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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1989) 50 (2): 99–124.
Published: 01 June 1989
... work discuss memory in some form.1 Apart from Bruce James Smith, who devotes .a chapter to the subject in Politics and Remembrunce,2 however, no one to my knowledge has focused on the account Machiavelli gives of memory and its importance to political judgment...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1971) 32 (2): 214–218.
Published: 01 June 1971
.... 50s. After his first book on Machiavelli (1947), .J. H. Whitfield now reprints these later studies, which he considers most definitive and comprehensive. l’his editorial venture is certainly welcome because the first five essays in- cluded here have appeared before only in I talian and in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1948) 9 (1): 105.
Published: 01 March 1948
... who produced the first realistic treatise on politics and the techniques of power; and certainly no work of classic dimensions has ever received more unwarranted abuse than I1 Principe. The interest of the Elizabethans in Machiavelli was as pervasive as the interest in forbidden...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1949) 10 (2): 153–157.
Published: 01 June 1949
... historians that the “Machia- vel” of the Elizabethan drama developed as the result of the false impressions of Machiavelli’s political thought disseminated in England by the Contre-Machiavel of Innocent Gentillet.2 Mario Praz, in his British Academy lecture of 1928, attempted to mitigate the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1948) 9 (2): 177–184.
Published: 01 June 1948
... aspect of the problem of the influence of Machiavelli upon the Eliza- bethan drama. Investigation of the problem has traditionally centered about the burlesque stage “Machiavel,” whose genesis has been, with questionable accuracy, attributed to the Contre-Machiavel of Innocent Gentillet, written...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1941) 2 (3): 518–519.
Published: 01 September 1941
...Angelo M. Pellegrini Niccolo Machiavelli. New Translations, Introductions, and Notes by Allen H. Gilbert. Chicago: Packard and Co., 1941. Pp. vii + 322. $1.00. Copyright © 1941 by Duke University Press 1941 518 Reviews The Prince, and Other Works. By Nrccom...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1959) 20 (3): 299–300.
Published: 01 September 1959
.... Charles Fleischauer traces the animated history of the composition and reception of the work from 1738 to 1749. Frederick’s indignation at what he con- sidered Machiavelli’s immorality was first tempered by Voltaire ; when Fred- erick became king May 31, 1740, it was balanced by political...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1948) 9 (1): 104–105.
Published: 01 March 1948
... and the techniques of power; and certainly no work of classic dimensions has ever received more unwarranted abuse than I1 Principe. The interest of the Elizabethans in Machiavelli was as pervasive as the interest in forbidden fruit ; and because Machiavelli was every- where...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1948) 9 (2): 184.
Published: 01 June 1948
... political theory, was familiar with the actual ideas of Machiavelli is another matter, and one which presents a subject for further study. University of North Carolina A CORRECTION TO “SOME MORE HOBSON VERSES” By G. BLAKEMOREEVANS After it was too late to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2006) 67 (1): 81–102.
Published: 01 March 2006
... book tentatively titled Fictions of Embassy: Literary Diplomacy from Machiavelli to Leibniz . His essay “On the Border: Geography, Gender, and Narrative Form in the Heptaméron ” appeared in the December 1996 issue of MLQ . The Diplomatic Moment: Representing Negotiation in Early Modern...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1996) 57 (1): 109–112.
Published: 01 March 1996
... rhetoric” (11). It is a remarkably broad and original account of the actual historical workings of a discursive formation-an ideological rhetoric- from the time of Machiavelli through the writing of Paradise Lost. Kahn’s concern is by no means limited to the direct influence of Machi- avelli’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1996) 57 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 March 1996
... actual historical workings of a discursive formation-an ideological rhetoric- from the time of Machiavelli through the writing of Paradise Lost. Kahn’s concern is by no means limited to the direct influence of Machi- avelli’s writing. She takes ThePrince, together with TheL).iscourses, as a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1946) 7 (2): 246–247.
Published: 01 June 1946
.... Seventeenth-century writers, the author shows, drew this conception in large measure from Aristotle, Polybius, Cicero, Diony- sius of Halicarnassus, Machiavelli, and Guicciardini. An especially illuminating chapter on “The Most Serene Republic” makes clear that Venice served them as a model and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1944) 5 (3): 381–383.
Published: 01 September 1944
.... $2.00. ENGLISH Blanchard, Rae (editor). Tracts and Pamphlets by Richard Steele. Balti- more: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1944. Pp. xvii + 663. $5.50. Craig, Hardin (editor). Machiavelli’s The Prince : An Elizabethan Trans- lation. Chapel Hill...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1971) 32 (2): 218–219.
Published: 01 June 1971
...Norman Rabkin F. Grendler Paul. Madison, Milwaukee, London: University of Wisconsin Press, 1969, xiii + 282 pp. $10.00. Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 218 K E v I ES tual tradition of Machiavelli after Lisio...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1956) 17 (1): 43–49.
Published: 01 March 1956
... knowledge of warres become incomparable, then in prowes also and excercise of the same altogether invincible.”22 Machiavelli, in fact, is the most interesting example of how even the most distasteful of alien doctrine made its way into English mili- tary thought. Here, as usual, it was a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1941) 2 (1): 157–159.
Published: 01 March 1941
... printed, 1940. Pp. 27. Nolte, Fred 0. Lessing's Laokoon. Lancaster, Pennsylvania : Lan- caster Press, Inc., 1940. Pp. 175. $2.00. ITALIAN Machiavelli, Niccolo. The Prince, and Other Works, including Reformation of Florence, Life of Castruccio Castracani...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2015) 76 (3): 285–304.
Published: 01 September 2015
... the national canon. Ariosto, though deemed a capable craftsman, was seen to have squandered his talent on the empty subject of chivalry, as well as to have been an antipatriot for his complaints as governor of the region of Garfagnana on behalf of the Estense family. By contrast, Machiavelli, who in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1942) 3 (4): 561–571.
Published: 01 December 1942
..., Introduction to The Poetical Works of Edmund Spen- ser. ed. by T. C. Smith and E. de SClincourt (London: Oxford University Press, i937j, p. xxiv. 4 Edwin Greenlaw, “The Influence of Machiavelli on Spenser,” MP, VII (1909-10). 187-202. Greenlaw’s views have been contested by H. S. V. Tones in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1987) 48 (2): 186–188.
Published: 01 June 1987
... it could accommodate a broad spectrum of tragic moods and attitudes from “essential optimism” to “essential pessimism” (p. 8). McAlindon’s au- thorities here- from Pythagoras to Machiavelli, Hooker, and Browne- will seem familiar to those of us fed early and often on the cosmological...