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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 (2009) 100 (4): 493–512.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Italians could look back to Roman Antiquity as an ultimate source of their literature, so could modern Frenchmen and Frenchwomen look back to medieval romance as the source of their own traditions. This is why Chapelain's first argument in favor of medieval romance is a linguistic one. Addressing...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 23–35.
Published: 01 January 2010
...," and in the troubadour diaspora after the Albigensian Crusade. Renewed attention to the interactions between Anglo-Norman, French, Occitan, and Italian-medieval languages that were traditionally strong in the Anglophone academy-has also stimulated interest in Catalan as a conduit of mobility around the northern...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 138–157.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., such new tools have more often been developed in the framework of more general archives of medieval Latin and/or Italian texts. 4 Traditional databases for Dante scholarship are essential and exciting tools to study Dante’s Comedy and the work’s many commentaries. However, it is notable that most...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 277–280.
Published: 01 January 2011
.... In chapter 5, the author compares three fourteenth-century works: the Occitan-Catalan nova Frayre de Joy e Sor de Plaser, the Catalan Blandin de Cornoalha, and the Franco-Italian Roman de Belris. According to Leglu, Frayre de Joy e Sor de Plaser illustrates the manipulative and misleading power of language...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 85–105.
Published: 01 May 2020
... on concrete nouns to render the abstractions frequently encountered in Latin, Italian, and French source texts. This Middle English couplet consequently exhibits the displacement and drift that Latour sees as the consequence of translation: since the steps to be “kissed” have been traversed, not by books like...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 200–204.
Published: 01 January 2015
... is Pasolini's "ambivalent fusion of political critique of the present and escapism toward a mythical past" (153). Jo Ann Cavallo's "Encountering Saracens BOOK REVIEWS 2°3 in Italian Chivalric Epic and Folk Performance" describes her graduate and undergraduate courses on popular Italian theatrical traditions...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 May 2022
... methodological problem, Pace sheds new light on the ways both medicine and literature served as instruments with which medieval Italian intellectuals sought to untangle “the webs of the natural world.” “In Dining with the Hermaphrodites: Courtly Excess and Dietary Manuals in Early Modern France,” Kathleen...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (2): 233–252.
Published: 01 March 2005
... and the dynaInic contribution of Sicilian culture to Italian culture. He argues from an assertion of the radical difference of medieval Sicilian culture-its foundation in Islanlic culture-toward its absorption in a pan-Italian culture. Thus he reinscribes the Sicilian, and more specifically the Islamic culture...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 309–330.
Published: 01 May 2006
...-Duecento was known through French sources.2 There were far more translations made from French than from Latin. Yet Italian volgarizzamenti of French works are rarely seen as a sign of "conquest," but rather of submission to dominant cultural models. Italian literature is thought to begin only...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (3): 361–362.
Published: 01 May 2004
... Li Livres dou Tresor. By Brunetto Latini. Edition and study by Spurgeon Baldwin and Paul Barrette. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2003. Pp. 392. The Italian notary, statesman, and author Brunetto Latini (ca. 1220-1294) was the son of a prominent Florentine family...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 10–23.
Published: 01 May 2021
... this perspective systematically to all works of early Italian literature including Dante’s is to rewrite the history of literary criticism and to propose different ways of studying cultural artifacts. 1. Barolini and Storey ( Dante for the Next Millennium ) faced the problem of the separation of Dante...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 51–66.
Published: 01 January 2010
... literature, the Italian Dante Society presented him a gold medal. 15 Boccaccio~s chair. What we see here is the pride of American academia to have officially conquered a spot in one of the temples of philology of the Old World. Grandgent, the winner of the gold medal, runs for American scholarship, a concept...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 191–221.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Livingston" (Venezia: Stab. Grafico G. Fabbris di S., 1911). Most dissertations were then critical editions. He was an instructor of Italian at Smith (1908-09), an instructor in Romance languages and literatures at Columbia (1909-10), and an assistant professor at Cornell (1910-11) before joining Columbia...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (2): 256–260.
Published: 01 March 2006
... indeed points at a major problem in Italian criticism, which Italian scholars have been addressing only since very recent times. After Albert N. Mancini's "The Forms of Long Prose Fiction in Late Medieval and Early Modern Italian Literature," an extremely detailed and exhaustive overview of prose...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 24–38.
Published: 01 May 2021
.... The first truly critical edition in Italian literature is Pio Rajna’s 1896 edition of Dante’s De vulgari eloquentia for Le Monnier in Florence. 9. Within Boccaccio’s two manuscripts that transmit the Vita Nova , his literary and editorial activities are very closely intertwined. It is clear from...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 27–47.
Published: 01 May 2020
... , see Brantley; Purdie, “Implications”; Tschann. A similar practice is found in Italian manuscripts: Storey; Parkes, “Medieval.” On scholastic bracketing, specifically thirteenth-century horizontal tree diagrams analyzing narrative function in commentaries on the Book of Job , see Even-Ezra...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 375–378.
Published: 01 May 2013
... complex, even bearing witness in its several Italian manuscripts to an "aesthetic of messiness" (134), a simplified conception of heroism is at play. With no sublime object toward which to orient their efforts-since both "courtly love" and the Grail are de-emphasized-the Prose Tristan's heroes...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 48–65.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Catherine Keen Abstract This essay uses Bruno Latour’s model of diplomacy from An Inquiry into the Modes of Existence (AIME), alongside the networks/worknets of actor-network theory, to discuss how the medieval Italian writers Brunetto Latini and Dante Alighieri explore experiences of political...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 869–873.
Published: 01 November 2010
... and Italian Literature. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2009. Canta, Eva. Daniel Gutierrez Pedreiro. Mexico City: Beda Editorial, 2009. Caparros, Jose D. El moderno endecasilabo dactilico, anapestico 0 de gaita gallega. Sevilla: Padilla Libros, 2009. Castonguay, Annye, Jean-Fran~ois Kosta-Thefaine, and Marianne...