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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (4): 415–426.
Published: 01 November 2002
...Deborah N. Losse Copyright © 2002 The Trustees of Columbia University 2002 Deborah N. Losse A STORIED LIFE AND A LIVED STORY: WRITING ONESELF IN MONTAIGNE'S ESSAIS When Montaigne recasts a story borrowed from antiquity or frommedieval sources, he reshapes the anecdote to include many...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (1-2): 7–13.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Julia Kristeva Julia Kristeva "NOUS DEUX" OR A (HI)STORY OF INTERTEXTUALITY A llow me a confession: I love your country. If I were to die tomorrow, Ithink I could say today that I have lived the best moments of my per- sonal and professional life here, on the American continent. I love its immen...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 415–429.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Richard Trachsler Richard Trachsler FORMULAS, ORALITY AND ARTHURIAN ROMANCE: A SHORT NOTE ON A LONG STORY I n the field of medieval French studies, before Orality, there was the Formula,and before that, there was nothing, just texts badly written. To the pioneers of Romance philology, the chanson...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 235–260.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Cheryl A. Morgan Abstract This article examines the urban fiction of Jeanne Marni’s 1898 Fiacres , a collection of twenty-five stories that first appeared in the daily newspaper Le Temps . The stories are presented in the form of dialogues transcribed by an invisible spectator from within the horse...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 37–64.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Joseph R. Johnson Abstract What is the physician’s species? In the vernacular beast fables and so-called beast epics that suddenly flourished in the twelfth century, medical (mal)practice forms a central concern. Nearly a tenth of the stories in Marie de France’s Aesopian fable collection deal...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 297–315.
Published: 01 May 2008
... minutes" that concluded the action can be viewed as an absurd, even humorous ritual. If this prevented both reader and listener from identifying themselves with the story, it allowed them to adapt and enrich it through their experiences and desires. These tales describe the body and the blood, tears, shit...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (3): 315–325.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., and the effect of hearsay and in- terpolation in The Princess of Cleves. That is, even the canonical works of western literature make clear that the exchange of a narrative may arise from and engender sexual politics; but the frequency with which the nineteenth- century French story actually depicts...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 323–341.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Reinier Leushuis Reinier Leushuis DIALOGUE, SPACE, AND SELFHOOD IN LA CHASTELAINE DE VERGI AND MARGUERITE DE NAVARRE'S HEPTAMERON 70 W hen in Marguerite de Navarre's Heptameron Oisille, the oldest andwisest of the group of travelers forced to spend their days narrating stories while they wait...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 361–373.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Nirmala Singh-Brinkman Nirmala Singh-Brinkman PRESENT AND POISON: GIFT EXCHANGE IN PROSPER MERIMEE'S CARMEN Prosper Merimee's Carmen (1845-1846) tells the story of a fiery, wayward,seductive, yet unattainable Gypsy cigarrera, or female cigar-maker, who goes about Andalusia as she pleases, using...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 175–189.
Published: 01 May 2008
... did his homework before he began his version of this painful story. He ascertained that Giovanni Boccaccio (1313 ?-1375) had composed it as the hundredth, and final, story of his Decameron (1353), and he learned that Francesco Petrarch (1304-1374) had subsequently translated it into Latin, although...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 237–248.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Alfred MacAdam Copyright © 2007 The Trustees of Columbia University 2007 Alfred MacAdam "EMMA ZUNZ" REVISITED Every critic who writes about "Emma Zunz"l points out that Emma isone of Borges's rare female protagonists; that hers is a detective story but lacks a detective, and that, despite...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 203–213.
Published: 01 May 2009
... mass. In the afternoon, they tell stories from exactly noon to four p.m., voicing dissatisfaction when vespers are not begun predictably on time. 1 During the Reformation, praying on a repetitious basis and at particular times stood as practices of contested value. The Reformed church denied...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 151–172.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of this story included in the same entry on the Assumption, the offender’s hands are cut off at the wrists and dangle from the bier (see fol. CC lixr). 10. A fourteenth-century depiction of this scene, alongside one of the Jews’ attack on Mary’s bier, can be found at St Mary’s, Chalgrove, Oxfordshire...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 249–264.
Published: 01 May 2007
...E. Joseph Sharkey Copyright © 2007 The Trustees of Columbia University 2007 E. Joseph Sharkey LINGUISTIC FINITUDE AS CAPABILITY IN BORGES AND WITTGENSTEIN Epistemological fantasies were dear to Borges. In a moment characteristic ofhis short stories, the protagonist and narrator of "La...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 381–396.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of death" and the way in which the female body remains a means of exchange and a site of conflict, but also a form of narrative in itself, the very means of telling a story. The article's interest lies chiefly in the theme of prostitution, which is explored through a close analysis of Makenzy Orcel's 2010...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 205–223.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., with particular emphasis on the story translated as "Averroes' Search" (first published in Sur in 1947, then included in El Aleph in 1949), and on the essay written shortly thereafter, "The Argentine Writer and Tradition." The essay proudly claims cosmopolitanism as the quintessential dimension of the writer's...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 135–149.
Published: 01 January 2004
... and criticism, voice is no less polyphonic a phenomenon or concept (cf. Bennett and Royle; Aczel). In this article, I will trace the intertwined problems of voice and identity in Michel Tournier's short story "Tristan Vox" (1978).1 On the level of its char- acters, "Tristan Vox" dramatizes voice and identity...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 211–226.
Published: 01 May 2008
... "Boileau and Perrault: The Public Sphere and Female Folly," especially pp. 139-55. The Romanic Review Volume 99 Numbers 3-4 © The Trustees of Columbia University 212 ANNE E. DUGGAN story "La princesse jalouse" by the Catholic Reformer Jean-Pierre Camus in order to write "La belle au bois dormant...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 227–238.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Geschichte aller Geschich- ten (The Pentamerone. The Story of All Stories) in the series, Masterworks of Erotic Literature. Only after the Second World War were there new editions and reprints. Basile's influence on German literature and narrative tradition was thus not direct, but only indirect. Before...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 29–45.
Published: 01 January 2015
... dunes 12 11. Emmanuel Levinas, uOn Maurice Blanchot/' Proper Names, trans. Michael B. Smith (Stanford: Stanford UP, 1996) 132. 12. Assia Djebar, So Vast the Prison, trans. Betsy Wing (New York, Seven Stories, 1999) 11-12. 34 CATHERINE MILKOVITCH-RIOUX All the ambivalence is captured in the founding...