Contesting French Aesthetics of Space and Nature Enjoyment in Moroccan Travel Writing in the 19th Century

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Idrissi Alami, Ahmed;
  • Publisher: Purdue University
  • Subject: Rhetoric and politics of nature enjoyment | Arab-Islamic representation of Paris | landscape design and cultural identity | leisure aesthetics | modernity and Islam | al-‘Amrāwī | Tuḥfat al-Malik al-ʿAzīz bimamlakat Bārīz (1860) | France and the Maghreb

In their travel writings about Europe in the 19th century, Moroccan visitors compare and contrast what they see of the European artistic designs and aesthetic values with experiences from their own native cultures. In this paper, I analyze the discourse and rhetoric abo... View more
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