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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (3): 259–274.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Paul Creamer Copyright © 2002 The Trustees of Columbia University 2002 Paul Creamer WOMAN-HATING IN MARIE DE FRANCE'S BISCLAVRETl L ove is never easy for Marie de France's protagonists. All twelve of her lays feature a man and a woman in troubled love, and these amorous pairs are strained...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 19–20.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Barbara Abrams Copyright © 2016 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2016 Need Header Barbara Abrams Homage to Gita May: A Woman of Valor Ifirst met Professor May at a 1986 American Society of Eighteenth Century Studies (ASECS) conference in Cincinnati, Ohio, during...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 91–108.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Joshua Armstrong Copyright © 2011 The Trustees of Columbia University 2011 Joshua Armstrong THE GLORIFIED WOMAN: ABSTRACTION AND DOMINATION IN LE LNRE DU VOIR DIT Pour que je puisse dire: cette femme, il faut que d'une maniere ou d'une autre je lui retire sa realite d'os et de chair, la rende...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 413–418.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Margot Irvine Rachel Mesch . Having It All in the Belle Époque: How French Women’s Magazines Invented the Modern Woman . Stanford : Stanford UP , 2013 . Pp. 241 . Copyright © 2014 The Trustees of Columbia University 2014 BOOK REVIEWS figures of benefaction that genius both...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 505–521.
Published: 01 December 2021
....” A study of the timeline shows that this was not in fact part of the original exchanges and that its central role is due on the one hand to a retrospective delineation of the events by a woman poet with a vested interest and, on the other, to its ambition and quality. The case poses several questions...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 389–408.
Published: 01 December 2021
... obstructive process of law. Des Roches’s rejection of overtly agonistic writing in favor of discreetly powerful methods of persuasion reflects her objection to quarreling—as an unwelcome distraction from the literary self-expression that she maintains is a woman’s intellectual right—even as she engaged...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 235–260.
Published: 01 September 2021
...” that merges two nineteenth-century figures: the “invisible” flâneuse and the “inaudible” rieuse , or funny woman. Focusing on the intersection of the representation of urban experience and the humorous in Fiacres , this article situates Marni’s sound bites within a genealogy of women writers and the city...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 131–149.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., and most of all a disabled (deaf) woman of letters. Her work Arboleda de los enfermos represents a hybrid paradigm in which literature, religion, and medicine interact with one another in medieval Europe. Teresa’s use of embodied metaphors to describe her experience of isolation and loneliness helps...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 431–451.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Geri L. Smith Copyright © 2009 The Trustees of Columbia University 2009 Geri L. Smith "THE FLAMES WILL HAVE CONSUMED ME": ABANDONMENT, DEATH AND SELFEXPRESSION IN CHRISTINE DE PIZAN AND LOUISE LABE T he theme of abandonment and the image of the abandoned woman have been staples of the poetic...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 29–45.
Published: 01 January 2015
... are the daughters of Zoulikha, the "woman without a tomb." Djebar herself appears as a thaumaturgist in her elegy, Algerian White. But it can also refer to us, her readers, mourning the disappearance of the author, absorbed by the works she left behind for posterity. It can even refer to the very act of reading...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 13–16.
Published: 01 January 2016
... exhibition devoted to M­ arie-A­ ntoinette s portraitist at the Met. Vigée Le Brun: Woman Artist in Revolutionary France, on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City from February 15 through May 15, 2016, was a f­ull-s­cale international retrospective long overdue. After a long period...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 709–725.
Published: 01 November 2010
... and very personal anxiety about the woman artist's gaze as a vehicle for desire and knowledge-on the other, his ambivalent feelings toward female sexual education, in particular his own daughter's. Mme Terbouche, as Diderot calls her, was an adventurous and ambitious artist. She had been trained, like her...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 453–472.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., an ode by Olivier de Magny and a sonnet by Claude de Taillemont, that explicitly liken Labe to Medusa. The critic Mireille Huchon has recently argued that these assimilations of Labe to Medusa are attempts to belittle the woman writer who is ostensibly being praised. She further notes that the Medusa...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 January 2007
... with the writings of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Hart establishes autobiography as a literary genre connecting "one's private life and one's public role or 'vocation' " (20). In each chapter, she demonstrates how the life of the woman autobiographer relates to the self-exploration that her writings reveal...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 253–274.
Published: 01 May 2013
... misogynistic sentiments, to a foolish man who dresses like a woman. Reason implies that misogynistic texts produce a kind of drag on their readers. Reason's queer metaphor is not at all trivial. A close reading of the City shows that her maneuver is part of a broader pattern in the text: Christine's main...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 539–541.
Published: 01 November 2007
... the literary genealogy of the figure of the Creole woman in domestic novels of the late eighteenth to the early nineteenth centuries. Taking its cue from the current valorization of such terms as creolite, metissage, and diaspora, Carolyn Vellenga Berman's exhaustive study proposes to historicize...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (1): 23–50.
Published: 01 January 2007
... of others (even after she won custody from Chazal), and Tristan's travels were remarkable not only for their frequency, but also for the fact that she always voyaged alone, an unusual feat for a nineteenth-century woman of any class or nation. Following the publication aof Peregrinations in 1838, Tristan...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (2): 185–200.
Published: 01 March 2006
.... Michel Foucault, His toire de la sexualite I, p. 74. The Romanic Review Volume 97 Number 2 © The Trustees of Columbia University 186 PETER CRYLE in Diderot's story is the magic ring given by the genie Cucufa to the sultan Mangogul. The ring, when pointed at a woman's "jewel," compels it to talk...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (3): 315–325.
Published: 01 May 2004
... invulnerable to calumny. The Princess returns his love and they live happily ever after, far from the eyes of the world. In this story, the woman is the supreme artist who triumphs over a great male writer and is admired for her victory in spite of the narrator's assurances that she is an unprincipled liar...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (3): 249–269.
Published: 01 May 2004
... to mention in the conversations of polite salon society; it provides a pretext for their literary conquest of Catherine Des Roches's body. In "Apollon en Puce," flattering comparisons of an elephant and a griffin with the flea precede a description of its current status, perched on the woman's breast: 34 Toy...