Sceve's admirable dizain irresistibly evokes the palinode
of a Chant royal reproduced by Gros, 1996, 319-21, from BNF ms.
The link to palinode
is tenuous (though Berrahou does discuss fictionalized accounts of Sidney's own deathbed recantation) but the treatment of Sidney's use of imagery concerning children and motherhood is interesting, as is that of the possible political implications of the collection and its affinity to some of the ideas expressed by Castiglione in the Courtier.
When Socrates begins his palinode
, he is very much aware that he is not making an argument whose truth will compel assent; instead, he cautions that his speech will not work with all audiences.
1, is the so-called palinode
that Filelfo wrote to Cosimo, probably in about 1444.
In fact, a closer analysis of Lope's use of the term vulgo in his famous palinode
uncovers an eminent rhetorical smartness, conspicuously transforming the pejorative term vulgo into the semantically and sociologically neutral publico, and eventually into the positive notion of the pueblo, simultaneously vindicating his own popular art yet capturing the benevolence of the classicist academics to whom he addresses his speech.
There is a palinode
in Munich as well, turning on the trope of "home,"
This uncertainty is exemplified in Stesichorus's palinode
and in the story of Helen's eidolon as developed by Euripides' Helen (13-15).
is a recantation or retraction of a previous position, and in Prosser's terms it becomes a ritual of impossible contrition.
It may be the palinode
is reflected in Josephus' account of Gaius in War 2, and Antiquities 18-19.
But then the palinode
of the last line, which, as so often in Millay, surprises through its down-to-earth--almost throwaway--quality that sneaks up on the reader: "And lust is there" perhaps less than admirable, but also "nights not spent alone," a small victory over loneliness.
Yet, through his palinode
, the Hellenic longing for the beautiful is also respiritualized and repoliticized.
Thus God, Locke, and Equality represents a palinode