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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 248–249.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Gita May Copyright © 2010 The Trustees of Columbia University 2010 Gita May FROM DOCTORAL STUDENT TO UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR: THE TRAJECTORY OF A BRILLIANT CAREER I have the sad distinction of being the only surviving faculty member of the Department of French and Romance Philology who has...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 273–275.
Published: 01 January 2010
... their astonishment, my direct supervisor would be the General Editor of the Romanic Review, University Professor Michael Riffaterre. Professor Riffaterre was incredibly intimidating. He had actually yelled at me over the phone on my first day at Columbia, making me wonder if it were possible that I wouldn't survive...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 191–221.
Published: 01 January 2010
... University during the Summer Session of six weeks France will send Joseph Bedier, Professor of Medieval Language and Literature at the College de France, Paris, and a member of the French Academy; Emile Bourgeois, Professor of Modern Political and Diplomatic History at the University of Paris; Paul Hazard...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 321–322.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Copyright © 2007 The Trustees of Columbia University 2007 CONTRIBUTOR NOTES Michael Bell is Professor in the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies as well as the current Director of the Centre for Research in Philosophy and Literature at University of Warwick. His many books...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 19–20.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Barbara Abrams Copyright © 2016 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2016 Need Header Barbara Abrams Homage to Gita May: A Woman of Valor Ifirst met Professor May at a 1986 American Society of Eighteenth Century Studies (ASECS) conference in Cincinnati, Ohio, during...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 117–121.
Published: 01 May 2007
... nihilistic ruminations on history as a fatal record of man's forgetfulness, as well as Borges's magnificently mischievous essay "A New Refutation of Time" Professor Bell discusses how the Borgesian presence in Garcia Marquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude illuminates the novel's Nietzchean dialogue between...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 276–281.
Published: 01 January 2010
... was not only University Professor but a grand professeur. You will note I am using a French phrase instead of the English terms, great teacher or great professor. Why? Mike, as it amused him to be called-when we were fellow students back in the Fifties, he was still Michel, and I always called him Michel-Mike...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 262–263.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Peter S. Rogers, S.J. Copyright © 2010 The Trustees of Columbia University 2010 Peter S. Rogers, S ADIEU, MICHAEL RIFFATERRE Professor Riffaterre? I first met him through reading Essais de stylistique structurale in the Jardin du Luxembourg on Sunday afternoons. Sometimes I would...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 298–300.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Sarah Juliette Sasson Sarah Juliette Sasson UNPACKING RIFFATERRE I n the summer of 2007, one year after Professor Riffaterre had passed away, his office needed to be cleaned to make room for the new chair. Uncannily left untouched, it seemed he had momentarily stepped out and was coming back. Even...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 75–89.
Published: 01 January 2010
... leading to the recovery of defining social or cultural norms. Of the emergence of philology in America, Lerer then writes: Both aspects of the philological tradition were central to the work of William Dwight Whitney (1827-94), professor of comparative philology and Sanskrit at Yale University from 1853...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 267–268.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Terese Lyons Copyright © 2010 The Trustees of Columbia University 2010 Terese Lyons EXEMPLARY MOMENTS: REMEMBERING MICHAEL RIFFATERRE N ew to the job and eager to learn all the scholarly ropes and prove my mettle to the still intimidating professor who had taken me on as his research...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 246–247.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Pierre Force Copyright © 2010 The Trustees of Columbia University 2010 Pierre Force REMARKS ON THE LIFE AND WORKS OF MICHAEL RIFFATERRE T he first thing to say is that Michael Riffaterre had the most brilliant career one could imagine. Ph.D. in 1955, full professor in 1964, appointed...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 37–50.
Published: 01 January 2010
... and Renaissance literature. Only a handful of articles over the first ten years extend into the seventeenth century and beyond. This of course reflects the nature of graduate training at the time as well as the individuals who were forming graduate students and future professors at the most prominent institutions...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 21–23.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Karen Sullivan Copyright © 2016 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2016 Note from Gita May Karen Sullivan In the Footsteps of Gita May In 1988, when I was in search of a dissertation topic to feel enthusiastic about, I took Gita May s course on Rousseau. Professor...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 147–161.
Published: 01 January 2013
... -ologies became -isms and -ics, the archives are laid bare and behind-the-scenes struggles are brought to the fore. Among the meaningful minutiae, we become privy to professional rivalries, personal jealousies, the case of a professor fired for domestic abuse, and two apparent suicides. Or as Antoine...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 266.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Steven Winspur Steven Winspur OF NECKTIES AND DOUGHNUTS (HOMAGE TO A REMARKABLE TEACHER) Every person is complex but perhaps no one appears more so than a masterful teacher in the eyes of students. Many things dazzled me when I was enrolled in Professor Riffaterre's stylistics class during my...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 269–270.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Inge Crosman Wimmers Copyright © 2010 The Trustees of Columbia University 2010 Inge Crosman Wimmers REMINISCENCES OF MICHAEL RIFFATERRE O ne of the first vivid memories that comes to mind when I remember Professor Riffaterre is a bright sunny day in the spring of 1968. I was crossing...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 51–66.
Published: 01 January 2010
... and was an autodidact who'd studied all sorts of languages all over Europe. He could have very well taught any kind of language when he was appointed associate professor for languages-and not Romance languages-to the newly founded University of Johns Hopkins in 1876.2 It took time for the discipline to emerge...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 250–252.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Carol Howard Copyright © 2010 The Trustees of Columbia University 2010 Carol Howard REMEMBRANCE OF MICHAEL RIFFATERRE I n 1994, Professor Riffaterre published in the journal New Literary History the essay "Intertextuality vs. Hypertextuality." In this essay, he argued that, by virtue...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (1): 98–99.
Published: 01 January 2006
... illedits have been included too. The various essays are arranged thenlatically, not chronologically, as the focus is less on the evolution of Professor Babilas's own ideas on Aragon, than on the latter's developnlent as a novelist and poet. Few scholars could resurrect with inlpunity, SOllle three to four...