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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 463–465.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Thomas Dodman Maria C. Scott , Empathy and the Strangeness of Fiction. Readings in French Realism ( Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press , 2020 ). 284 pp. ISBN: 9781474463034. Copyright © 2020 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2020...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 57–58.
Published: 01 January 2017
... clearly, to speak gently, kindly, and firmly. He had precisely the quality he critiques Flaubert s characters, those surrounding Emma, for lacking: empathy. I count myself most fortunate to have had the opportunity to study with him and to have him for a friend. I remember so vividly the seminar: I had...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 129–131.
Published: 01 January 2014
... as a department chair so young, at Pittsburgh then at Columbia, it was because of this remarkable gift he had-so rare in the competitive academic world-of putting people at ease, enabling them. He had vast reserves of empathy and a sense of humor that made him resistant to most administrative melodrama. He would...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 248–249.
Published: 01 January 2010
... was lucid and rigorous, with little allowance for mediocrity. He did not suffer fools gladly. But he always showed empathy, support, and generosity when dealing with strongly motivated graduate students. When Michael became University Professor in 1982, I assumed the chair- manship, and filling his shoes...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 31–33.
Published: 01 January 2017
..., then that is not beside the point, but the point itself. Every conversation with Ross was an education, in empathy, in turning feelings into ideas, in making ideas matter. When I arrived in Ann Arbor as a beginning assistant professor in En glish, Ross was a se nior faculty member in French. Shortly afterward he shifted...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 19–24.
Published: 01 January 2017
... and avoid being sent back to Iran. His letters were remarkable not only for the generosity and deep empathy they expressed, but even more basically for conveying his compassionate understanding of what it meant to be out of place as a human being. Even though Ross never left the profession, his exilic...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 465–470.
Published: 01 May 2003
... Conde: face ala filiation et al'af- filiation." L'"Ecrivain antillais au miroir de sa litterature. Paris: Karthala, 1997: 141-171. Munley, Ellen W. "Mapping the Mangrove: Empathy and Survival in Traver- see de La Mangrove." Callaloo 15.1 (Winter 1992): 156-166. "Du silence de la mort a la parole de vie...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 455–461.
Published: 01 December 2020
...), it seemed equally evident for many that the expressive aspects of language required a different approach based on empathy, both emotional and cultural. This kind of linguistics relied on intuition and sensibility, not on the methods of hard science. It shared, therefore, the views of epistemological...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 321–326.
Published: 01 January 2017
... poésie pour Claude Mouchard est donc là, sous l escalier, ou, sur un mode plus hospitalier, dans la cuisine. Mais elle ne saurait se réduire à une empathie souffrante et jouissante aussi parfois, et comme le remarque Hofmannsthal, « souffrant de sa jouissance », c est- à- dire s interrogeant sans cesse...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (3): 355–361.
Published: 01 May 2001
... never generated the ap- propriate empathy and tended to read the discourse not as social criticism but merely as diversion or entertainment. Meanwhile, Lazarillo also implies the insecurities of self-in the middle and upper estates as well as the lowest-in a changing society. Cruz draws an in- teresting...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 213–234.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... Indeed, the ability to do so becomes a proxy for reading ability tout court. Studies of the moral payoffs of reading that highlight empathy as the key engine of this moralization reveal that a personal and affective investment in characters, as real people, is integral to how we understand the activity...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (1-2): 3–12.
Published: 01 January 2001
... as a writer and a reader of encyclopedic knowledge and vibrant human empathy. Columbia University Copyright © 2001 The Trustees of Columbia University 2001 ...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 357–369.
Published: 01 December 2020
... in “The Beast in the Jungle” is itself complex: if it is about an ethical failure of empathy, a failure on Marcher’s part to put himself in the place of May Bartram, it is more radically about the fearful possibility that “character” is itself nothingness, merely an assumed fiction, a mask, part of a bogus...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 501–515.
Published: 01 May 2006
... and mask, from which all derision can follow. The second fall, instead, "falls away" from the teachings of this first institution and its ensuing narratives, finding cause for empathy, forgiveness, and compassion. If comedy is a symbolic stripping off of masks, it eventually happens that comedy finds...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 373–387.
Published: 01 May 2009
... her father. The older narrator is intelligent enough to realise that her preference for abusive, domineering men can be attributed to her intense empathy both with her father, whom the narrator portrays as appallingly treated by her mother, and with her country of origin, Vietnam, in its role...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 639–654.
Published: 01 November 2010
...: Cambridge UP, 2007). Grafton's bibliography of secondary sources is both thorough and ecumenical. The Romanic Review Volume 101 Number 4 © The Trustees of Columbia University ERIC MACPHAIL the work of Machiavelli and Castiglione and responded with great interest but little empathy to both of them. However...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 381–396.
Published: 01 May 2014
... were condemned to live in and through the body" (195). In what she calls the "landscape of death," nothing ever dies, "not oppression nor the disfiguring of persons placed outside the pale of human empathy." Haunting continues, she says, and "old forms of terror maintain themselves as they find new...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 689–708.
Published: 01 November 2010
... migrant est par definition un parfait connaisseur d'ames, un narrateur omniscient capable de s'identifier a tous les etres; comme tout romancier, il peut s'installer dans chaque creature et s'identifier a elle."17 For Sgard, consistency of point of view is not the point, but rather empathy, and he points...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 191–207.
Published: 01 January 2012
... ofRabelais's "Quart Livre" by Edwin Duval. Indeed, Duval tilts gallantly at the windmill of chronological chauvinism. He advocates instead a learned empathy, bidding us think as early moderns and setting, with his work, a splendid example. Such de rigueur pivots as "contrary to modern assumptions ]"1 thus read...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 336–356.
Published: 01 December 2020
... far is enduring love that weathers storms and braves hard tasks. Love that entails the exhilaration of being acknowledged in our deepest self-soul by another human being, as in Aristotle’s anagnorisis. 16 Despite his fertile and abundant genius, Proust limns few images of trust or empathy. We...