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Muslims and American popular culture / Iraj Omidvar and Anne R. Richards, editors.

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Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, [2014]
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2 volumes ; 25 cm
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Subjects:
Muslims -- United States -- Intellectual life.
Muslims in popular culture -- United States.
Contents:
Volume 1. Introduction: Muslim Americans in the 21st century / Anne R. Richards and Iraj Omidvar
Comedy and theater. "There's nothing funny about your people": Muslim-American humor in the post 9/11 world / Michael Malek Najjar
The struggle for transcendence: Iraqi Islamic women in Heather Raffo's 9 parts of desire / Jennifer Douglas
Television. Gender roles and marriage in Muslim-American reality TV / Mary Elizabeth Boucebci
Remapping terrorism stereotypes in Battlestar galactica / C. W. Marshall and Tiffany Potter
The big conceal: representations of the hijab in Little mosque on the prairie / Mariam Esseghaier
Little mosque on the prairie: religious education on the airwaves? / Brenna Clark Gray
Film. The race is on: Muslims and Arabs in the American imagination / Moustafa Bayoumi
The message: from radical terror to "old but good" / Andrea Stanton
Marked off: Hollywood's untold story of Arabs, Muslims, and camels / Waleed Mahdi
Beyond muezzins and mujahideen: Middle-Eastern voices in post-9/11 Hollywood movies / Nolwenn mingant
Popular fiction and poetry. Normalizing islam: representations of good and bad Muslims in Khaled Hosseini's The kite runner / Shawn Picht
Muslim stereotypes in John Updike's Terrorist / Mohammad Shaaban Deyab
What can a Pakistani-American novel tell us about America's "terrorist threat from within" / Bidhan Chandra Roy
The enduring allure of Rumi and Sufism in American literature / Nilgu╠łn Anadoluokur
Thoroughly Muslim mystic: rewriting Rumi in America / Chenaz Seelarbokus
Sufis and Indians: Muslim-American visions of Islam / Joseph Rega
Fantasy, comics, and digital culture. The influence of Muslims and Islam in science fiction, fantasy, and comics / Rebecca Hankins and Joyce Thornton
Frank Miller's 300, before and after 9/11 / C. W. Marshall
Music. Sonic bridges: the rise of Muslim-American music / Lori Zehra Goshert
Cut from the same cloth: American and Palestinian hip hop / Yen Rodriguez
Muslim-Filipino traditions in Filipino-American popular culture / Mary Talusan
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Omidvar, Iraj editor of compilation.
Richards, Anne R., 1961- editor of compilation.
ISBN:
9780313379628 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0313379629 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780313379635 (ebook)
OCLC:
852681879