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This Distracted Globe: Worldmaking in Early Modern Literature
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This Distracted Globe: Worldmaking in Early Modern Literature (Paperback)

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Worldmaking takes many forms in early modern literature and thus challenges any single interpretive approach. The essays in this collection investigate the material stuff of the world in Spenser, Cary, and Marlowe; the sociable bonds of authorship, sexuality, and sovereignty in Shakespeare and others; and the universal status of spirit, gender, and empire in the worlds of Vaughan, Donne, and the dastan (tale) of Chouboli, a Rajasthani princess. Together, these essays make the case that to address what it takes to make a world in the early modern period requires the kinds of thinking exemplified by theory.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: c 1500 to c 1800 Publisher: Fordham University Press Publication Date: 01/04/2016 ISBN-13: 9780823270293  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Marcie Frank is Professor of English at Concordia University in Montreal. Jonathan Goldberg is Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor in the Department of English at Emory University. Karen Newman is Owen Walker '33 Professor of Humanities and Professor of Comparative Literature and English at Brown University.

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