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Key works on the oriental tale. Recommended references

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Date Published: 21 May 2012

A short bibliography of modern critical works
By Ros Ballaster

Aravamudan, Srinivas, Enlightenment Orientalism: Resisting the Rise of the Novel (Chicago
and London: University of Chicago Press, 2012)
Ballaster, Ros (2005). Fabulous Orient. Fictions of the East in England, 1662-1785 (Oxford:
Oxford University Press)
---- (2005). Fables of the East. Selected Tales 1662-1785 (Oxford: Oxford University Press)
Pike Conant, Martha (1908). The Oriental Tale in England in the Eighteenth Century (New
York: Columbia University Press)
Watt, Jim (2008), ‘Orientalism and Empire’, in The Cambridge Companion to Fiction in the
Romantic Period, eds. Richard Maxwell and Katie Trumpener (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), 129-142.
Warner, Marina, Stranger Magic: Charmed States & the Arabian Nights (London: Chatto and
Windus, 2011).