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The Exotic Woman in Nineteenth-Century British Fiction and Culture: A Reconsideration

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Since the first reports of travelers returning from visits to the Ottoman and Mughal empires, European culture has been obsessed by the figure of the odalisque. The term initially used to describe a woman living in a Turkish harem or Indian zenana, gradually broadened to include and connect various iconographies of the exotic woman in the West. Many of these constructions, ...more
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Published December 8th 2004 by University Press of New England
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