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Introduction

  • Claire Gallien
  • Ladan Niayesh
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Part of the New Transculturalisms, 1400–1800 book series (NETRANS)

Abstract

This critical introduction presents “resonance” as a conceptual frame and a method of investigation for mapping multidirectional modes of interaction between Britain and its multiple Asian Easts. Providing the volume with its coherence and terminology, the concept offers a new way of thinking east–west exchanges beyond adversarial binaries, thereby facilitating cross-disciplinary interactions and engagements with recent developments in material and global studies. The introduction further presents the argument of the three sections of the book: resonant identities, textual resonances, and aesthetic resonances.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claire Gallien
    • 1
  • Ladan Niayesh
    • 2
  1. 1.Université Paul Valéry Montpellier 3MontpellierFrance
  2. 2.Université Paris DiderotParisFrance

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