The Genius of the English Nation

This book examines how concepts of national identity, imperialism, colonialism, and orientalism were worked out and represented for English readers in early travel and ethnographic writings.

The Genius of the English Nation

The Genius of the English Nation

Travel literature was one of the most popular literary genres of the early modern era. This book examines how concepts of national identity, imperialism, colonialism, and orientalism were worked out and represented for English readers in early travel and ethnographic writings.

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The Genius of the English Nation
Language: en
Pages: 242
Authors: Anna Suranyi
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Associated University Presse

Travel literature was one of the most popular literary genres of the early modern era. This book examines how concepts of national identity, imperialism, colonialism, and orientalism were worked out and represented for English readers in early travel and ethnographic writings.
The English Nation
Language: en
Pages: 456
Authors: Edwin Jones
Categories: England
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher:

In this reinterpretation of the history of England, Edwin Jones reveals that a false view of the English past, created during the reign of Henry VIII, became one of the most powerful influences on English outlook and behaviour.
The Origin of the English Nation
Language: en
Pages: 172
Authors: Edward Augustus Freeman
Categories: Great Britain
Type: BOOK - Published: 1879 - Publisher:

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Letters Concerning the English Nation
Language: en
Pages: 255
Authors: Voltaire
Categories: English literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1741 - Publisher:

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Letters Concerning the English Nation
Language: en
Pages: 193
Authors: Voltaire
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Inspired by Voltaire's stay in England (1726-8), this is one of the key works of the Enlightenment. Exactly contemporary with Gulliver's Travels and The Beggar's Opera, Voltaire's controversial pronouncements on politics, philosophy, religion, and literature have placed the Letters among the great Augustan satires. Voltaire wrote most of the book

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