Marvelous Possessions: The Wonder of the New World
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mdobe - LibraryThing
Stephen Greenblatt, "Learning to Curse: Aspects of Linguistic Colonialism in the Sixteenth Century," in Greenblatt, Learning to Curse: Essays in Early Modern Culture (N.Y., 1990), 16-39. Examining ... Read full review
MARVELOUS POSSESSIONS: The Wonder of the New WorldUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A witty and erudite study of early American explorers and their sensibilities, by Greenblatt (English Lit./Univ. of Cal. at Berkeley; Sir Walter Raleigh, 1973). The capacity for simple wonder (and ... Read full review
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