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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (2): 199–221.
Published: 01 September 2022
... several features typical of realism. The presence of details describing the natural and social environment is linked to how the “Promenade” centers his scientific attention to plant life on the island. That fact points to the deep epistemological connection between science and realism. Rousseau’s text...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 430–439.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Michael Wood Abstract Even as a schoolboy Marcel Proust specialized in thoughts of loss and doubt, and in À la recherche du temps perdu , he puts these thoughts to a very particular kind of philosophical work: the cultivation of epistemological (and other) errors that are certainly errors...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 517–523.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Laurent Dubreuil ld79@cornell.edu Copyright © 2023 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2023 epistemology artificial intelligence comparison determinism “French and Francophone studies: What should we be doing?” What kind of question...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 596–600.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of his "experimental writing methods" (17), and an "ethical and existential problem" (17). For James, therefore, in Perec's work chance unites "formal and thematic concerns" with "epistemological, ethical, and aesthetic implications" (18). Perec's highly disciplined exploitation and exploration...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 155–173.
Published: 01 January 2012
... IN DIFFERENCE 157 1. The Thematization of Death (Analytic of Finitude) in Certeau's Anthropology ofBelief I defend the following interpretative hypothesis: from 1968 to the time of his death, Certeau's preoccupation with elaborating a theoretical and epistemological reflection about belief arises from...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 111–132.
Published: 01 January 2012
... understood to be Sigtienza's "scientific modernity," namely his espousal and defense of a mathematical and mechanistic epistemological framework for understanding natural phenomena, served as a platform for the creation of a colonial public sphere composed of an ideal citizenry. In his public writings...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 389–393.
Published: 01 May 2009
... explicitement de la volonte de replacer la litterature dans son contexte, et d'articuler, plus precisement, un genre-Ie genre narratif, tel qu'il se deploie, en France, au XIxe siecle-avec Ie discours scientifique et philosophique contemporain. On s'attardera, tout d'abord, sur l'introduction The Epistemology...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 609–616.
Published: 01 December 2023
...—would allow us a more robust exploration of “diversity” than the retrofit. Paradoxically, French literature’s very canonicity may be one of its strengths for disability and race studies. Perhaps the more rigidly an “epistemological field” is structured, the more apparent that “epistemological tears...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 106–127.
Published: 01 May 2020
... encyclopedia focus on its epistemological dimensions. For example, scholars argue that these works provide complete “cycles” of knowledge, containing everything worth knowing; that encyclopedias compile inventories of creation or ideal libraries; that they elaborate hierarchical orderings of knowledge...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and can thus be shared ” ( Inquiry xx). We must also strive to suspend the dualisms that, for Latour, have structured—and weakened—Modern epistemology: “The raw and the cooked, nature and culture, words and things, the sacred and the profane, the real and the constructed, the abstract and the concrete...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 249–264.
Published: 01 May 2007
...E. Joseph Sharkey Copyright © 2007 The Trustees of Columbia University 2007 E. Joseph Sharkey LINGUISTIC FINITUDE AS CAPABILITY IN BORGES AND WITTGENSTEIN Epistemological fantasies were dear to Borges. In a moment characteristic of his short stories, the protagonist and narrator of "La...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 317–329.
Published: 01 May 2012
... to this project. But this was not so for Diderot and d'Alembert. Their aim was to gather and to organize knowledge. It was not to account for old books but to construct an epistemological mechanism to unleash a flood of useful new ones. And their ultimate position on the usefulness of libraries was ambiguous...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 145–168.
Published: 01 January 2011
... of certain innovative epistemological modes linked to these practices. That is, the way women read novels and how they imagined and processed innovative thinking are seen in Fontenelle to be intimately linked. Tracing these attempts to conquer women's innovative readerly imagination will suggest a revision...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 409–412.
Published: 01 May 2009
... authority on those who speak of same-sex sexualities in particular contexts, but also "work to establish and perpetuate the set of epistemological categories according to which one is allowed to understand those very sexualities" (66). In this sense, rites of speaking about sexuality in the first person...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 571–574.
Published: 01 November 2009
... the first-person utterance and what he calls "the rites that allow one to speak of same-sex sexualities" (66). Those rites, he argues, not only confer authority on those who speak of same-sex sexualities in particular contexts, but also "work to establish and perpetuate the set of epistemological categories...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 500–508.
Published: 01 December 2023
.... Through the making of the Encyclopédie , Diderot sought to “changer la façon commune de penser” (Diderot and d’Alembert 5:642) by giving people access to knowledge and its making. This enormous epistemological shift was rooted in the horizontal dynamics of epistolary writing as the device that allows...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 781–801.
Published: 01 November 2010
... and collective became a particularly vexed question, the tension of inhabiting such an epistemologically and ontologically ambiguous frontier reached a breaking point. The present essay locates an instance of that tension in the work of French novelist and short story master Guy de Maupassant, taking stock along...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 3–10.
Published: 01 January 2012
... finally rebelling against the foreign Christian deity by seizing and possessing the bodies of Andeans. Horswell's article is not just about these acts of apostasy, but also about native 8 JOSE RABASA AND JESUS RODRIGUEZ-VELASCO epistemologies that can be imported into our analytical and critical...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 393–395.
Published: 01 May 2009
... siecle manifeste pour 1'ensemble des troubles de la perception (folie, hysterie, hypnose, hallucination, etc.) ainsi que 1'absence de separation, au XIXe siecle, entre science et occultisme. Elle presente alors l'hypothese d'un « 'optogram moment' of troubled epistemology for fin-de-siecle France...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 823–838.
Published: 01 November 2010
... attentiveness to the appearing of indeterminately sexed, desired bodies-would thus accompany and unsettle determination, while nonetheless never entirely giving it up. Or rather, while abandoning epistemological determination only in the strictest sense, that is, by making perceptible the latter's constitutive...