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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (1-2): 3–12.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Dominique Jullien Copyright © 2001 The Trustees of Columbia University 2001 Dominique ]ullien ARAGON, ELSA TRIOLET: LOVE AND POLITICS IN THE COLD WAR O n October 13-14,2000 at Columbia University's Maison Fran~aise an international and interdiciplinary conference was held on Aragon, Elsa...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 39–61.
Published: 01 May 2021
... witness to the philosophical importance of these issues: in his philosophical poem Acerba , Cecco attacks Dante’s love poetry for harboring deterministic belief. Copyright © 2021 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2021 compulsion determinism Aristotle Dante Cecco...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (2): 127–152.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Sandra Pierson Prior Copyright © 2006 The Trustees of Columbia University 2006 Sandra Pierson Prior THE LOVE THAT DARES NOT SPEAK ITS NAME: DISPLACING AND SILENCING THE SHAME OF ADULTERY IN LE CHEVALIER DE LA CHARRETE For some, Lancelot, the hero of Chretien de Troy's Chevalier de la Charrete...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 541–544.
Published: 01 November 2007
...: France and Germany in Love and War. Eds. Aminia M. Brueggemann and Peter Schulman. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2005. Pp. 304. Over the centuries, relations between France and Germany have oscillated between the extremes of love and hatred with all the different shades of emotions...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 13–15.
Published: 01 January 2017
...David Caron Copyright © 2017 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2017 David Caron ROSS CHAMBERS: A LEGACY OF LOVE It w­ asn t long before I started to regret using legacy in the title of this group of tributes to Ross Chambers. I guess the word came naturally...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 275–292.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Jessie Hock Copyright © 2013 The Trustees of Columbia University 2013 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...
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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 (2005) 96 (1): 107–110.
Published: 01 January 2005
...-36), covered some of the same territory as Krause's book, mentioned earlier medieval texts rather than emphasizing the Oiseuse passage as being seminal for nobiliary idleness. Still concerning the Roman de fa Rose, Krause wonders where the labor is done to produce the lovely attire that Oiseuse wears...
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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 (2022) 113 (1): 65–86.
Published: 01 May 2022
... gentil” offers a groundbreaking theory of nobility that philosophically conflates love with nobility. This article argues that the philosophical progress of the canzone presents an understanding of medical and scientific terminology that must be put in contact with Taddeo and his interest in Avicenna’s...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 408–416.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Thomas Pavel Abstract This essay begins as a reminiscence of its author’s early readings, including the first volume of Marcel Proust’s Remembrance of Things Past . It then reflects on Proust’s depiction of his family, his love of art, and his pessimistic views on love. Copyright © 2020...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (3): 275–293.
Published: 01 May 2002
... similar understanding of the role of the passions-particularly love-in the realm of politics, and how Senault's De ['Usage des passions (1641) and Le Monarque, ou Le Devoir du Souverain (1661) lend themselves as matter in two poignant tragedies by Racine, Andromaque (1667) and Berenice (1670). Senault...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (4): 363–379.
Published: 01 November 2001
...Dolliann Margaret Hurtig Dolliann Margaret Hurtig "I DO, I DO": MEDIEVAL MODELS OF MARRIAGE AND CHOICE OF PARTNERS IN MARIE DE FRANCE'S "LE FRAISNE" That Marie de France would choose to write a story about love and marriage with a happy ending is rather a surprise to readers mindful...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 215–233.
Published: 01 May 2009
... by discussing Christian, Neoplatonic, and courtly love theories side by side. Printed for the first time in 1535, Ebreo's Dialoghi d'amore develop a conversation over several days between the protagonists Philo and Sophia. As Sophia steadfastly refuses her lover Philo's persuasive rhetoric together with his...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 11–47.
Published: 01 January 2012
... is entirely orthodox, very respectful of the Church's organization and indulgent toward the moral weaknesses of ecclesiastics" (21). On the next page, she alludes to an "assured and familiar religiosity" on the part of the author of The Book of Good Love that allowed him-perhaps paradoxically-to "complacently...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (1): 31–56.
Published: 01 May 2023
... that contrasts the inaccessible love object with a dispossessed female voice who speaks her desire. Dispossession in the muwashshah entails another voice to fill in the absence, a supplement of poetic ingenuity and bravado in the female voice of carnal desire and earthly fulfillment, often in the vernacular...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 431–451.
Published: 01 November 2009
... has been assuaged, for him that is the end of the episode. For the woman, however, that is where a new story begins. Hers is the tale of the ugly aftermath, the often unseen consequences of love. Naturally, then, love's ending is a different story altogether when the woman is given voice...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 225–236.
Published: 01 May 2007
... with all its ethical implications, and he offset his dismissal of Spinoza's system with the confession that he felt unworthy of Spinoza's ethical principles. Over and over again, Borges expressed his admiration for Spinoza's exhortation to love one's fate, and for his condemnation of hate and of love, when...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 135–149.
Published: 01 January 2004
... writing under the pseudonym Yseut. While the shocked Felix is on a sick leave, Frederic Durateau begins the host the Tristan Vox show. Surprisingly, his voice sounds exactly like the original announcer's, and Felix finds out that his wife continues writing love letters addressed to (the new) Tristan Vox...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (3): 426–447.
Published: 01 December 2022
... the real enigma of the lai : Yseut’s reception of Tristan’s message, and the communicative potential of the love they share—a potential that resonates throughout the Tristan tradition. The idea that “Chèvrefeuille” problematizes textual exchange is deeply ingrained in the critical tradition; Bloch...