European Modernity and the Arab Mediterranean–Now Available

European Modernity and the Arab Mediterranean: Toward a New Philology and a Counter-Orientalism

Karla Mallette

328 pages | 6 x 9

Cloth 2010 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4241-6 | $65.00 | £42.50

European Modernity and the Arab MediterraneanMallette examines Orientalist philology in southern Europe produced between the mid-nineteenth and mid-twentieth century. Focusing on Italy, Spain, and Malta, she conducts close comparative readings of a wide range of philological narratives to reveal the influences Arab and Islamic traditions have had on the development of modern European culture.

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