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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 135–154.
Published: 01 January 2017
... IN THE SYMBOLIC LANGUAGE OF MEDIEVAL FICTION The anonymous late twelfth- or early thirteenth- century verse romance,1 Guillaume de Palerne is a text that, although long known to scholars, has only recently begun to affirm its importance in the domain of literary studies.2 At first glance, this exclusion from...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 189–193.
Published: 01 January 2015
... studies from questions of the Devisement's histo- 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...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 93–102.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Erin Twohig Erin Twohig INVESTIGATING A DISAPPEARANCE: MULTILINGUALISM AND LANGUAGE ERASURE IN ASSIA DJEBAR'S LA DISPARITION DE LA LANGUE FRANCA1SE T he title of Assia Djebar's 2003 novel La Disparition de la langue fran~aiseprovocatively announces the disappearance of the French language. Its...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 283–286.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Language in Medieval English Drama, Signs of Challenge and Change. Aldershot - Burlington (USA) - Singapour - Sydney: Ashgat~2000.Pp.215. Peches de la langue: les etudes de C. Casagrande et S. Vecchio ont montre comment l'usage inconsidere du langage et de son organe, la bouche, ouvrait la porte...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 109–127.
Published: 01 January 2011
...David Georgi David Georgi READING THE SIGNS IN VILLON: PUNS, PROPER NAMES, AND IMPLIED LANGUAGE THEORY IN THE LAIS V illon's Lais quickly announces itself as the last will and testament of apoor scholar named Fran<;ois Villon, and the poem unfolds in accordance with this formal conceit...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 128–150.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of language in the modes of existence. Sound in this chapter is once again a key component of the description, though the fatal cry of the uprooted mandrake does not exhibit the same articulating functions of sound seen in the chapter on the lion. This is not to say that the mandrake’s cry is meaningless...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (3): 249–269.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Kendall Tarte Copyright © 2004 The Trustees of Columbia University 2004 Kendall Tarte SEDUCTIVE TOPOGRAPHIES: THE LANGUAGES OF LANDSCAPE IN LA PUCE DE MADAME DES-ROCHES T wo of the most interesting discourses to emerge in the sixteenth century were topographical description and the anatomical...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 48–65.
Published: 01 May 2020
... exile in their vernacular writings. It examines how the two authors reflect on the pluralities of language and community that connect them to readerships both at home and in exile, focusing especially on Brunetto’s Rettorica and Dante’s Convivio . The essay investigates Brunetto’s rhetorical doctrine...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 288–315.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Zakir Paul Abstract Widely considered the first French-language photo narrative, the use of images in Bruges-la-Morte (1892) tends to occlude as much as it reveals. Drawing on archives and contemporary debates about the image, this article contends that photography structures the novel on a formal...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 455–461.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Thomas Pavel Abstract The article examines several twentieth-century polemics between mechanist approaches to language and art and studies that emphasize creativity and historical developments. The 1944 exchange between Leonard Bloomfield and Leo Spitzer was an eloquent example of such polemics...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 249–259.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Stephen H. Fleck Abstract The article analyzes the triviality of Austin’s version of everyday-world speech act theory (which explicitly excluded fictional uses of language) in favor of its specific value for investigation of fictionality, invoking ideas of Pierre Bourdieu and Émile Benveniste...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 205–226.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Jonathan Morton Abstract The main texts under consideration in this article are two French-language Alexander romances written in the second half of the twelfth century, discussed in relation to the Latin historical, romance, and naturalist traditions that form the backbone of the medieval...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 87–111.
Published: 01 May 2022
... into vernacular languages. The precepts of this genre entered into the literary culture of early modern France primarily through the avenue of satire, in which characters were defined by the food they ate and by other aspects of the Galenic regimen. Because of its association with treatises on the education...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 285–307.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Paola Gambarota Copyright © 2006 The Trustees of Columbia University 2006 Paola Gambarota SYNTAX AND PASSIONS. BOUHOURS, VIeO, AND THE GENIUS OF THE NATION Contemporary scholars of nationalism agree that language does not constitute a necessary and sufficient criterion of nationality any more...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 105–126.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Alexandra Lukes Copyright © 2013 The Trustees of Columbia University 2013 Alexandra Lukes THE ASYLUM OF NONSENSE: ANTONIN ARTAUD'S TRANSLATION OF LEWIS CARROLL One of the problems inherent in reading and writing about Artaud's workis being faced with the profound inadequacy of one's language...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 249–264.
Published: 01 May 2007
...; hereafter OC ["enigma of a sentence written by a god"; What type of sentence (I asked myself) will an absolute mind construct? I considered that even in the human languages there is no proposition that does not imply the entire universe; to say the tiger is to say the tigers that begot it, the deer...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 105–110.
Published: 01 January 2010
... the fact that in large Romance language departments, the Italianists are almost always outnumbered by those who teach Spanish and French (if not Portuguese)? And should Italian fit by virtue of its distinctiveness-or by what Paul Ricoeur, in an essay to which I will return, calls its "comparabilities?" 1...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 377–390.
Published: 01 May 2003
... of nationalism. 1. Conde, 2003, 3. The Romanic Review Volume 94 Numbers 3-4 © The Trustees of Columbia University 378 AMA MAZAMA Guadeloupean Creole and French: A Combative Coexistence, or the Language Question in La Vie scelerate, Traversee de la mangrove, and Les derniers Rois mages Like all creoles...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 147–161.
Published: 01 January 2013
... schools and attended Dartmouth College, from which he graduated in 1925. He taught briefly in Illinois, apparently at a public high school, and then, in 1927, landed an appointment in the Romance Languages Department at Syracuse University. A year later, in 1928, he also had a master's degree in hand from...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 277–280.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Simone Ventura Book Reviews Catherine E. Leglu. Multilingualism and Mother Tongue in Medieval French, Occitan, and Catalan Narratives. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State UP, 2010. Pp. 216. Moving easily among different languages and literary genres, Prof. C. Leglu, a leading representative...