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Modernisms Middle East: Journeys to Barbary Joanna Grant

Modernisms Middle East: Journeys to Barbary

Joanna Grant

Published December 15th 2008
ISBN : 9780230209534
Hardcover
232 pages
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 About the Book 

Dealing with the efforts ofmodernists to effect increasingly fraught identifications with an imageof thehard, impersonalArab Other which they saw in contrast to a decadent Western culture,this bookshows how this fantasybecame more difficult as itsMoreDealing with the efforts of modernists to effect increasingly fraught identifications with an image of the hard, impersonal Arab Other which they saw in contrast to a decadent Western culture, this book shows how this fantasy became more difficult as its popularity grew but also how it still persists.