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Title Jesuit accounts of the colonial Americas : intercultural transfers, intellectual disputes, and textualities / edited by Marc André Bernier, Clorinda Donato, and Hans-Jürgen Lüsebrink
Published Toronto : Published by the University of Toronto Press, in association with the UCLA Center for Seventeenth-and Eighteenth-Century Studies and the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 464 pages)
Series UCLA Clark Memorial Library series
UCLA Clark Memorial Library series.
Contents Introduction / Marc André Bernier, Clorinda Donato, Hans-Jurgen Lusebrink -- Part I: Intercultural Transfers. A Peculiar Idea of Empire. Missions and Missionaries of the Society of Jesus in Early Modern History / Girolamo Imbruglia -- The Politics of Writing, Translating, and Publishing. New World Histories in Post-Expulsion Italy: Filippo Salvatore Gilij's 1784 Saggio di Storia Americana / Clorinda Donato -- Imagining the Kingdom of Quito: Reading History and National Identity in Juan de Velasco's Historia del Reino de Quito / Eileen Willingham -- For Love of Patria: Locating Self and Nation in Clavijero's Rendition of the Conquest of Mexico / Beatriz de Alba-Koch -- Between Ethnology and Romantic Discourse: Martin Dobrizhoffer's History of the Abipones in a (post)modern perspective / Hans-Jurgen Lusebrink -- From Sacred Rhetoric to the Republic of Letters: Jesuit Sermons in Seventeenth-Century New Spain / Perla Chinchilla Pawling -- France's Colonial Strategy of Cultural Assimilation / Sara E. Melzer
Part II: Intellectual Disputes. José Basílio da Gama's epic poem O Uraguay (1769): an intellectual dispute about the Jesuit state of Paraguay / Wiebke Rōben de Alencar Xavier -- Changing Perspectives: The Other, the Self, the In-Between of the Jesuit Experience in the Eighteenth Century / Ute Fendler -- East from Eden: Domesticating Exile in Jesuit Accounts of their 1767 Expulsion from Spanish America / Karen Stolley -- "Ils estoient si subjects à leur bouche": la Relation de 1616 face à la topique antijésuite / Isabelle Lachance -- Les Relations des jésuites et la construction de l'observateur européen face au monde indigène / Klaus-Dieter Ertler -- Une rhétorique du silence: l'oeuvre jésuite dans la Description de la Louisiane du récollet Louis Hennepin / Catherine Broue
Part III: Textualities. L'héritage de José de Acosta / Pierre Berthiaume -- La Nouvelle-France dans l'imaginaire jésuite: terra doloris ou Jérusalem céleste? / Marie-Christine Pioffet -- The Legacy of Joseph Gumilla's Orinoco Illustrated / Margaret R. Ewalt -- Pierre Pelleprat's Accounts of the Jesuit Missions in the Antilles and in Guyana (1655) / Réal Ouellet and Marc Andre Bernier -- Dans le sillage du père Joseph-Francois Lafitau: les Avantures de Claude Le Beau / Andréanne Vallee -- Postface : De l'usage de la comparaison dans les écrits des Jésuites sur les Ameriques /Hans-Jürgen Lüsebrink
Summary Linking Jesuit texts, the rhetorical tradition, and the newly emerging anthropology of the Enlightenment, this collection traverses the vast expanses of Old and New World France and Spain in fascinating new ways
Notes Papers based on proceedings of two seminars held at the Center for Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Studies of the William Andrews Clark Library, University of California, Los Angeles, and at the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivière
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Papers in English and French
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Subject Jesuits -- America -- History -- 17th century -- Sources.
Jesuits -- America -- History -- 18th century -- Sources.
Anthropology -- America -- History -- 17th century.
Anthropology -- America -- History -- 18th century.
France -- Colonies -- America -- History -- 17th century.
France -- Colonies -- America -- History -- 18th century.
Spain -- Colonies -- America -- History -- 17th century.
Spain -- Colonies -- America -- History -- 18th century.
Form Electronic book
Author Bernier, Marc André, 1964- author, editor
Donato, Clorinda, author, editor
Lüsebrink, Hans-Jürgen, author, editor
ISBN 1442645725
1442663480 (electronic bk)
9781442663480 (electronic bk)