Early Modern Diplomacy, Theatre and Soft Power : The Making of Peace.

By: Rivère de Carles, NathalieMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandEarly Modern Literature in History: Publisher: London : Palgrave Macmillan Limited, 2016Copyright date: ©2016Description: 1 online resource (242 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781137436931Subject(s): British literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Early Modern Diplomacy, Theatre and Soft Power : The Making of PeaceDDC classification: 809.894 LOC classification: PN1-PN6790Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
"Acknowledgements" -- "Contents " -- "Notes on the Contributors" -- "List of Abbreviations " -- "List of Figures" -- "CHAPTER 1: The Poetics of Diplomatic Appeasement in the Early Modern Era" -- "1 Reading Diplomacy: A Combination of Reason and Imagination" -- "2 Early Modern Soft Power: Time, Tactics and Networks of Appeasement" -- "Notes" -- "Part I: From Truce to Negotiated Peace: The Temporal Diplomacies of a Literature of Appeasement" -- "CHAPTER 2: The Slumber of War: Diplomacy, Tragedy, and the Aesthetics of the Truce in Early Modern Europe" -- "1 The Dramatic Truce, the Truce as Drama" -- "2 Cervantes and the Trials of Heroism" -- "3 Corneille and Diplomatic Virtue" -- "4 The Rhythm of Peacemaking" -- "Notes" -- "chapter 3: ‘Ces petits livres en franÃois de Messieurs les Hotmans’: Peacemaking in a/the European Family" -- "1 Les Opuscules franÃoises and The Ambassador: The Diplomatic Method of the Editorial Truce" -- "2 Lying Honestly: The Necessary Theatricality as Prerequisite of the Truce" -- "3 Totus Mundus Agit Histrionem: Illusion as Unstable Space of Truce" -- "Notes" -- "chapter 4: ‘Mediating Amicably’? The Birth of the Trauerspiel Out of the  Letter of Westphalia" -- "1 The Spirit and the Letter of Westphalia" -- "2 ‘The Great German Dramatists of the Baroque Were [Silesians]’" -- "3 Cultural Ambassadors and a Token Peace" -- "Notes" -- "Part II: A Very Political Peacemaker: The Stage Ambassador Between Diplomatic Tactics and Political Strategies" -- "chapter 5: The Performative Power of Diplomatic Discourse in the Italian Tragedies Inspired by the Wars Against the Turks" -- "1 A Political Break with Aristotle" -- "2 Dramatizing Immediate History: The Defeats of Buda and Famagusta" -- "3 Representing the Great Turk".
"4 Dramatizing the Diplomatic Discourse: The Nuntius and the Ambassador" -- "5 Negotiating with the Sultan: The Effects of Silence" -- "Notes" -- "chapter 6: The Ambassador as Proteus: Indirect Characterization and Diplomatic Appeasement in Catiline and  Measure for Measure" -- "1 A Not so ‘Dull’ Ambassador: The Rise of the Active Catastrophe and the Decline of the Nuntius" -- "2 Towards a Diplomatic Character: The Ambassador as Trope" -- "3 Tragicomic Appeasement and Diplomatic coup d’état in Measure for Measure" -- "4 Notes" -- "chapter 7: Galleries and Soft Power: The Gallery in The Winter’s Tale" -- "1 Galleries Off Stage" -- "2 Galleries On Stage" -- "3 The Gallery in The Winter’s Tale" -- "Notes" -- "Part III: Conciliatory Networks as Soft Power: A Dynamic Diplomacy of Cross- Confessional Appeasement" -- "chapter 8: Marginal Diplomatic Spaces During the Jacobean Era, 1603–25" -- "1 The Scenography of an Itinerant Diplomacy" -- "2 Unusual Encounters: The Ambassador’s Spatial Initiative" -- "3 The Diplomacy of Jacobean Progresses" -- "4 The Gallery as Locus of Private Diplomatic Talks and Conflict Avoidance" -- "Notes" -- "CHAPTER 9: Venetian Merchants as Diplomatic Agents: Family Networks and Cross-Confessional Diplomacy in Early Modern Europe" -- "1 ‘The Perfect Merchant’" -- "2 English Connections" -- "3 Diplomacy in the Wars of Religion" -- "Notes" -- "chapter 10: The Fabric of Silk Power in the Sherley Portraits" -- "Notes" -- "Selected Bibliography" -- "Primary Sources" -- "Secondary Sources (Books and Chapters)" -- "Articles" -- "Websites".
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"Acknowledgements" -- "Contents " -- "Notes on the Contributors" -- "List of Abbreviations " -- "List of Figures" -- "CHAPTER 1: The Poetics of Diplomatic Appeasement in the Early Modern Era" -- "1 Reading Diplomacy: A Combination of Reason and Imagination" -- "2 Early Modern Soft Power: Time, Tactics and Networks of Appeasement" -- "Notes" -- "Part I: From Truce to Negotiated Peace: The Temporal Diplomacies of a Literature of Appeasement" -- "CHAPTER 2: The Slumber of War: Diplomacy, Tragedy, and the Aesthetics of the Truce in Early Modern Europe" -- "1 The Dramatic Truce, the Truce as Drama" -- "2 Cervantes and the Trials of Heroism" -- "3 Corneille and Diplomatic Virtue" -- "4 The Rhythm of Peacemaking" -- "Notes" -- "chapter 3: ‘Ces petits livres en franÃois de Messieurs les Hotmans’: Peacemaking in a/the European Family" -- "1 Les Opuscules franÃoises and The Ambassador: The Diplomatic Method of the Editorial Truce" -- "2 Lying Honestly: The Necessary Theatricality as Prerequisite of the Truce" -- "3 Totus Mundus Agit Histrionem: Illusion as Unstable Space of Truce" -- "Notes" -- "chapter 4: ‘Mediating Amicably’? The Birth of the Trauerspiel Out of the  Letter of Westphalia" -- "1 The Spirit and the Letter of Westphalia" -- "2 ‘The Great German Dramatists of the Baroque Were [Silesians]’" -- "3 Cultural Ambassadors and a Token Peace" -- "Notes" -- "Part II: A Very Political Peacemaker: The Stage Ambassador Between Diplomatic Tactics and Political Strategies" -- "chapter 5: The Performative Power of Diplomatic Discourse in the Italian Tragedies Inspired by the Wars Against the Turks" -- "1 A Political Break with Aristotle" -- "2 Dramatizing Immediate History: The Defeats of Buda and Famagusta" -- "3 Representing the Great Turk".

