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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 211–226.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Anne E. Duggan Anne E. Duggan WOMEN SUBDUED: THE ABJECTIFICATION AND PURIFICATION OF FEMALE CHARACTERS IN PERRAULT'S TALES Charles Perrault has been heralded by Marina Warner as "the championof womankind, defender of old wives' wisdom" (169). Joan Dejean has argued that Perrault defended...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 381–396.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Martin Munro Copyright © 2014 The Trustees of Columbia University 2014 Martin Munro FALLEN NATION, FALLEN WOMEN: DISASTER AND PROSTITUTION IN MAKENZY OReEL'S LES IMMORTELLES One of the striking features of Haitian fiction written since the 2010earthquake has been the rise of the theme...
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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 203–221.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Nicholas White Nicholas White BETWEEN MEN AND WOMEN: MAKING FRIENDS IN GUY DE MAUPASSANT S BEL- AMI The Ladies Man The greatest truism in the my thol ogy around Guy de Maupassant s life is that he was a prolific womanizer, and it is not for nothing that Maupassant would sign some of his short...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 January 2007
... at Santa Barbara) Kathleen Hart. Revolution and Women's Autobiography in Nineteenth-Century France. Amsterdam and New York: Editions Rodopi, 2004. Pp. 196. In her lively and wonderfully-written book, Kathleen Hart analyzes the works of Flora Tristan, George Sand and Louise Michel as feminine responses...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 483–503.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Kathleen Loysen Copyright © 2012 The Trustees of Columbia University 2012 Kathleen Laysen "JE SUIS AUTEUR": MME GALIEN AND THE STATUS OF WOMEN'S AUTHORSHIP IN EARLY EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY FRANCE I n Madame Galien's preface to her Apologie des dames appuyee surI'histoire, l the author describes...
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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 (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 (2016) 107 (1-4): 137–151.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., sometimes called the Mo Movie Measure or Bechdel Rule, is a simple test which names the following three criteria: (1) it has to have at least two women in it, (2) who talk to each other, about (3) something besides a man. Bechdel Test Movie List Friendship is one of those incidentals in literary history...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 397–400.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., which served to establish the study of early-mod- ern women's writing as a viable and crucial field of scholarship. However, Duggan questions the extent to which writers such as Scudery and d'Aulnoy should be associated primarily in terms of their status as women writers; instead she stresses that "we...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (1): 51–69.
Published: 01 January 2007
... and talented of the pioneers and founders of French Socialist Feminism," Tristan did not include the right to sexual freedom in her campaign for ['Union ouvriere in 1844.2 The omission is striking, given that her 1838 novel Mephis frankly advocates the free practice of women's sexuality and portrays...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 400–404.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Lewis C. Seifert 400 BOOK REVIEWS Where Perrault glorifies hard domestic work in his tales and punishes women of leisure, d'Aulnoy disentangles women from domesticity and allows them to pursue more noble activities: reading, writing, and governance. However, the tales' protagonists seek outlets...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 145–168.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Such a lover's drive to access the hidden recesses within his object of desire is also a naIve yet apt expression of how we read the difference between our own fully self-conscious individualism and the opacity of early modern literary figures, especially women. If we could see inside them, what would we find...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 71–92.
Published: 01 January 2015
... on what she described as "the father book" and anticipated that it would be the final work in the Algerian quartet,S a series of novels focusing on women's experiences in precolonial, colonial, and postcolonial Algeria.6 Over a decade had gone by since the publication of the quartet's third novel, So Vast...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 7–12.
Published: 01 January 2015
... of the 1960s anti-colonial struggles in Mozambique and Angola, I wrote: Although liberation struggles force women into an apparent equality-starting with the 19th century or even earlier-when the dust settles, the so-called post-colonial nation goes back to the invisible long term structures of gendering...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 253–274.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., Christine becomes duped into believing that women are monstrous, and, in opposition to this way of thinking, Lady Reason appears and begins to describe to Christine how misogynistic convictions themselves are in fact quite abnormal. To inoculate Christine against misogyny, Reason intimates that chauvinism...
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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 223–246.
Published: 01 January 2019
... They have also shown, however, that most people at the time were unwilling to speak about sex between women or between men openly, in public, even though some will- ingly shared gossip about gay scandals or recorded gay and lesbian encounters and liaisons in more private forms of communication...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 47–70.
Published: 01 January 2015
... the masculine control over women's representation and authorship that is explicit in Homer's text. In this article, I attempt to construct a dialogue between the novelist and filmmaker Assia Djebar and the writer and director Agnes Varda. Most often, academic studies consider Djebar's work through...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 25–46.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., ANd MAsCulINITy Decades of feminist scholarship have taught us a great deal about the harm that traditional gender hierarchies do to women. What specific patriar- chal ideologies and practices do not just for but also to particular kinds of men has garnered far less attention. But according to a supposedly kinder...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 257–270.
Published: 01 May 2008
... only decades after the publica- tion La cunta during the years 1690-1715 in France. There the literary fairy tale was cultivated mainly by women writing in salons, as well as a few male authors like Charles Perrault.5 Elsewhere I have explained how sixteenth-century literary theories of the mar- velous...
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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 refresh- ing new life that these texts have breathed into women's writing and have praised their effort to challenge...