Three Oriental Tales: Complete Texts With Introduction, Historical Contexts, Critical Essays
Houghton Mifflin, 2002 - Fiction - 328 pages
This engaging volume presents the complete texts of three of the most important—and historically popular—examples of the Oriental tale genre. Supporting contextual material includes samples of Orientalist writing from The Spectator, Johnson's Rambler, Goldsmith's Citizen of the World, and Edgeworth's complete tale "Murad the Unlucky," as well as a selection of modern critical essays.
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I had read everything but Byron's "The Gaiour" a few years back -- that work is so perfectly archetypal that it felt I'd read it before as well. Fascinating look into the strange imaginings of ...
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