quiz - Diving comedy: dante Alighieri: 14th century. Born...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Diving comedy: dante Alighieri: 14 th century. Born 1265, after crusades Othello: Shakespeare: 3 centuries after Dante: 17 th century. 1604. 1490’s Spanish inquistion. Set in 16 th century, before ottoman conquest of Cyprus in 1573. Late renaissance. Shakespear 1564-1616. Cyprus: since 1489 under Venetian rle, 1570-73 Ottoman-Venetian war Arabian nights: Islamic golden age: 750-1258. Classic Arabic literaure. Origin preisamic, 14 th century Syrian manuscript: pre-Islamic sotries, under hegemony of islam. Arabian Nights: Edward Lane: 1840’s, uses story to translate culture. Less fictionalized less invented Arabian Nights: Richard Burton: 1885, entered Indian army, never went to middle east. Translated kama sutra Arabian Nights: Husain Haddawy: 1990, 20 th cneutry Poems of West and East, Book of Hafiz: Goethe: 1819 Orientalism: Edward Said: 1978: falso assumptions of eastern culture through litereary references, political and cultural domination
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course AAPTIS 491 taught by Professor Kaderkonuk during the Fall '11 term at University of Michigan.

Page1 / 2

quiz - Diving comedy: dante Alighieri: 14th century. Born...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online