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

Author: Waïl S Hassan
Publisher: New York, New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011.
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Drawing upon postcolonial, translation, and minority discourse theory, this book investigates how key Arab-American and Arab-British writers have described their immigrant experiences.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Hassan, Waïl S.
Immigrant narratives.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010054543
(OCoLC)695857069
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Waïl S Hassan
ISBN: 0199792135 9780199792139
OCLC Number: 772499865
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 259 pages)
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: Waïl S. Hassan.

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