Islam and the English enlightenment, 1670-1840 /

Garcia, Humberto, 1978-

Islam and the English enlightenment, 1670-1840 / Humberto Garcia. - Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014. - 367 p. : 24 cm.

Introduction: rethinking Islam in the eighteenth century -- "A true protestant Mahometan": Henry Stubbe, Ottoman Hungary, and the siege of Vienna -- Letters from a female deist: Lady Mary Wortley, muslim women, and freethinking feminism -- In defense of the ancient Mughal constitution: Edmund Burke, India and the Warren Hastings trial -- Hermetic Egypt, Ali Bonaparte, and the colonial politics of Walter Savage Landor's Gebir -- "The flight and return of Mohammed": plotting Samuel Taylor Coleridge's and Robert Southey's unitarian epic -- A last woman's eschatology: the avenging Turks in Mary Shelley's The last man -- Epilogue: postcolonial reflections.


Islam in literature.
English literature--History and criticism.--18th century--Great Britain.

Great Britain$x$z--Relations--Islamic countries.

PR149.I8 / G37 2014