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New PDF release: A companion to the global Renaissance : English literature

By Jyotsna G. Singh

ISBN-10: 1405154764

ISBN-13: 9781405154765

That includes twenty one newly-commissioned essays, A significant other to the worldwide Renaissance: English Literature and tradition within the period of Expansion demonstrates how modern day globalization is the results of a posh and long historic approach that had its roots in England's mercantile and cross-cultural interactions of the 16th and 17th centuries.

  • An leading edge assortment that interrogates the worldwide paradigm of our interval and provides a brand new historical past of globalization by way of exploring its impacts on English tradition and literature of the early glossy period.
  • Moves past conventional notions of Renaissance historical past commonly as a revival of antiquity and offers a brand new viewpoint on England's mercantile and cross-cultural interactions with the recent and outdated Worlds of the Americas, Africa, and the East, besides with Northern Europe.
  • Illustrates how twentieth-century globalization used to be the results of a long and complicated ancient method associated with the emergence of capitalism and colonialism
  • Explores very important themes comparable to East-West family members and Islam; visible representations of cultural 'others'; gender and race struggles in the new economies and cultures; worldwide drama at the cosmopolitan English degree, and lots of more

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For a fuller account of Elizabethan portraits, see Karen Hearn, Dynasties: Painting in Tudor and Jacobean England, 1530–1630 (77–116). Leah Marcus, like several other critics, accepts the attribution to George Gower in Puzzling Shakespeares: Local Reading and its Discontents (279). 2 See Hearn (88). Also, given that there are different dates ascribed to the portrait, general references to the English child in Virginia being born “just before this portrait was created” do not indicate a specific date.

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Voyages in Print: English Travel to America, 1576–1624. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995. Games, Alison. “England’s Global Transition and the Cosmopolitans who made it Possible,” Shakespeare Studies 35 (2007): 24–31. Grafton, Antony and Lisa Jardine. “ ‘Studied for Action’: How Gabriel Harvey Read his Livy,” Past and Present 129 (1990): 30–78. Greene, Thomas M. The Light in Troy: Imitation and Discovery in Renaissance Poetry. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1982. Gurr, Andrew. The Shakespearean Stage, 1574–1642, 3rd edn.

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