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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 27–47.
Published: 01 May 2020
... is useful for defining each, in practice more than two are often found “plaited.” I make this argument through a discussion of the use of brackets to mark verse form and rhyme scheme in medieval manuscripts: an example of [TEC•FIC•REF] plaiting. Finally, I call for further development of the multimodal...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 590–593.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Lauren Walsh Visible Writings: Cultures, Forms, Readings . Edited by Marija Dalbello and Mary Shaw . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers UP , 2011 . Pp. 356 . Copyright © 2012 The Trustees of Columbia University 2012 59° BOOK REVIEWS responded by asserting poetry's autonomy from...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 193–195.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Eliza Zingesser Anna Zayaruznaya . The Monstrous New Art: Divided Forms in the Late Medieval Motet . Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 2015 . Pp. 234 + appendices. Copyright © 2015 The Trustees of Columbia University 2015 BOOK REVIEWS 193 In sum, Gaunt's cogent study opens the door...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 8–26.
Published: 01 May 2020
... that inhabit it, as well as to the ways in which myths solicit representation in material form. In this instance, material form is a medieval manuscript, one that can be read, through a Latourian lens, as a set of category crossings that bring together points in space and time. Those points are not organized...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 205–226.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Jonathan Morton Abstract The main texts under consideration in this article are two French-language Alexander romances written in the second half of the twelfth century, discussed in relation to the Latin historical, romance, and naturalist traditions that form the backbone of the medieval...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 288–315.
Published: 01 September 2020
... literary and pictorial practices. The aura of Bruges is used to explore the nature and limits of analogy—a term shared by symbolism and photography—leading to a critique of forms of identification that conflate difference with similitude. Copyright © 2020 by the Trustees of Columbia University...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 62–72.
Published: 01 May 2021
... be attributed to the presence of numerous themes dear to the poet, which sometimes emerge only in nuce and sometimes already in a mature form in the treatise. Nonetheless, Dante took many of these subjects and linguistic experimentations and elaborated on them in his later works. In particular, book 4 functions...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 281–304.
Published: 01 September 2021
... pattern that comes to characterize not only food but also bodies, clothing, décor, narrative form, and modes of attention and belief. I argue that the aesthetics of patchwork and collage extend as well to Sue’s self-fashioning as a political and moral opportunist. 9. It is worth noting that diversity...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 235–260.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Cheryl A. Morgan Abstract This article examines the urban fiction of Jeanne Marni’s 1898 Fiacres , a collection of twenty-five stories that first appeared in the daily newspaper Le Temps . The stories are presented in the form of dialogues transcribed by an invisible spectator from within the horse...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (4): 474–478.
Published: 01 November 2002
... studies. The difficulties of such an enterprise are considerable, as Oulipians have repeatedly insisted that the group is not a literary school, but rather a kind of research group inter- ested in proposing new forms and constraints. In this context, Peter Consen- stein's book proposes a welcome new...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 103–106.
Published: 01 January 2014
... and aristocratic form. Moreover, in the postwar world, it has been "tainted by its association with totalitarian regimes" whose deliberate debasement of language through propagandistic excess-what George Steiner refers to as the "stiffening of language" in The Death of Tragedy-has decimated tragedy by stripping...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 373–387.
Published: 01 May 2009
... at the time of his death-produces a physiological effect upon the narrator: Chacune des lettres formees disait une douleur. Le L ruisselait de pleurs, Ie 0 etouffait un cri, Ie C repandait une clarte de lune mor- bide, Ie S rappelait la forme du pays de mon enfance, Ie I tremblant etait a l'image de mon pere...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (1-2): 204–207.
Published: 01 January 2000
... of death to that of the social ball, from the form of the dialogue on dance in antiquity to the modern day, from dance theory in Mallarme to dance criticism by Andre Levinson and Fernand Divoire. In his introduction to the work, Alain Montandon sets out the central prob- lematic of this collection: how...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 219–226.
Published: 01 January 2004
... to find an excel- lent and enthusiastic publisher-Jonathan Rabinowitz of Turtle Point Press, N.Y.-I embarked on Les Eaux etroites5 (also with Julien Gracq's blessings), and am now working on La Forme d'une ville. What have been some of the challenges and difficulties encountered so far? First of all...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (1-2): 69–76.
Published: 01 January 2008
... autre."2 What sensations is the poem designed to produce? What operations of language enable it to do so? In other words, one must direct one's attention to questions of form, "L'unite et la consistence de la forme where form is con- strued in terms of specific operations of language.4 What...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 151–169.
Published: 01 January 2004
.... This interpretation is a post- modern rejoinder to Kant's concept of "tautegory," which posits that what feels and what is felt in the aesthetic perception is the same, forming what he calls the aesthetic reflection. Lyotard's response maintains that this reflection is always im- perfect, and it surprisingly takes...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 133–142.
Published: 01 January 2014
... and, at times, openly hostile to it. According to Dudley Andrew, in 1949 Camus may even have convinced Gallimard to stop funding the prestigious Revue du cinema, one of the very few journals in postwar France that treated cinema as a serious art form. "Camus," Andrew concludes, "was simply not interested...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of that past survives in them—nothing of that past ought to survive in them” ( We 68). But what if we were to put Modern life on a new footing by examining medieval modes of existence as they are marked by boundless forms of translation and transformation and as they continue to inflect our experience today...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 863–868.
Published: 01 November 2010
... after Le Pacte autobiographique, Jeannelle has devoted his talents and considerable energies to the rehabilitation of a form of writing that appeared to be devoid of all literary and theoretical cachet. His overall aim is to restore memoirs to critical intelligibility by identifying the key characteris...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 123–134.
Published: 01 January 2007
... Nothing could be further from the Superman, or from Zarathustra, than the paralytic Funes doomed to die young of congestion although the loose form in which Nietzs- chean ideas circulated in the early twentieth century makes it hard to judge the possibly intended significance behind such a reference. One...