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Oriental prospects : western literature and the lure of the East / edited by C.C. Barfoot and Theo D'haen.

Publication:
Amsterdam ; Atlanta, GA : Rodopi, 1998.
Format/Description:
Book
283 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:
DQR studies in literature ; 22
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Subjects:
East and West in literature.
Exoticism in literature.
Middle East -- In literature.
India -- In literature.
China -- In literature.
Contents:
Introduction : Oriental prospects
The Elizabethans and the Turk at Constantinople / Ton Hoenselaars
Sir William Jones and literary orientalism / Garland Cannon
William Beckford's symbolic appropriation of the oriental context / El Habib Benrahhal Serghini
English romantic poets and the "free-floating Orient" / C.C. Barfoot
Walter Scott's Orient : The Talisman / Paul Pelckmans
In search of the noble savage : travellers' accounts in old Indies government journals (1816-1830) / Gerard Termorshuizen
The "heathen Chinee" and the "yellow peril" : pseudo-Chinoiserie in popular fiction / Robert Druce
Irish studies and Orientalism : Ireland and the Orient / Joep Leerssen
Recitatif / Michael Beard
The vulnerabilities of an honest broker : Edward Said and the problems of theory / Willem Otterspeer
Orientalism and the French left : the case of Tel Quel and China / Ieme van der Poel
Orientalist visions and revisions : Edward Said's Orientalism and representations of the Orient in Paul Bowles / William Schouppe
Cartographical revisionism in the new literatures in English / John Thieme
Post-colonial literary studies : a neo-orientalism? / Elleke Boehmer
Unquiet on the western front : the "orientalism" of contemporary Chinese-American women writers / Edward D. Graham.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Barfoot, C. C.
Haen, Theo d'.
ISBN:
9042005823
OCLC:
40363944