Mediterranean Slavery and World Literature: Captivity Genres from Cervantes to Rousseau [Hardback]

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Mediterranean Slavery and World Literature, is a collection of selected essays which brings to light the literary transformations of the captivity experience in major early modern texts of world literature and popular media, including works by Cervantes, de Vega, Defoe, Rousseau, Mozart, and Droste.Where most studies of slavery, until now, have been limited to historial and autobiographical accounts, this mongraph look speicifically at the treatment of literary texts that touch upon on the subject, and does so from a multicutlural perspective.

Introduction by Mario Klarer Section I: Putting Narrations of Captivity in Context
Chapter 1: Rereading Captivity: Hybrid Genres and Narrative Experimentation in Early Modern Captivity Narratives (by Marcus Hartner)
Chapter 2: Beyond Orientalism: Rereading American Barbary Captivity Narratives (by Anna Diamantouli)
Chapter 3: Mozart's The Abduction from the Seraglio: Torture and Execution in the Eighteenth-Century Archbishopric of Salzburg (by Kurt Palm) Section II: From Captive to Artist
Chapter 4: Spanish Cautivo Literature and the Return of the Jew to the Iberian Peninsula (by Michael Gordon)
Chapter 5: Mahmud, the Sicilian: Cosmopolitanism and Cultural Crossings in Cervantes's Mediterranean (by Maria Antonia Garces)
Chapter 6: Images from the Dey's Court: The Artist as Slave in Algiers (by Ernstpeter Ruhe) Section III: Captivity as Literary Entertainment
Chapter 7: The Robinsonade as a Literary Avatar of Early Nineteenth-Century Barbary Captivity Narration (by Robert Spindler)
Chapter 8: Algerian Captivity and the German Literary Canon: Annette von Droste-Hulshoff's The Jew's Beech (Die Judenbuche) (by Magnus Ressel)
Chapter 9: No Man Should Be a Slave: Anti-Semitism and Gender in Susanna Rowson's Slaves in Algiers (byTobias Auboeck) Section IV: Captivity as a Philosophical Tool
Chapter 10: Barbary Slavery and Robinson Crusoe (by G. A. Starr)
Chapter 11: Benjamin Franklin: The Poetics of Abolition and the Ruses of Analogy (by Carsten Junker)
Chapter 12: Emile in Chains: A New Perspective on Rousseau and Slavery (by Jeremy Popkin)
Mario Klarer is Professor of American Studies at the University of Innsbruck.