Timothy Hampton

Timothy Hampton is Professor of French and holds the Bernie H. Williams Chair of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of Writing from History: The Rhetoric of Exemplarity in Renaissance Literature, Literature and Nation in the Sixteenth Century: Inventing Renaissance France, and Fictions of Embassy: Literature and Diplomacy in Early Modern Europe, all from Cornell.

Literature and Nation in the Sixteenth Century
Inventing Renaissance France
Timothy Hampton
Assessing the relationship between the emergence of modern French literary culture and the ideological debates that marked Renaissance France, Timothy Hampton explores the role of literary form in shaping national identity. The foundational texts...



Fictions of Embassy
Literature and Diplomacy in Early Modern Europe
Timothy Hampton
Historians of early modern Europe have long stressed how new practices of diplomacy that emerged during the period transformed European politics. Fictions of Embassy is the first book to examine the cultural implications of the rise of modern...



Literature and Nation in the Sixteenth Century
Inventing Renaissance France
Timothy Hampton
Assessing the relationship between the emergence of modern French literary culture and the ideological debates that marked Renaissance France, Timothy Hampton explores the role of literary form in shaping national identity. The foundational texts...



Writing from History
The Rhetoric of Exemplarity in Renaissance Literature
Timothy Hampton



Writing from History
The Rhetoric of Exemplarity in Renaissance Literature
Timothy Hampton



Fictions of Embassy
Literature and Diplomacy in Early Modern Europe
Timothy Hampton
Historians of early modern Europe have long stressed how new practices of diplomacy that emerged during the period transformed European politics. Fictions of Embassy is the first book to examine the cultural implications of the rise of...








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