The Tudor experience of Islam

Dimmock, Matthew (2010) The Tudor experience of Islam. In: A companion to Tudor literature. Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 49-62. ISBN 9781405154772

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Abstract

Tudor experience of Islam; continuing advances of the “infidel” – recapturing Holy Land to defending central Mediterranean; Mandeville's Travels - representing “Muslim faith in a relatively favourable light”; Christian–Islamic conflict; “Mahometism” and “Mahometist” – “Mahomet” for Prophet Muhammad; appetite for Qur'ān in Tudor England - material concerning Islam; reformation and conflation; use of Islam - reflecting upon Christian depravity or disunity; military alliance between French king and Ottoman sultan - Tudor England's experience of Islam; Marlowe's Jew of Malta and Tamburlaine - “Turks” contrasted with hypocritical Christians.

Item Type: Book Section
Schools and Departments: School of English > English
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Depositing User: Matthew Dimmock
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 19:54
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2012 12:32
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/22943
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