The Performance of Nobility in Early Modern European Literature

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Index
abolition138
absolutism 2, 7, 80, 123, 124, 146, 147, 156, 161, 173, 175, 182, 219 n. 14, 237 n. 1, 242 n. 29, 247 n. 60
Academie franaise186
Accetto, Torquato 17, 217 n. 39
accortise19, 217 n. 45
actor, self as 10, 15, 41, 79, 115, 207
actor veritatis10ff.
adaptability 2, 41, 45, 47, 50, 64ff., 74, 76, 105, 107, 114, 119, 124, 168
admiration, mutual 7, 134
advice to princes 22, 74–76, 81, 85–87
Alcibiades 50, 228 n. 56
allegory 239 n. 15 political 123, 141, 164
amateurism, noble. in Montaigne 66ff.
ambassadors 198
ancestry, noble 112, 182–83, 202 in Castiglione 15 in Corneille 145
Annaeus Seneca, Lucius 5, 27, 31, 33, 42–4, 68, 88–90, 220 nn. 15–17, 221 n.19, 244 n. 37
aphorism 6, 90, 91, 93–96, 99, 105, 107, 110, 117, 181, 182, 186, 187
Apostolid' s, Jean-Marie 123, 212 n. 6, 238n. 6 239n. 19, 241 n. 23, 243 n. 30, 247 n. 63
Aristotle 17, 19, 29, 117, 153, 227 n. 50, 233 n. 37
arms, profession of 11, 35, 38, 56
arrogance, aristocratic 19, 24, 134, 139
artifice in courtly manners 17, 37, 43, 106, 193 in rhetoric 43, 61, 90
audience 1, 2, 5, 9–14, 19, 20, 24–27, 45, 46, 55, 79, 92, 105, 109, 113, 115, 130, 140, 143–48, 161ff., 170ff., 180, 181, 190, 192–97, 204, 208, 209
adaptation to, in Bacon 114
adaptation to, in Montaigne 42, 50 deception of 13, 19, 104, 106, 192 friend as, in Bacon 119, 121 incapacity of 13, 196, 198–99 persuasion of 10, 12–14, 64, 79, 92, 96 104, 106, 149, 157, 199, 209 power of 11, 115, 133, 148, 170, 172
Auerbach, Erich 223 n.30
Augustine, St. 187, 233 n. 42
Bacon, Francis 6, 122, 224 n. 33, 249 n. 74 Advancement of Learning6, 80–81, 86, 92–93, 95–97, 102, 215 n. 15, 226 n. 45, 231 n. 10, 234 n. 47, 235 nn. 52, 53, 235nn. 55, 63 De Augmentis88–89, 90, 96, 99, 231 n.10, 233 n. 44, 235n. 55, 237 n. 68 Essayes, dedicatory epistles to 84–88, 90, 98 Novum Organum6, 90, 91–93, 96–97, 98–99, 99–101 'Of Beauty' 235 n. 51 'Of Ceremonies and Respects' 106, 235 n. 51 'Of Counsell' 86, 109 'Of Cunning' 109, 234 n. 49 'Of Death' 236 n. 59 'Of Envy' 109, 112, 236 n. 64 'Of Followers and Frends' 237 n. 69 'Of Fortune' 236 nn. 61, 62 'Of Frendship' 6, 109, 116–21 'Of Great Place' 109, 115–16, 120, 236 n.58 'Of Honour and Reputation' 113 'Of Nobility' 109, 110–14 'Of Simulation And Dissimulation' 103–09, 235 nn. 51, 54 'Of Suspicion' 237 n. 67 'Of Truth' 99–102, 106, 232 n. 29 'Of Vaine-Glory' 93–94, 114
Baldi, Cammillo 10, 17, 217 n. 38

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