跳至内容
Homer's Turk : how classics shaped ideas of the East 線上預覽
關閉線上預覽
正在查...

Homer's Turk : how classics shaped ideas of the East

作者: J P Toner
出版商: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2013.
版本/格式:   Print book : 英語所有版本和格式的總覽
資料庫:WorldCat
提要:
A seventeenth-century English traveler to the Eastern Mediterranean would have faced a problem in writing about this unfamiliar place: how to describe its inhabitants in a way his countrymen would understand? In an age when a European education meant mastering the Classical literature of Greece and Rome, he would naturally turn to touchstones like the Iliad to explain the exotic customs of Ottoman lands. His Turk  再讀一些...
評定級別:

(尚未評分) 0 附有評論 - 成爲第一個。

主題
更多類似這樣的

 

在圖書館查詢

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; 正在查詢有此資料的圖書館...

詳細書目

類型/形式: Early works
History
Early works to 1800
文件類型: 圖書
所有的作者/貢獻者: J P Toner
ISBN: 9780674073142 0674073142
OCLC系統控制編碼: 808008551
描述: x, 306 pages ; 22 cm
内容: Pt. I. Contexts. Classicizing orientalisms ; The uses of classics ; Classics and medieval images of islam --
Pt. II. Texts. Traders and travelers ; Gibbon's islam ; The Roman raj ; Empires ancient and modern ; Colonial adventures --
Pt. III. Afterwords. Screen classics ; American Roman nova.
責任: Jerry Toner.

摘要:

Spanning the Crusades, the Indian Raj, and the postwar decline of the British Empire, Homer's Turk illuminates how English writers of all eras have relied on Greek and Roman literature to help them  再讀一些...

評論

社評

出版商概要

Toner s thesis is both convincing and important. Greek and Roman literature did crucially shape subsequent Western perceptions of the Orient and, in doing so, was only slightly less important than 再讀一些...

 
讀者提供的評論
正在擷取GoodReads評論...
正在擷取DOGObooks的評論

標籤

成爲第一個
確認申請

你可能已經申請過這份資料。若還是想申請,請選確認。

連結資料


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/808008551> # Homer's Turk : how classics shaped ideas of the East
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "808008551" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mau> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1163572909#Topic/classical_literature_influence> ; # Classical literature--Influence
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1155558> ; # Travel
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1163572909#Topic/islambild> ; # Islambild
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/958221> ; # Historiography
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1048139> ; # Orientalism
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1155681> ; # Travel writing
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1163572909#Topic/rezeption> ; # Rezeption
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/950.072041/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1163572909#Place/grossbritannien> ; # Großbritannien.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/863517> ; # Classical literature--Influence
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1163572909#Topic/historiography_great_britain_history> ; # Historiography--Great Britain--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1163572909#Topic/orientalism_great_britain_history> ; # Orientalism--Great Britain--History
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204623> ; # Great Britain.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1243621> ; # Asia--Orient.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1163572909#Place/orient> ; # Orient
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1163572909#Topic/antike> ; # Antike
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1163572909#Topic/literatur> ; # Literatur
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1163572909#Topic/travel_writing_great_britain_history> ; # Travel writing--Great Britain--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1163572909#Topic/orientbild> ; # Orientbild
    schema:author <http://viaf.org/viaf/71501389> ; # J. P. Toner
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:datePublished "2013" ;
    schema:description "A seventeenth-century English traveler to the Eastern Mediterranean would have faced a problem in writing about this unfamiliar place: how to describe its inhabitants in a way his countrymen would understand? In an age when a European education meant mastering the Classical literature of Greece and Rome, he would naturally turn to touchstones like the Iliad to explain the exotic customs of Ottoman lands. His Turk would have been Homer's Turk. An account of epic sweep, spanning the Crusades, the Indian Raj, and the postwar decline of the British Empire, Homer's Turk illuminates how English writers of all eras have relied on the Classics to help them understand the world once called "(Bthe Orient." Ancient Greek and Roman authors, Jerry Toner shows, served as a conceptual frame of reference over long periods in which trade, religious missions, and imperial interests shaped English encounters with the East. Rivaling the Bible as a widespread, flexible vehicle of Western thought, the Classics provided a ready model for portrayal and understanding of the Oriental Other. Such image-making, Toner argues, persists today in some of the ways the West frames its relationship with the Islamic world and the rising powers of India and China. Discussing examples that range from Jacobean travelogues to Hollywood blockbusters, Homer's Turk proves that there is no permanent version of either the ancient past or the East in English writing--the two have been continually reinvented alongside each other."@en ;
    schema:description "Pt. I. Contexts. Classicizing orientalisms ; The uses of classics ; Classics and medieval images of islam -- Pt. II. Texts. Traders and travelers ; Gibbon's islam ; The Roman raj ; Empires ancient and modern ; Colonial adventures -- Pt. III. Afterwords. Screen classics ; American Roman nova."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1163572909> ;
    schema:genre "Early works"@en ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Homer's Turk : how classics shaped ideas of the East"@en ;
    schema:productID "808008551" ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780674073142> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/808008551> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1163572909#Place/grossbritannien> # Großbritannien.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Großbritannien." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1048139> # Orientalism
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Orientalism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1155558> # Travel
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Travel"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1155681> # Travel writing
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Travel writing"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204623> # Great Britain.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Great Britain." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1243621> # Asia--Orient.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Asia--Orient." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/863517> # Classical literature--Influence
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Classical literature--Influence"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/958221> # Historiography
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Historiography"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/71501389> # J. P. Toner
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Toner" ;
    schema:givenName "J. P." ;
    schema:name "J. P. Toner" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780674073142>
    a pto:Acid-free_paper, schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:description "hardcover : alk. paper" ;
    schema:isbn "0674073142" ;
    schema:isbn "9780674073142" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

關閉視窗

請登入WorldCat 

没有帳號嗎?你可很容易的 建立免費的帳號.