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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 243–251.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Daho Djerbal Copyright © 2013 The Trustees of Columbia University 2013 Daho Djerbal HISTORY WRITING AS CULTURAL AND POLITICAL CRITIQUE, OR THE DIFFICULTY OF WRITING THE HISTORY OF A (DE)COLONIZED SOCIETY The Dividing Line of Historical Reason At the start of my career as a researcher, I had...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 45–64.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Michael Meere Copyright © 2013 The Trustees of Columbia University 2013 Michael Meere VIOLENCE, REVENGE, AND THE STAKES OF WRITING DURING THE FRENCH CIVIL WARS: SIMON BELYARD'S LE GUYS/EN W hen Henri III had the Guise brothers killed, mutilated, and cremated and then disposed of their ashes...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (4): 415–426.
Published: 01 November 2002
...Deborah N. Losse Copyright © 2002 The Trustees of Columbia University 2002 Deborah N. Losse A STORIED LIFE AND A LIVED STORY: WRITING ONESELF IN MONTAIGNE'S ESSAIS W hen Montaigne recasts a story borrowed from antiquity or from medieval sources, he reshapes the anecdote to include many...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 151–169.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Maria Muresan Copyright © 2004 The Trustees of Columbia University 2004 Maria Muresan BELATED STROKES: LYOTARD'S WRITING OF THE CONFESSION OF AUGUSTINE The Event of the Confession When asked to write an intellectual autobiography for the Critical Theory Institute1 at Irvine, Lyotard confessed...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 189–212.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., memoirs, and correspondence. Indeed, despite their much-vaunted differences they were also, in some ways, very much alike and each used the other as a foil in their writings to construct their own artistic identity and vision of what the novel—and the novelist—should be. Read together, Balzac’s and Sand’s...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 859–861.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Michael Meere Lewis C Seifert . Manning the Margins: Masculinity and Writing in Seventeenth-Century France . Ann Arbor : The University of Michigan Press , 2009 . Pp. 340 . Copyright © 2010 The Trustees of Columbia University 2010 BOOK REVIEWS attitudes. One line comes from...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (1): 158–180.
Published: 01 May 2021
... response to the visual inventiveness of Dante’s epic. With the well-documented explosion of the mechanisms of writing in medieval Italy in the second half of the thirteenth century, we can no longer talk about textual cultures in which scribe and illustrator are reliably the same person. Consequently...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 590–593.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Lauren Walsh Visible Writings: Cultures, Forms, Readings . Edited by Marija Dalbello and Mary Shaw . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers UP , 2011 . Pp. 356 . Copyright © 2012 The Trustees of Columbia University 2012 59° BOOK REVIEWS responded by asserting poetry's autonomy from...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 81–110.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Michael J. Horswell Copyright © 2012 The Trustees of Columbia University 2012 Michael]. Horswell NEGOTIATING APOSTASY IN VILCABAMBA: TITU CUSI YUPANQUI WRITES FROM THE CHAUPI Vileabamba, the infamous "last holdout" of the Incas, and home to the penultimate, semi-sovereign Inca Titu Cusi...
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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 (2022) 113 (1): 112–130.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Julie Singer Abstract Sociological research on chronic illness, and especially on the autobiographical writings of modern patients, has yielded insights into how chronic conditions alter fundamental relationships between notions of self, body, and time. The chronic part of “chronic illness” can...
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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 (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...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (1): 189–205.
Published: 01 May 2023
... himself mentally in a time period where he will not feel so alienated. It is in this spirit that Petrarch writes his letters to Cicero and other classical authors, expressing his longing to live in the time of these kindred spirits. For Friedrich Nietzsche, it is precisely because someone like Petrarch...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (1): 103–124.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of solitude and the social forces behind its violent rejection in classic Hollywood melodrama. Act 2 turns to the embrace of solitude as essential to the work of philosophy, with particular attention to the writings of Maurice Blanchot, for whom solitude is a way of becoming both “someone else...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 259–279.
Published: 01 September 2023
..., as reverberations of these disparities, late nineteenth- to early twentieth-century appraisals of Sigüenza’s text that have projected the unblemished geometrical lines of the Escorial onto the friar’s writing. Its overall aim is to shed light on the lingering tensions around language, architecture, and place...
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Romanic Review (2023) 114 (2): 341–359.
Published: 01 September 2023
...María Rosón; Ana Pol Abstract This article examines the relationships that developed in exile between women writers and artists and things following the Spanish Civil War. Our analysis is based on self-writing and visual art. Using a New Materialist theoretical framework, the article shows how...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 316–332.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Hanan Elsayed Abstract This essay focuses on Kamel Daoud’s “response” to Albert Camus’s L’Étranger by highlighting the differences in and implications of their writing styles and narrative voices. Daoud’s narrative refigures the concept of the absurd and his linkage of Camus’s silences...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 441–454.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Jane Gallop Abstract The author traces her reading of Barthes’s 1973 book, Le Plaisir du texte , over the last five decades. Examining her published writings on the book, she traces how it meshes with her critical attachments to psychoanalysis, feminism, and queer theory. Claiming it as a text...