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 Orientalist tropes, themes and pseudo-Orientalist novels, plays and poetry in 18th-century English literature
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Orientalist tropes, themes and pseudo-Orientalist novels, plays and poetry in 18th-century English literature

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Original Language: English

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This selection is of 18th-century British and Irish writers whose plays, poems or novels have Oriental allusions that challenged or changed traditional assumed attitudes towards Islam.

Various schemes have been developed to discuss Oriental references in English literature, among them Martha Pike Conant’s four gro…

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Bennett, Clinton, “ Orientalist tropes, themes and pseudo-Orientalist novels, plays and poetry in 18th-century English literature”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 25 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_31074>



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