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Immigrant narratives : orientalism and cultural translation in Arab American and Arab British literature

Autor Waïl S Hassan
Vydavatel: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011.
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Since the work of Edward Said first appeared, countless studies have shown the ways in which Western writers--sometimes unwittingly--participate in the oversimplified East/West dichotomy of Orientalism. Yet no study has considered how writers from the so-called Orient approach this idea. A wide-ranging survey of the vast and diverse world of Anglophone Arab literature, Immigrant Narratives examines the complex ways  Přečíst více...
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Žánr/forma: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Typ dokumentu: Book
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Waïl S Hassan
ISBN: 9780199792061 0199792062
OCLC číslo: 695857069
Popis: xvi, 259 pages ; 25 cm
Obsahy: Rise of Arab-American literature --
Gibran phenomenon --
Emergence of autobiography --
Retreat of cultural translation --
Exilic memoirs --
Academic itineraries --
Postcolonial translation --
Muslim immigrant fiction --
Queering orientalism.
Odpovědnost: Waïl S. Hassan.
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Drawing upon postcolonial, translation, and minority discourse theory, Immigrant Narratives investigates how key Arab-American and Arab-British writers have described their immigrant experiences, and  Přečíst více...

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