Women and Islam in Early Modern English Literature
By (author) Bernadette Andrea
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Women and Islam in Early Modern English Literature by Bernadette Andrea
Book DescriptionIn this innovative study, Bernadette Andrea focuses on the contributions of women and their writings in the early modern cultural encounters between England and the Islamic world. She examines previously neglected material, such as the diplomatic correspondence between Queen Elizabeth I and the Ottoman Queen Mother Safiye at the end of the sixteenth century, and resituates canonical accounts, including Lady Mary Wortley Montagu's travelogue of the Ottoman empire at the beginning of the eighteenth century. Her study advances our understanding of how women negotiated conflicting discourses of gender, orientalism, and imperialism at a time when the Ottoman empire was hugely powerful and England was still a marginal nation with limited global influence. This book is a significant contribution to critical and theoretical debates in literary and cultural, postcolonial, women's, and Middle Eastern studies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521867641
(228mm x 152mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 17-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Bernadette Andrea
Early Modern England and Islamic Worlds, Hardback (July 2011)
The essays in this book analyze a range of genres and considers geographical areas beyond the Ottoman Empire to deepen our post-Saidian understanding of the complexity of real and imagined "traffic" between England and the "Islamic worlds" it encountered and constructed.
Women and Islam in Early Modern English Literature, Paperback (October 2009)» View all books by Bernadette Andrea
An exploration of writings about the Ottoman Empire and other Islamic countries by women of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
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Author Biography - Bernadette Andrea
Bernadette Andrea is Associate Professor of English at the University of Texas, San Antonio.
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