Disarming Words: Empire and the Seductions of Translation in Egypt

Disarming Words: Empire and the Seductions of Translation in Egypt

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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… (more)

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Publisher: University of California Press (May 13, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 368 pages

File size: 2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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