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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 105–109.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Patty Keller Copyright © 2017 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2017 Patty Keller THE TASK IS TO SCATTER WELL Iam sitting down, once again, to write some thoughts on Ross. Notes from the heart. It is aftern­ oon. It is raining. I remember him well. And not so well...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 87–111.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Kathleen Long Abstract The régime de santé , already by the end of the medieval era a well-developed genre that offered advice on diet and other health practices, found new life in the sixteenth century as the Galenic works on food and hygiene that informed it were translated into Latin and even...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 281–304.
Published: 01 September 2021
... pattern that comes to characterize not only food but also bodies, clothing, décor, narrative form, and modes of attention and belief. I argue that the aesthetics of patchwork and collage extend as well to Sue’s self-fashioning as a political and moral opportunist. 17. See also Ferrières, to whose...
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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 (2020) 111 (1): 8–26.
Published: 01 May 2020
... that inhabit it, as well as to the ways in which myths solicit representation in material form. In this instance, material form is a medieval manuscript, one that can be read, through a Latourian lens, as a set of category crossings that bring together points in space and time. Those points are not organized...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 316–332.
Published: 01 September 2020
... to the colonial condition. However, the colonial legacy continues to pervade Daoud’s own narrative particularly in his portrayal of contemporary Algeria and Islam. There are unresolved contradictions in the fabric of Daoud’s text as well as a silence that emerges from a hyperbolic bavardage . 19. “Wine...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 455–461.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., as were the various points of view of Russian formalists as well as the French debates concerning historical determinism and creativity in literary studies. Copyright © 2020 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2020 behaviorism historicism creativity In Dickens’s...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 204–206.
Published: 01 January 2015
...-cultural encounters specifically, among them: a frequently multicultural student body; apparent intimidation by historical investigation that evaporates upon true engagement with texts; and strong contemporary interest in the creative processes of adaptation and appropriation that resonate well with pre...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 January 2007
... real and to tell the story that the novel seeks to tell is engaging. This insight is useful to the literary critic, student and author for its approach to the novel as language, as history, as cultural testament, as signifier and signified. Michaud's essay knows both works well and bridges...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 117–121.
Published: 01 May 2007
... passage as well as the illumination of obscure allusions. Their topics range from aesthetics to ethics (he was passionately committed to both); from the early poetry to the final fiction. We encounter new inquisitions-to coin his own term-of Borges's attraction to the Orient as well as to Western thought...
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Romanic Review (2005) 96 (1): 119–121.
Published: 01 January 2005
... au de Guillaume de Dole, and Guillaume de Machaut's Remede de Fortune, as well as several other narratives with lyric insertions. Although recent years have seen the publication of a number of studies of such works, this book stands apart both for its thorough account of the manuscript evidence...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 219–226.
Published: 01 January 2004
..., to Carnets du Grand Chemin, 1992) only his four novels had been translated into English, and published in the US.3 The same novels, as well as one of the three novellas in La Presqu'i!e have also been published in translation in the UK.4 1. Quoted by the French novelist and journalist Jerome Garcin who...
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Romanic Review (2018) 109 (1-4): 149–164.
Published: 01 January 2018
... the viciousness of the world ­this is how the Roman congregations responsible for book c­ ensorship, the Holy Office and the Congregation of the Index, viewed thems­elves and their duty.2 The censors in charge w­ ere well aware of the 1 Unter Paul IV. wurde ein Index librorum prohibitorum verfaßt, welchen...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 83–88.
Published: 01 January 2017
... and noticed that I was given to wearing a long-­ brimmed hat, of which she made gentle fun: was I addicted to it? was it a fetish? had I made some kind of vow? I recognized the genre and it was up to me to respond in kind ­that is in the mode of banterwith perhaps a well-­turned comment on her own outfit...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 239–241.
Published: 01 January 2010
... to know the man when I returned to Columbia in 1992, I was already well aware of what he meant to me as a critic and a thinker. With my remarks today, consequently, I would like to testify to the pollinating effects and synthesizing reach of Riffaterre's work. My well-annotated copy of Fictional Truth...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 395–396.
Published: 01 May 2013
... and carefully argued, and successfully demonstrates that these fascinating texts merit further critical attention. His study will be relevant to specialists of seventeenthcentury French literature, to historians of early modern France, as well as to scholars interested in the complex intersections between...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (1): 109–111.
Published: 01 January 2007
... function as ambassador between the Old and New Worlds. Bessiere's essay really brings the theme of Vargas's novel together. The principle of duality works well to juxtapose not only the writers in question, Tristan and Vargas Llosa, but the subject of Le Paradis, Flora Tristan and Paul Gauguin. Bessiere...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 195–199.
Published: 01 January 2015
... and annotations by translators, scribes and other readers, authors' reflections on their own readings as well as those of their imagined or ideal readers, and the readings performed visually by artists. The book is divided into four sections, organized into four spaces or contexts in which reading occurs: Le...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 185–189.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Gerald Prince Copyright © 2010 The Trustees of Columbia University 2010 Gerald Prince RESPONSE TO ELENA RUSSO Elena Russo's discussion of the Languages of Criticism and the Sciences of Man covers so much ground and covers it so well that I have little to add to it.1 In particular, I admire...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 105–110.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Jane Tylus Copyright © 2010 The Trustees of Columbia University 2010 Jane Tylus REFLECTIONS OF AN ITALIANIST W hat are Romance studies in this day and age, and where does my own specialization, Renaissance Italian, fit into them? Has Italian ever really fit in that well-particularly given...