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Author Voigt, Lisa, author

Title Writing captivity in the early modern Atlantic : circulations of knowledge and authority in the Iberian and English imperial worlds / Lisa Voigt
Published Chapel Hill : Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, by the University of North Carolina Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 339 pages) : illustrations
Contents Acknowledgments; List of Illustrations; Introduction; CHAPTER ONE: The "True History" of Captivity Narratives in the Iberian Empires; CHAPTER TWO: Captivity, Exile, and Interpretation in el Inca Garcilaso de la Vega's La Florida del Inca; CHAPTER THREE: The Captive Subject and the Creole Author in Francisco Núñez de Pineda y Bascuñán's Cautiverio feliz y razón individual de las guerras dilatadas del reino de Chile; CHAPTER FOUR: Writing Home: The Captive Hero in José de Santa Rita Durão's Caramuru
CHAPTER FIVE: "An English Harvest of Spanish and Portugall Seede": Captives and Captured Texts in English New World WritingConclusion: Comparative Crossings; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Summary Drawing on texts written by and about European and Euro-American captives in a variety of languages and genres, this book explores the role of captivity in the production of knowledge, identity, and authority in the early modern imperial world. The practice of captivity attests to the violence that infused relations between peoples of different faiths and cultures in an age of extraordinary religious divisiveness and imperial ambitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource (HeinOnline, viewed March 15, 2017)
Subject Authority in literature.
Captivity narratives -- America.
Europeans -- America -- Ethnic identity -- Historiography.
Intercultural communication -- America -- Historiography.
Americas -- Church history -- Historiography.
Americas -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 16th century -- Historiography.
Americas -- Ethnic relations -- History -- To 1500 -- Historiography.
United Kingdom -- Colonies -- America -- Historiography.
Portugal -- Colonies -- America -- Historiography.
Spain -- Colonies -- America -- Historiography.
Form Electronic book
Author Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture, issuing body
ISBN 1469600285 (electronic bk.)
9781469600284 (electronic bk.)
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Other Titles Circulations of knowledge and authority in the Iberian and English imperial worlds