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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 ofHistorical Reason At the start of my career as a researcher, I had...
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Romanic Review (2004) 95 (1-2): 151–169.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Maria Muresan 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 Insti- tute1 at Irvine, Lyotard confessed that he never had a theory or critical work, nor did he ever...
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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 When Montaigne recasts a story borrowed from antiquity or frommedieval sources, he reshapes the anecdote to include many...
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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
... 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, instructions to illuminators and the few contracts painstakingly uncovered...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 189–212.
Published: 01 September 2021
... en train, l’achevait en causant, le changeait en s’y remettant et vous abordait le lendemain avec des cris de triomphe, ‘Ah! J’ai trouvé bien d’autre chose! vous verrez! vous verrez! une idée mirobolante! une situation! un dialogue! On n’aura jamais rien vu de pareil!’” (preface 208). Writing here...
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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 When Henri III had the Guise brothers killed, mutilated, and cremated andthen disposed of their ashes...
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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 thepenultimate, 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 (2020) 111 (1): 48–65.
Published: 01 May 2020
... exile in their vernacular writings. It examines how the two authors reflect on the pluralities of language and community that connect them to readerships both at home and in exile, focusing especially on Brunetto’s Rettorica and Dante’s Convivio . The essay investigates Brunetto’s rhetorical doctrine...
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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...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (3): 357–369.
Published: 01 December 2020
... stricture against taking fictional characters as real beings—something other than writing on a page—is correct, it does not account for the way in which we imagine, make use of, and interact with the minds of literary characters. Yet Proust’s understanding of the fictional being cohabits with the inevitable...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 261–279.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Catherine Nesci Abstract This essay builds on Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson’s pioneering inquiry on reading and writing Paris as the site of a democratizing and modernizing process and, more specifically, on her approach to Jules Vallès’s “performance of politics” in Le Tableau de Paris...
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Romanic Review (2021) 112 (2): 213–234.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of the text. This essay explores the tensions between these two literacies, which become manifest in the film, especially in scenes where the students, who so easily relate to the novel’s characters, struggle with the more formal analysis. In a second part, inspired by the writings of Priscilla Ferguson...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (1-2): 129–152.
Published: 01 January 2000
... Richman writes that "according to one recent assessment, the marketplace has demoted [the essay] to an even 1. Roland Barthes, "Inaugural Lecture. College du France." A Roland Barthes Reader. Ed. Susan Sontag. (London: Vintage, 1993) 457. 2. Barthes, Lecture 457. The Romanic Review Volume 91 Numbers 1-2 ©...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (1-2): 204–207.
Published: 01 January 2000
... emerges under Aurora's analysis, at any rate, is the letter of the text, and as a book which provides a description of the rich literariness of Leiris's writing, it occupies an important position in the field. (BRIAN O'KEEFFE, Columbia University) Ecrire la danse. Edited by Alain Montandon (Clermont...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 381–396.
Published: 01 May 2014
... or indexes of one's individuality; rather, they are, as in the book's title, entangled, passed from one generation to the next as a curse, and literally embody the unfinished past. In Aux frontieres de fa soif, Mars similarly writes of the importance of sexual relations, specifically the prostitution...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (1-2): 149–154.
Published: 01 January 2010
... something new might be happening, something we may characterize as a break away from a more "traditional" African writing: annus mirabilis 1968 is the date of publication of two first novels, Malian Yambo Ouologuem's Le Devoir de violence and Ivoirian Ahmadou Kourouma's Les Soleils des indepen- dances. Both...