By Gesa Stedman

Gesa Stedman's formidable new learn is a accomplished account of cross-channel cultural exchanges among seventeenth-century France and England, and contains dialogue of a variety of assets and issues. Literary texts, backyard layout, type, tune, dance, nutrients, the ebook marketplace, and the theatre in addition to key ancient figures function within the booklet. Importantly, Stedman concentrates at the connection among real, fabric move and its symbolic illustration in either visible and textual assets, investigating fabric trade approaches on the way to make clear the relationship among genuine and symbolic trade. person chapters talk about exchanges instigated by way of mediators similar to Henrietta Maria and Charles II, and textual and visible representations of cultural trade with France in poetry, recovery comedies, type discourse, and in literary units and characters. Well-written and obtainable, Cultural alternate in Seventeenth-Century France and England presents wanted perception into the sector of cultural alternate, and may be of curiosity to either literary students and cultural historians.

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