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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 128–150.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of language in the modes of existence. Copyright © 2020 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2020 Bruno Latour medieval bestiaries Philippe de Thaon language sound Le mot “signe” n’a pas de contraire auquel on puisse l’opposer—et surtout pas le mot “chose.” Si du...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (1): 125–140.
Published: 01 May 2023
.... The desert setting both offers enough quiet for prophetic voices to be heard, and itself enters into the conversation as a voice—for example, of thunder or wind—that can sound in the silence in ways it could not in the city. 10. Mark 1:5 does not specify over how much time, but refers to “people from...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 235–260.
Published: 01 September 2021
...” that merges two nineteenth-century figures: the “invisible” flâneuse and the “inaudible” rieuse , or funny woman. Focusing on the intersection of the representation of urban experience and the humorous in Fiacres , this article situates Marni’s sound bites within a genealogy of women writers and the city...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 483–490.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Terrence Cullen trc307@nyu.edu Copyright © 2023 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2023 senses sound book history medieval French After two years of delays due to COVID-19—one of whose telltale signs is the loss or distortion of one sense...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (4): 459–479.
Published: 01 November 2000
... movement, Valery sounds the key of the poem, presenting the language that echoes throughout its development while he delineates the themes of the poem - the transformation from contemplation to creation and from day to night. The remaining twelve stanzas compose the development of "Profusion du soir...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 47–70.
Published: 01 January 2015
... and image-a visual representation, or an abstraction of women's body-in the way that Djebar describes in her critique of Delacroix's painting Femmes d'Alger dans leur appartement, "Regard interdit, son coupe" (262) (forbidden gaze/severed sound). Djebar concludes her Femmes d'Alger by casting light...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 409–424.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., such as that of the Caribbean? In his work, the great Martinican poet Aime Cesaire addresses this history and uses rhythm as a palliative force, a means of catharsis, and as a dynamic way of sounding history and lost memory. Cesaire uses rhythm in his attempt to recover from the depths of time the lost African-ness, the lack...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 531–537.
Published: 01 December 2023
... Occitan and medieval culture, as I study how precolonial Philippine lyric is embodied materially in gold objects and immaterially through the letters and sounds of troubadour lyrics. I have come full circle (or spiral) in a way; that’s my version of Frenchness. In this essay, I will first reflect...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 380–400.
Published: 01 September 2023
.... It is the digraph gh , a letter exceedingly familiar to some, exceedingly foreign to others. Galician readers, especially from the west of the area, will recognize it as a feature of family expressions and sounds, associated with the small villages that characterize much of the region, if not so much...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 265–278.
Published: 01 May 2009
... the multiple and unpredictable sounds of birds to the music of Messiaen, or the shifting lights and colours of the natural world to various forms of impressionist painting. However, is not literature prevalently an exploration of subjects/characters deploying and negotiating with affect? What...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (1): 31–56.
Published: 01 May 2023
... that always move toward or away from fleshly embodiment, through song and its own play with movement and sounds that embody fantasies of sexual union then cruel separation, or through erotic surrogates of ornaments, clothes, and nature. The dialectic of the muwashshah offers a poetic strategy...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 135–149.
Published: 01 January 2004
..., and the very sound of language. Radio Personalities "Tristan Vox" is a story about a radio announcer, whose real name is Felix Robinet but who appears under the pseudonym Tristan Vox in his own midnight program. The show becomes considerably popular, and the listeners imagine Tristan, on the basis of his voice...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (3): 351–355.
Published: 01 May 2001
... himself in this way, and the pelican has thus always been a symbol of paternal sacrifice. The assertion is corrected belatedly (p.179), but again the damage has been done. When Boutin needs Desbordes-Valmore to be seeking a return to infantile pleasure, she notes that the sound [i] appears often in her...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 483–500.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., suggesting that the goal of the fragmentary, ephemeral encounters enacted in neorealist film is nothing less than the access to a "purely optical situation" (C2, 1). However, Deleuze pays little attention to the important fact that most neorealist films employed postsynchronized sound and therefore were...
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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 (2017) 108 (1-4): 41–43.
Published: 01 January 2017
... in a laboratoire at the Collège de France. A laboratoire: it made the humanities sound like science, or worse. He also attended a class on semiotics ­ semi-w­ hatics? g­ iven by a scholar whom he recommended, a certain Roland Barthes. He told me that if I did not wish to attend classes at the École Pratique des...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 430–439.
Published: 01 December 2020
... when the narrator mishears the early morning sounds outside his Paris window as the noise of a quarrel. “Il m’arrivait à Paris, dans ma chambre, d’entendre une dispute, presque une émeute, jusqu’a ce que j’eusse rapporté à sa cause, par exemple une voiture dont le roulement approchait, ce bruit dont...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 378–391.
Published: 01 December 2020
... as I sat there reading Moncrieff’s translation. I did it to the sound of GIs washing their cars at the spigots beneath the windows. That’s my memory of reading Proust: Lily Trautwein, the aquarium, the sound of water splashing off the fenders of Jeeps. Because of Jose I began reading Proust...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 288–291.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Françoise Meltzer Copyright © 2010 The Trustees of Columbia University 2010 Fran~oise Meltzer MICHEL I n 1974, I went on the job market just for "practice." I had not finished even a third of my dissertation, and I wasn't even sure I wanted to be an academic. It sounded very daunting...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (2): 231–254.
Published: 01 March 2006
... did. The characters that had figured so large in his past he discovers now as merely figures, believed-in metaphors, similar to the way in which the hordes of "Gog and Magog" believed that the sounds of the wind were Alexander's army. To his dismay Odysseus discovers that the roaring of the lions...