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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 389–408.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Emma Herdman Abstract A Renaissance querelle was primarily litigious. As such, it was heavily gendered: women, who were culturally expected to be conciliatory, not argumentative, were excluded from the law courts. This article uses the example of Madeleine des Roches—a widow, and so legally...
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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 (2022) 113 (2): 151–176.
Published: 01 September 2022
... medieval canon law and modern consent theory. In dialogue with each of these domains, this essay studies, first, how particular episodes not only call attention to the importance of sexual consent but also to factors that mitigate it—as well as to the more general limitations of the concept. Second...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 401–419.
Published: 01 September 2023
... actors and agents. L’esperit del temps situates Nazi thanatopolitics at the intersection of biology and law, emphasizing how a politics of death relies on what kinds of matter, such as the phenotype of skin, are fetishized, pathologized, and subjected to human-centered techniques of power. Domínguez...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 106–127.
Published: 01 May 2020
... to its laws while adopting varying solutions for communicating ontological contentions to readers. Copyright © 2020 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2020 Bruno Latour medieval encyclopedias manuscript illuminations natural history cosmology A major challenge...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 561–577.
Published: 01 May 2010
... and the concomitant impossibility of a serious (i.e., nonparodic) treatment of the epic and of the chivalric epic in particular. Such a view of the novel is bolstered by the various Quixotic elements of the text: Agilulfo's irritating and impractical insistence on the laws of chivalry and codes of knightly behavior...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (3-4): 377–385.
Published: 01 May 2005
... of the late eighteenth century2 and to the brief but radical reconceptualization of the family effected by Revolutionary laws before it was redirected in the Code, presented family narratives that put into question the dominant bourgeois hierarchical articulation of family relations. 1. See also Nancy...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 375–378.
Published: 01 May 2013
... ideas about heroism as idealism or exemplarity, Sunderland theorizes heroism from within Lacanian psychoanalysis. Working carefully through Lacan's treatment of courtly love as sublimation as well as his engagement with Immanuel Kant's thinking on the moral law, Sunderland derives a definition...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 429–436.
Published: 01 May 2003
... with the rest of the body." What kind of metamorphoses would this supposition inspire in the colonies? If a piece of body could carry mind along with it, then we are dealing with a world in which the meaning of mind and matter, once rendered in codes of law, would be reconfigured as the logic of punishment...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (2): 173–185.
Published: 01 March 2005
... of the College des Lecteurs Royaux in 1530, stood at the forefront of the application of new philological methods to problems of ancient learning. His Latin writings range from a conlmentary on Justinian's sixth-century compendium of Ronlan law (Annotationes ad Pandectas, 1508) to his magisterial opus on nl0ney...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 57–76.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., of the Lettres persanes. And identifying which letter was written last by Usbek, or received last by him (there is a delay of six months, it has been calculated), is not a simple matter either, although critics have convincingly argued that letter 146 on the John Law fiasco, dated le 11 de la lune de Rhamazan...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (4): 417–431.
Published: 01 November 2000
... when I have considered seriously the contexture of the Turkish government, the absoluteness of an Emperor without Reason, without Virtue, whose Speeches may be irrational, and yet must be Laws; whose Actions irregular, and yet examples, whose Sentence and Judgment, if in matters of the Imperial...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (4): 363–379.
Published: 01 November 2001
..., and Law 40). James Brundage comments upon Gratian's perspective on concubinage: Gratian ascribed to the concubinage relationship the quality of marital affection which the Roman jurists had reserved for marriage unions. As Gratian saw it, a concubine was a woman who united with a man in conjugal affection...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (3): 271–291.
Published: 01 May 2004
... not only signaled the end of the aristocratic posture of superiority to money, it affirmed the primacy of mathematical probability and sanctified bourgeois economic expertise.3 Areas of life that previously appeared to escape deterministic laws had been tamed by mathematical analysis. Thus, those skilled...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 425–444.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., 1992). On law and justice, see Jacques Derrida, "Force of Law: The 'Mystical Foundations of Authority Cardozo Law Review 11 (1990): 920-1045; Dominick LaCapra, "Violence, Justice and the Force of Law," Cardozo Law Review 11 (1990): 701-14; Drucilla Cornell, The Philosophy of the Limit (New York...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 211–226.
Published: 01 May 2008
... fluids, which must be eliminated or purged. The disfigured body also is a form of the abject for, like excrement and bodily fluids, it threatens the integrity, the oneness, the wholeness of the body. In relation to the body politic, the abject similarly regulates norms of sexuality, law, and morality...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 11–47.
Published: 01 January 2012
... that is unavoidably determined by the laws of nature. The closeness of this to Averroes's thought led Martinez Casado to suppose that the Leonese author knew his work directly, perhaps without the mediation of written Latin translation: "~debemos pensar en un conocimiento muy completo, quiza sin traducci6n escrita...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 7–19.
Published: 01 May 2022
... . “ The University of Bologna and the Renaissance .” Studi e memorie per la storia dell’Università di Bologna , n.s., 1 ( 1956 ): 313 – 23 . Krueger Haven C. Avicenna’s Poem on Medicine . Springfield, IL : C. C. Thomas , 1963 . Law Vivien . “ Why Write a Verse Grammar? ” Journal...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 115–134.
Published: 01 January 2017
... exchanges: ­these are fleeting images that emerge as traffic collides with trafficking in the twelfth-­century Ordo representaciones Ade, an astounding Play of Adam that trades in religion openly and undercover. When polemical contestation between Old Law and New leads to figurative encounters between...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 131–149.
Published: 01 May 2022
... that the mind can overcome illness and that, “by practicing patience , a physically ill person can strengthen herself or himself” (31; emphasis mine). 17. I base my interpretation on Collins, Intersectionality 21–53. 16. Alfonso X established laws concerning deaf people in numerous sections...