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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 117–121.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Suzanne Jill Levine Suzanne Jill Levine BORGES: 'THE READER' IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY I gladly accepted Dominique Jullien's invitation last year to edit an homageto Borges on the twentieth anniversary of his death, June 14 1986. I first entered the Borgesian labyrinth via One Hundred Years...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 107–109.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Kristin Ross Copyright © 2014 The Trustees of Columbia University 2014 Kristin Ross PHIL WATTS, READER OF RANCIERE The title given to my remarks in the program, which I've kept here, is abit misleading, for I am not going to try to situate Phil Watts among the interpreters of jacques Ranciere...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (4): 369–386.
Published: 01 November 2002
...Jerry C. Nash Copyright © 2002 The Trustees of Columbia University 2002 Jerry C. Nash FICTIONAL EVIL AND THE READER'S SEDUCTION: RABELAIS'S CREATIONS OF "L'ESPRIT MALING" Among other readers of Fran~ois Rabelais, Robert Griffin and M. A.Screech have written convincingly on the subject of evil...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 106–127.
Published: 01 May 2020
... to its laws while adopting varying solutions for communicating ontological contentions to readers. figure 3. Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, fr. 216, fol. 289. Animals. figure 3. Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, fr. 216, fol. 289. Animals. Copyright © 2020 by the Trustees...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 24–38.
Published: 01 May 2021
... into question on account of the inclusion in the literary text of what readers and editors considered to be commentary. Even though in the second half of the nineteenth century the editors began recognizing the divisions’ rightful place within the libello ’s text, they continued—operating within the centuries...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 189–212.
Published: 01 September 2021
... that their contemporary readers would doubtless have recognized. In considering some of these various invocations in terms of a larger dialogue between this pair of influential authors, surprising intersections emerge that complicate our current conceptions of the relationship between Balzac’s and Sand’s works...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 305–320.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Cary Hollinshead-Strick Abstract If the idea of cuisine invites readers to an elite place of appreciation, as Priscilla Ferguson has shown, comparing newspapers to leftovers and subsistence food is a move designed to generate suspicion. Nineteenth-century authors wary of press innovations compared...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 336–358.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... Examining an overlooked corpus of primary school readers and textbooks, I show that food and cooking provided object lessons imparting practical and scientific knowledge to enlighten the masses, and textbooks canonized regional specialties as part of a new national geographic consciousness. At the same time...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 103–126.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., AND TYPOGRAPHIC STANDARDIZATION In the archive of fan mail addressed to Jean- Jacques Rousseau by avid readers of La Nouvelle Héloïse following its 1761 publication, Pierre Gallot s letter, dated August 5, 1764, stands out as exemplary of the traits normally assigned to this corpus. So much so, in fact...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 195–199.
Published: 01 January 2015
...- memorating an individual act of reading or in conventions of illumination, formatting and glossing seen across large manuscript corpora, medieval manu- script books frequently bear signs of readers' engagement with the texts they contain, beginning with the scribes and artists responsible for giving form...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (3): 349–352.
Published: 01 May 2000
... opens his argument with an observation that the readers of Flaubert and of his Correspondance know quite well: in Flaubert's works the importance of the implicit is such that the dessus (surface) and the dessous (depth) of the text "complement each other," challenging "traditional mime- sis" (1...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (1-2): 81–90.
Published: 01 January 2002
... the concept of the archilecteur in a context never studied by Riffaterre, that of literary obscenity trials, with a view toward construing the function of the government as reader in such trials as similar to that of the archilecteur. I conclude by proposing a historically inflected reading...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (1-2): 7–13.
Published: 01 January 2002
... a term brevetted mostly by French literary theory. But at the same time I cannot but recognize how much this concept, especially when thinking of the works of Michael Riffaterre, is attuned to the American way of understanding literature by having a direct impact on the everyday reader in a given socio...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 413–418.
Published: 01 May 2014
... in the Belle BOOK REVIEWS Epoque, suggests, the current North American debates about women's need to find balance between their professional and personal lives have a long history.1 This book is an illuminating study of a community of women readers and writers in France in 1901-11. Scholars who study women...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 206–211.
Published: 01 January 2015
.... This imbalance may well be inevitable; one certainly can make the case that the Aeneid is the most important of the Virgil poems read by French Renaissance readers, or that Renaissance readers thought it so. This said, the reader might feel some disproportion. Not every- thing here covers new ground: the ideas...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (1-2): 185–199.
Published: 01 January 2002
... stage of the hermeneutic process, the sub- tilitas applicandi, 2 and that stage is manifest only within the reader, thus his- torically localized and defined. It remains outside of the text because it is the nature of the text to transcend or survive such localizations. Furthermore, theory's aim, to go...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 439–464.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of authorial poverty ostensibly guides our focus onto the experiences of writers, its influence and overarching significance must actually inhere in the ability of "consumers"-playhouse spectators and especially for our purposes, readers-to decipher the appeals that the images made and, in turn, to respond...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (3): 355–361.
Published: 01 May 2001
... in the seventeenth century" (Xii). Among its central concerns is the exploration of the picaresque genre. Along with other discourses of poverty the discourse of the picaresque also deals with issues of relief and reform, and one of the chief aims of Cruz's study is to give readers insight into the "cultural...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (1-2): 111–121.
Published: 01 January 2002
... hands through a hierarchical dynamic which forces the reader to rec- ognize its predominance over every other thing it is set against-which is to say, all the complex, haphazard images of "reality" that disparate readers (rea- sonably or not) conjure up in front of the text-images which Riffaterre tends...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 293–295.
Published: 01 January 2010
... the strongest, self-assured readers to tears through the force and forcefulness of his arguments. I refer here to those unhappy few who either despaired over their lack of comparable interpretive prowess while working in the comfort of their own studies at home; or who, instead, stood trembling from head...