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

Autor: Waïl S Hassan
Editora: 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  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Tipo de Documento: Livro
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Waïl S Hassan
ISBN: 9780199792061 0199792062 9780199354979 0199354979
Número OCLC: 695857069
Descrição: xvi, 259 p. ; 25 cm.
Conteúdos: 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.
Responsabilidade: 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  Ler mais...

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