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Author Scanlan, Thomas.
Title Colonial writing and the New World, 1583-1671 : allegories of desire / Thomas Scanlan.
Imprint Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.

Subject American prose literature -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- History and criticism.
English prose literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Indians of North America -- First contact with Europeans.
Colonies in literature.
Desire in literature.
Allegory.
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Historiography.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- History -- 16th century.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- History -- 17th century.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- Historiography.
America -- In literature.
Description 1 online resource (x, 242 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-239) and index.
Summary Colonial Writing and the New World, 1583-1671 offers an account of the simultaneous emergence of colonialism and nationalism during the early modern period. It suggests that colonialism is best understood as a phenomenon which had profound significance for people on both sides of the Atlantic.
Contents Preface -- The allegorical structure of colonial desire -- Fear and love: two versions of Protestant ambivalence -- Forging the nation: the Irish problem -- Preaching the nation -- Love and shame: Roger Williams and A Key into the Language of America -- Fear and self-loathing: John Eliot's Indian Dialogues -- Coda -- Index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 051100723X (electronic bk.)
9780511007231 (electronic bk.)
0511149921
9780511149924
9780521643054
0521643058
OCLC # 47010155
Additional Format Print version: Scanlan, Thomas. Colonial writing and the New World, 1583-1671. Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999 0521643058 (DLC) 98030999 (OCoLC)39727768