The Resource Enlightenment orientalism : resisting the rise of the novel, Srinivas Aravamudan

Enlightenment orientalism : resisting the rise of the novel, Srinivas Aravamudan

Label
Enlightenment orientalism : resisting the rise of the novel
Title
Enlightenment orientalism
Title remainder
resisting the rise of the novel
Statement of responsibility
Srinivas Aravamudan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Srinivas Aravamudan here reveals how Oriental tales, pseudo-ethnographies, sexual fantasies, and political satires took Europe by storm during the eighteenth century. Naming this body of fiction Enlightenment Orientalism, he poses a range of urgent questions that uncovers the interdependence of Oriental tales and domestic fiction, thereby challenging standard scholarly narratives about the rise of the novel. More than mere exoticism, Oriental tales fascinated ordinary readers as well as intellectuals, taking the fancy of philosophers such as Voltaire, Montesquieu, and Diderot in France, and wri
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
809/.933585
Index
index present
LC call number
PN56.3.O74
LC item number
A73 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Enlightenment orientalism : resisting the rise of the novel, Srinivas Aravamudan
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-327) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Enlightenment orientalism -- Pseudoethnographies -- Fiction/translation/transculturation -- Marana, Behn, Galland, Defoe -- Oriental singularity -- Montesquieu, Goldsmith, Hamilton -- Transcultural allegories -- Discoveries of new worlds, talking animals, and remote nations -- Fontenelle, Bidpai, Swift, Voltaire -- Libertine orientalism -- Prévost, Crébillon, Diderot -- The oriental tale as transcultural allegory -- Manley, Haywood, Sheridan, Smollett -- Sindbad and Scheherezade, or Benjamin and Joyce
Control code
ocn761956015
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 342 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283317023
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b25903810
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)761956015
  • pebco0226024504

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