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Fantasy of the Imam

Tarek El-Ariss

in Trials of Arab Modernity: Literary Affects and the New Political

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823251711
eISBN:
9780823252800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251711.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the work of Rifa‘a al-Tahtawi (1801-1873), an Azhar ‘alim (religious scholar) turned translator, bureaucrat, and reformer of Egypt's educational system. Focusing on his ... More


Trials of Arab Modernity: Literary Affects and the New Political

Tarek El-Ariss

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823251711
eISBN:
9780823252800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251711.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Focusing on the body as a site of rupture and signification, this book shifts the paradigm for the study of modernity in the Arab context from questions of representation and cultural exchange to an ... More


The Cathedral and the Mosque

Ian Coller

in Arab France: Islam and the Making of Modern Europe, 1798-1831

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520260641
eISBN:
9780520947542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260641.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Joanny Pharaon played an intimate part in those encounters of the late 1820s that synthesized the heritage of Muslim Egypt and the experience of French Arabs. The friendship and intellectual exchange ... More


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