Renaissance Literature And Postcolonial Studies

Author by : Shankar Raman
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Publisher by : Edinburgh University Press
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Description : Shows how Renaissance writers and artists struggled to reconcile past traditions with experiences of 'discovery'.In what ways have colonial and postcolonial studies transformed our perceptions of early modern European texts and images? How have those perceptions enriched our broader understanding of the colonial and the postcolonial? Focusing on English, Portuguese, Spanish and French colonial projects, Shankar Raman explains how encounters with new worlds and peoples irrevocably shaped both Europeans and their 'others'. There are in-depth case studies on: the Portuguese drama and epic of Gil Vicente and Luis Vaz de Camões; travel narratives and exotic engravings from Theodore de Bry's influential compilations; and the English plays and verse of Christopher Marlowe, John Donne and Richard Brome.Key Features* Introduces readers to the careful reading of visual sources as a complement to textual analysis* Emphasises the importance of comparative work in literary studies of colonialism: see especially the discussion of Adam Olearius' travels in Chapter 2 as well as the case studies of Portuguese literary texts and de Bry


Renaissance Literatures And Postcolonial Studies

Author by : Shankar Raman
Languange : en
Publisher by : Edinburgh University Press
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Description : Shows how Renaissance writers and artists struggled to reconcile past traditions with experiences of 'discovery'.


Renaissance Literature And Postcolonial Studies

Author by : Shankar Raman
Languange : en
Publisher by : Edinburgh University Press
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Description : Shows how Renaissance writers and artists struggled to reconcile past traditions with experiences of 'discovery.' In what ways have colonial and postcolonial studies transformed our perceptions of early modern European texts and images? How have those perceptions enriched our broader understanding of the colonial and the postcolonial? Focusing on English, Portuguese, Spanish and French colonial projects, Shankar Raman explains how encounters with new worlds and peoples irrevocably shaped both Europeans and their 'others'. There are in-depth case studies on: the Portuguese drama and epic of Gil Vicente and Luis Vaz de Camoes; travel narratives and exotic engravings from Theodore de Bry's influential compilations; and the English plays and verse of Christopher Marlowe, John Donne and Richard Brome. "


Romantic Literature And Postcolonial Studies

Author by : Elizabeth A Bohls
Languange : en
Publisher by : Edinburgh University Press
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Description : This book examines the relationship between Romantic writing and the rapidly expanding British Empire.


Renaissance Literature

Author by : Siobhan Keenan
Languange : en
Publisher by : Edinburgh University Press
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Description : This concise introduction to the literature of an exciting and influential period opens with an overview of the historical and cultural context in which English Renaissance literature was produced, and a discussion of its contemporary and subsequent critical reception. The following chapters survey the major Renaissance genres of drama, poetry and prose. Each chapter provides illustrative case studies of canonical and non-canonical key texts by authors such as William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe, Ben Jonson, Edmund Spenser, John Milton, Sir Philip Sidney, John Donne, Aemilia Lanyer, Sir Francis Bacon, Thomas Nashe, and Lady Mary Wroth. A guide to further reading accompanies each chapter, complemented by a section of student resources at the end of the book. The final chapter summarises significant developments in English Renaissance literary culture, and discusses the future direction of Renaissance literary scholarship.


The Encyclopedia Of English Renaissance Literature

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Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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The Darker Side Of The Renaissance

Author by : Walter Mignolo
Languange : en
Publisher by : University of Michigan Press
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Description : An exploration of the role of the book, the map, and the European concept of literacy in the conquest of the New World


Medieval Literature And Postcolonial Studies

Author by : Lisa Lampert-Weissig
Languange : en
Publisher by : Postcolonial Literary Studies
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Description : This volume provides a comprehensive introduction to postcolonial medieval studies and examines the historical connections between postcolonial studies and medieval studies. Lisa Lampert-Weissig provides new readings of medieval texts including Wolfram von Eschenbach's Parzival, Mandeville's Travels and Guillaume de Palerne, a romance about werewolves set in Norman Sicily. In addition, she examines Walter Scott's Ivanhoe from the perspective of postcolonial medieval studies, as well contemporary novels by Salman Rushdie, Tariq Ali, Juan Goytisolo, and Amitav Ghosh.


Nation State And Empire In English Renaissance Literature

Author by : Willy Maley
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer
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Description : This book, original in emphasis, daring in execution, maps out the shaping power of English Renaissance literature in creating and contesting national and colonial identities through the work of major canonical authors including Shakespeare, Spenser and Milton. Informed throughout by the burgeoning fields of the new British history and postcolonial criticism, this volume marks a dramatic shift in studies of the early modern period, from Irish to British concerns, thus accounting for the interplay of union, plantation, and conquest.


The Uses Of The Future In Early Modern Europe

Author by : Andrea Brady
Languange : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : This collection of essays examines the idea of the future in early modern European literature, politics, religion, science, and social life. Investigating how both elite and popular writers represented their access to or control over the future, it proposes new insights into one of the defining characteristics of modernity.