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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (1): 94–98.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Robert S. Thornberry Michel Lacroix , De la Beauté comme violence. L’esthétique du fascisme français (1919–1939) . Presses de l’Université de Montréal, Collection Socius , 2004 . Pp. 394 . Copyright © 2006 The Trustees of Columbia University 2006 94 BOOK REVIEWS Ie cas de Ie...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 199–222.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Doris L. Garraway Copyright © 2013 The Trustees of Columbia University 2013 Doris L. Garraway TOWARD A LITERARY PSYCHOANALYSIS OF POSTCOLONIAL HAITI: DESIRE, VIOLENCE, AND THE MIMETIC CRISIS IN MARIE CHAUVET'S AMOUR Critics of Haitian writer Marie Chauvet's controversial novel, Amour...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 45–64.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Michael Meere Copyright © 2013 The Trustees of Columbia University 2013 Michael Meere VIOLENCE, REVENGE, AND THE STAKES OF WRITING DURING THE FRENCH CIVIL WARS: SIMON BELYARD'S LE GUYS/EN W hen Henri III had the Guise brothers killed, mutilated, and cremated and then disposed of their ashes...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 151–172.
Published: 01 May 2020
... on vernacular accounts of Mary’s Assumption, it argues that reprise leads to violent as well as loving conversions; indeed, violence can proceed in the name of love. The essay concludes that composition, reprise, and conversion come together in ways that trouble late medieval accounts of the Assumption...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 149–154.
Published: 01 January 2010
... something new might be happening, something we may characterize as a break away from a more "traditional" African writing: annus mirabilis 1968 is the date of publication of two first novels, Malian Yambo Ouologuem's Le Devoir de violence and Ivoirian Ahmadou Kourouma's Les Soleils des independances. Both...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 183–187.
Published: 01 May 2013
... to describe, in graphic detail, the violence that was perpetrated on the colonized and enslaved. This question unfolds into a wider reflection on the motivations and effects of the depiction of horror. Miller points out that there is a fine line between the depiction of suffering for moral and political...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 161–165.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Review, Bachir Souleyman Diagne chose Le Devoir de violence by Yambo Ouologuem as an illustration of the crisis of African letters in 1968.8 I would also like to turn to this novel because I believe it suggests a way out of the antinomies I have just evoked. At the time of its publication, historians...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 391–404.
Published: 01 May 2003
... underneath: the fragile narcissism of subjects who erect fac;ades of ideology and self-importance around the naked core of their being to ward off ever-impinging social violence. This social violence can take the most varied forms; from the most intimate tribulations between mother and daughter...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 123–127.
Published: 01 January 2010
.... On the other side, it bequeathed a fixation on trauma as the master-term for psychic violence, modernity, lyric self-shattering, and irony. Whereas irony, for an exemplary European critic like Georg Lukacs, operated reparatively in its "self-correction of the world's fragility" and in its negotiation...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 103–106.
Published: 01 January 2014
...-historicized literary art form is confronted with Europe's legacy of violence." Implicit in this broad but succinct description is a whole host of compelling formal, aesthetic, historical, and theoretical questions, among them: What form, or forms, political or otherwise, can the tragic agon assume? Who might...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 291–307.
Published: 01 May 2003
... and the players involved. The young men who have been identified throughout the novel as the basest members of society are themselves capable of violence when presented with a weaker foe. This suggests that, in contrast to Chamoiseau's stable lines of demarcation, and his authoritative distribution of parts...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 91–108.
Published: 01 January 2011
...) is merely the faithful transcription of what happened between two real-life lovers. However, as Blanchot reminds us, reality cannot be transcribed into language without violence. In the case of the Voir dit, this violence is exacerbated (and highlighted) because the discourse of the text-that of medieval...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 23–43.
Published: 01 January 2013
... "preie e ravine" as befits its instincts, Bisclavret's violence, carefully directed to nonhuman game, doesn't depart from aristocratic norms, with its ritualized violence against game (deer, boar) and perceived competitors (fox, wolf). More important, even in his animal form the baron displays...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 183–199.
Published: 01 January 2011
... in the Romantic movement in general, calling it a "phenomene social, voire phenomene de mode" (3) that flourishes in the context of a Romantic movement that incorporates violence and death in its repertoire of experiences as it acelebrates "la creation artistique comme connaissance de l'individu travers la...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 115–122.
Published: 01 January 2010
... of the modern experience, two sites of trauma that bookend modern literature. Debarati Sanyal offers a compelling critique of these traumatized accounts of the nineteenth century in The Violence ofModernity: Baudelaire, Irony, and the Politics ofForm. According to Sanyal, the problem with characterizing...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 7–12.
Published: 01 January 2015
... is developing or developed-in women fighting in legitimized armies. Colonizer and colonized are united in the violence of gendering, which often celebrates motherhood with genuine pathos.4 I realized later that this entire insight came to me from "Forbidden Gaze, Severed Sound," the closing section of Djebar's...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 302–304.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Argentina as belonging to the periphery and not the center. The violence Borges inflicts on the tradition through his rethinking of translation is a literary response to the various forms of violence (economic, cultural, epistemological, political, etc.) that inform the geopolitical location of Argentina...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 329–343.
Published: 01 May 2003
... narration, on s'aper~oit que ces espaces ne sont ni attrayants, ni calmes, ni joyeux mais plutot inorganiques, troublants et hideux, theatres frequents de violences et de conflits entre groupes et individus. Ces conflits provoquent un sentiment de malaise et mettent en danger les personnages condeens. Cette...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 3–25.
Published: 01 January 2011
... and earns the love of the royal court for his exemplary courtesy. When he eventually tries to attack his wife's new husband and successfully tears off his wife's nose, his uncharacteristic violence is immediately attributed to a desire for vengeance. Under torture, the wife confesses her treachery, returns...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (4): 481–503.
Published: 01 November 2000
... was a committed writer of tracts and articles proclaiming the need for a proletariat revolution. This revolution, as envisaged by Bataille, would channel the forces of hatred, rage, revolt and violence, but would begin from a fundamental and primordial anguish, without which all revolution loses its impetus: Mais...