Four Glances at English Literature in a World Perspective
These complex, clever essays... will appeal to scholars who choose to view literature and history in an international, comparative context. Library Journal
Carlo Ginzburg's work has been published in eighteen languages. He teaches at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he is the Franklin D. Murphy Chair of Italian Renaissance Studies. His books in English include The Cheese and the Worms: The Cosmos of a Sixteenth-Century Miller, The Night Battles: Witchcraft and Agrarian Cults in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, and Ecstasies: Deciphering the Witches'Sabbath.
List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction Notes Index 1. The Old World and the New Seen from Nowhere 2. Selfhood as Otherness: Constructing English Identity in the Elizabethan Age 3. A Search for Origins: Rereading Tristram Shandy 4. Tusitala and His Polish Reader