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Title Arab voices in diaspora [electronic resource] : critical perspectives on anglophone Arab literature / edited by Layla Al Maleh.

Imprint Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2009.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 491 pages).
Series Cross/cultures: readings in the post/colonial literatures in English ; 115
Cross/cultures ; 115.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Anglophone Arab literature : an overview / Layla Al Maleh -- Gibran and Orientalism / Waïl S. Hassan -- Strategic genius, disidentification, and the burden of the Prophet in Arab-American poetry / Richard E. Hishmeh -- The dialectic of the nature/man/God trilogy of acceptance and tolerance in the works of Amine F. Rihani / Boulos Sarru -- The last migration : the first contemporary example of Lebanese diasporic literature / Syrine Hout -- Transnational diaspora and the search for home in Rabih Alameddine's I, the divine : a novel in first chapters / Carol Fadda-Conrey -- The dynamics of intercultural dislocation : hybridity in Rabih Alameddine's I, the divine / Cristina Garrigós -- The semiosis of food in Diana Abu Jaber's Crescent / Brinda J. Mehta -- How to be a successful double agent : (dis)placement as strategy in Fadia Faqir's Pillars of salt / Diya M. Abdo -- Women in exile : the "unhomely" in Fadia Faqir's Pillars of salt / Fadia Suyoufie & Lamia Hammad -- Bodies across : Ahdaf Soueif, Fadia Faqir, Diana Abu Jaber / Marta Cariello -- Searching for room to move : producing and negotiating space in Leila Aboulela's Minaret / Marta Cariello -- From harem to Harvard : cross-cultural memoir in Leila Ahmed's A border passage / Geoffrey P. Nash -- (Trans)planting cedars : seeking identity, nationality, and culture in the Lebanese diaspora / Victoria M. Abboud -- Tomorrow they write their story : Chaldeans in America and the transforming narrative of identities / Yasmeen Hanoosh -- From romantic mystics to hyphenated ethnics : Arab-American writers negotiating/shifting identity / Layla Al Maleh -- Making it survive here and "dreams of return" : community and identity in the poetry of Mohja Kahf / Samaa Abdurraqib -- Meditations on memory and belonging : Nada Awar Jarrar's Somewhere, home / Dawn Mirapuri.
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Subject English literature -- Arab authors -- History and criticism.
English literature -- Arab influences.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Arab voices in diaspora. Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2009 9789042027183 (OCoLC)472870669
ISBN 9789042027190 (electronic bk.)
9042027193 (electronic bk.)