restricted access   Volume 48, Number 1, Spring 2008

Table of Contents

From: L'Esprit Créateur

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Special Issue: Encounters with Alterity in Early Modern French Trvael Literature

(Re)writing Self and Other in Early Modern French Travel Literature

pp. 1-4

Oicoe-gatou: l'altérite linguistique chez Breydenbach et Léry

pp. 5-17

Nicolas de Nicolay's Navigations and the Domestic Politics of Travel Writing

pp. 18-31

An Uncommon Map for a Common World: Hajji Ahmed's Cordiform Map of 1559

pp. 32-44

A Curious Case of Ethnographic Cleansing: The First French Interpretations of the Japanese, 1552-1555

pp. 45-57

"Beaucoup plus barbares que les Sauvages mesmes": Cannibalism, Savagery, and Religious Alterity in Jean de Léry's Histoire d'un voyage faict en la terre du Brésil (1599-1600)

pp. 58-71

Is Purgatory Burning?: Opposing Viewpoints on Travel to Purgatory in Pierre Viret's Alcumie du purgatoire

pp. 72-80

Monstrous Alterity in Early Modern Travel Accounts: Lessons from the Ambiguous Medieval Discourse on Humanness

pp. 81-95

Loathsome Neighbors and Noble Savages: The monde inversé of Antoine de Montchrétien

pp. 96-106

Marc Lescarbot Reads Jacques Cartier: Colonial History in the Service of Propaganda

pp. 107-119

God the Father or Mother Earth?: Nouvelle France in Two Quebec Novels of the 1980s

pp. 120-130

Book Review

French Writers and the Politics of Complicity: Crises of Democracy in the 1940s and 1990s (review)

p. 131