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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 227–233.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Julien Gracq Copyright © 2004 The Trustees of Columbia University 2004 Julien Gracq THE NARROW WATERS Translated by Ingebord Kohnl W hy did the feeling anchor itself in me at an early age that if travelingtraveling without any thought of returning-ean open doors and truly change one's life...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 361–376.
Published: 01 May 2003
... on the forest when, upon being rejected by Sancher, he states: "the trees of Riviere au Sel had once again tightened their hold around him like the walls of a jail. "45 Water imagery is similarly associated both with life and death. The mangrove's waters teem with life but any attempt to cross them would fail...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 233–252.
Published: 01 January 2017
... arrived at his destination: the property of a lady friend of a lady friend, to whom he intended to improvise a bonjour. The rower suddenly senses that his unsuspecting hostess may already be in his vicinity, ­either on the riverbank or in the ­water. Instead of revealing himself and engaging in small...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 106–127.
Published: 01 May 2020
... it with Latour’s ontological pluralism in mind, we see how its epistemological organization shapes its central ontological argument, namely that the combination of the four elements (fire, air, water, and earth) within all animate and inanimate beings explains their abilities and behaviors. Elements have...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 288–315.
Published: 01 September 2020
... between the indexical and the symbolic, as well as the mass-produced image and a rarefied literary style. Analogy binds mourning to the topography of Bruges, lends agency to the city, and relates its key sites and objects (water, stones, mirrors, and carillons) in a dense figural network. While Viane...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 292.
Published: 01 January 2010
.... Then one of them strode up the aisle to dump cigarette ash on the speaker's shoulder. That shoulder belonged to the unflappable Manny Grossman, who calmly dusted off the ash and went on. Not to be stopped at that, the interrupter threw the contents of the water pitcher on the speakers' table over Manny's...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 215–216.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., and Spanish alike, fell under her spell. My office was on the thirteenth floor, facing south with a view of our glorious Manhattan skyline. As soon as Monique walked in, she examined the plants: they always seemed to her dried out, and she did not hesitate to scold me. I was instructed to find a watering can...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 288–291.
Published: 01 January 2010
...; there was no running water. One of the witches next door got sick and refused to go to the hospital because, she wailed, "They will make me take a bath and it will kill me." (She went, they bathed her, and she died). If you have seen the film "The Return of Martin Guerre," then you know what the Creuse looked like...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (1): 67–84.
Published: 01 January 2005
..., as is struck a ship in peril at sea, overwhelmed by the water which struck it now da poggia, that is, from the right side, now da orza, that is, from the left side, or vice versa; this is sailors'vocabulary.] What has occurred in the English translations cited above is the anachronistic imposition of the later...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 317–329.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., and muscular, kneels by the side of a great rush of water. The background is spare with rugged mountains rising in the background and a small barren promontory to the fore. In the middle of the image, books bob on the surface of a floodwater. On the ground by the side of the kneeling figure lies Time's sickle...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (4): 353–374.
Published: 01 November 2000
... two crystals where the garden is reflected, as in a mirror. The crystalline mirror of the Romance of the Rose substitutes for the reflecting surface that the silvery water provided in Ovid's text. It becomes the speculum mundi where the Lover sees the entire garden reflected. But since the Lover has...
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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 (2002) 93 (1-2): 161–171.
Published: 01 January 2002
... the innocent heroine of NotreDame de Paris, Esmeralda, awaits execution. Water drips from the vaulted ceiling-a detail that recurs in everyone of Hugo's many tales of underground torture chambers, as in L'Homme qui rit; it drips in every black hole, cavern and sewer that he uses as various other symbols...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 87–111.
Published: 01 May 2022
... might mean, but suddenly some people came to arrange many kinds of silver vessels on it: like platters, chargers (shallow bowls), plates, basins, vases, water pitchers, and all of those were placed in very beautiful order, in such a way that this bore some resemblance to the altarpieces that are set up...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 3–4.
Published: 01 January 2017
... by some breath the body seemed to live and multiply. And then strange ­music drifted through the air like winds or river ­water or the rhythmic fall of grain threshed by the winnower. The forms grew indistinct as in a dream or canvas half begun which the painte­ r s brush completes through memory...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 65–89.
Published: 01 January 2011
..., the surface of water in the fountain creates the perilous mirror. Second, inside the fountain, the bed of the river is covered with marvelous crystals that sparkle and reflect the garden. For the questing romance subject, the 2. All line references to the Roman de La Rose are to the Poirion/Dufournet French...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (3): 277–296.
Published: 01 May 2001
... emphasis). The slimy is neither like water, which in its purity and transparency leaves no trace upon that which it touches (656), nor like solids, which can be manipulated without danger by the pour-soi: L'objet que je tiens dans rna main, s'il est solide, je peux Ie lacher quand il me plait; son inertie...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (4): 491–492.
Published: 01 November 2004
... et Ie langage dans Ie Surrealisme," 15-27 Fulton, Dawn, "Cajou's Reason: Michele Lacrosil and Post-war Intellectual Liberalism," 171-181 Gracq, Julien, "The Narrow Waters" ("Les Eaux etroites," English trans- lation by Ingeborg Kohn), 227-233 Hakim, Zeina, Freedom, Slavery and Absolutism. Corneille...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 387–388.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., Mackenzie suggests that Balf's poem "encodes the changes in the political landscape using water pollution as a symbol of the greater social ills facing France" (123) and shows how Ronsard questions the status of the region, of the Catholic landowners, and of poetry itself (127). More than the allegorical...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (1): 15–32.
Published: 01 January 2006
... and throws theln both into the sea. l J The books land together on the water and Caliban surfaces- spurting and spouting water fronl a long underwater swinl-he snatches both books and disappears again under the surface. The water is cahn as though it had never been a witness to the destruction of so nlany...