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Roxolana in European literature, history and culture

Author: Galina I Yermolenko
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2010.
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The essays gathered here examine the legacy of Roxolana, a sixteenth-century Ukrainian woman who, from harem slave, became legal wife and advisor of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent. The collection views Roxolana from Western and Eastern European perspectives, as source material is taken from England, Italy, France, Spain, Germany, Turkey, Poland, and Ukraine. Also included are six European source texts, here  Read more...
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Roxolana in European literature, history and culture.
Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2010
(DLC) 2009047142
(OCoLC)469915416
Named Person: Hurrem, consort of Süleyman I Sultan of the Turks; Hurrem, consort of Süleyman I Sultan of the Turks; Hurrem, consort of Süleyman I Sultan of the Turks
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Galina I Yermolenko
ISBN: 9781409403746 1409403742
OCLC Number: 754773603
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 318 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Roxolana in Europe / Galina Yermolenko --
East versus West: seraglio queens, politics, and sexuality in Thomas Heywood's Fair maid of the West, parts I and II / Claire Jowitt --
The tragedy of Roxolana in the court of Charles II / Judy A. Hayden --
Roxolana in German baroque and enlightenment dramas / Beate Allert --
How a Turkish empress became a champion of Ukraine / Oleksander Halenko --
Roxolana's memoirs as a garden of intertextual delight / Maryna Romanets --
Roxolana in Turkish literature: re-writing the ever elusive woman of power and desire / Özlem Öğüt Yazıcıoğlu --
Gonzalo de Illescas, The second part of the pontifical and Catholic history (1606) / Foreword and translation from Spanish by Ana Pinto --
Lope de Vega, The holy league (1603) / Foreword and translation from Spanish by Ana Pinto --
Prospero della Rovere Bonarelli, Soliman (1620) / Foreword by Galina Yermolenko, translation from Italian by Virginia Picchietti --
Jean Desmares, Roxelana (1643) / Foreword by Galina Yermolenko, translation from French by Andrzej Dziedzic --
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, Giangir, or the rejected throne (1748) / Foreword and translation from German by Beate Allert --
Denys Sichynsky, Roksoliana; historical opera in three acts with a prologue (1911) / Foreword and translation from Ukrainian by Galina Yermolenko.
Responsibility: edited by Galina I. Yermolenko.

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Roxolana, or 'Hurrem Sultan', was a sixteenth-century Ukrainian woman who made an unprecedented career from harem slave and concubine to legal wife and advisor of the Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the  Read more...

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