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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 189–193.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Christine Chism Simon Gaunt . Marco Polo’s Le Devisement du Monde . Narrative Voice, Language and Diversity . Series: Gallica , v. 31 . Cambridge, UK : D.S. Brewer , 2013 . Pp. 212 . Copyright © 2015 The Trustees of Columbia University 2015 Book Reviews Simon Gaunt...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 189–203.
Published: 01 May 2007
... is the implication that the mention of the material in a single line of verse by Virgil is the first reference to silk in the entire Western tradition. Borges will subsequently record that inaugural event again, only this time in prose, in the prologue to Marco Polo's "La descripcion del mundo," where he visualises...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 193–195.
Published: 01 January 2015
... to more complex explorations of Marco Polo and other travel texts. It combines philological and codicological acumen with theoretical flair as it advocates for more scholarly attention to the complex, self-interrogating, and unsettling ways that the Devisement invites audiences to relate...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (3): 370–373.
Published: 01 May 2004
... in her examination of what is widely considered Saint-John Perse's least accessible text, Anabase. In this one elusive poem, Ms. Rigolot finds traces of Xenophon, Plato, Virgil, the Gospels, Loti, Segalen, Claudel, Marco Polo and Jules Verne. Nor is Ms.Rigolot's analysis here confined to a mere detection...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 419–423.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., Philippe. Tentation autobiographique de I'Antiquite ala Renaissance. Paris: Seuil, 2013. Gaunt, Simon. Marco Polo's Le devisement du monde: Narrative Voice, Language and Diversity. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 2013. BOOKS RECEIVED 4 21 Gingras, Francis. Miroir du franfais: Elements pour une histoire culturelle...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 869–873.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Books Received for 2010 Akbari, Suzanne Conklin, and Amilcare A. Iannuci, eds. Marco Polo and the Encounters of East and West. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 2008. Allegretto, Manuela. Lacan e L'amore cortese. Rome: Carocci editore, 2008. Allemand, Roger-Michel, and Christian Milat. Alain Robbe-Grillet...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 583–589.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Polo and the Encounter of East and West. Buffalo, NY: University of Toronto Press, 2008. Aldaz, Anna-Marie, ed. An Anthology ofNineteenth-Century Women's Poetry from Spain. New York: The Modern Language Association of America, 2009. Allegretto, Manuela. Lacan e l'amore cortese. Roma: Carocci editore...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 401–421.
Published: 01 May 2006
... together the different dialogues between Marco Polo and Kublai Khan, to see how the new and the foreign are negotiated between the two, and how the importance of the map changes 8. Or rather, on a conceptual plane, one could say that "l'espace ne preexiste pas a sa carte," as the cartographer Christian...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 309–330.
Published: 01 May 2006
... traveler, Marco Polo, to produce the Divisament dou Monde, called II Milione in its Italian translation. Taddeo da Pisa, a countryman of Rustichello's, also in prison in 1288, produced texts in Latin, in Pisan dialect, and in French.24 Martin da Canal chose to use French in a chronicle of Venice from its...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (3): 313–333.
Published: 01 May 2000
... de voyage, tres Ius au Moyen Age et a la Renaissance, comme Mandeville, Odorico de Por- denone et Marco Polo, ont evoque les "paradis empoisonnes" de l'Asie, ce continent plein de mysteres dans l'imaginaire medieval. Parmi ces paradis, Ie plus prise fut celui de la legende d'un vieil homme qui eleve...