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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (1-2): 147–159.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Michael Wood Copyright © 2009 The Trustees of Columbia University 2009 Michael Wood IF ON A WINTER'S NIGHT A THEORIST M y title borrows its beginning and its rhythm from another, very famous one: that of Italo Calvino's novel If on a Winter's Night a Traveler. Calvino's sentence continues...
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Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 3–25.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Lucas Wood Copyright © 2011 The Trustees of Columbia University 2011 Lucas Wood THE WEREWOLF AS MOBIUS STRIP, OR BECOMING BISCLAVRET T o gloss the story of Bisclavret1 is to wrestle with the intractable silence of bodies and the eloquent ways in which they can be made to speak. Within...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 430–439.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Michael Wood Abstract Even as a schoolboy Marcel Proust specialized in thoughts of loss and doubt, and in À la recherche du temps perdu , he puts these thoughts to a very particular kind of philosophical work: the cultivation of epistemological (and other) errors that are certainly errors...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (1-2): 93–101.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Bruce Robbins Copyright © 2009 The Trustees of Columbia University 2009 Bruce Robbins INFORMATION AND EMOTION: ON THE AMBITIONS OF CONTEMPORARY FICTION "Information has become the new character James Wood, "Hysterical Realism" Critic James Wood, in a review of Zadie Smith's novel White Teeth...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (2): 256–260.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Bassani's major enactment of memory investigates the meaning of being Jewish, as Wood argues. In Bassani both memory and the Jewish condition strongly relate to a novelistic and fictional dimension (II romanzo di Ferrara) far more than Levi's work; a dimension, considering the history of Ferrara's Jewish...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (1-2): 3–13.
Published: 01 January 2009
... termes de ces controverses dans l'un des debats cruciaux de la litterature americaine d'aujourd'hui. Celui-ci a ete lance par la fameuse critique par James Wood de ce qu'il a appele Ie « realisme hysterique », cette forme contemporaine du « grand roman ambitieux », qui aurait pour peres Don DeLillo et...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 175–190.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., the Fille's most important act in the first half of the work6 is to attempt to murder Tiebaus after they are attacked in the woods. This is one 5. Kinoshita relates the Fille's decision to leave Aumarie and return to France to the Islamic perception of Frankish intransigence (190-91). 6. The structure...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (3): 325–342.
Published: 01 May 2010
... have broken the contract of feudal society, who have flouted in one way or another the rules essential for the continuance of civilization, flee to LOUIS ARAGON AND THE SUBVERSIVE MEDIEVAL 33 1 the woods. The forest is the natural home of the outlaw and the bandit. It is a place of prophecy and madness...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 259–279.
Published: 01 September 2023
... historians Alexander Nagel and Christopher S. Wood of an “anachronic Renaissance.” With the Temple of Salomon at the core of their argument, they contend that a disciplinary preoccupation with anchoring early modern artifacts in time and space has unwittingly obscured a crucial conceptual structure...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 301–316.
Published: 01 September 2023
... in a landscape of dozens of other factories, with at least thirty smokestacks dotting the Barcelona skyline in the surrounding distance. Not only is there an abundance of piano keys, wood, and cables within this factory, but the film depicts factories themselves replicated like the material goods they assemble...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 567–574.
Published: 01 December 2023
... is with the kinds of professional ambitions parents have for the children whose forty-thousand-dollar-a-year, on average (often more), education they are paying for (Kerr and Wood), we frame multilingualism as giving students an edge in a competitive job market in a globalized economy. Take our classes, our...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (4): 591–592.
Published: 01 November 2009
...-Expression in Christine de Pizan and Louise Labe," 429 Thomas, Andrea, Ducasse et Lautreamont : l'enverset l'endroit (Michel Piers- sens),398 Trachsler, Richard, "Formulas, Orality and Arthurian Romance: A Short Note on a Long Story," 415 Wood, Michael, "If on a Winter's Night a Theorist ," 147 ...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 387–388.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., Mackenzie delineates key anxieties (about nobility, social status, and profession) that bear on the poet's relationship to his inherited land and name; in his Foresteries, a collection of poems set in Vauqueline's ancestral woods, Mackenzie finds a cluttering of "multiple claims that dissipaters] its...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (1): 15–30.
Published: 01 May 2023
..., linking our dwelling to the library and museum across the street, fanning out along trails through woods and mountains that would become our familiar haunts. We carried our solitude with us even as we moved, giving other walkers a wide berth. Bird or tree or work of art became more present to us than...
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Romanic Review (2008) 99 (3-4): 297–315.
Published: 01 May 2008
... their towers and fell asleep in enchanted palaces in the woods. Young princes galloped on horseback through nameless streets. Oaks muttered and herbs revived the dead. Ogres sat on the threshold of caves that lead underground. Laughing fairies passed by, satisfying wishes or cursing. In these tales, we...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (3): 426–447.
Published: 01 December 2022
...). This layered renarration of Tristan’s message is what makes “Chèvrefeuille” seem like a tantalizing logic puzzle posing the question of what exactly was inscribed on the hazel wood. And so, as an object of critical fascination for earlier generations of medievalists, the question most often asked...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 435–455.
Published: 01 November 2007
... of the woods: "Todos dan la invencion deste instrumento a Pan, dios silvano. El uso de las flautas, que por 10 dicho parece averse inventado en los campos, se truxo al poblado" (Tesoro 599). Salcedo Coronel offers a similar explanation: "Euterpe, una de las Musas, fue inventora de las flautas, instrumento...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (1): 96–102.
Published: 01 May 2023
... under the round gut, soft and suppliant, how the brown comforter is smoothed just so, everything in place. 3. Purgatory It’s the noise that brings me here: rounding the corner from the woods, their not quite quiet, and meeting, no, being met by something like a wall of roar: ten...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 23–43.
Published: 01 January 2013
... forez converse e vait. (6-12) (And it often used to happen that many people became werewolves and took refuge in the woods. The werewolf is a wild beast; so long as it is in that frenzy it devours people, does great harm, and lives in and roams the great forests.) The representation is familiar...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 291–307.
Published: 01 May 2003
... to have run away, and the greater part of the novel recounts the old man's flight through the woods with the dog on his trail. The novel's penultimate scene stages the dramatic confrontation between the beast and the old man. It concludes with an authorial meditation that proposes a synthetic vision...