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Machiavellian rhetoric

from the Counter-Reformation to Milton

by Victoria Ann Kahn

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527 -- Political and social views,
  • Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Rhetoric -- History,
  • Politics and literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-310) and index.

    StatementVictoria Kahn.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN173 .K33 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 314 p. ;
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1434046M
    ISBN 100691034915
    LC Control Number93045883

    May 23,  · It's years since Niccolo Machiavelli wrote The Prince and since then, there have been an extraordinary range of characters that we have come to call "Machiavellian". The wisdom of this book lies in showing that Machiavelli is only treated as a sinister figure by those who’s methods to power he exposes. “Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain” as it were say those accusing others of being “Machiavellian”/5(30).

    Machiavellian Rhetoric: from the Counter-Reformation to Milton. by Victoria Kahn. In this masterful study of Machiavelli's writings and theses, the author opposes the common view of today's historians of Machiavelli as a republican thinker and theorist of civic festivous-ilonse.com close examination of his literary works, essays and letters, as well as the author's deep insight, reveals the real figure. Berkeley Electronic Press Selected Works. This article is a book review of Machiavellian Rhetoric: From the Counter-Reformation to Milton by Victoria Kahn.

    Victoria Kahn specializes in Renaissance literature, rhetoric and poetics, early modern political theory, and the history of literary theory. She is the author of Rhetoric, Prudence, and Skepticism in the Renaissance (Cornell, ), Machiavellian Rhetoric (Princeton, ), and Wayward Contracts: The Crisis of Political Obligation in England, (Princeton, ), and The Future of. Machiavelli Was Right. This is a Machiavellian moment: a political leader taking the ultimate risks that go with the exercise of power, now awaiting the judgment of fate. The book was.


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Speaking as it does about word-breaking popes, criminal Roman emperors, and illustrious prospective saviors of Italy, it seems far from the lighter side of life. The book gained notoriety due to claims that it teaches "evil recommendations to tyrants to help them maintain their power".

The term Machiavellian often connotes political deceit, deviousness, and realpolitik. Even though Machiavelli has become most famous for his work on principalities, scholars also give attention to the exhortations in his Born: 3 MayFlorence, Republic of Florence.

This book is about how Machiavelli was read in the Renaissance, what Machiavelli came to symbolize in Renaissance culture, and why.

I argue that Machiavelli offered Renaissance writers a rhetoric for thinking about politics, and that once we recover the ways Machiavelli was read, we gain a deeper understanding of how Renaissance thinkers conceptualized and responded to contemporary crises of.

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Taking the rhetorical Machiavel as a point of departure, Victoria Kahn argues that this figure. contents --preface --acknowledgments --abbreviations and note on spelling and translations --machiavellian rhetoric --introduction --part one machiavelli --one the prince --two the discourses --three rhetoric and reason of state: boteroâ€?s reading of machiavelli --part two english machiavellism --four reading machiavelli, â€.

On the topic of rhetoric Machiavelli, in his introduction, stated that "I have not embellished or crammed this book with rounded periods or big, impressive words, or with any blandishment or superfluous decoration of the kind which many are in the habit of using to describe or adorn what they have produced".

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But epideictic rhetoric may also raise the specter of Machiavellian self-interest. The social insubordination of the Machiavel, who manipulates appearances to his own ends, finds a poetic equivalent in theinsubordina-tion of the poet, who uses rhetoric not to persuade to the good but rather to seduce or simply to display his own poetic festivous-ilonse.com by: Get this from a library.

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Machiavellian Rhetoric argues in contrast that Renaissance readers were. Reading Machiavelli, 5. Machiavellian Debates, --pt. Milton. A Rhetoric of Indifference. Virtue and Virtu in Comus. Machiavellian Rhetoric in Paradise Lost --Coda: Rhetoric and the Critique of Ideology --Appendix: A Brief Note on Rhetoric and Republicanism in the Historiography of the Italian Renaissance.

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"Machiavellian Rhetoric argues in contrast that Renaissance readers were right to see Machiavelli as a Machiavel, a figure of force and fraud, rhetorical cunning and deception.

and the Rhetoric of Imposture Abstract: Machiavelli’s advocacy of force and fraud in the conduct of politics is the key teaching that has secured his reputation as “Machiavellian” and that has led to the conception of The Prince as the first document in the Western tradition to lay bare the dark.

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