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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 317–340.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Juli Highfill Abstract Luisa Carnés’s novel Tea Rooms: Mujeres obreras (1934) recounts the corporeal and sensory experience of workers in a pastelería , capturing their hunger and fatigue amid the smells of freshly baked pastries. These working women are thus inserted into economic space, defined...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 265–278.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., smells, sights, sounds, etc. are apprehended globally and in terms of their functionality: "I smell hot oil, I see a table prepared, I hear the sound of frying. Therefore, I shall soon eat dinner." In literature, on the other hand, affect is intensive rather than extensive; it may appear in its...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 409–424.
Published: 01 May 2010
... hearing, his skill for listening to and gauging the "weight of the silence, this accumulation of lightning flashes, this mass of heat piled up in the heat itself by the slow power of the two men, by their motionless patient confrontation" (14). Later in the novel, he says he can smell the odor of vomit...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (3): 515–517.
Published: 01 December 2022
... to the alienating sensory experience of working-class passengers emitting pungent smells in the cramped space of the omnibus in Maupassant’s short story “La Dot.” And in other literary texts, the bodily realities of sloppy wet nurses and bulky crinoline skirts crystallize wider discourses about transgressive female...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 547–560.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., traidor', 'Kadar, perro de presa de los rusos'" (IV: 489). 55 8 SUSAN CARVALHO One stylistic element that deserves further exploration is the dominating presence of olfactory symbols in EI otoiio del patriarca. The emphasis on the sense of smell recurs throughout all of Garcia Marquez's fiction...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 170–172.
Published: 01 January 2013
... as we have five senses, The Aesthetic Body has five chapters, each devoted to seventeenth-century speculation regarding sight, hearing, taste, touch, and-smell having apparently attracted little philosophical interestCartesian physiology. This last subject is where Koch begins, as he must: in displacing...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (1): 206–209.
Published: 01 May 2023
... and Dying with Marcel Proust is true to its name: this is the book of a reader who lives with Proust, not just in the sense that he spends his days reading Proust, but more profoundly that the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of the Proustian world have entered into his world. It takes someone so...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 237–258.
Published: 01 September 2023
... most important were Lorenzo Ortiz’s Ver, oír, oler, gustar, tocar ( Sight, Hearing, Smell, Taste, Touch , 1687) and Diego de Calleja’s Talentos logrados en el buen uso de los cinco sentidos ( Talents Obtained through the Right Use of the Five Senses , 1700). Both treatises take as a starting point...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 49–52.
Published: 01 January 2017
... understanding of indexical signs. Ross writes: Indexical signs do not mimic their object through vario­ us forms of resemblance; they are indicators, pointing to an object that can only be deduced from the signs, in the way that a fire one cannot see, feel, or smell can be deduced from the presence of smoke...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 467–472.
Published: 01 December 2020
... was as though from without; the man i met more from within. make all this be present though told within the past . yes, i guess that’s how it’s done. 4 maggie schmidt leaned out her window on the rue st. charles, the market smells and noises were just rising, the café customers clanking...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 January 2006
... "Regard sur l'art," 2002, pp. 18-38). The reference to the sense of smell denl0nstrates an exercise for which the lTIodel stood. The question, as forlnulated by Andre, of puer vs. sentir is as old as Zeuxis' grapes and Parrhasius' curtain. One way of avoiding the ilnitatioll tapas is by attributing...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 257–261.
Published: 01 January 2010
.... RIFFATERREAN CONFESSIONS 259 In the next weeks, I read Riffaterre's Semiotics of Poetry, Text Production, and the book he'd just published, Fictional Truth. I didn't quite understand everything, but the books were thrilling-I wanted more. I went about reading his articles with the zeal of the novice who smells...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 361–376.
Published: 01 May 2003
... sculptures. They are also heavy, full, lasting but have no smell. They are all shape and visibility.11 The same comment could be applied to Loulou himself, who is so focused on making money through growing flowers from all over the world that he has no time to invest in his family life. The location of his...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 189–203.
Published: 01 May 2007
... of the Orient translated in the early Middle Ages to southern Europe, where it remains to this day as a monument to Islam and to cultural hybridity. The synaesthetic image of the tiger, appealing to the senses of both touch and smell, is another instance of multiple coding: imbued with divine attributions...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 625–631.
Published: 01 December 2023
... and, confident about my knowledge, I leave Paris for California. The campus is bathed in white light, and the heady smell of eucalyptus hangs in the air. I forge a path among the squirrels and raccoons running around campus and arrive, much like Rastignac, propelled by a wild ambition: to write two dissertations...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 483–490.
Published: 01 December 2023
... the humid breath of singers past and have occasionally had to be replaced after centuries of page turning. You could even smell a distillation of a 1217 copy of Magna Carta that, according to Oxford researchers, bore “an aromatic mix of moist wheat bread and beach sand” (Ffrench). The curators also...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 227–233.
Published: 01 January 2004
... of water lilies and chestnuts that leave open only a narrow navigable passage. Stands of poplars still grow alongside the river; their fallen leaves blanket the October meadows, releasing a bitter, astringent smell, redolent at times of drying varnish, which for me is the odor of autumn in the valley...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 37–64.
Published: 01 May 2022
... a lion king decided to abandon his land, forcing the other beasts to decide on a new sovereign. They select the wolf, who swears on holy relics that he will become a vegetarian, but promptly invents a pretext for killing and eating his barons with legal impunity: he asks them to evaluate the smell of his...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (3-4): 411–425.
Published: 01 May 2011
.... They are pinned unconvincingly to the ground like shopsoiled butterflies in someone's collection. And the lack of a felt relation between them and the earth they rest on matters not at all. They and their underskirts are a territory. We go exploring. We smell the sweat and loosen the corset This is a version...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (1-2): 77–88.
Published: 01 January 2000
...' project of universal incorporation subordinates the other senses (the eye/porthole gazing out at colored tides, the invisible window/nose inhaling smells of seaweed and tar) to the mouth, or door, connecting his apartment to the kitchen, the maternal topos from which sustenance is introduced and which...