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The Witness and the Other World: Exotic European Travel Writing, 400-1600

Mary B. Campbell - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 285 pages
Surveying exotic travel writing in Europe from late antiquity to the age of discover, The Witness and the Other World illustrates the fundamental human desire to change places ...
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Trouble: Poems

Mary B. Campbell - Poetry - 2003 - 64 pages
A collection of poems by Mary Baine Campbell.
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Innocence Abroad: The Dutch Imagination and the New World, 1570-1670

Benjamin Schmidt - Art - 2001 - 450 pages
Explores the encounter between the Netherlands and the New World in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
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Real Time: Accelerating Narrative from Balzac to Zola

David F. Bell - History - 2004 - 157 pages
In Real Time, David F. Bell explores the decisive impact the accelerated movement of people and information had on the fictions of four giants of French realism - Balzac ...
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The 'Bellum Grammaticale' and the Rise of European Literature

Erik Butler - Literary Criticism - 2010 - 149 pages
The now-forgotten genre of the bellum grammaticale flourished in the sixteenth- and seventeenth centuries as a means of satirizing outmoded cultural institutions and promoting ...
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History and Nature in the Enlightenment: Praise of the Mastery of Nature in ...

Nathaniel Wolloch - History - 2011 - 290 pages
"The maestry of nature was viewed by eighteenth-century historians as an important measure of the progress of civilization. Modern scholarship has hitherto taken insufficient ...
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