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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 470–485.
Published: 01 December 2021
... aux liens de parenté et d’intérêt l’unissant à Charles Perrault, son « oncle » et mentor. C’est précisément par l’étude du motif de la filiation qu’on peut problématiser la trop évidente solidarité familiale observable entre les deux auteurs : se formule en effet, à la croisée des querelles auxquelles...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 217–234.
Published: 01 January 2011
... in the armies of Napoleon. Through their detailed account of the Russian Campaign in 1812-13, the Memoires du Sergent Bourgogne bear witness to this diversity of Napoleonic friendship, where camarades de lit, intimes amis, pays, and mentors offer mutual support and comfort amid the horrors of combat. While...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 500–508.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Isabelle Demarte demarte@lclark.edu Copyright © 2023 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2023 access curricular reform mentoring education feminist pedagogy Years and years ago, gradually making my way through the French educational system...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 93–95.
Published: 01 January 2017
... institution. Yet he was the only mentor I ever had. A mentor all the more effective as he would have rejected the title out of hand. Mentor and friend: ours was an intergenerational relationship rooted at once in an in­equality of Ross Chambers: A Legacy of Love 95 experience and in Ross s insistent...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 19–24.
Published: 01 January 2017
..., the uprooted, the displaced, and the rejected, a commitment that was not merely theoretical or scholarly but often manifest in action. I w­ ill never forget his extraordinarily generous support as a faculty mentor during the summer of 1985 when I was stranded in France, unable to secure a return visa...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 17.
Published: 01 January 2016
.... At Columbia she immediately took me under her wing, mentoring and coaching me on the dos and don ts of university decorum. As E­ uropean-b­ orn women and fellow French scholars in adjoining centuries, we felt a kindred spirit. Her scholarship was stellar, as was her mentoring. To speak with her about Rousseau...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 79–82.
Published: 01 January 2017
... is abducted by Jupiter disguised as a bull, with angels ­behind them in pursuit to Crete. It was Rubens, ­after all, who had been mentor to Velázquez in his early years, cited visually in homage in this minor detail. Thanks to Rubens, the young Velázquez was persuaded to pursue further study in Italy. Though...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 181–187.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of this special issue feel as if we have been in continual dialogue with her as we have worked together to bring it to life. We are fortunate to have this opportunity to mark the breadth of her impact on scholars like ourselves, whom she trained and mentored, as well as on many others whose research she made...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 269–270.
Published: 01 January 2010
... student uprising. "Of course," he said. Then followed a most amazing exchange between my courageous friend and our mentor. She was challenging his decision and ideological stance. The explanation we were then given went something like this: a liberal stance was out of the question for someone whose father...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 13–16.
Published: 01 January 2016
... was finally being thrown a giant party, just a few blocks and a short cab ride away from her Morningside Heights apartment. After I left for California, I didn t stay in touch with Gita, who had hired me as a young assistant professor back in 1987, and who was always a good friend, a generous mentor...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 21–23.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., not in an institution, or in a mentor, or in a field, but rather as a process, an aspiration, the goal behind ideas, the inspiration for our learning. In class, Professor May shared her fascination with the paradoxes and contradictions in Rousseau s writing, and outside class, I devoured Rousseau s work and Rousseau...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 583–589.
Published: 01 December 2023
... often turned toward the question of our responsibilities toward our students—a topic that seemed abstract to me as a student but that has since grown more concrete as my role as mentor has become essential to my professional identity today. In this light, I see White spoke both to the person I was when...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 264–265.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., and proved to be the most helpful mentor. My dissertation was entitled "Towards a Diacritical Reading of the Arabian Nights." In it, I applied key concepts of Riffaterre's semiotics, including the "matrix" and "matricial phrase" as the identifying aesthetic mark of the work. The National Commission of UNESCO...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 25–26.
Published: 01 January 2017
... dismissed from the MA program without a degree, by a homophobic se­nior professor. Ross s gifts of himself as a mentor and friend ­were unstinting, and at times, self-­sacrificial. Leaving only thin paths to the armchairs, the floor of his living room would be carpeted with manuscripts from publishers...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 267–268.
Published: 01 January 2010
... from wondering. I'll never forget that Michael Riffaterre, reader sans pareil, teacher and mentor by example, was also a masterful teller of the compelling tale. ...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 1–2.
Published: 01 January 2016
... the dedication with which Gita approached her professional career, as both a mentor and a colleague. Gita s scholarly output was prolific and includes five monographs devoted to her area of specialization: eighteenth- and early ­nineteenth-­century French literature and culture. She was particularly fascinated...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 57–58.
Published: 01 January 2017
... concretize our legacy, in honor of Ross, in the influence we ­will have on our own students, the next generation of thinkers and doers. Let us teach empathy, by example. And let us teach critical thinking rigorously. Ross was a superb mentor, a dear friend, a brilliant teacher, a gifted scholar, and a good...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 75–77.
Published: 01 January 2017
... s generosity as an adviser, his intellectual courage and humility, along with his ability to motivate without being directive ­were inspiring and empowering. I have since tried to emulate his mentoring with my own students. When we first met, Ross did not simply assume that I was French, as had e­...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 237–238.
Published: 01 January 2010
... aussi ses limites; que l'activite « litteraire » ne pouvait se confondre avec une activite purement « litterale », proliferation du sens dans la pure fantaisie du Desir. Ce qu'il y avait de tonifiant dans la methode de notre regrette mentor c'etait cette conviction que la dynamisation du signifiant...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 37–39.
Published: 01 January 2017
...), but b­ ecause, like his onetime mentor, professor Jean Rousset of the University of Geneva, he was simply too self-e­ ffacing to accept such a testimonial to the influence he had had on other scholars, w­ hether they w­ ere students, colleagues, or friends. When, in 2014, two specialists of nineteenth...