Women and Islam in Early Modern English Literature

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In 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 ...

Women and Islam in Early Modern English Literature 2009, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521121767

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Women and Islam in Early Modern English Literature 2008, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521867641

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