The Resource Samuel Johnson's attitude toward Islam : a study of his Oriental readings and writings, Ghazi Q. Nassir ; with a foreword by Myron Yeager

Samuel Johnson's attitude toward Islam : a study of his Oriental readings and writings, Ghazi Q. Nassir ; with a foreword by Myron Yeager

Label
Samuel Johnson's attitude toward Islam : a study of his Oriental readings and writings
Title
Samuel Johnson's attitude toward Islam
Title remainder
a study of his Oriental readings and writings
Statement of responsibility
Ghazi Q. Nassir ; with a foreword by Myron Yeager
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This study is the first to juxtapose pre-existing texts with Samuel Johnson's portrayal of the Orient, particularly Islam and Arab culture. Nassir asserts that Johnson's observations of Islam in both his writings and conversations prove that he did not look at it objectively and was highly biased against Islam and Arab culture in his assessment. The book seeks to furnish the students of eighteenth century English literature, Johnsonian scholars, and orientalists with useful observations of his orientalism as a whole in light of Johnson's life, personality, and period in which he wrote
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
828/.609
Index
index present
LC call number
PR3537.O74
LC item number
N37 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Samuel Johnson's attitude toward Islam : a study of his Oriental readings and writings, Ghazi Q. Nassir ; with a foreword by Myron Yeager
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Representations of the Orient before Samuel Johnson -- Samuel Johnson's Oriental reading -- Samuel Johnson and his attitude toward Islam -- Irene : Islam is a menace, not "an object of curiosity" -- The perception of the Orient in Rasselas -- Johnson's Orientalism in the short Oriental tales in The rambler and idler -- Appendix A.A sample of Johnson's books on the Orient -- Appendix B. Another sample of Johnson's books on the Orient
Control code
ocn776202057
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 209 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780773420403
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b36383764
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)776202057
  • acaebk0773420401

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