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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (1-2): 93–101.
Published: 01 January 2009
..., and the place of the "many years later" sentence in them, as a management of emotion at one of the most emotionally significant moments, just as it's a management of information at the novel's intersection with a landscape of historical events verifiable outside the novel. Instead, moving toward a conclusion, I...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 401–421.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Laura Chiesa Copyright © 2006 The Trustees of Columbia University 2006 Laura Chiesa ITALO CALVINO AND GEORGES PEREC: THE MULTIPLE AND CONTRASTING EMOTIONS OF CITIES AND PUZZLES I f the question of estrangement is emblematic and inescapable in the literary criticism of Italo Calvino,l...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 380–400.
Published: 01 September 2023
... conflicting feelings of shame, insecurity, and guilt. These two sets of emotions are distinct but feed into each other and into the figuration of the rural. The old half-woven basket orients her emotionally toward her father and his social conditions but codifies her too in the passing reference to another...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (1): 77–95.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of these women (characters). The essay argues for an affective history, as what drew the author to Miss Havisham was her own complex emotional response to solitude, to reading, and to particular texts from the Middle Ages, in this case Mechthild of Magdeburg’s The Flowing Light of the Godhead . Are we ever...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (2): 317–320.
Published: 01 September 2022
... the pervasiveness of emotions in fourteenth- and (primarily) fifteenth-century courtly literature of the Iberian Peninsula. As Henry Berlin ponders in the introduction, the study of emotions in the late Middle Ages is a complex field that eludes a systematic approach based on either the superposition of premodern...
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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 71–90.
Published: 01 January 2019
... Marcus, and Michael Lucey. 7 Consider Fay Bound Alberti, This Modern Epidemic : Loneliness as an Emotion Cluster and a Neglected Subject in the History of Emotions and the Wellcome-f­ unded research proj­ect Pathologies of Solitude, 18th 21st Centuries, which launched in 2018, directed by Barbara...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (1-2): 153–161.
Published: 01 January 2000
... letters, E. C. Riley has also recognized the fact that" [n]unca llego a ser la admiracion mas importante que en la epoca llamada barroca." (183) Unlike Benjamin, Riley mentions the dual nature of admiratio as an aesthetic idea that integrates both emotion and cognition, although he does not develop...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (1): 141–160.
Published: 01 May 2023
... is an interpersonal emotion, representing the Lady’s consciousness of social scrutiny: she confers with the more strictly interior Fear to assemble a coalition that can resist the Lover’s advances (Guillaume and Jean 54–57). Such assemblages of self are not, of course, only medieval; they are ancient and indeed...
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Romanic Review (2024) 115 (1): 223–226.
Published: 01 May 2024
..., a philosopher with past work on Kierkegaard, Rilke, Thoreau, and the nature of the emotions, has written an intriguing book on Marcel Proust, which is meant to be “not merely compatible, but continuous, with . . . [Furtak’s] work about emotion, literature, and existential thought” (xi). Its main claim...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 521–546.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of both texts is the complex role played by silence,3 speech, and narrative voice, as individuals and groups of characters, many of whom have only very basic levels of education, struggle to interpret both the said and the unsaid, to find words for emotions that refuse to be contained within their limited...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 357–369.
Published: 01 December 2020
... suggest to us that “character,” the fictional being to whom readers attribute life and emotion and moral choice, is (a) an illusion; and (b) an inevitable and an absolutely necessary illusion, in that we are able to espouse their materiality because of their very fictionality, in a way that we could...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 333–352.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., the decline of style. For Celine, the role of style is to embody authentic emotion-"un style c'est une emotion, d'abord, avant tout, par-dessus tout (164)-and he positions his spontaneous style against traditional style, which he defines above all by its lack of real emotion, what he deems its "imposture...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 373–387.
Published: 01 May 2009
... compunction to expiate her guilt through language and to express herself freely, if she is to uncover the key events and emotions of the past and thereby facilitate developmental growth. 'Action,' in the form of plot, is quasinon-existent in this trilogy; rather 'words' are the narrator's sole panacea...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 103–126.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., but rather in the intense emotional responses that the author s works subsequently triggered in him and in the somatic effects that rendered those responses visible to his spectator: What focus, he writes. I barely breathe out, I barely breathe in, it seems as if I am alone in the world, I see and hear...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 153–168.
Published: 01 May 2007
... tensions, whether between the wandering poetic self and a city mostly lacking in baudelairean aura (as Molloy describes), or between the intellectual apparatus flaunted by the poet (i. e. Berkeley, Schopenhauer, Hume) and his emotive and sentimental reaction to the urban landscape (thus Renart's treat...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 316–332.
Published: 01 September 2020
... philosophy and his style in L’Étranger draw attention to Camus’s narrative technique, or more precisely to the way he “slyly filters out all of the meaningful links that are also part of the experience” (92). Eliminating links dispenses with causes, consequences, responsibility, and emotions. Camus gives...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 329–344.
Published: 01 May 2009
... people is, she explains, what ecriture feminine attempts to translate into language: "C'est ce que l'ecriture essaie de faire : Ie compte rendu de ces evenements invisibles" (Cixous and Calle-Gruber 57). It is these "invisible moments" of language, emotion, and life, otherwise taken for granted...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 319–327.
Published: 01 May 2003
... mother. For in the case of Reynalda and Marie-Noelle, the mothers are emotionally absent from their lives, while in the case of Nina, the mother has died. The looming presence of II Lago di Como signals and conceals an unknowable truth about the history of the three women. It is the most significant site...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 275–284.
Published: 01 May 2006
... ultimately celebrates the chaotic Italian society for qualities that she believed were lacking in much of her own Europe: namely, Italy's liberating attitudes toward women, respect for the arts, and, most important, promotion of personal and emotional justice over public and rational law. The essay...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (4): 455–478.
Published: 01 November 2001
... of a hit and run driver, whose crime is not only never properly investigated, but is generally seen as a blessing in disguise (CH, 90). The tension between the individual's emotional life and the expectations of the community are nowhere more apparent than in the arrangement of marriages, a tradition which...