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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (2): 127–152.
Published: 01 March 2006
... relne a ramenee / et mainte dame escheitevee / et maint prison nos a randu" ["rescued the queen and many other captive ladies / and returned many prisoners to us"] (5317-19; trans. Staines 235).3 Many of us have long accepted that Lancelot is King Arthur's best knight or, in the 1995 movie's terms...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (1): 3–18.
Published: 01 January 2005
... into the full presence of the Grail (although Bors comes closer than the other knights). The events that the Queste portrays are, therefore, often brutal, its sermonizing heavy-handed. From its clerical perspective, every worldly beauty is a trap, every earthly tie either a delusion or a temptation to mortal...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 561–577.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Robert A. Rushing Copyright © 2010 The Trustees of Columbia University 2010 Robert A. Rushing "TUTTO EZUPPA MAKING THE SUPEREGO ENJOY IN CALVINO'S IL CAVALIERE INESISTENTE The Hollow Epic Il cavaliere inesistente [The Nonexistent Knight] tells the story of Agilulfo, one of the Emperor...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 323–341.
Published: 01 November 2007
... of dilemmas between various contracts of trust, loyalty, and secrecy by which the four characters, i.e. the Duke and the Duchess, and the young knight and his lady of Vergi, are bound to each other. Aside from some narrative changes, Marguerite leaves the basic development of their bonds therefore virtually...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (3): 259–274.
Published: 01 May 2002
... with the baron: En Bretaigne maneit uns ber, merveille I'ai oir loer. Beals chevaliers e bons esteit e noblement se cunteneit. De sun seignur esteit privez e de tuz ses veisins amez. (15-20) (In Brittany there lived a baron whom I have heard marvelously praised. He was a handsome and good knight who comported...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 23–35.
Published: 01 January 2010
... on behalf of its master, the knight Antiphanor, son of a king. 11 The lady refuses all advances on the grounds that she has a husband whom she loves, but the parrot, by means of a bravura rhetorical performance, wins her round. At the point where the lady consents to return Antiphanor's love, the versions...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 65–89.
Published: 01 January 2011
... tell a story of earlier times, of King Arthur, whose name does promise to survive into the future (38). But then oddly, the story begins with King Arthur violating this promise by leaving his guests to take a nap. While King Arthur is asleep, one of his knights, Keu, is rude to the queen and to another...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 175–190.
Published: 01 January 2012
... to the chansons: the love between a Christian knight and a Saracen noblewoman (39). The Fille does start out as the daughter of a French count, but as Sharon Kinoshita points out, her renunciation of her faith in order to marry the sultan turns her into a "genuine Saracen queen" (189). Moreover, when her family...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 3–25.
Published: 01 January 2011
... saying. (vv. 300-4) 10 LUCAS WOOD More is returned to Bisclavret than what was taken from him; the restituted "same" disguises a difference. What is it that the king has given his favorite knight, more than his former lands and wealth, more than Marie can or will say? Or is it the narrative that has...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (4): 363–379.
Published: 01 November 2001
... her depiction of love in the Lais seeks marriage as its ultimate goal: "In the poems attributed to Marie de France, ideal love is that which leads to marriage" ( The Knight, the Lady, and the Priest 224). Marie's notion of love as a constant presence creates among the poems a reciprocal harmony...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 378–383.
Published: 01 May 2013
...); at the other, there are brief mentions of characters in lists of Arthurian knights, which are typically unspecific and cannot be used to prove any relationship to the CdC corpus (198-99). Between these poles, there is a series of instances that are more open to interpretation: some motifs are clearly derived...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 23–43.
Published: 01 January 2013
... to read it as motivated by the desire for justice. As Aldo Scaglione explains in Knights at Court, the medieval warrior aristocrat adapted himself to the milieu and the protocols of the court by developing his capacity for "selfcontrol, entailing humanity and consideration toward others" (81). The vassals...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 8–26.
Published: 01 May 2020
... in the central tale (central in that it is placed in the middle of the text), which recounts what happens in the very middle of the mountain when a German knight and his squire reach the fabulous court of the Reine Sibylle. Realizing that the ladies of the court are actually shapeshifting demons, the men...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 375–378.
Published: 01 May 2013
... such as the Grail quest knights. Sunderland borrows Jacques Derrida's notion of the supplement and Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari's figure of the rhizome, however, to describe how the very mechanisms of cyclical elaboration always undermine a text's completeness (9). Every end can, after all, serve as a point...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 823–838.
Published: 01 November 2010
... of her dead husband's gay lover; Marie de France's Lanval is a twelfth-century Old French poem in which a knight's sudden luck in love is contingent on his ability to keep his (female) fairy lover a secret. These engagements with erotic disclosure-their secrets are, like all secrets, designed...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 325–342.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., however, it is helpful to remember the political atmosphere of the late 1930s: conservative writers like Charles Maurras and Henry de Montherlant warned the populace about France's decadence, created nostalgia for a past of their own making, and exhorted their readers to take lessons from medieval knights...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 283–286.
Published: 01 January 2011
... vitupere dans Ie mode epidictique. Le chapitre 3 se penche sur la tradition des biblical plays qui, inspirees de sources testamentaires ou hagiographiques, relevent d'un art dramatique qu'A. Knight a appele les « histoires » (Aspects of Genre in Late Medieval French Drama, 1983 ; l'ouvrage n'est pas cite...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (3): 335–347.
Published: 01 May 2000
... space like that. Yet, this type of strip effectively represents just such an impossibility. "Impossible" thereby connotes something that may not yet exist in most symbolic systems, but should, since, for one reason or another, it is desired. In a similar manner, Diana Knight demonstrates the pervasive...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 133–153.
Published: 01 January 2012
... the worlds of the Grail Knights and of Klingsor, on opposite sides of one mountain range. As Wieland Wagner demonstrated, the arrangement of characters can be represented as a perfectly symmetrical cross (28-29). The music is marked by a duality, one that primarily regards the powerful opposition between...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 363–380.
Published: 01 May 2008
... seem to have associated the period with "normative masculinity," a view of manhood exemplified by the heroic knights of courtly, chivalric romances (Seifert 129,149).4 Authors of both genders viewed the Middle Ages as representing an idealized form of "social cohesion and interaction," which...