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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 317–331.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Sophie Raynard Copyright © 2008 The Trustees of Columbia University 2008 Sophie Raynard PERRAULT ET LES CONTEUSES PRECIEUSES DE LA GENERATION 1690: DIALOGUE INTERTEXTUEL OU QUERELLE MASQUEE? Comme tous les critiques du genre Ie savent bien, les premiers contes de fees datent de la decennie...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 305–320.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Cary Hollinshead-Strick Abstract If the idea of cuisine invites readers to an elite place of appreciation, as Priscilla Ferguson has shown, comparing newspapers to leftovers and subsistence food is a move designed to generate suspicion. Nineteenth-century authors wary of press innovations compared...
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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 (3): 344–355.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Catherine Delons Résumé À sa mort, Baudelaire laissait une œuvre en partie inachevée. Malgré le titre général d’ Œuvres complètes donné par Banville et Asselineau à l’édition de l’œuvre poétique, critique, et des traductions d’Edgar Poe (1868–1870), nombre de textes avaient été écartés en raison de...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (3): 426–447.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Kathryn E. Levine Abstract The apparent ambiguity at the heart of Marie de France’s lai “Chèvrefeuille” has beguiled generations of readers. This short twelfth-century Old French verse text purports to tell a simple story of how the exiled Tristan manages to signal to Yseut as she passes through...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (1): 77–95.
Published: 01 May 2023
... women, and the author’s own. Reading the novel as largely to do with class and money, patriarchal capitalism, and the affective ruptures generated by social, economic, and cultural mobility, the Middle Ages seem far from its concerns. Yet solitude, loneliness, and death haunt the texts by and about all...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 189–212.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... Reflecting on the dialogical generation of meaning, I trace the ways in which reading Balzac and Sand together reveals a complex and continuing conversation between the two authors about similarity, difference, and the dialectical nature of identity. This ongoing intertextual exchange, I argue, helps us see...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 261–279.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of nostalgia for revolutionary Paris aims to generate a new street aesthetics and an egalitarian public sphere. Copyright © 2021 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2021 Jules Vallès palimpsestic memory left-wing melancholia urban sketch space studies Oui, quand le...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 389–408.
Published: 01 December 2021
... in obligation to her, and to object to women’s exclusion from the law. It thus shows how des Roches’s references to the court cases that plagued her widowhood actively engaged both with the individual quarrels of these specific cases and with a more general quarrel with the injustices of an exclusive and often...
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Romanic Review (2024) 115 (1): 59–84.
Published: 01 May 2024
... in Rukeyser’s artistic practice and illustrates her outlook on the process. More generally, it engages with existing theorizations of the translation of poetry, especially those that focus on the often precarious position of the established poet as translator. With Rukeyser’s translatorial position established...
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Romanic Review (2024) 115 (1): 190–212.
Published: 01 May 2024
... on one of Duras’s most understudied works, Les Mains négatives (1979). In this cine-poem, Duras pursues a dialogue begun with Blanchot during the general strike over the reconceptualization of communism as a form of communal experience antithetic to all power structures. Duras envisions this inoperative...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (1-2): 187–202.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Ann Banfield Copyright © 2009 The Trustees of Columbia University 2009 Ann Banfield "PROUST'S PESSIMISM" AS BECKETT'S COUNTER-POISON An obsession with generation traverses Samuel Beckett's work. It is, to borrow Beckett's phrase from Proust (111.260), "a neuralgia rather than a theme" (Proust...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (1-2): 129–135.
Published: 01 January 2009
... presented in a critical essay, or an implicit history of the kind suggested by the poet's general attitudes to the literary past-you are likely to learn the same general truth, no matter which poet you read. What every modern poet tells you is that the whole course of literary history has been moving toward...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 135–151.
Published: 01 May 2007
... the spontaneous and bewildered prose-speaker of comedy, we all do nominalism sans Ie savoir, as if it were a general premise of our thought, an acquired axiom. Useless, therefore, to comment on it," Borges writes in the title-essay of his History of Eternity (135), while Peirce had made the same point...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (1-2): 3–8.
Published: 01 January 2008
... uses in French are derivative of this Anglophone usage, it implies a transnational event or project. The nature of the transnational connections is explored variously in these articles as a form of influence, of desire, of imperialism or cross-cultural diffusion, all of which generate different...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 53–56.
Published: 01 January 2017
... might combine ­these genres, the stakes of my question clearly exceeded the answers provided by ­simple generic combination. A­ fter a good deal of mind-­rummaging and repotting of plants (my routine warm-up to prewriting), one of my next thoughts was to take inspiration from, and then repurpose...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 71–73.
Published: 01 January 2017
..., then chaired by Ross Chambers. By the time of the ­actual exams, in March 1987, I was of course already familiar with Ross as a tremendously smart, congenial, and generous colleague, as well as one of the most eminent figures in our shared field of nineteenth-­century French studies. But the oral exams ­were...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (3): 355–361.
Published: 01 May 2001
... aspects of the book do not however affect the overall quality of the research, the clarity of its presentation or the persuasiveness of its general arguments. The weakness lies in some of the details. With more judicious editing, the thoroughness of the research would have stood out more distinctly...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 517–523.
Published: 01 December 2023
... in debate among faculty and in the general public. A part—I just wrote a part —of the 2020 controversy about “Islamo-leftism” in French universities revolved around the ideal of political neutrality in academe.) Concurrently, though, research, if worthy of its name, also promises an intellectual...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 51–66.
Published: 01 January 2010
... in the Romance Languages at Columbia University. A Survey and Bibliography," Romanic Review 12 (1921): 73-78. 8. These "statistics" are based on the electronic version of ProQuest. It may not be complete and the key word function could definitely do with some improvement. But I trust the general tendency...