International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Representations of Muslims in English Renaissance Drama
Adel Alshammari

This paper examines the representations of Muslim characters in Marlowe’s The Jew of Malta, Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus, and Kyd’s Soliman and Perseda. It also investigates the attitudes of English playwrights toward Muslims as well as the public sentiment that encourages these dramatists to present Muslim characters so negatively in drama.

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