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Things of Darkness: Economics of Race and Gender in Early Modern England

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The 'Ethiope, ' the 'tawny Tartar, ' the 'woman blackamoore, ' and 'knotty Africanisms'--allusions to blackness abound in Renaissance texts. Kim F. Hall's eagerly awaited book is the first to view these evocations of blackness in the contexts of sexual politics, imperialism, and slavery in early modern England. Her work reveals the vital link between England's expansion into realms of difference and otherness--through exploration and colonialism--and the highly charged ideas of race and gender which emerged.

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ISBN:
9780801482496
Author:
Hall, Kim F.
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
18th century
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Publication Date:
19951231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Dimensions:
9.28x6.16x.83 in. 1.12 lbs.

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