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

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

Label
Disarming words : empire and the seductions of translation in Egypt
Title
Disarming words
Title remainder
empire and the seductions of translation in Egypt
Statement of responsibility
Shaden M. Tageldin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
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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Cataloging source
N$T
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Tageldin, Shaden M
Dewey number
418/.02
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
P306
LC item number
.T265 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
P306
NAL item number
(INTERNET)
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
FlashPoints
Series volume
5
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  • Translating and interpreting
  • Translating and interpreting
  • Postcolonialism
  • Comparative literature
  • Comparative literature
  • Language and languages in literature
  • Translating
  • Egypt
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Language and languages in literature
  • Postcolonialism
  • Translating and interpreting
  • Egypt
Label
Disarming words : empire and the seductions of translation in Egypt, Shaden M. Tageldin
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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
Control code
739104390
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 348 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283278348
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt08qx
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)739104390
Label
Disarming words : empire and the seductions of translation in Egypt, Shaden M. Tageldin
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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
Control code
739104390
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 348 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283278348
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt08qx
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)739104390

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