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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (1): 85–105.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Jeremy Tambling Copyright © 2005 The Trustees of Columbia University 2005 Jeremy Tambling THINKING MELANCHOLY: ALLEGORY AND THE 'VITA NUOVA' Quomodo sedet sola civitas plena populo! facta est quasi vidua domina gentium. (How doth the city sit solitary that was full of people! How...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 111–132.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Anna More Copyright © 2012 The Trustees of Columbia University 2012 Anna More THINKING WITH THE INQUISITION: HERETICAL SCIENCE AND POPULAR KNOWLEDGE IN SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY MEXICO Digo, que entre los libros de mi uso matemdtico, fil6logos, humanistas y otros diferentes, hay algunos que...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 183–187.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Emmanuelle Saada; Madeleine Dobie Copyright © 2013 The Trustees of Columbia University 2013 Emmanuelle Saada and Madeleine Dobie INTRODUCTION: SPECIAL CLUSTER: THINKING THE POSTCOLONIAL IN FRENCH T his special issue of The Romanic Review collects some of the papers presented at "Thinking...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 39–61.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Teodolinda Barolini Abstract Arguing that Dante ultimately views compulsion in the erotic sphere as part and parcel of compulsion in the properly philosophical sphere, aka determinism, this article traces Dante’s variable thinking on this core issue as he veers from a moralistic view in the Vita...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 392–407.
Published: 01 December 2020
... that Proust thinks he himself is “mad” for believing that art has the power to transfigure reality. This paper will explain why none of that is true. As is clear from his essays, his letters, and even his actions, Proust was not an “essayist,” in the Musil sense: not someone, that is, whose assessments were...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 128–150.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Emma Campbell Abstract As moralized works of natural history that are simultaneously scientific and religious, medieval bestiaries combine the modes Bruno Latour terms reference [REF] and religion [REL]. Bestiaries challenge the dualisms Latour identifies as central features of Modern thinking...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 181–184.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Peter Brooks Copyright © 2010 The Trustees of Columbia University 2010 Peter Brooks RESPONSE TO ELENA RUSSO T aking off from Elena Russo's title, I think I might call these remarks: "Morning in Baltimore, followed by High Noon in New Haven (then perhaps: Tea Time in Berkeley, followed...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 429–436.
Published: 01 May 2003
... to making the same person, either here or after death; and even in this life the particles of the bodies of the same persons change every moment, and there is no such identity in the body as in the person." Can matter think? If God can add thought to persons, then He can also "super-add" the thinking...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 65–80.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., Spanish religious and secular bureaucrats-modernity's vanguard-fashioned institutions to rule over colonized peoples and over the subjects of a slowly emerging nation. "Race-thinking" was at the core of these imperial and national designs, and "the heretical," as it turns out, was intrinsic to race...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 13–15.
Published: 01 January 2017
... on with the festivities and forget that the person is even ­there. It s not just that Ross ­didn t lecture or d­ idn t cut in with corrections or queries; he hardly said a word the entire time! A l­ittle nudge once or twice, a quick Think about this for next time for a send-o­ ff, and that was all. How could anyone...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 169–187.
Published: 01 May 2007
... (" Draining his life with bronze," where to drain and bronze are substituted for to kill and sword respectively). For modern rhetorical theory, some of these would be considered catachresis or metonymy. METAPHOR AND IMAGE IN "EL ZAHIR" 171 the way thinking itself works. A well-wrought metaphor brings to light...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (1-2): 93–101.
Published: 01 January 2009
..., objects to such features as "a terrorist Islamic group based in North London with a silly acronym (KEVIN) a woman born during an earthquake in Kingston, Jamaica in 1907, a group of Jehovah's Witnesses who think that the world is ending on December 31, 1992, and twins, one in Bangladesh and one in London...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 101–102.
Published: 01 January 2017
... of Warwick preparing to teach a narrative course, I was fascinated by Chambers s approach to the point of storytelling, through attending to transactional, literary, and ultimately philosophical contextualization and analys­is. Along with the work of other theorists (I think of Roland Barthes, but also...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 378–391.
Published: 01 December 2020
... roommate as I tossed The Ambassadors across our dorm room, “He takes forty pages to describe an ashtray !” I don’t think there are any ashtrays in The Ambassadors , though Chad Newsome smokes a lot, but that was my sophomoric way of saying James was unreadable—till, a hundred pages into the novel...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 105–109.
Published: 01 January 2017
... together. Ross s writing and scholarship t­he way all his work has s­haped and reshaped my thinking and my approach to reading is indelible yet beyond words. ­There is a sort of before and a­ fter effect that I felt, and continue to feel, being Ross s student. The kind that one only comes to recognize...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 155–159.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Madeleine Dobie Copyright © 2010 The Trustees of Columbia University 2010 Madeleine Dobie RESPONSE TO BACHIR DIAGNE I n his discussion of 1968 as a point of crisis in African letters, Bachir Diagne invited us to think about 1968 not within the framework of France, or for that matter...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 21–23.
Published: 01 January 2016
... students that are often invisible to academic institutions. She encouraged her students to join professional associations and participate in conferences. She reviewed my CV and letter of application for academic employment with meticulous attention. I think of Gita s patient attention to my writing each...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (1-2): 181–185.
Published: 01 January 2009
... suspicious of "histories." Think of the singular, gently mocking way in which he uses the term in his titles: "A History of Angels," A History of Eternity, A Universal History of Infamy, "A History of the Tango," "A History of the Echoes of a Name," "History of the Night." The titles are excessive...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (1-2): 7–13.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Julia Kristeva Copyright © 2002 The Trustees of Columbia University 2002 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, I think I could say today that I have lived the best moments of my personal...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 441–454.
Published: 01 December 2020
... ( 2012 ): 565 – 82 . Gallop Jane . Reading Lacan . Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press , 1985 . Gallop Jane . Thinking through the Body . New York : Columbia University Press , 1987 . Mannoni Octave . “ Je sais bien, mais quand même . . . , .” In Clefs pour...