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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 112–130.
Published: 01 May 2022
... disrupt perceptions of the linearity of time, yielding alternate temporalities grounded in bodily experience. In contemporary self-fiction, to chronicle a chronic condition is to juggle different kinds of time. But what about genres, like premodern historiography, that impose a linear, chronological...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 430–439.
Published: 01 December 2020
... but are in some sense not entirely wrong. A noise is misinterpreted, attributed to an incorrect source, but Proust’s narrator, while scrupulously revising the perception, allows his first take a sort of magical afterlife. This effect is subtly developed in the last volume of the novel, where the narrator...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (1): 51–71.
Published: 01 January 2006
... of subject to the nationalized space of Castile, de Torre's detachnlent of subjectivity frolB history takes the forn1 of the subject's re-situation in a disen1bodied space devoid of nlarkers of identity. De Torre's representation of perception and refashioning of lyric forn1s of address-the intersubjective...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (3): 289–311.
Published: 01 May 2000
... percevoir et ecrire?l T o the question posed above by Lucien Dallenbach, Claude Simon answers in the affirmative, suggesting that the writing process for him has as much to do with visual perception as with its absence, the "tatonnement[ ] a l'aveugle" of a blind Orion. In fact, Simon ends Orion aveugle...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (1-2): 105–115.
Published: 01 January 2000
... aux choses memes par l'intermediaire du corps, en idealite du monde. Lorsqu'il evoque notre "relation ( ) sourde avec Ie monde", Merleau-Ponty fait allusion a l'emergence d'une "architectonique humaine" entre corps et raison qui fait de la perception et du perc;u la cle d'une nouvelle ontologie (au...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 467–482.
Published: 01 May 2010
... that presents itself in the same manner to everyone: "cette espece de dechet de l'experience, a peu pres identique pour chacun."3 Literature, for Proust's narrator, works through metaphor to mediate perception and memory, bridging time through mental images, as opposed to cinema's visual images. Proust's...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 781–801.
Published: 01 November 2010
... The Trustees of Columbia University DORIAN BELL Maupassant's literary exploration was corroborated by the philosophical and scientific developments of the age. Advances in the understanding of sensory perception, a nationwide vogue for Arthur Schopenhauer's philosophy, and the forays of a nascent psychology...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (4): 353–374.
Published: 01 November 2000
... Volume 91 Number 4 © The Trustees of Columbia University 354 CLAIRE NOUVET sufficiently recognized: it becomes the site where the text reflects its own allegorical "vision." This self-reflection is critical in several respects for it implicitly calls into question the distinction between perception...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (1-2): 185–199.
Published: 01 January 2002
..., of the reader's perception of exemplariness, right or wrong, relevant or irrelevant. This aspect is the representation of exemplariness, a representation designed to work always, although it sometimes does so literally, sometimes figura ti vel y. Our postulate will then be that the linguistic stimulus is made...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 285–307.
Published: 01 May 2006
... on the perception that each living language is endowed with peculiar linguistic properties that make up its distinctive character. "The 'Genius' of Language in Sixteenth-Century Linguistics," Logos semantikos. Geschichte der Sprachphilosophie und der Sprachwissenschaft, ed. Jiirgen Trabant (Berlin/New York: De...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 373–387.
Published: 01 May 2009
... to demonstrate that literary representation of the symbolic death of childhood as incarnated in the figure of the father appears to result in a more 'adult' assumption of responsibility in heterosexual relations, in a 'healthier' model of (self)perception: the narrator's revision of the paternal past through...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 265–273.
Published: 01 May 2007
... exercised by the emperor turns out to be an act of archivization, evoking the past as much as it attempts to destroy it. Further, there is a parallelism between Derrida's ambivalent concept of history, where chronology is both recognized and displaced, and a perception of history exemplified by Borges's...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (1-2): 69–79.
Published: 01 January 2002
... elle peut les hyperboliser, les reprendre metaphoriquement ou encore jouer de l'inversion de leur tonalite (Ie gracieux devenant laid, l'allegre pompeux, Ie grave leger ). II n'y aura perception de la variation que s'il y a identification d'un theme. Le cas Ie plus evident est celui ou une ceuvre prend...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (3): 349–352.
Published: 01 May 2000
..., "most of Flaubert's characters are poor readers," 46), which sometimes occurs in pairs falling in the traps set by the text, from the first Education sentimentale (Jules-Henry) to Bouvard et pecuchet. The perception of irony reveals the gap between narrative memory and linear reading. Since irony...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (3): 407–422.
Published: 01 December 2022
..., à savoir un moment dépressif lié à un désordre de la perception de la réalité, ce n’est pas l’état mental qui importe mais la plasticité de l’immuable qui détermine cet état. Là encore, la cause de la mélancolie ne se trouve pas dans le moment dépressif, mais dans le mouvement de cet immuable que...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 11–47.
Published: 01 January 2012
.... The soul's faculties are nutritive, perceptive, desiderative, locomotive, and intellective. The first one, that which unites all living things without exception, is conservation. Now, conservation is double, as was already observed by the scholastic commentators of Aristotle beginning with Albert the Great...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (3): 307–321.
Published: 01 May 2002
... que l'objet du re- agard est la fois soi et non-soi dans l'acte de sa perception et de son elaboration sur la page," Paul Valery, la page, l'ecriture, (Association des Publications de la Faculte des Lettres et Sciences Humaines de Clermont-Ferrand, Collection 'Litteratures', 1996), p.251. 15...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 587–589.
Published: 01 May 2010
...): the poetic and the social. First, she studies his reaction to the "crisis in perception" that arose as new technologies for reproduction, namely, photography and the expansion of the periodical press, made nineteenth-century artists, writers, journalists, performers, and scientists increasingly aware...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 177–179.
Published: 01 January 2013
... and traditions about which similar claims could be made concerning the use of detail. Exploring the role of visual perception in Ponge is justified by many of his poems ("Pluie," with its "dans la cour ou je la regarde tomber," comes to mind immediately), and with the help of this book it becomes possible...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 235–236.
Published: 01 January 2004
... I'reil et de l'attente. Renouard constate que c'est l'attente qui commande la presence insistante de l'reil. Elle est une "finalite sans fin" (14). Selon lui, attendre, c'est guetter l'horizon: "[t]out se passe dans les recits de Gracq comme si I'avenir arrivait vraiment de l'horizon d'une perception, de...