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

Clark, Colin (2007) Severity has often enraged but never subdued a gypsy : the history and making of european romani stereotypes. In: The role of the romanies. Liverpool University Press, Liverpool, pp. 226-246. ISBN 0853236798

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Abstract

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.