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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 155–173.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Alfonso Mendiola; Monique Dascha Inciarte Copyright © 2012 The Trustees of Columbia University 2012 Alfonso Mendiola CONFLICT OR UNION IN DIFFERENCE: INSTITUTION, BELIEF, AND HERESY TRANSLATED BY MONIQUE DASCHA INCIARTE T his essay presents the following thesis: Michel de Certeau's entire...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 189–212.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... Reflecting on the dialogical generation of meaning, I trace the ways in which reading Balzac and Sand together reveals a complex and continuing conversation between the two authors about similarity, difference, and the dialectical nature of identity. This ongoing intertextual exchange, I argue, helps us see...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 77–102.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Alexandra K. Wettlaufer Copyright © 2016 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2016 The Politics of Difference Alexandra K. Wettlaufer George Sand, George Eliot, and the Politics of Difference For Gita May, with admiration, gratitude, and affection. I n 1876, the year...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 491–499.
Published: 01 December 2023
... ce volume « French and Francophone Studies: What Should We Be Doing? » s’articule de toute évidence autour de la langue, le français, dans son épaisseur polycentrique et autour du nœud colonial-postcolonial-postcontact-décolonial-global que cette langue génère par différents détours. À ces éléments...
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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 (3): 437–451.
Published: 01 December 2021
... agency and interpersonal harmony. Throughout her maxims, she lays out explicit strategies for managing conflicts but is caught between an emphasis on gaining an advantage over one’s adversaries and, at the other extreme, finding a middle ground with them. But conflicts from her life suggest a different...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 112–130.
Published: 01 May 2022
... disrupt perceptions of the linearity of time, yielding alternate temporalities grounded in bodily experience. In contemporary self-fiction, to chronicle a chronic condition is to juggle different kinds of time. But what about genres, like premodern historiography, that impose a linear, chronological...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 316–332.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Hanan Elsayed Abstract This essay focuses on Kamel Daoud’s “response” to Albert Camus’s L’Étranger by highlighting the differences in and implications of their writing styles and narrative voices. Daoud’s narrative refigures the concept of the absurd and his linkage of Camus’s silences...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 288–315.
Published: 01 September 2020
... literary and pictorial practices. The aura of Bruges is used to explore the nature and limits of analogy—a term shared by symbolism and photography—leading to a critique of forms of identification that conflate difference with similitude. Copyright © 2020 by the Trustees of Columbia University...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 24–38.
Published: 01 May 2021
...-long tradition that did not consider them “text” but rather “gloss”—to engage in efforts to differentiate them from the rest of the text in order to point out their different textual nature. Copyright © 2021 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2021 Vita Nova Vita...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (2): 241–259.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Timothy Raser Abstract The differences existing between the first three editions of Le Dernier Jour d’un condamné make it impossible to speak of single work with a single message, and close examination of the text shows that it is following a repetitive, mechanical compulsion that has come...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (3): 448–472.
Published: 01 December 2022
... s’en défende et cherche à démontrer à Saint-Preux en quoi son cheminement est différent, de bien des manières, la dévotion de Julie fait écho à celle de Guyon. Cet essai cherche à répondre à cette ambivalence. Si Julie n’embrasse pas le quiétisme comme il a été reproché à Guyon, elle depend d’une forme...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (1): 96–102.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Cary Howie Abstract These four lyrics give voice to different intersections of solitude and community, this world and whatever lies beyond or within it. They are propelled and animated, they are done and undone, by desire. Solitude, here, is above all an erotic question. * There are so...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (1): 31–56.
Published: 01 May 2023
.... In the poetic dynamics of the muwashshah , discourses of dispossession compete through the interaction of different languages and social registers. The muwashshah poetics illuminates how the female-voiced solitary presence is maintained not only in the cantiga d’amigo but also in other genres such as trobairitz...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 37–64.
Published: 01 May 2022
... narratives, this article argues that such texts draw their readers into the logic of the “animal clinic”: a conceptual space in which stakes of species difference and predation circulate alongside genuine medical knowledge, with the resulting instability calling into question everything from the nature...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 301–316.
Published: 01 September 2023
... and thereby addressed foreign objectification of their nation as exotic or different. Through an analysis of several actualities, point-of-view rail films, and factory films produced in Barcelona between 1900 and 1930, as well some key Segundo de Chomón trick films shot in the city, this article shows how...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 317–340.
Published: 01 September 2023
... of the idle rich. Both the novel, with its Marxist critique, and the film, with its bourgeois message, mobilize affects by deploying the material metaphors of foodstuffs—sweets, in this case—that provide not so much sustenance as pleasure. These two works thus foreground in quite different ways the notion...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 106–127.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., substance, and matter. This essay argues that the Livre deploys precisely such an ontology in dynamic and flexible ways. The varying visual programs in Livre manuscripts each configure the encyclopedia’s ontology differently, either making humans privileged observers of nature or positioning them as subject...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 193–198.
Published: 01 January 2016
... authors, or, in a more general way, were always different and always more free than their peers.1 They had always been more free than the others, and the story of the first part of their life always looked like a struggle against their circumstances, a struggle against the milieu into which they had...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (1-2): 129–135.
Published: 01 January 2009
... one great goal, and that goal has now been accomplished, triumphantly and conclusively, in the work of the poet whom you happen to be reading. This of course means that the poet's version of literary history is likely to be somewhat different from others that you may be familiar with. William Butler...