Chapter 3. Narrative Transmigrations: The Oriental Tale and the Novel in Eighteenth-Century Britain

  1. Paula R. Backscheider and
  2. Catherine Ingrassia
  1. Ros Ballaster

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996232.ch5

A Companion to the Eighteenth-Century English Novel and Culture

A Companion to the Eighteenth-Century English Novel and Culture

How to Cite

Ballaster, R. (2005) Narrative Transmigrations: The Oriental Tale and the Novel in Eighteenth-Century Britain, in A Companion to the Eighteenth-Century English Novel and Culture (eds P. R. Backscheider and C. Ingrassia), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996232.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405101578

Online ISBN: 9780470996232

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Keywords:

  • peregrination;
  • travel writing;
  • protagonists;
  • Ann radcliffe;
  • dennis porter

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Loquacious Women, Speculative Men: The Arabian Nights Entertainments and The Turkish Spy

  • Oriental Traces: Robinson Crusoe (1719) and Pamela (1741–2)

  • Reforming Gender/Genre: Domesticating the Oriental Tale, 1760–1785

  • Nourjahad (1765) and Charoba (1785)

  • Hau Kiou Choaan (1761) and Tales of the Genii (1764)

  • The Dangers of Excess Consumption