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Author Salaita, Steven, 1975-

Title Modern Arab American fiction : a reader's guide / Steven Salaita.

Imprint Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2011.

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 Moore Stacks  PS153.A73 S33 2011    Available  ---
Edition 1st ed.
Description viii, 154 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Arab American writing
Arab American writing.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references ( p.151-152 ) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Uses of the Lebanese Civil War in Arab American fiction: Etel Adnan, Rawi Hage, Patricia Sarrafian Ward -- Exploring Islam(s) in America: Mohja Kahf -- Sex, violence, and storytelling: Rabih Alameddine -- The eternity of immigration: Arab American short story collections (Joseph Geha, Frances Khirallah Noble, Evelyn Shakir, Susan Muaddi Darraj) -- Promised lands and unfulfilled promises: Laila Halaby -- Crescent moons, jazz music, and feral ethnicity: Diana Abu-Jaber -- From the Maghreb to the American mainstream: writers of North African origin (Anouar Majid, Laila Lalami, Samia Serageldin) -- Potpourri: Alicia Erian, Randa Jarrar, Susan Abulhawa.
Subject American fiction -- Arab American authors -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Arab Americans in literature.
Arabs in literature.
ISBN 9780815632771 (cloth : alk. paper)
0815632770 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780815632535 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0815632533 (pbk. : alk. paper)