Handelsorientalisme i engelsk drama 1580-1630

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The article discusses the particular mercantile character of English renaissance orientalism. Through the demonstration of how the theatrical representation of the encounter with the Muslim world was based on a moral suspicousness or scepticism toward the merchant whose commerce depended on foreign markets, this articel attemps to understand why conversion to Islam and cross-cultural movement becomes such a prominent feature in the English Turco-Barbary plays.
TidsskriftK & K
Sider (fra-til)89-109
Antal sider21
StatusUdgivet - 2018


  • Det Humanistiske Fakultet - commerce, orientalism, renegate, islam, market place, pirates, conversion, early modern drama, Turco-Barbary

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