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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (3-4): 443–454.
Published: 01 May 2005
...David A. Powell Copyright © 2005 The Trustees of Columbia University 2005 David A. Powell COMMUNITIES IN CONFLICT: SAND'S HUMAN COMEDY Sociologists define a community as any group of people that perceives itself as distinct from other groups, and which is perceived by the outside world...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 619–637.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Kathleen Bachynski Copyright © 2010 The Trustees of Columbia University 2010 Kathleen Bachynski "LE VAIN BASTIMENT": HUMAN SYSTEMS AND PHILOSOPHY IN MONTAIGNE'S APOLOGIE DE RAIMOND SEBOND M ichel de Montaigne as a philosopher is often reduced to helping revive and popularize Pyrrhonism...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (1): 122–124.
Published: 01 January 2006
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 457–463.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Joshua Armstrong jtarmstrong@wisc.edu Copyright © 2023 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2023 humanities French literature Yannick Haenel Wallace Stevens There is only one good novel by French author Yannick Haenel, but it’s quite good: Tiens...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 567–574.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Annabel L. Kim annabel_kim@fas.harvard.edu Copyright © 2023 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2023 humanities higher education liberal arts marginality capitalism On December 16, 2022, Miguel Cardona, President Biden’s secretary of education...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 73–84.
Published: 01 May 2021
... a beatitudo huius vitae still valid for a Christian Eden, the poet appeals to the text of Ovid’s Fasti through which in many occurrences he is building a harmonic image of human living that, in the shadow of forebears’ sin, only a future intervention of Grace will dispose for Dante’s words. Through exact...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 173–191.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., allowing audiences to perceive stage illusions as real. On the other hand, they drew attention to their own artfulness, inviting spectators to marvel at human achievement and contemplate the possibility of misfire. This paradox encapsulates the theological ambiguities of medieval religious theater, which...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (1): 125–140.
Published: 01 May 2023
... monotheistic traditions, the desert is a traditional site of solitude but also of encounter between human and divine. In the stories of such encounters for a series of biblical prophets—Moses, Elijah, Ezekiel, and John the Baptist—isolation and encounter entangle. This article focuses on that encounter...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 401–419.
Published: 01 September 2023
... actors and agents. L’esperit del temps situates Nazi thanatopolitics at the intersection of biology and law, emphasizing how a politics of death relies on what kinds of matter, such as the phenotype of skin, are fetishized, pathologized, and subjected to human-centered techniques of power. Domínguez...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (1): 15–30.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of Roots ) (2011)—and one is a seventeenth-century map. Burrus suggests that solitude allows us to know place (and ourselves as part of it) more deeply and intimately, offers a vantage point for seeing further and more clearly, undoes our sense of distinctiveness as humans, and transforms the intervals...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 218–236.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Michelle M. Hamilton Abstract The tale of the City of Brass, best known today from the Arabian Nights , tells of the imagined encounter between humans and the occult properties of the material world, namely, the powers inherent in minerals. In the Middle Ages knowledge of such properties...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 336–356.
Published: 01 December 2020
...R. Howard Bloch; Ellen Handler Spitz Abstract This article turns around the role that Proust’s novel played—for better or worse—in my formation as a medievalist and as a full human being. In the curé’s obsession with genealogy and etymology, I recognized in the 1970s a deep medieval mental...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 66–84.
Published: 01 May 2020
... work of Gilbert Simondon and Étienne Souriau, provides a way to break down the division between the human mind and the world (and hence the mind and the machine), offering a rich understanding of the way in which the beings of technology [TEC], fiction [FIC], and religion [REL] act in concert upon us...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 106–127.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., substance, and matter. This essay argues that the Livre deploys precisely such an ontology in dynamic and flexible ways. The varying visual programs in Livre manuscripts each configure the encyclopedia’s ontology differently, either making humans privileged observers of nature or positioning them as subject...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 138–157.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Carlo Meghini; Mirko Tavoni; Michelangelo Zaccarello Abstract With digital repositories and databases available since the 1990s, Dante scholarship has always been at the forefront of the digital humanities and the digitization of medieval texts and manuscripts. However, the amount of information...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 128–150.
Published: 01 May 2020
... for the sociocultural groupings he calls “collectifs” (298). His attempt to replace a theory of correspondence between reality and representation with a theory of being as processual accompanies his development of the idea of actor networks, where human and nonhuman actors take shape through their relations with one...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 May 2022
... and medicine’ mean[s], and to whom” (vii). New work on literature and medicine, including scholarship undertaken through increasingly prominent approaches such as medical humanities and disability studies, promises to continue working through the “and” problem. 1 Although it has been argued...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 3–25.
Published: 01 January 2011
... for a year in wolfish form when his jealous wife convinces him to reveal the secret of his weekly disappearances and then steals the clothes without which he cannot regain his human shape. Meeting his king hunting in the forest, the werewolf reveals his rationality by performing the ceremony of feudal homage...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 67–74.
Published: 01 January 2010
... seriously of theological questions in relation to literature. FROM A DAUMIER DRAWING BY A PROCESS OF DEHYDRATION 71 But, most of all, the time has come when medieval literature can be treated simply as literature under the assumption that we can draw from it the same human values and truths that we can from...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 37–64.
Published: 01 May 2022
... the rise to prominence of two vernacular literary genres centered on characters that were in some sense “beasts” (lions, wolves, foxes, and so on), but which were portrayed as being able to speak in the manner of human beings. One of these genres followed the traditional model of Aesopian fables...
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