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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 103–126.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Geoffrey Turnovsky Copyright © 2016 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2016 The Romanic Review Volume 107 Numbers 1 4 © The Trustees of Columbia University Crying into Print Geoffrey Turnovsky CRYING INTO PRINT: SENTIMENTAL READING, SPIRITUAL EXALTATION...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 13–16.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Dominique Jullien The Romanic Review Volume 107 Numbers 1 4 © The Trustees of Columbia University Gita May s Vigée Le Brun Dominique Jullien ON REAdING GITA MAy s lAsT bOOK When Gita May retired from Columbia in 2006, around the same time I had left Columbia for UC Santa Barbara, she published her...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (1-2): 77–88.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Robert Ziegler Copyright © 2000 The Trustees of Columbia University 2000 Robert Ziegler TAKING THE WORDS RIGHT OUT OF HIS MOUTH: FROM VENTRILOQUISM TO SYMBOL-READING IN J.-K. HUYSMANS Since Laurence Porter took critics to task in 1987 for "ignoring the pre-oedipal level" (52) of Huysmans...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (4): 459–479.
Published: 01 November 2000
...Lisa Goldfarb Copyright © 2000 The Trustees of Columbia University 2000 Lisa Goldfarb FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE: A MUSICAL READING OF VALERY'S "PROFUSION DU SOIR" Un poeme est pour moi un etat d'une suite d'elaborations. Ceux que j'ai publies sont ames yeux de productions arretees par des...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (1-2): 57–67.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Françoise Meltzer Franfoise Meltzer RUPTURE AND THE LIMITS OF READING Explication of texts is really a machine for taming a work -Michael Riffaterre, Textual Production Roland Barthes famously remarked that 1848 is a site of rupture not onlyin French history, but also in the French novel. After...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 215–233.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Dorothea Heitsch Copyright © 2009 The Trustees of Columbia University 2009 Dorothea Heitsch READING LEONE EBREO'S DIALOGHI D'AMORE: PONTUS DE TYARD, LOUISE LABE, AND OLIVIER DE MAGNY Avec raison donq non seulement l'inferieur ayme et desire de se unir avec Ie superieur, mais encor Ie...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 261–279.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Catherine Nesci Abstract This essay builds on Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson’s pioneering inquiry on reading and writing Paris as the site of a democratizing and modernizing process and, more specifically, on her approach to Jules Vallès’s “performance of politics” in Le Tableau de Paris...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 213–234.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Geoffrey Turnovsky Abstract Régis Sauder’s touching 2011 documentary, Nous, Princesses de Clèves , which follows a group of Marseille high school students over the course of a year as they read La Fayette’s novel while preparing for the Baccalauréat exams, juxtaposes two distinct types of reading...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 189–212.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... Reflecting on the dialogical generation of meaning, I trace the ways in which reading Balzac and Sand together reveals a complex and continuing conversation between the two authors about similarity, difference, and the dialectical nature of identity. This ongoing intertextual exchange, I argue, helps us see...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 109–127.
Published: 01 January 2011
...David Georgi Copyright © 2011 The Trustees of Columbia University 2011 David Georgi READING THE SIGNS IN VILLON: PUNS, PROPER NAMES, AND IMPLIED LANGUAGE THEORY IN THE LAIS V illon's Lais quickly announces itself as the last will and testament of apoor scholar named Fran<;ois Villon...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 103–106.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Richard J. Golsan Copyright © 2014 The Trustees of Columbia University 2014 Richard]. Go/san READING PHIL WATTS ON LES BIENVEILLANTES L ast fall I asked Vincent Debaene to share Phil Watts's book proposal,Remnants of Tragedy, with me. The title Remnants of Tragedy had also been the title...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 97–101.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Vincent Debaene Copyright © 2014 The Trustees of Columbia University 2014 Vincent Debaene READING (WITH) PHILIP WATTS Quatre des cinq textes qui suivent ont ete prononces Ie samedi 8 mars2014, ala Maison Fran~aise de Columbia University, lors d'une session d'hommages aPhil Watts, qui s'est...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 225–236.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Efraín Kristal Efrain Kristal UNREQUITED SUBLIMATIONS: BORGES READS SPINOZA The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy cites Jorge Luis Borges-alongwith Wordsworth, Coleridge, Heine, George Eliot, and George Sand, Somerset Maugham, and Bernard Malamud-as creative writers influenced by Baruch Spinoza...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 590–593.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Lauren Walsh Visible Writings: Cultures, Forms, Readings . Edited by Marija Dalbello and Mary Shaw . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers UP , 2011 . Pp. 356 . Copyright © 2012 The Trustees of Columbia University 2012 59° BOOK REVIEWS responded by asserting poetry's autonomy from...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 463–465.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Thomas Dodman Maria C. Scott , Empathy and the Strangeness of Fiction. Readings in French Realism ( Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press , 2020 ). 284 pp. ISBN: 9781474463034. Copyright © 2020 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2020...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 257–276.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Catherine Witt Copyright © 2011 The Trustees of Columbia University 2011 Catherine Witt GENIUS AND DECREPITUDE: BAUDELAIRE READS CHATEAUBRIAND C'est une belle chose, mon ami, que les voyages; mais il faut avoir perdu son pere, sa mere, ses enfants, ses amis, ou n'en avoir jamais eu, pour...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 265–278.
Published: 01 May 2009
... in similar fashion to the traditionally more prestigious senses of sight and hearing. Sight con- tinues to exert its supremacy as the indispensable companion to postmodern cultural artefacts. Whether it is read as malevolent (the penetrative, consuming gaze), beneficent (the seductive shock of colour, shape...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 106–127.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Luke Sunderland Abstract This essay offers an encounter with Bruno Latour’s account of ontological pluralism by way of a close reading of the Livre des propriétés des choses , Jean Corbechon’s fourteenth-century French translation of Bartholomaeus Anglicus’s encyclopedia. Engagement with Latour’s...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 8–26.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Miranda Griffin Abstract This essay focuses on the recurrent metaphor of a painstaking journey in Bruno Latour’s An Inquiry into Modes of Existence and the ways in which it can be deployed as a reading of the world. I use this metaphor to scrutinize the transmission, in manuscript Chantilly, Musée...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 378–391.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Andrew Holleran Abstract “The Invalid” is an autobiographical account of one American novelist’s reading Proust over the course of his life. After the initial impact of encountering Remembrance of Things Past as a young soldier in 1968 Germany, he is forced to wonder: Did Proust bring the novel...