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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 (2015) 106 (1-4): 193–195.
Published: 01 January 2015
... of reading or in conventions of illumination, formatting and glossing seen across large manuscript corpora, medieval manu- script 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...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 195–199.
Published: 01 January 2015
...- memorating an individual act of reading or in conventions of illumination, formatting and glossing seen across large manuscript corpora, medieval manu- script 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 (2013) 104 (3-4): 378–383.
Published: 01 May 2013
... and variant medieval textual traces-including alternate versions and "misfit" texts (53 )-that participate in the dense web of intertextual reference even if they are not represented in extant cyclical manuscripts. Indeed, such a criti- cal practice seems called for by new experiments in digital text editing...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 120–137.
Published: 01 May 2021
.... 119, no. 76; Brieger, Peter, Millard Meiss, and Charles Singleton, Illuminated Manuscripts of the Divine Comedy , Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1969, vol. 1, pp. 38n. 24 and 47; Shailor, Barbara A., Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (1): 119–121.
Published: 01 January 2005
... the status of musical notation in literary manuscripts. Her reflections on medieval performance entail asking one of the more difficult questions confronting every student of medieval nar- rative: how do the musical performances of fictional characters relate to real ones? Butterfield states that even though...
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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): 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 (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 liter- ary source, Guillaume's matiere; and then a set of manuscript illuminations (the lavish...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 408–410.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., intellectual history, and the history of medieval studies are put into productive and illuminating conversation with each other. The somewhat rushed final discussion of Jacques Lacan's account of courtly love that closes the chapter, however, seems out of place, and it is not clear what it adds either...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 85–105.
Published: 01 May 2020
... to survive, and the material of an illuminated parchment codex consists of animal, vegetable, and mineral—a comprehensive entity. The ecologies of the medieval codex locate it as a quasi object that situates the human author or reader as a quasi subject. Each manuscript exemplar emerges from elaborate...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 189–193.
Published: 01 January 2015
... "impurity" of all medieval languages). Its genre also mixes romance with geography, often using one trope to correct the other, as it fact-checks Alexander-romance accounts of the Iron Gate and the enclosure The Romanic Review Volume 106 Numbers 1-4 © The Trustees of Columbia University BOOK REVIEWS of Gog...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 363–380.
Published: 01 May 2008
...], was in fact translated from "un Manuscrit tres-ancien" [a very old manuscript], dating from medieval Brittany during the reigns of the Celtic kings Conam Meriadec and Daniel Dremruz, between 680 and 720 AD. But did the evocation of the Middle Ages continue to imply an act of politi- cal subversion...
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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 (2012) 103 (3-4): 580–583.
Published: 01 May 2012
... the manuscript only when corrections seemed obvious ("mala lectura del texto 0 [ ] mala interpretacion de la palabra en italiano") and addresses the most substantial errors in the footnotes (29). One wonders, however, if these corrections and notes may always be pertinent or accurate. The editor has assumed...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 66–84.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., some spectators weep for them. In contrast, how can a metal figure with elaborate plumbing be considered a “being”? To pose this question, however, is once again to conceive of being through an entirely human lens. Medieval automata are illuminating precisely for the ways in which they are distinct...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 493–512.
Published: 01 November 2009
... to medieval darkness, for the "ages illumines" are now opposed to virtue, empty modern theory to the richness of medieval praxis. Enlightenment Contested The development initiated by Chapelain culminates in Rousseau's Discours sur les sciences, a text that, like Chapelain's Lecture a century earlier, stands...
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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 (2020) 111 (1): 48–65.
Published: 01 May 2020
... on the cusp with the Trecento (xxii). For the Rettorica ’s eight extant manuscripts, see Guadagnini. 8. See Barański’s recent contributions illuminating the Brunetto-Dante relationship, “Sulla formazione” and “On Dante’s Trail.” 9. These include the vernacular Convivio and the Latin De...