Representing the New World: The English and French Uses of the Example of Spain

Representing the New World: The English and French Uses of the Example of Spain

by Jonathan Hart
     
 

Representing the New World argues for the importance of Spain in the New World as an example of France and England in their efforts to establish colonies and suggests that this example was ambivalent and contradictory as well as surprisingly persistent in the representations of Spain in French and English texts concerning the Americas.
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Overview

Representing the New World argues for the importance of Spain in the New World as an example of France and England in their efforts to establish colonies and suggests that this example was ambivalent and contradictory as well as surprisingly persistent in the representations of Spain in French and English texts concerning the Americas.

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Although a study of rhetoric and literary texts, Hart's unique study will interest all students of the early modern age of exploration. Choice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312230708
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
09/28/2001
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.28(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.15(d)

Meet the Author

Jonathan Hart is Professor of English at the University of Alberta. He is co-director of the Medieval and Early Modern Institute and Editor of the Canadian Review of Comparative Literature .

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