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Immigrant narratives [electronic resource] : orientalism and cultural translation in Arab-American and Arab-British literature / Waïl S. Hassan.

Author/Creator:
Hassan, Waïl S.
Publication:
New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xvi, 259 p.)
Subjects:
American literature -- Arab American authors -- History and criticism.
English literature -- Arab authors -- History and criticism.
Emigration and immigration in literature.
Arab Americans -- Ethnic identity.
Arab Americans in literature.
Arabs in literature.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Drawing upon postcolonial, translation, and minority discourse theory, this book investigates how key Arab-American and Arab-British writers have described their immigrant experiences.
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.
Notes:
Electronic reproduction. Askews and Holts. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-19-991923-2
1-283-42306-5
9786613423061
0-19-979213-5
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