The Poetics of Piracy: Emulating Spain in English Literature

Literary essay

Barbara Fuchs

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 200 pages

File size: 2.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Amid thorny issues of translation and appropriation, imperial rivalry, the rise of commercial authorship, and anxieties about authenticity, Barbara Fuchs traces how early modern English writers borrowed Spanish literary models, triumphantly reimagining the transnational appropriation as heroic looting.