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Contents Acknowledgments vii Introduction 1 cHapTer one. Loving the Orient: The Romantic East and European Literature 27 cHapTer Two. The Rise of the Desert Romance Novel 68 cHapTer THree. E. M. Hull’s The Sheik 87 cHapTer four. The Spectacular East: Romantic Orientalism in America 109 cHapTer five. The Orientalist Historical Romance Novel 144 cHapTer six. The Contemporary Sheik Romance Novel: The Historical Background 193 cHapTer seven. Harems, Heroines, and Heroes 217 cHapTer eigHT. From Tourism to Terrorism 241 cHapTer nine. Reader Responses to the Modern Orientalist Romance Novel 279 Conclusion 295 Notes 307 Bibliography 313 Index 339 THIS PAGE INTENTIONALLY LEFT BLANK ...

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ISBN
9780292739390
Related ISBN
9780292739383
MARC Record
OCLC
813844932
Launched on MUSE
2012-10-19
Language
English
Open Access
No
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