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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 203–221.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Nicholas White Copyright © 2019 The Trustees of Columbia University 2019 Nicholas White BETWEEN MEN AND ­WOMEN: MAKING FRIENDS IN GUY DE MAUPASSANT S BEL-­AMI The Ladies Man The greatest truism in the myt­hol­ogy around Guy de Maupassant s life is that he was a prolific womanizer...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 291–307.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Pim Higginson Copyright © 2003 The Trustees of Columbia University 2003 Pim Higginson OF DOGS AND MEN: LA BELLE CREOLE AND THE GLOBAL SUBJECT "Rien ne protege des morsures de cette enragee qu'est la chienne de vie" 1 I t has often been noted that much of Maryse Conde's novelistic energy...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 1.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Jennifer Tsien Copyright © 2017 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2017 Jennifer Tsien HAIRSTYLES FOR MEN The Romanic Review Volume 108 Numbers 1 4 © The Trustees of Columbia University ...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 223–224.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., diverse, and, too often, hostile nationalities-a great patria which no war can disturb, no conqueror threaten, and where men's souls find the refuge and serenity that in former times they found in the City of God. The Romanic Review Volume 101 Numbers 1-2 © The Trustees of Columbia University 224 EDWARD...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 155–173.
Published: 01 January 2012
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (1-2): 129–135.
Published: 01 January 2009
... anglaise (1924) in order to find out what really happened in English literature; if the book is read at all, it is read in order to learn about the quaint and curious ways in which learned men and women thought about the history of did, and that his views were unconsciously affected by his class, by his...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 486–504.
Published: 01 December 2021
... with agonistic discursive practices usually reserved for men, these women destabilized this masculine dispute. In so doing, they reclaimed some room in this quarrel (and others like it) for women. The second quarrel text by a woman is Joséphine de Monbart’s Sophie, ou l’éducation des filles (1777), the only...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 361–373.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., or female cigar-maker, who goes about Andalusia as she pleases, using men along the way and breaking her lover's heart. Readings of the novella have produced contradictory interpretations: either critics see Carmen as a product of the French, Romantic, colonialist imagination that sought to demonstrate...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 253–274.
Published: 01 May 2013
... like Boethius in a melancholy stupor. Christine is not exactly a misogynist herself, but at this particular moment, she takes as true the doctrine that women are monstrous and inferior to men. Reason suggests that these misogynist views provoke a queer kind of gender performance. Becoming indoctrinated...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (3): 259–274.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... WOMAN-HATING IN MARIE DE FRANCE'S BISCLAVRET 261 men became werewolves and lived in the woods. A werewolf is a savage beast: so long as it is in this rage, it devours humans and does great evil, dwelling in and moving about deep forests.) This is a zoological portrait whose elements can be ticked off...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 25–46.
Published: 01 January 2016
... the harm that traditional gender hierarchies do to women. What specific patriarchal ideologies and practices do not just for but also to particular kinds of men has garnered far less attention. But according to a supposedly kinder and gentler version of patriarchy popular in men s writings to and for women...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 217–234.
Published: 01 January 2011
... trudged across a frozen bridge. His beard caked with ice and his hands numb from the cold, the old soldier had long ago abandoned his exhausted horse to continue alone on foot. Thousands of Napoleon's men faced the greater nightmare of abandoning their comrades, weakened by exposure, hunger, and fatigue...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 579–582.
Published: 01 November 2009
... knowledge, unusual. He claims that both before and after AIDS, but more importantly Stonewall, a now outmoded, campy such self (men d'un certain age who still adore Marlene Dietrich but also want to be her) is in fact "queerer," deconstructively speaking, than more recent, allegedly prouder ones (post...
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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 265–285.
Published: 01 January 2019
..., seems to be a plea an implicit argument that he is capable of g­ reat friendship but in a way that ­doesn t involve liking men too much. Both the narrator s and the author s observations about friendship are full of the language of hedging, in the form of d ailleurs in the novel and the repetition of du...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 137–151.
Published: 01 January 2016
... studying at Oxford in 1920 21, she would most certainly have appreciated the contrast that Woolf draws between men s and women s colleges in Cambridge.2 For Simone de Beauvoir, 1929 was the year in which her great childhood friend Zaza died. It was also the year in which she passed the agrégation, ranking...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (3): 225–244.
Published: 01 May 2000
...' landmark essay, "The Laugh of the Medusa," ranks at once among both the most well-known and the most virulent condemnations of the male's usurpation of semiotic primacy. Cixous contends that this situation has produced highly deleterious effects for women and their ability to write their own stories: Men...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 211–226.
Published: 01 May 2008
... a detailed look at how Perrault drew from the tragic 1. Lewis Seifert, however, remarks: "Ultimately, however, women's 'innate' qualities were appropriated by men to enhance their own position in the Quarrel of the Ancients and the Moderns as well as the polite society of the salons. Indeed, concerned above...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 859–861.
Published: 01 November 2010
... and homosociality at court and in salons (chapters 1-4); the second half zooms in on sexuality (chapter 5, on sodomy and same-sex relations between men in general) and the gendered body (chapter 6, on cross-dressing). No study on masculinity in the seventeenth century would be complete without a chapter...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (1-2): 163–175.
Published: 01 January 2001
..., since they are students of human nature, to press ahead and to help their fellow-men on their way toward that future when the character of a man, no longer at war with society but in harmony with it, will be free to develop more highly than ever before in history and to reach at last the starry sky. 1...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 87–90.
Published: 01 January 2014
...). Through uchronia one can broach a number of interesting questions in a playful manner. I also very much like Dumas's approach: inserting the narrative into the gaps of the historical record. Recently, for example, I really liked X-Men: First Class (a 2011 film by Matthew Vaughn), in which a whole scenario...