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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 91–109.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Maurice Samuels Copyright © 2019 The Trustees of Columbia University 2019 Maurice Samuels FRIENDSHIP AND BETRAYAL: THE DUCHESSE DE BERRY, SIMON DEUTZ, AND MODERN FRANCE S FIRST ANTI-­SEMITIC AFFAIR At 5:30 p.m. on November 6, 1832, police agents raided the ­house at No. 3, rue Haute-d­ u-C­...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 117–121.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Suzanne Jill Levine Copyright © 2007 The Trustees of Columbia University 2007 Suzanne Jill Levine BORGES: 'THE READER' IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY I gladly accepted Dominique Jullien's invitation last year to edit an homage to Borges on the twentieth anniversary of his death, June 14 1986. I...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (1): 51–71.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Renée M. Silverman Copyright © 2006 The Trustees of Columbia University 2006 Renee M. Silverlnal1 QUESTIONING THE TERRITORY OF MODERNISM: ULTRAiSMO AND THE AESTHETIC OF THE FIRST SPANISH AVANT-GARDE T he prohlell1 of situating the subject in tin1e and space is perhaps a con1monplace in what...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 409–412.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Lynne Huffer Michael Lucey . Never Say I: Sexuality and the First Person in Colette, Gide, and Proust . Durham : Duke University Press , 2006 . Pp. 321 . Copyright © 2009 The Trustees of Columbia University 2009 BOOK REVIEWS par Ie roman realiste, peut-etre pourrait...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 571–574.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Lynne Huffer Michael Lucey . Never Say I: Sexuality and the First Person in Colette, Gide, and Proust . Durham : Duke University Press , 2006 . Pp. 321 . Copyright © 2009 The Trustees of Columbia University 2009 BOOK REVIEWS 57 1 et les deux derniers chapitres de l'ouvrage...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 75–89.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Stephen G. Nichols Copyright © 2010 The Trustees of Columbia University 2010 Stephen G. Nichols PHILOLOGY AS BLOOD SPORT: THE ROMANIC REVIEWS FIRST DECADE I t is not exactly fashionable today to call our field Romance philology. Describing a colleague as a "philologist" in fact might well...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 172–174.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Rachel Mesch Nicholas White . French Divorce Fiction from the Revolution to the First World War . London : Legenda , 2012 . Pp. 205 . Copyright © 2013 The Trustees of Columbia University 2013 BOOK REVIEWS problems are, as the author suggests, matter for another book entirely...
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Published: 01 September 2020
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (3): 473–491.
Published: 01 December 2022
..., the first part of this essay offers a detailed reading of the escape from reality that Emma fantasizes in chapter 12 of part 2 of the novel. Emma’s quixotic vision of a flight away from her husband is contrasted here with Charles Bovary’s realistic dream about their future together as a family. While Emma’s...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 260–287.
Published: 01 September 2020
... driven by the evolving politics and economics of the daily press during the first decades of the Third Republic. Ultimately, this politically motivated, half-fabricated reinvention of the word pornographie culminated with its becoming the catchall term that would all but replace obscenity as a signifier...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 288–315.
Published: 01 September 2020
...figure 1. Bruges-la-Morte , first page of the Flammarion edition (1892). ...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 408–416.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Thomas Pavel Abstract This essay begins as a reminiscence of its author’s early readings, including the first volume of Marcel Proust’s Remembrance of Things Past . It then reflects on Proust’s depiction of his family, his love of art, and his pessimistic views on love. Copyright © 2020...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 430–439.
Published: 01 December 2020
... but are in some sense not entirely wrong. A noise is misinterpreted, attributed to an incorrect source, but Proust’s narrator, while scrupulously revising the perception, allows his first take a sort of magical afterlife. This effect is subtly developed in the last volume of the novel, where the narrator...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 423–436.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Derval Conroy Abstract This article examines one of Marie de Gournay’s forays into religious controversy in her short text “Advis à quelques gens d’Église.” First published in L’Ombre de la damoiselle de Gournay (1626), the text is an indictment of the abuse of the sacrament of confession by both...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 437–451.
Published: 01 December 2021
... art of ambiguity: through her involvement with the first readers of La Rochefoucauld’s Maximes and her relations with the nuns of Port-Royal, Sablé aims to preserve her own viewpoint and her friendships at the same time. These ambiguities lead to the hypothesis that she faced gendered limits...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 7–19.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Maggie Fritz-Morkin Abstract Some medical treatises from medieval France and Italy demonstrate surprising rhetorical exuberance, especially in the paratexts where an authorial persona can emerge in the first person. This essay launches from the scatological metaphors and epithets in the exordia...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 87–111.
Published: 01 May 2022
.... This novel seems at first glance to be a fairly straightforward satire of the excesses of the court of Henri III of France (r. 1574–1589). Yet the banquet scene evokes the flexibility of diet and of other aspects of the Galenic regimen in the profusion and variety of food presented. In linking the practices...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (2): 177–198.
Published: 01 September 2022
... the question by reading the narrative of incest that dominates the “prehistory” of the prose Tristan against two key concepts that inform Michel Foucault’s 1971 essay “Nietzsche, la généalogie, l’histoire.” First, Foucault’s focus on the succession of discursive formations allows for a reinterpretation...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (2): 151–176.
Published: 01 September 2022
... medieval canon law and modern consent theory. In dialogue with each of these domains, this essay studies, first, how particular episodes not only call attention to the importance of sexual consent but also to factors that mitigate it—as well as to the more general limitations of the concept. Second...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (2): 241–259.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Timothy Raser Abstract The differences existing between the first three editions of Le Dernier Jour d’un condamné make it impossible to speak of single work with a single message, and close examination of the text shows that it is following a repetitive, mechanical compulsion that has come...