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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 106–127.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Inquiry into Modes of Existence enables a new reading of medieval encyclopedias that takes seriously Latour’s suggestion that premodern cosmologies retain importance for modern ecological thought while simultaneously challenging his arguments about the rigidity of ontologies based on ideas of nature...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 May 2020
... by focusing on the mediations of the medieval world as evident in its maps, automata, histories, encyclopedias, and bestiaries; in its formal arrangement of texts and the agency and aura of its books; in its categories of exile and belonging; in the love and violence of its religious cultures...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 192–203.
Published: 01 May 2020
... tell—lacking any professional expertise in medieval studies—the scholarship also appears impeccable. But what is perhaps most startling is that they all seem to get Bruno Latour’s AIME project ( An Inquiry into Modes of Existence and its related website) basically right, even as the philosophy world...
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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 (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 (1-2): 155–159.
Published: 01 January 2010
... (for instance how surrealism and the French ethnographic tradition influenced the negritude movement). In The Columbia Encyclopedia of French Thought (2006), edited by Lawrence Kritzman, on the other hand, issues relating to the The Romanic Review Volume 101 Numbers 1-2 © The Trustees of Columbia University...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 309–330.
Published: 01 May 2006
... decenni del secolo XIII," Letteratura italiana. Storia e geografia, ed. Alberto Asor Rosa, vol. 1, L'eta medievale (Turin: Einaudi, 1987), pp. 65-77, p. 73. 25. Roncaglia, "La letteratura franco-veneta;" Alfonso D'Agostino, "Itinerari e forme della prosa," in Storia della letteratura italiana. ed. Enrico...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 151–172.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and the Assumption—illustrate reprise and conversion, both of which are necessary in coming to terms with monogeism, the knowledge that there is only one world. This essay examines Latour’s proposed relationship between reprise and conversion through a consideration of late medieval Marian devotion. Focusing...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 138–157.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Carlo Meghini; Mirko Tavoni; Michelangelo Zaccarello Abstract With digital repositories and databases available since the 1990s, Dante scholarship has always been at the forefront of the digital humanities and the digitization of medieval texts and manuscripts. However, the amount of information...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (3): 259–274.
Published: 01 May 2002
... as the lay progresses. The text begins with the narrator's announcement of the importance of preserving the story: "Quant des lais faire m'entremet/ne vueil ublier Bisclavret" (1-2: When I take on the task of writing lais, I don't want to forget Bisclavret),7 and proceeds immediately to a sober, encyclopedia...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 37–64.
Published: 01 May 2022
... by Johnston Ian . Loeb Classical Library 523. Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2016 . Glick Thomas , Livesey Steven J. , and Wallis Faith , eds. Medieval Science, Technology, and Medicine: An Encyclopedia . New York : Routledge , 2005 . Isidore of Seville Saint...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 189–203.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., the Encyclopedia Britannica) would appear to justify the denomination of Borges's Orient, perhaps more than that of any other modern Western writer, as "textual" and rooted in the intellect-a proposition which may be tested against a wide range of his writings on the subject. In this regard it is legitimate...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 601–608.
Published: 01 December 2023
... matter if you study contemporary art, medieval poetry, or decolonial literature; however, the overall class offerings need to be expansive, and the individual courses can’t be overly specific. It’s unreasonable to expect that faculty should only teach courses that essentially rehash their own research...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (2): 173–185.
Published: 01 March 2005
... sagacity nliInics, what Rice calls, the hUInanist lnovement from the medieval norm of wisdom "as a revealed knowledge of divine things in an explicitly Christian sense" to a "conception which asserts that wisdom is naturally acquired, which includes human things among the objects of wisdom, [and] which...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 135–149.
Published: 01 January 2004
... tradition, ranging from the complete medieval romances by Beroul and Thomas, the folios of Bern and Oxford and the chevrefeuille of Marie de France to the modern versions by Richard Wagner and Joseph Bedier. The Tournier short story picks up some of the motives found in the different renderings...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 227–238.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., but also medieval German and French literature and that of the early modern and the Baroque periods with equal care. He naturally included Spanish and, in particular, Italian literature in his survey. According to Heinz Rolleke, Brentano had come upon Basile's collection by 1805, if not before,19 and he...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 253–272.
Published: 01 May 2014
... 293-95), Sceve took a more metaphysical approach. So foreign were his neo-Petrarchan ideals of sober restraint and unrelenting chastity to the pervading Gallic sensibilities in late medieval France, which stripped the woman quite literally from head (Les cheveux) to toe (Le pied), leaving no physical...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 195–215.
Published: 01 January 2017
.... The staircase forms the core of a fabulous piece of architecture. The ­castle of Chambord was based on designs by Leonardo da Vinci.10 It offered François I and his companions a lieu de rêve where they could occasionally come and live like the chivalric heroes of medieval romances.11 This purpose helps...