Revolution and the Abject in Intisab Aswad

By Brady Ryan
Submitted to Session P4997 (Revolution, Refusal and Rebellion: Past and Present, 2017 Annual Meeting
Arab States; Maghreb; Tunisia;
Arabic; Cultural Studies; Gender/Women's Studies; Queer/LGBT Studies;
This paper explores Ayman Daboussi's aestheticization of the abject in the context of his revolutionary vision in his 2016 novel Intisab Aswad.