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Lang Matl
Author Mallette, Karla.

Title European modernity and the Arab Mediterranean : toward a new philology and a counter-orientalism / Karla Mallette.

Imprint Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  PJ6057.M35 2010    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  PJ6057 .M35 2010    Available
Description 312 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Scheherazade among the philologists (Paris, 1704) -- Metempsychosis : Dante, Petrarch, and the Arab Middle Ages -- I nostri saracini : writing the history of the Arabs of Sicily -- The ramparts of Europe : the invention of the Maltese language -- The life and times of Enrico Cerulli -- Amalgams : Emilio García Gómez (s. XX), Alvarus (s. IX), and philology after the nation -- Scheherazade at home (Baghdad, A.D. 803; London and Hollywood, 1939).
Subject Arabic philology -- History -- 19th century.
Arabic philology -- History -- 20th century.
Islamic civilization.
Europe -- Civilization -- Arab influences.
Scheherazade, Queen, consort of Shahryar, King of Persia (Legendary character)
ISBN 9780812242416 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0812242416 (hardcover : alk. paper)