“Talking Turk”: Linguistic Otherness in Massinger’s The Renegado (1624)July 8, 2014
“Are we turned Turks and to ourselves do that / Which heaven hath forbid the Ottomites?” (Othello 2.3.164-5)
Sophie Battell (Cardiff University) will be giving a paper today at the Durham University conference “On the Fringes: Outsiders and Otherness in the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds”. Her paper is entitled “Talking Turk: Linguistic Otherness in Massinger’s The Renegado (1624)”. Mark Truesdale from Cardiff University will also be giving a paper at the conference, entitled “‘I will cracke thy crowne’: The Carnivalesque Politics of the Fifteenth-Century King and Commoner Tradition”.