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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 486–504.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Gemma Tidman Abstract This article explores the women’s interventions in an overlooked eighteenth-century quarrel about how to reform literary teaching in the boys’ collèges . It begins by introducing this quarrel, here called the querelle des collèges , that involved more than 120 actors, just 3...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 389–408.
Published: 01 December 2021
... “capable,” like her unmarried daughter, Catherine—to consider how women negotiated the challenges of legal quarreling. It analyzes the strategies des Roches employed, in her poetry and in her published correspondence, to avoid being perceived as quarrelsome, to bind her judicially influential addressees...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 452–469.
Published: 01 December 2021
... instead reveal Deshoulières’s engagement with the Quarrel of the Ancients and Moderns and the debates about the animal machine. While such interventions constituted an important strategy for making a name for herself, they are characterized by elusiveness. Although that elusiveness has been read...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 505–521.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Catriona Seth Abstract Right at the end of the eighteenth century, a famous poet, Ponce-Denis Écouchard Le Brun, denounced women writers and a literary dispute ensued. While it mobilized a number of authors, one poem stands out in accounts of the quarrel: Constance Pipelet’s “Épître aux femmes...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 437–451.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Lewis C. Seifert Abstract Starting from the premise that the study of quarrels—and especially those involving women—has much to gain by considering conflicts that do not involve an appeal to a public, this essay focuses on the case of Madeleine de Souvré, marquise de Sablé (1599–1678), who...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 363–371.
Published: 01 December 2021
..., such as controverse , dispute , guerre , or affaire , and which does not quite map semantically onto the English word quarrel —note that the English version of the querelle des Anciens et des Modernes is termed the “Battle of the Books”—was usually characterized by a series of similar features. It was normally...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 588–590.
Published: 01 May 2012
... inquiry, and that is what the seventeenth-century specialist Larry F. Norman, best known for his 1997 study The Public Mirror: Moliere and the Social Commerce of Depiction, does in his new account of France's Quarrel of the Ancients and Moderns (1687-1716). Upsetting the facile yet enduring view...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 522–536.
Published: 01 December 2021
... that was truer in Bayle’s late seventeenth-century Rotterdam than in the 1760s Paris is a matter of debate (on several occasions Bayle’s writing got him in trouble with the consistory, and his ongoing quarrel with Pierre Jurieu ended up costing him his teaching job; see Bost). But Bayle’s republic is delocalized...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 590–593.
Published: 01 May 2012
... the Quarrel but also for his skillful placement of the dispute in a wider historical context. Looking back in time, the author explains both the differences and the continuities between Renaissance thought and the Quarrel. Norman also adopts a proleptic view, showing the impact of the dispute...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 585–588.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Commerce of Depiction, does in his new account of France's Quarrel of the Ancients and Moderns (1687-1716). Upsetting the facile yet enduring view that GrecoRoman antiquity was uncritically received in early modernity, the author demonstrates that French readers in the seventeenth century began to perceive...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 211–226.
Published: 01 May 2008
..." (169). Joan Dejean has argued that Perrault defended the modernist position in the famous Quarrel of the Ancients and the Moderns by suggesting that "it was necessary to think, to judge, and to reason as a Woman" (67). Many critics have taken Perrault's defense of women, best displayed in his Apologie...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (2): 313–314.
Published: 01 September 2022
... Egalitarian Strangeness is Rancière’s quarrel with the highly deterministic account of inequality propounded by Pierre Bourdieu, whose acolyte Didier Eribon is central to the final chapter. Hughes provides a stimulating overview of that at-times vituperative antagonism. He might, however, have made more...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (1-2): 137–146.
Published: 01 January 2009
... is the extent to which certain reputations are inflated: this seems to be his main quarrel with the denizens of what he calls "the hall of false fame": Dostoevsky, Mann, Gide, Faukner, Stendhal, Balzac (who was, let us recall, the chief proponent of Stendhal in his time), James, Lawrence, Sartre. Rather than...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 639–654.
Published: 01 November 2010
... quarrel of the Ancients and the Moderns. In book 1, Count Lodovico da Canossa is chosen to describe the perfect courtier, and he identifies the essence of courtiership as "la grazia." The secret to grazia, in turn, is to avoid affectation in all forms of comportment, including speech: "Sara adunque il...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 430–439.
Published: 01 December 2020
... when the narrator mishears the early morning sounds outside his Paris window as the noise of a quarrel. “Il m’arrivait à Paris, dans ma chambre, d’entendre une dispute, presque une émeute, jusqu’a ce que j’eusse rapporté à sa cause, par exemple une voiture dont le roulement approchait, ce bruit dont...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 387–412.
Published: 01 November 2007
... it (Entre la vie et la mort, 1968, and "disent les imbeciles", 1976). Thus, in addition to itemising the main similarities between the fictional situations and forms of the two texts, the first part of the article will also examine the ways in which the apparently trivial quarrels over domestic space...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 400–404.
Published: 01 May 2008
... their involvement in the Quarrel of the Ancients and the Moderns and their direct or indirect involvement with Charles Perrault, the leader of the "modernist" side. The second part of this book provides a detailed and useful overview of the stylistic and thematic features of this corpus and draws frequent contrasts...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 135–151.
Published: 01 May 2007
... philosophical divides that throughout the ages have separated idealists and materialists, rationalists and empiricists, and so on. Could we not make the same gesture with regard to the quarrel between nominalists and realists with which I began? In fact, should we not argue that, for Borges, it is pragmatism...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 65–82.
Published: 01 January 2013
... frontispieces, no less) that listed him as its author but that he had not authorized. Moliere's fractious battles over his authorial image, his various constructions of an 68 MICHAEL CALL authorial identity or persona during his early career, and the quarrel over L'Ecole des femmes had accustomed him to using...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 493–512.
Published: 01 November 2009
... of this view, the Golden Age acquired a political dimension that drew on humanist ideals expressed during the Italian quarrel of the Ancients and Moderns-"une vision geopolitique de lettre independant, et non pas les reilleres de sujet d'un Btat national ou ecclesiastique" (Fumaroli 33). This vision...