By Jyotsna G. Singh
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 ultra-modern globalization is the results of a fancy and long old method 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 by way of exploring its affects on English tradition and literature of the early sleek period.
- Moves past conventional notions of Renaissance heritage commonly as a revival of antiquity and provides 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 old method associated with the emergence of capitalism and colonialism
- Explores very important subject matters akin to East-West kinfolk and Islam; visible representations of cultural 'others'; gender and race struggles in the new economies and cultures; worldwide drama at the cosmopolitan English degree, and lots of more
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A companion to the global Renaissance : English literature and culture in the era of expansion by Jyotsna G. Singh