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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 445–459.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Elizabeth Leake Copyright © 2006 The Trustees of Columbia University 2006 Elizabeth Leake 'NOR DO I WANT YOUR INTERPRETATION': SUICIDE, SURREALISM, AND THE SITE OF ILLEGIBILITY IN AMELIA ROSSELLI'S SLEEP Suicide and Sleep Sleep, Amelia Rosselli's collection of English language poems, written...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (3): 245–262.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Leonid Livak Copyright © 2000 The Trustees of Columbia University 2000 Leonid Livak THE PLACE OF SUICIDE IN THE FRENCH AVANT-GARDE OF THE INTER-WAR PERIOD T he cult of artistic and existential evasion in Dada and surrealism made suicide a leitmotif of literary life in inter-war France...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 183–200.
Published: 01 January 2004
... regarding the Gracquian excipit. In the Threads of Destiny's Judges Un Beau Tenebreux's plot consists of a group's fascination with Allan, a broodingly handsome man who toys with the idea of suicide, and who later signs a suicide pact with Dolores, the novel's femme fatale. The action takes place...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 521–546.
Published: 01 May 2010
... different treatments of the same basic subject: the suicide of a young man and its aftermath. Loin d'eux has a three-part structure, each section of the novel corresponding to a different period in the characters' attempts to accommodate this family tragedy: the first part is devoted to the days following...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 71–92.
Published: 01 January 2015
... such moments as they are treated in the novel: first, her decision to attend a basketball tournament against her father's will; second, her father forbidding her from riding a bicycle when she is a young girl; and FEMINISM IN THE "FATHER BOOK" 81 third, her suicide attempt following the shame she feels...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 237–248.
Published: 01 May 2007
... typical of Borges (and re-enacted in "Emma Zunz") is the plot's need for blood. This sacrifice in "Emma Zunz" is double and reminds us how the artist must sacrifice life for the sake of art: Murder and suicide are images of each other. The ultimate literary source for Borges's master plot, as Efrain...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 398–400.
Published: 01 May 2009
... can we explain the "inexplicable" fact of Ducasse's mention in the Poesies of the "suicide de Dolores Veintemilla," Ecuadorian poetess who died in 1857, but who, Pierssens claims, published neither in her lifetime nor Ducasse's? "Qui avait abien pu parler Ducasse du suicide de Dolores, sinon l'un ou...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 319–327.
Published: 01 May 2003
... Carlo is indeed the cause of such TRAUMA AND MEMORY IN DESIRADA 323 devastation in the lives of Reynalda and her children. Nothing is clear, except the indisputable facts that Reynalda gets pregnant while at II Lago and that some terrible event has occurred which prompts her to attempt suicide...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (3): 225–244.
Published: 01 May 2000
.... Yvette's hopes are dashed when she learns the truth regarding her mother's livelihood. Desperate to avoid her mother's fate, Yvette decides to take her own life. The tale concludes with Yvette's suicide attempt. Although this seemingly ordinary tale seems to exploit and confirm the mechanisms...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (4): 397–415.
Published: 01 November 2000
... actes. Elle est signalee au retour du tombeau par les paroles exaltees de Cephise au debut du quatrieme acte: 1053 Ah! Je n'en doute point, c'est votre Epoux, Madame, C'est Hector qui produit ce miracle en votre arne! Lorsque Andromaque la met au courant de son projet de suicide, c'est dans un esprit...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 29–45.
Published: 01 January 2015
... to sway to and fro, keeping time to the rhythm of her grief; the shepherd-girl is initiated to the ritual circle. The first circle around the first one to die. (123) Savage death is not only the death caused by the other in war, nor is it only accidental death: it also includes suicide, meaning the desire...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (1-2): 29–37.
Published: 01 January 2001
... volontaire d'un createur"9, et ce qui l'y pousse. C'est, dit-elIe en 1957, que "je porte en moi la plaie ouverte du suicide de Maiakovski, et recemment, en 1956, Ie 5. Lili Brik-Elsa Triolet, Correspondance 1921-1970, traduit du russe sous la direction de Leon Robel. Preface et notes de Leon Robel, nrf...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 395–407.
Published: 01 May 2010
... elle ne s'accompagnait pas d'une decision terrible, celIe de se suicider avant de dechoir. Bernhard, qui se definit comme un « malade chevronne14 » qui a du vivre toute sa vie avec « [s]es maladies plus ou moins graves, puis gravissimes, et pour finir, toujours avec [s]es maladies dites incurables15...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 563–564.
Published: 01 May 2006
... Mortimer, Armine, "The Essay According to Sollers: A Personal and Parabolic Genre," 33-49 Leake, Elisabeth, "'Nor do I want your interpretation': Suicide, Surrealism, and the Site of Illegibility in Amelia Rosselli's Sleep," 445-59 Livorni, Ernesto, "'In se da simulacro a fiamma vera / errando...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 370–377.
Published: 01 December 2020
...). It was the rational wish to alleviate such suffering for those imprisoned by age and illness that turned Drion’s mind as a legal scholar toward the idea of a suicide pill, unaccompanied—he was an atheist—by any moral or religious opprobrium. ________ A friend who was helping me to think this through asked...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (4): 524–525.
Published: 01 November 2000
..., Narrative Memory in Flaubert's Work (Christophe Ippolito), 349-352 Livak, Leonid, "The Place of Suicide in the French Avant-Garde of the Inter- War Period," 245-262 Manea, Lucia, "Un Lieu utopique dans L'(Euvre au Noir: Le Paradis des Anges," 313-333 Martin, Vincent, "Mirabile Visu: The 'Wonderful' World...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 405–420.
Published: 01 May 2003
... Tituba meet a very pregnant Hester Prynne in jail and to suggest passionate feelings between them, to show Tituba in the sunset telling a tale to Hester's unborn child, then to "suicide" this feminist Hester by hanging, in order to protect her child from a sexist puritanical world-thus crediting Hester...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (1-2): 163–175.
Published: 01 January 2001
... Soviet poet. Like Ernst Toller who has just killed himself, Essenin had just committed suicide, and Mayakovsky told him in a celebrated poem: In this life it is not hard to die To build life is much more difficult.6 Engineers of the soul, writers, you must build life, and we are not too many for the task...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 57–76.
Published: 01 January 2016
... anachronistically, as Sylvana Tomaselli has demonstrated.5 But this reading transcends, to the point of eclipsing, the subplot of the harem, losing sight of the significant fact that this young woman s suicide is first and foremost an act of brokenhearted despair in the face of her lover s murder. As Roxane...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 327–329.
Published: 01 January 2017
... suicide, not ­because his beloved marries someone e­ lse, as in the case of Goethe s character, but ­because Italy, betrayed by Napoleon, w­ ill not be able to conquer its freedom. As Rachel Walsh shows, the paths Foscolo pursued during his time in Italy involved both ...