Fabulous Orients: Fictions of the East in England 1662-1785

Fabulous Orients: Fictions of the East in England 1662-1785

by RosBallaster (Author)

Synopsis

The first book-length study of the oriental tale in England since 1908, Fabulous Orients is an original work of criticism which illustrates the centrality of narratives of and from the eastern territories of Turkey, Persia, China, and India in the formation of the novel and constructions of western identity in a culture on the threshold of empire.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 422
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Published: 01 Nov 2007

ISBN 10: 0199234299
ISBN 13: 9780199234295