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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (1): 33–49.
Published: 01 January 2006
... differents angles, I'idee d'un espace rigoureuselnent irrepresentable" (back cover). "Ecrits essayant" and ""espace irrepresentable" are expressions that could just as well ha ve characterized his nlore recent books of essays, and the oXylnoronic "spontanelnent et avec calcul" expresses well the conflicting...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (1): 109–114.
Published: 01 January 2006
..., Willia111s College) Philippe Sellier, Essais sur l'i111agillaire classique. Paris: Honore Chalnpion, 2003, Pp. 394. This collection of essays offers a thelnatic analysis of the ilnaginative universe of seventeenth-century literature. Philippe Sellier conlbines four un- published essays with twenty-one others...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 195–215.
Published: 01 January 2017
... proximity and common title, Michel de Montaigne s Essais and Francis Bacon s Essayes apparently have little to do with one another. Bacon refers to Montaigne only once, and he does not imitate him. Montaigne writes succulently and often at great length; Bacon s texts are generally dry, crisp, and short...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (3): 235–244.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Michael Kramer Michael Kramer ESSAI DE DATATION INTRATEXTUELLE DE LA COMEDIE DES PROVERBES Collection phraseologique burlesque du premier XVIIe siecle, presenteesous forme de piece de theatre, la Comedie des proverbes est un docu- ment precieux pour l'histoire de la langue, de la litterature et du...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (4): 415–426.
Published: 01 November 2002
...Deborah N. Losse Copyright © 2002 The Trustees of Columbia University 2002 Deborah N. Losse A STORIED LIFE AND A LIVED STORY: WRITING ONESELF IN MONTAIGNE'S ESSAIS When Montaigne recasts a story borrowed from antiquity or frommedieval sources, he reshapes the anecdote to include many...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 519–520.
Published: 01 November 2007
...James Fujitani Book Reviews Gary Ferguson and David LaGuardia, Eds. Narrative Worlds: Essays on the Nouvelle in Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century France. Tempe: Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, 2005. Pp. 195. Despite the fact that the nouvelle was a popular and widely-practiced genre...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 213–214.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Phillip John Usher Jan Miernowski . La Beauté de la haine. Essais de misologie littéraire . Geneva : Droz , 2014 . Pp. 280 . Copyright © 2015 The Trustees of Columbia University 2015 BOOK REVIEWS 21 3 Huchon (an excellent piece organized around Jean de Tournes), and Elise...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 48–65.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Catherine Keen Abstract This essay uses Bruno Latour’s model of diplomacy from An Inquiry into the Modes of Existence (AIME), alongside the networks/worknets of actor-network theory, to discuss how the medieval Italian writers Brunetto Latini and Dante Alighieri explore experiences of political...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 151–172.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and the Assumption—illustrate reprise and conversion, both of which are necessary in coming to terms with monogeism, the knowledge that there is only one world. This essay examines Latour’s proposed relationship between reprise and conversion through a consideration of late medieval Marian devotion. Focusing...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 106–127.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Luke Sunderland Abstract This essay offers an encounter with Bruno Latour’s account of ontological pluralism by way of a close reading of the Livre des propriétés des choses , Jean Corbechon’s fourteenth-century French translation of Bartholomaeus Anglicus’s encyclopedia. Engagement with Latour’s...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 213–234.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of the text. This essay explores the tensions between these two literacies, which become manifest in the film, especially in scenes where the students, who so easily relate to the novel’s characters, struggle with the more formal analysis. In a second part, inspired by the writings of Priscilla Ferguson...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 85–105.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... This essay offers a survey of the pan-European textual traditions on the matter of Troy as a case study in the history of the book, with the manuscript codex conceived as a crossing between [TEC] and [FIC]. I show that the affordances and ecologies of the codex as a “being of technology” lent it a vitality...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 173–191.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Noah D. Guynn Abstract This essay deploys Bruno Latour’s An Inquiry into the Modes of Existence and Bert States’s Great Reckonings in Little Rooms to analyze the pyrotechnics used in mystery plays to symbolize supernatural truths. On the one hand, these effects cultivated aesthetic immersion...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 66–84.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Mary Franklin-Brown Abstract Through a study of early French romances, especially the Conte de Floire et Blancheflor and Alexandre de Paris’s Roman d’Alexandre , this essay offers a new approach to the automaton in medieval literature. Bruno Latour’s plural ontology, which elaborates on the earlier...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 27–47.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Jane Gilbert Abstract This essay focuses on two of the modes of existence posited by AIME, a collaborative project comprising Bruno Latour’s monograph An Inquiry into Modes of Existence and a multiauthored website associated with it. I juxtapose the modes of reference [REF] and fiction [FIC...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 128–150.
Published: 01 May 2020
... the Modern preconceptions that often determine the reception of these texts today. Bestiaries in turn expose certain Modern biases that persist in Latour’s modes of existence, most notably in the crossing of the referential and religious modes [REF•REL]. This essay explores the larger implications...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 8–26.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Miranda Griffin Abstract This essay focuses on the recurrent metaphor of a painstaking journey in Bruno Latour’s An Inquiry into Modes of Existence and the ways in which it can be deployed as a reading of the world. I use this metaphor to scrutinize the transmission, in manuscript Chantilly, Musée...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 260–287.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Raisa Rexer Abstract This essay explores the sudden popularity and redefinition of the word pornographie in France in the 1880s. Following the publication of Émile Zola’s novel Nana and the rise of a genre of cheap, bawdy newspapers in 1880, the French daily press knowingly “invented” the word...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 316–332.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Hanan Elsayed Abstract This essay focuses on Kamel Daoud’s “response” to Albert Camus’s L’Étranger by highlighting the differences in and implications of their writing styles and narrative voices. Daoud’s narrative refigures the concept of the absurd and his linkage of Camus’s silences...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 417–429.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Caroline Weber Abstract This essay examines the role of comedy in Marcel Proust’s À la recherche du temps perdu . Works Cited Barthes Roland . The Rustle of Language , translated by Howard Richard . Berkeley : University of California Press , 1989 . Benjamin Walter...