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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 103.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Nathaniel Wing Copyright © 2017 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2017 Nathaniel Wing BEING WITH ROSS These few remarks are from a long retired, occasional colleague of Ross Chambers. I first met Ross in 1973 when I gave a paper on Baudelaire at the Kentucky...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 47–56.
Published: 01 January 2016
... are generally confined to the wings where no prying eye or ear, including the spectator s, can perceive them.5 In fact, the first act opens with Néron offstage. Agrippine eventually learns (II.26) that Néron has left by a secret door after consulting in private with Burrhus (and perhaps unnamed others) while...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 120–137.
Published: 01 May 2021
.... 1r at the beginning of Inferno , inside the ‘N’ initial is the figure of divine justice: winged female figure with golden hexagonal aura, this figure holds a sword on her left arm and a balance on her left hand (following traditional western divine justice iconography) and is accompanied...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 261–279.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of repressed voices and collective memories. The essay concludes with reflections on renewed discussions regarding “left-wing melancholy” and the politics of recollection in order to show that Vallès’s palimpsestic gaze and transmission of Paris’s revolutionary past also inscribe a hopeful memory...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (1-2): 3–12.
Published: 01 January 2001
..., cultural and political scene of left-wing intelligentsia in Europe and France. He was a friend of some of the greatest artists of this century. He knew Matisse well and wrote about him, both in his fiction (Henri Matisse, roman) and in his art criticism. He was very close to Picasso and was particularly...
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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 91–109.
Published: 01 January 2019
..., the arrest also unleashed modern France s first anti-­Semitic affair. At the heart of this affair was the story of a friendship gone awry. The Duchess s many supporters accused Deutz not just of betraying a po­litic­ al cause but of violating a personal bond: the Duchess had taken Deutz ­under her wing...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 17.
Published: 01 January 2016
.... At Columbia she immediately took me under her wing, mentoring and coaching me on the dos and don ts of university decorum. As E­ uropean-b­ orn women and fellow French scholars in adjoining centuries, we felt a kindred spirit. Her scholarship was stellar, as was her mentoring. To speak with her about Rousseau...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 378–391.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., and the more words, the more he’d accomplished that, in the same way I felt that James, near the end of his life, was wrapping himself in language like a man clutching a cloak against the cold. James’s later work ( The Ambassadors , The Wings of The Dove , The Golden Bowl ) was not really a threat to any...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (1): 94–98.
Published: 01 January 2006
... to fascism, Michel Lacroix helps explain the vituperative rhetoric-use of argunlentu111 ad h0111illel11, character assassination, accul11ulation of gratuitous insults, hyperbole-which permeates the pages of La Gerbe,]e Suis Partout and other right-wing newspapers of that tinle. The arrant racisnl and rabid...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 370–377.
Published: 01 December 2020
... before the Great War. Afterward we ate pannekoeken under the sun and shifting clouds. Drion was a gentle remover of what Proust called “furieux et légers” ( À la recherche 1: 424) (“razend en licht,” “frenzied and light”) wasps on the wing near the jam. 1. Allegory of the Catholic Faith...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 267–268.
Published: 01 January 2010
... . .. ), the renowned theorist whose name, work, and magisterial persona we all remember, was a decorously formal, intensely private man who on choice, rare occasions would lift just a bit of his reserve. Once, while I was bent over a desk in the study wing of his apartment, doggedly updating the intricately...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (1-2): 79–86.
Published: 01 January 2001
... that great bird beating its wings within him - it will have disappeared for those who come after us, just as the writer disappears behind his writings29 he wrote, going on to betray the first, and so far as I can see the only twinge of doubt in the entire two volumes of Matisse, a novel. "Those of us who...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (4): 481–503.
Published: 01 November 2000
... of Andre Malraux's novel La Condition humaine to the ultra left-wing journal La Critique sociale. l In this article, Bataille questions the place that revolution occupies in the larger and more general context of "human agitation." He asks, for example, whether the convulsive movements of revolt, social...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (1): 98–99.
Published: 01 January 2006
..., Literaturllaja Gazeta and other left- wing cOlnnlunist newspapers and Inagazines (see Crispin Geoghegan's COI11prehensive bibliography [1979J), are largely ignored or given short shrift. These olnissions are of course perfectly justifiable, a function of the critic's freedonl to choose what he deenls to be Inost...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (3): 249–269.
Published: 01 May 2004
... that Virgil elaborates-Mercury's characteristic caduceus and winged heels-and he adopts the same point of view for Mercury's flight. Virgil shows Mercury at first high in the sky, examining the peaks of the personified mountain Atlas; then, plunging to sea level, the god skims the surface of the water...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (3-4): 503–519.
Published: 01 May 2011
... as scheming hypocrites who use Jew hatred as camouflage for their right-wing, anti-Republican agenda. Scholars have argued that antisemitism ultimately failed as a political movement in France because of this alliance with the forces of reaction. Inheritors of the Revolutionary tradition, many of whom, like...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 223–242.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., especially when academic activists from such groups wished to test out their relationship with the subaltern, the Gramscian idea of those withdrawn from the state. IS One of the most vocal senior members of the academic wing of the movement in Paris bitterly complained to me that it was unthinkable...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 111–121.
Published: 01 January 2014
... in the 1950s, with its constant denunciation of Hollywood's artifice and excess, also participates in what we might call a left-wing asceticism. In the Mythologies, it is precisely the moments of excess that trigger Barthes's demystifying reflex. Wrestling, for instance, is "a spectacle of excess" (15...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 January 2006
... to C0I11111Ulle, MOllde, Ce Soir, L'Hul1'lLluite, Regards, Vel1dredi, Russie d'aujourd'!Jui, Literaturllaja Gazeta and other left- wing cOlnnlunist newspapers and Inagazines (see Crispin Geoghegan's COI11prehensive bibliography [1979J), are largely ignored or given short shrift. These olnissions are of course...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 79–82.
Published: 01 January 2017
... winged cherubs descend from an ominous, dark blue sky, framed at the margins with decorative garland, of the kind ­imagined in seventeenth-­century palace halls. In tribute, the image makes a direct reference to Peter Paul Rubens s painting El rapto de Europa (1628 29), which depicts Europa as she...