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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 493–512.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Alicia C. Montoya Copyright © 2009 The Trustees of Columbia University 2009 Alicia C. Montoya MEDIEVALISM AND ENLIGHTENMENT, 1647-1750: JEAN CHAPELAIN TO JEAN-JACQUES ROUSSEAU Critiques of modernity and the Enlightenment project increasingly recognize the need to historicize the Enlightenment...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 336–358.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... Examining an overlooked corpus of primary school readers and textbooks, I show that food and cooking provided object lessons imparting practical and scientific knowledge to enlighten the masses, and textbooks canonized regional specialties as part of a new national geographic consciousness. At the same time...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 317–329.
Published: 01 May 2012
... literatures are separated from the present by paroxysms erasing the knowledge of authors, works, and entire traditions of literature. The importance of fantasies of the destruction of literature during the Enlightenment is striking. This was, after all, the foundational moment of the modern idea of progress...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 103–126.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Rousseau, 5 Aug. 1764, letter 3442 in the Electronic Enlightenment database, ed. Robert McNamee et al., vers. 2.4, Oxford UP, 2012 <httpwww.e-enlightenment.com>. This database presents the correspondence as edited and annotated by R. A. Leigh: Rousseau, Correspondance complète, 52 vols. (Banbury: Voltaire...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 249–263.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., the French economist Jacques Turgot, praised the native of the region of Lorraine for crafting a subtle philosophical work capable of regenerating, if not revolutionizing, the genre of the novel itself. As Janet Altman points out in her article "A Woman in The Enlightenment Sun," Turgot's enthusiastic...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 439–464.
Published: 01 May 2012
... that this eighteenth-century context gave to it but, more significantly, to its durability as the Enlightenment-era debates faded and poverty came to be associated with another, larger context, that of the expansion and, to cite Honore de Balzac, "commercial transformation" of the cultural sphere.5...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 223–242.
Published: 01 May 2013
... not because he could not value his father's life in the bush, as Sartre hints, but because the old had to be recoded for the postcolonial world, as Cesaire's claim to a shared "Africa" quietly insists. Lumumba is attempting to ab-use the Enlightenment, before his time.6 He is a non-identitarian PanAfrican...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 145–168.
Published: 01 January 2011
... active participation in the emergence of modern scientific thought around the time of the Enlightenment and have multiplied their roles therein, both historical and symbolic (Harth; Schiebinger, The Mind; Terrall; Riskin). Muse, catalyst, patron, student, interlocutor: the woman indexes natural...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (4): 513–514.
Published: 01 November 2001
... recent co-editorship, with Raymond Trousson, of the indispensable Dictionnaire de Diderot (1999). In these important works, as well as in his tireless professional activities as an internationally-renowned leader and spokesperson on behalf of the Age of Enlightenment, Mortier has made a notable...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (1): 115–117.
Published: 01 January 2005
... and travel literature in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The book covers a broad temporal spectrum, stretching from Cyrano de Bergerac's L'Autre Monde (1657) to Chateaubriand's Rene (1802), the latter of which is seen as marking a definitive end to the Enlightenment's conception of distant lands...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (3): 271–291.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Ross Hamilton Copyright © 2004 The Trustees of Columbia University 2004 Ross Hamilton PLAYING WITH CHANCE: ROUSSEAU'S ILLUMINATION Gambling obsessed all levels of French society during the Enlightenment. Louis XIV held appartements du roi given over to gambling three times a week...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 227–238.
Published: 01 May 2008
... is in no sense a children's tale. Instead, he constructed a meta-fictive drama around his tale, in which art, theater and its illusion, drama as such, and the role of the author and his public are all discussed with a satirically ironizing intent. Tieck's and his friends' chief aim was to supplant Enlightenment...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 191–207.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Andrew Pigott Copyright © 2012 The Trustees of Columbia University 2012 Andrew Pigott OF NIGHTMARES AND WHALE OIL: RABELAIS'S QUART LNRE AND THE LURE OF DISENCHANTMENT Enlightenment, understood in the widest sense as the advance of thought, has always aimed at liberating human beings from...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 588–590.
Published: 01 May 2012
... historical context. Looking back in time, the author explains both the differences and the continuities between Renaissance thought and the Quarrel. Norman also adopts a proleptic view, showing the impact of the dispute on the Enlightenment-the formation of aesthetics, as mentioned, the influence...
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Romanic Review (2018) 109 (1-4): 103–126.
Published: 01 January 2018
... institutions and figures like censorship and censors, booksellers, guilds, and other forms of cultural management that have played a role in establishing official und unofficial lite­ra­ ­ tures (Literary Underg­ round and The Business of Enlightenment). Metternich s Censors 105 incipient, gawky...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 590–593.
Published: 01 May 2012
... on the Enlightenment-the formation of aesthetics, as mentioned, the influence of the Ancients' arguments on Voltaire, Pope, Vico, and others, and the presence of the smoldering embers of the conflict in the work of Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Scholars in the burgeoning field of early modern cross-cultural encounters...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 19–24.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Ali Behdad Copyright © 2017 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2017 Ali Behdad REMEMBERING ROSS, THE KYNIC In his Critique of Cynical Reason, Peter Sloterdijk makes a distinction between modern cynicism, which he defines as an enlightened form of false...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 347–365.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of person; rather, they will hear only the voice of common humanity in conversation with enlightened people everywhere. It is indeed only such a voice and one such global conversation that could place the authorship of the Histoire where Diderot would at least like to imagine it: outside the framework...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 May 2020
... dualism resonates especially powerfully for scholars of the pre-Enlightenment past, and its intellectual and historical implications are worth teasing out carefully. On the one hand, we must take seriously the possibility that reactivating premodern metaphysical systems may support the project...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 591–592.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Libraries, Erratic Scribes: Borges and Literary His- tory," 181 Montoya, Alicia C., "Medievalism and Enlightenment, 1647-1750: Jean Cha- pelain to Jean-Jacques Rousseau," 491 Murat, Michel, "L'histoire litteraire, sujet de roman," 43 Nematollahy, Ali, "Hugues Rebell and Charles Maurras Before L'Action Fran...