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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (2): 260–281.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Maria Rosa Truglio Abstract Demand for books about current events in Italy has yielded scores of children’s books in the past three decades that treat the topic of immigration. The goals of eliciting empathy in children and explaining to them complex historical and contemporary events can...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (1): 31–56.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Marisa Galvez Abstract While medieval literature offers many models of solitary thinking, vernacular lyric confronts the problem of solitude in a unique mode, grappling and coping with this phenomenon that gives shape and texture to ambivalence and vexation. Comparing the event of lyric...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 505–521.
Published: 01 December 2021
....” A study of the timeline shows that this was not in fact part of the original exchanges and that its central role is due on the one hand to a retrospective delineation of the events by a woman poet with a vested interest and, on the other, to its ambition and quality. The case poses several questions...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 151–172.
Published: 01 May 2020
... the practice of biblical exegesis, reprise refers to an open-ended process of meaning making opposed to the rigid certainties of fundamentalism. [REL] also contributes a concept of radical transformation through love (“conversion”). For Latour, two events from the Virgin Mary’s life—the Annunciation...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 319–327.
Published: 01 May 2003
... impact of these traumatic events on the lives of the characters. Such an analysis implies a theoretical exploration of the nature of trauma and of the structure and functioning of memory. In this, I am inspired by the works of Cathy Caruth and Dori Laub, M.D., whose work in the field of trauma theory has...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 575–579.
Published: 01 November 2009
... as a significant component in the narrative configuration of events. The title and subtitle of Ross Hamilton's book lead us to expect a work that mines the same rich vein of cultural history. The original twist that Hamilton brings to this theme is to extend the meaning of "accident" beyond the notion of chance...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 273–291.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Numbers 3-4 © The Trustees of Columbia University 274 ANN T. DELEHANTY age of an object or artifact, and the rate of acceleration of bodies, whether on the surface of the earth or the firmament beyond By contrast, the term kairos points to a qualitative character of time, to the special position an event...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (4): 415–426.
Published: 01 November 2002
... of the "discours bigarre"where dialogue or commentary is juxtaposed to narrative.2 What happens when Montaigne narrates events in which he is the protagonist? Does his technique change when he recounts events from his life story? To answer the question, it may be helpful to examine how individual life stories...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 151–169.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Maria Muresan Copyright © 2004 The Trustees of Columbia University 2004 Maria Muresan BELATED STROKES: LYOTARD'S WRITING OF THE CONFESSION OF AUGUSTINE The Event of the Confession When asked to write an intellectual autobiography for the Critical Theory Institute1 at Irvine, Lyotard confessed...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (1-2): 57–67.
Published: 01 January 2002
... the events of that year, he argues, it is no longer possible to assume an a priori style when writing fiction. Balzac, according to this logic, had no stylistic dilemmas when he sat down to write. The style was there already, and the choice of writing fiction came with a prose automatically...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 329–344.
Published: 01 May 2009
...) The entredeux is the moment that cannot be accounted for in traditional terms, in that it is an inexplicable space between emotions, events, relationships, etc. We live in many ways according to the terms that we are given in language, so when an event occurs that takes us out of ourselves, we no longer know...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 53–68.
Published: 01 January 2014
... historical events and offer up provocative mixtures of fact and fiction that all too often not only distort history but in fact revise and falsify it, sometimes deliberately. As such, they mark a significant departure from earlier American variants of faction in works by the likes of Truman Capote in In Cold...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (3): 323–340.
Published: 01 May 2002
... propriety and human sensitivities; equally, it shows her to be impervious to any feelings of shame that may be associated with her own role in the action of the novel.3 Far from being anecdotal, then, the events surrounding the publication of La Douleur suggest that scandal is endem.ic to Duras' work...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 461–482.
Published: 01 May 2006
... of "visual analogies" to the signs and symbols of fascism and Nazism. The Romanic Review Volume 97 Numbers 3-4 © The Trustees of Columbia University 462 DANARENGA protagonists who relive the past event, thereby accentuating the impossible gap between narrative present and past. In History and Memory after...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 367–380.
Published: 01 May 2012
.... The historical literature on the Haitian Revolution has exploded in recent years. For overviews of the period's events, see Laurent Dubois, Avengers of the New World: The Story of the Haitian Revolution (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2004); and Jeremy D. Popkin, A Concise History of the Haitian...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 115–122.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., Claude Lanzmann, and Marguerite Duras, or some combination thereof. For what it's worth, however, the Romanic Review seems to have remained trauma-free, at least through the end of the 1990s. Adapted from a clinical context, trauma theory presupposes an event too horrific to be psychically assimilated...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 91–96.
Published: 01 January 2014
... and encouraged politics of reparation where other historical events were concerned, specifically slavery and colonization. In short, if the recent past (Ie passe recent) continues to be a subject of debate in France, the question of Vichy seems, for the moment, to have abated somewhat. PW and RJG: To what do you...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 169–182.
Published: 01 January 2011
... tell us, arises from our hesitation as to whether or not the statue of Venus is indeed responsible for the death of Alphonse. Has something supernatural taken place, or are we to construe his death as a strange event with a rational, albeit unapparent, explanation? Although Merimee takes meticulous...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 209–231.
Published: 01 January 2012
... the prime focus toward the completedness or incompletedness that tenses attribute to the action, event, or state-such as being alive-to which they refer. On the face of it, this kind of thinking looks more able than the grammarians' stock tripartite conception of time (past, present, future) to describe...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 381–396.
Published: 01 May 2014
... causes. Essential to the cronica and other similar short forms are relative brevity and the ability to publish the work shortly after the event, catching the spirit of the moment.2 As Anderson writes, the cronica is characterized by its "social focus, its concision, and its blending of literary tropes...