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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (1-2): 61–75.
Published: 01 January 2000
... exposant la fascination et l'horreur de la bonne societe fran~aise pour l'ennui. 11 observe: "ce peuple gai, au fond, se meprise de l'etre"40. Flaubert etait mort a la tache depuis un an. Impossible de conclure, certes; mais il n'est pas interdit de parler de la fin, en citant comme de bien entendu, la...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 235–260.
Published: 01 September 2021
... that looks back to Delphine Gay de Girardin’s witty chronicles of July Monarchy Paris, the “Courrier de Paris” (1836–1848), and ahead to Annie Ernaux’s ironic journal of urban selfhood in transit, Journal du dehors (1993). Critical reception of Marni in her lifetime presents a spectrum of opinions, from...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 127–145.
Published: 01 January 2013
... the fantasized and initiatory transmission from uncle to nephew and from master to young man. For gay and lesbian readers, Robert Pinget's work is naturally inscribed in the corpus of homosexual literature. For Dennis Cooper, for example, "Pinget was the only gay member of the Nouveau Roman. Pinget was very...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 579–582.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., that is, insofar as any gay son, to his shame, has failed at both conventional masculinity and, if childless, reproduction. Disastrous too insofar as any such parent, the man must feel, has failed at fatherhood. The Marais, of course, had until the Holocaust been predominantly Jewish and then, even after the AIDS...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 575–579.
Published: 01 November 2009
... but then finally friendly. Disastrous, that is, insofar as any gay son, to his shame, has failed at both conventional masculinity and, if childless, reproduction. Disastrous too insofar as any such parent, the man must feel, has failed at fatherhood. The Marais, of course, had until the Holocaust been...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 25–26.
Published: 01 January 2017
... in Ann Arbor, he had placed on a high shelf the minutes of a gay rights organ­ization of which he was the trea­surer. He had underestimated my height; I saw the text. My inner reaction was admiration, but I said nothing at the time. Ross knew I had seen it, but he said nothing ­either. ­Later...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 83–88.
Published: 01 January 2017
... there for twenty-two years; as I was preparing for my departure from Michigan while first writing these lines, his loss was still being mourned. My last call at Ann Arbor s gay bar, the Aut Bar, is already behind me. One of my favorite last-call bartenders, Terry McClymonds, well-known for last-call announcements...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 457–479.
Published: 01 November 2007
... of outlet for hostile impulses, an 'allusion' to an unspoken insult that forms the background of a joke Homophobic caricature is a 'defamation' it places itself within the horizon of insult and draws upon the mental schemas that produce laughter at the sight of gay people. It expresses the inferiority...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 31–33.
Published: 01 January 2017
... r­at­ure. We also knew that engaging even with literary culture meant engag­ ing with concepts of power, and therefore the pol­itic­ al, that is, the politics of gender, sexual minorities, intersectional identities, geopol­itic­ al inequalities. In 1994 we coedited a special gay and lesbian...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (1-2): 73–77.
Published: 01 January 2001
... homosexual or bi-sexual matters little here, the point was that the party frowned on both, considered them examples of bourgeois decadence, excluded gays in fact, yet apparently overlooked his own deviation as long as he was discrete, covered it with an appropriately heterosexual marriage, and adhered...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 47–56.
Published: 01 January 2016
... noted almost all with a nod to Roland Barthes the usurpation of space, symbolic of power and position, is central to any analysis of Britannicus.1 Gay McAuley makes the salient point about the particular space(s) of the tragedy: On the physical level the palace is labyrinthine: Burrhus speaks of means...
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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 223–246.
Published: 01 January 2019
... friend and ami/amie ­were used periphrastically to allude to homo­ sexuality without naming it directly. That practice was especially common in Sarah Bernhardt s Friend 225 an era that lacked a consistent vocabulary for designating the p­ eople whom the late twentieth ­century would call gays...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (1): 51–69.
Published: 01 January 2007
... Sex/Different Text? Gay and Lesbian Writing in French, 9 (March 1997): 206-07); Lawrence R. Schehr, "A Queer Theory Approach: Gender and Genre in Old Goriot," in Michal Peled Ginsburg, Ed. Teaching Balzac's Old Goriot (NY: MLA, 2000) 119, 123. Whatever the case, a reading of Tristan's text recalls...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 441–454.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and Derrida; Foucault and Kristeva came to speak. This was the atmosphere, rigorous high theory, in which I was studying to get a PhD in French. When I entered graduate school in 1972, I was fully engaged in two different but interlocking social movements: women’s liberation (second-wave feminism) and gay...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 199–213.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., Thérèse et Isabelle, La Bâtarde), that include scenes recounting in detail sexual relations between women. Her books also include accounts of her unrequited love for a series of gay men (including Maurice Sachs, Jean Genet, and Jacques Guérin), her physical and emotional feelings for Simone de Beauvoir...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 127–135.
Published: 01 January 2016
... (and I was in turn angered by their perplexity). In the age of gay marriage and LGBTQI activism, Wittig s works of revolutionary lesbian separatist rage seem to belong to a recent past slightly embarrassing in its earnest allegiance to the idea of total gender annihilation through violent linguistic...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (1): 93–94.
Published: 01 January 2006
... des jOllrnaux », et derriere Dinah, Delphine Gay de Girardin, la « Muse de la patrie ». Dans Le Bal de Sceaux, Elnilie de Fontaine echolle avoir et asavoir ce que avaut son « roi de ecrur », et lire les dessotls de cartes de la partie politique en cours soUS la Restauration. Dans Albert Sauarus, Ie...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 545–564.
Published: 01 November 2009
.... Hugues Rebell was the pseudonym of Georges Grassal, who was born in Nantes on October 28th, 1867 into a bourgeois family of ship owners and captains. 1 Barely eighteen years old, he began a review entitled Le Gai S~avoir in 1885, enamored as he already was with Nietzsche who was at this time completely...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 133–142.
Published: 01 January 2014
... "L'Ironie" tells the story of a group of young people who visit an old woman who is isolated and dying, her life entirely turned to God. At one point, the young people decide to go to the movies: Pour prolonger cette reunion, on decida d'aller au cinema. On passait justement un film gai. Le jeune homme...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 215–217.
Published: 01 January 2015
..., a en croire Raymond Gay-Crosier, « Ia notation quotidienne [dans les Carnets] ne sera pas suivie » (Lire les Carnets d'Albert Camus, Septentrion, 2012, 15), force est de constater que la place et Ie poids, voire la preoccupation du quotidien en tant que tel n'echappe pas a ...