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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 106–127.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., substance, and matter. This essay argues that the Livre deploys precisely such an ontology in dynamic and flexible ways. The varying visual programs in Livre manuscripts each configure the encyclopedia’s ontology differently, either making humans privileged observers of nature or positioning them as subject...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 360–379.
Published: 01 September 2023
... across temporalities. So while, on one hand. the text unpacks how images of the Portuguese Revolution were produced and, subsequently, transformed into heritage, it also reflects on the author’s own engagement with the Revolution’s visual archives and her co-direction of the film essay A revolução (é...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 341–359.
Published: 01 September 2023
...María Rosón; Ana Pol Abstract This article examines the relationships that developed in exile between women writers and artists and things following the Spanish Civil War. Our analysis is based on self-writing and visual art. Using a New Materialist theoretical framework, the article shows how...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 280–300.
Published: 01 September 2023
... of consumption during the final decades of the nineteenth century. Visual representations of masculine accessories in department store catalogs, advertisements, and newspaper illustrations are analyzed to argue that bourgeois men, through their shared affective interactions with material accessories, branded...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 158–180.
Published: 01 May 2021
... and “visual glossing” of the poem. Copyright © 2021 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2021 medieval manuscript illumination Dante Commedia instructions to illuminators Budapest University Library Codex Italicus 1 Thanks to Jonathan Alexander and others, we...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (3-4): 465–484.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., and Zola reveal a consonance of approach and sensibility in terms of color and abstractionism that traverses the boundaries between visual and textual media. The titles of Whistler's paintings tend to subordinate subject matter and privilege the artist's color work, evacuating the referent.3 Mallarme's...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 331–335.
Published: 01 January 2017
... literary work. Through close textual analys­ is that troub­ les both the oppositional nature and the very categories of this debate, Mathias s exploration of vision underscores Sand s own res­ist­ance to binary logic through an engagement with the visual, from the visionary to the scientific observer...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (3): 289–311.
Published: 01 May 2000
... percevoir et ecrire?l T o the question posed above by Lucien Dallenbach, Claude Simon answers in the affirmative, suggesting that the writing process for him has as much to do with visual perception as with its absence, the "tatonnement[ ] a l'aveugle" of a blind Orion. In fact, Simon ends Orion aveugle...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 590–593.
Published: 01 May 2012
... a visual component, whether or not we are conscious of how that visuality affects us. In this case, disorienting the reader and forcing her to consider the visible form and structure of traditional academic introductions makes their point exquisitely. The subsequent chapters, as they tell us, explore...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 177–179.
Published: 01 January 2013
... d'eau (published in 1949). The study will interest readers seeking scholarship on Ponge's literary biography and his relationship to the visual arts, and it will introduce the work of Kermadec to many readers. In a meticulous presentation ofPonge's early biography and the circumstances...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 128–150.
Published: 01 May 2020
... language groups and intersects with nonhuman forms of utterance. Sound plays a key role in this respect: it traverses various categories (material and symbolic, human and nonhuman, vocal and visual, linguistic and nonlinguistic) and is a site where meaningful categorical distinctions can be made. As I...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 467–482.
Published: 01 May 2010
... that presents itself in the same manner to everyone: "cette espece de dechet de l'experience, a peu pres identique pour chacun."3 Literature, for Proust's narrator, works through metaphor to mediate perception and memory, bridging time through mental images, as opposed to cinema's visual images. Proust's...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 301–316.
Published: 01 September 2023
..., and Mexico, I would argue that the French “visual imperialism” (29) that Groo encounters in these African and Latin American expedition films is equally prevalent in the actualities the Lumière cameramen created in Spain. Jean Claude Seguin has studied the history of the Maison Lumière in Spain...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 290–292.
Published: 01 January 2011
.... Villeneuve d'Ascq: Presses Universitaires du Septentrion, 2011. Pp. 444. While a number of book-length scholarly works examine the influence of the graphic image, and of vision and visuality more generally, on the work of Claude Simon,l the relationship between the Nobel prize-winning author's corpus...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 65–89.
Published: 01 January 2011
... functions paradoxically through a negation that is simultaneously caught up in a larger process of affirmation (940). Finally in the visual realm, in 1992, Suzanne Lewis showed that the manuscript illustrations "constitute visual ruptures on the page that disrupt the very process of reading, interjecting...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 37–51.
Published: 01 January 2014
... photography and filmmaking within avantgarde visual cultures in France between 1928 and 1946. To this end, I take a first cue from efforts by narrators of Daeninckx's crime novels (neo-polars) to disclose the causal trajectory of what appears at first to be a minor incident or crime. A second cue builds...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 461–482.
Published: 01 May 2006
... of "visual analogies" to the signs and symbols of fascism and Nazism. The Romanic Review Volume 97 Numbers 3-4 © The Trustees of Columbia University 462 DANARENGA protagonists who relive the past event, thereby accentuating the impossible gap between narrative present and past. In History and Memory after...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 593–596.
Published: 01 May 2012
... reproductions of art by Buzz Spector, a contemporary American artist who alters bookstearing pages and obscuring words-to force new perspectives on the visual nature of textual media. In covering so much terrain, the book's chapters develop a fertile dialogue. Especially nice is the inclusion of discussions...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 587–589.
Published: 01 May 2010
... and lithographic reproduction, elements Gayle Zachmann places at the center of Frameworks for Mallarme: The Photo and the Graphic of an Interdisciplinary Aesthetic. While critics have long recognized the important role scientific theories and new visual technologies such as photography and cinema played...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (3): 307–321.
Published: 01 May 2002
... student in Montpellier and bearing the name of the collection of prose poems, Une chambre conjecturale, evokes the writer's room and the impressions of the perceiving mind therein. The room is conceived with the visual approach of a painter depicting the interchanging impressions of light and colour...