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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 201–211.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Edward J. Hughes Copyright © 2014 The Trustees of Columbia University 2014 Edward ]. Hughes "LES LIGNES VAINES ET SOLITAIRES DE MON ECRITURE":l "WORD" AND "WORLD" IN PROUST'S RECHERCHE [Gilberte] me passait une balle; et comme le philosophe idealiste dont le corps tient compte du monde...
Romanic Review (2007) 98 (2-3): 265–273.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Nataly Tcherepashenets Copyright © 2007 The Trustees of Columbia University 2007 Nataly Tcherepashenets SHAPING THE WORD: REPRESSION, ARCHIVE, AND DIALOGICAL DISCOURSE IN JORGE LUIS BORGES'S "LA MURALLA Y LOS LIBROS" W hile Borges's non-fictions as well as his fictions brought him...
Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 505–521.
Published: 01 December 2021
... nous retrace; / Ne nous rappelle point sa fin et ses malheurs” (April 29, 1796). Returning to mythological tradition, and keen to have the last word in the spat, he suggested anew that it was entirely inappropriate for women to write. Their tutelary figure was the goddess of love. Jamais Vénus sur...
Romanic Review (2000) 91 (1-2): 77–88.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Robert Ziegler Copyright © 2000 The Trustees of Columbia University 2000 Robert Ziegler TAKING THE WORDS RIGHT OUT OF HIS MOUTH: FROM VENTRILOQUISM TO SYMBOL-READING IN J.-K. HUYSMANS Since Laurence Porter took critics to task in 1987 for "ignoring the preoedipal level" (52) of Huysmans...
Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 380–400.
Published: 01 September 2023
..., Margins of Philosophy Jacques Derrida is being coy when he claims to be speaking of a letter. As many will know, it is true that he is talking about an a , which, based on French pronunciation, allows a nonnormative spelling of the word différence . But when he deploys it, he dislodges...
Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 260–287.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Raisa Rexer Abstract This essay explores the sudden popularity and redefinition of the word pornographie in France in the 1880s. Following the publication of Émile Zola’s novel Nana and the rise of a genre of cheap, bawdy newspapers in 1880, the French daily press knowingly “invented” the word...
Romanic Review (2022) 113 (3): 426–447.
Published: 01 December 2022
... a forest with her entourage, and its only interpretive difficulty seems to be the way Tristan communicates his message by carving some words or letters onto a stick. This article argues that, by debating what exactly Tristan writes, the scholarship on “Chèvrefeuille” leaves aside the intertext...
Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 73–84.
Published: 01 May 2021
... a beatitudo huius vitae still valid for a Christian Eden, the poet appeals to the text of Ovid’s Fasti through which in many occurrences he is building a harmonic image of human living that, in the shadow of forebears’ sin, only a future intervention of Grace will dispose for Dante’s words. Through exact...
Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 321–335.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Priya Wadhera Abstract In Word of Mouth: What We Talk about When We Talk about Food (2014), Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson discusses “food fears,” recognizing how food can be both a source of sustenance and pleasure and, at the same time, a site of danger and death. In this article, I endeavor...
Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 138–157.
Published: 01 May 2021
... available about such aspects is imposing, and its location subject to the extreme dispersion of traditional scholarly publications: commentaries first but also academic journals, miscellanies, and so forth. Rather than being based on traditional word searches, a true advancement of knowledge needs...
Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 128–150.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of this problem by focusing on the operations of the religious mode [REL] in medieval bestiaries—a mode that includes reference [REF] but does not cross with it as a separate mode. Latour’s dismantling of the Modern opposition between world and words invites a reassessment of how we conceptualize the agency...
Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 259–279.
Published: 01 September 2023
... the monastery’s value as purely symbolic permanence. As Bestué explains, his book functions “no como un acto más de significación, otra capa, sino como un corte.” This mechanistic notion of the written word as a device with which to shape abstraction back into physicality, however, is not a novel addition...
Romanic Review (2011) 102 (1-2): 109–127.
Published: 01 January 2011
... of such a reading makes the enseignes part of a texture of double entendres, uncertainties, and comic horrors. I use the word enseignes throughout to refer to the painted or sculpted signs that labeled the medieval city's taverns, streets, and houses. It seems practical to take advantage of the French word...
Romanic Review (2023) 114 (1): 125–140.
Published: 01 May 2023
.... This is especially evident in the stories of some paradigmatic voices of the wilderness or desert, those of biblical prophets. What seems to happen is that prophets speak either in conversation with their Lord, or to pass along the divine word at that Lord’s instruction. But those two voices, prophet and God, have...
Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 175–186.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Proust and Samuel Beckett in his wake. In what follows, I look at an early, a middle, and a late work by Beckett in order to trace how Beckett" rereads" Proust, in both a specific and more diffuse sense: Beckett's Proust, Molloy, and, although it may not seem an obvious selection, Words and Music...
Romanic Review (2002) 93 (1-2): 151–160.
Published: 01 January 2002
... frequently levelled at classicism by the Romantics16). The true mark of poetic genius is thus not originality but "primitiveness." The word has no chronological connotation: "one can be primitive in any epoch: whoever draws direct inspiration from man is primitive." 17 In Amphitryon Moliere is only original...
Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 151–169.
Published: 01 January 2004
... that this reflection is always imperfect, and it surprisingly takes not a spatial form (i.e. a two-way mirror), but a temporal one: it is a temporized mirroring and so it appears as always belated. To render this nuance, Lyotard plays on Augustine's distinction in his Confessions between two words that designate...
Romanic Review (2006) 97 (1): 106–109.
Published: 01 January 2006
... in essays and books) observes that Olen and wonlen, fated to wander uncertainly in a world of tenlporality and death, cannot "bring frolll the Inountain slope / to the valley a handful of earth, untellable earth, but only / sonle word (they have] won, a pure word, the yellow and blue / gentian." "Are we...
Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 195–215.
Published: 01 January 2017
... the reason, why the word of the Lie, should be such a Disgrace, and such an Odious Charge? Saith he, If it be well weighed, To say that a man lieth, is as much to say, as that he is brave towards God, and a Coward towards men. For a Lie f aces God, and shrinkes from Man. (Bacon, Essayes 8 9) Bacon cites...
Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 187–202.
Published: 01 January 2019
... makes of a word to refer to the perhaps questionable nature of the relationship exist ing between two men is highlighted in intriguing ways. These moments occur after the death of Lucien de Rubempré, and the relationships in question are those between Lucien and Jacques Collin, aka Vautrin...