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Saracens and the Making of English Identity : the Auchinleck Manuscript

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Saracens and the Making of English Identity : the Auchinleck Manuscript
Title
Saracens and the Making of English Identity
Title remainder
the Auchinleck Manuscript
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book explores the ways in which discourses of religious, racial, and national identity blur and engage each other in the medieval West. Specifically, the book studies depictions of Muslims in England during the 1330s and argues that these depictions, although historically inaccurate, served to enhance and advance assertions of English national identity at this time. The book examines Saracen characters in a manuscript renowned for the variety of its texts, and discusses hagiographic legends, elaborations of chronicle entries, and popular romances about Charlemagne, Arthur, and various Eng
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Bly Calkin, Siobhain
Dewey number
820.9/38297
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR129.I75 C35 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Studies in Medieval History and Culture
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  • English literature
  • Islam and literature
  • National characteristics, English, in literature
  • Romances, English
  • Romances, English
  • Manuscripts, Medieval
  • Manuscripts, English (Middle)
  • Saracens in literature
  • Crusades in literature
  • Islamic Empire
  • Islamic Empire
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Crusades in literature
  • English literature
  • Islam and literature
  • Literature
  • Manuscripts, English (Middle)
  • Manuscripts, Medieval
  • National characteristics, English, in literature
  • Public opinion, English
  • Romances, English
  • Saracens in literature
  • England
  • Islamic Empire
Label
Saracens and the Making of English Identity : the Auchinleck Manuscript
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Series Editor's Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; MUSLIMS, SARACENS AND MEDIEVALISTS; THE AUCHINLECK MANUSCRIPT; IMAGINING ENGLISHNESS IN THE EARLY FOURTEENTH CENTURY; SARACENS AND THE MAKING OF ENGLISH IDENTITY; Chapter One The Perils of Proximity: Saracen Knights, Sameness, and Differentiation; INTRODUCTION; ENGLISH AND FRENCH POLITICAL PROXIMITY; ENGLISH AND FRENCH CULTURAL PROXIMITY; SAMENESS AND SARACENS; SAMENESS AND INTERPELLATIONS OF ALTERNATE IDENTITIES; WILLED DIFFERENTIATION
  • WILLED IDENTITIES AND THE AUCHINLECK MANUSCRIPTTHE LIMITATIONS OF WILL: ALLEGIANCES, HIERARCHIES, AND WILLING AWRY; FRATERNIZING WITH THE ENEMY; DA CAPO AL FINE; Chapter Two Saracens and She-Wolves: Foreign Consorts and Group Identity; INTRODUCTION; THE SARACEN PRINCESS AND THE FOREIGN QUEEN; PERFORMING IDENTITY; PERMANENCE AND PASSING; AFFIRMATION; CODA: GOOD QUEEN/BAD QUEEN; Chapter Three Monstrous Intermingling and Miraculous Conversion: Negotiating Cultural Borders in Pe King of Tars; INTRODUCTION; INTEGRATING FOREIGNERS AND APPEALING TO ""INGLISCH"" IDENTITY
  • THE LITERARY HISTORY OF PE KING OF TARSDEFINING, CONSTRUCTING, AND PROBLEMATIZING CULTURAL BORDERS IN PEKING OF TARS; MONSTROUS INTERMINGLING; CODA: AN ALTERNATE AUCHINLECK VISION OF CULTURAL INTEGRATION; Chapter Four Saracens and English Christian Identity in Seynt Katerine and Seynt Mergrete; INTRODUCTION; CONTEXTUALIZING SEYNT KATERINE, SEYNT MERGRETE, AND THE SARACENS THEREIN; SARACEN PERSECUTORS, THE AUCHINLECK CONTEXT, AND CHRISTIAN ENGLISH IDENTITY; SARACEN PERSECUTORS AND THE ELUCIDATION OF MODEL CHRISTIAN BEHAVIOR; SARACENS AND MUSLIMS; REJECTION AND IMAGINATIVE REDRESS
