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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 409–412.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Lynne Huffer Michael Lucey . Never Say I: Sexuality and the First Person in Colette, Gide, and Proust . Durham : Duke University Press , 2006 . Pp. 321 . Copyright © 2009 The Trustees of Columbia University 2009 BOOK REVIEWS par Ie roman realiste, peut-etre pourrait...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 571–574.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Lynne Huffer Michael Lucey . Never Say I: Sexuality and the First Person in Colette, Gide, and Proust . Durham : Duke University Press , 2006 . Pp. 321 . Copyright © 2009 The Trustees of Columbia University 2009 BOOK REVIEWS 57 1 et les deux derniers chapitres de l'ouvrage...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 13–15.
Published: 01 January 2017
... the sort of proprietary, hierarchical gesture that Ross shunned in his teaching, in his writings, and in his seemingly boundless support for anyone who needed it. Even worse, legacy implies that one may have incurred some kind of debt ­toward him, a thought that never failed to infuriate him a­ nd...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 288–291.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., and very male, to me. But I applied for a post at Columbia University because it sort of matched my interests, and anyway, my advisor said I had to. At the MLA that year (in Chicago, where I had never set foot except once in college to get my violin repaired), I interviewed with Columbia in the person...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 579–582.
Published: 01 November 2009
...-gender boys or girls who've never even heard of Dietrich). How so? As disasters, we're all not only ashamed of such diva-based "inversion"-to invoke Proust as Caron does-we're also, like many Jews, self-hating. Plus AIDS, if we've survived, has been our own Holocaust. 580 BOOK REVIEWS There may, however...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 17–18.
Published: 01 January 2017
... to be some sort of improbable mythical beast, an allegorical repres­ ent­a­tion of intellectual openness and charm. He was perhaps the only person (certainly the only academic) about whom I believe I literally never heard a negative word, and the positive words ­were many and seemed hyperbolic. The word I...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 75–77.
Published: 01 January 2017
... knew, to the enunciative conditions of a conversation, and to what might remain unsaid or merely blurred by context. He was able to read ­people in relation to their own ecologies while never taking anything for granted, never reducing them to the logic of a par­ticu­ ­lar encounter. This intuitive...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 66–84.
Published: 01 May 2020
... a material object whose properties the subject fully understands and controls. Gilbert Simondon observed in his classic study, Du mode d’existence des objets techniques (1958; trans. On the Mode of Existence of Technical Objects , 2017), that the technical object can never be entirely known (42/39). 1...
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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 265–285.
Published: 01 January 2019
.... The defendant asserted first, that he had given it back undamaged; secondly, that the ­kettle had a hole in it when he borrowed it; and thirdly, that he had never borrowed a ­kettle from his neighbor at all (Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams, 197). As in the I­rma s injection dream in the discussion...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 37–39.
Published: 01 January 2017
... remember with greatest clarity . . . never happened. Fortunately, I ­don t have to rely on my memory in order to dredge up anecdotes from the second half of this period, as ours was above all an epistolary friendship, and I have saved many of Ross s handwritten letters and cards, the oldest ­going back...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 250–252.
Published: 01 January 2010
... to be his prevailing humor: playful audacity. Professor Riffaterre relished the game of intellectual challenge, and he never seemed to grow mean or petty about, or to become wounded by, the heated exchanges that transpired on paper and in conferences. (I realize that my sense that this is somehow remarkable...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 93–95.
Published: 01 January 2017
... to whiten the race led me to dedicate my book about testimonial as a genre to the indigenous w­ oman who sometimes cared for me as a child (a ­woman named Sheshy). I d never seen a reader s report like this, nor have I seen one since ­I mean a report that starts off in so personal a vein, personal having...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 5–9.
Published: 01 January 2017
... and feet crawling through an opening, fin­gers tapping. i who never could do the mark-up, ­will seize hold of ­every type of punctuation, try to learn what goes together. find out how it s pos­si­ble to keep ­going t­rim and smooth and clip. suspended in the air, it s unlikely ­we ll grab hold of many...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (1-2): 129–152.
Published: 01 January 2000
... Robinson. In contrast to this seemingly obvious relation of Stein to Crusoe, it might seem a very unusual and rather eccentric idea to discuss Roland Barthes' rewriting of Robinson Crusoe, since Barthes never actually wrote a rewriting or indeed any novel at all. Yet, strange as it might seem...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 193–198.
Published: 01 January 2016
... wasn t complaining about the village doctor, or the mayor, saying that they were always against us and against our best interests. By us, I mean to say those without money, the ones who never even went to high school, the jobless, the hopeless. My grandmother also screamed, and probably her mother...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 227–234.
Published: 01 January 2010
... course of my academic career), as well as both semesters of Theory of Literature, and then all the seminars he offered while I was in residence: Baudelaire; Rimbaud; Surrealism; Balzac. The titles of these seminars were never more specific than the name of the author or movement in question, which...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 823–838.
Published: 01 November 2010
... attentiveness to the appearing of indeterminately sexed, desired bodies-would thus accompany and unsettle determination, while nonetheless never entirely giving it up. Or rather, while abandoning epistemological determination only in the strictest sense, that is, by making perceptible the latter's constitutive...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 19–24.
Published: 01 January 2017
... surprised, of never taking anything for granted, of learning to make do in circumstances of shaky instability (59). To be sure, Ross s embrace of nonbelonging was not a denial of community. Quite the contrary: critical as he was of the dominant forms of belonging, say to a nation, a culture...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (1-2): 137–146.
Published: 01 January 2009
... of Proust, Nabokov tended to express dislike for any literature that foregrounded same-sex relations (or that seemed to him "dainty"; but then Genet is anything but dainty3). On this 2. Editor Simon Karlinsky helpfully glosses: "Aunties." 3. Proust, however, is dainty, and yet Nabokov never associates him...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 97–100.
Published: 01 January 2017
... more mi­grants, then again in Tehran, New Delhi, and Hong Kong! We reached the International House of the University of Sydney on 1 January 1973, at 7:00 in the morning, totally exhausted. I knew absolutely no one in Sydney except Ross, whom I had never seen. On 2 January, he came to pick me up to show...