An empire nowhere : England, America, and literature from "Utopia" to "The Tempest (Book, 1994) [WorldCat.org]
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An empire nowhere : England, America, and literature from "Utopia" to "The Tempest

Author: Jeffrey Knapp
Publisher: Berkeley ; Los Angeles : Univ. of California Press, 1994.
Series: New historicism, 16.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This monograph explores the strange combination of literary expansion and national isolation that characterized England's literary Renaissance. It reveals how the discovery of the New World not only  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Knapp
ISBN: 0520073622 9780520073623
OCLC Number: 490247169
Description: 1 v. (XVI-387 p.) ; 24 cm
Series Title: New historicism, 16.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Knapp.

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