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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 53–68.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Richard J. Golsan Copyright © 2014 The Trustees of Columbia University 2014 Richard]. Go/san THE POETICS AND PERILS OF FACTION: CONTEMPORARY FRENCH FICTION AND THE MEMORY OF WORLD WAR II I n an essay published in the summer 2011 special issue of Le Debat entitled "L'Histoire saisie par la...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 7–8.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Richard J. Golsan Copyright © 2014 The Trustees of Columbia University 2014 Richard]. Go/san REMEMBERING WORLD WAR II IN TODAY'S FRANCE: ITS PRECEDENTS AND LEGACIES I n October 2012, Phil Watts organized a roundtable at Columbia University's Maison Fran~aise devoted to the topic of World War...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 172–174.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Rachel Mesch Nicholas White . French Divorce Fiction from the Revolution to the First World War . London : Legenda , 2012 . Pp. 205 . Copyright © 2013 The Trustees of Columbia University 2013 BOOK REVIEWS problems are, as the author suggests, matter for another book entirely...
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Published: 01 May 2023
figure 1. Kelly Akashi, A Device to See the World Twice (2020). Courtesy of Kelly Akashi and François Ghebaly Gallery. Photograph by Thomas Clark / Clark Art Institute. More
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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...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 191–221.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Antoine Compagnon Copyright © 2010 The Trustees of Columbia University 2010 Antoine Compagnon 1923: "COLUMBIA ATTRACTS SCHOLARS OF WORLD" M y starting point is an article I read in the New York Times a couple of months ago, an old copy of the Times. Older copies of the Times can be worthier...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 57–76.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Mary McAlpin Copyright © 2016 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2016 Rape of Roxane Mary McAlpin The Rape of Roxane and the End of the World in Montesquieu s Lettres persanes Catastrophe is oddly comforting Hollywood thrives on the genres that the concept produces...
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Romanic Review (2017) 108 (1-4): 25–26.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Laurence M. Porter Copyright © 2017 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2017 Laurence M. Porter CARING FOR O­ THERS, CHANGING THE WORLD R oss Chambers! I thought with surpriseYou re supposed to be in Australia! I had never seen him or his image before, but his...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (1-2): 153–161.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Vincent Martin Copyright © 2000 The Trustees of Columbia University 2000 Vincent Martin MIRABILE VISU: THE 'WONDERFUL' WORLD OF CALDERON A ristotle's discussion of thaumaston in the Poetics had a great impact on Renaissance, baroque, and neoclassical theoreticians and preceptists...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 560–566.
Published: 01 December 2023
... literature offered by Harvard Summer School. Studying the works of Aimé Césaire, Frantz Fanon, Kateb Yacine, and Assia Djebar, among others, opened my eyes to the fact that the French language is a lens through which I can see not only France but the whole world. However, it was not until I moved back...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 640–643.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Liesbeth François lf500@cam.ac.uk Dominique Jullien , Borges, Buddhism, and World Literature: A Morphology of Renunciation Tales . Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave , 2019 . Copyright © 2023 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2023 Dominique...
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Romanic Review (2024) 115 (1): 173–189.
Published: 01 May 2024
...” and “intermediality” are understood in the scholarship. Far from simply transposing into writing some preexisting message encoded in Le Pèlerinage à l’île de Cythère , Proust perceived new worlds of meaning and staked out his own art through his appreciation of Watteau’s. As revealed by the precious archival...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 519–520.
Published: 01 November 2007
...James Fujitani Copyright © 2007 The Trustees of Columbia University 2007 Book Reviews Gary Ferguson and David LaGuardia, Eds. Narrative Worlds: Essays on the Nouvelle in Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century France. Tempe: Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, 2005. Pp. 195. Despite the fact...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 249–259.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Stephen H. Fleck Abstract The article analyzes the triviality of Austin’s version of everyday-world speech act theory (which explicitly excluded fictional uses of language) in favor of its specific value for investigation of fictionality, invoking ideas of Pierre Bourdieu and Émile Benveniste...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (1): 161–188.
Published: 01 May 2023
... from Richard Rolle’s self-authorizing singularity that unites the term’s meanings of both solitude and exceptionality, Kempe’s term is fitted to the circumstances of her own social, worldly life. She presents her achieved solitude not as a turning away from the world, but instead as the world’s...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 151–172.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Anke Bernau Abstract In An Inquiry into the Modes of Existence , which addresses itself to the profound challenge of how to “compose” a common world in the Anthropocene, Bruno Latour proposes that the mode of religion [REL] offers a model for all the others—that of reprise. Emerging from...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 128–150.
Published: 01 May 2020
...: they foreground the mediated nature of the world, they ground their descriptions in textual traditions and religious doctrine rather than direct observation, and they represent nature as articulate rather than mute. Latour’s modes help us understand the multimodal nature of bestiaries in ways that refuse...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 8–26.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Miranda Griffin Abstract This essay focuses on the recurrent metaphor of a painstaking journey in Bruno Latour’s An Inquiry into Modes of Existence and the ways in which it can be deployed as a reading of the world. I use this metaphor to scrutinize the transmission, in manuscript Chantilly, Musée...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 87–111.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of the hermaphrodites to contemporary works on the régime de santé , this novel suggests another possibility: a world where the needs of an individual living in a particular environment are met with a diet and way of life appropriate to those needs. In presenting this alternative view, the novel raises the question...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 65–86.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Matteo Pace Abstract Although in the last few decades scholars have dedicated much attention to the juridical world and the academic environment of Bologna and its flourishing university in the second half of the thirteenth century, totally uncharted territory are the connections between Guido...