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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 389–408.
Published: 01 December 2021
... 192–93. eh58@st-andrews.ac.uk Copyright © 2021 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2021 Madeleine des Roches agonistic writing forms of obligation the querelle des femmes women and the law The respectability of Renaissance quarreling was governed...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 361–373.
Published: 01 November 2007
...). GIFT EXCHANGE IN MERIMEE'S CARMEN the narrator and Jose become friendly and even share shelter for the night at a roadside inn. The Frenchman explains that the obligations of these relations compel him to honor the alliance he forms with don Jose, thereby superseding the social obligation of cordiality...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (3-4): 311–324.
Published: 01 May 2005
... of Columbia University 312 AIMEE BOUTIN classes as symbolized by their opposed dwellings, the chateau and the farm; the lovers, however, have much in common. Both feel displaced and are racked by feelings of obligation, debt and rivalry toward their families; and both dream of new forms of solidarity in self...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (3): 327–359.
Published: 01 May 2004
... to crowd out the "main" line of action? The comedia has been seen by some as merely the didactic arm of the hegemonic state which controlled its authors as mere puppets or pawns. It has also been seen as an inherently popular form, written for the vulgo in the corrales and defined in opposition to more...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 674–687.
Published: 01 November 2010
... that Cornelian tragedy has metaphysical rather than exclusively political dimensions. 11 The public display of the name is, as Jean Starobinski has argued, fundamental to the nature of the Cornelian hero: "Chez Corneille, l'ostentation et Ie defi prendront souvent la forme d'une exhibition du nom. II suffit que...
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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 15–29.
Published: 01 January 2019
... France du dix-­neuvième siècle, à savoir dans une période qui a vu paradoxalement la montée de l individualisme en art et le développement des formes de sociabilité littéraires et artistiques ? Telle est la question qui nous occupera. Elle peut se décomposer en deux ordres de questions : 1) comment...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 3–10.
Published: 01 January 2012
... of heresy constitute other forms of theological and juridical education of societies, that is, other incorporations of a hieratic and formalized discourse in conflicting universes: during the constitution of the kingdom of France; during the redefinition of the reconquista in Spain (Jews were constituted...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 19–24.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Ali Behdad Copyright © 2017 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2017 Ali Behdad REMEMBERING ROSS, THE KYNIC In his Critique of Cynical Reason, Peter Sloterdijk makes a distinction between modern cynicism, which he defines as an enlightened form of false...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 7–12.
Published: 01 January 2015
... this with Derrida and Gianni Vattimo locating the ethical moment of the Abrahamic in the negotiation between God and Abraham.9 Toni Morrison had maternalized the story and made the murder happen. tO So does Djebar's text, in other ways. The women's chants make Sarah speak. We are obliged to look at the interstices...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 441–454.
Published: 01 December 2020
... familiar, maybe even generic, graduate student experience. A student reads a lot of impressive scholarly writing to learn their field; facing the necessity of producing a dissertation, they feel inadequate to enter the field, to measure up to the very work that was formative for the student. Generic...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 155–173.
Published: 01 January 2012
... were mystics belonging to a specific historical period, the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Jumping forward to my argument, I point out the following: the mystic's epistemology is not reducible to the nineteenth century's human sciences or to the form they take in the twentieth. In a way, however...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 375–385.
Published: 01 November 2007
... sauvage, innocente, therapeutique, que Ie citadin se voit oblige de frequenter pour sa recuperation physique et mentale. Responsable de cette tendance des esprits est en premier lieu la litterature car, remarque Emile Michel, « pour complaire aux dispositions agrestes du public, elle a continue a lui...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 173–191.
Published: 01 May 2020
... vitality from nonhuman realities and that the meanings we assign to those realities do not precede them but are obliged to “trail them” instead, “like the tails of comets” (23). States may consequently have been willing to concede the claims Harman attributes to Latour, namely that “non-human actors do...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (3-4): 455–457.
Published: 01 May 2005
... George Sand a Nohant, « l'annee George Sand ». Cette decision depassait Ie simple cadre des celebrations nationales, desormais pourvue d'un comite et d'un annuaire. Elle supposait en effet un effort de sensibilisation a la personne, a l'reuvre et a la pensee de George Sand sous diverses formes: la...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 519–520.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Nouvelles Recreations, the literary pact between reader and writer is not based upon the obligation to fulfill traditional authorial promises-i.e. truthfulness, moral decency, etc-but rather upon the expectation that the storyteller will unexpectedly flout them-to the reader's delight. And Richard Regosin's...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (1): 122–124.
Published: 01 January 2006
... study of the hospitality begins with an analysis of the theories of Marcel Mauss ("Marcel Mauss" by Anne Gotnlan and "Don" by Danielle Perrot) according to which hospitality deterlnines a sacred period in the life of "prinlitive" societies and a sacred obligation to give and receive gifts; Marie Gaille...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (1-2): 247–248.
Published: 01 January 2003
... eloges de villes. La vogue croissante des plans de villes et des guides de voyage laisse egalement son empreinte sur un texte qui met par consequent en jeu un ensemble complexe de stereotypes: l'auteur y expose un parcours oblige de lieux dont la description obeit a une rhetorique codifiee. Les Vers...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 93–95.
Published: 01 January 2017
..., Ross made it clear that it was fine with him if his identity was shared with the author. I d like in turn to share a part of that report ­the part about Ross. He begins by saying: As a gay man who survived the HIV/AIDS epidemic of the 80s and 90s, I felt obliged to respond to that circumstance...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 111–132.
Published: 01 January 2012
... fabrica] (Libra 14). Although this stance has almost exclusively been seen as a sign of Sigiienza's distance from his "baroque" environment, these terms do not address the way in which Sigtienza's defense of mathematical reason was part of his attempt to form a seventeenth-century Mexican public...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 49–64.
Published: 01 January 2012
... character and the context that formed him, since only then can we begin to intuit some of the possible motives in the trajectory that sent him to the stake, even if we may not understand his unique destiny in an era and a society in which heretics were already exceptional. Upon entering the Inquisition's...