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Jesuit accounts of the colonial Americas : intercultural transfers, intellectual disputes, and textualities /
edited by Marc André Bernier, Clorinda Donato, and Hans-Jürgen Lüsebrink.
imprint
Toronto : Published by the University of Toronto Press, in association with the UCLA Center for Seventeenth-and Eighteenth-Century Studies and the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, 2014.
description
vii, 464 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
1442645725, 9781442645721
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imprint
Toronto : Published by the University of Toronto Press, in association with the UCLA Center for Seventeenth-and Eighteenth-Century Studies and the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, 2014.
isbn
1442645725
9781442645721
contents note
Part I. Intercultural transfers. A peculiar idea of empire : missions and missionaries of the society of Jesus in early modern history / Girolamo Imbruglia -- The politics of writings, translating, and publishing. New world histories in Post-expulsion Italy: Filippo Salvatore Gilgi's 1784 Saggio di storia Americana / Clorinda Donato -- Imagining the kingdom of Quito: reading history and national identity in Juan de Velasco's Historia del reino de quito / Eileen Willingham -- For love of Patria : locating self and nation in Clavigero's rendition of the conquest of México / Beatriz de Alba-koch -- Between ethnology and romantic discourse : Martin Dobrizhoffer's History of th abipones in a (post)modern perspective / Hans-jürgen Lüsebrink -- From sacred rhetoric to the republic of letters : Jesuit sermons in seventeenth-century new Spain / Perla Chinchilla Pawling -- The role of culture and art in France's colonial strategy of the seventeenth century / Sara E. Melzer -- Part II. Intellectual disputes. José Basílio da Gama's epic poem O Uraguay (1769) : an intellectual dispute about the Jesuit state of Paraguay / Wiebke Röben de Alencar Xavier -- Changing perspective : the other, the self, the in-between of the Jesuit experience in the eighteenth century / Ute Fendler -- East from Eden : domesticating exile in Jesuit accounts of their 1767 expulsion from Spanish America / Karen Stolley -- "Ils estoient si subjects à leur bouche" : la Relation de 1616 face à la topique antijésuite / Isabelle Lachance -- Les Relations des jésuits et la construction de l'observateur européen face au monde indigène / Klaus-dieter Ertler -- Une rhétorique du silence : l'œuvre jésuite dans la Description de la louisiane du récollet Louis Hennepin / Catherine Broué -- Part III. Textualities. L'héritage de José de acosta / Pierre Berthiaume -- La Nouvelle-France dans l'imaginaire jésuite: terra doloris ou Jérusalem céleste? / Marie-Christine Pioffet -- The legacy of Joseph Gumilla's Orinoco Enlightened / Margaret R. Ewalt -- Pierre Pelleprat's accounts of the Jesuit missions in the Antilles and in Guyana (1655) / Réal Ouellet and Marc André Bernier -- Dans le sillage du père Joseph-François Lafitau : les Avantures de Cloude Le Beau / Andréanne Vallée -- Postface : De l'usage de la comparaison dans les écrits des Jésuites sur les Amériques / Hans-jürgen Lüsebrink.
general note
Papers based on proceedings of two seminars held at the Center for Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Studies of the William Andrews Clark Library, University of California, Los Angeles, and at the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivière.
language note
Papers in English and French.
catalogue key
9813421
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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