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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 405–420.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Christiane Makward Copyright © 2003 The Trustees of Columbia University 2003 Christiane Makward CUT-THROAT OR MOCKING-BIRD: OF CONDE'S RENEWALS A few years ago Maryse Conde declared tongue-in-cheek: "I think I've somewhat lost the power to displease. It's something I miss."1 Pleasing...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 471–472.
Published: 01 May 2003
... Lionnet, Fran~oise, "Translating Grief," 277-289 Makward, Christiane, "Cut-throat or Mocking-bird: of Conde's Renewals," 405-20 Mazama, Ama, "Creole in Maryse Conde's Work: the Disordering of the Neo- Colonial Order 377- 90 McKinley, Mary B., "Rabelais, Marguerite de Navarre et la dedicace du Tiers Livre...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 277–289.
Published: 01 May 2003
... egorger" [I am willing to believe the stories whose witnesses have their throats cut]. This paratextual element suggests that the author is signaling to her readers the importance of making the imaginative leap that the character of Veronica cannot. As Lorraine Piroux has shown in her book, Le Livre en...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 361–373.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Jose escape from the inn in Chapter One; but if the frame narrator once saved the bandit, here in Chapter Two, by disregarding Carmen's angry orders to slit the Frenchman's throat, Jose saves the frame narrator from death. Hence, the alliance between the two men is reinstated through reciprocity...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 135–151.
Published: 01 May 2007
... bitterness of tobacco burning the throat, the tall wind flagellating our road and the submissive rectitude of a walking stick offering itself to our fingers, all fit together in any consciousness, almost at once. ("Examen de metaforas" 65) The effective fitting together of this experiential flow, however...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 125–143.
Published: 01 January 2015
... a leur retour chez eux?" (2: 52). Mimicking Baron de la Hontan's Dialogues avec un Sauvage (1703) and anticipating the full-throated critiques of colonialism in later works, such as Voltaire's L'Ingenu (1767) or Denis Diderot's Supplement au Voyage de Bougainville (1772), Lesage's text here inverts...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 323–341.
Published: 01 November 2007
... wife, which in Marguerite's tale consists in a symbolic slitting of her throat. In inserting the Chastelaine de Vergi tale in the Heptameron's frame-story, Marguerite de Navarre leaves out the prologue and epilogue of the medieval poem. In these paratextes, the anonymous poet proposes his text...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 205–226.
Published: 01 September 2020
... chantoit jornal. Et li Grezois porprenent la roche et le costal. ( RA 1.2350–53) (And they went down to the gate, but the Greeks tricked them just as Renart did the cock when he seized it by the throat as it sang for daybreak. And the Greeks took the rock and the hill.) Not every event...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 105–126.
Published: 01 January 2013
... a rangmbde et rangmbde a rouarghambde: Tous les falomitards etaient les chats-huants Et les Ghore Uk'hatis dans Ie GRABOG-EOMENT. (CEuvres 922) The overload of consonants produces guttural sounds that remain caught in the throat of their utterer. Thus, they are closer to constituting a private utterance...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (4): 375–395.
Published: 01 November 2000
... to speak. A non-barbaric language such as French must sound sweet to the ears and use regular forms of speech; thus its speakers do not belch air from their bellies, excessively constrict their throats, click their palates, or whistle from their lips, which are sounds made by animals and hence unworthy...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 281–304.
Published: 01 September 2021
... interpermeable as it opens the gullets and gorges and maws of all of its citizens to all others. The scandal of the omnibus harlequin is rendered in the image of the people as a deep throat digesting the remains of the gentry, cannibalizing its parts. But not all the diners choose to consume the feast...