Disorientation: Muslim Identity in Contemporary Anglophone Literature

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ISBN-13:
9781137281722
Einband:
eBook
Seiten:
223
Autor:
E. Santesso
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PDF
eBook Format:
eBook
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Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
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Focusing on British novels about the Muslim immigrant experience published after 9/11; this book examines the promise as well as the limits of 'British Muslim' identity as a viable form of self-representation, and the challenges - particularly for women - of reconciling non-Western religious identity with the secular policies of Western states.
Introduction 1. Islam and British Literature 2. Rethinking Hybridity in Monica Ali's Brick Lane 3. Subaltern Desire in Leila Aboulela's Minaret 4. Mimicry in Fadia Faqir's Cry of the Dove 5. Cosmopolitanism and Transnationalism in Camilla Gibb's Sweetness in the Belly 6. Resisting Disorientation Notes Bibliography Index
Focusing on British novels about the Muslim immigrant experience published after 9/11; this book examines the promise as well as the limits of 'British Muslim' identity as a viable form of self-representation, and the challenges - particularly for women - of reconciling non-Western religious identity with the secular policies of Western states.

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