Colonial Encounters in New World Writing, 1500-1786: Performing America

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This pioneering study examines the extraordinary proliferation of polyphonic or "multi-voiced" texts in the three centuries following the first contact between Europeans and indigenous peoples of the Americas. These plays, printed dialogues, travel narratives, and lexicographic studies, in English, Spanish and French, reverberate with a cacophony of voices as both European and indigenous writers of the early Americas stage the interaction of their cultures. Paying particular attention to performance and performativity in ...

Colonial Encounters in New World Writing, 1500-1786: Performing America 2006, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780203569320

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