By Jyotsna G. Singh

ISBN-10: 1405154764

ISBN-13: 9781405154765

That includes twenty one newly-commissioned essays, A better half to the worldwide Renaissance: English Literature and tradition within the period of Expansion demonstrates how latest globalization is the results of a fancy and long old technique that had its roots in England's mercantile and cross-cultural interactions of the 16th and 17th centuries.

  • An cutting edge assortment that interrogates the worldwide paradigm of our interval and provides a brand new historical past of globalization via exploring its affects on English tradition and literature of the early glossy period.
  • Moves past conventional notions of Renaissance background ordinarily as a revival of antiquity and offers a brand new standpoint on England's mercantile and cross-cultural interactions with the recent and outdated Worlds of the Americas, Africa, and the East, in addition with Northern Europe.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 approach associated with the emergence of capitalism and colonialism
  • Explores very important subject matters akin 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 plenty of more

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Theatre of a City: The Places of London Comedy, 1598–1642. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006. Jardine, Lisa. Worldly Goods: A New History of the Renaissance. New York and London: W. W. Norton, 1996. Kamps, Ivo and Jyotsna G. Singh, eds. Travel Knowledge: European “Discoveries” in the Early Modern Period. New York: Palgrave, 2001. MacLean, Gerald, ed. Re-Orienting the Renaissance: Cultural Exchanges with the East. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005. Marcus, Leah. Puzzling Shakespeares: Local Reading and its Discontents.

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