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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 455–461.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., as were the various points of view of Russian formalists as well as the French debates concerning historical determinism and creativity in literary studies. Copyright © 2020 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2020 behaviorism historicism creativity In Dickens’s...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 583–585.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Fayolle subjected the positivist heritage, without adhering to the antihistorical bias of the late 1960s and 1970s. Fayolle had BOOK REVIEWS been a sympathetic yet cautious observer of the emergence of "theory," often amusedly historicizing its presumed "novelty," and he recognized its contribu- tion...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 539–541.
Published: 01 November 2007
... the literary genealogy of the figure of the Creole woman in domestic novels of the late eighteenth to the early nineteenth cen- turies. Taking its cue from the current valorization of such terms as creolite, metissage, and diaspora, Carolyn Vellenga Berman's exhaustive study proposes to historicize...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 101–104.
Published: 01 January 2010
... of what we do-the equivalent of Jameson's famous imperative to "always historicize" now applied to our own intellectual and academic praxis. Now these two meanings are discontinuous with one another and may even be antithetical. The "turn to history" may be seeking to provide a description The Romanic...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 585–587.
Published: 01 May 2010
... yet cautious observer of the emergence of "theory," often amusedly historicizing its presumed "novelty," and he recognized its contribu- tion to scholarship without adopting its more radical methodological implica- tions. This attitude, along with his down-to-earth erudition and his sustained...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 123–127.
Published: 01 January 2010
...? A Nietzschean anti-historicism in the service of live philology? A rethinking of contemporaneity in history along the lines sug- gested by Reinhart Kosellek in Futures Past: On the Semantics of Historical Time? These questions are prompts to figuring out how the traumatic, pro- phetic, ontotheological...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 133–153.
Published: 01 January 2012
... historicism (Meistersinger), works dominated 5. Emma Jung and Marie-Louise von Franz, for example, point out the kinship of the Grail's processions in Wolfram's works, with the mystical rituals described in Apuleius (Jung and Franz 75). THE GNOSTIC IMPRINT ON PARSIFAL, AN ILLUMINATION OF RUINS 137...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 387–388.
Published: 01 May 2013
..." (30), as well as providing key terminology to be taken up throughout. The second chapter ("The Poet and the Mapmaker") historicizes the "literature-cartography encounter" (42) by discussing Maurice Bouguereau and other key figures. The third chap- ter ("The Poet, the Nation, and the Region...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 579–580.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Historicism; history and biography; form and content; literary fancy and rational fact; protofeminism and patriarchy; private life and public life, and so forth. Each of the nine chapters of Ascoli's challenging and highly rewarding collection uncovers a paradox that effectively blows the roof off the tidy...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 103–106.
Published: 01 January 2014
...-historicized literary art form is confronted with Europe's legacy of violence." Implicit in this broad but succinct description is a whole host of compelling formal, aesthetic, historical, and theoretical questions, among them: What form, or forms, political or otherwise, can the tragic agon assume? Who might...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 107–109.
Published: 01 January 2014
... to a fundamentally historicizing project steered him away from any lingering undecidability or any of the various inflated usages of notions of "the unrepresentable" or "the untranslatable" with all their religious terror. Bue he had to make his way during the hypocrisy of the Mitterrand years, as France began...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 537–539.
Published: 01 November 2007
... genealogy of the figure of the Creole woman in domestic novels of the late eighteenth to the early nineteenth cen- turies. Taking its cue from the current valorization of such terms as creolite, metissage, and diaspora, Carolyn Vellenga Berman's exhaustive study proposes to historicize the categories...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 580–583.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Criticism and New Historicism; history and biography; form and content; literary fancy and rational fact; protofeminism and patriarchy; private life and public life, and so forth. Each of the nine chapters of Ascoli's challenging and highly rewarding collection uncovers a paradox that effectively blows...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 398–400.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., Ducasse's transnational education has become a rich new field for exploration, one closely related to New Historicism. Pierssens, Perrone- Moises, Monegal, Steinmetz, and Lafleche, for example, venture to explain an otherwise mysterious poet by investigating the cultural system in which his poems were...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 161–165.
Published: 01 January 2010
... of the way in which Ouologuem experiments with several genres of historical writing, alternating the recitation of dynastic cycles, the invocation of apocalyptic narratives, and the use of descriptive chronic. This articulation is related to his critique of historicism in that it allows him to avoid any...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (1-2): 181–185.
Published: 01 January 2009
... form in the Book of Job or in the Song of Songs without the slightest intervention of the biography of their authors, entirely unknown to us." (Textos cautivos 241) The idea, that literature should not be historicized through authors, who become expendable, but through texts appeals to Borges as one...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 97–119.
Published: 01 May 2021
... control at the time of Guido’s death, Cesena, is described by Dante as languishing between tyranny and freedom ( Inf. 27.51). The content of the pilgrim’s response in Inferno 27 was historicized by Torraca in 1901, and by Arnaldi in 1995. 28 Based on the information provided by Arnaldi...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 200–204.
Published: 01 January 2015
... the new medievalist turn towards material culture, Kimmel also advocates use of area museums and archival societies for "close encounters with the odors and textures of manuscripts and early modern books" as "the most memorable pathway into a historicizing mindset" (24). Throughout he provides a careful...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 383–387.
Published: 01 May 2013
... for, studying the "explicit dialogue" between poets and cartographers" (30), as well as providing key terminology to be taken up throughout. The second chapter ("The Poet and the Mapmaker") historicizes the "literature-cartography encounter" (42) by discussing Maurice Bouguereau and other key figures. The third...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (1-2): 185–199.
Published: 01 January 2002
..., little more than being conscious of what one reads and why, is dictated and directed by the difference between the pre- and post-transformation ver- sions of the given. This, it seems to me, is the reason why theory is capable of replacing new historicism altogether. New historicism operates...