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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (1): 109–112.
Published: 01 March 1996
... by the clear and energetic quality of its prose, and intellectually excited by its readings. The masterful presentation should encourage other valuable inquiries into Milton’s provocative Hebraism. Cheryl H. Fresch, University of New Mexico Machiavellian Rhetoric: From...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (2): 177–184.
Published: 01 June 1948
...Irving Ribner Copyright © 1948 by Duke University Press 1948 BOLINGBROKE, A TRUE MACHIAVELLIAN By IRVINGRIBNER The Elizabethan manuscript translation of The Prince, edited by Hardin Craig,l calls attention to the need for investigation of a new...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 March 1996
... excited by its readings. The masterful presentation should encourage other valuable inquiries into Milton’s provocative Hebraism. Cheryl H. Fresch, University of New Mexico Machiavellian Rhetoric: From the Counter-Reformation to Milton. By Victoria Kahn. Princeton...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (3): 323–347.
Published: 01 September 2003
...-century novel as in some important way taking up issues of causality, then we need not a Newtonian language, or not simply a Newtonian language, but a Machiavellian language as well. For there is a Machiavellian vocabulary that persists in eighteenth-century narrative as one of its most conspicuous...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (4): 483–486.
Published: 01 December 1968
... aspects of Elizabethan society; he even feeds the myth. But in the political consciousness of the Elizabethans, the frame of reference which we now term Machiavellian, and within which so many plays were constructed, was never so rigid. What Machiavellianism stood for, its great range...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (2): 214–218.
Published: 01 June 1971
... and in out-of-the-way jour- nals and consequently failed to receive the attention they deserved. Whit- field’s position on Machiavelli is both original and important, but so far it has been neither comprehensively integrated into Machiavellian studies nor exhaustively refuted. Essentially...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (2): 153–157.
Published: 01 June 1949
... the importance of Gentillet’s influence by pointing out that the Machiavelli legend was already current in Europe long before the appearance of the Contre-Machiavel, which was only one of many expressions of anti- Machiavellian feeling.3 Hans Beck, in his 1935 Bonn doctoral disser- tation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (4): 321–341.
Published: 01 December 1988
... aims of a political novel tryng to speak to diverse audiences. If confused or inconsistent at points, the novel is still more likely to betray the Machiavellian parliamentary politician than an aesthetic dilettante or a naive theorist. On one level, Sybzl presents itself as a factual...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (2): 184.
Published: 01 June 1948
...G. Blakemore Evans Copyright © 1948 by Duke University Press 1948 184 Bolingbroke, a True Machiavellian If we accept this thesis as true, many problems arise. Was this parallel accidental, or was it intentional? Had Shakespeare read The Prince in one of the Elizabethan...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (4): 352–363.
Published: 01 December 1974
... development came about, the common people were little by little drawn into the tragic equation even when they began to perceive that, in the great men's ruthless and frequently Machiavellian power-games, their own emerging role in the drama of history was often to be eaten, as Gentillet said...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 561–571.
Published: 01 December 1942
... of Grey’s character and p01icy The View has likewise been inter- preted in the light of Machiavellian politic or of Jean Bodin’s Six Livres de la RepubZiq~e.~But these interpretations do not solve the problem of the inconsistency. Spenser advocates a policy toward the Irishman that “will so...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (2): 140–152.
Published: 01 June 1964
... of his fellow stage-atheists, indulge in long soliloquies telling us just how evil he really is and reciting his Machiavellian credo, nor does his punishment take the usual form of some catastrophic stroke designed to demonstrate the avenging hand of providence.8 There is no last minute...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (3): 395–419.
Published: 01 September 2017
...: How can I live without thee, how forgo Thy sweet Converse and Love so dearly join’d, To live again in these wild Woods forlorn? (9.908–10) Even if that choice is a false one created by the Machiavellian rhetoric and false conversation Eve has learned from Satan, Adam sees it as meaningful...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (4): 420–422.
Published: 01 December 1979
... himself is not loath to en- gage occasionally in Machiavellian schemes: in order to gain access to the Elec- tor of Brandenburg, for example, he exploits the still smoldering feelings of a former admirer of his wife, Kleist seems to suggest that human beings are never what they appear...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (4): 418–420.
Published: 01 December 1979
... occasionally in Machiavellian schemes: in order to gain access to the Elec- tor of Brandenburg, for example, he exploits the still smoldering feelings of a former admirer of his wife, Kleist seems to suggest that human beings are never what they appear. to be at first sight-a quite reasonable...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (1): 15–28.
Published: 01 March 1968
... to the play, for it parallels the dichotomy Tamburlaine must confront in himself as a tragic hero: not so much between Machiavellianism and Christianity as between @Seeparticularly Greene’s Alphonsus and Peele’s Battle of Alcazur, the choruses of which are quite similar in function...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (2): 115–134.
Published: 01 June 1979
...-consciously heroic figures who seek to assert their nobility against an ignoble, or at least unglamorous, soci- ety. The Roman tragedies may also continue a sort of Shake- spearean-Machiavellian confrontation, though shifted to another ground. We can understand Shakespeare’s excision...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 March 1996
... the indeterminacy or indifference that is a condition of interpretation and free will (216-7). When Kahn continues, ‘We can begin to get at the indif- ference- the ambivalence and polysemousness-of this allegory by noting its high degree of self-reflexivity,”I wonder whether Machiavellianism- tan- tamount...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (1): 7–30.
Published: 01 March 2006
... of the monarch—Lear is exhibit A—Moretti locates tragedy in a post-Machiavellian world in which it is no lon- ger possible to find a cultural foundation for power and in which action and reason no longer coincide: tragedy already as theater of the absurd. It is a powerful critical formulation from which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (2): 125–144.
Published: 01 June 1989
... of Falstaff); Hal and Hotspur as fathers to Henry IV and Falstaff (Hal in his Machiavellian shrewdness, the “youth” Falstaff as a decayed version of an earlier tradition of honor that also gives rise to “rebellious” behavior); Falstaff as Hal’s father, then Hal as Falstaff’s and his own when...