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Published: 01 March 2020

256 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474409841

Bookseller Code (06)

Psychoanalysis and the Love of Arabic

Hall of Mirrors

Nadia Bou Ali

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Examines a number of untapped nineteenth-century sources such as encyclopaedias, lexicons, essays, speeches, treatise, and journalistic essays by Butrus al-Bustani and Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq
  • Addresses the historiography of Nahda by exploring the contentious relationship between liberalism and nationalism on the one hand, and the role of language in the formation of modern subjectivity
  • Offers the reader a detailed engagement with primary sources while referring to broad arguments that are relevant to a more global intellectual history