New World Encounters
Edited by Stephen J. Greenblatt
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New World Encounters by Stephen J. Greenblatt
Book DescriptionThe discovery of the Indies, wrote Francisco Lopez de Gomara in 1552, was "the greatest event since the creation of the world, excepting the Incarnation and Death of Him who created it." Five centuries have not diminished either the overwhelming importance or the strangeness of the early encounter between Europeans and American peoples. This collection of essays, encompassing history, literary criticism, art history, and anthropology, offers a fresh and innovative approach to the momentous encounter.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780520080218
(254mm x 177mm x 22mm)
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 3-Mar-1993
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Stephen J. Greenblatt
Swerve, Hardback (September 2011)
Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction Winner of the 2011 National Book Award for Non-Fiction
Cultural Mobility, Hardback (October 2009)
This book offers a model for understanding the patterns of meaning that human societies create.
New History of Early English Drama, Paperback (May 1997)
A collection of twenty-five essays which explore the place of the stage within the larger society, as well as issues of performance and physical space. It examines the settings in which plays were acted; and juxtaposes the theater with such contemporary subcultures as the church, the city, and the court.
Marvelous Possessions, Paperback (October 1992)» View all books by Stephen J. Greenblatt
'Marvelous Possessions' examines the ways in which Europeans of the late Middle Ages and early modern period represented non-European peoples and took possession of their lands, in particular the New World.
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Author Biography - Stephen J. Greenblatt
Stephen Greenblatt is The Class of 1932 Professor of English Literature at the University of California, Berkeley. Two of his publications, Shakespearean Negotiations: The Circulation of Social Energy in Renaissance England and Representing the English Renaissance (of which he is the editor) are available in paperback from California. His most recent book is Marvelous Possessions: The Wonder of the New World (1991).
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