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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (4): 401–424.
Published: 01 November 2004
...Pascal Michelucci Copyright © 2004 The Trustees of Columbia University 2004 Pascal Michelucci "L'<EIL A SA COMPREHENSION PROPRE": L'IMAGINAIRE VALERYEN SELON DE MAN ETHARTMAN La peinture ne peut, sans quelque danger, pretendre a nous feindre Ie reve. -Paul Valery, CEuvres, tome II, p. 1318...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (1): 189–205.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Karen Sullivan Abstract If solitude can be conceived as having a history, Francesco Petrarca can be said to have experienced this state in a way no thinker had done before him. In classical and late antiquity, it was a commonplace that the wise man (and he was always a man) was never less alone...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 859–861.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Michael Meere Lewis C Seifert . Manning the Margins: Masculinity and Writing in Seventeenth-Century France . Ann Arbor : The University of Michigan Press , 2009 . Pp. 340 . Copyright © 2010 The Trustees of Columbia University 2010 BOOK REVIEWS attitudes. One line comes from...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 347–365.
Published: 01 May 2012
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (3): 313–333.
Published: 01 May 2000
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 65–86.
Published: 01 May 2022
... as the forma specifica of the noble man, and conceives the lady as the divine intelligence that reduces to act his potentiality. Copyright © 2022 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2022 medieval Italian literature medieval medicine Guido Guinizzelli Avicenna Taddeo...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (1-2): 103–118.
Published: 01 January 2008
...-interpretations. In 1965, though, twenty-five or so years earlier, Paul de Man had already expressed the same question, and it is his article that I will focus on to begin with here, as it enables us to revisit something of the uncertainty before the immense climatological change in literary studies, casting Gide...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 225–236.
Published: 01 May 2007
... could not abide by Spinoza's system, and even less so by his philosophical method. In short, Borges liked his image of the man (he liked Spinoza in the way he liked literary characters like Don Quixote); he expressed sympathy for certain ethical principles espoused by Spinoza; but he went out of his way...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 619–637.
Published: 01 November 2010
... of natural theology in which he argued for central tenets of Christianity based on what man could discover without the Bible, through reason alone. Yet, throughout the Apologie, Montaigne argues that human reason alone is incapable of ascertaining truth. Sebond, arguing from a typically medieval view...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 3–25.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Bisclavret's clothes, and is banished, while the wolf, having initially refused to return to his human shape in public, metamorphoses back into a man in the privacy of the king's bedchamber. 2. Although not used by Marie de France, this term is applied to the werewolf Alphonse in the roughly contemporaneous...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 183–199.
Published: 01 January 2011
...-century France) that was most familiar to both author and readers. In Le Dernier Jour d'un condamne, Hugo presents a first-person narrative that claims to have been written by a prisoner in the last hours before his execution. The novel gives the reader intimate access to the condemned man's thoughts...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (1-2): 31–44.
Published: 01 January 2002
... he spoke of a "New Science" defined as the science of man's arts in contradistinction with Cartesian truths and certainties. I will also suggest that the evolution of Riffaterre's positions proves that he has remained faithful to this "unfinished project" of an expanded and revised structuralism...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 25–46.
Published: 01 January 2016
... on and on. Ironically, a rival author named Caron (no first name given), who published his manual, Toilette des dames, ou Encyclopédie de la beauté, in 1806, just a year after S­ aint-U­ rsin s second edition, had no such problem. Presenting himself as a man, but one with no particular professional knowledge...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 11–47.
Published: 01 January 2012
... resulted in a philosophy of absolute individual liberty that did not know the notion of sin (man is free from fault, whatever he does, because he participates in theodicy through the Holy Spirit). The Amalricians could, therefore, with impunity, give themselves over to excessive sensuality and extravagant...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (1-2): 151–160.
Published: 01 January 2002
..., but mankind is still nature, observed in man; "supernaturalism" is the object of intuition. Intuition, or conjecture, makes the poet kin to the scientist,IO with the difference that the latter's work remains to be perfected, whereas a poem is a final and perfect form. 11 Conjecture is, we might say...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (3): 259–274.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Paul Creamer Copyright © 2002 The Trustees of Columbia University 2002 Paul Creamer WOMAN-HATING IN MARIE DE FRANCE'S BISCLAVRETl L ove is never easy for Marie de France's protagonists. All twelve of her lays feature a man and a woman in troubled love, and these amorous pairs are strained...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 133–142.
Published: 01 January 2014
... in films."2 And yet, the movies constantly appear in Camus's writings, from the early essays of L'Envers et l'Endroit, through The Stranger, to the long comical description of a day spent at the movie theater in Camus's posthumously published The First Man. As the critic Vincent Gregoire has written...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (3): 271–291.
Published: 01 May 2004
... another universe and became another man. (294) Rousseau gives us a specific moment in time. He speaks of his restricted finances, the lopped branches of the trees, the heat of the road. Deftly and economically, he creates an empirical setting that highlights the shock of his chance reading and presents...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (3-4): 259–274.
Published: 01 May 2005
... very existence betrays the sense of a lack of social cohesion, of a crumbling of the social fabric. Could it be that this sense is inherent to democracies, with their ideals of Liberty and Equality? Could it be that the principle "the liberty of every man ends where the liberty of the others begins...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 253–274.
Published: 01 May 2013
... he slept2 With this analogy, Reason compares Christine, who holds misogynistic sentiments, to a foolish man who dresses like a woman. Reason implies that misogynistic texts produce a kind of drag on their readers. Reason's queer metaphor is not at all trivial. A close reading of the City shows...