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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 (2020) 111 (3): 357–369.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Peter Brooks Abstract This essay revisits the question of the fictional person, largely by way of Proust’s claim that the novel offers us nonexistent persons the better to espouse vision through other eyes: knowledge of the world as experienced by another consciousness. If the New Critical...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (1): 33–49.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Armine Kotin Mortimer Copyright © 2006 The Trustees of Columbia University 2006 Arlni,1e Kotirl Morti1ner THE ESSAY ACCORDING TO SOLLERS: A PERSONAL AND PARABOLIC GENRE Best-sellers lists written in English, and indeed publishing in general, divide literary writing into the categories...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 483–496.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Nathalie Morello Copyright © 2010 The Trustees of Columbia University 2010 Nathalie Morello LA VIE SEXUELLE DE CATHERINE M.: A CASE OF PERSONAL TRUTH OR CREATIVE DARE?1 I n the last twenty years, France has witnessed a noticeable, and indeed much noticed, rapid expansion of sexually explicit...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 May 2023
... to, or with, or for, another? Can our aloneness—note the irony of the first-person plural—ever be said to be shared? Can it be said at all? Medieval theologians, especially Gregory the Great, Bernard of Clairvaux, and Meister Eckhart, serve as guides in the wilderness here, alongside various voices from the history of North...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 321–335.
Published: 01 September 2021
... evokes the personal and collective trauma of the Holocaust. Copyright © 2021 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2021 8. An especially peculiar example would be Madame Nochère’s husband (chap. 35), who suffers from health problems because he has the odd habit...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 7–19.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Maggie Fritz-Morkin Abstract Some medical treatises from medieval France and Italy demonstrate surprising rhetorical exuberance, especially in the paratexts where an authorial persona can emerge in the first person. This essay launches from the scatological metaphors and epithets in the exordia...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 93–102.
Published: 01 January 2015
... homecoming is described, in a premiere partie, by two narrators who alternate in numbered subsections: Berkane and an unidentified narrator who uses the third person to refer to the protagonist. In this portion of the narrative, readers learn that Berkane has left behind a French lover, Marise, in Paris...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 429–436.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Joan Dayan Copyright © 2003 The Trustees of Columbia University 2003 Joan Dayan CONDE'S TRIALS OF THE SPIRIT I n his second edition of the Essay on Human Understanding (1694), John Locke added a section on personal identity that caused numerous theological disputes. In what, Locke asked, lies...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 January 2007
... and the journeys and revolutionary steps that her personal life requires. Hart first explores the domestic ideology of the nineteenth century according to Rousseau's ideology of gender that fosters motherhood and the "natural" vocation of women. She then explores various feminine models of autobiographical...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (2): 155–172.
Published: 01 March 2005
.... The anti-Protestant Discours des miseres de ce ten-zps, Renlonstrance au peuple de France, and Responce aux injures were all sparked by deeply personal interests, Laumonier argues. That is, in these poems Ronsard was defending his right to request and to receive material rewards fronl the Church in spite...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 445–466.
Published: 01 May 2010
... empirical view of it,6 they nonetheless acknowledge the possibility that the non-lieu may be a function of perspective, making apparent the subjective underpinning of Auge's own identification of the general concept (the role of personal memories in the identification of the metro as a lieu while...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 239–241.
Published: 01 January 2010
... that transcended the French Department and that pre-announced his elevation to the rank of university professor in 1982. I was a student in Italian and Comparative Literature at Columbia during the 1970s and I regret that I did not then seek to get beyond the buzz and to form a more personal acquaintance by taking...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (1-2): 163–175.
Published: 01 January 2001
... in the person of Dreiser can only assume, therefore, a higher significance. They meant to say thereby that, in the hours of culture's misfortune, when all truth, all beauty, all true greatness, and even human life, are challenged by the determined enemies of thought and progress, the entire world turns its eyes...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 255–260.
Published: 01 May 2003
... space that my personal connection to Maryse Conde was forged. There, for the first time, I found myself faced with the daunting task of expressing my ideas on texts written by authors I had never heard of before, from countries I had never before been asked to consider as producers 1. Maryse Conde...
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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 (2009) 100 (1-2): 129–135.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Language, an anthology of personal, individual voices, not of poetry itself-and also, explicitly, an anthology of poets who shared a language, not English or British or any other kind of poet who shared a national identity.2 Auden had moved from his youthful wish to think of literature in terms...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 49–64.
Published: 01 January 2012
... to by the corregidores and priests, who proposed excessive amounts of personal service that they were forced into) (Inquisici6n).4 In other words, Quadros pretended that he had been commissioned by some Peruvian Indians to present their complaints about the abuses they had suffered at the hands of priests...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (4): 387–413.
Published: 01 November 2002
... of Clientage If we want to reevaluate the image that Theophile's poetry gives us of his character, we will have to look beyond the poetry's first-person pronoun. It is not just that the first-person pronoun is a linguistic shifter, lending its subjective force to various objects, including ourselves...