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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 302–304.
Published: 01 May 2007
... of the market and mass media. It is only to say that the difference between them is by no means self-evident and would require a more careful and rigorous demonstration. (PATRICK DOVE, Indiana University) Edwin Wiliamson. Borges. A Life. New York: Viking, 2004, Pp. 574. As he states in the Preface, Edwin...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 3–11.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Pierre Force The Romanic Review Volume 107 Numbers 1 4 © The Trustees of Columbia University Gita May: A Life Pierre Force GITA MAy: A lIfE Gita May, professor emerita of French at Columbia University, died at her home in Morningside Heights on January 29, 2016. She was 86 years old. Known in her...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 97–100.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Didier Coste The Romanic Review Volume 108 Numbers 1 4 © The Trustees of Columbia University Didier Coste LIFE AS ANECDOTE AND AS DIGRESSION (OR MAYBE IS IT LIT ER A TURE?) It is always an irony to write about an admired friend after his demise. The only way this tribute can be dutifully paid...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (4): 415–426.
Published: 01 November 2002
...Deborah N. Losse Copyright © 2002 The Trustees of Columbia University 2002 Deborah N. Losse A STORIED LIFE AND A LIVED STORY: WRITING ONESELF IN MONTAIGNE'S ESSAIS When Montaigne recasts a story borrowed from antiquity or frommedieval sources, he reshapes the anecdote to include many...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (1): 83–101.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Anne E. McCall Copyright © 2007 The Trustees of Columbia University 2007 Anne E. McCall STILL LIFE AND FETAL EXPLOITS IN FLORA TRISTAN'S PEREGRINATIONS D'UNE PARrA Flora Tristan's 1838 Peregrinations d'une paria boasts a heavy para-textualframework promising personal revelations, social...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 401–403.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Joanna Augustyn Marina Van Zuylen . Monomania: The Flight from Everyday Life in Literature and Art . Ithaca : Cornell University Press , 2005 . Pp. 238 . Copyright © 2009 The Trustees of Columbia University 2009 BOOK REVIEWS 4°1 Marina Van Zuylen. Monomania: The Flight from...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 246–247.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Pierre Force Copyright © 2010 The Trustees of Columbia University 2010 Pierre Force REMARKS ON THE LIFE AND WORKS OF MICHAEL RIFFATERRE T he first thing to say is that Michael Riffaterre had the most brilliant careerone could imagine. Ph.D. in 1955, full professor in 1964, appointed...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 336–356.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of the Proustian sentimental orbit, doomed love, aligned chronologically and conceptually with the articulation in the 1890s of courtly love and made for dire consequences in a life lived along those lines. My wife, Ellen Handler Spitz, provides an emotionally corrective experience via the question, Was Swann...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 151–172.
Published: 01 May 2020
... the practice of biblical exegesis, reprise refers to an open-ended process of meaning making opposed to the rigid certainties of fundamentalism. [REL] also contributes a concept of radical transformation through love (“conversion”). For Latour, two events from the Virgin Mary’s life—the Annunciation...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 378–391.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Andrew Holleran Abstract “The Invalid” is an autobiographical account of one American novelist’s reading Proust over the course of his life. After the initial impact of encountering Remembrance of Things Past as a young soldier in 1968 Germany, he is forced to wonder: Did Proust bring the novel...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 392–407.
Published: 01 December 2020
... not of deconstruction, and not simply of didacticism, but of self-understanding, formal modeling, and habit cultivation, all in the service of a better life. Copyright © 2020 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2020 Proust Musil essayism unreliable narrator the uses of literature...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 53–56.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Liz Constable Copyright © 2017 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2017 The Romanic Review Volume 108 Numbers 1 4 © The Trustees of Columbia University Liz Constable LIFELINES THROUGH GENRE: IN GRATITUDE In crafting the words for Ross s legacy of love in my own life...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (1): 101–106.
Published: 01 January 2006
... to survive at a bare nlininlum and how these exanlples of the thousands of aspiring artists in Paris at the tillle lived day to day. This novel also contains a nUlnber of stereotypes and problenls that surround the life of the lllodern artist both in nineteenth-century Paris and today: how to lllaintain...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 135–154.
Published: 01 January 2017
.... Alain Corbellari inscribes it within an intertextual structure that he refers to as un classique schéma initiatique de type dépossession- reconquête (353). Chris- tine Ferlampin- Acher is more precise, listing alongside the Life of Saint Eustace, the Roman de Renart, Partonopeu de Blois, Cligès...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 803–821.
Published: 01 November 2010
... contemporary. Our strategy for doing so is a detailed comparison of the thinkers' respective aesthetic theories. First among concerns is the like manner in which Unamuno and Nietzsche charge art with a task of existential importance: that of promoting the eternal affirmation of life. Other coincidences studied...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 361–376.
Published: 01 May 2003
..., who offer glimpses of their hopes and thwarted dreams, succeed, however, in unweav- ing the complex web of village life. Aware of the opacity that shrouds Carib- bean origins, Conde purposely fails to provide any insight into Sancher's death or any clear path away from the ethno-social order...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (3): 361–373.
Published: 01 May 2002
... between life and art. Does the film show that fictional representation is nothing but a detour in which reality might ultimately reassert itself? Does "reality" or "life" simply lie outside the fictional representation? Derrida has addressed the notion of the border of the work in various texts (see 1978...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 357–369.
Published: 01 December 2020
... that the meaning of someone’s life comes only with death—hence is a meaning that is foreclosed to us in our own lives—we read novels in order to understand the meaning of life. The solitary reader of the novel attains a certain community in this fictive assessment of what life is about. The death we read about...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 273–291.
Published: 01 May 2014
... for history, each present moment provides an opportunity for action for the individual subject. The history of that subject will be the demonstration of his or her use of the opportunity in a single moment. It would be history on the smallest scale possible-the history of a single event in a single life. I...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 863–868.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Jeannelle acknowl- edges, autobiography has acquired ever greater prestige in both literary and critical practice. Indeed, its domain has evolved to become more or less syn- onymous with the looser categories of recits de vie, ecrits de soi, or life-writing, a feat achieved by dint of annexing biography...