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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 65–89.
Published: 01 January 2011
.... The fountain at the center of the romance nicely embodies this dilemma. I will summarize the scene briefly here and return to it later. When the lover/poet comes upon the fountain at line 1425, he immediately notices an inscription that announces that Narcissus died here.2 For about seventy lines he tells...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 49–63.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Jean's repetition of the Lover's recitation of the commandments of Love at the Fountain of Narcissus in Guillaume. The point of the repetition is structurally significant, with the Lover's recitation in Guillaume occurring at the midpoint of his 4000-line romance, and in Jean at the midpoint...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 288–291.
Published: 01 January 2010
...-and often still does. For me, as a child and as a young adult, the Creuse was paradise. I did not live there permanently, and things like outhouses seemed exotic. Going to the fountain for water was an adventure. My aunt, a Parisian who married into the family, did not like the Creuse and once swallowed one...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 250–252.
Published: 01 January 2010
... sit waiting not so patiently for the next installment, while he would scribble evenly and hum "Amazing Grace." He wrote with an elegant gold mock-fountain pen and employed a Greek lettering system to identify sections of the manuscript. If he needed to edit large chunks of material, he would retrieve...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (4): 353–374.
Published: 01 November 2000
... already "searched and seen" "tot I'afere et tot l'estre," "the entire condition and nature of the garden," when he comes upon the fountain: 1 Mes j'alai tant destre et senestre que j'oi tot l'afere et tot I'estre dou vergier cerchie et veu. [1415-17 - emphasis mine] (I wandered to right and to left until...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (1): 106–109.
Published: 01 January 2006
..., perhaps, here," Rilke wonders, 'I.just for saying: House / Bridge, Fountain, Gate, Jug, Olive tree, Window possibly: Pillar, Tower?" (trans. J. B. Leishnlan and Stephen Spender, New York: Norton, 1939, 1969). This is a question that Philippe Jaccottet tries to answer, affirtllatively of course...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 13–28.
Published: 01 January 2015
... is not exactly a mural. Figure 1. Ulysses and the Sirens. Mosaic, 380 x 130 em, 250-270 CEo Musee National du Bardo, Tunis The mosaic, in fact, decorates the basin of a large fountain (Figures 2-4). Figure 2 16 ANDRE BENHAIM Figure 3 Figure 46 More than the waters this fountain once contained, the meanings...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (1): 101–106.
Published: 01 January 2006
..., a pure word, the yellow and blue / gentian." "Are we, perhaps, here," Rilke wonders, 'I.just for saying: House / Bridge, Fountain, Gate, Jug, Olive tree, Window possibly: Pillar, Tower?" (trans. J. B. Leishnlan and Stephen Spender, New York: Norton, 1939, 1969). This is a question that Philippe Jaccottet...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 227–234.
Published: 01 January 2010
... in black ink using a surprisingly delicate gold Dupont fountain pen. It seemed to me something like watching Ralph Richardson grumble at stagehands during a rehearsal; I realized that the Michael Riffaterre who illustrated his lectures with boldly traced words on the board was not quite the same entity...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 227–233.
Published: 01 January 2004
... it encloses has become as inaccessible for me as the original flower in the petrifying fountain. On the left riverbank, before the castle comes into view, one passes the slope of a hill that plunges headlong into the Evre; its shadows seem to pour into the water like black ink, deepening the silence...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 357–369.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of the fictional character, says Proust, was ingenious, since it enables us to experience life through other eyes. I will return to this scene in a moment. It eventually will lead—hundreds of pages later—to one of those operatic Proustian moments: The only true voyage, the only bath in the Fountain of Youth...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 135–151.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., a river. The unending and irrecuperable river of Heraclitus. Pragmatism does not seek to restrain or attenuate the richness of the world; it wants to keep growing like the world. ("Nota preliminar" 11-12) Whether this version of the "unending and irrecuperable river of Heraclitus," fountain of true...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 363–380.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Enraged" in the Salon of War (Constans 104) Charles Le Brun's "Holland Defeated with Her Lion" in the Salon of War (Constans 105) ALLISON STEDMAN Appendix II: Jean Cotelle "The Lake of the Swiss Guards and the Orangerie" in the Gallery Of the Grand Trianon (Constans 88) Jean Cotelie, "The Fountain...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 561–577.
Published: 01 May 2010
... by a magic fountain, changed to hatred, then back into love, then love for another, and so on. As to Calvino's penchant for pure formalism, critics as diverse as Guido Almansi ("11 mondo binario di Italo Calvino," Paragone 258 (1971): 95-110), Paolo Briganti ("La vocazione combinatoria di Italo Calvino...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 452–469.
Published: 01 December 2021
... at the fountain when “la badine Erato”—another burlesque juxtaposition—steps in, identifies him as Deshoulières’s dog, and appoints him “le Cerbère du Parnasse.” He decides to chase away all the verse forms of which he disapproves. This poem, as Schröder suggests, has a satirical intertext, recalling Boileau’s...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 239–256.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the patroness: I am writing to one, who makes no Merit of good actions, because every day of yours produces inimitable ones; and I may justly say, they spring from the fountain of goodness. But I will not indulge myself in writing any thing that bears the face of a panegyrick [sic], to one that is above all...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (3): 245–262.
Published: 01 May 2000
... deathstyle. It is not clear if, pulling the trigger of his revolver, Julien aims at himself or at an "egg vacillating on top of a fountain" (221). This egg, which he at first sees as a jumping white spot, may be the trembling tip of a gun barrel that Julien sees when he opens his eyes and realizes that his...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (4): 369–386.
Published: 01 November 2002
... creatus I Factus at inde malus fons vocor ipse malus. I Of Goodness I the Fountaine am, I Bee'ng good at first created; I But since made Evill, I the WeIll Of III am nominated." See Anne Lake Prescott, Imagining Rabelais in Renaissance England (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1998), p. 87...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 453–472.
Published: 01 November 2009
... is perhaps the most dramatic link between Medusa and poetic art, the horse Pegasus is born from Medusa's decapitated head and stamps on the ground to create Hippocrene, the fountain of the Muses, to which the learned Athena pays an appreciative visit. 11. On Medusa's sensuality, see John Freccero, "Medusa...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 205–223.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., the elusive character-if one can call her that-comes up again in the story's conclusion, as the narrator, "Borges," feels that his story is escaping him and his characters are vanishing: "[Averroes] suddenly disappeared with him disappeared the house and the invisible fountain and the books...