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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (3-4): 485–501.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Dorian Bell Copyright © 2011 The Trustees of Columbia University 2011 Dorian Bell BEYOND THE BOURSE: ZOLA, EMPIRE, AND THE JEWS Puis, apercevant du monde a sa gauche, deux hommes et une femme, it eut l'idee de les questionner. Mais, a son approche, la femme s'enfuit, les hommes l'ecarterent...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (2): 169–184.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Maurice Samuels Copyright © 2006 The Trustees of Columbia University 2006 Maurice Samuels METAPHORS OF MODERNITY: PROSTITUTES, BANKERS, AND OTHER JEWS IN BALZAC'S SPLENDEURS ET MlSERES DES COURTISANES Why are the brothels of modern French literature filled with Jewish prostitutes? From Yanda...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (3-4): 503–519.
Published: 01 May 2011
... been paid to philosemitism-the defense, admiration, and love of Jewswhich often accompanies its seeming opposite. 1 As the first European country to grant the Jews full civil rights in the eighteenth century, France has long stood as a beacon of philosemitism. Throughout the nineteenth and twentieth...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 115–134.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Jews and Christians, their dialogue and disputations make rival claims on who has the right of way ­and the right way to interpret sacred texts. This traffic in Paradise plays out across the Jeu d Adam s three acts in which biblical and exegetical traditions, Jewish and Christian, masterfully...
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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 91–109.
Published: 01 January 2019
... and showered him with f­avors, and he had sold her out. His Jewish background made the betrayal seem all the more grotesque to t­hose on the far right of the pol­itic­ al spectrum, who saw in Deutz proof that the French Revolution had made a grave error in granting the Jews civil rights. In what follows, I w­...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 65–80.
Published: 01 January 2012
... and Avila went back centuries and they traveled the world: they turned to the history of Rome and of Spain, to the history of Jews and of Moors, and to the history of the perfidious English, as well as to the history of the Incas. Doctrineros constructed a world history of heresy, but with a new twist...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 151–172.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., the mode of religion, and life in the Anthropocene. Works Cited Assmann Jan . “ The Mosaic Distinction: Israel, Egypt, and the Invention of Paganism .” Representations 56 ( 1996 ): 48 – 67 . Bale Anthony . Feeling Persecuted: Christians, Jews, and Images of Violence in the Middle...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (3-4): 295–303.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., admiration, and love of Jews-which often accompanies its seeming opposite. As the first European country to grant the Jews full civil rights in the eighteenth century, France has long stood as a beacon of philosemitism. Throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, leading statesmen, thinkers...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 3–11.
Published: 01 January 2016
... father, My Jewish Book, regarding clandestine meetings of Jews during the German occupation of Brussels). Most of her relatives from Zloczew did not survive the war: her paternal grandparents, David Schlomo Jochimek, aged 73, and Frajda Pessa Ginsberg, aged 80, were among the 200 civilians massacred...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 69–86.
Published: 01 January 2014
... with a blatantly antihistorical sequence that one French critic3 called "jubilatoire": the spectacular killing of Hitler, Goebbels, and other Nazi leaders, carried out mostly by Jews, in a French art-house movie theater in June 1944. Some viewers waxed quite indignant at this counterfactual endingone French...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 457–464.
Published: 01 May 2003
... Blacks and Jews after a Hasidic driver accidentally killed a Guyanese-born boy, Gavin Cato, setting off the violence that then killed a young Australian Yeshiva student, Yankel Rosenbaum. You are wondering what such a neighborhood can possibly look like, imagining it, and, literally, trying to figure...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 279–305.
Published: 01 May 2009
... are endemic, because they result from the Koran") (Dubarry 93). Finally, Dubarry concludes his sweeping indictment aof the depraved and luxurious East by observing that "Les Juifs, portes la sensualite, les J uifs incorrigiblement sensuels, furent de bonne heure de desordonnes sexuels" ("The Jews, inclined...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 333–352.
Published: 01 May 2013
... them were Jews, accused of being a financial elite intent on dominating the French economy, as illustrated by the title of the utopian socialist Alphonse Toussenel's 1845 text, Les Juifs, rois de l'epoque: Histoire de la feodalite {inanciere, a work that ran through seven editions before the end...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 461–482.
Published: 01 May 2006
... alone in the Warsaw ghetto, he remembers: "I said to myself: I'm the last Jew. I'll wait for the morning, and for the Germans." This heartrending statement is followed by a cut to shot typical of Lanzmann's film: a close-up of a locomotive moving down the tracks that eventually takes up roughly 90...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (4): 491–511.
Published: 01 November 2001
... and Witness (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2000). See also H. Stuart Hughes, "The Silver Age of Italian Jews (1924-1974 in Prisoners of Hope (Cambridge Mass.: Harvard UP, 1983), Ruth Angress, "Primo Levi in English," Simon Wiesenthal Center Annual 3 (1986): 317-330, Risa Sodi, "The Memory...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 49–64.
Published: 01 January 2012
... half of the seventeenth century, when the Holy Inquisition of New Spain had returned to its "floxedad antigua" (old laziness) once the embers of the autos-da-fe that were the culmination of the persecution of practicing Jews during the "Complicidad Grande" (Great Complicity) had died (Inquisicion).l...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 205–223.
Published: 01 May 2007
... European themes, handle them without superstition, with an irreverence which can have, and already does have, fortunate consequences" (Labyrinths, p. 184).5 Borges compares the situation of Argentines (of Latin Americans in general) to that of Jews with respect to Western culture, or Irish writers...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 53–68.
Published: 01 January 2014
... D. Roosevelt. In that interview, the Polish resistance fighter describes to the American president not only the state of affairs in occupied Poland but also, especially, what was happening to Jews in Hitler's Europe, little known at the time. 7. Franklin invokes Flaubert's statement "Madame Bovary...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 425–444.
Published: 01 May 2010
.... For Levi, the Holocaust is the atrocious epitome of the incomprehensible, and as important, of secrecy. As proof, Levi sets before his reader the example of Chaim Rumkowski for her response. Chaim Rumkowski, as we shall see, was an irresponsible man, a man irresponsible to his "subjects," the Jews...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 91–96.
Published: 01 January 2014
... The Trustees of Columbia University INTERVIEW WITH HENRY Rousso regarding its legacies. The state was put under pressure by various groups, particularly by associations striving for the recognition of crimes that had been committed against Jews by the Vichy Regime. This emergence of the impact of public...