Early Modern England and Islamic Worlds by L. McjannetEarly Modern England and Islamic Worlds by L. Mcjannet

Early Modern England and Islamic Worlds

byL. McjannetEditorBernadette Andrea

Hardcover | July 12, 2011

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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.
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.
Title:Early Modern England and Islamic WorldsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.88 inPublished:July 12, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:023011542X

ISBN - 13:9780230115422


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

Editorial Reviews

"There is a wide range of topics and interpretations presented by the essays in this book. Anyone with an interest in Islam's images in early modern society will almost certainly find useful insights and unexpected new details and facts." - Sixteenth Century Journal