Current Member

Marilyn Louise Booth

Willis F. Doney Member
Historical Studies
Field of Study
Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Intellectual History
Home Institution
University of Oxford

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
9/2018current Fall
University of Oxford Ph.D., 1985