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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 452–469.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Helena Taylor Abstract This article examines the poet Antoinette Deshoulières’s (1638–94) interventions in a number of querelles . It focuses on a series of poems that appeared in 1678–79, early in her career, and written as if from her pet cat. Often dismissed for their frivolity, these poems...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 112–130.
Published: 01 May 2022
... chronicle and of a set of vernacular poems situating his writerly activity within a very specific corporeal context: he writes both poetry and chronicle after cataracts have so impaired his vision that he can no longer carry out his administrative duties at the abbey of Saint-Martin—and, remarkably, he...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 10–23.
Published: 01 May 2021
... by marginalizing the poet’s glosses and by reformatting the poems. Attention to the material features of the earliest extant manuscript of the Vita nova (MS Martelli 12) with respect to later copies, however, prompts us to consider the creative interplay between Dante’s prosimetrum and the material features...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 39–61.
Published: 01 May 2021
... witness to the philosophical importance of these issues: in his philosophical poem Acerba , Cecco attacks Dante’s love poetry for harboring deterministic belief. 1. For the text of the epistle to Cino and the dates, see Epistola 3 in Baglio, Epistole . Toynbee translates “sermo caliopeus inferius...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 24–38.
Published: 01 May 2021
... history on the other. At the center of this discussion is one of the thorniest aspects of the Vita Nova ’s text: the divisions (technical prose of a scholastic nature in which Dante explains the formal structure of his poems). Over the centuries, Dante’s authority over his own text was brought...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 505–521.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Catriona Seth Abstract Right at the end of the eighteenth century, a famous poet, Ponce-Denis Écouchard Le Brun, denounced women writers and a literary dispute ensued. While it mobilized a number of authors, one poem stands out in accounts of the quarrel: Constance Pipelet’s “Épître aux femmes...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 158–180.
Published: 01 May 2021
... and “visual glossing” of the poem. medieval manuscript illumination Dante Commedia instructions to illuminators Budapest University Library Codex Italicus 1 Copyright © 2021 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2021 Thanks to Jonathan Alexander and others, we...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 65–86.
Published: 01 May 2022
... medical philosophy. Guinizzelli’s correspondence between love and nobility is nurtured by Avicenna’s increasingly popular doctrine of forma specifica , which structures the reasoning and the examples of the vernacular poem. Guinizzelli therefore frames the idea of nobility in the heart of the lover...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (2): 231–254.
Published: 01 March 2006
... to have chosen to translate this particular poem not because it was Wordsworth's best-known piece, but because it resonates so strongly with Pascoli's own life experiences and poetic philosophy. The eight-year-old girl who speaks in the poem has suffered the deaths of two siblings. The biographical...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (1-2): 111–121.
Published: 01 January 2002
... is consumed The same amount remain-1 Emily Dickinson M ichael Riffaterre's Semiotics of Poetry is a provocative theoretical statement because it insists on the unity and autonomy of poetic discourse, separates its signifying process from others it is usually conjoined with, and assigns the poem, once it has...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (4): 459–479.
Published: 01 November 2000
...Lisa Goldfarb Copyright © 2000 The Trustees of Columbia University 2000 Lisa Goldfarb FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE: A MUSICAL READING OF VALERY'S "PROFUSION DU SOIR" Un poeme est pour moi un etat d'une suite d'elaborations. Ceux que j'ai publies sont ames yeux de productions arretees par des...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 233–252.
Published: 01 January 2017
... of lit­era­ ­ture: Un lettré français, sa lecture interrompue à la mort de Victor Hugo [. . .] ne peut [. . .] qu être déconcerté (2: 299). This prose poem might therefore be said to represent the early exploration of t­ hose freedoms that manifest themselves at a time of crisis. As Peter Schulman notes...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 325–342.
Published: 01 May 2010
... during the Occupation, despite his many other references to and works on war (Kimyongiir 259). It is easy, however, for critics to miss the significance of the medieval trope in Aragon's work. For instance, in M. Adereth's Aragon: The Resistance Poems, the works analyzed are Le Creve-Coeur, Les Yeux...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 189–203.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., what seems plausible and indeed helpful about his approach is the assumption of evolution and, most likely, of change over the years in Borges's attitude towards the Orient and Orientalism. When he wrote his poem "El Oriente" in 1975, more than half a century had elapsed since Borges had first dealt...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 235–247.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Katherine S. Maynard Copyright © 2009 The Trustees of Columbia University 2009 Katherine S. Maynard THE FACES OF JUDITH: NATIONHOOD AND PATRONAGE IN LA]UDIT OF GUILLAUME SALLUSTE DU BARTAS I n the "Avertissement au lecteur" of his poem La Judit, the Huguenot poet Guillaume Salluste Du Bartas...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (4): 377–384.
Published: 01 November 2004
.... Meme si l'en- seignant a pu surmonter Ie probleme pour lui-meme, apres avoir elabore au cours des ans une methode d'interpretation qui dissipe les brumes voilant sa comprehension des textes, ill'a sans doute retrouve sur Ie visage des etudiants assis devant lui, un poeme entre les mains. Que faire a ce...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (3): 249–269.
Published: 01 May 2004
... that Catherine and her mother Madeleine Des Roches hosted in their home.2 Poems by Pasquier and Des Roches set the tone for an extended series of exchanges on the subject of this insect: more than a dozen participants composed mock en- 1. King Henri III sent a delegation of Parisian lawyers and judges...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 83–104.
Published: 01 January 2013
... early verse production. Second, and starting from this heuristic postulate, in the following pages I attempt to interrogate, explore, and reevaluate the stakes of a particular iteration of this utopian body. For in the poem" Les Effares," the reader is asked to contemplate what we might call the fait du...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 431–451.
Published: 01 November 2009
... limits. For both the late-medieval writer Christine de Pizan and her Renaissance counterpart Louise Labe, the figure of the abandoned woman suffering the pain of loss and unanswered desire is central as subject matter and as a foundation for the poet-personae behind their works.3 In their poems...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 445–459.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Elizabeth Leake Copyright © 2006 The Trustees of Columbia University 2006 Elizabeth Leake 'NOR DO I WANT YOUR INTERPRETATION': SUICIDE, SURREALISM, AND THE SITE OF ILLEGIBILITY IN AMELIA ROSSELLI'S SLEEP Suicide and Sleep Sleep, Amelia Rosselli's collection of English language poems, written...