Britain Through Muslim Eyes (Hardcover)

Literary Representations, 1780-1988

By Claire Chambers

Palgrave MacMillan, 9780230252592, 267pp.

Publication Date: August 12, 2015

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What did Britain look like to the Muslims who visited and lived in the country in increasing numbers from the late eighteenth century onwards? This book is a literary history of representations of Muslims in Britain from the late eighteenth century to the eve of Salman Rushdie's publication of The Satanic Verses (1988).

About the Author

Claire Chambers is a Lecturer in Global Literature at the University of York, where she teaches twentieth- and twenty-first-century writing in English from South Asia, the Arab world, and their diasporas. Her previous books are British Muslim Fictions (2011) and the co-edited collection Imagining Muslims in South Asia and the Diaspora (2014).