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Title Sensibilities of the Islamic Mediterranean : self-expression in a Muslim culture from post-classical times to the present day / edited by Robin Ostle.

Published London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; Strasbourg, France : European Science Foundation ; New York : In the United States and Canada distributed by Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  909.09822 SENS    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 392 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Series Islamic Mediterranean ; 7.
Islamic Mediterranean ; 7.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction. Persons and Passions / Robin Ostle -- Pt. 1. Subversive Strategies -- 1. Challenging Symbols of Power: Palaces and Castles in the Thousand and One Nights / Richard van Leeuwen -- 2. Fools and Rogues in Discourse and Disguise: Two Studies / Geert Jan van Gelder -- 3. Ibrahim Pasha and Sculpture as Subversion in Art / Filiz Yenishirlioglu -- Pt. 2. Self and Journey -- Preface: The Journey as Metaphor / Richard van Leeuwen -- 4. Myths and Signs of Alienation Between 19 th-century Rihlat and Europe / Daniel Newman -- 5. Portrait of the Traveller as a Young Man: Mustafa Sami Efendi and his Essay on Europe / Laurent Mignon -- 6. Voyages of Self-definition: The Case of [Ahmad] Faris al-Shidyaq / Paul Starkey -- 7. The Journey in Two Arabic Novels / Richard van Leeuwen -- Pt. 3. Individual, Novel and Nation -- 8. Bildungsroman, Individual and Society / Boutros Hallaq -- 9. Individual Sentiment and National Ideology / Robin Ostle -- 10. Mapping Arab Womanhood: Subject, Subjectivity and Identity Politics in the Biographies of Malak Hifni Nasif / Wen-chin Ouyang -- 11. Male Author, Female Protagonist: Aspects of Literary Representation in Resat Nuri Guntekin's Calikusu / Stephan Guth -- Pt. 4. Individual and Community -- 12. Marginalities in Palestinian Literature Two Case Studies: Imil Habibi and Tawfiq Fayyad / Anna Zambelli-Sessona -- 13. The Representation of the Coptic Christians of Alexandria in Turabuha Za'faran and Ya Banat Iskandariya by Idwar al-Kharrat / Emma Westney -- 14. Marginalised Communities, Marginalised Individuals in the Short Stories of Yusuf al-Sharuni / Kate Daniels -- 15. Language, Individual and Community in Lebanese Women's Literature Written in French / Michelle Hartman -- Pt. 5. Individual, Space, Text -- 16. Redefining Urban Spaces in Cairo at the Turn of the 19th and 20th Centuries / Jean-Luc Arnaud and Jean-Charles Depaule -- 17. Imagining Beirut's Reconstructed City Centre / Michael F. Davie -- 18. Tex, Space and the Individual in the Poetry of Badr Shakir al-Sayyab: Nationalism, Revolution and Subjectivity / Wen-chin Ouyang -- 19. Urban Change and Literary Transformation: The Egyptian Novel in the 1990s / Sabry Hafez.
Other author Ostle, Robin.
Subject Islamic literature -- Mediterranean Region -- History and criticism.
Islam and culture -- Mediterranean Region -- History.
Expression (Philosophy)
ISBN 9781845116507