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In his once celebrated essay, published in 1795, which he called Vber Naive und
Sentimentalische Dichtung,1 Schiller distinguished two types of poets : those
who are not conscious of any rift between themselves and their milieu, or within ...
No matter how sophisticated his scores, there is no trace, right to the end, of self-
consciousness, neurosis, decadence. For that, in Italian music, we must wait for
Boito, Puccini and their followers. He was the last master to paint with positive, ...
IV It may be true that nationalism, as distinct from mere national consciousness —
the sense of belonging to a nation - is in the first place a response to a
patronising or disparaging attitude towards the traditional values of a society, the
result of ...
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The CounterEnlightenment l
The Originality of Machiavelli
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