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Author Mohaghegh, Jason Bahbak, 1979- author.

Title The writing of violence in the Middle East : inflictions / Jason Bahbak Mohaghegh.

Publication Info. London, England ; New York, New York : Continuum International Publishing, 2012.

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Description 1 online resource (249 pages).
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Series; Title; Copyright; Ohters; Dedication; Contents; Series Foreword; Preface; Chapter 0 Zero-World Consciousness; 1 Threat: Writings of Betrayal; 2 Annihilation: Writings of Cruelty; Chapter 3 Sharpening: Writings of Evil; Chapter 4 Deception: Writings of Midnight; Chapter 5 Rage: Writings of Overthrow; Chapter 6 Assassination: Writings of War; Chapter 6.5 Interlude: Of the Factions, of the Barriers; Chapter 7 Conclusion (Of Those Who Have Become Jagged): Reckonings of an Eastern Violence; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary Writing has come face-to-face with a most crucial juncture: to negotiate with the inescapable presence of violence. From the domains of contemporary Middle Eastern literature, this book stages a powerful conversation on questions of cruelty, evil, rage, vengeance, madness, and deception. Beyond the narrow judgment of violence as a purely tragic reality, these writers (in states of exile, prison, martyrdom, and war) come to wager with the more elusive, inspiring, and even ecstatic dimensions that rest at the heart of a visceral universe of imagination. Covering complex and controversial themati.
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Subject Middle Eastern literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Violence in literature.
Literature, Experimental.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Mohaghegh, Jason Bahbak, 1979- Writing of violence in the Middle East : inflictions. London, England ; New York, New York : Continuum International Publishing, ©2012 xl, 208 pages Suspensions (Series) 9781472529442
ISBN 9781441150639 (e-book)
1441150633 (e-book)
1306844789 (ebk)
9781306844789 (ebk)
9781441106308 (hardcover)
1441106308 (hardcover)