Women and Islam in Early Modern English Literature: The imaginary geographies of Mary Wroth's Urania

  title={Women and Islam in Early Modern English Literature: The imaginary geographies of Mary Wroth's Urania},
  author={Bernadette Diane Andrea},
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This essay argues that the image of Persia is a familiar, largely positive and particularly compelling one for English Renaissance readers and writers. It surveys the range of sources of information
Aubin’s The Noble Slaves, Montagu’s Spanish Lady, and English Feminist Writing about Sexual Slavery in the Ottoman World
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This essay examines Unca Eliza Winkfield's 1767 novel, The Female American, in the context of its debt to Ibn Ṭufayl's 12th-century Arabic philosophical romance, Ḥayy ibn Yaqẓān. I argue that The
A Hungarian Revolution in Restoration England: Henry Stubbe, Radical Islam, and the Rye House Plot
This essay argues that the rise of Islamic-Ottoman power in Hungary took center stage in English national debates about monarchical succession and religious authority, mostly as a reaction to two
Issues in Review
The introduction to this selection of essays briefly outlines the recent flourishing of scholarship in disability studies and its perhaps rather belated entry into the field of early modern drama. It
Ain’t I a Ladie?
  • Melissa E. Sanchez
  • Philosophy
    Routledge Companion to Women, Sex, and Gender in the Early British Colonial World
  • 2018