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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 336–356.
Published: 01 December 2020
...R. Howard Bloch; Ellen Handler Spitz Abstract This article turns around the role that Proust’s novel played—for better or worse—in my formation as a medievalist and as a full human being. In the curé’s obsession with genealogy and etymology, I recognized in the 1970s a deep medieval mental...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 27–47.
Published: 01 May 2020
...] with a famous digression reflecting on historiographical practice in William of Malmesbury’s Gesta regum Anglorum . AIME offers analytical rigor to medievalists’ discussions of the notorious overlap between “history” and “fiction.” William’s bold use of [FIC] to advance [REF] is in the spirit of AIME’s project...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 145–147.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Sarah Kay Copyright © 2010 The Trustees of Columbia University 2010 Sarah Kay RESPONSE TO JANE GALLOP I cannot add much to the story that Jane Gallop has told so brilliantly. I have never met Kathryn Gravdal either, which is strange given that I know quite well all of the other medievalists...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 129–139.
Published: 01 January 2010
... the previous year at the University of Pennsylvania entitled "The Legitimacy of the Middle Ages." When feminism finally arrives "here," it may be coming from Penn. More seriously, I'd say that it is coming from medievalists. The feminist contributions to "The Legitimacy" are: two articles on Christine de Pizan...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 67–74.
Published: 01 January 2010
... on the model ofW. S. Merwin's description, in a recent memoir entitled The Mays of Ventadorn (2002), of studying Old French in his senior year at Princeton: Our professor was a French medievalist, stooped, hollow-cheeked, gray-skinned, emaciated, barely audible. To our youth he appeared to have arrived from...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 408–410.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., "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 to modern interpretations, representations, repurposings, and fabrications...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 147–161.
Published: 01 January 2013
...., 76-77,114. A TRIBUTE TO WINTHROP H. RICE 149 When it came time for Winthrop Rice to pursue his doctorate, he elected to become a medievalist and enrolled at Columbia University. The title of his published dissertation, The European Ancestry ofVillon's Satirical Testaments,10 betrays an interest...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 493–512.
Published: 01 November 2009
..." in 1623, in a preface to Giambattista Marino's epic poem Adonis, to his final demise as a figure of literary authority in 1656, with the publication of La Pucelle, a medievalist epic of his own, Chapelain drew on Italian and medievalist sources to nourish his poetical vision. Throughout his life, his...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., purity in which mediation was experienced in its fullness and Double Click held no sway. As a collective, the medievalists who contributed to this special issue of Romanic Review tasked themselves with discerning the relevance of Latour’s diplomatic metaphysics for our own critical practices while also...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 415–429.
Published: 01 November 2009
... the puzzling questions that medievalists had always been asking: those singers could memorize several thousands of lines without difficulty, and when they were asked to sing the same song again a couple of hours later, one would of course hear the same song, but with so many variants that it was impossible...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 239–241.
Published: 01 January 2010
... a class with Professor Riffaterre. But I was intent on becoming a medievalist and it was not at that time apparent to me that my intellectual leanings were in fact so attuned to his. As a result, I became acquainted with Michael Riffaterre first by reading him. So by the time I had the pleasure of getting...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 193–195.
Published: 01 January 2015
... to the diversities of the world. It will be of interest to medievalists far beyond the field of travel narrative, as well as to those interested in the longue duree of "worlding," postcolonial theory, philology, and translation theory. (CHRISTINE CHISM, UCLA) Anna Zayaruznaya. The Monstrous New Art: Divided Forms...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 51–66.
Published: 01 January 2010
... to the fact that linguistics and philology were at that time not hermetically separated and thus many dissertations in historical linguistics were written and supervised by medievalists. Today, between 1995 to 2000, approximately sixty doctoral dissertations were published in the field in the USA and Canada...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 23–35.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., troubadour song was imitated and assimilated by poets in their own languages, 1. See Jane Gallop's contribution concerning the Romanic Review's role in publishing medievalist feminist scholarship. 2. See Catherine Leglu, Multilingualism and Mother Tongue in Medieval French, Occitan and Catalan Narratives...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 200–204.
Published: 01 January 2015
... the new medievalist turn towards material culture, Kimmel also advocates use of area museums and archival societies for "close encounters with the odors and textures of manuscripts and early modern books" as "the most memorable pathway into a historicizing mindset" (24). Throughout he provides a careful...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 189–193.
Published: 01 January 2015
.... It combines philological and codicological acumen with theoretical flair as it advocates for more scholarly attention to the complex, self-interrogating, and unsettling ways that the Devisement invites audiences to relate to the diversities of the world. It will be of interest to medievalists far beyond...
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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 (2013) 104 (3-4): 253–274.
Published: 01 May 2013
... and Jocelyn Wogan-Brown for her helpful criticisms of it; and I am grateful to the community of medievalists at Fordham, particularly Maryanne Kowaleski, for their support. I also wish to acknowledge the editorial advice of Steven F. Kruger, and I am indebted to the editors and reviewers at the Romanic Review...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 192–203.
Published: 01 May 2020
... notes that “for the medievalist, Latour’s work can enable a robust dismantling of the understanding of the Middle Ages as a necessarily inferior forerunner to what ‘the Moderns’ unquestioningly—yet incorrectly—propose as their characteristic rigor,” even if it is true that Latour writes less about...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 37–50.
Published: 01 January 2010
... argument, accusing him of subjectivity and specious reasoning. The second item in that first volume of Romanic Review that attracted my attention appeared in the second fascicle for 1910, an article by the distinguished French medievalist Joseph Bedier, innocuously entitled "Richard de Normandie dans les...