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By Jyotsna G. Singh

that includes twenty one newly-commissioned essays, A better half to the worldwide Renaissance: English Literature and tradition within the period of Expansion demonstrates how cutting-edge globalization is the results of a fancy and long old approach that had its roots in England's mercantile and cross-cultural interactions of the 16th and 17th centuries.

  • An cutting edge assortment that interrogates the worldwide paradigm of our interval and gives a brand new heritage of globalization by means of exploring its impacts on English tradition and literature of the early smooth period.
  • Moves past conventional notions of Renaissance historical past regularly as a revival of antiquity and provides a brand new viewpoint on England's mercantile and cross-cultural interactions with the hot and outdated Worlds of the Americas, Africa, and the East, in addition with Northern Europe.
  • Illustrates how twentieth-century globalization was once the results of a long and intricate ancient method associated with the emergence of capitalism and colonialism
  • Explores important subject matters equivalent to East-West relatives and Islam; visible representations of cultural 'others'; gender and race struggles in the new economies and cultures; worldwide drama at the cosmopolitan English degree, and lots of more

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