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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 (2021) 112 (3): 452–469.
Published: 01 December 2021
... as a gendered strategy of modesty, this article shows instead that her equivocal and even parodic, burlesque way of intervening in the two quarrels is consistent with her skepticism and presents readers with a hermeneutical challenge that disrupts the rhetorical logic of a quarrel. Deshoulières’s interventions...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 49–52.
Published: 01 January 2017
..., made an impression with a lasting effect. I d­ idn t ­really know what to make of it all or of him. I still ­don t to this day. The scene was profoundly unruly and disruptive, transgressive yet somehow making total sense, an ironic antidote to the widespread docility of the time that facilitated...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 May 2022
... the author’s larger project and its revindication of the spirit of free inquiry: even a closed medical debate remains open to literary investigation. The second part attempts to elucidate the unexpected or even disruptive presence of medical discourse in literary texts and the purpose behind its...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (2): 313–314.
Published: 01 September 2022
... of examining how narrative portrayals of seemingly impregnable hierarchies may disrupt those divisions. For example, Hughes offers a nimble analysis of leveling in Proust’s Recherche , where both linguistic ability and addiction to cliché are traits that reoccur across all social classes. Looming over...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 173–191.
Published: 01 May 2020
... for collective devotion in, an “upsurge of the real” that collapsed the one into the other. As with the Berruyer production of Actes , we see once again the disruptive and even terrifying power of a misfired feinte . For the actor playing Satan, the burns on his buttocks must have stood as a painful...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 107–109.
Published: 01 January 2014
..., "a writer of displacements"-a writer concerned with disrupting the economy of recognized places. Instead of balance and the bringing to trial of what Barthes called "analogues who have gone astray," montage and displacement and the disruption of political subjectivization. New York University 4. Louis...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 105–126.
Published: 01 January 2013
... of Carroll's sober "However, the egg only got larger and larger, and more and more human" (181), we find a neologism inserted into a syntactically disrupted sentence with a rhythmical alliterative string of words that escape aprecise grammatical definition: "Cependant, l'oeuf narmissait vue d'oeil, s'en...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 63–80.
Published: 01 January 2004
... and find imaginative and inventive modes of representing the unconditioned. The miraculous, as an affective disruption of normality, can therefore never enter cognition in an unadulterated way, being always entwined with the work of fiction. In this sense, the miraculous could even emerge out of its own...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (2): 293–299.
Published: 01 September 2022
... as a whole to imagine “the possibility of a more ethical and just future precisely by disrupting a conventional language of virtue and vice and by demonstrating the scandalous lack of justice in the present moment” (71). His argument, which moves “from the openendedness of farce (its lack of aesthetic...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 77–102.
Published: 01 January 2016
... une terminologie qui renvoie par ailleurs à une distribution des places et à une coexistence des forces dans la société, et que l art a pour vocation de rendre visuelles et sonores, que cette distribution soit figée dans le consensus, ou qu elle soit animée d une puissance disruptive qui défait les...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 609–616.
Published: 01 December 2023
... of a relational and multiple power, which has its maximum intensity not in the person of the king, but in the bodies that can be individualized by these relations” (208). In contrast, I proposed that queer velocities created sensations of time that disrupted the coalescing norm by veering “away” from socio-sexual...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 265–278.
Published: 01 May 2009
... singularity, divorced from an ordered or consistent sequence. As such, affect may be endowed with disruptive power. It does not confirm a pre-existent set of suppositions or relationships-in that sense, it is "nonsubjectified"-but rather, it produces new and divergent movements, or devenirs [becomings...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (3): 225–244.
Published: 01 May 2000
... transmission of his story: in Une Vie, Paul at once disrupts and validates Jeanne's story, or more precisely, validates Jeanne's story by disrupting it; and the narrator of Maupassant's short story, 228 PHILIP G. HADLOCK ordinate interest in mothers and their daughters articulates a system of genderbased...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 709–725.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., a seamy seductress, and a swindler. Under the pretext of painting his portrait, Therbusch seduces Diderot into posing nude for her and then engages with him in a game of sexual banter that extends over a sequence of sittings that are repeatedly disrupted by various incidents and repeatedly adjourned...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 569–571.
Published: 01 November 2009
... in question constitute examples of what Lucey sees as calling attention to the work of genre in either stabilizing or disrupting a social field. In different ways, Gide, Colette, and Proust do "abstracting work" on first-person utterances in their relation to same-sex sexualities in order to overcome...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 389–408.
Published: 01 December 2021
... complaint is that the disruption of her “repos” is detrimental to her “raison,” “discours,” “memoire,” “cerveau,” and “esprit”—or to the chief tools of her poetic trade. Yet the formal regularity of the sonnet resists this claim. Instead, it celebrates the poet’s successful separation of immeasurable...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (3-4): 443–454.
Published: 01 May 2005
... of association, two historical periods, at the same time as she infiltrates a secret society intended only for men. The subversive nature of her actions, underscored by her repeated uttering of the Lollard shibboleth, at once illustrates sociologists' group-identity theories and marks Consuelo as a disruptive...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 409–412.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., specifically, to the problem of same-sex sexuality in the particular historical context of France in the early twentieth century. The writers in question constitute examples of what Lucey sees as calling attention to the work of genre in either stabilizing or disrupting a social field. In different ways, Gide...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 571–574.
Published: 01 November 2009
... in question constitute examples of what Lucey sees as calling attention to the work of genre in either stabilizing or disrupting a social field. In different ways, Gide, Colette, and Proust do "abstracting work" on first-person utterances in their relation to same-sex sexualities in order to overcome...