Cultural Exchange in Seventeenth-Century France and England by Gesa Stedman

By Gesa Stedman

Gesa Stedman's formidable new learn is a finished account of cross-channel cultural exchanges among seventeenth-century France and England, and contains dialogue of a variety of assets and issues. Literary texts, backyard layout, type, track, dance, foodstuff, the ebook marketplace, and the theatre in addition to key old figures function within the publication. Importantly, Stedman concentrates at the connection among genuine, fabric move and its symbolic illustration in either visible and textual resources, investigating fabric trade tactics so that it will make clear the relationship among real and symbolic alternate. person chapters talk about exchanges instigated by means of mediators corresponding to Henrietta Maria and Charles II, and textual and visible representations of cultural alternate with France in poetry, recovery comedies, type discourse, and in literary units and characters. Well-written and obtainable, Cultural alternate in Seventeenth-Century France and England presents wanted perception into the sector of cultural trade, and may be of curiosity to either literary students and cultural historians.

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