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Machiavelli in Love

Sex, Self, and Society in the Italian Renaissance

by Guido Ruggiero

  • 57 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: c 1500 to c 1750,
  • European history: c 500 to c 1500,
  • Gender studies,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • History,
  • Psychology,
  • History: World,
  • Italy,
  • Hematology,
  • Human Sexuality,
  • History / Europe / General,
  • Europe - General,
  • Renaissance,
  • Sex,
  • Sex customs,
  • Social aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7871546M
    ISBN 100801885167
    ISBN 109780801885167

      Interestingly, Niccolo Machiavelli responds back with a letter in which he speaks of the enchanting sweetness of love. Someone is using--a friend of his uses that language, F and so on. Niccolo responds with a poem on the beauty and sweetness of the passion of love. Enjoy the best Niccolo Machiavelli Quotes at BrainyQuote. Quotations by Niccolo Machiavelli, Italian Writer, Born May 3, Share with your friends.

      The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli is the most influential work on political power ever written. It consists of 26 chapters, with the book split into two, roughly equal parts. The Prince is a 16th-century political treatise by the Italian diplomat and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. Machiavelli wrote The Prince in , after he was forced to leave Florence as a political exile. Dedicated to Lorenzo de’ Medici, the work is Machiavelli’s advice to .

    ‘The Prince’ remains a must read book to this day and is often regarded as the go to book for budding diplomats. In addition to that, Machiavelli was also a poet, historian and music composer during his rather eventful life. However, it was as a political thinker that he is most renowned. Many of his words have become popular quotes over time. While Noccolo Machiavelli authored numerous books and plays, he is also known to have written poetry. While much has been written about Machiavelli’s books, in this post we will read some of the Italian poems from the renaissance period written by him. List of books by Noccolo Machiavelli.


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Machiavelli in Love introduces an exciting new concept of sex and sexual identity and their roles in the culture and politics of the Italian Renaissance.

Guido Ruggiero's study counters the consensus among historians and literary critics that there was little sense of individual identity and almost no sense of sexual identity before the modern by: 7. Machiavelli in Love introduces a complex concept of sex and sexual identity and their roles in the culture and politics of the Italian Renaissance.

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Machiavelli in Love introduces a complex concept of sex and sexual identity and their roles in the culture and politics of the Italian Renaissance.

Guido Ruggiero's study counters the consensus among historians and literary critics that there was little sense of individual identity and almost no sense of sexual identity before the modern : Machiavelli in Love is a unique and fascinating book that will appeal to students and scholars in fields as diverse as intellectual history, philosophy, and political : Haig Patapan.

Each chapter of the book engages different facets of his thought to yield a comprehensive appreciation of Machiavellian love and fear and its implication for modernity. Machiavelli in Love is a unique and fascinating book that will appeal to students and scholars in fields as diverse as intellectual history, philosophy, and political science.

Machiavelli’s country love in particular muted his love for politics. Of this woman Machiavelli wrote, “No longer to I delight in reading about the deeds of the ancients or in discussing those of the moderns; everything has been transformed into tender thoughts, for which I.

Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli (/ ˌ m æ k i ə ˈ v ɛ l i /, also US: / ˌ m ɑː k-/; Italian: [nikkoˈlɔ mmakjaˈvɛlli]; 3 May – 21 June ) was an Italian Renaissance diplomat, philosopher and writer, best known for The Prince (Il Principe), written in He has often been called the father of modern political philosophy or political : 3 MayFlorence, Republic of Florence.

Niccolo Machiavelli was a diplomat, politician and writer in Renaissance Italy whose most infamous quotes come from his books The Prince and The Art of War. Machiavelli concludes with a simple piece of advice: you can’t control other people’s emotions or behaviour; you can only control your own.

Base your administration on what you can control. “Men love according as they please, and fear according to the will of the prince. Machiavelli in Love is a unique and fascinating book that will appeal to students and scholars in fields as diverse as intellectual history, philosophy, and political science.

Unpaid Annotation Despite Machiavelli's attempt to ignore love as a major philosophical theme, Machiavelli in Love argues that the key to modernity is its understanding.

Pope Clement VIII condemned The Prince for its endorsement of rule by deceit and excerpt from the book reads: "Since love and fear can hardly exist together, if.

The Prince (Italian: Il Principe [il ˈprintʃipe], Latin: De Principatibus) is a 16th-century political treatise by the Italian diplomat and political theorist Niccolò his correspondence, a version appears to have been distributed inusing a Latin title, De Principatibus (Of Principalities).

However, the printed version was not published untilfive years after Author: Niccolò Machiavelli. Niccolò Machiavelli was born in the city of Florence, Italy, on May 3, His father, Bernardo Machiavelli, was a lawyer, although not a very prosperous one, with much of his income derived from family property rather than his law practice.

However, he retained his membership in the lawyers' guild, which was influential in Florentine politics. Machiavelli in love: the modern politics of love and fear. [Haig Patapan] -- "Haig Patapan discovers that Machiavelli intertwines teachings on love with his political and philosophical theories.

This book is an invitation to find the implicit teachings on love cleverly. This energetic little book started out as a series of talks for French public radio inand it offers a knowing guide to Machiavelli’s life and work.

The tone, in Willard Wood’s. Up to 90% off Textbooks at Amazon Canada. Plus, free two-day shipping for six months when you sign up for Amazon Prime for Students/5(2). Machiavelli in Love shepherd in the ancient world could serve as a model for thinking about the love/lust of Machiavelli in Renaissance Florence for his current courtesan flame, la Riccia, and in both cases the troubling aspect was the way in which the older male was swept away by his desire, much more than the object of that by: 7.

"Readers of Machiavelli in Love will certainly come away with a feeling for the playfulness of Renaissance sexuality. One of the book's achievements is that it shows the extent to which the literature of high culture had deep roots in everyday experience.

Few will ever again doubt the importance of sex in creating Renaissance identity.". In chapter seven of The Prince, Machiavelli discusses at great length the political career of Borgia and proposes him to the reader as a paragon of virtù. He is the very embodiment of the ingenuity, efficacy, manliness, foresight, valor, strength, shrewdness, and so forth that defines Machiavelli’s concept of political virtuosity.

Machiavelli’s overriding passion was not the contemplative life but politics, the active life. In comparison with other humanists of his age, he was not erudite and lacked the antiquarian’s love of ancient books for their own sake.— Niccolo Machiavelli, The Art of War: Book VII “It is better to defeat the enemy by hunger than by steel; in such victory fortune counts more than prowess.” — Niccolo Machiavelli, The Art of War: Book VII “ love peace but know how to wage war ” — Niccolo Machiavelli, The Art of War: I,