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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (3): 271–291.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Ross Hamilton Copyright © 2004 The Trustees of Columbia University 2004 Ross Hamilton PLAYING WITH CHANCE: ROUSSEAU'S ILLUMINATION Gambling obsessed all levels of French society during the Enlightenment. Louis XIV held appartements du roi given over to gambling three times a week...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 133–153.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Enrique Gavilán; Monique Dascha Inciarte Copyright © 2012 The Trustees of Columbia University 2012 Enrique Gavilan THE GNOSTIC IMPRINT ON PARSIFAL, AN ILLUMINATION OF RUINS TRANSLATED BY MONIQUE DASCHA INCIARTE Kunstwerke sind asketisch und schamlos. 1 - Theodor W. Adorno I begin...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 158–180.
Published: 01 May 2021
...’ assignment of meaning and cultural “readings” to medieval illuminators. Yet numerous sources, especially the instructions to illuminators that remain still visible in unfinished manuscripts, confirm that methods of work in the illustrating of medieval texts were guided by very different criteria than...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (1): 57–76.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Karen Elizabeth Gross Abstract A hitherto unidentified early modern inscription in an illuminated Anglo-Norman Apocalypse manuscript owned by the Wormsley Estate (Buckinghamshire) is here demonstrated to be a stanza from “Content and Rich,” a moralizing lyric written by the Jesuit priest and martyr...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (1): 31–56.
Published: 01 May 2023
.... In the poetic dynamics of the muwashshah , discourses of dispossession compete through the interaction of different languages and social registers. The muwashshah poetics illuminates how the female-voiced solitary presence is maintained not only in the cantiga d’amigo but also in other genres such as trobairitz...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (4): 353–374.
Published: 01 November 2000
..." and "colors" are meant to "enrich" and to "illuminate" language, to give it all the brilliance that the medieval stylistic canon requires. The pseudo-natural colors found on the dress of Nature clearly metaphorize the rhetorical colors that compose the allegorical dress that the text implicitly claims...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 120–137.
Published: 01 May 2021
... and ruling of the manuscript sheets to create and distinguish its use of space for texts and images, and copying and then illuminating initials and potential illustrations. The physical construction of the manuscript book and the cultures that came into making a witness an individual object of its own...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 117–121.
Published: 01 May 2007
... passage as well as the illumination of obscure allusions. Their topics range from aesthetics to ethics (he was passionately committed to both); from the early poetry to the final fiction. We encounter new inquisitions-to coin his own term-of Borges's attraction to the Orient as well as to Western thought...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 189–193.
Published: 01 January 2015
...: the Devisement enacts movement between languages on many levels while at the same time illuminating what is ultimately, and properly (like a proper name), untranslatable. Chapter three turns from the Devisement's narrative and linguistic structures to its content, arguing that the text purveys knowledge about...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 397–398.
Published: 01 May 2014
... to the granting of printing privileges and that his efforts in this area increased as his career progressed. In that sense, Call contends, it is simply not true to say that Moliere was a reluctant author. Call builds on the work of C.E Caldicott in La Carriere de Moliere (1998), who did a useful and illuminating...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 378–383.
Published: 01 May 2013
... and verse; Cl 's section is again set aside by the fact that changes of scene or character are often accompanied by indications of time. Analyzing the five illuminated manuscripts of the corpus, Hinton underlines what he calls "a gradual dissociation of miniature from text, achieving a certain autonomy...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 107–109.
Published: 01 January 2014
... Ranciere. Were I to do that, it might involve my looking at whether Phil's ideas about Ranciere made sense, or if they illuminated a particular aspect of his thought; or, I might try to gauge how compelling his reading of Ranciere was by comparing it with those of others-perhaps some of the readers...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 193–195.
Published: 01 January 2015
... or in conventions of illumination, formatting and glossing seen across large manuscript corpora, medieval manuscript books frequently bear signs of readers' engagement with the texts they contain, beginning with the scribes and artists responsible for giving form to the texts they read and reproduce. While many...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 483–490.
Published: 01 December 2023
... whose pages had been licked by medieval tongues, rubbed by medieval fingers, and nibbled by the teeth of medieval mice. You could see a fifteenth-century illuminated psalter that has been “damaged through heavy and prolonged use,” as the Bodleian’s catalog notes. Its vellum pages have curled up from...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 632–639.
Published: 01 December 2023
... approaches have been crucial in illuminating the continuous political, sociocultural, and epistemic violences that continue to structure our understanding of the French-speaking world, this essay takes the case of Francophone Africa and its diaspora in order to highlight some methodological paradoxes...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 138–157.
Published: 01 May 2021
... for that. They are missiles for capturing the future” (Fenton 2005). In the decades between the pioneering study by Brieger, Meiss, and Singleton on the Illuminated Manuscripts of the Divine Comedy (1969) and the recent volumes on Dante visualizzato edited by Arqués Corominas and Ciccuto (2017) and Ciccuto...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 January 2005
... the genetic approach itself. Be that as it may, its major attraction no doubt lies in the age-old desire to illuminate the mystery of the origin, and in this ambition it finds common ground with Zola himself, who of course made heredity the cornerstone of his study of the Rougon-Macquart family. Seginger does...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (1-2): 173–183.
Published: 01 January 2002
... pale. 9 Note that this pale moon does not even illumine a real sky: it is the finishing touch to a sabbat-like scene. What of light itself, independent of its sources? Again, it never shines in the universe of the Orientales with the intensity most critics seem to feel. Its poetic uses more often than...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 195–199.
Published: 01 January 2015
... commemorating an individual act of reading or in conventions of illumination, formatting and glossing seen across large manuscript corpora, medieval manuscript books frequently bear signs of readers' engagement with the texts they contain, beginning with the scribes and artists responsible for giving form...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 217–231.
Published: 01 January 2017
..., as characters heeded François Guizot s famous injunction to the citizens of the July Monarchy: Enrichissez-­vous! (388) Guizot s injunction in fact casts wealth accumulation rather than capitalism as the telos, but Apter s emphasis on the ism, or on the system rather than the proc­ ess, illuminates...