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Published: 04 June 2019

432 Pages | 2 maps and 11 black-and-white figures

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198777687

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Alexander the Great from Britain to Southeast Asia

Peripheral Empires in the Global Renaissance

Su Fang Ng

Classical Presences

  • Remaps global literary networks by uncovering a shared literary tradition across Eurasia
  • Introduces readers to a lesser-known tradition of receptions of Alexander the Great in the first book-length study of the Malay Alexander Romance and its influence
  • Draws illuminating comparisons between the English and Malay canons, introducing readers to connections between western and non-western literatures
  • Offers new readings of major literary works in both English and Malay, shedding new light on well-known texts in light of the broader context of Alexandrian reception