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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 409–426.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Dorothea von Mücke Copyright © 2012 The Trustees of Columbia University 2012 Dorothea von Mucke PRIVATE WRITER AND PUBLIC AUTHOR: AUTHORSHIP AND AUDIENCES IN ROUSSEAU'S CONFESSIONS Jean-Jacques Rousseau was very critical of his publics, especially when it came to the power play, networking...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (1-2): 163–175.
Published: 01 January 2001
...David A. Griffiths Copyright © 2001 The Trustees of Columbia University 2001 David A. Griffiths LES DEUX DISCOURS INEDITS D'ARAGON AU 3EME CONGRES DE LA "LEAGUE OF AMERICAN WRITERS", LE 2 JUIN 1939 A ragon intervient trois fois, au moins, a ce congres: une fois a la soiree de Carnegie Hall...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 189–212.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Alexandra K. Wettlaufer Abstract This essay considers the ways in which Honoré de Balzac and George Sand, an influential pair of “public writers” who were committed to diametrically opposing sociopolitical discourses, constructed aspects of their authorial identities and indeed the social import...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 305–320.
Published: 01 September 2021
... periodicals to arlequins and marronniers —or the bouillie de marrons sometimes made from chestnuts. Associating newspapers with such cheap foods implies that the composition of these publications has been expedient. July Monarchy writers who were concerned about the forty-franc press’s tendency...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (3): 505–521.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Catriona Seth Abstract Right at the end of the eighteenth century, a famous poet, Ponce-Denis Écouchard Le Brun, denounced women writers and a literary dispute ensued. While it mobilized a number of authors, one poem stands out in accounts of the quarrel: Constance Pipelet’s “Épître aux femmes...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 235–260.
Published: 01 September 2021
...” that merges two nineteenth-century figures: the “invisible” flâneuse and the “inaudible” rieuse , or funny woman. Focusing on the intersection of the representation of urban experience and the humorous in Fiacres , this article situates Marni’s sound bites within a genealogy of women writers and the city...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 7–19.
Published: 01 May 2022
... into the heart of the work. Both writers demonstrate acute metaliterary sensibility, and respectable training in classical and medieval theories of rhetoric and poetry. Gilles defends his choice to write in verse through a constellation of metaphors pitting the synthetic clarity of both urine and poetry against...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (1): 131–149.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Yonsoo Kim Abstract Physical illness may lead women to grow spiritually, reflect on their lives, and learn how to write about their unique experiences. A fifteenth-century Castilian writer, Teresa de Cartagena distinguishes herself for being a nun, a conversa , a member of a powerful Jewish family...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 378–391.
Published: 01 December 2020
... to an end? Could there be an American equivalent to his novel? And why among writers is there a saying, “If you want to write like Proust, don’t write like Proust”? Searching for the key to Proust’s achievement, the author realizes that over the years he has possibly read more about Proust than he has...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (1): 48–65.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Catherine Keen Abstract This essay uses Bruno Latour’s model of diplomacy from An Inquiry into the Modes of Existence (AIME), alongside the networks/worknets of actor-network theory, to discuss how the medieval Italian writers Brunetto Latini and Dante Alighieri explore experiences of political...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 205–226.
Published: 01 September 2020
... for a certain model of knowledge-acquisition that sees natural truths as hidden and in need of tools to be extracted. This ingenuity is shown, also, to be closely connected to the inventions of writers of romance, and the article suggests the specific importance of the Alexander material in the history...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (1-2): 91–96.
Published: 01 January 2014
... they did not always constitute a literary "genre," as was the case in the 1970s with the mode retro, and doubtlessly again in the past few years. This period inspired most of the important postwar French writers, from Marcel Ayme to Romain Gary, not to mention emblematic authors like Patrick Modiano...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 413–418.
Published: 01 May 2014
... in the Belle BOOK REVIEWS Epoque, suggests, the current North American debates about women's need to find balance between their professional and personal lives have a long history.1 This book is an illuminating study of a community of women readers and writers in France in 1901-11. Scholars who study women...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 439–464.
Published: 01 May 2012
... the Tableau de Paris for "bitterly mocking, in Le Pauvre diable, indigent writers," Louis-Sebastien Mercier articulates a stark shift in eighteenthcentury representations of authorial poverty.! The pitiless images in Voltaire's 1760 lampoon of a hapless litterateur chasing fame and fortune drew on a well...
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Romanic Review (2016) 107 (1-4): 137–151.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., and traditions. I propose, however, to linger in those margins in order to pursue the implications of friendship for French women writers of the ­mid-t­wentieth century, because it seems to me that there is a bigger story to be discovered there concerning women s abjection within the institution of literature...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 249–263.
Published: 01 May 2009
... reception was subsequently taken up not only in the Enlightenment Encyclopedie-where several entries were devoted to Graffigny's Peruvian heroine, the Inca Princess Zilia-but also in the portrait gallery assembled by D'Agoty in 1770, in which Graffigny figured as "the deceased writer most capable...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (1-2): 129–135.
Published: 01 January 2009
..., Auden knew that even his most mature judgments retained something of the attitude he ascribed to undergraduate writers: If an undergraduate announces to his tutor one morning that Gertrude Stein is the greatest writer who ever lived or that Shakespeare is no good, he is really only saying something like...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (2): 256–260.
Published: 01 March 2006
... the author and the character. Ragusa's pages on contemporary authors of historical novels are indeed useful, and the unfortunate omission of Sebastiano Vassalli is compensated by the mention of Alberto Vigevani, an extremely refined Jewish writer too often neglected. "Literary Realism in Italy" is Giovanni...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 285–301.
Published: 01 May 2012
... in which aspiring writers-and not a few devious hackssought recognition as successful authors. Yet the thicker these descriptions of a particular sphere become, whether they involve the "real" world of the printing industry, for example, or the more imaginary one of the republic of letters, the more...
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Romanic Review (2001) 92 (1-2): 3–12.
Published: 01 January 2001
... of ways. I wish to retrace briefly how this project came into being. Louis Aragon (1897-1982) was arguably one of the most important and influential French writers of the twentieth century. As a novelist, a poet, an art critic, a member of the French Resistance, and an active member of the Parti...