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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 441–454.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Jane Gallop Abstract The author traces her reading of Barthes’s 1973 book, Le Plaisir du texte , over the last five decades. Examining her published writings on the book, she traces how it meshes with her critical attachments to psychoanalysis, feminism, and queer theory. Claiming it as a text...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 609–616.
Published: 01 December 2023
... and redeployed for other, alternative, and queerer ends. This was not an easy project to write. As Todd Reeser’s recent “ État Présent of LGBTQ Studies” shows, queer theory’s flows are often unidirectional. Queer theorization on French studies topics—writing that seeks to push the boundaries of queer theory...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 145–147.
Published: 01 January 2010
... there to the feminist critique offered by, for example, Gayle Rubin, another easy transition. The fact of medievalists coming late to feminism makes their scholarship virtually contemporary with the rise of queer theory, and this in turn has meant that many of the earliest writings on feminism by medievalists...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (4): 474–476.
Published: 01 November 2004
... reveals how the sexual body became the main feature of decadent dandyism, thereby forwarding the discussion around the dandy considerably. However, although the focus on the sexual body links this discussion inevitably with queer theory, Klee virtually omits a queer perspective. Despite quoting authors...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 409–412.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of French studies, but also those in the broader fields of queer theory and cultural studies, have much to learn from Lucey's precise and historically detailed analyses of the relations among literary, social, and political fields. And even the" feminist" provocation his work produces is a testament to its...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 571–574.
Published: 01 November 2009
... thickness and specificity to the Foucauldian truism that the modern subject is a sexual subject. Not only scholars in the field of French studies, but also those in the broader fields of queer theory and cultural studies, have much to learn from Lucey's precise and historically detailed analyses...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 141–144.
Published: 01 January 2010
... the category "woman" as in "woman writer"-and it 2. New York: Routledge, 1990. RESPONSE TO JANE GALLOP 143 generated the conditions in which queer theory could develop and flourish, sometimes at the expense of and in conflict with feminism. In addition, instead of theorizing the differences between women...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 253–274.
Published: 01 May 2013
... sexual deviance, and she opposes theories of hermeneutic slipperiness 22. Karma Lochrie sees antiphrasis as a queer reading strategy and remarks that Christine celebrated the "spirit of antiphrasis, in which the artist resists representation through reductionism, diminishing its tyranny and stripping...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 601–608.
Published: 01 December 2023
... The common elements? Literature and language. However, as these departments have evolved with the times, greater emphasis has been put on interdisciplinarity —expanding from philology and literature to include history; gender, queer, and race theories; anthropology; art history; cinema studies; sound...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (1): 51–69.
Published: 01 January 2007
... Sex/Different Text? Gay and Lesbian Writing in French, 9 (March 1997): 206-07); Lawrence R. Schehr, "A Queer Theory Approach: Gender and Genre in Old Goriot," in Michal Peled Ginsburg, Ed. Teaching Balzac's Old Goriot (NY: MLA, 2000) 119, 123. Whatever the case, a reading of Tristan's text recalls...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (1): 103–124.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of the place of normative desires and practices such as commitment, marriage, child-rearing, and monogamy with queer couples, looking especially at Maggie Nelson’s novel The Argonauts . At stake in the “ontology of the couple” within queer theory debates is not so much a refusal or elimination of the couple...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 579–582.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Kevin Kopelson David Caron . My Father and I: The Marais and the Queerness of Community . Ithaca : Cornell University Press , 2009 . Pp. 267 . Copyright © 2009 The Trustees of Columbia University 2009 BOOK REVIEWS 579 Hamilton tells us that one casualty of Locke's thought...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 31–33.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Anne Herrmann Copyright © 2017 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2017 Anne Herrmann QUEER COUPLINGS Several years ago, shortly ­after I retired from the University of Michigan and moved to Seattle, Ross wrote me a letter. It was written, in part, in response...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 75–89.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., Francophone, Post-colonial Studies"? One look at the tortured efforts to define a position in the MLA job listings makes clear how fragmented our domain has become. We now talk in terms of subspecialties-Feminist studies, Francophone, queer theory, poststructural theory (does anyone still do pre-structuralist...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 575–579.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., as the fourth chapter shows: Descartes identifies matter with extension in space and grounds his philosophy in the processes of the mind; Pascal insists on the accidental nature of interpretation; Newton's theories lay the foundation for a purely secular understanding of nature; finally, Locke both reverses...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 199–213.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Homotextualities. Gay Signatures: Gay and Lesbian Theory, Fiction and Film in France, 1945-1995. Ed. Owen Heathcote, Alex Hughes, and James S. Williams. Oxford: Berg, 1998. 113 29. Heterographies. Oxford: Berg, 2000. Johnson, Colin R. Just Queer Folks: Gender and Sexuality in Rural America. Philadelphia: Temple...
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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 1–14.
Published: 01 January 2019
... entury s philosophizing about friendship while the latter announces that of the ­century to come. Certainly, t­here is no doubt that the theory of the sentiments found in the Génie exerted an enormous influence on the Romantics of the subsequent four dec­ ades, and that when they discussed friendship...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (2): 293–299.
Published: 01 September 2022
... enslavement, Deleuze’s theory of masochism as brokered submission, Butler’s theory of subjection as the ground of agency” (215), maps a great deal of common ground between the premodern world and contemporary queer-feminist criticism. It helped me better understand the relationship between the male players...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 341–359.
Published: 01 September 2023
... view this experience through the lens of Bruno Latour’s actor-network theory, as a network of mutual affects generated between human and nonhuman “actants,” and in relation to quantum physicist Karen Barad’s reflections on the entangled nature of human and material phenomena. Latour’s and Barad’s...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 227–234.
Published: 01 January 2010
... course of my academic career), as well as both semesters of Theory of Literature, and then all the seminars he offered while I was in residence: Baudelaire; Rimbaud; Surrealism; Balzac. The titles of these seminars were never more specific than the name of the author or movement in question, which...