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Intimate outsiders : the harem in Ottoman and Orientalist art and travel literature

Author
Roberts, Mary, 1965-
Title
Intimate outsiders : the harem in Ottoman and Orientalist art and travel literature / Mary Roberts.
Format
Book
Published
Durham : Duke University Press, 2007.
Description
xiv, 195 p., 32 p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
URL
<Table of contents only> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0718/2007021173.html
Portion of title
Harem in Ottoman and Orientalist art and travel literature
Series
Objects/histories
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-185) and index.
Contents
  • pt. 1. John Frederick Lewis's Harem paintings.
  • The languid lotus-eater
  • "Mr. Lewis's oriental paradises"
  • pt. 2. British women's travelogues.
  • Pleasures in detail
  • Being seen
  • Sartorial adventures and satiric narratives
  • pt. 3. Harem portraiture.
  • The politics of portraiture behind the veil
  • Oriental dreams.
Kinsey subjects
Harem.
Social customs--Turkey.
Art--Turkey--19th century.
Women--Turkey--19th century.
Women--Egypt--Cairo--19th century.
Social conditions--Turkey--19th century.
Subject headings
Turkey--Relations--England.
England--Relations--Turkey.
ISBN
9780822339564 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822339560 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780822339670 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0822339676 (pbk. : alk. paper)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
180 R42 i5 2007
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute