CLIO

This international triennial journal publishes scholarly essays in three areas: literature informed by historical understandings, historical writings considered as literature philosophy and philosophy of history, with an interest in Hegel.

Articles from Vol. 32, No. 2, Winter

Criticism in the Age of Discourse
There was a time in the recent past when a literary education required the cultivation of the critical faculty. Criticism, the interpretation and evaluation of works of literature, occupied a prominent place next to literary history and textual criticism....
Judas-Friars of the Popish Plot: The Catholic Perspective on Dryden's the Spanish Fryar
Friar Dominic, the title character of The Spanish Fryar (1681), is usually regarded as a "crude caricature of Catholicism," an advertisement for Dryden's Protestantism during the Popish Plot crisis of 1680. (1) But there is another way of looking at...
The Jacobite Milton: Strategies of Literary Appropriation and Historiography
Milton's work and the persona of Milton as constructed by poets, critics, and scholars throughout the generations have been endlessly--and variously--appropriated. Milton has been cited as a protoromantic, protoliberal, and protofascist; his works...
The Poet in the Besieged City: Heidegger and the Poetry of Zbigniew Herbert
You yourselves, wherever you settle down, are a city. (1) Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War, VII, 77. No thinker since Plato accorded such importance and power to poetry as Heidegger, who views the poet as a key figure in the building...