Old worlds : Egypt, Southwest Asia, India, and Russia in early modern English writing (Book, 2001) [WorldCat.org]
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Old worlds : Egypt, Southwest Asia, India, and Russia in early modern English writing

Author: John Michael Archer
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book aligns ancient and early modern European travel narratives and historical surveys of Egypt, Mesopotamia, India, and Russia with texts that contributed to English ideas about those regions:  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: William Shakespeare; John Dryden; John Milton; William Shakespeare; John Milton; John Dryden; John Milton; William Shakespeare; John Milton; John Dryden; William Shakespeare; John Milton; John Dryden
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Michael Archer
ISBN: 0804743371 9780804743372
OCLC Number: 48516108
Description: ix, 241 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: para-colonial studies --
Antiquity and degeneration: the representation of Egypt and Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra --
Milton and the fall of Asia --
Slave-born Muscovites: Sidney, Shakespeare, Fletcher, and the geography of servitude --
The performance of India and Dryden's Aureng-Zebe.
Responsibility: John Michael Archer.
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"With this book Archer fills a longstanding niche in Renaissance and 17th-century studies by focusing on non-Western European countries as important locations with highly fraught significance in Read more...

 
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