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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 138–157.
Published: 01 May 2021
... to overcome the rigidity of text-based queries (and in-line markup embedded in text). Such paramount evolution is now made possible by the Semantic Web, an extension of the current web by description standards that help machines to understand and connect the information already available on the web...
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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 (2000) 91 (4): 459–479.
Published: 01 November 2000
.... Valery often discusses the regenerative nature of poetic form, insisting that the end of a poem does not signal its completion. Though the last stanzas of "Profusion du soir" climactically portray the darkness that threatens the speaker's vision, its final lines, calling for acceptance of mystery, recall...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 37–64.
Published: 01 May 2022
... they could give shape to broader anxieties about the exercise of power. Sickness follows the lines of the feudal hierarchy, with the sovereign proving uniquely susceptible to maladies (in six out of the ten major sickness narratives that I identify across Marie’s Fables and the Roman de Renart...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 189–203.
Published: 01 May 2007
... haciendo su 'Oriente,' implantando su mirada, su lectura 'Oriente' es en Borges el estar siempre fuera de territorio, el estar plegado, 'en medio', intercalado entre todas las posibilidades" (102). Crucially, the Orient functions here not as a referent in line with conventional usage, but rather...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 415–429.
Published: 01 November 2009
... de la litterature nationale, 2nd ed., vol. I (Paris: V. Palme, 1878) 505-06; see also his observations made from a different point of view 347-48. The Romanic Review Volume 100 Number 4 © The Trustees of Columbia University RICHARD TRACHSLER certain lines within a given chanson de geste. 2...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 275–292.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Jessie Hock Jessie Hock WAGING LOVING WAR: LUCRETIUS AND THE POETRY OF REMY BELLEAU I n 1558 Joachim du Bellay completed the first translation of Lucretius into French, twenty-two lines from the beginning of De rerum natura (henceforth DRN), for a collection of ancient sources to accompany Louis...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (1-2): 163–187.
Published: 01 January 2000
... to be primarily semantic in nature. Lefevere objects, for instance, to T. Hart-Davies's rendering of lines 204-6 of Catullus 64, "annuit invicto caelestum numine rector/ quo motu tellus atque horrida contremuerunt/ aequora," as "The mighty Thunderer his dread assent/ Nodded propitious and the sound was sent...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 65–86.
Published: 01 May 2022
... in the most recent findings in philosophical and scientific thought. Guinizzelli’s “Al cor gentil” starts off with a groundbreaking argument. As Luciano Rossi has observed, by framing the parallel between love (“amore”) and the noble heart (“cor gentil,” line 1) in the Aristotelian language of potency...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 120–137.
Published: 01 May 2021
... , and Paradiso ), except for the first canto of each canticle which are, instead, introduced by a large historiated initial. Alternating blue and red initials (measuring vertically three transcriptional lines decorated with alternating red and blue flourishes) also signal the beginning of each canto. Other red...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (1): 85–105.
Published: 01 January 2005
... are not specifiable, for the poem makes an equal but different sense applied to Beatrice or the screen lady. Contradicting the prose, the last two lines says that he joys outwardly. He is dejected ("sbigottito," 7.1) with the loss of the screen lady, more than he imagined. But he adds that he wrote about her...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 267–268.
Published: 01 January 2010
... 206) This memory and so many others of Professor Riffaterre come rushing back as I glance at the title of an interview in the 1981 issue of Diacritics focusing on his work. What strikes me is not the straightforward title itself but rather its layout and typography. Uppercase lines spelling out...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 431–451.
Published: 01 November 2009
... that suffering to fuel poetic expression, turning it into positive action. The Dit de fa Pastoure is at the midpoint of Christine's body of poetry about love. The generic point of departure for the Dit is the 13th-century French pastourelle, a poem of typically 50 lines or less, in which the first-person speaker...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 65–89.
Published: 01 January 2011
.... The fountain at the center of the romance nicely embodies this dilemma. I will summarize the scene briefly here and return to it later. When the lover/poet comes upon the fountain at line 1425, he immediately notices an inscription that announces that Narcissus died here.2 For about seventy lines he tells...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 23–35.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., these parrots provide the main lines of communication in both stories, and are the essential vehicles without which their plots could not advance. Putting a parrot-as opposed to, say, a nightingale-in the driving seat is both comic and unsettling.4 The parrot's well-known capacity for mimicry turns a spotlight...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 151–172.
Published: 01 May 2020
... until I had felt the wound that the spear did cleave”; play 38, lines 377–78). The fact that Thomas requires such proof to allay his doubt is, of course, also a sign of flawed faith. In the York play, “Doubting Thomas,” Deus tells the apostle to touch, and to “be no more mistrowand [unbelieving...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 49–63.
Published: 01 January 2011
... constitutes feminine otherness, to what extent is the rosebud an image of the Narrator-Lover 1. The Narrator interrupts his account of his final journey en route to plucking the rosebud with a statement on the importance of difference. See lines 21543-52. All references to the poem are taken from Felix Lecoy...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 243–251.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Daho Djerbal Copyright © 2013 The Trustees of Columbia University 2013 Daho Djerbal HISTORY WRITING AS CULTURAL AND POLITICAL CRITIQUE, OR THE DIFFICULTY OF WRITING THE HISTORY OF A (DE)COLONIZED SOCIETY The Dividing Line of Historical Reason At the start of my career as a researcher, I had...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 227–233.
Published: 01 January 2004
... ]oliviere, a farm perched on a hillside high above the bank, I was always surprised that I'd been able to reach it a few times on foot, by way of a complicated network of well-worn paths, the consecrated itinerary of the long line of faithful parishioners who, every spring, followed the little bell...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 517–554.
Published: 01 May 2006
... defined as "sorella dell'ombra" and then as "Emula sofferente dell'eterno," is heard "nel fluire della mente" ("Le suppliche" already contains the line "Fluire nella pili sottile e intima arteria della poesia;" published in Lacerba, 13 marzo 1915, the poem is later dismembered and returns, with the title...