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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 215–217.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Phillip John Usher Jan Miernowski (ed.). Le Sublime et le Grotesque . Geneva : Droz , 2014 . Pp. 344 . Copyright © 2015 The Trustees of Columbia University 2015 BOOK REVIEWS 21 5 Jan Miernowski (ed Le Sublime et Ie Grotesque. Geneva: Droz, 2014. Pp.344. This book gathers...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 501–515.
Published: 01 May 2006
... and historical custom. 504 THOMAS HARRISON But in praising these other traditions, Baudelaire unwittingly reinforces the tradition to which he belongs. The richest and purest form of comedy, the "ab- solute comic," his essay contends, is the grotesque, which is categorically dif- fe'rent from that verbal punning...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 398–400.
Published: 01 May 2009
... une excellente mise au point sur la question du sublime et du grotesque (lesquels se rejoignent dans l'horreur medusante), sur la notion de pathetique-« l'identification horizontale, Ie sentiment d'egalite que pro- voque par l'identification Ie pathetique democratique brise la verticalite du sublime...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (1): 124–128.
Published: 01 January 2005
... Virginie un ouvrage pessimiste BOOK REVIEWS 127 dont l'innocence est mise en cause. Les reecritures de la pudeur de Virginie poussees a l'extreme, mettent en fait l'accent, comme Ie constate Monglon, sur l'equivoque du personnage. Dans "La Mort au feminin: du gothique au grotesque macabre", Joelle...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (1-2): 15–29.
Published: 01 January 2000
... distance entre Ie temps du recit et celui du narrateur" (138), Grossman remarque que c'est en elles que l'esthetique hugolienne est la plus sensible: "sublime and grotesque, poetry and prose, intermingle and heighten each other, sometimes most strikingly in the digressions" (324). Mon essai s'attachera...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 395–398.
Published: 01 May 2009
... articulations de la prose et du vers (prose poetique, poeme en prose, etc Elle revient ensuite sur Ie culte de l'emotion dans la litterature romanti- que, et propose une excellente mise au point sur la question du sublime et du grotesque (lesquels se rejoignent dans l'horreur medusante), sur la notion de...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (1-2): 61–75.
Published: 01 January 2000
... Bringuenarilles, mort par indigestion de casseroles. Cette mort, avance Rabelais, surpasse en grotesque celle d'Eschyle, qui "par ruine feut tue et cheute d'une caquerolle de tortue, la- quelle, d'entre les gryphes d'une aigle haulte en l'air tombant sus sa teste, luy fendit la cervelle"5. II n'est point besoin...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 217–221.
Published: 01 January 2015
... simple, Miernowski compares Flaubert's mariage of the two notions ("Jamais la symbiose [du sublime et du grotesque] n'a ete aussi etroite" [298]) to their more tenuous relationship in the writings of Celine and Amelie Nothomb, wherein symbiosis is replaced by "[une] dia- lectique sublimo-grotesque" (317...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (1): 23–50.
Published: 01 January 2007
... ressortaient de belles roses blanches en broderie, lui servait, tout a la fois, de chale et de coiffure, car elle se drapait grotesquement dans cet ample mantelet, s'en couvrant tout Ie derriere de la tete. Ses gros bras etaient garnis de bracelets de toutes les couleurs; des bagues de toute espece...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (4): 433–444.
Published: 01 November 2001
... personnelle. La caricature mau- passantienne suit initialement un schema satirique ; mais, fidele a un realisme teinte de philosophie schopenhauerienne, elle peut tres vite tourner au por- trait. Les divers procedes utilises par Maupassant concourent tous a une ela- boration du grotesque: en creant un...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 183–199.
Published: 01 January 2011
... with the grotesque, but also from another theme prized by the Romantics: conversion. I will show that in both works, Hugo presents the 1. Interestingly, Brombert describes Hugo's interest in images of human dismemberment in terms that are pertinent to the present study, calling it "[t]he horror and fascination...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (3-4): 455–457.
Published: 01 May 2005
... d'une belle actualite. Universite de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en- Yvelines 2. Cette photo de Nadar, qui avait photographie Sand en Moliere en 1864 (et son fils Paul ensuite, portant la meme perruque), a ete souvent reproduite. Sans legende, elle est incomprehensible, et Sand y parait grotesque. Voir...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 281–304.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., and the glittery oranges (not to mention Rodolphe’s efforts to “pass” in the worker milieu by donning a clownish ensemble consisting of a dirty overcoat, a misshapen hat, grotesque overshoes, and a red tie), we come to the description of Mme Pipelet as concierge, so compliant with the stereotype of a concierge...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 127–145.
Published: 01 January 2013
.... To believe otherwise is to fall into the trap of the book, which is precisely to make us believe that homosexuality is a trap. The device of the interrogation, which aims to uncover a secret, as well as the processes of rumor and gossip, is the extreme and grotesque forms through which the violence...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 605–609.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., Literature, and the Discourse of Politics. Toronto: U of Toronto P,2012. Chaouat, Bruno. L'Ombre pour la proie: Petites apocalypses de la vie quotidienne. Villeneuve-d'Ascq: Presses Universitaires Du Septentrion, 2012. Connelly, Frances S. The Grotesque in Western Art and Culture: The Image at Play...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 419–423.
Published: 01 May 2014
... et Ie Grotesque. Geneva: Droz, 2014. Migraine-George, Therese. From Francophonie to World Literature in French: Ethics, Poetics, and Politics. Lincoln: U of Nebraska P,2013. Montandon, Alain, and Saulo Neiva, eds. Dictionnaire raisonne de la caducite des genres litteraires. Geneva: Droz, 2014. Moyes...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 83–104.
Published: 01 January 2013
... metonym reducing the Carolopolitan bourgeoisie to a gaggle of grotesque "ventres" marching about town in a mix of trigger-happy, nationalistic elan and absurd horror. Rimbaud-mutatis mutandis, every bit the equal of Daumier in the visual domain in this respect-manages to capture the preening self-regard...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 547–560.
Published: 01 May 2010
... technology, an attempt to sanitize oppression and death; it is the ridicu- lousness of this attempt to assimilate to external measures of civilization that Garcia Marquez reworks in this particular image from El otoiio del patriarca. Another grotesque and barbaric execution in the novel is that of the patri...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (4): 491–511.
Published: 01 November 2001
..., or that which passes beneath the threshold of apprehension, in other words, that which cannot come to presence. There is yet another emer- gence from sub + limen that is apt for Auschwitz, indeed, grotesquely apt: the 2. Levi describes the scene that follows the selection of those to be gassed in his chap- ter...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 316–332.
Published: 01 September 2020
... grotesque qui expose ses viscères à l’air libre m’a semblé la pire insulte faite à ce crime impuni. . . . Dieu que je déteste cette ville, son monstrueux bruit de mastication, ses odeurs de légumes pourris et d’huile rance! Ce n’est pas une baie qu’elle a, mais une mâchoire” (148–49). This expressionistic...