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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 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 (1 March 1996) 57 (1): 109–112.
Published: 01 March 1996
... 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1996) 57 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 March 1996
... 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 the Counter-Reformation to Milton. By Victoria Kahn...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 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 (1 December 1968) 29 (4): 483–486.
Published: 01 December 1968
... barren 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 (1 June 1971) 32 (2): 214–218.
Published: 01 June 1971
... 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 (1 June 1949) 10 (2): 153–157.
Published: 01 June 1949
... 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 (1 September 2003) 64 (3): 323–347.
Published: 01 September 2003
... 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 features but that will have largely van- ished by the time the Victorian novel hits the scene: I am thinking of the terms fortune, virtue...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1942) 3 (4): 561–571.
Published: 01 December 1942
... 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 (1 December 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 (1 December 1979) 40 (4): 418–420.
Published: 01 December 1979
... 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. to be at first sight-a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 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. to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1988) 49 (4): 321–341.
Published: 01 December 1988
... DISRAELI’S SYBIL 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1964) 25 (2): 140–152.
Published: 01 June 1964
... 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 conversion here, not even the shrill defiance of the world with...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1996) 57 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 March 1996
... 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 (1 September 2017) 78 (3): 395–419.
Published: 01 September 2017
... a false one created by the Machiavellian rhetoric and false conversation Eve has learned from Satan, Adam sees it as meaningful and even heroic, if tragic. Comedy would restore social communication, while tragedy pursues the failure to a ruinous end. Satan’s seduction of Eve looks at first...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2006) 67 (1): 7–30.
Published: 01 March 2006
.... (London: Verso, 1988), 43–82. Focusing on the figure 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1979) 40 (2): 115–134.
Published: 01 June 1979
... 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 of the Christian world from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1968) 29 (1): 15–28.
Published: 01 March 1968
... love, law, and degree. The antithesis is central 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1987) 48 (1): 99–104.
Published: 01 March 1987
.... $29.00. Reeve, William C. In Pursuit of Power: Heinrich von Kla’st ’s Machiavellian Protagonists. Toronto, Buffalo, London: University of Toronto Press, 1987. 236 pp. $30.00. ROMANCELANGUAGES Ascoli, Albert Russell. Ariosto’s Bitter Harmony: Crisis and Evasion...