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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 91–109.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Maurice Samuels Copyright © 2019 The Trustees of Columbia University 2019 Maurice Samuels FRIENDSHIP AND BETRAYAL: THE DUCHESSE DE BERRY, SIMON DEUTZ, AND MODERN FRANCE S FIRST ANTI-­SEMITIC AFFAIR At 5:30 p.m. on November 6, 1832, police agents raided the ­house at No. 3, rue Haute-d­ u-C­...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (3-4): 485–501.
Published: 01 May 2011
... best-selling 1886 anti-Semitic treatise La France juive, the passage also inevitably recalled a central argument of Drumont's polemic, one he had not invented but that he probably did more than anyone to propagate: namely, that the Franco-Prussian War had unleashed on France a hoard of German Jews bent...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (2): 169–184.
Published: 01 March 2006
... gagne aux bienfaits que les progres de la civilisation et de la liberte ont amenes que son epoux" (69). According to Leon Poliakov, the oedipal logic of anti-semitism decrees that if the male Jew threatens castration, the Jewish woman, deprived of the phallus, becomes not only innocuous, but "son...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 333–352.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of the political spectrum: Louis Aragon and Louis-Ferdinand Celine. In both Aragon's defense of the socialist realist novel and Celine's anti-Semitic pamphlets, the reference to the two hundred families serves a double purpose. On the one hand, it represents a politically populist gesture, aligning the author...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (3-4): 295–303.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., universalism, republicanism, secularism, and socialism that have long represented France's unique contribution to the fight against antisemitism. Bell, too, stresses ideological nuance rather than simple opposition: Anti-anti-Semitism created a new, roving category of imperial perception. While indebted...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 279–305.
Published: 01 May 2009
... for Jewish men, whose deviant sexual and gender identity was a standard theme of both anti-Semitic discourse and works on sexology, including, as we have seen, Dubarry's. The Dreyfus Affair evoked yet another equivalence even more ubiquitous in France: "Jews=Germans." French anti-Semitism consistently...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (2): 233–252.
Published: 01 March 2005
...," but the elements of his argument are already present in the discours d'ouverture that he presented when he was appointed lecturer in Semitic languages to the College de France in 1862. Islaln, Renan argues there (and his understanding of Islamic culture is ruthlessly monolithic; it is always Islam tout court), has...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 11–47.
Published: 01 January 2012
... plaisir coudre ensemble un drame erotique et une epopee burlesque" (81). The Romanic Review Volume 103 Numbers 1-2 © The Trustees of Columbia University 12 CARLOS HEUSCH or as an alias for "Aben Roi a marginalized Semite, seems to have become a sort of commonplace that, I believe, must be further explored...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (2): 300–309.
Published: 01 September 2022
...: in Jefferson’s terms, “his air of gentle reticence was belied by a passionate opposition to all manifestations of anti-Semitism and his equally passionate defense of immigrants” (93). A deep, stable mutual affection, their kindred political views, as well as their strong interest in literature, united him...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 457–464.
Published: 01 May 2003
... school as the "dirty Jew," not by the "niggers," but by the "crackers," the "red necks," the "white trash." For if this was the South of Reconstruction, it was also the pre-Civil Rights South, where bigotry, racism, and anti-Semitism still ran rampant. Nor was it only the kids in the schoolyard who...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 461–482.
Published: 01 May 2006
... of moral obligation (6-7 Reading the riddle in terms of Giosue's own development, it might be said that the father's game, although at first shielding the boy from reality, did, in retrospect, teach him some serious "moral lessons" about perseverance and anti-Semitism. The solution to the riddle still...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 539–541.
Published: 01 November 2007
... implemented a whole range of degrading, oppressive, and anti-Semitic measures, only to also annex, in 1942, the allegedly ...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (1): 117–119.
Published: 01 January 2005
... are of contemporary interest since the fall of the Berlin wall, France is still a country divided by strong ideologies, as the rise of the Front National and the increase of anti-Semitic and racist attacks show. The problem of whether to write "litterature engagee" is also still present, particularly among...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 111–114.
Published: 01 January 2010
... as from Latin studies, but also from other frequently neglected cultural studies regarding Semitic cultures, indigenous cultures from the Americas and Asia, etc. I think that the future of Romance studies is likewise manifold, but for that to happen we must identify not only what is Romance in the non...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 541–544.
Published: 01 November 2007
... that cut France into two parts, Germany implemented a whole range of degrading, oppressive, and anti-Semitic measures, only to also annex, in 1942, the allegedly 54 2 BOOK REVIEWS free republic of the Vichy regime. After the war, it was France who, as member of the victorious allied forces and one...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 91–96.
Published: 01 January 2014
.... The term "Vichy" in this work covered the question of representations of the Petain regime and of the French state, the memory of various forms of collaboration with the Nazi occupiers during the Second World War, and the confrontation of the national conscience with the knowledge that French anti-Semitism...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (3-4): 503–519.
Published: 01 May 2011
... and money to the crash of the Union Generale Bank.4 Numerous scholars have discussed 3. On the origins of the new socialist antisemitism in France, see Sternhell. 4. Ernest Renan, the respected author of La Vie de Jesus, had described the distinctions between Aryans and Semites as early as 1848 and would...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 69–86.
Published: 01 January 2014
... by Goebbels financed not only blatantly anti-Semitic propaganda films like The Jew Suss or The Eternal Jew, but also-indeed, primarily-entertainment and escape fare in the form of musical comedies, sentimental love stories, and costume dramas that presented a glorious vision of Germany's past.27 This is one...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (3-4): 391–409.
Published: 01 May 2011
... in Verite "is so unrelenting as to figure as no more than the flipside of his adversaries' anti-Semitism" (246). Now it should be noted that there are moments in the novel when the author himself seems concerned to explore this impasse and its consequences; the untrustworthiness of political buzzwords...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 115–122.
Published: 01 January 2010
... a series of collaborationist and anti-Semitic articles as a young journalist in Belgium during World War II. To be sure, the de Man controversy occupies a central place in Testimony: Crises of Witnessing in Literature, Psychoanalysis, and History, authored by Felman in conjunction with the psychiatrist...