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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 408–416.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., shouts and fistfights with my schoolmates, all boys, kept me awake, as did the desire to keep on reading the book I enjoyed at that time. postwar Europe world culture artistic beauty truth ...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 437–450.
Published: 01 May 2003
...," and anchored historically by the cataclysmic advent of slavery and the shift from plantation culture to tourism, creolite also ex- tends 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...
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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 (2013) 104 (3-4): 223–242.
Published: 01 May 2013
... inaugurated 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 (2001) 92 (1-2): 163–175.
Published: 01 January 2001
... in which neither murder, nor enslavement of women, nor destruction of freedom, are held up as ideals. Does not the unity of the bearers of culture in these coun- tries become necessary, without discussion, at this hour when the world gives us ominous forewarning of great catastrophes? In the front ranks...
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Romanic Review (2003) 94 (3-4): 391–404.
Published: 01 May 2003
... 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 statement, "La poesie martiniquaise sera cannibale ou ne sera pas" marks for Conde a reappropriation...
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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 (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 (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): 541–544.
Published: 01 November 2007
... of political/cultural relations from one extreme to the other. Thus, Germany did not only attack France in the beginning of World War II, but invaded and oc- cupied part of the country. Setting up the infamous demarcation line that cut France into two parts, Germany implemented a whole range of degrading, op...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 67–74.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., political, and legal history, I show the extent to which this new design is not only architectural or structural, but something so radical that it can be taken as a prospective key to the great cultural shift of the twelfth century, the ambitions of a world that is still rec- ognizably our own. Using...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 63–80.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Kevin Inston Kevin Inston MICHEL LEIRIS AND THE POWER OF ART A rt, for Michel Leiris, acquires its potential to re-enchant a rigidly rationaland ordered world from its autonomous status, always at a remove from the laws and codes that govern society. 1 The autonomy of art, rather than dis- abling...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., then we continue to function in ways that the ideology of Modernity disavows. And yet Latour’s limited engagement with premodern cultures might paradoxically be seen as recruiting the Middle Ages to shore up the ontological status of the Modern world. Indeed, Latour uses the Middle Ages to mock...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 53–68.
Published: 01 January 2014
... rigorously defines the cultural and historical climate alluded to by Lanzmann and Beevor above. For Rousso, the presence, the immediacy of World War II in contemporary culture cannot be conceived of either as a form of refuge from a troubled present or as the object of nostalgia for a time when moral choices...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 361–373.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., Merimee had already published ac- counts of his travels to Spain in Parisian journals so that the mid-nineteenth- century public would have easily read Carmen as a "verite vecue," or a lived reality (Clark 189). Moreover, the Revue des Deux Mondes, a journal "of the two worlds," was a cultural travel...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 85–105.
Published: 01 May 2020
...—but never reifying—the cultures of the premodern world. These sacred books often exuded an agency more crucial to the history of conversion than the human actants who sought to “translate” pagans into Christians by physically carrying the word of God into the various corners of the known world. The lexical...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 590–593.
Published: 01 May 2012
... World to argue that the ancient world was "primitive." We also learn 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...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (3-4): 483–500.
Published: 01 May 2006
... believing in another world, or in a transformed world" (C2, 172). His ethical sobriety, his idiosyncratic mix of faith and fatal- ism, seems inadequate to the task of restoring the energy, vitality, and historical hope that neorealism represented in the context of Italian culture. Godard: Neorealism...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (4): 477–480.
Published: 01 November 2004
... been an important current of French political and cultural debates since World War Two. They locate among the symptoms of this malaise the embattled ef- fort to portray France as a political 'exception' that resists the global power of NATO and United States, the dubious support that France has...