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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 561–577.
Published: 01 May 2010
... prohibition and austerity to narcissistic enjoyment. First, it takes the form of an injunction: you must enjoy. It is your duty to enjoy. In other words, the phrase "society of enjoyment" does not indicate a kind of orgiastic and permissive free-for-all. It points rather toward the duty or obligation to enjoy...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 317–340.
Published: 01 September 2023
... as the production, distribution, and consumption of the material goods that sustain life and give pleasure. The novel makes palpable their desire to enjoy the consumer products that surround them—whether in the tea room, in nearby shops, or in the cinema across the street—pleasurable goods that remain beyond...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 441–454.
Published: 01 December 2020
... sujet de cette histoire” enjoys both, takes his pleasure from both, “à la fois.” He has already emphasized that these two pleasures are opposed, are in conflict. To enjoy them both is thus not some liberal pluralistic tolerance, but to become “un sujet clivé,” “une contradiction vivante.” Barthes...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 204–206.
Published: 01 January 2015
..., Petrarch, and the ballad tradition in his own voice? On the whole, I think not It is certainly true that media has changed over the centuries, yet the process of inspiration and artistic creation appears remarkably similar" (226). This excellent collection of essays enjoys several distinctions. Timely...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 408–416.
Published: 01 December 2020
... asleep right away, but I could not. Thoughts about earlier conversations, shouts and fistfights with my schoolmates, all boys, kept me awake, as did the desire to keep on reading the book I enjoyed at that time. In the late forties, while still in grade school, I read and reread parts of an older...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 129–144.
Published: 01 January 2011
... obvious sense, neither is she the sensible bourgeois wife or the henpecking domineering wife, still less a shrew. Nor is Elmire a femme savante or a precieuse (indeed she explicitly rejects the precieux ethic). Rather, she is a mondaine who enjoys an unusual degree of latitude from her husband thanks...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 302–304.
Published: 01 May 2007
... suffer the stigma-and enjoy the advantages-of belonging to the periphery. Waisman uses this analogy to reposition Joyce as a Borgesian "precursor": that is, Joyce as a writer with whom Borges shared a number of literary concerns, but also "Joyce" as an reuvre whose reception has been influenced by Borges...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 409–426.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of verbal but also of musical texts, he was intensely aware of the importance of a real, live audience. For a composer of an opera to be able to enjoy his own work, the work has to be performed, which in most cases means before a live audience. When Rousseau points this out in book 8 of the Confessions...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 288–291.
Published: 01 January 2010
... if, like all of us, you're from Paris-to enjoy it. The poverty that surrounded me seemed natural to the place; the food seemed to be nectar; the women were kind to me. One might say that as I had with Donald Frame, I missed the point. I was as it were unknowingly translated into the Creuse: I did not have...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 200–204.
Published: 01 January 2015
... decision to rewrite Boccaccio, Petrarch, and the ballad tradition in his own voice? On the whole, I think not It is certainly true that media has changed over the centuries, yet the process of inspiration and artistic creation appears remarkably similar" (226). This excellent collection of essays enjoys...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 465–481.
Published: 01 May 2012
... and the dominant class in terms of direct dependence and allegiance from which there was a "lutte pour l'independance";lo Paul Benichou has argued that the period was a golden age for writers, in that their position "hors des affaires" allowed them to enjoy unprecedented prestige and authority;11 and john Lough...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 175–190.
Published: 01 January 2012
... at the robbers' hands (La Fille 32-33), suggests that she is oppressed, but her role in promoting the text's paradigm of masculinity problematizes interpreting her murderousness solely as a rebellion against her place in the patriarchal order. Our heroine enjoys a great degree of independence in this work...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (1-2): 7–13.
Published: 01 January 2002
..., Alice Jardine, Nancy Miller, Ann Caplan, and Kerry Oliver. After all this experience, I need to acknowledge what seems to me to be the most important quality of American civilization, which also explains why I enjoy my freedom to work in the American Academe, namely, its hospitality. Running away from...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 417–429.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., remains glibly unaware of the vulgarity of his way of speaking—“la vulgarité qu’il montrait trop souvent” (SG 78), as the narrator puts it—to say nothing of the idiocy it exposes in his character. 7 The princesse’s assumption that the narrator would enjoy feeding his grandmother...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (1-2): 77–88.
Published: 01 January 2000
... with the unabashed enjoyment he derives from his "lave- ment nourrissant a la peptone" (345). Everything about des Esseintes' behav- ior, from his hygienic practices to his artistic predilections, situates him squarely in the pre-genital stage of sexual development, to which his misogyny and occasional bouts...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (1-2): 13–20.
Published: 01 January 2001
... is otherwise in the eye of the beholder. Was Stalin's pretense of courtesy toward Thorez meant to thinly mask the underlying reality of the French leader's subjection? In the second interview in November 1947 Thorez seems to show that he enjoyed a margin of autonomy: he protests to Stalin that the criticism...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (1): 98–99.
Published: 01 January 2006
... scholarly life to hilll, as well as to the new Internet bilingual website «Louis Aragon Online», he and his wife Lydia, who is also Aragon's Gernlan translator, enjoyed a close personal acquaintanceship with the author during the last twelve years of his life. Etudes sur Louis Aragon is a two-volullle...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (1-2): 137–146.
Published: 01 January 2009
... to enjoy until a few years ago, at which point, thanks to our current emphasis on popular literature of the past-and especially popular literature foregrounding social concerns-he has become once again a major figure in nineteenth-century French literature. In his review of La Nausee, after pulverizing...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 239–241.
Published: 01 January 2010
... enjoyed his company in the years after I returned to Columbia and can confidently affirm-on the basis of a few Ph.D. defenses, a handful of dinner parties, and some editorial exchange in the context of the Romanic Review-that he was an unusual academic, for he was not in the least bit pompous. A touch...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 71–73.
Published: 01 January 2017
... or at least, as I now realize, that my indirect examination was g­ oing to remain entirely implicit, and thus deniable by all parties involved I­ could enjoy and appreciate the improvised critical per­form­ ances that Ross offered us on t­hese occasions, and relish his fluency in the supplementary language...