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The Poetics of Piracy

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.

The Poetics of Piracy
Emulating Spain in English Literature

Barbara Fuchs

2013 | 200 pages | Cloth $47.50
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Forcible Translation
Chapter 2. Knights and Merchants
Chapter 3. Plotting Spaniards, Spanish Plots
Chapter 4. Cardenio Lost and Found
Chapter 5. Cardenios for Our Time


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