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Disarming words : empire and the seductions of translation in Egypt, Shaden M. Tageldin

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Disarming words : empire and the seductions of translation in Egypt
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Disarming words
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empire and the seductions of translation in Egypt
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Shaden M. Tageldin
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eng
Summary
In a book that radically challenges conventional understandings of the dynamics of cultural imperialism, Shaden M. Tageldin unravels the complex relationship between translation and seduction in the colonial context. She examines the afterlives of two occupations of Egypt--by the French in 1798 and by the British in 1882--in a rich comparative analysis of acts, fictions, and theories that translated the European into the Egyptian, the Arab, or the Muslim. Tageldin finds that the encounter with European Orientalism often invited colonized Egyptians to imagine themselves "equal" to or even "master
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illustrations
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • dictionaries
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5
Disarming words : empire and the seductions of translation in Egypt, Shaden M. Tageldin
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Disarming words : empire and the seductions of translation in Egypt, Shaden M. Tageldin
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/j.ctt1pnk0b
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
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Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Note on Translation and Transliteration -- Overture : Cultural Imperialism Revisited: Translation, Seduction, Power -- The Irresistible Lure of Recognition -- The Dismantling I : Al-Attar's Antihistory of the French in Egypt, 1798-1799 -- Suspect Kinships : Al-Tahtawi and the Theory of French-Arabic "Equivalence," 1827-1834 -- Surrogate Seed, World-Tree : Mubarak, al-Sibai, and the Translations of "Islam" in British Egypt, 1882-1912 -- Order, Origin, and the Elusive Sovereign : Post-1919 Nation Formation and the Imperial Urge toward Translatability -- English Lessons : The Illicit Copulations of Egypt at Empire's End -- Coda : History, Affect, and the Problem of the Universal
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1 online resource (xvii, 348 pages)
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9781283278348
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