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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 341–359.
Published: 01 September 2023
...María Rosón; Ana Pol Abstract This article examines the relationships that developed in exile between women writers and artists and things following the Spanish Civil War. Our analysis is based on self-writing and visual art. Using a New Materialist theoretical framework, the article shows how...
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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 O ne of the striking features of Haitian fiction written since the 2010 earthquake 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 Copyright © 2019 The Trustees of Columbia University 2019 Nicholas White BETWEEN MEN AND ­WOMEN: MAKING FRIENDS IN GUY DE MAUPASSANT S BEL-­AMI The Ladies Man The greatest truism in the myt­hol­ogy around Guy de Maupassant s life is that he was a prolific womanizer...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 389–408.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Emma Herdman Abstract A Renaissance querelle was primarily litigious. As such, it was heavily gendered: women, who were culturally expected to be conciliatory, not argumentative, were excluded from the law courts. This article uses the example of Madeleine des Roches—a widow, and so legally...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 211–226.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Anne E. Duggan Copyright © 2008 The Trustees of Columbia University 2008 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 champion of womankind, defender of old wives' wisdom...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 486–504.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Gemma Tidman Abstract This article explores the women’s interventions in an overlooked eighteenth-century quarrel about how to reform literary teaching in the boys’ collèges . It begins by introducing this quarrel, here called the querelle des collèges , that involved more than 120 actors, just 3...
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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 sur I'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 (2007) 98 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Marta Wilkinson Kathleen Hart . Revolution and Women’s Autobiography in Nineteenth-Century France . Amsterdam and New York : Editions Rodopi , 2004 . Pp. 196 . Copyright © 2007 The Trustees of Columbia University 2007 BOOK REVIEWS 111 elements, make his historical characters...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (1): 77–95.
Published: 01 May 2023
... women, and the author’s own. Reading the novel as largely to do with class and money, patriarchal capitalism, and the affective ruptures generated by social, economic, and cultural mobility, the Middle Ages seem far from its concerns. Yet solitude, loneliness, and death haunt the texts by and about all...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 437–451.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Lewis C. Seifert Abstract Starting from the premise that the study of quarrels—and especially those involving women—has much to gain by considering conflicts that do not involve an appeal to a public, this essay focuses on the case of Madeleine de Souvré, marquise de Sablé (1599–1678), who...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 505–521.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Catriona Seth Abstract Right at the end of the eighteenth century, a famous poet, Ponce-Denis Écouchard Le Brun, denounced women writers and a literary dispute ensued. While it mobilized a number of authors, one poem stands out in accounts of the quarrel: Constance Pipelet’s “Épître aux femmes...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 131–149.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Yonsoo Kim Abstract Physical illness may lead women to grow spiritually, reflect on their lives, and learn how to write about their unique experiences. A fifteenth-century Castilian writer, Teresa de Cartagena distinguishes herself for being a nun, a conversa , a member of a powerful Jewish family...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (1): 31–56.
Published: 01 May 2023
... cansos and Old French crusade departure lyrics from the perspective of women left behind. mgalvez@stanford.edu Copyright © 2023 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2023 troubadours cantiga d’amigo muwashshah trobairitz Petrarch Dedicated...
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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 (2023) 114 (2): 317–340.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Juli Highfill Abstract Luisa Carnés’s novel Tea Rooms: Mujeres obreras (1934) recounts the corporeal and sensory experience of workers in a pastelería , capturing their hunger and fatigue amid the smells of freshly baked pastries. These working women are thus inserted into economic space, defined...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 363–371.
Published: 01 December 2021
... querelle might also merge into or hide another (for instance, these could both be seen as versions of the querelle des Anciens et des Modernes ). 2 A number of these disputes took women explicitly as their object, such as the well-known and long-standing querelle des femmes , in which, although...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 137–151.
Published: 01 January 2016
... 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, a biographical note in the margins of a larger, longer story of movements, schools...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 397–400.
Published: 01 May 2008
.../1-1705) in light of the shifts in cultural and political ideologies that took place over the course of the seventeenth century. Duggan acknowledges at the beginning of her study the path-breaking work of Nancy K. Miller and Joan Dejean, which served to establish the study of early-modern women's...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (1): 51–69.
Published: 01 January 2007
... advocates the free practice of women's sexuality and portrays the disastrous effects of feminine sexual repression on any move for social justice. Yet in the journal that records her arduous organizing campaign across France's industrializing cities (Tour de France 1980), where she assumes the persona of fa...