Oriental prospects : western literature and the lure of the East (Book, 1998) [WorldCat.org]
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Oriental prospects : western literature and the lure of the East

Author: C C Barfoot; Theo d' Haen
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Atlanta, GA : Rodopi, 1998.
Series: DQR studies in literature, 22.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oriental prospects.
Amsterdam ; Atlanta, GA : Rodopi, 1998
(OCoLC)606318084
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C C Barfoot; Theo d' Haen
ISBN: 9042005823 9789042005822 9042005726 9789042005723
OCLC Number: 40363944
Description: 283 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
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 svage : 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.
Series Title: DQR studies in literature, 22.
Responsibility: edited by C.C. Barfoot and Theo D'haen.

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