Early Modern England and Islamic Worlds

Early Modern England and Islamic Worlds


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The essays in this book analyze a range of genres and considers geographical areas beyond the Ottoman Empire to deepen our post-Saidian understanding of the complexity of real and imagined "traffic" between England and the "Islamic worlds" it encountered and constructed.

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ISBN-13: 9781349296668
Publisher: Springer Nature B.V.
Publication date: 01/24/2016
Pages: 292
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.61(d)

About the Author

LINDA MCJANNET is a Professor of English at Bentley University, USA. 


BERNADETTE ANDREA is a Professor of English at the University of Texas at San Antonio, USA.

Table of Contents

Islamic Worlds in Early Modern English Literature - Bernadette Andrea and Linda McJannet PART I: CHARTING ARABIA AND THE "ARABIAN PROPHET" From Maurice to Mohammad: Othello, Islam, and Baptism - Andrew Moran Demonizing Spain in Ralegh's The Life and Death of Mahomet - Dennis Britton PART II: ENGLISH VENTURES INTO "PERSIANATE" CULTURES Persian Icons, Shi'a Imams: Liminal Figures and Hybrid Persian Identities on the English Stage - Javad Ghatta Tartar Masques in Mary Wroth's The Countess of Montgomeries Urania, Part II - Bernadette Andrea Mariam Khan and the Legacy of Mughal Women in Early Modern Literature of India - Bindu Malieckal PART III: "TURK PLAYS" AND ENGLISH IDENTITY FORMATION " By my Owne Experience or the Most probablest Relation off Others': Peter Mundy's MS Account of Constantinople (1617-20) - Philip Palmer Guy of Warwick, Godfrey of Bouillon, and Elizabethan Repertory - Annaliese Connolly 'Now will I be a Turke': Performing Ottoman Identity in Thomas Goffe's The Courageous Turk - Joel Slotkin PART IV: ENGLAND'S TRAFFIC WITH ITS EASTS The Frontiers of Twelfth Nigh t - Su Fang Ng 'A Turk's mustachio': Anglo-Islamic Exchange and the Development of Urban Character in Ben Jonson's City Comedies - Justin Kolb 'Oranges and Lemons say the Bells of St. Clement's': Domesticating Eastern Commodities in London Comedies - Linda McJannet

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