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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (3): 356–371.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Patrick Suter Résumé L’ajout des «Tableaux parisiens» dans l’édition de 1861 des Fleurs du Mal peut être compris comme une réponse de Baudelaire à ses accusateurs lors du procès dont il a été victime à l’occasion de la première publication des Fleurs du Mal . La notion de «fleurs du mal» s’en...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 336–356.
Published: 01 December 2020
... in Love? Using the psychoanalytic concept of the partial object, she shows how limited Proust’s notion of love really is. We end on a note of wild admiration for Proust’s description of what it feels like to be in what he calls “love” but with a dose of skepticism with regard to his framing of the project...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 112–130.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Julie Singer Abstract Sociological research on chronic illness, and especially on the autobiographical writings of modern patients, has yielded insights into how chronic conditions alter fundamental relationships between notions of self, body, and time. The chronic part of “chronic illness” can...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 48–65.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and Dante’s models of vernacular knowledge sharing by drawing on AIME’s notion of the diplomat, whose measured speech helps “renegotiate the new frontiers of self and other.” It is especially concerned with the modes of engagement Latour labels as the beings of politics [POL], law [LAW], and fiction [FIC...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 215–217.
Published: 01 January 2015
... contributions from a conference that took place at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2012 about the sublime and the grotesque or rather, to be more precise, about certain problematic moments at which these two notions collide or collapse. The volume builds indirectly on Hugo's comment in the "Preface de...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 265–273.
Published: 01 May 2007
... be read as an artistic illustration of Jacques Derrida's concept of archive and his notion of repression as archivization. The contradictory views of history shared by the Argentine author and the French philosopher, in the case of Borges, are probably inspired by Franz Kafka's "The Great Wall of China...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 403–405.
Published: 01 May 2009
... either by language alone or by the conventions of a particular literary genre or discursive form (10). This broad conception extends the notion of constraint beyond the circumscribed set of writing practices to which it is usually applied. While Baetens refers both to well-known and to lesser-known...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (1-2): 57–67.
Published: 01 January 2002
... text. Nevertheless, Barthes' particular connection of history and tense in the novel bears further scrutiny. On the one hand, one might argue (with Barthes) that the passe simple betrays a specific notion of time-and of history itself-as firmly embedded in a past that can be viewed retrospectively...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 111–114.
Published: 01 January 2010
.... For this purpose, I would like to invoke the notion of Iberia, which has recently acquired a certain currency in n1Y field. This notion arose from the impossibility of fitting under the name of Spain all of the cultural, intellectual, and political issues encompassed by the study of a culture. The very name of our...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 400–404.
Published: 01 May 2008
... of this notion and arriving at her own explanation of "preciosite" as a quest by women for a "glory" that is manifested by traits such as sensitivity, affectation, and an attitude of superiority and independence (44-50), Raynard identifies the conteuses as decidedly" precieuses." She also carefully reconstructs...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (4): 474–478.
Published: 01 November 2002
... and eighteenth centuries, Consenstein points to an age-old debate based on dichotomies such as "soul" versus "mind" and "form" versus "content." He then argues that Raymond Queneau's redefinition of the notion of inspiration brings these oppositions into harmony, thus elevating writing to a higher spiritual...
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Romanic Review (2018) 109 (1-4): 277–290.
Published: 01 January 2018
... littéraire des années 1920 : on a à faire avec ce qui a pu être défini comme une véritable « obsession de la pureté1 », qui tient non seulement du discours littéraire, mais aussi des arts plastiques (les cubistes se réclament par exemple d une « pure peinture Il s agit de notions qui avaient bien entendu été...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (1-2): 69–76.
Published: 01 January 2008
... of" Modernism's reaction against Romanticism" in "The Notion of Postmodernism" (in Zeitgeist in Babel. The Post-Modernist Controversy, ed. Ingeborg Hoesterey), p. 44. In the same essay he associates Surrealism with what he calls the "urge to relax" which implies a lowering of standards of taste and quality (p. 48...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 297–302.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Ocampo (for many years the editor of the cultural journal Sur) and others affirmed the possibility of "(re)creating a center in the circumference" (35). While this may be an accurate description of Ocampo's intentions, the notion of putting translation to work in the interest of a new centrism would seem...
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Romanic Review (2018) 109 (1-4): 185–191.
Published: 01 January 2018
... ? Notions et formes d engagement Explorer la variété et les contradictions des formes d investissements sociaux de l homme de lettres et de la littérature dans l entre-d­ eux-g­ uerres revient aussi à examiner et repenser la notion d « engagement ». Comment décrire en effet ces tentatives d action sur le...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 183–187.
Published: 01 May 2013
... the Postcolonial in French: History, Politics, Literature," a conference held at the Maison Fran~aiseof Columbia University on March 20, 2010. The objective of the conference was to analyze the different ways in which the notion of "the postcolonial" has been used in French. The starting point for this reflection...
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Romanic Review (2018) 109 (1-4): 127–147.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Laurence Macé Copyright © 2018 The Trustees of Columbia University 2018 Laurence Macé Y A-T­ -IL UNE PENSÉE DU STYLE DANS LES CENSURES DES LUMIÈRES ? On admet communément que le dix-­huitième siècle constitue, pour la notion de style, un moment de bascule. Entre l évidence du concept dans l...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 273–291.
Published: 01 May 2014
... is understood as the approachingyet-stilI-future end time or an ever-present potential moment for redemption. In studies of the philosophy of history, there is a similar tension between the temporal notions of chronos (which is closer to the idea of time as a forward-moving sequence) and kairos (understood only...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (2): 151–176.
Published: 01 September 2022
... not to engage issues is Vitz. She argues that rape fantasies are, essentially, just fantasies. (She also uses charges of anachronism similarly, suggesting—wrongly—that our modern notions of rape simply do not apply to the medieval period, thus foreclosing imperative reflection). See the discussion of this piece...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 575–579.
Published: 01 November 2009
... as a significant component in the narrative configuration of events. The title and subtitle of Ross Hamilton's book lead us to expect a work that mines the same rich vein of cultural history. The original twist that Hamilton brings to this theme is to extend the meaning of "accident" beyond the notion of chance...