By Jyotsna G. Singh
- An leading edge assortment that interrogates the worldwide paradigm of our interval and gives a brand new background of globalization by way of exploring its affects on English tradition and literature of the early glossy period.
- Moves past conventional notions of Renaissance historical past generally as a revival of antiquity and offers a brand new point of view on England's mercantile and cross-cultural interactions with the hot and previous Worlds of the Americas, Africa, and the East, besides with Northern Europe.
- Illustrates how twentieth-century globalization was once the results of a long and intricate old strategy associated with the emergence of capitalism and colonialism
- Explores important issues resembling East-West family and Islam; visible representations of cultural 'others'; gender and race struggles in the new economies and cultures; international drama at the cosmopolitan English level, and lots of more
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A Companion to the Global Renaissance: English Literature and Culture in the Era of Expansion (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture) by Jyotsna G. Singh