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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 158–180.
Published: 01 May 2021
...’ assignment of meaning and cultural “readings” to medieval illuminators. Yet numerous sources, especially the instructions to illuminators that remain still visible in unfinished manuscripts, confirm that methods of work in the illustrating of medieval texts were guided by very different criteria than...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (1): 57–76.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Karen Elizabeth Gross Abstract A hitherto unidentified early modern inscription in an illuminated Anglo-Norman Apocalypse manuscript owned by the Wormsley Estate (Buckinghamshire) is here demonstrated to be a stanza from “Content and Rich,” a moralizing lyric written by the Jesuit priest and martyr...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 106–127.
Published: 01 May 2020
... to its laws while adopting varying solutions for communicating ontological contentions to readers. Copyright © 2020 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2020 Bruno Latour medieval encyclopedias manuscript illuminations natural history cosmology A major challenge...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 65–89.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Guillaume's romance. I would like to analyze Guillaume's project of self-representation in the Roman and to contextualize it with two other works: first, Chretien de Troyes's Yvain, which could loosely be called a literary source, Guillaume's matiere; and then a set of manuscript illuminations (the lavish...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 120–137.
Published: 01 May 2021
... and ruling of the manuscript sheets to create and distinguish its use of space for texts and images, and copying and then illuminating initials and potential illustrations. The physical construction of the manuscript book and the cultures that came into making a witness an individual object of its own...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 378–383.
Published: 01 May 2013
... and verse; Cl 's section is again set aside by the fact that changes of scene or character are often accompanied by indications of time. Analyzing the five illuminated manuscripts of the corpus, Hinton underlines what he calls "a gradual dissociation of miniature from text, achieving a certain autonomy...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 309–330.
Published: 01 May 2006
... of Anjou, indeed about the same time that Brunetto Latini would have returned to his homeland. It was probably due to this importation to Italy that six manuscripts of the French Fait (of which two are in an Italian hand, a third is closely related to those, and a fourth was illuminated in Venice) acquired...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 193–195.
Published: 01 January 2015
... or in conventions of illumination, formatting and glossing seen across large manuscript corpora, medieval manuscript books frequently bear signs of readers' engagement with the texts they contain, beginning with the scribes and artists responsible for giving form to the texts they read and reproduce. While many...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 195–199.
Published: 01 January 2015
... commemorating an individual act of reading or in conventions of illumination, formatting and glossing seen across large manuscript corpora, medieval manuscript books frequently bear signs of readers' engagement with the texts they contain, beginning with the scribes and artists responsible for giving form...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 397–398.
Published: 01 May 2014
...: there are no extant manuscripts. He reminds us that it was customary to destroy manuscripts after printing in the seventeenth century, but he argues nonetheless that Moliere is an extreme case because no manuscripts of any kind have survived. One could retort that we have no manuscripts of Corneille's plays...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 483–490.
Published: 01 December 2023
... geographies where it sometimes figures more as a node than a hub or the importance of nontextual forms (musical in the case of the playlist, visual in the case of the illuminated manuscripts) in mediating this cultural traffic—that sometimes diverge from the disciplinary mainstream and might exert pressure...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (1): 119–121.
Published: 01 January 2005
... of rhythm, which for many music historians is among the most important elements in the development of early French song (as Butterfield notes in passing on pp. 277-88). Armed with solid knowledge of the manuscripts, Butterfield would seem particularly well placed to illuminate the vexed question of rhythm...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 579–580.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., to name a few). But while no Catalan translation of Petrarch's vernacular works has survived, several Castilian translations of each of Petrarch's opere volgari were printed and circulated in manuscript form-but not, however, until the sixteenth century, many decades after they could have been considered...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 172–174.
Published: 01 January 2013
... attention long overdue, with readings that illuminate shared themes (in particular, that persistent new difficulty of the la jalousie retrospective once marriageable women are permitted a prehistory) even as these social shifts opened up endless new narrative iterations. These readings, I should add...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 138–157.
Published: 01 May 2021
... for that. They are missiles for capturing the future” (Fenton 2005). In the decades between the pioneering study by Brieger, Meiss, and Singleton on the Illuminated Manuscripts of the Divine Comedy (1969) and the recent volumes on Dante visualizzato edited by Arqués Corominas and Ciccuto (2017) and Ciccuto...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (3): 426–447.
Published: 01 December 2022
... diagnosis, when the remedial reading of texts loses all sight of why we are drawn to such texts in the first place” (1). What is lost from “Chèvrefeuille,” I will suggest, is the readerly pleasure of intertextuality, and a sensitivity to Marie’s corresponding mastery of evocation. These elements illuminate...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 531–537.
Published: 01 December 2023
... the archive for our current moment. Becoming a medievalist challenged me to think about subjectivity and to imagine literary texts in different modes—for example, as performance, as a rubric in a manuscript, or as an art object. I believe that it is in this spirit of slowing down that we must evaluate our...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 128–150.
Published: 01 May 2020
... developed in the text in the unillustrated Cotton Nero copy (41–46). In the two illuminated copies, both text and image are further glossed in a Latin rubric describing how the lion tears the ass apart. In the Copenhagen manuscript, the meaning of each creature is reiterated in the rubric that accompanies...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 May 2021
... illuminators in Old Occitan and early Italian manuscripts and my later service on the editorial board of Dante Studies . A 1999 version titled “Over Dante’s Dead Body” and presented at a conference in New York contained a small kernel of the far less strident study in the pages of this issue. I reserve...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (3): 349–352.
Published: 01 May 2000
... step, the initial definition of narrative memory while illuminating its diverse facets: reading and misreading, irony, and finally symbolic networks. The first chapter considers the conditions for the exercise of narrative memory with the example of recurring motifs in Flaubert's works: contemplation...