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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 408–416.
Published: 01 December 2020
... by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York 2020 postwar Europe world culture artistic beauty truth For a long time, as a child, I had to go to bed early. Every evening, at nine o’clock, my mother came to the room I shared with my sister, gave us a goodnight kiss and turned off...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 87–111.
Published: 01 May 2022
... into vernacular languages. The precepts of this genre entered into the literary culture of early modern France primarily through the avenue of satire, in which characters were defined by the food they ate and by other aspects of the Galenic regimen. Because of its association with treatises on the education...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 553–559.
Published: 01 December 2023
... other cultural forms, although it does point to the continuing value of studying literature as one of the places where language is at stake and at play. We can continue to ask what it means to study artifacts that are produced in and with the French language in various spaces and sites in the world...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 437–450.
Published: 01 May 2003
... by the cataclysmic advent of slavery and the shift from plantation culture to tourism, creolite also extends the avant-garde revolution in poetics promulgated by Joyce, Pound, and 4. Franco Moretti, "Conjectures on World Literature," New Left Review (Jan-Feb 2000) 67. 440 EMILY APTER Celine, all of whom unleashed...
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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 125–143.
Published: 01 January 2015
... of cultural cross-dressing was foundational to the initially fluid ethnic, class, and racial elaborations" in New France (4). White's work complements studies by researchers of New France, working in historical modes, who have examined metissage and cultural transfers on the ground in the French New World. 1...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 361–380.
Published: 01 May 2014
... degradation de l'art du romancier" (99,101), while Peter Hallward proclaims that "there is no unity of place or plot The basic principle of composition seems to be, quite simply: anything goes" (102). 3. The tout-monde implies an interaction of the world's cultures in which the specificity of each individual...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 538–545.
Published: 01 December 2023
... teach and conduct research on various parts of a browner Francophone world. We examine French and Francophone cultures in a variety of forms, on several different continents, during different eras. Not only do we do language, literature, and culture, we actively engage in the study of multiple media...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 560–566.
Published: 01 December 2023
... at Emory University, and I was keen to take classes on the Arab World and Islamic civilization. Ultimately, in my dissertation, I was able, through French novels by authors of Arab origin, to achieve a substantive understanding of my native culture by examining issues related to the Arabic language...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 575–582.
Published: 01 December 2023
... cultural expression, to see Voodoo as a religion and not a cultish belief, and to value and share Haitian folklore with the world as art worth studying. It is undeniable that cultural expression in European French has a longer history than Francophone studies. It started with the development and the use...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 471–477.
Published: 01 December 2023
... cultural transformations on Maghrebi cultures and societies. Francophone studies can also be overly focused on certain regions or countries while neglecting other Francophone regions or diasporas. This can lead to an incomplete understanding of the diversity and complexity of the Francophone world...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (1-2): 163–175.
Published: 01 January 2001
... as ideals. Does not the unity of the bearers of culture in these countries become necessary, without discussion, at this hour when the world gives us ominous forewarning of great catastrophes? In the front ranks of the nations I see four which declare their support for peace, for the right of men to life...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 509–516.
Published: 01 December 2023
... various speakers and cultures. This virtual-real world is not a local manifestation. Its effects are felt as much in rural as in overpopulated areas, in midsize public institutions as in top research universities. To imagine the future for French studies, we must think globally. To adjust to this “new...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 223–242.
Published: 01 May 2013
... by Pan-Africanism has tremendous bearing on our globalized world, as we graduate from mere postcolonialism into the contemporaneity of the global. [Bandung was still caught in the fresh postcoloniality of the nation-state.] Rigorous intellectual and cultural work today must ceaselessly build...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 391–404.
Published: 01 May 2003
... the Brazilian modernist poet Oswald de Andrade had already borrowed the term from Francis Picabia to describe the cultural practices of New World Societies in his 1928 Manifesto anthropofagico. 400 NICK NESBITT literary trajectory through her articles in the wartime Martinican journal Tropiques. Cesaire's...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 588–590.
Published: 01 May 2012
... that the Ancients' support of chronologically remote cultures translated to an openness toward contemporary, geographically remote societies. Thus the Ancient party laid the foundation for the exoticism of the Enlightenment. In showing the important role that contacts with the extra-European world played...
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Romanic Review (2024) 115 (1): 35–44.
Published: 01 May 2024
... of the interstices of language, culture, and nation. Recent developments in translation studies have focused on how translation foregrounds, centers, emphasizes, makes visible heretofore marginalized, minoritized, invisibilized worlds. Venuti argues that the translator’s unconscious itself often acts as a critical...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 857–859.
Published: 01 November 2010
... status in a world of aristocrats, joglars, soudadiers, and clerks. They were often poor and victims of life's vicissitudes; they sang of poverty (theirs and others but occasionally ended up as bishops. This is followed by an overview of the Latin culture of the troubadours themselves and a discussion...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (3): 531–537.
Published: 01 December 2023
... studies of the interconnected world and the ways in which French culture and ideas were transmitted through various media such as manuscripts, songs, objects, and other materials can help us understand today’s changing linguistic landscape and can perhaps offer lessons on developing new translation...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 359–361.
Published: 01 September 2021
... to generate the ideas that would animate her inquiry into the cultural valence of roses in nineteenth-century France and their relation to modernity. In the excerpts below we were struck by passages in which she articulates the kinds of questions that typify her intellectual trajectory and that, we hope...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 361–373.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Deux Mondes, a journal "of the two worlds," was a cultural travel journal that described fantastical, exotic places in the "primitive" world to readers of Europe's "civilized" world.4 At this time, Romantic travelers and writers held a certain fascination for Spain, perceiving it to be a place where...