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Remapping the Mediterranean World in Early Modern English Writings

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This collection brings together thirteen new essays that examine England's fascination with, and fantasies about, the Mediterranean in the early modern period. The essays in this volume employ the Mediterranean both as a physical and cultural space, and as an idea that challenges boundaries between the East and the West. It does so by emphasizing the Ottoman Mediterranean and by exploring a variety of literary and non-literary texts produced between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries. The Afterword, written ...

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Overview

This collection brings together thirteen new essays that examine England's fascination with, and fantasies about, the Mediterranean in the early modern period. The essays in this volume employ the Mediterranean both as a physical and cultural space, and as an idea that challenges boundaries between the East and the West. It does so by emphasizing the Ottoman Mediterranean and by exploring a variety of literary and non-literary texts produced between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries. The Afterword, written by an Ottomanist, engages in a dialogue with literary scholars and offers new pathways in the study of the Mediterranean, especially its eastern part.

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"A rich set of essays on the English rhetorical and ideological construction of the Mediterranean world, this collection usefully expands both the critical archive and the scholarly conversation."—Barbara Fuchs, Professor of Romance Languages and Comparative, University of Pennsylvania
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781403975577
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 1/9/2007
  • Series: Early Modern Cultural Studies Series
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.87 (d)

Meet the Author

Goran V. Stanivukovic is Lecturer in Shakespeare and Early Modern Literature at the University of Sheffield. He is the editor of Emanuel Ford: Ornatus and Artesia (2003), Ovid and the Renaissance Body (2001), and co-editor, with Constance C. Relihan, of Prose Fiction and Early Modern Sexualities in England, 1570-1640) (Palgrave, 2003).

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Beyond the Olive Trees: Re-Mapping the Mediterranean World in Early Modern English Writings—Goran V. Stanivukovic
• Emplotting the Early Modern Mediterranean—Jonathan Burton
• Poisoned Figs, or "Traveler's Religion": Travel, Trade, and Conversion in Early Modern English Culture—Daniel Vitkus
• Cruising the Mediterranean: Narratives of Sexuality and Geographies of the Eastern Mediterranean in Early Modern English Prose Romances—Goran V. Stanivukovic
• Imperial Lexicography and the Anglo-Spanish War—Edmund Valentine Campos
The Battle of Alcazar, the Mediterranean, and the Moor—Emily C. Bartels
• Mythologizing the Ottoman: The Jew of Malta and The Battle of Alcazar—Leeds Barroll
• Another Country: Marlowe and the Go-Between—Richard Wilson
• "Come from Turkey": Mediterranean Trade in Late Elizabethan London—Alan Stewart
• Barnaby Riche's Appropriation of Ireland and the Mediterranean World, or How Irish is "The Turk"?—Constance C. Relihan
• Theatres of Empire in Milton's Epics—Elizabeth Sauer
• Turbaning to the Turk: Collaboration and Conversion in William Davenant's The Siege of Rhodes—Matthew Birchwood
• Satirizing English Tangier in Samuel Pepys's Diary and Tangier Papers—Adam R. Beach
• From Invasion to Inquisition: Mapping Malta in Early Modern England—Bernadette Andrea
• Afterword—Daniel Goffman

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