Britain Through Muslim Eyes

Literary Representations, 1780–1988

  • Claire Chambers

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction

    1. Claire Chambers
      Pages 1-18
  3. Travelling Autobiography

  4. Travelling Fiction

  5. The Myth of Conclusion

    1. Claire Chambers
      Pages 218-222
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 223-267

About this book


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).


literature migration religion Muslims Islam Britain South Asia Arab world Persia/Iran East Africa Malaysia Mirza Sheikh I'tesamuddin Sake Dean Mahomed Mirza Abu Taleb Khan Najaf Koolee Meerza(with Reeza Koolee Meerza and Taymoor Meerza) Atiya Fyzee and Maimoona Sultan Aga Khan III Sir Sultan Muhammed Shah Zulfikar Ghose Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra fiction

Authors and affiliations

  • Claire Chambers
    • 1
  1. 1.University of YorkUK

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