himself submerged...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (1-2): 3–8.
Published: 01 January 2008
... refractory to surrealism, while Mesures constitutes one of the privileged sites for post-surrealist experimentation. Where they concord, however, is in the prominent place they gave to Anglo-American poetry in their efforts to reflect developments in the Englishspeaking world. Whitman, Dickens, Cummings...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 305–319.
Published: 01 May 2007
...." Hispania 79:2 (May 1996): 201-207. Barnabe, Jean Philippe. "Borges as a Reader of Dickens." Dickens Studies Annual: Essays on Victorian Fiction 36 (2005): 285-97. Basterrechea, Mabel. "Pierre Menard y la acronia de la recepcion." Neophilologus 88:2 (Apr 2004): 219-26. Block de Behar, Lisa and Alfred, Mac...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 455–461.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., as were the various points of view of Russian formalists as well as the French debates concerning historical determinism and creativity in literary studies. Copyright © 2020 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2020 behaviorism historicism creativity In Dickens’s...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 227–234.
Published: 01 January 2010
... and Dickens. I trust I surprise no one in remarking that he was not an easy man to work for. He would doubtless have been happy with the most feudal of systems, assuming he occupied the role of overlord. Dazzled as I was by the chance to work closely with him, I recognized even at the time the extent to which...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 77–102.
Published: 01 January 2016
... K. Wettlaufer perhaps above all by his embrace of a dialectic narrative structure.11 But their individual interpretations of the Bildungsroman in La Petite Fadette and The Mill on the Floss represent less a response to the author of Wilhelm Meister than to his inheritors Balzac, Stendhal, Dickens...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (1-2): 21–28.
Published: 01 January 2001
...". On y a mentionne Chateaubriand, Vigny, Lamartine, qu'Aragon a places tous les trois en chair et en os dans Ie casting de son roman. Egalement Benjamin Constant, Dickens (pour Martin Chuzzlewit), Baudelaire, Thackeray, Tolstol (pour Guerre et Paix), Marceline Desbordes-Valmore (pour Le Roman d'un...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (1-2): 3–13.
Published: 01 January 2009
... plus imagees et avec un plaisir evident dans l'expression sacrilege-, mais si la « croisade sociale » constitue a ses yeux Ie « peche capital» en litterature et donc Ie critere essentiel de l'evaluation, comment peut-il a la fois rejeter Balzac et admettre Dickens dans son pantheon person- nel...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 181–193.
Published: 01 January 2017
... mensuelle des chapitres encourageait les auteurs à multiplier les sous-­intrigues et les aventures des personnages. Pour s en convaincre, il suffit de lire sans rien sauter certains romans de Dickens, La Maison d Âpre-­Vent (Bleak House), par exemple, où la ramification et les rebondissements des sous...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (1-2): 217–235.
Published: 01 January 2002
... Grande-Bretagne, c'est la prison pour dettes: dans des scenes ou I'humour Ie dispute au pathetique, Dickens a montre les femmes et les enfants de debiteurs insolvables rejoignant Ie pere en prison. C'est une geole pour lui; pour eux, c'est un toit sur leur tete. L'antithese ne porte pas sur des details...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 235–260.
Published: 01 September 2021
... qualité anglaise qu’on appelle humour” and pressed the point that Marni (who Lesueur says admired the work of another city walker, Charles Dickens) admirably transposed this English quality into French because “son esprit est bien nôtre, aussi bien que son style clair, primesautier, moderne, jusqu’à...