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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 May 2022
... scholarship on medicine and literature has yielded new understandings of the intermingling of medical and literary discourses, and particularly of the ways that medical concepts, metaphors, and thematics can function within literary texts. However, despite the considerable body of work that has built up since...
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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 71–90.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Philippa Lewis Copyright © 2019 The Trustees of Columbia University 2019 Philippa Lewis LES INFIRMES DE LA SOCIABILITÉ: FRIENDSHIP AND HEALTH IN NINETEENTH-­CENTURY FRENCH LIT­ERA­ ­TURE AND MEDICINE Research into the correlation between health and sociability has been making headlines.1...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 408–410.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Jonathan Morton Zrinka Stahuljak . Pornographic Archaeology: Medicine, Medievalism, and the Invention of the French Nation . Philadelphia : U of Pennsylvania P , 2013 . Pp. 352 . Copyright © 2014 The Trustees of Columbia University 2014 BOOK REVIEWS a year earlier...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 131–149.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., and most of all a disabled (deaf) woman of letters. Her work Arboleda de los enfermos represents a hybrid paradigm in which literature, religion, and medicine interact with one another in medieval Europe. Teresa’s use of embodied metaphors to describe her experience of isolation and loneliness helps...
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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. mpace1@conncoll.edu Copyright © 2022 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2022 medieval Italian literature medieval medicine Guido...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 7–19.
Published: 01 May 2022
... Scholastic medicine that may surprise modern readers. In his twelfth-century commentary on the Articella , the physician Archimattheus summarily rejects the theory, newly embraced at his alma mater the Salernitan school of medicine, that astral bodies influence human bodies (Morpurgo 49). He bristles...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 112–130.
Published: 01 May 2022
...” of “literature and medicine” (Jordanova) can be, to a large degree, a matter of time . My reading of Gilles li Muisis’s body of work will demonstrate how both his surgery and his poetry alter the temporality of history writing and of the body that performs it: the tension between the two creating a novel...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 37–64.
Published: 01 May 2022
... the Roman de Renart depict the fox as a master of one art in particular: rhetoric. As St. Isidore of Seville notes in his Etymologies , the physician really did need to know rhetoric to perform his functions: The liberal disciplines treat individual topics, but medicine treats the topics of all. Thus...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 537–538.
Published: 01 December 2021
... médicine . Paris : Fayard , 2018 . Boulard Stephanie , and Witt Catherine . Ententes: À partir d’Hélène Cixous . Paris : Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle , 2018 . Du Bartas Guillaume . Les Œuvres ( 1579 ). Edited by Bjai Denis and Rouget François . Geneva : Droz...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 87–111.
Published: 01 May 2022
... food hygiene medicine régime de santé regimen satire During and in the wake of the Wars of Religion, France saw an unprecedented flourishing of literary genres. Many of these genres underscored the violence of this period, as epic and tragedy were reborn in French form and matured...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 111–132.
Published: 01 January 2012
... for medicinal and agricultural use (Gonzalez Gonzalez 202-18). Although he continued to publish almanacs over the course of his nearly thirty years as a university professor, Sigiienza became increasingly belligerent toward the epistemological basis and practice of astrology, going so far as to label...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 359–361.
Published: 01 September 2021
... primarily symbolic or aesthetic purposes, their medicinal, cosmetic, and nutritional properties had to recede into the background. Flowers had to be cultivated on their own, in their own space, separate from the kitchen garden or potager. In the course of this separation, flowers became aestheticized...
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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 291–293.
Published: 01 January 2019
... medicine. Fayard, 2018. Bjai, Denis and François Rouget, eds. Guillaume du Bartas Les uvres (1579). Droz, 2018. Boulard, Stephanie and Catherine Witt. Ententes : À partir d Hélène Cixous. Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2018. Carreira, Antonio. Romancero general 1604. Frente de Afirmación Hispanista, 2018...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 401–408.
Published: 01 May 2014
.... Stendhal. CEuvres intimes. Ed. V. Del Litto. 2 vols. Paris: Gallimard, "Pleiade," 1981-82. Zrinka Stahuljak. Pornographic Archaeology: Medicine, Medievalism, and the Invention of the French Nation. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 2013. Pp.352. Medievalists are increasingly turning their attention...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 293–317.
Published: 01 May 2014
... realism" and what Michel Foucault had already identified as part of the clinical gaze.6 In addition to anchoring the plot to a new field of inquiry (medicine), this fascinating formulation determines the novel's focus as a study or dissection of human nature, while placing Mademoiselle de Maupin squarely...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (1-2): 77–88.
Published: 01 January 2000
... the same anxiety, rage, and guilt, the same tempestuous demands for sleepinducing panaceas, as those addressed previously to the mother. If medicine is milk-as-art, the peptone enema becomes, for the neurotic aesthete, an alimentary/excretory analog of the entertaining soliloquy. When waste can be eaten...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 329–344.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., having committed a sort of euthanasia by not having given him a certain medicine at the time of his heart failure, and thereby letting him die peacefully but earlier than otherwise. Her role in his death and her daughter's feelings of blame are reflected in the descriptions of her work on the beans...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 223–242.
Published: 01 May 2013
... farce.) This is resistance to democracy as medicine turned poison. This deep double bind within democracy itself has to be learned by way of the intuitions of a regionalism transmitted in education-an uncoercive rearrangement of desire-as well as research and cultural work. I had hoped, that evening...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 3–10.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., theological and juridical, popularize the discourse on heresy, thereby creating a sort of inquisitorial state? What is the nature of the discourses that popularize heresy (e.g., printed popular literature, literary genre, medicine, and theology in verse)? What is their relationship with juridical texts...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 275–292.
Published: 01 May 2013
... broad swath of materials and traditions in the Pierres-from the lapidary to Lucretius, Petrarch to St. Paul-to elaborate a vision of social unity and mutually supporting political and artistic structures. Reading the Pierres this way accounts for the predominance of not just the language of medicine...