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Renaissance cultural crossroads translation, print and culture in Britain, 1473-1640

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Summary

  • The importance of 'Renaissance Cultural Crossroads' lies in its appreciation and promotion of the multi-faceted reach of translation in Britain from the arrival of printing until the outbreak of the civil war, highlighting the impressive number and wide variety of works translated.

Notes

  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • English

Contents

  • The role of translations and translators in the production of English incunabula / Brenda M. Hosington -- Lydgate's Fall of princes : translation, re-translation and history / A.S.G. Edwards -- Reading Juan de Flores's Grisel y Mirabella in early modern England / Joyce Boro -- Learning style from the Spaniards in sixteenth-century England / Barry Taylor -- Print, paratext, and a seventeenth century sammelband : Boccaccio's Ninfale Fiesolano in English translation / Guyda Armstrong -- Versifying philosophy : Thomas Blundeville's Plutarch / Robert Cummings -- War, what is it good for? : sixteenth-century english translations of the -- Classics / Fred Schurink -- Cato in England : translating Latin sayings for moral and linguistic instruction / Demmy Verbeke -- John Hester's translations of Leonardo Fioravanti : the literary career of a London distiller / Isabelle Pantin -- 'For the common good and for the national interest' : paratexts in English translations of navigational works / Susanna De Schepper -- Henry Hexham (c.1585-1650), English soldier, author, translator, lexicographer, and cultural mediator in the Low Countries / Paul Hoftijzer -- 'Newes lately come' : European news books in English translation / S.K. Barker
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