Brill’s Companion to Classics in the Early Americas

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BRILL, Aug 30, 2021 - Literary Criticism - 452 pages
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Brill’s Companion to Classics in the Early Americas opens a window onto classical receptions across the Hispanophone, Lusophone, Francophone and Anglophone Americas during the early modern period, examining classical reception as a phenomenon in transhemispheric perspective for the first
 

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Contents

Americas Transhemispheric Classics
1
José Manuel Peramás on the Limits of Republicanism
50
Bernardo Guimarãess Ovidian A Origem do Mênstruo The Origin of Menstruation 1875
73
Classical Rhetoric and Courtly Wit in Early Modern Brazil The Case of Gregório de Matos
100
Print and the Politics of Translation in Early Peruvian Poetry
120
A Barbadian Poet Celebrates the Peace of Utrecht
146
The Historical Miscellany of Luis Joseph Peguero
181
Chapter 7 Classical Learning and Indigenous Legacies in SixteenthCentury Mexico
209
The Necropolitics and Necropoetics of Katabasis in the Anarchiad 178687 and Mock Epics of the Early US Republic
271
The Classical Origins of John Winthrops Modell of American Affiliation
295
Chapter 11 Phillis Wheatleys Niobean Poetics
320
Chapter 12 William Apess and the Athens of America
343
The Beavers Allegorical Turn in Father François Du Creuxs Historia Canadensis
366
The Letters of Paul Ragueneau on the Destruction of Wendake 16491651
398
Index
425
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Chapter 8 Romans in Spain and Britain as Models and AntiModels for New World Encounters
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