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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 408–416.
Published: 01 December 2020
... by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2020 postwar Europe world culture artistic beauty truth For a long time, as a child, I had to go to bed early. Every evening, at nine o’clock, my mother came to the room I shared with my sister, gave us a goodnight kiss and turned off...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 103–106.
Published: 01 January 2014
... fictional narratives and justice, politics, and history in the postwar world." From the standpoint of the genre of tragedy alone-and its very possibility in the postwar world-the issue is already a fraught one, and one that Phil deftly dissects. By definition or by tradition, tragedy is an archaic...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 541–544.
Published: 01 November 2007
... as powerful partners within the political alliances of a rebounding Europe and, over the years, developed elaborate programs of intercultural exchange and cooperation as well as scientific, economic, and cultural projects of competition and partnership. It is precisely this "tempestuous affair" between...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 37–51.
Published: 01 January 2014
... (cartography). The fact that all of the place-names listed above can still be found on maps of greater Paris enhances their evocative force a century and a half after Victor Hugo wrote Les Miserables. Belleville thus conjures up generations of emigrants newly arrived from Europe, Asia, and Africa; Ivry...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 544–546.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Sarah Juliette Sasson Copyright © 2007 The Trustees of Columbia University 2007 544 BOOK REVIEWS forces of resistance and collaboration and pitting them against Fritz Lang's 1931 film M as a matrix for postwar films about fascism. Though Clement's films ultimately skirt the moral issue...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 133–142.
Published: 01 January 2014
... long associated with Europe's literary and artistic tradition. Indeed, the fear seems to have been so extensive that Sartre, in the immediate postwar years, couldn't praise the advent of the "mass media" as an art for modern times without stating that the book remained the most noble form of art...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 632–639.
Published: 01 December 2023
... precolonial history has also actively structured Europe’s encounter with its African other, has determined the social and political strategies deployed by French administrators to establish colonial rule, and has coconstituted the ways in which France discursively fabricated the entity we now know as Africa...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (1-2): 3–12.
Published: 01 January 2001
... Triolet: Love and Politics in the time of the Cold War. 1 Many conferences had been organized on Aragon and Triolet in Europe, particularly in recent years on the occasion of Aragon's anniversary.2 However, the Columbia University conference was the first of its kind at an American university. In this way...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 478–482.
Published: 01 December 2023
... professors, during the postwar moment, when the prestige of the United States, le roman américain , and the beautiful American campus and its pleasant working conditions and superior salaries beckoned. I am not sure when that moment ended, but surely it had done so well before the end of the twentieth...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 420–435.
Published: 01 September 2023
... and practices of neoliberalism in Europe from the perspective of the street vendors, who embody and perform the bordering mechanisms that propel such economies. As such, Spain and Catalonia’s alignment with the European Union comes into view, as does the granularity of Spanish democracy and its tensions...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 285–301.
Published: 01 May 2012
... an author in the eighteenth century certainly did require negotiating a complex set of factors that together determined the condition of authorship. Thanks to decades of fine-grained analyses, such as those of Robert Darnton, we possess detailed descriptions of the cultural arenas in France and Europe...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 281–304.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., folded in two, are so flattened, crowded, and crushed that “sauf la saumure, c’est absolument le même procédé que pour la conservation des harengs” (450). Now, herrings in nineteenth-century Europe were considered to belong to the category of food known as offal, a term derived from what is “fallen...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (3): 245–262.
Published: 01 May 2000
... (1923), the author's dadaist alter ego, Jean X., renounces literature and leaves Europe, following Rimbaud's example. But Rimbaud's image as an "exotic" adventurer evokes that of Jacques Vache. The narrator, "Philippe Soupault," receives a postcard from Jean X: "Quand je re<;us cette carte," he says...