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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 135–151.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Bruno Bosteels Bruno Bosteels THE TRUTH IS IN THE MAKING: BORGES AND PRAGMATISM Jorge Luis Borges's affinities with pragmatism, while certainly no secret tohis critics, have rarely been studied before with the intensity and serious- ness they otherwise undoubtedly deserve. This fact...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (1-2): 61–71.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Susan Rubin Suleiman Susan Rubin Suleiman ARAGON'S "LE MENTIR-VRAI": REFLECTIONS ON TRUTH AND SELF-KNOWLEDGE IN AUTO- BIOGRAPHY Ma vie. Tout Ie monde croit la connaitre. a me donne parfois des fous rires. 1 Aragon was a prolific commentator on the relation of truth to writing. Inessays, interviews...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 483–496.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Nathalie Morello Copyright © 2010 The Trustees of Columbia University 2010 Nathalie Morello LA VIE SEXUELLE DE CATHERINE M.: A CASE OF PERSONAL TRUTH OR CREATIVE DARE?1 I n the last twenty years, France has witnessed a noticeable, and indeed muchnoticed, rapid expansion of sexually explicit...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 239–241.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Teodolinda Barolini Copyright © 2010 The Trustees of Columbia University 2010 Teodolinda Barolini A QUINTILIAN FOR THE 21sT CENTURY: ON FICTIONAL TRUTH M ichael Riffaterre was known to all of us literature graduate studentsat Columbia in the 1970s; he had by then generated a buzz that tran...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 173–191.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Noah D. Guynn Abstract This essay deploys Bruno Latour’s An Inquiry into the Modes of Existence and Bert States’s Great Reckonings in Little Rooms to analyze the pyrotechnics used in mystery plays to symbolize supernatural truths. On the one hand, these effects cultivated aesthetic immersion...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 249–259.
Published: 01 September 2020
.... Noting the thematic prominence in the Misanthrope of two of Austin’s favorite examples of speech acts, for marriage (“I do”) and courtroom testimony (“I swear to tell the truth . . . ”), the article examines the work’s dramatic ambiguities in relation to Austin’s theory—and in particular, its...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 205–226.
Published: 01 September 2020
... for a certain model of knowledge-acquisition that sees natural truths as hidden and in need of tools to be extracted. This ingenuity is shown, also, to be closely connected to the inventions of writers of romance, and the article suggests the specific importance of the Alexander material in the history...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 408–416.
Published: 01 December 2020
... House , 1992 . uberty.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Proust-1.pdf . 2. English quotations in this piece are from the Moncrieff, Kilmartin, and Enright translation. 1. www.abebooks.fr/servlet/BookDetailsPL?bi=6823179291 . Perhaps beauty is not enough. Neither is truth...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (1-2): 87–97.
Published: 01 January 2001
... of words will be that of a duel, made of feintes and care- ful manipulations of different witnesses' accounts that produces conflicts and contradictions. This duel shows that the question of the truth and the posi- tion of the serious discourse are fundamentally at stake in this opposition. Aragon has thus...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (1-2): 129–135.
Published: 01 January 2009
... presented in a critical essay, or an implicit history of the kind suggested by the poet's general attitudes to the literary past-you are likely to learn the same general truth, no matter which poet you read. What every modern poet tells you is that the whole course of literary history has been moving toward...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 233–253.
Published: 01 January 2012
... moment in the development of the modern Western self.? He examines the relationship between power and knowledge, a combination that, he claims, results in the production of truth: "Depuis Ie Moyen Age au moins, les societes occidentales ont place l'aveu parmi les rituels majeurs dont on attend la...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 133–153.
Published: 01 January 2012
... a doubt to the national-socialist use of Wagner's work. However, this tendency toward concealment and farce that had so irritated the anti-Wagnerian Nietzsche possesses in Parsifal an imperative element of truth, one that the philosopher was unable to recognize. Theodor Adorno points out Nietzsche's...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 389–392.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Regime of the Novel. Philadel- phia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011. Pp. 304. Before Fiction is an innovative study of the French and English novel in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries-a period "before fiction" in which nov- elists insist on the truth-status of their works in order...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 8–26.
Published: 01 May 2020
... There is No Medieval Sublime .” In “Truthe Is the Beste”: A Festschrift in Honour of A. V. C. Schmidt , edited by Jacobs Nicholas and Morgan Gerald , 17 – 36 . Bern : Peter Lang , 2014 . Casebier Karen . “ History or Fiction? The Role of Doubt in Antoine de la Sale’s ‘Le Paradis de la royne...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (2): 185–200.
Published: 01 March 2006
... that makes of sexuality an under- lying universal truth.! His history was in fact strongly marked by geography, since it appeared to locate ars erotica in the Orient and scientia sexualis in the modern West. I took issue with the geographical division in Geometry in the Boudoir, attempting to show...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 91–108.
Published: 01 January 2011
... noblewoman whom he calls Toute Belle. Machaut's self-stated goal as author is to be as inclusive as possible in order to render a truthful account of what happened between the lovers, providing the reader with, as Jacqueline Cerquiglini-Toulet puts it: Ie tout: "Ie noir et Ie blanc, l'amour et Ie desamour...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 319–327.
Published: 01 May 2003
...-Noelle, the mothers are emotionally absent from their lives, while in the case of Nina, the mother has died. The looming presence of II Lago di Como signals and conceals an unknowable truth about the history of the three women. It is the most significant site for the transmission of memory...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 111–132.
Published: 01 January 2012
.... In Sigtienza's public writings on astronomy and astrology, mathematics replaced the economy of orthodox Catholicism with a new "regime of truth"4 that in turn resemanticized a series of terms that had previously linked power to knowledge in colonial discourse, particularly plebe, vulga, idalatria...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (1): 51–69.
Published: 01 January 2007
... aspects of her life story within the binary "coming out" rhetoric of deception and truth or secrecy and unveiling, the narrative of her loves with women follow, strangely enough, a wholly other form of narrative, one that is both unusually open and at the same time completely elusive. Thus it is precisely...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 335–340.
Published: 01 January 2017
... because in a church or other setting, whispered because revealing uncomfortable truths, or, on the contrary, loud, biting, shrill, and strident. Just as silence can be expressive, so can stammering, with vari ous forms of vocal inflection or speechlessness compromising, revealing or concealing...