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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 243–251.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Daho Djerbal Copyright © 2013 The Trustees of Columbia University 2013 Daho Djerbal HISTORY WRITING AS CULTURAL AND POLITICAL CRITIQUE, OR THE DIFFICULTY OF WRITING THE HISTORY OF A (DE)COLONIZED SOCIETY The Dividing Line ofHistorical Reason At the start of my career as a researcher, I had...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 193–198.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Édouard Louis The Romanic Review Volume 107 Numbers 1 4 © The Trustees of Columbia University Fragments of Future History: On Violette Leduc Édouard Louis fRAGMENTs Of fuTuRE HIsTORy: ON VIOlETTE lEduC I When I try to remember my childhood, or when memories of my child- hood strike me, against any...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 437–450.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Emily Apter Emily Apter CONDE'S CREOLITE IN LITERARY HISTORY Drawing on a wide range of theories of literary history and geography, Iwant to consider how the Creolophone/Francophone novel and, in par- ticular, Maryse Conde's fiction, challenge paradigms of literary evolution, nar- rative markets...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (1-2): 181–185.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Sylvia Molloy Copyright © 2009 The Trustees of Columbia University 2009 Sylvia Molloy DISPARATE LIBRARIES, ERRATIC SCRIBES: BORGES AND LITERARY HISTORY Borges is notoriously suspicious of any system presenting itself as authorita-tive and commanding a single reading, and he is particularly...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (1-2): 129–135.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Edward Mendelson Copyright © 2009 The Trustees of Columbia University 2009 Edward Mendelson LITERARY HISTORY: OBJECTIVE AND SUBJECTIVE: THE POETICS OF AUDEN'S ANTHOLOGIES When you read any version of literary history written by any modernEnglish poet-whether an explicit history of the kind...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 575–579.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Alison James Ross Hamilton . Accident: A Philosophical and Literary History . Chicago : The University of Chicago Press , 2007 . Pp. 344 . Copyright © 2009 The Trustees of Columbia University 2009 BOOK REVIEWS 575 Ross Hamilton. Accident: A Philosophical and Literary History...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 409–424.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Martin Munro Copyright © 2010 The Trustees of Columbia University 2010 Martin Munro RHYTHMS, HISTORY, AND MEMORY IN EDOUARD GLISSANT'S LE QUATRIEME SIECLE The past, to which we were subjected, which has not yet emerged as history for us, is, however, obsessively present. (Glissant, Caribbean...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 101–104.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Carlos J. Alonso Copyright © 2010 The Trustees of Columbia University 2010 Carlos ]. Alonso THE HISTORY OF THE FUTURE Looking back recently at my professional career, I was struck by the factthat, excepting my season as a graduate student and my current appoint- ment at Columbia, I have...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 189–197.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Christopher L. Miller Copyright © 2013 The Trustees of Columbia University 2013 Christopher L. Miller HISTORY, HORROR, AND PLEASURE IN HAITI AND AFRICA Europeens qui ne connaissez pas cet affreux systeme [de l'esclavageJ, qui ne pouvez meme pas en concevoir l'idee, hommes sensibles, ne...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 588–590.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Toby Wikström Larry F. Norman The Shock of the Ancient: Literature and History in Early Modern France . Chicago : U of Chicago P , 2011 . Pp. 296 . Copyright © 2012 The Trustees of Columbia University 2012 588 BOOK REVIEWS Quijote intelligible as a reflection on political...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 273–291.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Ann T. Delehanty Copyright © 2014 The Trustees of Columbia University 2014 Ann T. Delehanty KAIROS AND THE PASCALIAN MODEL OF TIME AND HISTORY Jesus said to them, "My time [kairos] has not yet come, but your time [kairos] is always here." -John 7.6, New Revised Standard Version Blessed is he...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 441–454.
Published: 01 December 2020
.... In the eighties, I thought of myself as a feminist theorist and struggled to explain my pleasure in Le Plaisir ; by the beginning of the twenty-first century, I thought of myself as a queer theorist and thus could triumphantly declare the little book I loved to be, exemplarily, queer. My history with Le Plaisir...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (3-4): 377–385.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Françoise Massardier-Kenney Fran(oise Massardier-Kenney HISTOIRES DE FAMILLE: FAMILY HISTORIES IN SAND A s Roddy Reid and others l have recently argued, fiction, like the discourseof science, constructs common cultural narratives and novels, which, through "their mobilization of imaginary...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 580–583.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Tobias Foster Gittes Albert Russell Ascoli . A Local Habitation and a Name: Imagining Histories in the Italian Renaissance . New York : Fordham UP , 2011 . Pp. 384 . Copyright © 2012 The Trustees of Columbia University 2012 580 BOOK REVIEWS 114). Recio's edition amends...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 10–23.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of the manuscript. To interpret a text critically is to acknowledge and to examine also how a manuscript or print edition orients textual interpretation. The editorial history of the Vita nova teaches us about the cultural processes and discourses of literary culture and about Italian literary history. Besides...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 85–105.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... This essay offers a survey of the pan-European textual traditions on the matter of Troy as a case study in the history of the book, with the manuscript codex conceived as a crossing between [TEC] and [FIC]. I show that the affordances and ecologies of the codex as a “being of technology” lent it a vitality...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 27–47.
Published: 01 May 2020
...] with a famous digression reflecting on historiographical practice in William of Malmesbury’s Gesta regum Anglorum . AIME offers analytical rigor to medievalists’ discussions of the notorious overlap between “history” and “fiction.” William’s bold use of [FIC] to advance [REF] is in the spirit of AIME’s project...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 128–150.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Emma Campbell Abstract As moralized works of natural history that are simultaneously scientific and religious, medieval bestiaries combine the modes Bruno Latour terms reference [REF] and religion [REL]. Bestiaries challenge the dualisms Latour identifies as central features of Modern thinking...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 205–226.
Published: 01 September 2020
... for a certain model of knowledge-acquisition that sees natural truths as hidden and in need of tools to be extracted. This ingenuity is shown, also, to be closely connected to the inventions of writers of romance, and the article suggests the specific importance of the Alexander material in the history...