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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 111–132.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Anna More Copyright © 2012 The Trustees of Columbia University 2012 Anna More THINKING WITH THE INQUISITION: HERETICAL SCIENCE AND POPULAR KNOWLEDGE IN SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY MEXICO Digo, que entre los libros de mi uso matemdtico, fil6logos, humanistas y otros diferentes, hay algunos que...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 293–317.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Anne E. Linton Copyright © 2014 The Trustees of Columbia University 2014 Anne E. Linton LUSTING AFTER THE LOUVRE HERMAPHRODITE: MEDICAL DISCOURSE AND ANDROGYNY IN GAUTIER'S MADEMOISELLE DE MAUPIN AND ITS POPULAR PREDECESSORS N ineteenth-century France was so enamored of androgyny...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 281–304.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Janet Beizer Abstract This article explores the concept of the arlequin , the plate of used food collected piecemeal from the tables of the rich to sell to the poor, as it was popularized by Eugène Sue in 1842 in his blockbuster novel Les Mystères de Paris . I show how this alimentary genre...
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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 (2020) 111 (2): 260–287.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Raisa Rexer Abstract This essay explores the sudden popularity and redefinition of the word pornographie in France in the 1880s. Following the publication of Émile Zola’s novel Nana and the rise of a genre of cheap, bawdy newspapers in 1880, the French daily press knowingly “invented” the word...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 333–352.
Published: 01 May 2013
... it. In formulating its response to fascism, ContreAttaque broke with other existing movements on the left, deeming the Popular Front's uniting of socialists, communists, and radicals as too "defensive" and thoroughly rejecting the Communist International's insistence that intellectuals abide by a set aesthetic...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 239–256.
Published: 01 May 2008
... to the macabre detail, for the earliest gothic novelists, such as Walpole. In short, Melvin Palmer argues that Madame d'Aulnoy may have done more than any other writer in France (or in England for that matter) to influence the forms and popularity of the modern English novel. His claim seems extraordinary...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 227–238.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., Wieland was extremely influential in popularizing fairy tales as a genre. Before him, fairy tales-which then meant French contes de fees-were considered a completely useless waste of time, utterly unworthy of an educated person. On the whole, unbridled fantasy was regarded with suspicion, and reading...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 297–315.
Published: 01 May 2008
...-belonged to the vibrant imagination of popular gossip. Episodes were taken from classical mythologies and popular superstitions. Themes included violence, beauty, wealth, poverty, a journey, metamorphosis and change of social status. Although readers and hearers could not link episodes to their own lives...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 167–187.
Published: 01 January 2015
... ensemble litteraire debutant dans les annees 1980 par la sortie de l'ere du soup~on)" (8). The Romanic Review Volume 106 Numbers 1-4 © The Trustees of Columbia University 168 LUCAS HOLLISTER to fiction, return to imagination, return to the popular novelistic or "roman , romanesque."3 In addition...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 409–412.
Published: 01 May 2009
... participate in what Nelson Goodman calls "worldmaking" (66). This argument allows Lucey to frame Gide, Colette, and Proust as purveyors of first-person utterances about same-sex sexuality who are engaged in conversation with each other within "a certain kind of popular queer culture" in the early decades...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 571–574.
Published: 01 November 2009
... utterances about same-sex sexuality who are engaged in conversation with each other within "a certain kind of popular queer culture" in the early decades of the twentieth century. That conversation shifts over time in a complex relation to the social formations of which the conversation is a part. Lucey's...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (1-2): 13–20.
Published: 01 January 2001
... at the 1981 elections, in which the PCF received a bare 150/0 of the popular vote, and began its contemporary decline.3 But it remains an open question whether the PCF decline resulted from failed policies, or rather whether Communism in France was a generational phenomenon, slated to decline anyway.4...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (1-2): 137–146.
Published: 01 January 2009
... and Proust to illustrate West-European fiction" (262-3). The course in question was the celebrated "Masters of European Fiction" class that eventually made his name at Cornell, became that university's second most popular course, after Pete Seeger's folk-song class, and provided the material...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 115–122.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Dori Laub, which, perhaps more than any other book, helped popularize trauma theory in literary studies. An attempt to account for the unique problems involved in representing the Holocaust, Testimony juxtaposes chapters by Laub on The Romanic Review Volume 101 Numbers 1-2 © The Trustees of Columbia...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 261–279.
Published: 01 September 2021
... for dealing with the city” (Ferguson, “Reading” 62). Of all the writers Ferguson discusses in Paris as Revolution , journalist, novelist, and Communard Jules Vallès stands out as the figure who most identifies with the utopic of Paris, revolution, and popular sovereignty: “The writer speaks not for himself...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 404–407.
Published: 01 May 2008
... in the eighteenth century. Texts, not tellers, lay behind much popular knowledge of tales. Assuming folk origins of contes de fees blinds us to individual authorial agenda. MIle Lheritier, for instance, claimed only that she had added "broderie" to her telling of "Marmoisan" (93). It is so easy to recognize...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (1): 101–106.
Published: 01 January 2006
... of the artist in Inodern, urban societies, and its popularity atllong English-speaking readers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries Inakes it central to British and Alnerican cultural studies as well. rrhe novel is a collection of stories that first appeared serially in Le Corsaire-Satall frorn -1845-1849...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 305–320.
Published: 01 September 2021
... for the recuperation of material, ready to be adapted to describe physical or mental nourishment (albeit of lower quality.) Associating newspapers with the popularity of the Harlequin figure emphasized their reach over their mission, making them media available to a variety of voices and purposes, rather than...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 175–189.
Published: 01 May 2008
...) found popular material among France's folk, that was certainly not the case with his three verse tales. For "Griselidis," "Les souhaits ridicules," and "Peau d'Asne," Perrault turned to published texts as his model, although each was written under and was conditioned by differing sets of circumstances...