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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (4): 353–374.
Published: 01 November 2000
...Claire Nouvet Copyright © 2000 The Trustees of Columbia University 2000 Claire N ouvet AN ALLEGORICAL MIRROR: THE POOL OF NARCISSUS IN GUILLAUME DE LORRIS' ROMANCE OF THE ROSE Borrowing from the allegorical tradition of dream narratives the figure of the cheminement, the Romance of the Rose...
Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 331–352.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Luca Somigli Copyright © 2006 The Trustees of Columbia University 2006 Luca Somigli THE MIRROR OF MODERNITY: MARINETTI'S EARLY CRITICISM BETWEEN DECADENCE AND ~'RENAISSANCE LATINE" A "French" Poet in Italy: Marinetti and the Anthologie-Revue de France et d'Italie · hile the name of Filippo...
Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 803–821.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Michael A. Gomez Michael A. Gomez THE BROKEN MIRROR: REFLECTIONS OF NIETZSCHE IN UNAMUNIAN VIEWS OF ART AND THE IMAGINATION Along with Arthur Schopenhauer, Friedrich Nietzsche has long been reckoned among the most predominant of philosophical influences on the Spanish "Generation of 1898...
Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 65–89.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Jerry Root Copyright © 2011 The Trustees of Columbia University 2011 Jerry Root MARVELOUS CRYSTALS, PERILOUS MIRRORS: LE ROMAN DE LA ROSE AND THE DISCONTINUITY OF THE ROMANCE SUBJECT Critics have, for some time now, highlighted the discontinuity of Guillaume de Lorris' version of the Roman de...
Romanic Review (2002) 93 (3): 361–373.
Published: 01 May 2002
... belong neither simply to art nor to life? I will focus on these issues, especially by examining the use of the mirror. Cocteau not only directed films and wrote screenplays, as in the case of La Belle et la Bete, but he was also a poet, novelist, essayist, playwright, artist and actor who reflected...
Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 288–315.
Published: 01 September 2020
... (Berg, “Bruges”). As Paul Edwards has shown, the photographs capture themes present throughout Rodenbach’s oeuvre. More recently, Michael Newman has explored the motif of mirrors and relics in relation to allegory of photography in the novel. Building on these readings, this essay focuses...
Romanic Review (2001) 92 (3): 351–355.
Published: 01 May 2001
..., or that which is involved with rules of syntax and grammar, and which is characterized as paternal. Aimee Boutin does indeed address this seeming incoherence by quoting Domna Stanton, who states that the traditional male stance towards femininity and Kristeva's are merely mirror images of each other, the only...
Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 297–315.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., it mirrors the hectic bustle of the city measured by watches. LOGIC OF FAIRIES 3°1 (ii) Space was partly shaped by narrations of fantastic journeys, tours, and mercantile and colonial expeditions to the Americas and Far East, a practice which became a feature of the modern world. (iii) Fairy tales can...
Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 249–263.
Published: 01 May 2009
... to fiction writing to make a living. Graffigny fictionalized numerous events of her own life in her novel, most notably her becoming a Francophone writer, a process which is mirrored in Inca Princess Zilia's own coming to writing in French. Interestingly, Voltaire nicknamed Graffigny after her character...
Romanic Review (2022) 113 (2): 260–281.
Published: 01 September 2022
... for a new narrative that would invert the direction of the child’s journey: rather than a boy leaving Italy to go to the Americas, a boy tries to get to Bologna from Morocco to search for his mother. 16 Attanasio announces her mirroring strategy through the title, which positions the Apennines...
Romanic Review (2005) 96 (1): 19–39.
Published: 01 January 2005
... fall by making himself like a cadaver. The Dandy anticipates his allegorization or ironization by electing those figures as his privileged means of resignifying. Nonetheless, he inevitably finds himself caught in the mechanism he thought to master. The Dandy asleep in the mirror represents this failure...
Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 49–63.
Published: 01 January 2011
... (1601-14) I was happy then to linger, admiring the spring and the crystals which revealed to me a thousand things around me. But it was an evil hour when I looked at my reflection. Alas, how often I have since sighed about it! The mirror deceived me, and if I had known in advance what force and power...
Romanic Review (2001) 92 (1-2): 61–71.
Published: 01 January 2001
... l'Abbe Prangaud, and his Maman whose name is Marthe. The Author enters by affirming that he is not the boy, in fact he addresses the boy as an other, "tu." To complicate matters, however, this address takes place in front of a mirror: the boy no longer resembles him (which implies that he once did...
Romanic Review (2001) 92 (1-2): 79–86.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Hilary Spurling Copyright © 2001 The Trustees of Columbia University 2001 Hilary Spurling MATISSE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASSl Louis Aragon compared his astonishing two-volume Henri Matisse, A Novel, to a mirror, a dance, a brushwood thicket. Once it was a box of spilt pins. Another time...
Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 171–181.
Published: 01 January 2004
... a similar desperate idealization of several white friends, and finally of her colleague Germain, describing the perfection she sees in their physical features and turning to the mirror to deplore her own. "Je ne me suis jamais aimee," she writes, "Je deteste tout ce qui vient de moi, sauf la rigueur avec...
Romanic Review (2023) 114 (1): 141–160.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of the expanded self. 3 Each spectator is another iteration of Mankynde, reminded at the close of the play to “Thynke on ȝoure last endyinge” (think of your final end) (line 3648); watching him, they mirror and enhance his actions. Andrea Louise Young shows how the scaffold arrangements make the audience...
Romanic Review (2005) 96 (2): 173–185.
Published: 01 March 2005
... presented this untitled French tract in manuscript form to Francis I, and it was published posthumously in 1547 as the Institution du prince.1 The foundation of good government on hunlanist learning, forged by Italian humanists of the quattrocento, led to the extensive development of the mirror-for-prince...
Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 435–455.
Published: 01 November 2007
... precisely, with his second eclogue that has long been considered a kind of failure, mostly because of its length and hybrid condition. To proceed with his competition, Gongora decided to go back to the principal model used by Garcilaso, Sannazaro, in a complex game of mirrors and cross-references...
Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 47–70.
Published: 01 January 2015
... mirror hanging on the wall next to her renders her image into a flat impressionist painting. Several pieces of tribal jewelry decorate the walls, and the hand of Fatima is hanging next to the bed. Like Odysseus's Sirens, Cleo is presented as either a fetishized body or an alienated voice; as an actress...
Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 331–335.
Published: 01 January 2017
... of the central tenets and tools of the trade of realism: the preoccupation with sight and the centrality of tropes of vision, of the visual arts (painting, specifically), and of scientific observation. For example, in her analysis of the mirror and mirroring surfaces in Indiana and Valentine as both reflective...