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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 17.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Claudie Bernard Copyright © 2016 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2016 Need Header Claudie Bernard Gita May, a Belated Tribute As is often the case when life separates the living, it is upon their death that one realizes how important the departed have been...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 13–16.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Dominique Jullien Copyright © 2016 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2016 Gita May s Vigée Le Brun Dominique Jullien On Reading Gita May s Last Book When Gita May retired from Columbia in 2006, around the same time I had left Columbia for UC Santa Barbara, she...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 19–20.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Barbara Abrams Copyright © 2016 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2016 Need Header Barbara Abrams Homage to Gita May: A Woman of Valor Ifirst met Professor May at a 1986 American Society of Eighteenth Century Studies (ASECS) conference in Cincinnati, Ohio, during...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 3–11.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Pierre Force Copyright © 2016 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2016 Gita May: A Life Pierre Force Gita May: A Life Gita May, professor emerita of French at Columbia University, died at her home in Morningside Heights on January 29, 2016. She was 86 years old...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 21–23.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Karen Sullivan Copyright © 2016 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2016 Note from Gita May Karen Sullivan In the Footsteps of Gita May In 1988, when I was in search of a dissertation topic to feel enthusiastic about, I took Gita May s course on Rousseau. Professor...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (4): 513–514.
Published: 01 November 2001
...Gita May Book Reviews Le Dix-huitieme siecle fran~ais au quotidien: Textes tires des memoires, des journaux, et des correspondances de l'epoque. Roland Mortier, ed. Brussels: Editions Complexe, 2002. Pp.710. Ever since he published his landmark book, Diderot en Allemagne (1954), Roland Mortier...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 248–249.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Gita May Copyright © 2010 The Trustees of Columbia University 2010 Gita May FROM DOCTORAL STUDENT TO UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR: THE TRAJECTORY OF A BRILLIANT CAREER I have the sad distinction of being the only surviving faculty member of the Department of French and Romance Philology who has...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 1–2.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Mary McAlpin; Alexandra Wettlaufer Copyright © 2016 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2016 Avant-Propos Mary McAlpin and Alexandra Wettlaufer Avant-Propos This special issue of the Romanic Review is dedicated to the memory of Gita May (1929 2016), who taught...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 243–245.
Published: 01 January 2010
... meme annee dans une universite fran~aise, et j'ai bien fait, car deux ans plus tard, en 1983, Michael, qui avait de la suite dans les idees, est revenu a l'attaque, par l'entremise de Gita May, desormais chef du departement. C'est ainsi que j'ai rejoint Columbia-apres un an de sursis pour finir Ie...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 47–56.
Published: 01 January 2016
... dramatique Gita May concludes her seamless biography of Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun by pointing out that she presents the unique case of a great woman artist who consistently subscribed to all the political, social, and religious values of Old Regime France, yet was a revolutionary in the way she fearlessly...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (4): 525–526.
Published: 01 November 2001
... and Cristina di Belgiojoso's Literary Dia- logue," 405-416 The Romanic Review Volume 92 Number 4 © The Trustees of Columbia University 526 INDEX Mascia, Mark, "To judge Through Verse; the Sonnets of Lope de Vega's La Circe and his Engagement with Literature," 331-348 May, Gita, Le Dix-huitieme siecle fran~ais...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (4): 514–517.
Published: 01 November 2001
... noteworthy contribution to a better and fuller understanding and appreciation of the eighteenth century in all its complexity and singularity. (GITA MAY, Columbia University). Beauty Raises the Dead. Literature and Loss in the Fin de Siecle. By Robert Ziegler. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2002. Pp...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (4): 433–457.
Published: 01 November 2000
... des chases banales: naissance de la consommation dans les societes traditionnelles, XVII-XIXe siecle, p.134. 35. Gita May, "Diderot and Burke: A Study in Aesthetic Affinity," p. 533. 450 JOANNA AUGUSTYN spective provided by a spiral staircase in several of the etchings. The prisons represent more...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 127–135.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Stanton, Sandra Gilbert, Elaine Showalter, and Naomi Schor, as well as organizer Nancy Miller; the concluding remarks were delivered by Gita May. Monique Wittig was also a participant, presenting her paper The Mark of Gender, which was published the following year in Feminist Issues 5 and eventually...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 57–76.
Published: 01 January 2016
... and whose paranoia (and eunuchs) she has 1. This issue of the Romanic Review is dedicated to Gita May, with whom I had the unique pleasure of working as a graduate student at Columbia University. Her professionalism and support sustained me during my graduate years and beyond, and I owe her a great deal...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 103–126.
Published: 01 January 2016
... of Gita May, whose seminar on Diderot at Columbia in 1994 first ignited my interest in the literary culture of the eighteenth century and, especially, in the experiences of the authors and readers of the time. 1. All translations are mine, unless otherwise indicated. 2. Pierre Gallot to ­Jean-J­ acques...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 77–102.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Alexandra K. Wettlaufer Copyright © 2016 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2016 The Politics of Difference Alexandra K. Wettlaufer George Sand, George Eliot, and the Politics of Difference For Gita May, with admiration, gratitude, and affection. I n 1876, the year...