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Early Modern Encounters With the Islamic East: Performing Cultures

edited by Sabine Schülting, Sabine Lucia Müller and Ralf Hertel
Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2012.
Transculturalisms, 1400-1700
9781409438502 (hardcover), 1409438503 (hardcover), 9781409438519 (ebook), 1409438511 (ebook)
  • Introduction: cultures at play / Sabine Schülting, Sabine Lucia Müller and Ralf Hertel
  • Part 1. Players and Playgrounds. William Harborne's embassies: scripting, performing and editing Anglo-Ottoman diplomacy / Sabine Lucia Müller ; Performing at the Ottoman Porte in 1599: the case of Henry Lello / Gerald MacLean ; Command performances: early English traders in Arabia Felix / Richmond Barbour ; Strategic improvisation: Henry Blount in the Ottoman Empire / Sabine Schülting
  • Part 2. Props and Costumes. English women in Oriental dress: playing the Turk in Lady Mary Wortley Montagu's Turkish embassy letters and Daniel Defoe's Roxana / Susanne Scholz ; Painting the "Orient"? Dosso Dossi's Melissa / Wibke Joswig ; Materialising Islam on the early modern English stage / Matthew Dimmock
  • Part 3. Encounters on Stage. Ousting the Ottomans: the double vision of the East in The travels of the three English brothers (1607) / Ralf Hertel ; Claudio Monteverdi's Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda (1624 or 1625): a Christian-Muslim encounter in music? / Clemens Risi ; After Orientalism? post-September 11 culturalisms at play in Bambiland and The Persians / Claudia Breger.
xiii, 206 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [185]-198) and index.
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