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Contextualizing the Muslim other in medieval Christian discourse

Author: Jerold C Frakes
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Series: New Middle Ages (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This volume broadens the perspective of recent work on the discourse of the Muslim Other in medieval Christendom by investigating pertinent texts, art, and artifacts in Armenian, Old Irish and Breton, Old Norse, Serbo-Croatian, Middle English, Old French, Middle High German, and Spanish culture, situating these local discourses of the Muslim Other in the larger cultural context of proto-Eurocentric discourse"--
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jerold C Frakes
ISBN: 9780230111431 0230111432
OCLC Number: 701019991
Description: xx, 182 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Medieval miscegenation: hybridity and the anxiety of inheritance / Lynn Ramey --
Celts seen as Muslims and Muslims seen by Celts in medieval literature / Matthieu Boyd --
Prester John, Christian enclosure, and the spatial transmission of Islamic alterity in the twelfth-century West / Christopher Taylor --
Mapping the Muslims: images of Islam in Middle High German literature of the thirteenth century / David F. Tinsley --
Conflicted coexistence: Christian-Muslim interaction and its representation in medieval Armenia / Sergio La Porta --
Don Quijote attacks his Muslim other: the Maese Pedro episode of Don Quijote / Baltasar Fra-Molinero --
From medieval to modern: the myth of Kosovo, "The Turks", and Montenegro (a Lacanian interpretation) / Zdenko Zlatar --
Afterword / John Tolan.
Series Title: New Middle Ages (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Responsibility: edited by Jerold C. Frakes.
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