The Romanic Review

A quarterly journal devoted to the study of Romance literatures. Articles cover all periods of French, Italian, and Spanish-language literature. Published by the Department of French and Romance Philology of Columbia University.

Articles from Vol. 83, No. 2, March

Beheaded Women: Masculine/feminine Dualities in Garcilaso's "Egloga" III
Much of the criticism that treats Garcilaso de la Vega's Egloga III has been consciously based on dualities and oppositions. Perhaps the best known and best developed article of this type is Ellas L. Rivers's treatment of the poem in terms of an opposition...
Gendered Time in Erotic Narrative: Finishing Power vs. Staying Power
Feminist critics have good reason to be suspicious of erotic narrative as a genre, precisely because it represents the erotic as something eminently tellable. No matter how refined or subtle the variations, it always seems to be the same old story:...
Language Theory and Empirical Method in Diderot's "Encyclopedie."
In the Prospectus (1750) of the Encyclopedie (1751-1772) Diderot promised the most advanced studies on language' would be published in future volumes. For this the leading grammairiens-philosophes produced treatises in the form of articles on general...
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