This is an altogether impressive book--original in its claims about the intersections among slander, gender, equity, and Renaissance drama; persuasive in its detailed arguments about slander as a linguistic, rhetorical, and juridical phenomenon; generous and yet exacting in its relation to previous scholarship (including Joel Altman's argument about Renaissance dramatic appropriations of "rhetorical instruments of deliberation like the controversia, the suasoria and the argumentum in utramque partem" , Lorna Hutson's assessment of equity, and John Hamilton Baker's and Ian Maclean's underestimation of the impact of humanism on the law); and enormously compelling in its analyses of the slander triangle, and in particular the slandered
heroine, in Renaissance drama.
12) While Gaunt could lay claim to being slandered
and thereby legally defend his good fame and repute, he could neither revise nor control public opinion, which persisted in besmirching his reputation.
A jury of five men and seven women found that none of the three staff who accused Jo-Ann Bowen-Griffith of swapping a pounds 12 price tag on a betulia plant for a pounds 1 tag had slandered
Mariana's and Isabella's slandered
reputations are material out of which, late in the play, Vincentio patches a "just" punishment/marriage for Angelo, not to mention one for Isabella and himself.
He claimed he was slandered
by Nero during a combative pre-election talk show.
Anwar filed the suit against Mahathir in January this year, claiming the premier had slandered
him at a news conference last September with remarks accusing him of homosexual acts, which are illegal in Malaysia.
Food Lion and its employees were also slandered
last November during sweeps week by "Prime Time Live" through a similar misrepresentation of the facts.
The petition states, "The name of Jesus Christ should not be mocked, nor should those who love Him be slandered
for their beliefs.
The German text declares: God's own name, the slandered
Shem HaM' phoras, which the Jews before the Christians kept almost ineffably holy, perished in six million Jews under the sign of a cross.