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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 187–202.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Michael Lucey Copyright © 2019 The Trustees of Columbia University 2019 Michael Lucey AMI OU PROTÉGÉ: BALZAC, PROUST, AND THE VARIABILITY OF FRIENDSHIP In the final section of Honoré de Balzac s Splendeurs et misères des courtisanes (1847), ­there are a few moments where the choice a speaker...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 199–213.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Michael Lucey Copyright © 2016 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2016 Playing with Variables: Leduc au village Michael Lucey Playing with Variables: Leduc au village Violette Leduc is known for books, fictional and autobiographical to varying degrees (Ravages...
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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 (2022) 113 (1): 87–111.
Published: 01 May 2022
... are criticized by the narrator for their sexual appetites. This association may also give us food for thought. If diet was supposed to be based on appetite, in relation to particular contexts and states of being, then we might contemplate what this emphasis on variability as an essential aspect of the régime de...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 537–539.
Published: 01 November 2007
... familiar territory; engagement with secondary criticism is variable; many contributions show little awareness of the very considerable body of criticism published in English on these authors. Nevertheless, the range of the collection, the sophistication of certain contributions (notably, those of Keller...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 539–541.
Published: 01 November 2007
... in an academic context. Despite some inconsistencies in format, the volume is generally well-presented. Overall, this is a useful, although somewhat variable addition to the bibliography on literature and ageing; given the rapid expansion of the broader interdisciplinary field of Ageing Studies in recent years...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 375–378.
Published: 01 May 2013
... participates in the generation of ever more circular narrative. In a short conclusion, Sunderland argues that the multiplicity and variability of medieval cyclical narratives-and by extension of all medieval textsought not to elicit critical disdain but should invite theory-driven readings that interrogate...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (3): 245–258.
Published: 01 May 2001
... type of character must undergo. One can identify the type through constant though variable structures within the genre. Elements in the action as well as the functions of character coincide with a base model that can be traced in several variations, reductions, amplifications, substitutions...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (3-4): 465–484.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., for example) or seek to engage in more than a rudimentary decoding of variable color (that of the dyer's water in L'Assommoir), we encounter a blind spot. Color practice is occluded in critical readings of Zola's novels (and of literature more generally). The reader of the chromatic text is, to all intents...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (4): 432–433.
Published: 01 November 2004
... by a set of variables or psychological functions. No doubt this is a fallacy from the philosophical point of view. But a useful one. (II: 475) My hope is that Vah~ry's Notebooks will meet the needs of the many scholars and students in Letters and Humanities who will find his reflections on writing...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 857–859.
Published: 01 November 2010
... are not stable, univocal, and transparent, but rather variable, multiple, and contingent" (2). Extending feminist criticism and relying on Pierre Bourdieu's theoretical model sketched out in Masculine Dominance (1998; English trans. 2001), which maintains that there exist a plurality of masculinities...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 859–861.
Published: 01 November 2010
... are not stable, univocal, and transparent, but rather variable, multiple, and contingent" (2). Extending feminist criticism and relying on Pierre Bourdieu's theoretical model sketched out in Masculine Dominance (1998; English trans. 2001), which maintains that there exist a plurality of masculinities...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 436–439.
Published: 01 September 2023
...-autobiographical account: “Le roman historique est un genre à degré d’historicité variable: j’appréhenderai L’Insurgé comme un cas limite, éclairant justement en ce qu’il s’insurge contre les catégories usuelles, afin de mieux baliser d’autres insurrections: contre l’Histoire déjà faite, contre l’Histoire en...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 535–537.
Published: 01 November 2007
... generateur, the status of the hypotext and self-citation) and concludes that Robbe-Grillet's work is based in large part on anaphora. Several of the essays cover fairly familiar territory; engagement with secondary criticism is variable; many contributions show little awareness of the very considerable body...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 541–544.
Published: 01 November 2007
... in between. Whereas politically, they have ranged from close alliance to war, 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...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 265–278.
Published: 01 May 2009
... devoted to the diverse modes of becoming,2 Deleuze and Guattari are at pains to distance themselves from a schema which would differentiate between structured entities or identities on the one hand (human beings, material objects, etc and spatio-temporal variables on the other. In such a schema...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (4): 427–432.
Published: 01 November 2004
... of that old habit of producing what might be called definitions of words-or notions-which I treat by my 'System'. So words are capable of particular combinations. Each seems to me to be defined by a set of variables or psychological functions. No doubt this is a fallacy from the philosophical point of view...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (1-2): 187–202.
Published: 01 January 2009
..., the author externalizing parts of himself in some of the novel's names.) Shifting variable unlike the variable x, which embodies "the plagiarism of oneself," the self escapes the round of generation, the reproducible Pims, Berns, Borns. Nor can the I speaking now be equated with the past self glimpsed...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (3): 355–361.
Published: 01 May 2001
... how variably contempo- BOOK REVIEWS 361 rary social discourses could treat the topic of poverty. If towards the end the main argument is not always clear in showing how the picaresque reflects the transformation of the" other," its exploration of the genre within a larger social discourse offers new...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (1-2): 45–50.
Published: 01 January 2002
..., variables 1. Dans sa preface ala traduction par Aron Wolf et Jean Poliatschek (PUF, 1956; repris au Seuil en 1996) de Le Sentier de Rectitude de MOIse Hayyim Luzzatto (1740). 2. Lors d'une de ses interventions dans mon seminaire de semiostylistique a la Sor- bonne. 3. Je vais revenir un peu plus loin sur...