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Written from a cultural studies point of view, thirteen original essays analyse literary accounts of historically famous sites of conversion. Beginning with the Renaissance and extending to the present, authors under discussion include: Beaumont and Fletcher, Lope de Vega, Guamam Poma, Thomas Nashe, Daniel Defoe, Chateaubriand, Salvation Army pamphleteers, Chinese missionaries, Stephen Riggs, Samson Occom, Shusaku Endo, Mongo Beti, and Rigoberta Menchu. What were the missionaries' intentions, and how were they perceived?
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Preface; E.D.Langer - Contributors - Making Disciples of All Nations; J.C.Hawley - 'A Wild Shambles of Strange Gods': The Conversion of Quisara in Fletcher's The Island Princess; A.R.Solomon - Encounter and Assimilation of the Other in Arauco domado and La Araucana by Lope de Vega; T.J.Kirschner - The Discourse of the Newly-Converted Christian in the Work of the Andean Chronicler, Guaman Poma de Ayuala; D.Clavero - The Development of an Englishman: Thomas Nashe's The Unfortunate Traveller; L.S.Wheeler - Crusoe's Shadow: Christianity, Colonization and the Other; A.Fleck - Secularism, Satire and Scapegoatism in Chateaubriand's Itineraire de Paris a Jerusalem; S.C.Hout - Remaking 'Lawless Lads and Licentious Girls': The Salvation Army and the Regeneration of Empire; T.Boone - Cross-Cultural Dress in Victorian British Missionary Narratives: Dressing for Eternity; S.Fleming McAllister - 'I Did Not Make Myself So...': Samson Occom and American Religious Autobiography; E.R.Elrod - 'Our Glory and Joy': Stephen Riggs and the Politics of Nineteenth-Century Missionary Ethnography Among the Sioux; E.J.McAllister - Encountering Christ in Shusaku Endo's Mudswamp of Japan; J.T.Netland - Rigoberta Menchu and the Conversion of Consciousness; D.J.Leigh - Index

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