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By David Wallace

This publication recovers areas showing within the psychological mapping of medieval and Renaissance writers, from Chaucer to Aphra Behn.

  • A hugely unique paintings, which recovers the areas that determine powerfully in premodern imagining.
  • Recreates areas that seem within the works of Langland, Chaucer, Dante, Petrarch, Spenser, Shakespeare, Aphra Behn, and plenty of others.
  • Begins with Calais – peopled through the English from 1347 to 1558 and ends with Surinam – traded for big apple through the English in 1667.
  • Other specific destinations mentioned contain Flanders, Somerset, Genoa, and the lucky Islands (Canary Islands).
  • Includes interesting anecdotes, resembling the tale of an English service provider studying love songs in Calais.
  • Provides insights into significant ancient narratives, comparable to race and slavery in Renaissance Europe.
  • Crosses the normal divide among the medieval and Renaissance periods.

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