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Mimesis and Empire

The New World, Islam, and European Identities (Cambridge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture)

by Barbara Fuchs

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • British Isles,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Spanish literature--Classical period, 1500-17,
  • Spanish literature--Classical period, 1500-1700--History and criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7745639M
    ISBN 100521543509
    ISBN 109780521543507

    Mimesis and Empire: The New World, Islam, and European Identities (Cambridge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture Book 40) eBook: Barbara Fuchs: : Kindle Store. Review of Barbara Fuchs, Mimesis and Empire: The New World, Islam and European Identities.

    Introduction. Neo-Roman Mimesis and the Law of Ruin Part 1: After Carthage: The Roman Empire and Its Ruins Preface Chapter 1. In the Rubble of Carthage: Polybios’s Histories and the Time That Remains Chapter 2. Building the Roman Stage: The Scenographic Architecture of the Augustan Era Chapter 3. Mimesis and empire: the New World, Islam and European identities. [Barbara Fuchs] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search This book explores the dynamics of imitation among early modern European powers in literary and historiographical texts from sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century Spain.

    The German edition was published in and the English translation in , and for decades “Mimesis” was the book that students of comparative literature had to contend with. For one thing Author: Arthur Krystal. Classical definitions Plato. Both Plato and Aristotle saw in mimesis the representation of nature, including human nature, as reflected in the dramas of the wrote about mimesis in both Ion and The Republic (Books II, III, and X). In Ion, he states that poetry is the art of divine madness, or e the poet is subject to this divine madness, instead of possessing "art.


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Synopsis Here the author explores the dynamics of imitation among early modern European powers in literary and historiographical texts from sixteenth and early seventeenth-century Spain, Italy, England, and the New World.

The book considers a broad sweep of material, including European representations of New World subjects and of Islam. In her exploration of empire in Spain, England, and the New World, Barbara Fuchs provides her readers with a thought-provoking study of the dynamics of cultural mimesis.

Aware of the perilously unstable nature of imperial identity, she focuses on a series of very revealing mimetic transactions. Mimesis and empire Barbara Fuchs Here the author explores the dynamics of imitation among early modern European powers in literary and historiographical texts from sixteenth and early seventeenth-century Spain, Italy, England, and the New World.

Barbara Fuchs's Mimesis and Empire is an ideal complement for courses that bridge Mediterranean and colonial Latin American culture, offering a richly comparative approach to the theoretical debates of Renaissance epic and the cultural background of a conflictive multicultural Spain still haunted by the continuing threat of its Muslim enemies in the Mediterranean, as well as by English.

In Mimesis and Empire, first published inBarbara Fuchs explores the intricate dynamics of imitation and contradistinction among early modern European powers in literary and historiographical texts from sixteenth- and early seventeenth /5(5).

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"Mimesis across Empires presents a strikingly innovative and challenging perspective on British art's relationship to empire and the imperial consciousness, as well as on the role of art and artists in British India.

Impressively researched and theoretically well informed, this book considers European and Indian modes of visuality alongside Author: Natasha Eaton. Mimesis and Empire: The New World, Islam, and European Identities (Cambridge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture) by Fuchs, Barbara and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at In Mimesis Across Empires, Natasha Eaton examines the interactions, attachments, and crossings between the visual cultures of the Mughal and British Empires during the formative period of British imperial rule in India.

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By tracing the exchange. Written while Auerbach was teaching in Istanbul, Turkey, where he fled after being ousted from his professorship in Romance Philology at the University of Marburg by the Nazis init was first published in by A.

Francke Verlag. Mimesis, the notion that art imitates reality, has long been recognized as one of the central ideas of Western aesthetics and has been most frequently associated with Aristotle. Less well documented is the great importance of mimetic theories of literature, theater, and the visual arts during the Renaissance and the Enlightenment.

The most prestigious writing of the Roman Empire, Vergil's Aeneid, involved a thorough reworking of Homer. Roman literature as a whole was largely built on that of Greece. In the fifth essay, Gregory J.

Riley asks how it was that Christianity went from being brand new to a 5/5. Book Review | September 01 Mimesis and Empire: The New World, Islam, and European Identities; Old Worlds: Egypt, Southwest Asia, India, and Russia in Early Modern English Writing Mimesis and Empire: The New World, Islam, and European : Bernadette Diane Andrea.

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Already from antiquity to the European philosophical thought quite clearly showed that the basis of art as a distinct human activity, is mimesis - specific and diverse role models.

Based on the fact that all the arts are based on mimesis, the very essence of this notion of the philosophers of antiquity interpreted in different ways.