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Palinode

 

(also Kniga oborony; in English, Book of the Defense), a tract against the Brest Union of 1596. It was written by the Ukrainian writer Zakharii Kopystenskii in 1621–22 in Kiev. Kopystenskii sharply criticized the predatory policies of Poland and the Vatican in the Ukraine and Byelorussia and emphasized the historical ties between the Russian, Ukrainian, and Byelorussian peoples.

REFERENCE

“Pamiatniki polemicheskoi literatury v Zapadnoi Rusi.” In the collection Russkaia istoricheskaia biblioteka, vol. 4, book 1. St. Petersburg, 1878.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Here Atwood is claiming that not only was Odysseus wrong, but Homer was as well: through this palinode, she calls attention to the poem's repression of the violence inflicted upon the maids.
(10.) These palinodes are found in three primary sources: i) the lists put together by Gros in his two works, 1992 (79-97 for Amiens; 182-96 for Rouen) and 1996 (notably 192-99 and 212-22); ii) the chants royaux found in "Recueil Vidouc"; and iii) the "Table des Chants Royaux sur la Conception" in BNF ms.
.") and incorporates into its palinode, "Pur encens chassant venin du monde," the motif of the "Vierge au Serpent" already used by Nicolle Lescarre in the chant royal I mentioned above.
As with Uc's palinodes, however, "the entire collection implicitly undermines Guittone's conversion, since the love poems [...] are never entirely suppressed [and] their proximity and similarity to the religious poems that oppose them renders the opposition itself unstable" (55).
Verder wil dit voorkom asof Krog op spottende wyse die intensiteit en vulgariteit van haar eie poesie afset teen die van Hambidge as sy in die gedig "pleidooi om bevryding" in Lady Anne (1989: 68) skryf: "my poesie blink soos 'n voormalige hoer / langs die slimline mannekyne uit Palinodes" (moontlik 'n verwysing na die kortreelige gedigte in Hambidge se bundel Palinodes van 1987).