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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 May 2021
... rivers. Between intertextuality and linguistic echo, Francesco Marco Aresu’s work in general has relied on a philological care among both Latin and vernacular texts that far outpaces his still young career. His kind of study, here of the possible resonance of Quintus Ennius in the episode of Bertran...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 158–180.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., a place where he, accompanied by Vergil and Statius (“lo dotore”) will—still on the other side of the river Lethe—address Matelda, who will teach him about the rivers of Eden. The preceding instruction in the space planned in the left column on c. 46r simply tells the illuminator “paradiso deliciar(um...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 227–233.
Published: 01 January 2004
... in the landscape of my past more secretly, more sumptuously colored than any other-a sanctuary that remains forever attached to my earliest notions of excursion, leisure, and rural holiday. Its most singular feature seemed to be that the Evre, like certain legendary rivers of Africa, had neither source nor delta...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (3): 289–311.
Published: 01 May 2000
... the perspectival mastery of traditional narrative. In fact, Triptyque's references to the physiological phenomena of vision continuously cut into the optimistic conception of transparent visuality that sustains mimetic theories of representation. At one point, a trout in a river is described: [ ] la truite file...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 517–554.
Published: 01 May 2006
... referring to "una parola tremante" and "una goccia del gran fiume." The latter image is striking not so much for the quite obvious reference to the river as a symbol of 12. Published first in Paola Montefoschi (a cura di), Ungaretti nella casa del Manzoni, Prefazione di Giancarlo Vigorelli, Note e saggio...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 223–242.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., and disciplinary frontiers. We also relate this historical inquiry to the current patterns of north-south globalization. Just as China had a trade connection with the Hooghly, the river on which Chandernagor sits, predating European colonialism, and was therefore tangential to it, so also China's current role...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (3): 351–355.
Published: 01 May 2001
... of mis-seeing and mis-hearing would be the representation of the maternal acoustic mirror, for since Narcissus is born of a river god and a river, the fact that he is in love with an image reflected in water would signify a confusion between the self and the mother, as well as a desire for return...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (3): 331–348.
Published: 01 May 2001
... language of their new school of poetry. Gongora is thus a master who has spawned offspring which try to arrogate his uniqueness but fail in doing so. Gongora is the "cisne" (1) whose song illumines not only the "Betis", or Guadalquivir River, but also the intangible space of Spanish poetry as a whole. He...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 288–291.
Published: 01 January 2010
... waded in the icy rivers, caught crayfish, made huts out of the gorse, built pyramids with the stones left over from so many gallo-roman ruins-, sat in shepherds' huts watching the sheep, buttered huge slices of the tourtes of dark bread and covered them in coarse salt and chives. We walked the steep...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 3–4.
Published: 01 January 2017
... by some breath the body seemed to live and multiply. And then strange ­music drifted through the air like winds or river ­water or the rhythmic fall of grain threshed by the winnower. The forms grew indistinct as in a dream or canvas half begun which the painte­ r s brush completes through memory...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 361–376.
Published: 01 May 2003
..., emerges from several French Caribbean novels. In effect, male authors tend to focus on the role played by mornes in marronnisme-a literary portrayal of maroons that owes little to historywhile women writers, Conde in particular, are more aware of the mornes as life-giving topoi where rivers are born...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 329–343.
Published: 01 May 2003
... d'analogie se tisse entre personnages et paysage. Le recit fait du paysage une metaphore des personnages et reciproquement, ce qui explique l'arrivee de la "silhouette furtive" sortant du parking. Le micro-recit de la scene spatiale se superpose a la mise en relief du fleuve, la Charles River, qui cree...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 277–292.
Published: 01 January 2017
... 281 une sorte de bras mort, ou de méandre coupé, séparé de la route par une banquette herbue plantée de quelques arbres. (25) Or at another moment when the narrator fixates on the Loire river s current, whose movement is only slightly visi­­ble on the surface, and upon which one can see: différentes...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 217–234.
Published: 01 January 2011
... for help. Attempting to cross the river on thin ice, Sergeant Fran~ois Bourgogne cried out: "Camarade, je vous en prie en me donnant une main, vous me sauvez la vie!-Comment voulez-vous, me dit-il, que je vous donne une main? Je n'en ai plus! Mais, reprit-il, si vous pouvez saisir du pan de mon manteau, je...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 387–388.
Published: 01 May 2013
... that engage with environmental history: Balf's "La Ninfe Bievre" (about the river's pollution by chemicals used by the Gobelin family of dyers) and Ronsard's "Elegie XIII" (about the selling off and destruction of the Gatine forest). Situating these poems in their literary-historical and political context...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 219–226.
Published: 01 January 2004
...-that create a physical tension which interacts with the plot development. In Les Eaux etroites it is the Evre, the little river traveled by boat, which becomes the focal point where all the lines converge, a lifeline which can never be fully explored because there is no beginning and no end since a dam...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 135–151.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., a river. The unending and irrecuperable river of Heraclitus. Pragmatism does not seek to restrain or attenuate the richness of the world; it wants to keep growing like the world. ("Nota preliminar" 11-12) Whether this version of the "unending and irrecuperable river of Heraclitus," fountain of true...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 279–305.
Published: 01 May 2009
... led some (notably Arendt) to accuse Proust of trivializing the political. But it is more usefully interpreted as a strategy that enables him to examine, among other things, the ways social prejudices ramify through the political sphere. J.E. Rivers, for example, reads the campaign against Charlus...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (1): 51–71.
Published: 01 January 2006
... land,! country of high plateaus, rocks and barren plains,! of fields without plows, pools, or groves;/ crunlbling cities, roads without inns,! and boors who stare but cannot dance or sing/ and who still, leaving the dying hearth fires, got like your long rivers, castile, towards the sea! (" A orillas...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 45–48.
Published: 01 January 2017
... him with the sense that ­there might be something like a reasonable mix of meaning in our world: something between the vast expanses of the sky meeting a river meeting an ocean (la mer mêlée au soleil) and the hollow in your hands where you hold a book, where ­you re convinced ­there must...