‘Imagined Islands, Ghost Rivers, and Unknown Continents: Richard Hakluyt and the limits of Elizabethan geographical discourse’
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Suggested preparatory reading:
D. Carey, ‘Richard Hakluyt as Editor’, Hakluyt Society Annual lecture (2013)
[www.academia.edu/8966287/Richard_Hakluyt_as_Editor_The_Hakluyt_Society_Annual_Lecture_2012_Londo n_The_Hakluyt_Society_2013_]; Joan-Pau Rubies, ‘From the “History of Travayle” to the history of travel collections: the rise of an early modern genre’ in Richard Hakluyt and Travel Writing in Early Modern Europe, ed. D. Carey and C. Jowitt (2012); ‘Richard Hakluyt, Geographer’, and ‘Hakluyt’s Reputation’ in The Hakluyt Handbook, ed. D.B. Quinn (1974)
Date: 5 November 2020, 17:00 (Thursday, 4th week, Michaelmas 2020)
Venue: Online with Microsoft Teams
Speaker: Dr Anders Ingram (Oxford Dictionary of National Biography)
Organising department: Faculty of History
Part of: Early Modern Britain Seminar
Booking required?: Not required
Audience: Members of the University only
Editor: Laura Spence