"4 Dramatizing the Diplomatic Discourse: The Nuntius and the Ambassador" -- "5 Negotiating with the Sultan: The Effects of Silence" -- "Notes" -- "chapter 6: The Ambassador as Proteus: Indirect Characterization and Diplomatic Appeasement in Catiline and  Measure for Measure" -- "1 A Not so ‘Dull’ Ambassador: The Rise of the Active Catastrophe and the Decline of the Nuntius" -- "2 Towards a Diplomatic Character: The Ambassador as Trope" -- "3 Tragicomic Appeasement and Diplomatic coup d’état in Measure for Measure" -- "4 Notes" -- "chapter 7: Galleries and Soft Power: The Gallery in The Winter’s Tale" -- "1 Galleries Off Stage" -- "2 Galleries On Stage" -- "3 The Gallery in The Winter’s Tale" -- "Notes" -- "Part III: Conciliatory Networks as Soft Power: A Dynamic Diplomacy of Cross- Confessional Appeasement" -- "chapter 8: Marginal Diplomatic Spaces During the Jacobean Era, 1603–25" -- "1 The Scenography of an Itinerant Diplomacy" -- "2 Unusual Encounters: The Ambassador’s Spatial Initiative" -- "3 The Diplomacy of Jacobean Progresses" -- "4 The Gallery as Locus of Private Diplomatic Talks and Conflict Avoidance" -- "Notes" -- "CHAPTER 9: Venetian Merchants as Diplomatic Agents: Family Networks and Cross-Confessional Diplomacy in Early Modern Europe" -- "1 ‘The Perfect Merchant’" -- "2 English Connections" -- "3 Diplomacy in the Wars of Religion" -- "Notes" -- "chapter 10: The Fabric of Silk Power in the Sherley Portraits" -- "Notes" -- "Selected Bibliography" -- "Primary Sources" -- "Secondary Sources (Books and Chapters)" -- "Articles" -- "Websites".

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Nathalie Rivere de Carles is Reader in Early Modern English Drama at the University of Toulouse Jean-Jaurès, France. She authored chapters in the Oxford Handbook of Shakespearean Tragedy (2015) and in S hakespeare's Theatres and the Effects of Performance (2013); and is a contributing Textual Editor of the third edition of The Norton Shakespeare .

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