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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 169–182.
Published: 01 January 2011
...John Lytle Copyright © 2011 The Trustees of Columbia University 2011 John Lytle THE HISTORIAN'S DILEMMA: THE QUEST FOR MASTER NARRATIVE IN PROSPER MERIMEE'S "LA VENUS D'ILLE" Prosper Merimee's tale "La Venus d'llle" (1837) leaves readers at an interpretative crossroads by suggesting both...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (2): 313–314.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Max McGuinness max.mcguinness@ucd.ie Edward J. Hughes , Egalitarian Strangeness: On Class Disturbance and Levelling in Modern and Contemporary French Narrative . Contemporary French and Francophone Cultures 75. Liverpool : Liverpool University Press , 2021 . Copyright © 2022...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 375–378.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Jason Jacobs Luke Sunderland . Old French Narrative Cycles: Heroism between Ethics and Morality , Gallica 15. Cambridge : D. S. Brewer , 2010 . Pp. xiii + 204. ISBN: 978-1-84384-220-0. Copyright © 2013 The Trustees of Columbia University 2013 Book Reviews Luke Sunderland. Old...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 189–193.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Christine Chism Simon Gaunt . Marco Polo’s Le Devisement du Monde . Narrative Voice, Language and Diversity . Series: Gallica , v. 31 . Cambridge, UK : D.S. Brewer , 2013 . Pp. 212 . Copyright © 2015 The Trustees of Columbia University 2015 Book Reviews Simon Gaunt...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 71–92.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Anna Blase Provitola Copyright © 2015 The Trustees of Columbia University 2015 Anna Blase Provitola FEMINISM IN THE "FATHER BOOK": COMPLICATING THE EMANCIPATION NARRATIVE IN ASSIA DJEBAR'S NOWHERE IN MY FATHER'S HOUSE But you-I am speaking to myself, like a sarcastic stranger-, where have you...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 203–213.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Michelle Miller Copyright © 2009 The Trustees of Columbia University 2009 Michelle Miller KEEPING TIME WITH THE TALES: REPETITION, EPIPHANY, AND THE HEPTAMERON'S NARRATIVE CHANGE D espite the Heptameron's near-pastoral setting, its characters appear strikingly attentive to the passing of time...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (3): 315–325.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Angela S. Moger Copyright © 2004 The Trustees of Columbia University 2004 Angela S. Moger DRESSING AND UNDRESSING THE PRINCESS OF CADIGNAN: FEMALE DRAPERY/NARRATIVE STRIPTEASE T hat storytelling is a time-honored means of inciting passion is clear if one considers only Ovid's advice in Ars...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 401–419.
Published: 01 September 2023
..., as a narrative device, is both a mark of identity and a hardened, and at times enigmatic, thread that initiates a story line. Mackendrick focuses especially on Odysseus’s scarring at the hands of a boar while hunting with his grandfather, which, later in the epic, is how a servant identifies the itinerant...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 519–520.
Published: 01 November 2007
...James Fujitani Copyright © 2007 The Trustees of Columbia University 2007 Book Reviews Gary Ferguson and David LaGuardia, Eds. Narrative Worlds: Essays on the Nouvelle in Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century France. Tempe: Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, 2005. Pp. 195. Despite the fact...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 689–708.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Peter Shoemaker Copyright © 2010 The Trustees of Columbia University 2010 Peter Shoemaker THE FURNITURE OF NARRATIVE IN CREBILLON'S LE SOPHA AND LACLOS'S LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES M ay argument begins with a fashionable item of eighteenth-century furniture. The canape confidents, or confidente...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (3): 349–352.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Éric Le Calvez Christophe Ippolito : Narrative Memory in Flaubert’s Works . New York, Washington, Bern, Frankfurt, Berlin, Brussels, Vienna and Oxford : Peter Lang, “Currents in Comparative Romance Languages and Literatures,” vol. 99 , 2001 ( 248 pages). Copyright © 2000...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (3): 289–311.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Andrea Goulet Copyright © 2000 The Trustees of Columbia University 2000 Andrea Goulet BLIND SPOTS AND AFTERIMAGES: THE NARRATIVE OPTICS OF CLAUDE SIMON'S TRIPTYQUE Blind Orion Tu sembles privih~gier de plus en plus l'image, la description. [ ] II y aurait donc une sorte de cOIncidence entre...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 47–70.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Amr Kamal Copyright © 2015 The Trustees of Columbia University 2015 Amr Kamal UNDOING ODYSSEUS'S PACT: MARGINAL FACES AND VOICES IN THE NARRATIVES OF ASSIA DJEBAR AND AGNES VARDA W hile reading Ces Voix qui m'assiegent . .. en marge de ma francophonie, Assia Djebar's collection of writings...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 277–280.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Simone Ventura Catherine E. Léglu . Multilingualism and Mother Tongue in Medieval French, Occitan, and Catalan Narratives . University Park, PA : Pennsylvania State UP , 2010 . Pp. 216 . Copyright © 2011 The Trustees of Columbia University 2011 Book Reviews Catherine E. Leglu...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (3): 323–340.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Peter Poiana Copyright © 2002 The Trustees of Columbia University 2002 Peter Poiana FIGURES OF SCANDAL IN THE LATER NARRATIVES OF MARGUERITE DURAS I f Duras' writing has always addressed key existential questions, it has also shown a noticeable trend over the decades away from its earlier...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (3-4): 325–341.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Anne McCall Copyright © 2005 The Trustees of Columbia University 2005 Anne McCall FONCTIONS NARRATIVES, DYSFONCTIONS FAMILIALES: LE "PARLER-PERE" DANS LES LETTRES A MARCIE L 'audace de George Sand se mesure en partie a la gamme etendue de protagonistes peuplant ses reuvres 1. Paysans...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 359–376.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Daniel Just Copyright © 2010 The Trustees of Columbia University 2010 Daniel Just AESTHETICS OF BLANKNESS: POLITICAL IMAGINATION IN MARGUERITE DURAS'S HYBRID NARRATIVES II y aurait une ecriture du non-ecrit. Un jour ~a arrivera. Une ecriture breve, sans grammaire, une ecriture de mots seuIs...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 316–332.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Hanan Elsayed Abstract This essay focuses on Kamel Daoud’s “response” to Albert Camus’s L’Étranger by highlighting the differences in and implications of their writing styles and narrative voices. Daoud’s narrative refigures the concept of the absurd and his linkage of Camus’s silences...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (2): 177–198.
Published: 01 September 2022
... the question by reading the narrative of incest that dominates the “prehistory” of the prose Tristan against two key concepts that inform Michel Foucault’s 1971 essay “Nietzsche, la généalogie, l’histoire.” First, Foucault’s focus on the succession of discursive formations allows for a reinterpretation...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 131–149.
Published: 01 May 2022
... reorient readers’ understanding of the disability narrative. Suffering itself serves as an embodiment of consolation and as a medical and religious treatment that relieves her suffering. This article argues that to objectively examine her illness and disability, Teresa deploys intersectional knowledge...