  • CODA: CHRISTIANITY AND THE NEED FOR PERSECUTION ON DEMANDChapter Five Saracens, Englishness, and Productive Violence in OfArthour and Of Merlin; INTRODUCTION; THE TEXTUAL ORIGINS OF OFARTHOURAND OF MERLIN AND ITS SARACENS; ARTHURIAN SARACENS AND THE REPRESENTATION OF ENGLISH IDENTITY; SARACENS AND ENGLAND'S CRUSADING HERITAGE; SARACENS, HISTORY, AND THE HYBRID NATURE OF ENGLISH IDENTITY; THE BLESSINGS OF THE BAD PENNY: SARACENS, PRODUCTIVE VIOLENCE, AND ENGLISH POLITICAL IDENTITY; CODA: VERNACULARITY, VIOLENCE, AND THE PROLOGUE; Conclusion; Notes; NOTES TO THE INTRODUCTION
  • NOTES TO CHAPTER ONENOTES TO CHAPTER TWO; NOTES TO CHAPTER THREE; NOTES TO CHAPTER FOUR; NOTES TO CHAPTER FIVE; NOTES TO THE CONCLUSION; Appendix; ITEMS CONTAINED IN THE AUCHINLECK MANUSCRIPT; Bibliography; MEDIEVAL TEXTS; SECONDARY TEXTS; Subject Index
Control code
862613648
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (313 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781135471644
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)862613648
Label
Saracens and the Making of English Identity : the Auchinleck Manuscript
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Series Editor's Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; MUSLIMS, SARACENS AND MEDIEVALISTS; THE AUCHINLECK MANUSCRIPT; IMAGINING ENGLISHNESS IN THE EARLY FOURTEENTH CENTURY; SARACENS AND THE MAKING OF ENGLISH IDENTITY; Chapter One The Perils of Proximity: Saracen Knights, Sameness, and Differentiation; INTRODUCTION; ENGLISH AND FRENCH POLITICAL PROXIMITY; ENGLISH AND FRENCH CULTURAL PROXIMITY; SAMENESS AND SARACENS; SAMENESS AND INTERPELLATIONS OF ALTERNATE IDENTITIES; WILLED DIFFERENTIATION
  • WILLED IDENTITIES AND THE AUCHINLECK MANUSCRIPTTHE LIMITATIONS OF WILL: ALLEGIANCES, HIERARCHIES, AND WILLING AWRY; FRATERNIZING WITH THE ENEMY; DA CAPO AL FINE; Chapter Two Saracens and She-Wolves: Foreign Consorts and Group Identity; INTRODUCTION; THE SARACEN PRINCESS AND THE FOREIGN QUEEN; PERFORMING IDENTITY; PERMANENCE AND PASSING; AFFIRMATION; CODA: GOOD QUEEN/BAD QUEEN; Chapter Three Monstrous Intermingling and Miraculous Conversion: Negotiating Cultural Borders in Pe King of Tars; INTRODUCTION; INTEGRATING FOREIGNERS AND APPEALING TO ""INGLISCH"" IDENTITY
  • THE LITERARY HISTORY OF PE KING OF TARSDEFINING, CONSTRUCTING, AND PROBLEMATIZING CULTURAL BORDERS IN PEKING OF TARS; MONSTROUS INTERMINGLING; CODA: AN ALTERNATE AUCHINLECK VISION OF CULTURAL INTEGRATION; Chapter Four Saracens and English Christian Identity in Seynt Katerine and Seynt Mergrete; INTRODUCTION; CONTEXTUALIZING SEYNT KATERINE, SEYNT MERGRETE, AND THE SARACENS THEREIN; SARACEN PERSECUTORS, THE AUCHINLECK CONTEXT, AND CHRISTIAN ENGLISH IDENTITY; SARACEN PERSECUTORS AND THE ELUCIDATION OF MODEL CHRISTIAN BEHAVIOR; SARACENS AND MUSLIMS; REJECTION AND IMAGINATIVE REDRESS
  • CODA: CHRISTIANITY AND THE NEED FOR PERSECUTION ON DEMANDChapter Five Saracens, Englishness, and Productive Violence in OfArthour and Of Merlin; INTRODUCTION; THE TEXTUAL ORIGINS OF OFARTHOURAND OF MERLIN AND ITS SARACENS; ARTHURIAN SARACENS AND THE REPRESENTATION OF ENGLISH IDENTITY; SARACENS AND ENGLAND'S CRUSADING HERITAGE; SARACENS, HISTORY, AND THE HYBRID NATURE OF ENGLISH IDENTITY; THE BLESSINGS OF THE BAD PENNY: SARACENS, PRODUCTIVE VIOLENCE, AND ENGLISH POLITICAL IDENTITY; CODA: VERNACULARITY, VIOLENCE, AND THE PROLOGUE; Conclusion; Notes; NOTES TO THE INTRODUCTION
  • NOTES TO CHAPTER ONENOTES TO CHAPTER TWO; NOTES TO CHAPTER THREE; NOTES TO CHAPTER FOUR; NOTES TO CHAPTER FIVE; NOTES TO THE CONCLUSION; Appendix; ITEMS CONTAINED IN THE AUCHINLECK MANUSCRIPT; Bibliography; MEDIEVAL TEXTS; SECONDARY TEXTS; Subject Index
Control code
862613648
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (313 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781135471644
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)862613648

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