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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 111–121.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Yves Citton Copyright © 2014 The Trustees of Columbia University 2014 Yves Citton LITERARY ATTENTION: THE HAIRY POLITICS OF DETAILS What can literary studies bring to our experience? The fact that many scholars, on both sides of the Atlantic, have recently felt the need to address...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (1-2): 181–185.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Sylvia Molloy Copyright © 2009 The Trustees of Columbia University 2009 Sylvia Molloy DISPARATE LIBRARIES, ERRATIC SCRIBES: BORGES AND LITERARY HISTORY Borges is notoriously suspicious of any system presenting itself as authoritative and commanding a single reading, and he is particularly...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (1-2): 129–135.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Edward Mendelson Copyright © 2009 The Trustees of Columbia University 2009 Edward Mendelson LITERARY HISTORY: OBJECTIVE AND SUBJECTIVE: THE POETICS OF AUDEN'S ANTHOLOGIES When you read any version of literary history written by any modern English poet-whether an explicit history of the kind...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 437–450.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Emily Apter Copyright © 2003 The Trustees of Columbia University 2003 Emily Apter CONDE'S CREOLITE IN LITERARY HISTORY Drawing on a wide range of theories of literary history and geography, I want to consider how the Creolophone/Francophone novel and, in particular, Maryse Conde's fiction...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (4): 405–415.
Published: 01 November 2001
...Claire Marrone Claire Marrone GEORGE SAND AND CRISTINA DI BELGIOJOSO'S LITERARY DIALOGUE D id the relationship between two nineteenth-century writers, George Sand and Italian Princess Cristina di Belgiojoso,l inspire a literary dialogue?2 Sand's extensive corpus is, of course, well known, while...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (4): 474–478.
Published: 01 November 2002
...Alison James Peter Consenstein . Literary Memory, Consciousness, and the Group Oulipo . Amsterdam – New York : Rodopi , 2002 . Pp. 252 . Copyright © 2002 The Trustees of Columbia University 2002 474 BOOK REVIEWS and pursuits. Not least of the obstacles he would encounter...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 455–461.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., as were the various points of view of Russian formalists as well as the French debates concerning historical determinism and creativity in literary studies. Copyright © 2020 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2020 behaviorism historicism creativity In Dickens’s...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 281–296.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Donato Pirovano Copyright © 2008 The Trustees of Columbia University 2008 Donato Pirovano THE LITERARY FAIRY TALE OF GIOVAN FRANCESCO STRAPAROLA The Piacevoli notti of Giovan Francesco Straparola, an obscure Italian writer whose descent may be traced in Caravaggio (a village nowadays...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Joanna Augustyn Mary Lathers , Bodies in Art: French Literary Realism and the Artist’s Model . Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press , 2001 . Pp. 294 . Copyright © 2006 The Trustees of Columbia University 2006 BO()KREVIEWS 99 de 1'1lnperiale, Aureliell, La Se111aine sainte...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 309–330.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Alison Cornish Copyright © 2006 The Trustees of Columbia University 2006 Alison Cornish TRANSLATIO GALLIAE: EFFECTS OF EARLY FRANCO-ITALIAN LITERARY EXCHANGE I n the sixteenth century, French writers adopted Italian models, translated and plagiarized Italian works, and even wrote...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 575–579.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Alison James Ross Hamilton . Accident: A Philosophical and Literary History . Chicago : The University of Chicago Press , 2007 . Pp. 344 . Copyright © 2009 The Trustees of Columbia University 2009 BOOK REVIEWS 575 Ross Hamilton. Accident: A Philosophical and Literary History...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 199–222.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Doris L. Garraway Copyright © 2013 The Trustees of Columbia University 2013 Doris L. Garraway TOWARD A LITERARY PSYCHOANALYSIS OF POSTCOLONIAL HAITI: DESIRE, VIOLENCE, AND THE MIMETIC CRISIS IN MARIE CHAUVET'S AMOUR Critics of Haitian writer Marie Chauvet's controversial novel, Amour...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 137–151.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Ann Jefferson Copyright © 2016 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2016 Female Friendship as a Literary Fact Ann Jefferson Female Friendship as a Literary Fact The Bechdel Test, sometimes called the Mo Movie Measure or Bechdel Rule, is a simple test which names...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 505–521.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Catriona Seth Abstract Right at the end of the eighteenth century, a famous poet, Ponce-Denis Écouchard Le Brun, denounced women writers and a literary dispute ensued. While it mobilized a number of authors, one poem stands out in accounts of the quarrel: Constance Pipelet’s “Épître aux femmes...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 10–23.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of the manuscript. To interpret a text critically is to acknowledge and to examine also how a manuscript or print edition orients textual interpretation. The editorial history of the Vita nova teaches us about the cultural processes and discourses of literary culture and about Italian literary history. Copyright...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 213–234.
Published: 01 September 2021
...: a reading in which the students are able to see themselves in the characters of the novel and a more difficult classroom-based reading that seeks to instill in the students, through conventional pedagogical exercises such as the explication de texte , an appreciation for the literary art and importance...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 486–504.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Gemma Tidman Abstract This article explores the women’s interventions in an overlooked eighteenth-century quarrel about how to reform literary teaching in the boys’ collèges . It begins by introducing this quarrel, here called the querelle des collèges , that involved more than 120 actors, just 3...
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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 (2022) 113 (1): 65–86.
Published: 01 May 2022
... Guinizzelli di Magnano (1230s–1276), judge, prosecutor, and one of the main literary references of the upcoming Dolce Stilnovo , and the professional activity of Taddeo Alderotti (1206/1215–1295), the catalyst of the new scientific trends of the Bolognese medical school. Guido Guinizzelli’s canzone “Al cor...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (2): 199–221.
Published: 01 September 2022
... Promenade” of the Rêveries , this article argues that, on the contrary, it is an early enactment of the literary realism of the nineteenth-century novel that faces outward by describing both society and nature. The article shows how society and the state are included within its narrative, which employs...