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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 93–102.
Published: 01 January 2015
...~aiseprovocatively announces the disappearance of the French language. Its content, which details the unsolved disappearance of its protagonist, offers readers a deceptively simple parallel between two disappearances. Berkane, the hero of the story and one of its narrators, disappears from a roadside in Kabylia...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 27–47.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Jane Gilbert Abstract This essay focuses on two of the modes of existence posited by AIME, a collaborative project comprising Bruno Latour’s monograph An Inquiry into Modes of Existence and a multiauthored website associated with it. I juxtapose the modes of reference [REF] and fiction [FIC...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 213–234.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Geoffrey Turnovsky Abstract Régis Sauder’s touching 2011 documentary, Nous, Princesses de Clèves , which follows a group of Marseille high school students over the course of a year as they read La Fayette’s novel while preparing for the Baccalauréat exams, juxtaposes two distinct types of reading...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 48–65.
Published: 01 May 2020
... exile in their vernacular writings. It examines how the two authors reflect on the pluralities of language and community that connect them to readerships both at home and in exile, focusing especially on Brunetto’s Rettorica and Dante’s Convivio . The essay investigates Brunetto’s rhetorical doctrine...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 85–105.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Marilynn Desmond Abstract Among the twelve modes he describes in An Inquiry into Modes of Existence , Bruno Latour identifies two—the “beings of technology” [TEC] and the “beings of fiction” [FIC]—that aptly depict the nonhuman agency inherent in the production and circulation of the premodern book...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 151–172.
Published: 01 May 2020
... the practice of biblical exegesis, reprise refers to an open-ended process of meaning making opposed to the rigid certainties of fundamentalism. [REL] also contributes a concept of radical transformation through love (“conversion”). For Latour, two events from the Virgin Mary’s life—the Annunciation...
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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
...Jonathan Morton Abstract The main texts under consideration in this article are two French-language Alexander romances written in the second half of the twelfth century, discussed in relation to the Latin historical, romance, and naturalist traditions that form the backbone of the medieval...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 189–212.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... Reflecting on the dialogical generation of meaning, I trace the ways in which reading Balzac and Sand together reveals a complex and continuing conversation between the two authors about similarity, difference, and the dialectical nature of identity. This ongoing intertextual exchange, I argue, helps us see...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 235–260.
Published: 01 September 2021
...” that merges two nineteenth-century figures: the “invisible” flâneuse and the “inaudible” rieuse , or funny woman. Focusing on the intersection of the representation of urban experience and the humorous in Fiacres , this article situates Marni’s sound bites within a genealogy of women writers and the city...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 333–352.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Jason Earle Copyright © 2013 The Trustees of Columbia University 2013 Jason Earle LES DEUX CENTS FAMILLES: A CONSPIRACY THEORY OF THE AVANT-GARDE 1. The Attack of the Two Hundred Families This essay takes as its point of departure the invitation to the January 21, 1936, meeting of Contre...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 323–341.
Published: 01 November 2007
... de Vergi story from this perspective, e.g. by comparing the two versions in terms of narrative structure and technique,2 and by proposing insightful interpretations of Marguerite's recasting of the medieval tale's emphasis on problems of speech, language, and communication.3 However, little critical...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 215–217.
Published: 01 January 2015
... contributions from a conference that took place at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2012 about the sublime and the grotesque or rather, to be more precise, about certain problematic moments at which these two notions collide or collapse. The volume builds indirectly on Hugo's comment in the "Preface de...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 361–373.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., Merimee had already published ac- counts of his travels to Spain in Parisian journals so that the mid-nineteenth- century public would have easily read Carmen as a "verite vecue," or a lived reality (Clark 189). Moreover, the Revue des Deux Mondes, a journal "of the two worlds," was a cultural travel...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 541–544.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., depending on the power constellations at a certain time, culturally they were informed by the variable sentiments of mutual admiration, respect, fear, and disdain. In fact, just the past 65 years are a case in point when in the space of almost a human life-time, the two nations have traversed the spectrum...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 413–433.
Published: 01 November 2007
... of these two authors, by a contrary im- pulse: an intense valorization of potential textual space in which desire, iden- tity, textuality and temporality intersect. I argue that this space is conceived of in significantly different terms by each for reasons which derive both from aesthetics and personal...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (1-2): 3–12.
Published: 01 January 2001
..., the meeting was superbly managed by Eric W. Ormsby and Polly Rimer Duke, who oversaw all details great and small with endless competence, dedication and elegance. The poster was done by Ismael Valentin. Eric Matheis built the website, where the talks appeared pretty much in their original form just two weeks...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 129–139.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., not a single feminist piece, and only one female author studied: Marie de France. 1981: although there are two pieces devoted to female authors, one to Nathalie Sarraute and one to Madame de Lafayette, not one of the thirty-two articles published that year is feminist. There was however a certain presence...
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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 223–246.
Published: 01 January 2019
... than the Kansas City Times s quaint notions about genius are its uses of the word friend to designate two opposite meanings. On the one hand, friendship refers to an extreme and exclusive attachment: Abbéma is the best friend Sarah Bernhardt has had for years. On the other hand, friendship also...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (1-2): 57–67.
Published: 01 January 2002
..." (even in Barthes' sense) of a Madame de Lafayette as against that of a Laclos, e.g., cannot be smoothed over as a homologous architecture. From within the style of those two writers (whom I have chosen almost at random), a somewhat similar lens on history or, at least, on the past, is escorted by two...