In europes myths of orient rana kabbani takes on herself the gigantic task of deciphering misrepresentations of the east in the unique legacy of western travel literature kabbani pioneers postcolonial studies by arguing that western depiction of the orient as the sensual immoral other dates back centuries prior the. Abebookscom imperial fictions europes myths of orient 9780863566714 by rana kabbani and a great selection of similar new used and collectible books available now at great prices. Imperial fictions europes myths of orient by rana kabbani my rating 5 of 5 stars studies of the western representations of the orient reached their peak in the eighties and the nineties of the past century and they continue to be highly influential today. Unravels western fantasies and myths about the east which were woven over the ages this work offers an analysis of europes fabricated orient as expressed in its writings and illustrated in its read more. These racial and sexual stereotypes became vital to imperial designs in imperial fictions rana kabbani unravels the erotic fantasies and myths that the west has developed about the east over the ages includes a new introduction about modern day perceptions of the islamic world rana kabbani is a poet and translator of modern arabic poetry
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