Alexander the Great from Britain to Southeast Asia : peripheral empires in the global renaissance (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Alexander the Great from Britain to Southeast Asia : peripheral empires in the global renaissance

Author: Su Fang Ng; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2019.
Series: Classical Presences.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First edition, impression: 1View all editions and formats
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No figure has had a more global impact than Alexander the Great: his reception in the literary cultures of early modern Britain and Southeast Asia shaped early global literary networks. This study  Read more...

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Named Person: Aleksander, (król Macedonii ;; Aleksander, (król Macedonii ;
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Su Fang Ng; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 9780198777687 019877768X
OCLC Number: 1100311250
Awards: Winner of Winner of the Phyllis Goodhart Gordan Prize from the Renaissance Society of America.
Description: XII, [2], 404 strony : ilustracje ; 24 cm.
Contents: FrontmatterList of Maps and Figures0: Introduction: Intimate Strangers - Peripheries in Global Literary NetworksPart I: Conjunctions1: Heirs to Rome2: Islamic Alexanders in Southeast Asia3: Scottish Alexanders and Stuart Empire4: Greco-Arabic Mirrors for Barbarian Kings5: Hamlet and Arabic Literary NetworksPart II: Invocations6: From Source to Allusion: Alexander in Intercultural Encounters7: English Alexanders and Empire from the Periphery8: Millennial Alexander in the Making of Aceh9: Milton, Alexander s Pirate, and Merchant Empires in the East10: Demotic Alexander in Indian Ocean Trading WorldsEpilogueEndmatterTimeline of Texts and EventsBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Classical Presences.
Responsibility: Su Fang Ng.

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