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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 85–105.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... This essay offers a survey of the pan-European textual traditions on the matter of Troy as a case study in the history of the book, with the manuscript codex conceived as a crossing between [TEC] and [FIC]. I show that the affordances and ecologies of the codex as a “being of technology” lent it a vitality...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 May 2020
... invites a desire they cannot requite. In “‘Go Little Book’: The Matter of Troy and the Ecology of the Medieval Codex,” Marilynn Desmond similarly attends to the crossing of technology and fiction [TEC•FIC] in order to explore the uncanny agency of manuscripts. For Desmond, the manuscript codex both...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 192–203.
Published: 01 May 2020
... as the key constituents of all material beings.” The sixth article gives us coeditor Desmond’s solo effort, “‘Go Little Book’: The Matter of Troy and the Ecology of the Medieval Codex.” Her article begins with a reminder about the important Latourian terms—imported from Michel Serres—“quasi objects...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (1-2): 45–55.
Published: 01 January 2008
... pas defaut, mais au contraire plethore, de matiere: « Si parmi Ie nombre de livres publies dans l'espace de trois ou quatre mois, il s'agit 8. Cf. cette lettre a Herbert Read de 1928 : « Some day I want to write an essay about the point of view of an American who wasn't an American, because he...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 373–387.
Published: 01 May 2009
... within it. Lettre morte constitutes the final work in a tryptich of texts, the first of which is entitled Les Trois Parques, the second, Voix, une crise. All three texts have strong links with Linda Le's own autobiographical trajectory. At the age of fourteen, she left Vietnam for France, along with her...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (4): 517–523.
Published: 01 November 2001
... presumably regard determinism as the substantive issue, and not as the figure for an altogether deeper matter. In any case, 'mortification and guilt' ups the ante here so that psychoanalysis can weigh in with the more specific scenario Ziegler presents in his chapter partly devoted to La-bas, where...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 567–569.
Published: 01 November 2009
... mythique de l'artiste et du romancier, Schahriar etant du cote du lecteur, identifie trois motif textuels : Ie recit autobiographique evoquant Ie sejour en Baviere du jeune Butor en 1950, presente comme preambule du voyage en Egypte ; la citation des ouvrages de la bibliotheque (protectrice) du comte sur...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 129–144.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Julia Prest Copyright © 2011 The Trustees of Columbia University 2011 Julia Prest ELMIRE AND THE EROTICS OF THE MENAGE A TROIS IN MOLIERE'S TARTUFFE At first sight, the character of Elmire in Moliere's Tartuffe appears to have much to commend her, and modern critics and theatergoers generally...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (3): 275–293.
Published: 01 May 2002
...-particularly love-in the realm of politics, and how Senault's De ['Usage des passions (1641) and Le Monarque, ou Le Devoir du Souverain (1661) lend themselves as matter in two poignant tragedies by Racine, Andromaque (1667) and Berenice (1670). Senault The son of Pierre Senault and a protege of Berulle...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (2): 187–205.
Published: 01 March 2005
... sur Ie Structuralislne), Octobre 1966. The ROlnanic Review Volunle 96 Nunlber 2 © The Trustees of Columbia University 188 VINCENT AUR()RA aque la nlethode des passages paralleles. II y a cela trois raisons principales. D'abord, la celebrite de cet article dont les reeditions rnultiples et successives...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 483–503.
Published: 01 May 2012
... to direct her spotlight on herself as a solitary "je" depicted in the process of research and writing, often speaking in a self-deprecating tone of her lack of knowledge of her subject matter: "11 est etonnant que dans l'ignorance ou je suis, j'en aie pu trouver un aussi grand nombre [d'exemples]" (1...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (1-2): 161–171.
Published: 01 January 2002
... de son aile brisee.21 But Hugo's epic imagination multiplies these images until metaphor is transmuted into apparition: here is a despondent wretch drugging himself into a stupor with a mixture of three cheap alcohols: "ce sont trois tenebres , dans une fumee membraneuse vaguement condensee en aile...
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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 (4): 433–457.
Published: 01 November 2000
... an inanimate object-such as architecture in a painting of an unpopulated landscape-entails the artist's repeated subjective and imperfect approach to the subject matter. Instead of drawing on an anterior model, the landscape painter, according to Watelet, undertakes many drawings from as many angles...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (3): 307–321.
Published: 01 May 2002
... vista. 11 Illustrations of the writer's window abound in the Cahiers, whether it be as sole subject matter and unaccompanied by any commentary whatsoever (such as the full-page watercolours C, XIII, 868 and C, XVI, 243), or watercolours of the window with partial views of the room, (as in C, XI, 335...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (3-4): 449–463.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., beyond approximate analogies of subject-matter and internal geometry, by the hypothetical objection (voiced by the character of Dubuche) to a depiction of "ce monsieur, tout habille, la, au milieu de ces femmes nues" (48), which had also scandalized Manet's contemporary critics, modern commentators have...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 January 2005
... also see how Zola's method itself evolved in the process, from the rigorous naturalist documentation of the Rougon-Macquart to the city monographs of Les Trois Villes to the utopian forecasts of Les Quatre Evangiles. There is no doubt that Zola's work lends itself especially well to this branch...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 429–436.
Published: 01 May 2003
... that self that makes a human a person? He concluded that sameness of person is indifferent to sameness of body. It did not matter, he argued, what the frontispiece was, the shape or structure, for person is a forensic term, and its continuity over time lies in consciousness. Edward Stillingfleet...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 505–521.
Published: 01 December 2021
... de chants, en trois actes et en vers . Paris : Hocquet , 1794 . Plagnol-Diéval Marie-Emmanuelle . “ La Sapho de Constance de Salm: Les Raisons d’un succès .” In Constance de Salm. Varia et Documents , 115 – 34 . Planté Christine , ed. Femmes poètes du XIX e siècle. Une...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 309–330.
Published: 01 May 2006
... earlier than the romances on the matter of Britain by Chretien de Troyes, which date from after 1170. They are evidence, that is to say, of an immediate Italian reception of these French literary phenomena. In the thirteenth century, Francis of Assisi, whose given name already reflects his merchant...