Mimesis and Empire: The New World, Islam, and European Identities (Cambridge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture)

Mimesis and Empire: The New World, Islam, and European Identities (Cambridge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture)

Barbara Fuchs


the following the writer explores the dynamics of imitation between early sleek ecu powers in literary and historiographical texts from 16th and early seventeenth-century Spain, Italy, England, and the hot global. The ebook considers a large sweep of fabric, together with ecu representations of recent international topics and of Islam. It vitamins the transatlantic point of view on early sleek imperialism with an knowledge of the placement within the Mediterranean and considers difficulties of analyzing and literary transmission; imperial ideology and colonial identities; counterfeits and forgery; and piracy.

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