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Walter Ralegh's History of the World and the Historical Culture of the Late Renaissance$
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Nicholas Popper

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780226675008

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226675022.001.0001

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Narration: Providence and Human Movement

Narration: Providence and Human Movement

(p.167) Chapter Four Narration: Providence and Human Movement
Walter Ralegh's History of the World and the Historical Culture of the Late Renaissance

Nicholas Popper

University of Chicago Press

This chapter discusses Ralegh's focus on travel as a means to explain progression in the ancient world. It presents his sense of expertise while creating a revisionist narrative. It demonstrates his experience and how he made history, and discusses the subject of historical and theological travel. It also explains the subject of motion and the meaning of exodus.

Keywords:   Lost Colony, theological travel, exodus, Ralegh, postdiluvian, motion, historical travel, revisionist narrative

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