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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 (2023) 114 (2): 380–400.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Carlos Varón González Abstract After her father’s death, the poetic subject in Luz Pichel’s Galician-language Casa pechada ( Closed Home , 2006) returns from the city to clear the things in her house in a small Galician village. However, these things do not conform to any sense of social, emotional...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 361–376.
Published: 01 May 2003
... the search for identity grounding much of Caribbean literature. The death of its main protagonist, Francis Sancher, and his subsequent wake, provide the villagers of Riviere au Sel with an opportunity to reflect on their past and current plights and to ponder their future. Neither Sancher, who sought...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 125–143.
Published: 01 January 2015
..., "across," and vestitus, "dress"-suggests an act of dressing that confounds established boundaries. As such, I use the term cultural transvestism as an analytic term to represent 4. Much of the scholarship has focused on the utopian overtones of MIle du Clos's Huron village. See Assaf, "Utopian Beginnings...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 169–182.
Published: 01 January 2011
... to the southern village of Ille. His host is M. de Peyrehorade, a fellow antiquarian who has recently unearthed a superb bronze statue of Venus. As it happens, Peyrehorade's only son, Alphonse, is about to marry. On the morning of the big day, Alphonse challenges a group of Spanish mule drivers to a match of jeu...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 461–482.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., of what was]" (5). In Shoah, Lanzmann asks perhaps his most memorable subject, Simon Srebnik, one of only two people out of 400,000 to survive Chelmno, to return there with him. He does, and the reaction of the many villagers who remember him-as a boy of 13 on "Jewish work detail" who would routinely...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 409–426.
Published: 01 May 2012
.... There are, however, two exceptions among those publics when it comes to the issue of anonymity: King Stanislaw of Poland is the most prominent audience member of the print audience of his first discourse, and King Louis XV of the live audience of his opera Le Devin du village. Both kings become crucial reference...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (3-4): 421–428.
Published: 01 May 2005
... de village en village annoncer Ie regne futur de la trinite: "Liberte, egalite, fraternite". Dans chaque village, ils improvisent une musique qui est une musique populaire. Abandon de la musique savante, exaltation de la musique populaire et de l'improvisation, refus de s'installer dans un lieu, dans...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 288–291.
Published: 01 January 2010
.... It is no longer the same place in many ways, but the echoes are still there-the rivers are still icy, and if patois is no longer heard in the villages, where the stone fences have crumbled, there are still the fireplaces, the lizards on the grey walls, the gorse and the heather. One day in the early eighties, I...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (4): 455–478.
Published: 01 November 2001
... France (Paris: Albin Michel, 1988); H. Peres, "Identite communale, republique et communalisation:a propos des monuments aux morts de villages," Revue Fran~aise de Sciences Politiques, octobre 1989, 665-682; Daniel J. Sherman, The Construction of Memory in Interwar France (Chicago and London: University...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (4): 457–470.
Published: 01 November 2002
... pose en contradiction ab- asolue Voulet et Chanoine qui apparaissent sous la plume de Mamani conlme des sauvages. Des Nassarous armes jusqu'aux dents marchent vers l'est. Ils brisent, saccagent tout sur leur passage. Ils sement la mort et la desolation dans tous les villages qu'ils traversent. Des...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 193–198.
Published: 01 January 2016
... wasn t complaining about the village doctor, or the mayor, saying that they were always against us and against our best interests. By us, I mean to say those without money, the ones who never even went to high school, the jobless, the hopeless. My grandmother also screamed, and probably her mother...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 127–145.
Published: 01 January 2013
..., of which it presents a brilliant parody. Moreover, a large part of his work can be read in this manner. Solitary figures, strangers, writers, masters, and all those who live on the margins of the village communities featured in his novels are all systematically suspected of homosexuality. It is never...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 219–226.
Published: 01 January 2004
..., it was a table invented by Mabille where he would show how to correctly dispose all the components of a model village. 14. Onziemes Assises, op.cit., p. 115. JULIEN GRACQ IN ENGLISH 225 Which Gracq? For Hornig, this question raises the problem of a difference in literary generations;15 but it could also...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (1-2): 31–44.
Published: 01 January 2002
... concocts in PT p. 26 has Hagetmau, Montfort, Ombres-aux-Bois, Coudures, Pontens-IesForges, Mugron, CEyreluy, La Chapelle and Saint-Cricq. It proves just as "realist" as the original villages figuring in Zola's text and, we may assume, on the map of France: Donchery, Briancourt, Marancourt, Vrignes-aux-Bois...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (2): 300–309.
Published: 01 September 2022
... family. As Jefferson comments: “It was an act of despair on the part of someone who had once been a spokesman for ideals that no longer had a place in occupied France” (154). To avoid the worst, Nathalie and her children moved to a village southwest of Paris, where they had the courage never to wear...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 174–176.
Published: 01 January 2013
..., without putting that text into the context of Nemirovsky's life and previous writings. Nemirovsky wrote Suite franr;aise in Issy L'Eveque, where her husband Michel was interpreting for German officers stationed in the village. Irene and Michel became friendly with two German soldiers and wrote to one...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 403–405.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of the otherworldly: the fantastic genre (« The Cult of the Unreal: Nodier and the Romantic movement », 62-81). If, however, the Nodier of La Fee aux miettes wants to write for "les honnetes paysans de mon village, les aimables et sages enfants qui n'ont pas profite de l'enseignement mutuel, et les poetes de pensee...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 401–403.
Published: 01 May 2009
... monomania in a way that leads the writer's quest for the idee fixe into the realm of the otherworldly: the fantastic genre (« The Cult of the Unreal: Nodier and the Romantic movement », 62-81). If, however, the Nodier of La Fee aux miettes wants to write for "les honnetes paysans de mon village, les...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 579–582.
Published: 01 November 2009
... of the Marais nowadays, "but not at the same time and preferably not in that order." Or again: "Think of Greenwich Village, New Orleans's French Quarter, or Miami's South Beach for other examples of what I would call urban camp: the appropriation of neighborhoods whose glory has long faded and whose beauty...