Marvelous Possessions: The Wonder of the New World

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Oxford University Press, 1992 - America - 202 pages
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This study examines the ways in which Europeans of the late Middle Ages and the early modern period represented non-European peoples and took possession of their lands, in particular the New World.
  

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User Review  - haetmonger - Goodreads

more academic than I was expecting, didn't get through it Read full review

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well written and well thought out approach to the meeting of two distinct cultures Read full review

Contents

From the Dome of the Rock
26
Marvelous Possessions
52
Kidnapping Language
86
The GoBetween
150
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An extremely important literary critic, Stephen Greenblatt is the author of Shakespearean Negotiations (OUP/University of California Press, 1988; Clarendon Paperbacks, 1990), which won the 1988 James Russell Lowell Prize awarded by the Modern Language Association of America. His other works include Learning to Curse (Routledge, 1990), Renaissance Self-Fashioning (University of Chicago Press, 1980), and Sir Walter Ralegh (Yale UP,1973).

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