Severity has often enraged but never subdued a gypsy: the history and making of european romani stereotypes

Colin Clark

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    Since their arrival in Europe at the beginning of the eleventh century, the 'Gypsies' have stimulated and fascinated the European imagination, but have also always been perceived as 'other' and marginalised. Focuses on nineteenth- and twentieth-century literary constructions of Romany identity.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe role of the romanies
    Subtitle of host publicationimages and counter-images of 'gypsies'/romanies in european cultures
    EditorsNicholas Saul, Susan Tebbutt
    Place of PublicationLiverpool
    Number of pages22
    Publication statusPublished - 29 May 2007


    • romani gypsies
    • social exclusion
    • inclusion
    • ethnic minorities
    • subdued
    • history
    • european romani stereotypes

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