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Author Roberts, Mary, 1965-

Title Intimate outsiders : the harem in Ottoman and Orientalist art and travel literature / Mary Roberts.

Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2007.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  700.455 ROBE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 195 pages, 32 pages of plates : illustrations (some colour) ; 24 cm.
Series Objects/histories.
Objects/histories.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [177]-185) and index.
Contents Introduction: Intimate Outsiders -- Pt. 1. John Frederick Lewis's Harem Paintings -- Ch. 1. The Languid Lotus-Eater -- Ch. 2. "Mr Lewis's Oriental Paradises" -- Pt. 2. British Women's Travelogues -- Ch. 3. Pleasures in Detail -- Ch. 4. Being Seen -- Ch. 5. Sartorial Adventures and Satiric Narratives -- Pt. 3. Harem Portraiture -- Ch. 6. The Politics of Portraiture behind the Veil -- Ch. 7. Oriental Dreams.
Subject Harems in art.
Orientalism in art -- England.
Art, Turkish -- 19th century.
Travelers' writings, English -- Turkey -- History and criticism.
Harems -- Turkey -- Istanbul -- History -- 19th century.
Harems -- Egypt -- Cairo -- History -- 19th century.
Women -- Turkey -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Turkey -- Relations -- England.
England -- Relations -- Turkey.
Variant Title Harem in Ottoman and Orientalist art and travel literature.
ISBN 9780822339564 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822339560 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780822339670 (paperback: alk. paper)
0822339676 (paperback: alk. paper)