After Machiavelli: "Re-writing" and the "Hermeneutic Attitude"
After Machiavelli: "Re-writing" and the "Hermeneutic Attitude" (Paperback)
After Machiavelli is an examination of the triangular relationship of "re-writing"-a dynamic process encompassing both creative newness and awareness of historical profundity"-the "hermeneutic attitude:' and Machiavelli's poiesis. Specifically, it addresses four questions: First, to what degree can we speak of intersection (interaction) among this triad? Second, what common ground do all three actually share? Third, in what particular manner do the act of "re-writing" and the "hermeneutic attitude" manifest themselves in the writings of Niccoli Machiavelli? And last, what bearing does this have on the reader, heir to Machiavelli's literary legacy?
About the Author(s):
Barbara Godorecci, University of Alabama, has published on Machiavelli, contemporary poetry, and critical theory. Barbara J. Godorecci, Ph.D. (NYU). Italian medieval literature, humanist literature, Renaissance literature, Machiavelli.