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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 288–315.
Published: 01 September 2020
... level by reinforcing its poetics of analogy, a project that connects Georges Rodenbach’s oeuvre to the larger symbolist movement from Baudelaire to Mallarmé. Rodenbach’s novel attempts to invent a tradition of symbolist prose, which provocatively locates a shared likeness in otherwise dissimilar...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 378–391.
Published: 01 December 2020
... to an end? Could there be an American equivalent to his novel? And why among writers is there a saying, “If you want to write like Proust, don’t write like Proust”? Searching for the key to Proust’s achievement, the author realizes that over the years he has possibly read more about Proust than he has...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 389–408.
Published: 01 December 2021
... “capable,” like her unmarried daughter, Catherine—to consider how women negotiated the challenges of legal quarreling. It analyzes the strategies des Roches employed, in her poetry and in her published correspondence, to avoid being perceived as quarrelsome, to bind her judicially influential addressees...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 486–504.
Published: 01 December 2021
... with agonistic discursive practices usually reserved for men, these women destabilized this masculine dispute. In so doing, they reclaimed some room in this quarrel (and others like it) for women. The second quarrel text by a woman is Joséphine de Monbart’s Sophie, ou l’éducation des filles (1777), the only...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 112–130.
Published: 01 May 2022
... disrupt perceptions of the linearity of time, yielding alternate temporalities grounded in bodily experience. In contemporary self-fiction, to chronicle a chronic condition is to juggle different kinds of time. But what about genres, like premodern historiography, that impose a linear, chronological...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 131–149.
Published: 01 May 2022
... to interpret her experience, and to empower herself and those who are suffering from the same condition, asserting that deafness, like any other physical impairment, is not a social or religious punishment but rather a “privileged” condition. kim153@purdue.edu Copyright © 2022 by the Trustees...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 336–356.
Published: 01 December 2020
... in Love? Using the psychoanalytic concept of the partial object, she shows how limited Proust’s notion of love really is. We end on a note of wild admiration for Proust’s description of what it feels like to be in what he calls “love” but with a dose of skepticism with regard to his framing of the project...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 392–407.
Published: 01 December 2020
... instruments. So why have some critics thought otherwise? Perhaps, in part, it’s because they have assumed the narrator always speaks for Proust. If so, their foundational assumption isn’t just mistaken; it’s also likely to prevent the novel from doing some of its most important work on us, a work...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 173–191.
Published: 01 May 2020
... theater phenomenology shows us how mystery plays used self-given realities like flame to shuttle between human and nonhuman standpoints. If Latour rejects phenomenology for its refusal to consider the agency of the nonhuman, States’s focus on reality as resistance offers an implicit retort. I propose...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 227–233.
Published: 01 January 2004
..., then that most singular of all forays, an excursion with neither adventure nor unforeseen events that after a few hours finds us home again, right before the gate of our parents' house, has a more secret magic, like the handling of a divining rod? The steadfast security of return is not guaranteed to whoever...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (1-2): 187–202.
Published: 01 January 2009
... greatly lessen the number of Papists, with whom we are yearly over-run, being the principal breeders of the nation," Swift's Protestant persona states, with the exclusive "we," like Yeats's "we old men." The lower classes were characteristically "the numerous classes." The Anglo-Irish horror pleni...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 5–9.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Sara Whym Copyright © 2017 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2017 sara whym dreamscapes (betrayals) NE LE RACONTE PAS! ­ Beckett 1 just like that i begin. i call k­ nowing what is, absolutely. asking you to draw me: a practice, a discipline, a resolution. hands...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 13–15.
Published: 01 January 2017
... many would regard as perhaps his most distinguishing quality m­ odesty? I still remember like a burn the time when a ­couple of friends and I took turns keeping him com­pany at the ER of the university hospital where he had landed for one of t­hose ­things that e­ very now and then land old professors...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 13–28.
Published: 01 January 2015
... entendre as an ultimate tribute to her relationship with the French language, reveals that "Silence sur soie" could have been the secret, alternative title of the novel. For her, writing on oneself, like a rememoration, despite its harshness and splitting effect, rep- "aresents an exercise that leads less...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 467–472.
Published: 01 December 2020
... good news for you this morning. angie’s weighed in strong on your side. she wants me not to let you go. she who always has good ideas, thoughts for what’s most meaningful in presents, bought me something sumptuous for my birthday (49th): a pouch to keep your papers in. like the one she gave you...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 288–291.
Published: 01 January 2010
... been informed that my services there were not requested, I was curious. The return address had all the printed information about Columbia, and someone had penned the letters "M.R." on top. I opened the letter. It was, of course, from Michael Riffaterre. He wrote in French to tell me that he liked...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (1-2): 79–86.
Published: 01 January 2001
... it was something pieced together "from holes in the lace made by time2 He said it was a work of imagination - "not my own but the painter's,,3 - insisting that, in the thirty years it took to complete, he had cut nothing and thrown nothing away: "what I write winds around the subject like an endless tangled ribbon...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 107–109.
Published: 01 January 2014
... of Ranciere whom Phil chose to include in the volume he coedited with Gabriel Rockhill in 2009. Instead, I'd like to do something different and try to see what effect reading Ranciere had on Phil's trajectory. I want to see what Phil's encounter with jacques Ranciere enabled him to do differently, if anything...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 217–234.
Published: 01 January 2011
... source of nourishment that hung on the frozen beards of Napoleon's men and made them look like savage animals gone mad. In terms of human loss, the Russian Campaign was a titanic disaster. According to Alan Schorn, Napoleon's invading forces were the "largest army ever assembled by anyone force...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 69–86.
Published: 01 January 2014
...: the camp looked too manicured, not at all like the real thing. And whoever heard of a Jewish inmate who succeeded in keeping his young child hidden for weeks or months in a Nazi concentration camp? Such criticisms focused on the criterion of historical authenticity-and once again, the issue was both...