Emissaries in Early Modern Literature and Culture: Mediation, Transmission, Traffic, 1550-1700

Emissaries in Early Modern Literature and Culture: Mediation, Transmission, Traffic, 1550-1700

by Gitanjali Shahani, Brinda Charry

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ISBN-13: 9781317144724
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/29/2016
Series: Transculturalisms, 1400-1700
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 278
File size: 22 MB
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About the Author

Brinda Charry is Assistant Professor of English at Keene State College, USA. Gitanjali Shahani is Assistant Professor of English at San Francisco State University, USA.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction, Brinda Charry and Gitanjali Shahani; Part 1 Discourses of Diplomacy: The Shah's 2 ambassadors: The Travels of the 3 English Brothers and the global early modern, Jonathan Burton; Of gifts, ambassadors, and copy-cats: diplomacy, exchange, and difference in early modern India, Ania Loomba; Representing the King of Morocco, Virginia Mason Vaughan. Part 2 Agents of Exchange: Just passing: Abbé Carré, spy, harem-lord, and 'made in France', Pompa Banerjee; 'After my humble dutie remembered': factors and/versus merchants, Barbara Sebek; Passengers, spies, emissaries, and merchants: travel and early modern English identity, M.G. Aune. Part 3 Language and Technologies of Mediation: The translator as emissary: continental works about the Ottomans in England, Linda McJannet; The Queen of Onor and her emissaries: Fernão Mendes Pinto's dialogue with India, Dolora Chapelle Wojciehowski; Listening to the emissary in Middleton's No Wit, No Help Like a Woman's, Marianne Montgomery. Part IV Transmission and Transformation: 'Backward and abysm of time' negotiating with the dead in The Tempest, Brinda Charry; 'Thrown from the rock': emissaries as midwives and impediments of a new world, Sheila T. Cavanagh; Bibliography; Index.

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