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Author Hadfield, Andrew.
Title Literature, travel, and colonial writing in the English Renaissance, 1545-1625 / Andrew Hadfield.
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007, 1998.

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Author Hadfield, Andrew.
Subject Travel in literature.
English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
English literature -- Great Britain -- History and criticism -- Colonies.
Travelers' writings, English -- History and criticism.
Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History.
Imperialism in literature.
Colonies in literature.
Renaissance -- England.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 305 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Note Originally published: 1998.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-296) and index.
Contents LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; ABBREVIATIONS; Introduction: Changing Places in English Renaissance Literature; 1 'How harmful be the errors of princes': English Travellers in (Western) Europe, 1545-1620; 2 'What is the matter with yowe Christen men?': English Colonial Literature, 1555-1625; 3 'The perfect glass of state': English Fiction from William Baldwin to John Barclay, 1553-1625; 4 'All my travels' history': Reading the Locations of Renaissance Plays; AFTERWORD; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX.
Summary Andrew Hadfield's innovative and wide-ranging study examines the ways in which Renaissance travel-writers used their works to reflect on the state of contemporary English politics. Exploring representations of Europe, the Americas, Africa, and the Far East, as well as some of the problems involved in the usual assumption that we can make sense of the past with the categories available to us, his work offers fresh readings of Shakespeare, Marlowe, More, and many others. - ;What was the purpose of representing foreign lands for writers in the English Renaissance? This innovative and wide-ranging.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780191567179 (electronic bk.)
0191567175 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 436041341
Additional Format Print version: Hadfield, Andrew. Literature, travel, and colonial writing in the English Renaissance, 1545-1625. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007, 1998 9780199233656 0199233659 (OCoLC)144596109.