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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 279–305.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Erin G. Carlston Erin G. Carlston GERMAN VICES: SEXUAL/LINGUISTIC INVERSIONS IN FIN-DE-SIECLE FRANCE I n 1896, the prolific French author and journalist Armand Dubarry pub-lished the novel Les I nvertis (Le Vice allemand), one in a series entitled "Les desequilibres de l'amour" that Dubarry...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (2): 185–200.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Peter Cryle Copyright © 2006 The Trustees of Columbia University 2006 Peter eryle THE OPEN SECRET: HIDING AND REVEALING SEXUALITY IN THE ROMAN DE MCEURS (1880-1905) M ichel Foucault distinguished famously in the first volume of his Historyof Sexuality between ars erotica as an initiatory art...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 409–412.
Published: 01 May 2009
... piece maitresse dans l'engrenage complexe du roman balzacien. (CHRISTELE COULEAU, Universite Paris 13) Michael Lucey. Never Say I: Sexuality and the First Person in Colette, Gide, and Proust. Durham: Duke University Press, 2006. Pp. 321. Michael Lucey's 2006 book, Never Say I, pursues political...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 571–574.
Published: 01 November 2009
.... Never Say I: Sexuality and the First Person in Colette, Gide, and Proust. Durham: Duke University Press, 2006. Pp. 321. Michael Lucey's 2006 book, Never Say I, pursues political and sociological questions about sexuality opened up in Lucey's earlier studies of Balzac (The Misfit of the Family, 2003...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 260–287.
Published: 01 September 2020
... pornographie to designate these sexually explicit publications. Reviving an esoteric word, the press redeployed it with a new meaning and a (concocted) origin narrative that highlighted both the word’s “newness” and Zola’s place in the “new” genre it designated. This reinvention and deployment of the word were...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 483–496.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Nathalie Morello Copyright © 2010 The Trustees of Columbia University 2010 Nathalie Morello LA VIE SEXUELLE DE CATHERINE M.: A CASE OF PERSONAL TRUTH OR CREATIVE DARE?1 I n the last twenty years, France has witnessed a noticeable, and indeed muchnoticed, rapid expansion of sexually explicit...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 199–213.
Published: 01 January 2016
... is known for books, fictional and autobiographical to vary-ing degrees (Ravages, Thérèse et Isabelle, La Bâtarde), that include scenes recounting in detail sexual relations between women. Her books also include accounts of her unrequited love for a series of gay men (including Maurice Sachs, Jean Genet...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 309–317.
Published: 01 May 2003
... opportunities. Putting aside the triumphalist tone that marks so many of the Creolists' pronouncements, we can certainly agree that Francophone Carib- bean literature has long exhibited a certain reticence, if not prudishness, in dealing with the matter of sexuality. This reticence is as true of Frantz Fanon's...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 127–145.
Published: 01 January 2013
... be obvious. One might, of course, hypothesize the existence of radical "hetero-readers" who have yet to discover the sexuality of books that they nonetheless know inside out. For such readers, then, let us mention by way of introduction the explicit nature of homoeroticism in Fable (1971)1 and Passacaille...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 253–274.
Published: 01 May 2013
... and excesses of meaning when the constituent element of anyone's gender, of anyone's sexuality, aren't made (or can't be made) to signify monolithically" (8). In this sense, queer does not refer to literal homosexual relations or 1. This article began as a thesis written at the Center for Medieval Studies...
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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 187–202.
Published: 01 January 2019
... render explicit the sexual intimacy that has prob ably existed between Lucien de Rubempré and Balzac, Proust and the Variability of Friendship 189 Jacques Collin. Is that the only possibility, or even the most likely one? Could she, for instance, hardy and worldly sexual adventurer that she obviously...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 457–479.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Carlos Jerez-Farrán Carlos Jerez-Farran ANALISIS COMPARATIVO DE "LA CANCION DEL MARIQUITA" Y LOS POEMAS DE CAMBORIO DE GARCiA LORCA Son bien escasas las representaciones de la disidencia sexual en la obra deGarcia Lorca si excluimos la supuesta defensa del homoerotismo que con- tiene la "Oda...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (4): 474–476.
Published: 01 November 2004
.... 337. Ever since the first volume of Foucault's History of Sexuality appeared in 1976, much has been written about the role of sexuality in fin-de-siecle liter- ature. Many critics have focused on the literary representation of the inter- play of sexuality and society in general, or on the more...
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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 223–246.
Published: 01 January 2019
... is the relationship of friendship to the social bonds formed by sex, marriage, and kinship a question that has preoccupied historians of sexuality for more than four de cades. Today, many people would say that a spouse with whom they have a sexual relationship is their best 224 Sharon Marcus friend. At the same time...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (1): 51–69.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Leslie W. Rabine Copyright © 2007 The Trustees of Columbia University 2007 Leslie ~ Rabine FLORA TRISTAN'S CLOSET Compared to the Saint-Simonian feminists of the 1830s, who joined sexual,gender and class liberation into a seamless, interwoven unit, Flora Tristan seems to have a less holistic...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (3-4): 369–390.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the first decades of the Third Republic. 1 This language of the homo and the hetero, and of the social and the sexual, allows us to speak back to another landmark book, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick's Between Men: English Literature and Male Homosocial Desire, first published 1. Excessively binaristic gender...
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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 1–14.
Published: 01 January 2019
... and interpreta- tion, matters appear rather dif fer ent. No doubt the most impor tant stimulus to consider the question has come from queer studies, and not only from its literary manifestations. In the 1980s, texts such as John Boswell s Chris tian ity, Social Tolerance and Homo sexuality (1980...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 709–725.
Published: 01 November 2010
... sham, a seamy seductress, and a swindler. Under the pretext of painting his portrait, Therbusch seduces Diderot into posing nude for her and then engages with him in a game of sexual banter that extends over a sequence of sittings that are repeatedly disrupted by various incidents and repeatedly...
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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 247–264.
Published: 01 January 2019
...; Loiselle). Nevertheless, in general, this bond remains far less studied than other personal relations, such as marriage, kinship, and erotic bonds. While there are journals dedicated to the history of the family and/or sexuality, no equivalent exists for friendship. Of course, there are good reasons...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 441–454.
Published: 01 December 2020
... as male, as epitomizing an aggressive, male sexuality; my involvement with gay liberation, however, had instead led me toward championing lesbianism as perversion. These conflicting takes on perversion made me question the relation between feminism and gay liberation that had seemed so fluid and easy...