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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (1-2): 121–134.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Maryse Vassevière Copyright © 2001 The Trustees of Columbia University 2001 Maryse Vasseviere ARAGON ET SES MODELES OU LE CHEMIN DES FABLES Aragon est par essence un romancier intertextuel, qui aime mettre ses pas dans des pas etrangers pour suivre leurs chemins de traverse et leurs parcours...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (1-2): 163–187.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Gregary J. Racz Copyright © 2000 The Trustees of Columbia University 2000 Gregary ]. Racz STRAIGHT TO THE SOURCE: USING PHAEDRUS AND LA FONTAINE TO RETRANSLATE FABLE V, 25, OF FELIX MARIA SAMANIEGO Salvaging Literary Models in Translation Andre Lefevere describes the translation of rhymed...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 37–64.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Joseph R. Johnson Abstract What is the physician’s species? In the vernacular beast fables and so-called beast epics that suddenly flourished in the twelfth century, medical (mal)practice forms a central concern. Nearly a tenth of the stories in Marie de France’s Aesopian fable collection deal...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (3): 245–258.
Published: 01 May 2001
... that nature govern human behavior. The master's stagings expose a natural, non-anthropological yet distinctively social discourse. Though Rousseau finds La Fontaine's fables potentially confusing for children, he develops his pedagogic mythology via fable-like, pragmatic "texts" - which I will call myth...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 127–145.
Published: 01 January 2013
... the explicit nature of homoeroticism in Fable (1971)1 and Passacaille (1969), the play of transvestism and transsexualism in Baga (1958) and Architruc (1961), and the aristocratic homosexuality of the "gentlemen" in L'Inquisitoire (1962), as well as the more or less explicit homosexuality of all the" masters...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 191–209.
Published: 01 May 2008
... predecesseur serait mort. Au moment OU Ie premier publiait Ie dernier livre de ses Fables, Ie second commen~ait a marcher sur ses traces, et composait, en vers irreguliers (de longueur variee et de rimes librement disposees) a l'exemple de l'autre, la nouvelle de Griselidis, pour venger les femmes des...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 175–189.
Published: 01 May 2008
... long admired the fables of his slightly older fellow Academician Jean de La Fontaine (1621-1695), some of which Perrault had adapted in 1675.4 His choice of La Fontaine's "Les Souhaits Ridicules" (The Ridiculous Wishes) as his second popular piece let him shift from the refinement and idealization...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (3): 362–364.
Published: 01 May 2004
... with the manuscript tradition or the codicological riddles of Marie's works, nor does it systematically retrace the accretive judgments that allow scholars of today to comfortably ascribe the Lais, the Fables, and the Espurgatoire Seint Patriz to a one and the same author whom we name "Marie de France." Further...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 363–380.
Published: 01 May 2008
... ).10 Arguing that, since modern fairy tales sought the same moral continuity as the myths and fables of Antiquity, and perhaps even did a superior job of achieving it, Perrault insisted that the fairy tale was a genre worthy of France's future literary greatness (Zarucchi 293). In claiming, however...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 404–407.
Published: 01 May 2008
...' acceptance of the folk history he posits, so too does he assume that the conte de fees needs no definition as a genre. He does not confront what constitutes the genre in precise terms, what-for instance-separates it from "fables" and "romans"; consequently he applies what Fontenelle ("Sur l'origine des...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 281–296.
Published: 01 May 2008
... of fairy tales, found for the first time their place within a literary genre. After a quick examination of the 73 novelle or "fables," according to the definition given by the author himself, one may immediately notice the multifarious form of the book. It includes unmistakable tales of magic, novelle...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 297–315.
Published: 01 May 2008
... of Baroque aesthetics and courtly entertainment rituals. 1. The Name Fairy Tale. For nearly five centuries, European literary milieus have defined the fairy tale as a "tale of magic," a "fable;" as an irregular narrative of uncertain origin which contains elements taken from different cultures, transmitted...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 May 2022
... integration in literary discourses. The three studies included here show that this intrusion may take all kinds of forms. For example, in Joseph R. Johnson’s study of beast fables, it appears in the profusion of medical metaphors and images and the medical knowledge expressed by the animals. Matteo Pace...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 223–224.
Published: 01 January 2010
... of these past two days, perhaps the best thing one can do is to draw a brief moral to the conference as a whole in the way that a brief moral follows each of the stories in Aesop's Fables. One recurring theme of this conference seems to be that Romance studies are under siege. I think I heard one or two...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 470–485.
Published: 01 December 2021
... Duchesse d’Épernon les présentent comme l’« une de ces Fables gauloises [ . . . ] de Provence », l’un de ces contes merveilleux « venus d’âge en âge jusqu’à nous, sans qu’on se soit donné le soin de les écrire » (p. 163-164). Or, pour dire cette profondeur mémorielle, Lhéritier délaisse la prose pour les...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (4): 525–526.
Published: 01 November 2001
... modeles ou Ie chemin des fables," 121-134 Vassilev, Kris, "Fiction theorique: la planche anatomique de l'ecriture dans La Jalousie," 297-322 Vaugeois, Dominique, "'Luxe, feinte et verite ' Polemics, Politics, and Po- etics in Aragon's Henri Matisse, roman," 87-98 Wall, Irwin, "The PCF, Stalinism...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 225–226.
Published: 01 January 2015
... sainte Katherine de Jean Mielot. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2015. Cronk, Nicholas, ed. Voltaire, Candide (Norton Critical Editions). London: W. W. Norton & Company, 2016. Curat, Herve. La Mesure des mots: Microscopie du Livre I des fables de La Fontaine. Geneva: Droz, 2015. Duys, Kathryn A., Elizabeth...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 387–388.
Published: 01 May 2013
... and Pontus de Tyard" (88), namely, the former's La Bergerie and the latter's Douze fables de fleuves ou fontaines. The two poems are brought into discussion to emphasize their shared distancing of the representation of landscape via ekphrasis, a practice in which Mackenzie sees a mannerist aesthetics at work...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (4): 524–525.
Published: 01 November 2000
...' Romance of the Rose," 353-374 O'Keeffe, Brian, Michel Leiris' Failles. Immobile in Mobili (Vincent Aurora), 201-207 Pensom, Roger, "Racine: ce que la Tragedie n'est pas," 397-415 Racz, Gregary J., "Straight to the Source: Using Phaedrus and La Fontaine to Retranslate Fable V, 25, of Felix Maria Samaniego...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 65–89.
Published: 01 January 2011
.... At the onset of Yvain, the reader is most struck by an unpromising atmosphere. The narrator quickly informs us that love just isn't what it used to be; it has become a lie, "fable" (24). Those who claim to love today are telling stories and lies, "fable et menchongne" (27). In this depressing atmosphere, he'll...