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Islam and Romantic Orientalism: Literary Encounters With the Orient

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Did European writers and scholars create an image of the Islamic world as a place of tyranny, unreason and immorality destined to be subjected to and exploited by the civilized West?

This book takes a fresh look at some of the main literary texts of the Romantic movement explored in Edward Said's classic work. Sharafuddin acknowledges wide areas of truth in Said's thesis, h...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published September 15th 1994 by I. B. Tauris
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