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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (1-2): 61–71.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Susan Rubin Suleiman Susan Rubin Suleiman ARAGON'S "LE MENTIR-VRAI": REFLECTIONS ON TRUTH AND SELF-KNOWLEDGE IN AUTO- BIOGRAPHY Ma vie. Tout Ie monde croit la connaitre. a me donne parfois des fous rires. 1 Aragon was a prolific commentator on the relation of truth to writing. Inessays, interviews...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 501–515.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Thomas Harrison Thomas Harrison LAUGHTER AND THE TREE OF KNOWLEDGE M ark Twain, in The Diary of Adam and Eve, tells a funny story aboutthe expulsion of our fore parents from the Garden of Eden. It was not an apple that caused the Fall but a Chestnut. A Chestnut, asks Adam, what Chestnut...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 111–132.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Anna More Copyright © 2012 The Trustees of Columbia University 2012 Anna More THINKING WITH THE INQUISITION: HERETICAL SCIENCE AND POPULAR KNOWLEDGE IN SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY MEXICO Digo, que entre los libros de mi uso matemdtico, fil6logos, humanistas y otros diferentes, hay algunos que...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 205–226.
Published: 01 September 2020
... for understanding the relationship between the imagination, technological invention, and discovery of new knowledge, which necessarily entails questions of prestige and power. Alexander’s ingenuity, which manifests both as verbal trickery and in the invention of new machines, is shown to be fundamental...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 138–157.
Published: 01 May 2021
... available about such aspects is imposing, and its location subject to the extreme dispersion of traditional scholarly publications: commentaries first but also academic journals, miscellanies, and so forth. Rather than being based on traditional word searches, a true advancement of knowledge needs...
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Published: 01 May 2021
figure 1. The Knowledge Base on which DanteSources relies is structured as an RDF graph that is a set of RDF triples. For the exchange of this graph, or fragments of it, with the other component of the system, an XML encoding of the RDF triples is used. Fragments of Dante’s minor works More
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 48–65.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and Dante’s models of vernacular knowledge sharing by drawing on AIME’s notion of the diplomat, whose measured speech helps “renegotiate the new frontiers of self and other.” It is especially concerned with the modes of engagement Latour labels as the beings of politics [POL], law [LAW], and fiction [FIC...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 151–172.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and the Assumption—illustrate reprise and conversion, both of which are necessary in coming to terms with monogeism, the knowledge that there is only one world. This essay examines Latour’s proposed relationship between reprise and conversion through a consideration of late medieval Marian devotion. Focusing...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 27–47.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., though he goes further in trusting [FIC] than AIME is always willing to do. An instance of medieval historiography thus leads the way in overcoming a residual Modern suspicion of a nonreferential mode of existence and of knowledge. Additionally, although AIME’s restriction of crossings to two modes...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 357–369.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Peter Brooks Abstract This essay revisits the question of the fictional person, largely by way of Proust’s claim that the novel offers us nonexistent persons the better to espouse vision through other eyes: knowledge of the world as experienced by another consciousness. If the New Critical...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 73–84.
Published: 01 May 2021
... allusive quotations, Dante opposes to the absolute time of Eden the idea of an imperfect time, tied to the pattern of an all-human knowledge, which Dante himself connected to the teaching and character of Brunetto Latini. Copyright © 2021 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 336–358.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... Examining an overlooked corpus of primary school readers and textbooks, I show that food and cooking provided object lessons imparting practical and scientific knowledge to enlighten the masses, and textbooks canonized regional specialties as part of a new national geographic consciousness. At the same time...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 155–173.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., for Certeau, as for Michel Foucault, human sciences should be called "heterologic knowledge." I prefer to call it heterodox knowledge, knowledge whose purpose is to alter orthodoxy itself. The title of Certeau's most recently published anthology- The Place ofthe Other-makes this explicit. The figures...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 106–127.
Published: 01 May 2020
... on substance and matter can be nuanced, but also how the encyclopedia benefits from being interpreted in terms of ontology. General definitions of the late medieval encyclopedia focus on its epistemological dimensions. For example, scholars argue that these works provide complete “cycles” of knowledge...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 133–153.
Published: 01 January 2012
... of whether or not they claim to be heirs of those" historical" Gnostics. These subsequent trends share with the latter a series of ideas that challenge the church and that will, in most cases, lead to their condemnation and persecution. Among these ideas are, above all, a recognition of a knowledge (gnosis...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (3): 245–258.
Published: 01 May 2001
... knowledge in spite of their overdetermined poeticity or inter- pretibility. I will cite Bruno Bettelheim7 and Vladimir Propp8 in examining the organicity of these myth/fables, a feature which lets them enhance nature's communication of order, then view interactions involved in their interpreta- tion through...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 823–838.
Published: 01 November 2010
... to linger in that simultaneity-are explicitly about fairies and how they resist knowledge, how their appearance defers and frustrates cognitive appropria- tion even as it solicits erotic response. Ferzan Ozpetek's Ignorant Fairies [Le fate ignoranti, Italy, 2001] is a recent Italian film that depicts...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 145–168.
Published: 01 January 2011
... as cultural subjects, rather than as agents of knowing as well. If dominant paradigms in women's history have established that women were instrumental to the search for knowledge, they do not often admit that women might be a source for new forms of knowl- edge, as Katherine Hamerton has attempted to show...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 189–193.
Published: 01 January 2015
...- ricity to its literary and ideological construction of a diverse thirteenth-century world. Gaunt attends to the text's mode of address, style, and perspective, its languages and translations, and the pragmatic realism with which it dispenses knowledge about the world. Through careful comparative analysis...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 317–329.
Published: 01 May 2012
... literatures are separated from the present by paroxysms erasing the knowledge of authors, works, and entire traditions of literature. The importance of fantasies of the destruction of literature during the Enlightenment is striking. This was, after all, the foundational moment of the modern idea of progress...