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Modern Language Quarterly (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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 (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 (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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 (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 (1959) 20 (3): 299–300.
Published: 01 September 1959
... 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 considerations...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (1): 81–102.
Published: 01 March 2006
... on a 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 (1948) 9 (1): 104–105.
Published: 01 March 1948
... 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 equated with atheism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (1): 109–112.
Published: 01 March 1996
...). 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 writing. She takes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (2): 114–123.
Published: 01 June 1955
... as “heavy artillery,” this period of intensifying national consciousness and political maturation did have Machiavelli to demonstrate the political utility of literature-so ably that he is still being used by autarchs in the twentieth century. The Renaissance had as well in its popular...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 285–304.
Published: 01 September 2015
... earlier De Sanctis ( 1996 : 514) condemns in Guicciardini the hiatus between intention and action, again comparing him unfavorably with Machiavelli: “Even if Francesco Guicciardini is merely a few years younger than Machiavelli and Michelangelo, he does not seem to belong to the same generation. You can...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (3): 323–347.
Published: 01 September 2003
... eighteenth-century novels read, then we are stuck with the problem: curiosity, causality, the novel. Our task here is to account for that strange concatenation. So how do we get from a “mechanical turn” to “an invincible attach- ment to books”? The answer, I would claim, is Machiavelli—to which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 43–49.
Published: 01 March 1956
... is evident in Peter Whitehorne’s remarks on his translation of Machia- velli’s Arte of Warre, in which he hopes that his author will make Englishmen “no less in knowledge of warres become incomparable, then in prowes also and excercise of the same altogether invincible.”22 Machiavelli, in fact...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 March 1996
... 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 writing. She takes ThePrince, together with TheL).iscourses...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (2): 185–207.
Published: 01 June 1990
... was a primary source for the venerable mirror-of-princes’ tradition that under Lorenzo the Magnificent, when Plato was rediscovered, bolstered the monarchical reaction to republicanism. Niccol6 Machiavelli in 1513 in The Prince shared briefly in these promonarchical senti- ments, albeit...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (1): 83–97.
Published: 01 March 1950
... the hands “dei maestri della lingua italiana.” Poggiali was certainly such a “maestro” ; Masi may have been. Poggiali was evidently greatly interested in Machiavelli. He enumerates in his Ted di Lingua a dozen or more of Machiavelli’s minor or other writings which he had issued...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (2): 184.
Published: 01 June 1948
... of 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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...