Geoffrey Nash

Culture Research Student Manager

Faculty of Education & Society - Humanities

University of Sunderland

Orientalism and Nineteenth Century Orientalists, Travel Writing about the Middle East, Arab Anglophone fiction and autobiography, Islamic themes in contemporary English fiction

Geoff is interested in European writing that has cultural links with the Middle East. He is especially concerned with the manner in which Islam is embedded in English and French writing in both Middle Eastern and European contexts. He also works on Arab-American writing.

Profile Picture

Latest Additions

  1. Nash, Geoffrey Abdullah Quilliam, Marmaduke Pickthall, and the Politics of Christendom and the Ottoman Empire. In: Victorian Muslim: Abdullah Quilliam and Islam in the West. Hurst, London, pp. 79-95. ISBN 9781849047043
  2. Nash, Geoffrey (2017) Britain. In: Oxford Handbook of Arabic Novelistic Traditions. Oxford University Press, New York, pp. 557-573. ISBN 9780199349791
  3. Nash, Geoffrey (2017) Marmaduke Pickthall, Islam and the Modern World. BRILL, VII-254. ISBN 978-90-04-32759-7
  4. Nash, Geoffrey (2017) Arab Voices in Western Writing: The Politics of the Arab Novel in English and the Anglophone Arab Novel. Commonwealth Essays and Studies, 39 (2). pp. 27-37. ISSN 0395-6989
  5. Nash, Geoffrey (2016) 'The Book of Khalid and Arab-American Literature', in The Book of Khalid: A Critical Edition, Todd Fine, ed. Syracuse, N Y: Syracuse University Press, 261-271. In: The Book of Khalid: A Critical Edition. Syracuse University Press, Syracuse, NY, pp. 261-271. ISBN 978-0-8156-3404-1
  6. Nash, Geoffrey (2014) The Legacy of Sayyid Ahmad in the Postcolonial Age. In: Sir Syed Memorial Lecture, Oct 19 2014, 41 Fitzroy Sq. London.
  7. Nash, Geoffrey (2015) The Impact of Fear and Authority on Islamic and Baha'i Modernisms in the Late Modern Age: A Liberal Perspective. Religions, 6 (3). pp. 1125-1136. ISSN 2077-1444
  8. Nash, Geoffrey (2014) 2014. ‘Aryan and Semite in Ernest Renan and Matthew Arnold’s Quest for the Religion of Modernity,’ Religion and Literature, 46, 1, pp. Journal of Religion and Literature, 46 (1). ISSN 0888-3769
  9. Nash, Geoffrey (2016) Orientalism. In: Encyclopedia of Empire. John Wiley. ISBN 9781118455074
  10. Nash, Geoffrey (2016) Postmodernism. In: Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World. Gale. ISBN 0028662725