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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 341–350.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Simon Kemp Copyright © 2014 The Trustees of Columbia University 2014 Simon Kemp STIMULUS AND RESPONSE: BEHAVIORISM, TROPISMS, AND TWENTIETH-CENTURY FRENCH THOUGHT AND LITERATURE Literary criticism's model of choice for the understanding of fictional minds has been, at least until recent...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 3–10.
Published: 01 January 2012
...José Rabasa; Jesús Rodríguez-Velasco Copyright © 2012 The Trustees of Columbia University 2012 Jose Rabasa and Jesus Rodriguez-Velasco INTRODUCTION: EXAMINING HERETICAL THOUGHT W hy return to the question of heresy? Is there something new to be said on the concept of heresy? Is it possible...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 391–404.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Nick Nesbitt Copyright © 2003 The Trustees of Columbia University 2003 Nick Nesbitt STEPPING OUTSIDE THE MAGIC CIRCLE: THE CRITICAL THOUGHT OF MARYSE CONDE T he writings of Maryse Conde are critical to their core. Her novels dismantle the pieties of everyday life to look at what lies...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 430–439.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Michael Wood Abstract Even as a schoolboy Marcel Proust specialized in thoughts of loss and doubt, and in À la recherche du temps perdu , he puts these thoughts to a very particular kind of philosophical work: the cultivation of epistemological (and other) errors that are certainly errors...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 392–407.
Published: 01 December 2020
... instruments. So why have some critics thought otherwise? Perhaps, in part, it’s because they have assumed the narrator always speaks for Proust. If so, their foundational assumption isn’t just mistaken; it’s also likely to prevent the novel from doing some of its most important work on us, a work...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 106–127.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Inquiry into Modes of Existence enables a new reading of medieval encyclopedias that takes seriously Latour’s suggestion that premodern cosmologies retain importance for modern ecological thought while simultaneously challenging his arguments about the rigidity of ontologies based on ideas of nature...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 123–134.
Published: 01 January 2007
... for Life," makes use of a thought experiment which strikingly encompasses all the key elements of Borges's philosophical fantasy. Indeed, it is surely too close to the tale for comfort unless it is a Borgesian treble-bluff, a game in which the reader is to appreciate the directness of the steal: Imagine...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (1): 85–105.
Published: 01 January 2005
... is then allegorized, as in Dante, Deguileville or Langland; pilgrimage producing or requiring allegory as a mode of thought. Perhaps pilgrimage tends towards an allegorical state which has first produced it as a concept. Wandering or exile finds expression in an errant, homeless, mode of language. "Peregrino," never...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (4): 477–480.
Published: 01 November 2004
... for a variety of neocolonial policies and ventures, and in academic life, a model of French Studies "safely brought back within the confines of the hexagon" and placing "renewed emphasis on the cultural retransmission by nonFrench scholars of the state of thought in the metropolitan capital" (4). The essays...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 170–172.
Published: 01 January 2013
... of the imagination in Pascal. But Koch's commitment to a reconstruction of the period's thought is never overwhelmed by this type of scholarly disagreement. The chapter on Descartes's physiology, where polemic could have been heated, is a case in point: remarkably even-keeled, its refutation of reductive accounts...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 579–582.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Kevin Kopelson David Caron . My Father and I: The Marais and the Queerness of Community . Ithaca : Cornell University Press , 2009 . Pp. 267 . Copyright © 2009 The Trustees of Columbia University 2009 BOOK REVIEWS 579 Hamilton tells us that one casualty of Locke's thought...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 181–184.
Published: 01 January 2010
... to a Francophiliac mania for abstruse thought largely issuing from a tradition of European phenomenology very little known in the US and expressed in a taxingly opaque idiom. As Elena suggested, to the cultural right, it eventually became clearly an invasion of mind-snatchers, and deconstruction was actually...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 619–637.
Published: 01 November 2010
... to the deeply philosophical and distinctive nature of Montaigne's own thought.2 This active and novel development is nowhere more evident than in his longest and most philosophically oriented essay. Since its publication in 1580, the Apologie de Raimond Sebond has generated much bewilderment among its readers...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 275–284.
Published: 01 May 2006
... of nineteenth-century European aesthetic theory.1 It is tempting to view the cataclysmic effect of de Stael's essay as further proof of a French hegemony over Italian thought stretching back to the Enlightenment, which in Italy was a tenuous, fragmented affair limited mostly to Milan and the philosophes...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 225–236.
Published: 01 May 2007
... for a character who could have invented Spinoza's God; and he thought of Spinoza's God as an invention. Spinoza gives his account of God in his Ethics, a philosophical treatise written like a work of geometry with premises, proofs, and corollaries. Borges disparaged Spinoza's geometric apparatus, not because...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (4): 427–432.
Published: 01 November 2004
... the English translation of the Cahiers, in tune with the original, proves to be an important addition to understanding Valery's thought, leading to a greater appreciation and knowledge of the poet's seminal work. Indeed, the Notebooks are an invaluable tool for French speaking scholars of Valery as well...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (1-2): 161–171.
Published: 01 January 2002
... personified in human or animal form. Whether it be the souls of the dead symbolized by winged figures, or Jupiter's wisdom symbolized by Minerva springing from his brow, or the thoughts of comic strip characters symbolized by pictures enclosed in little clouds rising from the tops of their heads-they have...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 243–251.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., there is only one subject who elaborates, defines, and activates the past, present, and future, who determines what must be said and preserved and what must be destroyed. This is the dominant/dominating subject. The dominated-the colonized or their heirs-remain in the shadows, in a "second college" of thought...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (2): 317–320.
Published: 01 September 2022
... theories of emotion, affect, and sentiment, or the basis of modern psychological concepts. Berlin thus begins his book by arguing for the use of a concept that aptly focuses his discussion. He chooses passion as the most productive, one that is rooted in the thought of the period, that can be identified...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (4): 432–433.
Published: 01 November 2004
... and thinking, on the development of a thought process and its translation into words, and on Europe among other political thoughts, particularly valuable today. I am also hoping that his radical examination of language, which granted him such "rich perspectives on key areas of scientific progress...