The Fiction and Reality of Jan Struys: A Seventeenth-Century Dutch Globetrotter
bibliographyEnglishevent, fiction, French, genre, German, Russia, Russian, seventeenth century, singular, time
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Dutch Sailmaker and sailor Jan Struys' (c.1629-c.1694) account of his various overseas travels became a bestseller after its first publication in Amsterdam in 1676, and was later translated into English, French, German and Russian. This new book depicts the story of its author's life as well as the first singular analysis of the Struys text.
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The Fiction and Reality of Jan Struys: A Seventeenth-Century Dutch Globetrotter, Palgrave Macmillan, 315 p.
Scholar Commons Citation
Boterbloem, Kees, "The Fiction and Reality of Jan Struys: A Seventeenth-Century Dutch Globetrotter" (2008). History Faculty Publications. 137.