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Fabulous orients

fictions of the East in England, 1662-1785

by Rosalind Ballaster

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Middle East,
  • Orient,
  • Asia
    • Subjects:
    • English literature -- Asian influences,
    • English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism,
    • English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism,
    • Orientalism in literature,
    • Exoticism in literature,
    • Middle East -- In literature,
    • Orient -- In literature,
    • Asia -- In literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

      StatementRos Ballaster.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR129.A78 B35 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3404566M
      ISBN 100199267332
      LC Control Number2005019964


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Eighteenth-century readers in the West came to draw their mental maps of oriental territories and distinctions between them from their experience of reading tales "from" the Orient/5(4).

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