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palinode

a retraction. In Scots law, when defamation was a matter for the commissary courts, one remedy was a conclusion for a retraction to be made.
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See also the palinode of a chant royal presented by Jean Delattre at the Puy of Amiens in 1478 (according to Gros, 1992, 87): "Du feu d'amour colunne lumineuse" (incipit: "Quand Moyse de servitude osta").
Perhaps the most successful part of the book deals with the use of palinode in two Renaissance lyric collections: Gaspara Stampa's Rime d'amore and Philip Sidney's Astrophil and Stella.
To use the imagery in the Palinode, it is not enough to focus on the charioteer; the horses too must be engaged appropriately.
The extent to which "Dialogo de muertos" constitutes a palinode of his early socio-political tenets can also be gauged from the negative judgment he held against Sarmiento in the essays he wrote in defence of criollismo, a form of cultural nationalism that dominated the Argentine literary scene in the 1910s and 20s.
But if we cannot know the value of erotic experience, Socrates' palinode will try to demonstrate that we can be persuaded that erotic engagement offers us the best chance to live a life in which we can discover and realize our nature.
Take, for example, how landscape and desire become conflated in "Abandoned Palinode for the Twenty Suitors of June":
Especially interesting is Calinescu's discussion of the technique of the palinode (1987, 309-10), a common enough rhetorical strategy with the postmodernists who claim not to deal in plot details, while insinuating them nonetheless in the very act of their negation.
The love sonnets appearing in The Boston Daily Transcript, The Maccabean, and Contemporary Verse are meditative, rather like the palinode or retraction-of-love sections of Renaissance sonnet sequences, in which the poet turns from eros to agape, or to memento mori.
Ascoli concludes first by deconstructing the palinode, Dante's quintessential act of revision, by which he generates an impression of auctoritas that seems impervious to change, and then by analyzing authorship and authority in the Commedia.
Veidlinger even makes a persuasive case that Berglson's late play Prints ruveni (1946) represented a transparently coded palinode in which he courageously repudiated his former servitude.
The palinode of linguistic posturing, whether Petrarchan or neoromantic, amounts to an act of self-liberation.
Filelfo's project, fanciful as it may seem, was nothing less than a provocation to his patrons--and eventually even to Cosimo himself when Filelfo composed a satiric palinode to him--to set aside their partisan pursuit of a politics of interest groups and private affiliations in favor of a concept of citizenship and political identity based on the Cynic notion of world citizenship and on Stoic theories of virtue.