Citizens of the World : Adapting in the Eighteenth Century


Shirley. Chew
Nettressurs Engelsk 2015 · Electronic books.

Annen tittel
Medvirkende
Utgitt
: : Bucknell University Press, , 2015.
Omfang
1 online resource (223 p.)
Opplysninger
Description based upon print version of record. . - CONTENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; PREFACE; INTRODUCTION; PartI. INTERDISCIPLINARY ADAPTATIONS; Ch01. THE ELUSIVE IMAGE RISING OVER THE HORIZON; Ch02. HOT AIR AND CHILLY WELCOMES; Part II. TRANSNATIONAL ADAPTATIONS; Ch03. WIDE-OPEN HEMISPHERES; Ch04. "THE STORY IS NOW ABOUT US"; Part III. GENDERED ADAPTATIONS; Ch05. AVAST YE MATEYS! THERE BE PIRATES HERE-BUT HOW WILL WE RECOGNIZE THEM?; Ch06. SEA AND MULBERRY; CONCLUSION; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX; ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS . - Nine authors from prominent universities around the world show how the adventurous thinkers, artists, and adventurers of the eighteenth-century period placed adaptation at the center of the quest for a modern civilization. The book will appeal to cultural historians, historians of science, and those interested in literary metamorphoses.
Emner
Sjanger
Dewey
809
ISBN
1-61148-684-X

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