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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 49–63.
Published: 01 January 2011
.... Repetition also implies similarity, or resemblance. Despite the differences between the character of the Narrator-Lover, the personification Fair Welcome, and the symbol of the rosebud, all three resemble one another. They are all characterized by a profound indeterminacy, which undermines not only...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 193–198.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Leduc writes about herself in La Folie en tête: Vocation: none. And then she became Violette Leduc. When we read this assertion, vocation: none, and we see that the same person who wrote this sentence wrote La Bâtarde, L Asphyxie, and Thérèse et Isabelle, we can feel much more welcome, because even...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 400–404.
Published: 01 May 2008
... [who] prove to be universally knowledgeable, and capable in war and government alike" (238). While at times uneven, Duggan's book is on the whole a very welcome contribution our understanding of the cultural politics of gender and prose fiction in early-modern France. From Scudery's republicanism...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 17.
Published: 01 January 2016
... to one s personal development and wishes they were still here to listen to a tribute that should not have been in memoriam. Gita warmly welcomed me back in 1983, when, still inexperienced, I came to Columbia University as a young assistant professor in the French Department, my first academic position...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 13–28.
Published: 01 January 2015
... this experience. To move after Odysseus also means to face others and oneself as welcoming or unbecoming hosts, offensive or derelict guests, to face the use and abuse of hospitality. To move after Odysseus means to become oneself, to devenir soi, after becoming a stranger in one's own home, after nearly losing...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 262–263.
Published: 01 January 2010
... planters in the southern parishes of Louisiana where Tabasco and Trappey's hot sauces are made. I didn't expect to see the reader of Baudelaire's "Cats" to be so stylishly dressed. While it was a welcome surprise, it also created some distance between me and the teacher whose courses I expected to attend...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 248–249.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., on the esthetic and literary level he welcomed nothing more than a vigorous controversy or a provocative debate and always strongly identified with the avant-garde, notably with structuralism, intertextuality and the surrealist movement. In spite of the heavy demands constantly made on his time and energies...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 387–388.
Published: 01 May 2013
.... Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2011. Pp. 304. The Poetry of Place is a most excellent and welcome book, a splendid addition to the growing body of studies that focus on the myriad connections existing in early modern France between literature, cartography, cultural geography, and space more...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 235–247.
Published: 01 May 2009
... as a welcome gift that unifies north and south, Catholic and Protestant. In the course of this essay, I will examine La Judit in its original context and above all the political implications it held for Queen Jeanne d'Albret and for a few other references to Marguerite at the moment of publication, two years...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 463–465.
Published: 01 December 2020
... the dangers of uncritical affective sharing and the limits of suspicious distancing, ultimately suggesting that they must be made to coexist and temper one another. Empathy and the Strangeness of Fiction is a welcome addition to the growing interdisciplinary exploration of empathy. Like other cognitive...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 212–213.
Published: 01 January 2015
... by Michel Magnien about Guillaume Du Mayne and Michel de Vascosan. Philippe Desan adds a welcome and important chapter about the editorial practices of Etienne de La Boetie. The volume close with a fascinating piece by John Nassichuk on the largely forgotten Neo-Latin Caennais poet Jean Rouxel. Precisely...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 213–214.
Published: 01 January 2015
... final section is titled "Poetes humanistes et transmissions editoriales" and begins with a chapter by Michel Magnien about Guillaume Du Mayne and Michel de Vascosan. Philippe Desan adds a welcome and important chapter about the editorial practices of Etienne de La Boetie. The volume close...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 483–496.
Published: 01 May 2010
... or less autobiographical texts appeared in the 1990s that seemed to rival it in sexually explicit content, noticeably written by women.2 The more enthusiastic critics have welcomed the refreshing new life that these texts have breathed into women's writing and have praised their effort to challenge...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 129–144.
Published: 01 January 2011
... presence in the (Orgon) household has brought about a shift away from what Pernelle (and the neighbors) deems to be modest, seemly behavior, in favor of more lively, and dubious, sociability. Elmire, like Tartuffe, is a relatively recent arrival in the household, an alien who is welcomed by some (in her...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 302–304.
Published: 01 May 2007
... knew him around the same time. It would also seem more than likely that our Borges would have traits that offered contrasts with the image that Edwin Williamson has fashioned. This said, there is much merit in his biography. I think that Borges: A Life is a welcome complement to Rodriguez Monegal's...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 27–29.
Published: 01 January 2017
... tomorrow and have some tea or coffee a­ fter class? G­ reat, I ll be t­here. Thanks. The next day Ross welcomes me into a lovely sunny apartment. His is the first professor s home I visit as a gradu­ate student. Walking through the entry­way I notice a small print on the wall and stop to look...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 587–589.
Published: 01 May 2010
... day. Zachmann's book is beautifully written and produced and it contains a useful index and bibliography as well as numerous photographs of Mallarme. Given the emphasis she places on strategies of self-representation, a bit more discussion of these photographs would have been welcome, even if real...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 93–102.
Published: 01 January 2015
... alive, it is that of his native language during the twenty years he spends in Paris. The return to speaking Arabic with his new lover, Nadjia, is portrayed as a welcome and even triumphant homecoming rather than a limitation on his Francophone expression. These contrasting elements lead readers...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 327–329.
Published: 01 January 2017
..., and an alphabetical index of the poems. In sum, this is a welcome edition that sheds new light not only on Tomaso s poetry but also on the Italian Duecento as a w­ hole. Basing his discussion and conclusions on both material evidence and intertextual connections that represent a consensus among the Duecento scholars...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 204–206.
Published: 01 January 2015
... Bellay's Divers jeux rustiques (1558), providing some welcome precision on the bucolic mode. Fernbach's copy/copia opposition is inspired by Terence Cave's The Cornucopian Text (1979). It might have been useful to have more material looking back on Cave's analysis since that critic has moved on to other...