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Contemporary Arab women writers : cultural expression in context

Author: Anastasia Valassopoulos
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
Series: Routledge research in postcolonial literatures, 21.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book engages with contemporary Arab women writers from Egypt, Palestine, Lebanon and Algeria. In spite of Edward Said's groundbreaking reappraisal of the uneven relationship between the West and the Arab world in Orientalism, there has been little postcolonial criticism of Arab writing. Anastasia Valassopoulos raises the profile of Arab women writers by examining how they negotiate contexts and experiences that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Valassopoulos, Anastasia, 1973-
Contemporary Arab women writers.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2007
(DLC) 2007018407
(OCoLC)123968891
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anastasia Valassopoulos
ISBN: 9780203307090 0203307097
OCLC Number: 229908609
Description: 1 online resource (x, 176 pages).
Contents: 1. Women, not heroines or icons of modernity --
2. Again: Nawal El Saadawi --
--
3. Danger and creativity: Lebanese war novelists --
4. The Garnet series: translations --
5. Ahlam Mosteghanemi and Ahdaf Soueif: 'physical textures' and 'exceptional events' --
6. Re-exoticizing the Orient.
Series Title: Routledge research in postcolonial literatures, 21.
Responsibility: Anastasia Valassopoulos.
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Revitalizing theoretical concepts associated with feminism, gender studies and cultural studies, this book explores how art history, popular culture, translation studies, psychoanalysis and news  Read more...

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