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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 129–139.
Published: 01 January 2010
... was on Romance Studies, on things here, not in Paris. I looked at the Romanic Review for 1975: only one article devoted to a woman author (a review article on Kristeva's Revolution by Michel Beaujour), and not a single feminist article in the four issues for that year. I looked at 1976: not one single feminist...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 141–144.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Fran~aise and Columbia, placing her obser- vations about the Romanic Review into a slightly larger context of feminist literary theory in the u.s. academy before, around, and after 1991. Around 1991, in 1992, in fact, Jane Gallop published her book entitled Around 1981.1 Consisting of a series of what...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 145–147.
Published: 01 January 2010
... their cherished texts re-interpreted as condoning or at best only narrowly avoiding rape. 1 It was nice, if unsurprising, to hear Stephen Nichols saluted as the first to introduce medieval feminist studies to the pages of the Romanic Review when he instigated and introduced the 1988 issue. Whenever...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 127–135.
Published: 01 January 2016
... not been a great number of feminist conferences held at the Maison Française of Columbia. The previous one, which may also have been the first one, took place over thirty years ago, in November 1984. Orga- nized by Nancy K. Miller and Michael Riffaterre, it was one of the then ongoing series of annual...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 441–454.
Published: 01 December 2020
... in the seventies, I in fact considered these to be two aspects of the same movement. Speaking at various universities in the 1980s, I would often say I went into graduate school a lesbian feminist . . . and came out a poststructuralist. I liked to phrase my transformation thus in order to play up the contrast...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 400–404.
Published: 01 May 2008
... corpus for feminist readings. Three books testify to the vitality of interest in this corpus, if not the creation of a new subfield within early modern French liter- ary studies in North America: my own Fairy Tales, Sexuality, and Gender in France, 1690-1715 (1996), Patricia Hannon's Fabulous Identities...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2015
... University on October 16,2015. Written after the writer's death, they combine personal remembrances with reflections on loss and mourning as recurrent themes of Djebar's writing. They also speak to Djebar's legacies as a feminist writing between cultures and as a major voice of postcolonial thought. Djebar...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 413–418.
Published: 01 May 2014
... so quick to claim that they are not feminists? Mesch goes to the heart of these contradictions and offers new ways to analyze and understand them through the previously overlooked and rich medium of the illustrated women's magazines Femina and La Vie heureuse.1 Mesch argues convincingly...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 71–92.
Published: 01 January 2015
... emancipation depicted in her first novel, The Mischief (La Soif, 1957), to her representation of the female anticolonial resistance fighters in the Algerian Revolution8 in Fantasia: An Algerian Cavalcade and The Woman without a Grave (La Femme sans sepulture, 2002), Djebar has always attracted feminist...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 409–412.
Published: 01 May 2009
... dismissal of what we might call "standpoint epistemol- ogies," situated positions of knowing such as those espoused and theorized by feminist critics and philosophers. Arguing for a different approach than what he calls "a received habit" of "reading Colette within a tradition of French women's writing" (24...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 571–574.
Published: 01 November 2009
... by feminist critics and philosophers. Arguing for a different approach than what he calls "a received habit" of "reading Colette within a tradition of French women's writing" (24), Lucey insistently marginalizes questions of gender as common and uninteresting. The "more commonly evoked structures of literary...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 January 2007
..., Charles Fourier, the Saint-Simonian writers, and Pierre Leroux, whose contributions to women's history help understand women's writing as a revolutionary act promoting the dissemination of feminist ideas. As writers and proponents of feminist and socialist causes, the women writ- ers Hart examines sought...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (1): 109–111.
Published: 01 January 2007
... who also represent revolution, feminism, otherness, and exile. With the final essay of the section by Dominique Desanti the reader is reminded that this heroine did and does in fact have an important role and presence in political and feminist campaigns. The organization of this anthology intends...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 253–274.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Pinet; and Mombello. 6. Late nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century scholars wrote extensively about Christine as a feminist; see McLeod, as well as Fenster and Reno. Later scholars have debated whether Christine is in fact a feminist. The bibliography on the question is quite extensive...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (1): 103–105.
Published: 01 January 2007
..., Tristan's success in publishing her travel account was a real feminist tour de force. According to Michaud the strength of the work is its immediacy and accessi bility. As he points out in his preface, the work underwent several transla- tions (10). However, it was to be another one hundred and fifty years...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 565–567.
Published: 01 November 2009
... de multiples reecritures et lectures. Jullien a choisi de s'en tenir a quelques reecritures litteraires significatives et representatives, et d'en faire quatre lec- tures differentes : politique, esthetique, feministe et introspective. Placer Ie theme de l'education au creur de ces lectures (ne faut...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 483–496.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., passivity and availability, even indifference. Descriptions are explicit and detailed, the language frank and precise, and the tone factual and detached. In light of the second-wave feminist movement from the 1960s that encour- aged women to explore writing about female bodies and sexualities, Millet's...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 19–20.
Published: 01 January 2016
... to discover that I was not the only student who had received red marks on a dissertation chapter with these very remarks. Though we may not always have agreed with her formulation of feminism or with her assertion that Rousseau was a feminist, Gita May was a true feminist by my definition. She proved...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 185–189.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., Deleuze, or Derrida, and half illus- trate feminist or gender-focused criticism (a study of "The Rhetoric of Sexual Violence in the Medieval Pastourelle" by Kathryn Gravdal, for example; an examination of the battle of the sexes in the eighteenth century by Joan Stew- art; and a favorable review of Nancy...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 223–242.
Published: 01 May 2013
... abundantly available North African (origin) material, mainstream and feminist, the work of Edward W. Said and subalternist theories. 1 In mainstream hexagonal theory, there is a degree of resistance to what is perceived as postcolonial theory, although that does not stop the state from pursuing postcolonial...