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Inventing Virginia [electronic resource] : Sir Walter Raleigh and the rhetoric of colonization, 1584-1590 / Michael G. Moran.

Author/Creator:
Moran, Michael G.
Publication:
New York : P. Lang, c2007.
Series:
Early American literature and culture through the American renaissance ; 7.
Early American literature and culture through the American renaissance, 1085-4541 ; v. 7
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (279 p.)
Subjects:
Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618.
English language -- Rhetoric.
English language -- Discourse analysis.
Written communication -- Virginia -- History -- 16th century.
Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Sources.
Virginia -- Discovery and exploration -- British -- Sources.
Virginia -- Description and travel -- Sources.
Outer Banks (N.C.) -- Description and travel -- Sources.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- History -- Sources.
Great Britain -- Commerce -- Virginia -- History -- 16th century -- Sources.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
Virginia as a garden : Arthur Barlowe's "first voyage made to the coastes of America" (1584)
Explaining a failure : Ralph Lane's 1586 Account as apologia
Thomas Hariot's A briefe and true report of the new found land of Virginia and the possibilities of settlement
The English gaze, Virginia, and the Roanoke Indians : John White as ethnographic illustrator
Renaissance surveying techniques and the 1590 Hariot-White-de Bry maps of Virginia
John White and the Renaissance exploration report as personal apologia
Conclusion.
Notes:
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-253) and index.
ISBN:
1-4539-0679-7
OCLC:
646523499
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