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Cosmographical glasses : geographic discourse, gender, and Elizabethan fiction

Author: Constance Caroline Relihan
Publisher: Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Cosmographical Glasses Constance Relihan examines the ways in which sixteenth-century English texts - traveler's reports, ethnographic studies, and geographic guides - provide the foundation for how fictional prose of the period envisions the locations in which its tales are set. Relihan suggests that this nonfictional discourse becomes central to how the fictional prose of the period imagines cultural identity,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Constance Caroline Relihan
ISBN: 0873388119 9780873388115
OCLC Number: 55131578
Description: xvii, 148 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The fiction of ethnography/the ethnography of fiction --
The gendered and geographic "glasses" of the English novella --
"Full works to excellent geographers" --
Trapalonia, Machilenta, and the uses of fictional "glasses" --
The ethnographic function of Latin.
Responsibility: Constance C. Relihan.

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Constance Relihan examines the ways in which 16th-century English texts - traveler's reports, ethnographic studies, and geographic guides - provide the foundation for how fictional prose of the  Read more...

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