The Resource Fables of the East : selected tales, 1662-1785, edited by Ros Ballaster

Fables of the East : selected tales, 1662-1785, edited by Ros Ballaster

Label
Fables of the East : selected tales, 1662-1785
Title
Fables of the East
Title remainder
selected tales, 1662-1785
Statement of responsibility
edited by Ros Ballaster
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A selection of the travel and fictional texts which transported eighteenth-century readers to the exciting and exotic territories of Mughal India, Ottoman Turkey, Safavid Persia and Confucian China. The anthology illustrates the enduring influence of oriental narrative in the formation of the novel in early modern Europe. - ;Fables of the East is the first anthology to provide textual examples of representations of oriental cultures in the early modern period drawn from a variety of genres: travel writing, histories, and fiction. Organized according to genre in order to illustrate the diverse
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
398.2/095
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN981
LC item number
.F33 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Fables of the East : selected tales, 1662-1785, edited by Ros Ballaster
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • 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
From The Arabian nights entertainments, 'translated' by Antoine Galland (1704-1715) -- 'The fable of the mouse, that was changed into a little girl' from The fables of Pilpay, translated by Joseph Harris (1699) -- 'The history of Commladeve' from Tales, from the Inatulla of Delhi, translated by Alexander Dow (1768) -- 'The adventures of Urad' from James Ridley, Tales of the genii (1764) -- 'The history of the Christian eunuch' from Eliza Haywood, Philidore and Placentia (1727) -- Joseph Addison, Spectator, no. 512, 12 October 1712 -- Horace Walpole, 'Mi Li, a Chinese fairy tale' from Hieroglyphic tales (1785) -- 'A voyage to Kachemire, the paradise of Indostan' from François Bernier, A continuation of the memories of Monsieur Bernier, translated by Henry Oxenberg (1672) -- From The general history of the Mogol Empire, compiled by François Catrou from the memoirs of Niccolo Manucci (1709) -- From Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Letters of the Right Honourable Lady M ... y W ... y M ... e (1763) -- From Giovanni Paolo Marana, The eight volumes of letters writ by a Turkish spy, translated by William Bradshaw (1687-1694) -- From Charles Secondat de Montesquieu, Persian letters, translated by Charles Ozell (1722) -- From Oliver Goldsmith, The citizen of the world (1762)
Control code
ocm64637650
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 277 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280756733
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
.b35748242
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)64637650
  • pebcs0191556173

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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