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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 579–582.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Kevin Kopelson David Caron . My Father and I: The Marais and the Queerness of Community . Ithaca : Cornell University Press , 2009 . Pp. 267 . Copyright © 2009 The Trustees of Columbia University 2009 BOOK REVIEWS 579 Hamilton tells us that one casualty of Locke's thought...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 71–92.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Anna Blase Provitola Anna Blase Provitola FEMINISM IN THE "FATHER BOOK": COMPLICATING THE EMANCIPATION NARRATIVE IN ASSIA DJEBAR'S NOWHERE IN MY FATHER'S HOUSE But you-I am speaking to myself, like a sarcastic stranger-, where have you gotten, you who began your life through the intervention...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 373–387.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., drawing on parallels suggested in the text between the death of the narrator's father and the ending of her relationship with a lover, the appropriately named Morgue, a metaphorical collector of dead bodies in the form of his victimised gonzesses. Adopting a broadly psychoanalytical approach, it seeks...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 237–248.
Published: 01 May 2007
... in Buenos Aires, receives a letter from Brazil informing her that her father, referred to as Mr. Maier, died from taking an overdose of Veronal, the commercial name for barbital, a sleep-inducing drug. The ambiguous name of the letter's author is either Fein or Fain, as if the narrator, momentarily assuming...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 387–412.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., in neither case do we have firm information about its composition. In Vous les entendez? the household would seem to comprise a father, his children and a pet dog. However, the number of children is never established and their behaviour at different points in the text suggests a range of possible ages from...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2015
... oppression. And if cosmopolitanism is often aligned with universality and mobility, for Djebar it meant, rather, imagining an elsewhere. Perhaps most poignantly, Spivak observes that "to be a star is to be nowhere in her father's house," invoking the title of Djebar's last novel-a work that is dedicated...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 175–190.
Published: 01 January 2012
... little reaction either to her rape or to her attempt to kill him. When they return home, he is persuaded by his father-in-law to recount his unfortunate adventure. The enraged count seals his daughter in a barrel and casts her into the sea. She is rescued by Flemish merchants and taken to the 1. Crow...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 13–28.
Published: 01 January 2015
... house was separated from Zoulikha's only by a wall. Transformed from an unknown neighbor, she becomes a virtual family member, whose father was as educated as hers, did not make her wear the veil, and whose grandmother, just like the narrator's, was married three times. This imagined shared genealogy...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 199–222.
Published: 01 May 2013
... 162).4 While Kaussen's reading 3. In a largely psychoanalytic reading, Ronnie Scharfman interprets both plots in terms of Claire's father's initial wounding of her primary narcissism through his brutality and racist taunts. Accepting that she will never be loved and sublimating her repressed sexual...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (3-4): 259–274.
Published: 01 May 2005
... monarchy, from serfs to King-Father, himself set by divine right under the aegis of God-the-Father. These social bonds were numerous, including 1. De fa Democratie en Amerique, Paris, Garnier-Flammarion, 1981, II, p. 126,242 et 245. All of the quotes are my own translations. The Romanic Review Volume 96...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 561–577.
Published: 01 May 2010
... structures of law in order to reveal intimate enjoyments and revel in the humiliating spectacle that results). Finally, what happens to authority in the society of enjoyment? McGowan makes further use of Lacanian theory in pointing to the figure of the "anal father" as the authority figure that emblematizes...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 193–198.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., against any decision of my own, it is the rage that hits me the strongest. The story of my childhood is a story of rage and anger. I don t recall a single day when my mother wasn t standing in front of the television screaming at the politicians, They re all the same not a single day in which my father...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 319–327.
Published: 01 May 2003
... of insidious sexual violence in her role as watchdog for her friend's wretched sexual activity, which is a heart-breaking attempt at procuring the necessities of everyday life. Furthermore, all three women grow up in the shadow of the missing father and, perhaps more significantly, in the shadow of the missing...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (4): 455–478.
Published: 01 November 2001
... Review Volume 92 Number 4 © The Trustees of Columbia University 456 JEAN H. DUFFY which ultimately killed Rouaud's apparently stalwart father ("Jo Ie dur", HI, p. 172);5 Sylvie Ducas-Spaes's review article focuses on the themes of grief, war and memory in Les Champs d~honneur,6 while Simona Furdui offers...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 49–64.
Published: 01 January 2012
... was only one year old, his father suddenly abandoned Zacatecas in order to go to Peru, at that time at its peak in comparison with the situation that was beginning to affect New Spain around the same dates. Shortly thereafter, his mother and the children moved to Mexico, where the family lived until his...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 175–189.
Published: 01 May 2008
... pardon for having displeased him and expressing her "regret sincere" and "humble respect" (49)-returned home to her father without a murmur. In a final trial, her husband, pretending to remarry, required her to prepare both his intended "bride" and the bridal bedchamber for his nuptials. In a single...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 3–11.
Published: 01 January 2016
... father, My Jewish Book, regarding clandestine meetings of Jews during the German occupation of Brussels). Most of her relatives from Zloczew did not survive the war: her paternal grandparents, David Schlomo Jochimek, aged 73, and Frajda Pessa Ginsberg, aged 80, were among the 200 civilians massacred...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (3-4): 377–385.
Published: 01 May 2005
... dictionary, as "related persons living in the same household, especially the father, mother, and children," is a fairly new concept. Indeed, as Flandrin points out, this type of definition appeared for the first time in a French dictionary like the Littre only in 1869. Before that date, that is during Sand's...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 269–270.
Published: 01 January 2010
... student uprising. "Of course," he said. Then followed a most amazing exchange between my courageous friend and our mentor. She was challenging his decision and ideological stance. The explanation we were then given went something like this: a liberal stance was out of the question for someone whose father...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (4): 505–522.
Published: 01 November 2000
... of the Icarus reference and the Zeitgeber story: hostility among family members, and in particular between fathers and (adopted) sons (the nephew, Perdix, and the son-in-law, Mickey Malleville); crime and vengeance; mass-murder; death or near-death by falling and/or by drowning (Perdix, Icarus, Mme. Quaston's...