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New worlds reflected : travel and utopia in the early modern period / edited by Chloë Houston.

Publication:
Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 262 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Utopias in literature.
Travel in literature.
Utopias -- History.
English fiction -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Science fiction, English -- History and criticism.
Travelers' writings, English -- History and criticism.
Contents:
Introduction / Chloë Houston
Rebuilding Solomon's temple: Richard Hakluyt's great instauration / David Harris Sacks
Kepler's Somnium and Francis Godwin's The man in the moone: births of science-fiction 1593-1638 / William Poole
Utopia, millenarianism, and the Baconian programme of Margaret Cavendish's The blazing world (1666) / Line Cottegnies
'The dream of Madagascar': English disasters and pirate utopias of the early modern Indo-Atlantic world / Kevin P. McDonald
The uses of 'piracy': discourses of mercantilism and empire in Hakluyt's The famous voyage of Sir Francis Drake / Claire Jowitt
Palmares: utopian representations of a runaway settlement in colonial Brazil / Analisa DeGrave
Utopia and education in the seventeenth century: Bacon's Salomon's House and its influence / Chloë Houston
"Atlantick and Eutopian polities': utopianism, republicanism and constitutional design in the interregnum / Rosanna Cox
Henry Neville's The isle of pines: from sexual utopia to political dystopia / Daniel Carey.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1924 Book Fund.
Contributor:
Houston, Chloë.
Class of 1924 Book Fund.
ISBN:
0754666476
9780754666479 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
641212970
Publisher Number:
99948984794
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