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 trendy globalization is the results of a fancy 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 background of globalization by means of exploring its affects on English tradition and literature of the early sleek period.
  • Moves past conventional notions of Renaissance historical past in most cases as a revival of antiquity and offers a brand new viewpoint on England's mercantile and cross-cultural interactions with the recent and previous Worlds of the Americas, Africa, and the East, in addition with Northern Europe.
  • Illustrates how twentieth-century globalization was once the results of a long and intricate historic technique associated with the emergence of capitalism and colonialism
  • Explores important issues comparable to East-West kin and Islam; visible representations of cultural 'others'; gender and race struggles in the new economies and cultures; worldwide drama at the cosmopolitan English level, and lots of more

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Also see Mark Poster, Foucault, Marxism, and History (70–94). References and Further Reading Appadurai, Arjun. “Disjuncture and Difference in the Global Cultural Economy,” Theory, Culture, and Society 7 (1990): 295–310. Appadurai, Arjun. Modernity at Large: Cultural Dimensions of Globalization. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1996. 26 Introduction: The Global Renaissance Appadurai, Arjun, ed. The Social Life of Things: Commodities in Cultural Perspective. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986.

Yet no extant portraits can with certainty be ascribed to Gower himself ” (77). 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.

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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