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

By Gesa Stedman

Gesa Stedman's bold new learn is a finished account of cross-channel cultural exchanges among seventeenth-century France and England, and comprises dialogue of quite a lot of assets and subject matters. Literary texts, backyard layout, model, song, dance, foodstuff, the booklet industry, and the theatre in addition to key old figures characteristic within the publication. Importantly, Stedman concentrates at the connection among real, fabric move and its symbolic illustration in either visible and textual resources, investigating fabric trade strategies that allows you to make clear the relationship among genuine and symbolic trade. person chapters speak about exchanges instigated by way of mediators resembling Henrietta Maria and Charles II, and textual and visible representations of cultural trade with France in poetry, recovery comedies, style discourse, and in literary units and characters. Well-written and obtainable, Cultural alternate in Seventeenth-Century France and England offers wanted perception into the sector of cultural trade, and should be of curiosity to either literary students and cultural historians.

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