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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (3): 473–491.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Larysa Smirnova Abstract What to make of Emma Bovary’s dreaming constitutes a fundamental problem in the study of Flaubert’s novel. The dominant reading of Emma’s dream life adopts a critical stance toward her unwillingness, or incapacity, to accept her everyday reality. Showing how Flaubert’s text...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (4): 353–374.
Published: 01 November 2000
...Claire Nouvet Copyright © 2000 The Trustees of Columbia University 2000 Claire N ouvet AN ALLEGORICAL MIRROR: THE POOL OF NARCISSUS IN GUILLAUME DE LORRIS' ROMANCE OF THE ROSE Borrowing from the allegorical tradition of dream narratives the figure of the cheminement, the Romance of the Rose...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 275–283.
Published: 01 May 2012
... as for Barthes one cannot pinpoint who is speaking in a sentence from Honore de Balzac's Sarrasine.7 There is d'Alembert, the dreamer (and the title tells us clearly it is his dream), but does a dreamer fully possess his dreams? Upon waking, he seems not to know exactly what has transpired, even asking...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 135–154.
Published: 01 January 2017
... appearing to the protagonist s m­ other in a dream and facilitating the reunion of the Sicilian royal f­amily, which was broken up when Guillaume, heir to the Sicilian throne, was taken from his ­family as an infant. In spite of its cosmetic lucidity, however, the purpose of the relationship between...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 301–304.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Peter Consenstein Peter Consenstein I REMEMBER MICHAEL RIFFATERRE I remember a time. A time when. I remember a time when I did not know Michael Riffaterre. I remember when Columbia University was just a dream. A dream beyond my grasp. I remember when Columbia University was a dream beyond my grasp...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 49–63.
Published: 01 January 2011
.... In being twice divided from itself, the narrative "I" is twice doubled. The "I" is both the Narrator and Dreamer, and this Dreamer is both the one who dreams and the one who is dreamt. At the same time, this "I" is again doubled by referring to a self to whom the dream events later occurred (44).4 I...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 193–195.
Published: 01 January 2015
... structures (p. 89). The last section of the chapter grapples with the reasons behind Vitry's fascination with the monstrous. Chapter 3, "Motet Visions of an Apocalyptic Statue," turns to Vitry's Cum statua/Hugo. Both this chapter and the one that follows survey depictions of Nebuchadnezzar "Dream of Precious...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 145–168.
Published: 01 January 2011
...? How are we to read their inner impulses? Questions of the unconscious aside, if we could dig into their dreams, their fantasies, their unfettered imaginings, how far could we get? The workings of women's dreams also preoccupied at least one early modern writer, Bernard Le Bouyer de Fontenelle (1657...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 193–198.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., for instance, became writers. I remember when I read Notes of a Native Son by James Baldwin or A Sorrow beyond Dreams by Peter Handke I take these authors, though I could take many others, such as Pierre Bourdieu. I was unsettled by the impression that these authors had always wanted to be authors, were born...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 265–273.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Inquisiciones [Other Inquisitions] aims to show that this text is indispensable for an understanding of the author's metapoetical ideas, as well as for an investigation of the complex elements of dream-work, history, and artistic expression found in his writings.3 I suggest that "La muralla y los libros" can...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 65–89.
Published: 01 January 2011
... and allegorical discontinuities" (125). In 1983 Winthrop Wetherbee claimed that the original dream of the romance, after a momentary intuition of fulfillment, is replaced not by hope and promise but by dislocation and unconscious fears (326). In 1990, Jean-Charles Huchet associated the Narcissus episode...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 123–134.
Published: 01 January 2007
... by saying that "we will sleep on it" the expression may be taken as merely a dead metaphor indicating a delay. But if psychic activity continues significantly during sleep, as may be obscurely evidenced by dreaming, then sleep may playa greater and more active part in the process of decision than...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (3-4): 311–324.
Published: 01 May 2005
..., the chateau and the farm; the lovers, however, have much in common. Both feel displaced and are racked by feelings of obligation, debt and rivalry toward their families; and both dream of new forms of solidarity in self-made or elective community. Beneath the romance in Valentine lies an insightful reflection...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 10–23.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of the work’s figurative elements, such as the donne schermo and in his own struggle to interpret his mystical dream about Beatrice. We could also argue to the contrary that Dante does not entirely reject lyric poetry for the epic because he believes in poetry’s salvific function. In any case, if he did have...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 3–4.
Published: 01 January 2017
... by some breath the body seemed to live and multiply. And then strange ­music drifted through the air like winds or river ­water or the rhythmic fall of grain threshed by the winnower. The forms grew indistinct as in a dream or canvas half begun which the painte­ r s brush completes through memory...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (1-2): 161–171.
Published: 01 January 2002
... de chauve-souris, trois furies muettes, Ie Cauchemar, la Nuit, la Mort, voletant au-dessus de Psyche endormie";22 the author dreams the ghouls dreamt by his character's subconscious, a crescendo of nightmare within nightmare which dissolves the ceiling of the cell into a subterranean sky haunted...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 423–443.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., at the beginning of a further section) these lines enigmatically delineate the subject's perception of the unfamiliar city by alluding to a message inscribed in the stones of the same city: "ce reve." Like a dream, the message is ambiguous, deviant, displacing, and opaque. Yet, the subject is challenged not simply...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 5–9.
Published: 01 January 2017
..., trying to create some space in time. c­ an t accept anymore the dispersion s­ cattered thoughts, splattered spots, tattered dreams. need: to string some parts into an ample pattern, that s why i made the decision. bound to make a place down ­here. the world made by words is dif­ fer­ent. neither heaven...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (1-2): 201–204.
Published: 01 January 2000
... and rule-bound than one might expect from an aesthetic movement that sought to erase the boundary between dreams and poetry. This, despite Aurora's own definition 204 BOOK REVIEWS of Surrealist code: " [where] the products of the unconscious were interchangeably dreams or poems " (p. 251). It does not go...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (3): 245–262.
Published: 01 May 2000
..., and Arthur Cravan. According to these models, one could escape the vanity of art through complete "silence," realize one's anti-social stance by leaving society, and flee positivist reality in dreams, the unconscious, drugs, and death. In the cultural mythology of the French avant-garde, Rimbaud...