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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 149–167.
Published: 01 January 2019
... ­Women s Writing 1848 1994. Athlone, 1996. Horo­witz, Sarah. Friendship and Politics in Post-R­ evolutionary France. Penn­ sylvania State UP, 2013. Laforgue, Pierre. Bergeries sandiennes. Politique de l idylle (1847 1848 Fleurs et jardins dans l uvre de George Sand, edited by Simone Bernard-­ Griffiths...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 137–151.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Leduc not just to write but to envisage publishing and thus make her entry into literature. That entry is effected in a ­two-s­tage process, the first involving women, the second, men. In the first stage, it was a friend of Leduc s, Alice Cerf, who persuaded one of her own friends, Géraldine Pardo...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 21–23.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Diderot s experimentalism and regard for outsiders, the idealism of Rousseau as read by Madame Roland and other women The Romanic Review Volume 107 Numbers 1 4 © The Trustees of Columbia University 22 Karen Sullivan writers, and Baudelaire s aspiration to the immortal through his writings on painting...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 25–46.
Published: 01 January 2016
... the harm that traditional gender hierarchies do to women. What specific patriarchal 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 and gentler version of patriarchy popular in men s writings to and for women...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 199–213.
Published: 01 January 2016
... into it, excessive in its emotivity, ­self-­consciously obsessive, and also profoundly curious about the way sexuality functions (which doesn t mean she can t make the odd homophobic remark) and about the lack of fit between her sexuality and everyone else s (in this case, Beauvoir s, the two women in question...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 483–503.
Published: 01 May 2012
...). KATHLEEN LOYSEN This solitary, writing "je," however, often slides into a "nous," when Mme Galien wishes to align herself with the group of women (the women of her circle of acquaintances, or all women in general) on whose behalf she speaks, thereby reminding her audience(s) that she is not speaking on her...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 127–135.
Published: 01 January 2016
... of the Self, I started rereading the works of Violette Leduc. Once I began rereading Leduc, starting with La Bâtarde, I quickly realized what the conference should focus on: abjection, specifically the t­ wentieth-c­ entury tradition of f­irst-p­ erson narratives of women s sexual abjection that these three...
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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 203–221.
Published: 01 January 2019
... that both critiques the real through irony and yet reinstates the real in solid fictional form. Writing ­these novels in the 1880s, on the brink of considerable debate about ­women s access to the public sphere through the realms of education and work, Zola and Maupassant could imagine...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 77–102.
Published: 01 January 2016
... of George Sand s death and the publication of Daniel Deronda, George Eliot s last novel, the distinguished critic Sidney Colvin observed: The art of fiction has reached its highest point in the hands of two women of our time. One of them has just been taken away, and as we read the work of the other who...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 29–45.
Published: 01 January 2015
...: An Algerian Cavalcade, trans. Dorothy S. Blair (Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1993) 221. The Romanic Review Volume 106 Numbers 1-4 © The Trustees of Columbia University 3° CATHERINE MILKOVITCH-RIOUX ceremonies that women so often preside over and give voice to. For, in the face of death, the corpus of Assia...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 7–12.
Published: 01 January 2015
...: Haymarket Books, 2017) 18-19. 5. Assia Djebar, "Forbidden Gaze, Severed Sound," Women ofAlgiers in Their Apartment, trans. Marjolijn de Jager (Charlottesville: U of Virginia P, 1992) 133-52. 6. Assia Djebar, Fantasia: An Algerian Cavalcade, trans. Dorothy S. Blair (London: Quartet, 1989). 7. Assia Djebar...
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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 223–246.
Published: 01 January 2019
... in newspapers and magazines, Abbéma was, like Bernhardt, a public figure who gave many interviews, often in her Paris studio. The two ­women met in 1874 and remained close ­until Bernhardt s death almost fifty years ­later. Bernhardt had a flair for publicity, which included an ability to be a global celebrity...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 13–16.
Published: 01 January 2016
... repeatedly squandered her money on women and gambling, ultimately leaving her with barely twenty francs when the time came to flee revolutionary Paris (29). Vigée Le Brun is understandably bitter about this in her own Souvenirs: time and again, Gita s biography mentions the painter s frustration at being...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 253–274.
Published: 01 May 2013
... with eroticized literary theories. 18 In the City, Reason would seem to be addressing these literary theories. While she considers the relationships between men and women, she explicitly raises hermeneutic questions, thereby involving the City in a theoretical discussion about how writing and reading relate...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 57–76.
Published: 01 January 2016
... as the novel progresses, I stress how very much she differs from the other women inhabitants of the seraglio. Claude Dauphiné has argued that each of the wives possesses a distinct character, but while this is true, Roxane s four ­co-w­ ives Fatmé, Zachi, Zélis, and Zéphis nevertheless form a normed...
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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 refreshing new life that these texts have breathed into women's writing and have praised their effort to challenge...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 13–28.
Published: 01 January 2015
... of the expression of love. Pharmakon, the paternal tongue that allows the author to remember and memorialize in writing herself and other Algerian women, is also the cause and the source of an incessant struggle. As a refuge for emancipation, on the one hand, and a medium of alienation from the mother tongue...
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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 265–285.
Published: 01 January 2019
..., whereas his frustrating infatuations with ­women are just that: frustrating infatuations, leading to real satisfaction for no one involved. And ­because Jean is not a budding writer ­Jean Santeuil is a Bildungsroman, not a Künstlerroman like the Recherche ­there is no teleological Proust s Case Against...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 431–451.
Published: 01 November 2009
... suffering into a sustained creative impulse that is both an antidote to the heartache and a claim to power and self-determination. Writing is also 1. Abandoned Women and Poetic Tradition (Chicago/London: The University of Chicago Press, 1988) xv. The Romanic Review Volume 100 Number 4 © The Trustees...
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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 1–14.
Published: 01 January 2019
... foreground friendship itself, using Victorian w­ omen s life writing to show how friendship between w­ omen reinforced femininity, but at the same time [. . . ] licensed forms of agency ­women w­ ere discouraged from exercising with men (2). Marcus s following chapter on the novel moreover pinpoints...