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Title Visual culture in the modern Middle East : rhetoric of the image / edited by Christiane Gruber and Sune Haugbolle
Published Bloomington Indiana University Press, 2013
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Contents Part I. "Moving" images -- Images of the Prophet Muhammad in and out of modernity : the curious case of a 2008 mural in Tehran / Christiane Gruber -- Secular domesticities, Shiite modernities : Khomeini's illustrated Tawzih al-Masail / Pamela Karimi -- Memory and ideology : images of Saladin in Syria and Iraq / Stefan Heidemann -- "You will (not) be able to take your eyes off it!" : mass-mediated images and politico-ethical reform in the Egyptian Islamic revival / Patricia Kubala -- Part 2. Islamist iconographies -- The Muslim "crying boy" in Turkey : aestheticization and politicization of suffering in Islamic imagination / Özlem Sava -- The new happy child in Islamic picture books in Turkey / Umut Azak -- Sadrabiliyya : the visual narrative of Muqtada al-Sadr's Islamist politics and insurgency in Iraq / Ibrahim Al-Marashi -- The martyr's fading body : propaganda vs. beautification in the Tehran cityscape / Ulrich Marzolph -- Part 3. Satirical contestations -- Pushing out Islam : cartoons of the reform period in Turkey (1923-1930) / Yasemin Gencer -- Blasphemy or critique? : secularists and Islamists in Turkish cartoon images / John VanderLippe and Pinar Batur -- Naji al-Ali and the iconography of Arab secularism / Sune Haugbolle -- Part 4. Authenticity and reality in trans-national broadcasting -- Arab television drama production and the Islamic public sphere / Christa Salamandra -- Saudi-Islamist rhetorics about visual culture / Marwan Kraidy
Notes "The contributions were first presented at the April 2009 conference "Rhetoric of the Image: Visual Culture in Political Islam," held in Magleaas, Denmark"--Acknowledgements
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Art and society -- Middle East -- Congresses.
Arts, Modern -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Popular culture -- Middle East -- Congresses.
Visual communication -- Middle East -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Gruber, Christiane J., 1976-
Haugbolle, Sune, 1976-
ISBN 0253008840 (cloth : alk. paper
0253008883 (paperback: alk. paper
0253008948 (electronic bk.)
9780253008848 (cloth : alk. paper
9780253008886 (paperback: alk. paper
9780253008947 (electronic bk.)