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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 281–304.
Published: 01 September 2021
... functions in this text not only to reflect a socioeconomic reality of the nineteenth-century politics of eating, but also to introduce a budding aesthetic principle. The harlequin meal, composed of bits and pieces of various origins reassembled as a patchwork whole, inaugurates in Sue’s novel a reappearing...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (3): 364–366.
Published: 01 May 2004
... the patchwork feel of the original as a result of the process of its composition, as it was pieced together from various lectures and articles Apollinaire had published previously and pasted together ...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (3): 366–369.
Published: 01 May 2004
... individual phrases or sentences, Read's approach allows him to present a gestalt of the thoughts, reactions and language composing Apollinaire's volume. In his essays, Read examines Apollinaire's chapters from many angles: he situates the text(s) genetically, explaining the patchwork feel of the original...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 305–320.
Published: 01 September 2021
... change” contributed to the codification and nationalization of French cuisine” (“Cultural Field” 624). Harlequin, then, was not only somewhat foreign, but also was associated with a form of theater not much concerned with the classical unities. His multicolored patchwork costume was often used...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 189–203.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Oriente," like the silk before it, resembles a patchwork quilt of "entretejidas formas y colores." Such a conclusion is, however, premature and incomplete without acknowledgement of the change in tenor that occurs in the final line and a half of the poem. For, as intimated at the start of our analysis...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 291–307.
Published: 01 May 2003
... depicts a fragmented and diverse society, whose 'difference within' (as Barbara Johnson would put it) is neither erased nor naively celebrated as always already desirable." Neither the ethnically "pure" nor the celebration of the patchwork of hybridity is seen as a satisfactory end. As we will see in what...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 135–154.
Published: 01 January 2017
..., literary critics p­ articularly over the course of the previous c­ entury ­have regularly challenged the objective artistic merits of this text. Patchworking together a dizzying set of literary tropes cribbed, according to conservative estimates, from at least eight individual sources,5 this romance has...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 235–255.
Published: 01 January 2011
... to Sylvie is a prime example. As Jacques Bony shows in Le Recit nervalien: une recherche des formes, Nerval's patchwork-like recombination of extant works is artistic, not accidental: it is a defiance of generic categories symptomatic of a constant search for outlets for his own literary expression. Yet...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (1-2): 129–152.
Published: 01 January 2000
... patchwork of quotations. This helps us to appreciate the paradox of the essay as 'only', precisely because it is an open-ended, interminable writing machine. It is only with our recognition of the modern conception of text and subject, of reading and writing, and the dissatisfaction with the confines...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 11–47.
Published: 01 January 2012
... is not a patchwork made by an "alfayete nuevo" ("new tailor"; 66b).12 The last decade of the thirteenth century could therefore correspond to the period of the author's apprenticeship in Toledo, where he might have gone to find "demons," according to Cesareo de Heisterbach's old saying. 13 And since hypothesizing...