Past Member

Marilyn Louise Booth

Historical Studies
Field of Study
Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Intellectual History
From 9/2018 – 12/2018:

Marilyn Booth’s project on Arabic conduct pedagogy, 1860s–1920s, focuses on overlapping genres (etiquette manuals, school-texts, marriage treatises, novels) in Arabic, produced mostly in Egypt. What are their gender-modulated visions for forming a modern polity, in the context of anxiety discourses regarding the reading and leisure habits of the young?

Dates at IAS
  • Historical Studies
9/201812/2018 Fall
University of Oxford Ph.D., 1985