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The Exotic: A Decadent Quest (S U N Y SERIES, MARGINS OF LITERATURE)

Dorothy Matilda Figueira

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ISBN 10: 0791416291 / ISBN 13: 9780791416297
Published by State Univ of New York Pr, 1994
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Title: The Exotic: A Decadent Quest (S U N Y SERIES...

Publisher: State Univ of New York Pr

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

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Figueira (comparative literature, U. of Illinois) identifies how the Gadamerian concept of prejudice in the form of specific exotic clichTs elucidates the dynamics of exoticism, while tracing Sanskrit studies in the West, focusing on 19th-century German, French, and English scholarship and also touching on 20th-century associations between Indo-Ger

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Dorothy M. Figueira is Assistant Professor at State University of New York, Stony Brook. She is the author of Translating the Orient: The Reception of Sakuntala in Nineteenth-Century Europe, also published by SUNY Press.

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