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Enlightenment Orientalism: Resisting the Rise of the Novel

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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 ...more
Hardcover, 360 pages
Published December 8th 2011 by University Of Chicago Press (first published January 1st 2011)
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