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Dismembering and Re -membering the Beloved: How the Civil Code Remade Marriage and Marriage Remade Love

in Burying the Beloved: Marriage, Realism, and Reform in Modern Iran

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775892
eISBN:
9780804778183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775892.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines how two canonical novels influenced the reforms of the 1931 Marriage Law and the 1936 Mandatory Unveiling Act: Sadeq Hedayat's The Blind Owl and Bozorg Alavi's Her Eyes. It ... More


Fatima’s taklif: bringing up children for a good future

Marianne Holm Pedersen

in Iraqi women in Denmark: Ritual performance and belonging in everyday life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719089589
eISBN:
9781781706930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089589.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Taking its starting point in the taklif ritual that is celebrated when a nine-year old girl begins to observe Islam, this chapter investigates how Iraqi women seek to transmit to the next generation ... More


Personal Characteristics, and Dress, of the Muslim Egyptians

Edward William Lane and Jason Thompson

in An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774165603
eISBN:
9781617975516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165603.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter focuses on Cairo, arguing that Muslims are largely Arabian in origin and that Cairo is “the first Arab city of our age,” as one can find there customs from across Arabia, Syria, North ... More


Shaping spaces: representing people of Algerian heritage

Joseph McGonagle

in Representing Ethnicity in Contemporary French Visual Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719079559
eISBN:
9781526121103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079559.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter builds on existing studies of how Algerian heritage has been represented across cinema by considering a range of case studies taken from different media, including visual arts, a TV film ... More


Jacques Lacan

Frances L. Restuccia

in Agamben's Philosophical Lineage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474423632
eISBN:
9781474438520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423632.003.0027
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Agamben only sporadically alludes to psychoanalysis and invokes psychoanalytic concepts. He does so most prominently in Stanzas, where he dedicates Part III to ‘geniisque Henry Corbin et Jacques ... More


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