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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 181–187.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson never trumpeted her own achievements. A private, even shy woman, she would have had a hard time accepting our characterization of her influence on the field of nineteenth-century French studies. But we like to think that she would have been gratified to know that the editors...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 111–114.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Jesús Rodríguez-Velasco Copyright © 2010 The Trustees of Columbia University 2010 Jesus Rodrfguez-Velasco ROMANIA CONTINUA, ROMANIA SUBMERSA, AND THE FIELD OF ROMANCE STUDIES U nderstanding the future of Romance studies would be an act of prophecy, rather than a forecasting. Since I am...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 161–165.
Published: 01 January 2010
... might very well be an indicator of the stabilization of a domain that has now produced a sizable body of Ph.D. dissertations and a cohort of established scholars: the status and demographics of Francophone and postcolonial studies have come to resemble those of the more traditional century fields...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 409–412.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., specifically, to the problem of same-sex sexuality in the particular historical context of France in the early twentieth century. The writers in question constitute examples of what Lucey sees as calling attention to the work of genre in either stabilizing or disrupting a social field. In different ways, Gide...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 571–574.
Published: 01 November 2009
... in question constitute examples of what Lucey sees as calling attention to the work of genre in either stabilizing or disrupting a social field. In different ways, Gide, Colette, and Proust do "abstracting work" on first-person utterances in their relation to same-sex sexualities in order to overcome...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 243–251.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of the parliamentary republic, citizen democracy, or bolshevizing social movements. Whether they were of the right or of the left, the political language of Algerians during the twentieth century, and by extension their historiography, has been delimited by the French semantic field. The result is that we have many...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 141–144.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., after Gayatri Spivak, she calls "symptomatic readings" of important anthologies of feminist literary criticism and theory that had appeared between 1972 and 1987-around 1981, that is-Jane Gallop's book maps a history of the field she calls "feminist literary theory." The collected volumes she discusses...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 285–301.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Daniel Brewer Copyright © 2012 The Trustees of Columbia University 2012 Daniel Brewer AUTHORS PRESENT AND THE EXPERIENCE OF THE PAST Since the so-called cultural turn in literary studies in the United States, the exploration of the "literary field" in the wake of the sociologist Pierre...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 539–541.
Published: 01 November 2007
... in an academic context. Despite some inconsistencies in format, the volume is generally well-presented. Overall, this is a useful, although somewhat variable addition to the bibliography on literature and ageing; given the rapid expansion of the broader interdisciplinary field of Ageing Studies in recent years...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 May 2022
... George Rousseau’s seminal 1981 “state of the field” article, “the ‘and’ problem”—the question of what sort of relationship the and in literature and medicine denotes—persists (Jordanova 342). As the bioethicist Catherine Belling has pointed out, it is far from transparent what “‘literature...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 71–73.
Published: 01 January 2017
..., then chaired by Ross Chambers. By the time of the ­actual exams, in March 1987, I was of course already familiar with Ross as a tremendously smart, congenial, and generous colleague, as well as one of the most eminent figures in our shared field of nineteenth-­century French studies. But the oral exams ­were...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 101–104.
Published: 01 January 2010
... the frequent contact with other fields that are structurally related to it both formally and historically keeps you from fetishizing the preconceptions and rituals that define it, which is always a salutary state of affairs. Nevertheless, in my intervention in a conference titled "The Return to History...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 67–74.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., at best irrelevant, at worst inconsequential; and they perceive the field itself as a site of pedantry and antiquarianism, a place to escape from the demands of modern intellectual life." According to Patterson, the way to dismiss someone in English department culture is to urge them to see...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (3): 289–311.
Published: 01 May 2000
..., bloody mass of bodily tissue, the passage also uses precise anatomical terms to describe the components of the eye's mechanism: iris, lens, vitreous body, retina-terms from the field of physiological optics that divide the organ according to its various abstracted functions. There is, in this description...
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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 187–202.
Published: 01 January 2019
... the cultural concepts and also the positions and points of view from within a complex social field that might be ascribed to the vario­ us participants in t­hese scenes in order to explain the word choices they make and that the novels emphasize for us. Michael Silverstein suggests that we feel do we...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 305–320.
Published: 01 September 2021
... change” contributed to the codification and nationalization of French cuisine” (“Cultural Field” 624). Harlequin, then, was not only somewhat foreign, but also was associated with a form of theater not much concerned with the classical unities. His multicolored patchwork costume was often used...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 181–184.
Published: 01 January 2010
... and French theory in general took up their abode in the field where little in fact seemed at stake, at least in the view of an extraacademic public. And yet, there is this paradox, which I think is important: it was also because of this literary habitat that French theory came to grow, and could continue...
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Romanic Review (2018) 109 (1-4): 103–126.
Published: 01 January 2018
... of lit­er­at­ ure and the development of new literary media, the historical fact of censorship often appears as an unhappy footnote on the history and reception of major works. Yet, like the literary field that is its positive counterpart, censorship practices are also textual practices. Censorship regimes...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 155–159.
Published: 01 January 2010
... for the field of French or Romance studies as it engages with the questions raised by postcolonial literature and theory. On the one hand, they reflect an imperative to broaden our intellectual horizons: to explore the trajectories of the French language outside of Europe. On the other, we hear the admonition...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 123–127.
Published: 01 January 2014
... to the field and ethic of care in relation to everyone who has chosen to be part of it. I could not quite replicate Marshall's mode as editor, but I certainly aimed to evince the same attention and devotion to the task and realized, as I tried to refine my practice, that Phil's mode as editor was my model...