orientality

Related to orientality: originality

orientality

(ˌɔːrɪɛnˈtæɪtɪ)
n
the state of being oriental
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Describing The Bride of Abydos, Byron says he wrote with "my head full of orientahi/es (I can't call them isms), and wrote on rapidly." (53) On the one hand, there seems to be an emphasis on style ("orientality" as a kind of decor), but there is also a suggestion of orientality as an orientation.
Lancefield (2004), in his examination of early 20th century US representations of the Orient in musical performances, uses the term "orientality" to refer to "'what it was' that many people felt they heard or saw or embodied in moments of orientalist performance" (2004:41, italics added).
Participants at the 'Orientality: Cultural Orientalism and Mentality' at Cambridge University.