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Fables of the East
Language: en
Pages: 286
Authors: Ros Ballaster
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-10-20 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

Fables of the East is the first anthology to provide textual examples of representations of oriental cultures in the early modern period drawn from a variety of genres: travel writing, histories, and fiction. Organized according to genre in order to illustrate the diverse shapes the oriental tale adopted in the
Out of the East
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Paul Freedman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-03-25 - Publisher: Yale University Press

The demand for spices in medieval Europe was extravagant and was reflected in the pursuit of fashion, the formation of taste, and the growth of luxury trade. It inspired geographical and commercial exploration ,as traders pursued such common spices as pepper and cinnamon and rarer aromatic products, including ambergris and
Imperial Beast Fables
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Kaori Nagai
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-28 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book coins the term ‘imperial beast fable’ to explore modern forms of human-animal relationships and their origins in the British Empire. Taking as a starting point the long nineteenth-century fascination with non-European beast fables, it examines literary reworkings of these fables, such as Rudyard Kipling’s Jungle Books, in relation
The Divine Legation of Moses Demonstrated
Language: en
Pages: 2
Authors: William Warburton
Categories: Bible
Type: BOOK - Published: 1837 - Publisher:

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The book of pictures and parables, fables. [Followed by] Eastern tales and allegories
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Book
Categories: Bible
Type: BOOK - Published: 1859 - Publisher:

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