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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 253–275.
Published: 01 January 2017
...François-Nicolas Vozel Copyright © 2017 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2017 François-Nicolas Vozel L ÉTÉ 80, OR THE BOOK WITHOUT QUALITIES: DURAS, MUSIL, LYOTARD, AND THE DISCOVERY OF L ÉCRITURE COURANTE Introduction: wandering in the real In 1980, a­ fter...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 505–521.
Published: 01 December 2021
....” A study of the timeline shows that this was not in fact part of the original exchanges and that its central role is due on the one hand to a retrospective delineation of the events by a woman poet with a vested interest and, on the other, to its ambition and quality. The case poses several questions...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 575–579.
Published: 01 November 2009
... event. The opening pages of the book draw our attention to the double meaning of "accident" in Aristotle's philosophy: the term sumbebekos refers to unexpected events, but also distinguishes mutable or inessential qualities of a thing from its defining essence or substance. Setting out to study...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (3-4): 465–484.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., spurred by the desire to attenuate, abstract, or abolish the empirical referent. This abstractionist quality is integral to the interart project of the later nineteenth century, in particular the modern movement that forms in the wake of Baudelaire and Manet.2 The aesthetics of Whistler, Mallarme...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 106–127.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of elements and elemental qualities in the Livre recalls Latour’s caution that we should not use Ockham’s razor to limit the number of beings or to reduce the range of agents. We should instead sketch a network in full, including invisible forces and technologies ( Inquiry 212). A variety of elemental...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 392–407.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Malcolm . Proust among the Stars . London : HarperCollins , 1998 . Coble Kelly . “ Authenticity in Robert Musil’s Man without Qualities .” Philosophy and Literature 29 ( 2005 ): 337 – 48 . Curtius Ernst Robert . Marcel Proust , translated by Pierhal Armand . Paris...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (3): 331–348.
Published: 01 May 2001
... treats in these less-studied poems range from the linguistic and intellectual qualities of poetry, to the everyday behavior of poets, and, at times, the lyrical qualities of certain poets, who may be real or imagined. This collection reflects a more mature Lope, who had progressed from his early...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 65–86.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of medical drugs. As explained in Galen’s De simplicium medicamentorum (bk. 5, chap. 1), drugs can have an effect on the body thanks to their primary qualities (as in a hot beverage that will warm up the body), or the combination of qualities (as in a particular herb whose complexio , once assimilated...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (1): 109–114.
Published: 01 January 2006
... the ethno-religious origins of Inythology in order to distinguish it froln the "literary ITIyth." The two share many qualities, but the lnyth is unique in that it is anonynl011s, collective, and held to be true. It explains our condition by evoking ancient rites froln forgotten times, contains certain...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 3–5.
Published: 01 January 2014
... and Columbia's Maison Franc;aise on September 9, 2013, Phil's colleagues and friends wanted to pay tribute to him not only for his unparalleled human qualities, but also in recognition of his life as a scholar. We did not want his humility, generosity, tact, and sense of humor to eclipse his work as teacher...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (3): 245–258.
Published: 01 May 2001
... that the gestural language he describes in L'Essai sur 1'0rigine des langues displays qualities of both langue and langage. It depends less on conventions than does langue; in regard to the message's diffusion, factors of time and distance are considerably reduced; the message itself does not 11. Jean-Jacques...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 206–211.
Published: 01 January 2015
... and antecedents, the structure of the Decameron, etc.-these subjects are united by a central concern: the "middleness" of Boccaccio, of his age and of his great masterpiece. Given Rebhorn's insistence on the intermediate nature of Boccaccio's Decameron-its distinctive quality of straddling "two ages without being...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 585–587.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Roland Barthes and bloggers that he did to Otto Frank; these qualities are utterly characteristic of Lejeune's scholarship throughout the book. Lejeune's investment is not just in the diaries of extraordinary individuals; he is also wonderfully attentive to the ways that private citizens affect culture...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (3): 355–361.
Published: 01 May 2001
... with the (poor) specimen of malehood, Lamartine. These less convincing aspects of the book do not however affect the overall quality of the research, the clarity of its presentation or the persuasiveness of its general arguments. The weakness lies in some of the details. With more judicious editing...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 579–582.
Published: 01 November 2009
... was "the awareness of the complex interrelation between accidental qualities and accidental events that had developed from Aristotelian theories" (117), but he states a few pages later that Locke's theory of the mind "brings together the double signification of accident as both quality and event" (127). These points...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 103–126.
Published: 01 January 2016
... worthiness: the high quality of the editions he acquired; the care he took to bind and maintain them (in a time when binding was largely the responsibility of the book s owner rather than its publisher or seller); or conversely, loving wear and tear, or margins filled with notes, reflecting his devoted...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (1): 125–140.
Published: 01 May 2023
....” But the quality of aloneness is strange—“that is how the soul is alone, not solitary, but with another, within calling distance of the other” (247). Immanence and distance entangle, much as they do in theological attempts to locate divinity. The title of Nancy’s essay cites a citation—a particularly direct way...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 249–263.
Published: 01 May 2009
...) As this passage makes clear, Graffigny consciously undermines stereotypical representations of Inca cultural identity, foregrounding Zilia's singular subjectivity instead by emphasizing her cultural agency (her literary "style") and intellectual qualities (her "thoughts as opposed to an alleged Peruvian naivety...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (3): 277–296.
Published: 01 May 2001
..." 35). But before exploring Sarraute's uses of the liquid and the slimy in several of her novels throughout the '40s, '50s, and '60s (where they are most palpable), I will briefly summarize Sartre's conception of these qualities, which is illustrated most explicitly in La Nausee (1938) and L'Etre et Ie...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (3): 473–491.
Published: 01 December 2022
... faced with two incompatible sources of image projection for understanding existence: the lustrous silk and bright summer nights. Syntactical parallelism works here to turn the nights into a doublet for the clothing. The desired qualities of warmth and light borrowed from the starry skies no longer...