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FA-58099-15Research Programs: Fellowships for University TeachersElizabeth Anne HorodowichPerceptions of the New World in Early Modern Venetian Print Culture1/1/2016 - 12/31/2016$50,400.00ElizabethAnneHorodowich   New Mexico State UniversityLas CrucesNM88003-8002USA2014Italian LiteratureFellowships for University TeachersResearch Programs504000504000

This research project examines Venetian perceptions of the Atlantic world in the age of discovery. Very few Venetians actually traveled to the Americas in the early modern period, yet Venetians produced more maps and printed texts about the Americas than almost any other European city, prompting questions about how they obtained their knowledge and what they had to say about lands they had never seen. In the sixteenth century, a variety of Venetian armchair travelers—writers, editors, mapmakers, artists, and cosmographers—developed a specifically Venetian vision of the age of expansion. This proposal seeks funding to complete the research and writing of a book manuscript that will explore how Venetians denied, ignored, and resisted the developing Spanish and Portuguese empires in the age of exploration, as well as how by contrast, Venetians at times embraced the emergence of these new empires by seeing curious and surprising reflections of themselves in images from the New World.