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Mohamed Ait Mihoub


Mohamed Ait Mihoub received his Ph.D. in Arabic Language and Literature from the University of Arts and Humanities of Tunisia (2007). He currently works as assistant professor of Arabic language at Zayed University, Abu Dhabi. From 2008 to 2019 he taught Modern Arabic Literature and Translation at the University of Human and Social Sciences of Tunis. He has produced a number of literary programmes for Cultural Radio of Tunisia. He is the president of both: The Judgement Committee of the short story competition by “CTAMA” foundation as well as the Judgement Committee of “Mustapha Azouz” Award for Child Literature, and has served as a judge for numerous literary prizes. He won the Highest Tunisian Literary Prize awarded by the Ministry of Culture in 1994 and 1995 respectively.

About The Book

Al-Insan Al-Romantiq (L’homme romantique) by French philosopher Georges Gusdorf, translated from French to Arabic and published by Dracher Sinatra/Tunis Institute for Translation in 2018. The book explores the key tenets of Romanticism and their impact on Western thought, culture and civilisation, including physics and medical science in particular. Mihoub’s translation provides a new audience with access to a seminal book in Western philosophy and the human sciences.

Published: 2018

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